By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – Regardless of where you live in Alaska, the health and pulse of the state’s maritime economy affects you. According to the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan (AMWDP) issued May 2014, the maritime sector employs over 68,000 workers statewide, making it Alaska’s largest private sector employer. What Alaskans don’t catch, grow, dig up or make for […]
City of Seward
http://www.youralaskalink.com/news/Alaska-Municipal-League-283431231.html Local leaders from every corner of the state have taken over downtown Anchorage this week. The Alaska Municipal League conference was formed to help cities and assemblys strengthen themselves though out the state and receive in depth study or refreshers for those in need. Attendees say the event is vital to the planning and handling of the upcoming year. […]
SPRD Bulletin… URBACHS youth Basketball is right around the corner! Saturdays at Sports & Rec January 24th – March 21st Preschool through 5th grade. Sat, Jan 10th there will be a FREE Jamboree where you can meet the coaches, work on your skill and scrimmage with your friends at 10am. Register by Dec 19th to receive a complimentary team jersey, […]
From the Seward City Clerk – The Special City Council meeting for the City Manager’s evaluation has been canceled. The matter will come before the City Council to reschedule at their December 8, 2014 meeting.
The Seward Recreation Committee Meeting has been canceled today due to a lack of a quorum.
A good time was had Saturday in the Library Museum at our celebration of the season. Music and dancing in the stacks, family story time, face painting, kids crafts, museum open and free, awesome finger foods and cider. Valarie Kingsland and the library staff, Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Friends of the library want to thank the community for […]
By R. Smeriglio for SCN – Seward and the rest of Alaska use lots of energy and pay high dollars for it. Alaskan businesses and consumers pay, but few here benefit from the high costs. The presenters, exhibitors and sponsors of the Seward Energy Fair addressed that issue with solid information, tangible products and more than little enthusiasm. George Roe […]
PUBLIC NOTICE Seward Recreation Committee Meeting A Special Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committee Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Teen & Youth Center 336 Third Avenue, Rec Room Seward, Alaska ALL PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND. (Note: Time & Location Varies For Each Meeting) Click here to view the agenda.
The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) is hosting their first Seward Energy Fair today, November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology Student Service Center from 12 to 5 pm. Key note speakers from local and statewide agencies will be reviewing energy options for businesses and home owners […]
Many of Seward’s community have not been into the new Museum space located just inside the entry of the Library Museum building. This Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1-4 p.m. during the open house celebration of the season, the museum will be open and free to the public. The museum is the new home of the collections of both the Resurrection […]
SPRD Bulletin… Congrats to Tim Shearer, Luther Freeman, Bruce Knofel, Devin Putney & Steve Fink who ventured to Anchorage to compete in the 4 Wall Turkey Brawl Racquetball Tournament at the Midtown Alaska Club Nov 7 – 9th (photo attached names in order right to left as listed above). Experiencing some tough competition… Tim Shearer came back with 1st place […]
City of Seward Animal Shelter Public Service Announcement – Parvovirus can occur in any dog, as the virus is easily transmitted. The virus is extremely hardy in the environment, and in some areas can survive 3-7 years. Parvo is extremely resilient and can be transmitted in any discharge from an infected animal, especially feces and vomit. The Parvovirus withstands wide […]
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – Seward City Council gave due public notice of its special meeting and Vice Mayor Marianna Keil gaveled it to order promptly at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 10 with a scant half dozen citizens in attendance. The duly noticed agenda listed “executive session” as the only item of business. Only three things happened publicly […]
The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) are hosting their first Seward Energy Fair on November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology Student Service Center from 12 to 5 pm. This free event is being held in order to educate and update our local community members about the […]
Friends of the Library Museum is having a canned food drive for Seward’s food bank, He Will Provide. During our open house this Saturday, 1-4 pm or any time the library is open this Saturday, November 15, 2014, community may drop off canned food items that will go to the local food bank. Only non-perishables please, canned goods preferred. Come […]
First time I was in Seward it was spring of ’95 to help prep my family’s boat to get it in the water for a full summer of sending folks around Prince William Sound on tours- what a neat place you have to live in! I will be glad to see the city again this weekend as I join with Alaska […]
Come celebrate the joy of the season at the Seward Community Library Museum on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 1 – 4 p.m. with free guided tours, live music, kids activities, a special preview of the 2014 Wish Tree and much more! “This open house is a great way to explore Seward’s favorite library/museum and welcome some terrific new staff,” Friends […]
The Recreation Committee will meet again next Wed, Nov 12 at SCLM Room 205 beginning at 12 noon to continue their work on the SPRD Master Plan. All meetings are always open to the public.
The Board of Directors and staff of Seward Community Health Center (SCHC) are extremely pleased to announce that Lori Hamilton, a licensed and certified Physician Assistant (PA), has recently joined its staff as its first permanent medical provider. Lori, who started at the Health Center on Oct. 27, is seeing both new and established patients. She will be providing a […]
Let’s face it, men. When it comes to our health, we act more like big, hairy animals than real men. Sure, we’re busy. Work, family, kids. When was the last time you had a nap? And going to the doctor? Forget it. If it can’t be cured over-the-counter, then it’s probably not curable, right? Wrong. These are only excuses. Most […]
Seward, Alaska – Now is the time to begin planning to sign up for affordable health insurance for 2015. Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace begins Saturday, November 15, 2014. Financial help is available to offset the cost of insurance. 88% of Alaskans who applied last year were eligible for cost savings. Alaskans who have already signed up for […]
Heidi Zemach for SCN – The idea of developing a permanent ice rink for Seward is persisting since the Seward Recreation Committee began considering it more than a year ago. Admittedly, it’s no further along than it was before. But that’s because the idea has to be taken up by either a private developer, a group of developers or interested […]
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet in a special meeting on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of: Go Into Executive Session To Discuss Matters Pertaining To Threatened Or Pending Litigation. The meeting will be conducted in City Council Chambers, City Hall, 410 Adams […]
Seward Police Department Press Release – The Seward Police Department will be hosting a Citizen’s Police Academy beginning in January 2015. The classes will be held one evening per week for approximately 10 weeks. This will be a highly informative and interesting learning experience. The Citizen Police Academy will offer insights into the law enforcement profession here in Seward. Prospective […]