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Earthquake: Magnitude 5.5, Near Ninilchik

An earthquake with a magnitude of  5.5,  53 miles NW of Homer, Alaska, occurred at 6:16 AM this morning: Source: Alaska Earthquake Center. A tsunami warning has not been issued at this time: Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

by · May 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
First Friday Art Walk of the year Rocks!

First Friday Art Walk of the year Rocks!

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The businesses and streets throughout town filled with local residents Friday evening, May 2nd for the first monthly First Friday Art Walk, sponsored by Seward Arts Council..  With many people turning out in the unseasonably sunny weather and 11 businesses participating, it appeared to be the busiest art walk ever. Folks were socializing, partaking of […]

by · May 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Second animated feature tonight

Second animated feature tonight

By Heidi Zemach-   Seward High School’s National Honor Society and the high school theater program will present its second movie showing, The Croods, Thursday May 1st at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The first movie night, April 17th, featuring Disney’s animated hit, Frozen. It was a great success, according to auditorium tech Mark Teckenbrock. Seventy-three children and […]

by · April 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·
AVTEC Academy Cafe open May 15-June 13

AVTEC Academy Cafe open May 15-June 13

The Academy Café is open Tuesdays through Fridays, May 15 through Friday, June 13.  Reservations need to be made online and are open now.   Diners will experience Mediterranean dishes created and presented by AVTEC culinary students.  To make reservations visit www.avtec.edu and under hot topics click on the link to Academy Café reservations.  Please note the few changes made to policies regarding reservations. […]

by · April 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward High School Athletics now Online

You can now Find the Seward High School Seahawks schedule online at: http://arbiterlive.com/Teams?entityId=20734

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Fairness and introspection at Alaska Press Club Conference

Fairness and introspection at Alaska Press Club Conference

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – What do Alaska journalists talk about when they’re at a conference together? The 2014 Alaska Press Club Conference in Anchorage April 24-26 was attended by Anchorage TV reporters, and radio and newspaper reporters from across the state, as well as some UAA journalism students, professors, and Alaska bloggers. With all the uncertainties and turnover […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Congratulations, Ashley!

The KBEA Scholarship Committee has selected three scholarship recipients. Each of the following students will receive $500 to use for their education: Ashley von Borstel, Seward High School – Ashley plans to attend University of Alaska in Fairbanks majoring in Biology. She hopes to go on to veterinary school. Justice English, Kenai Central High School – Justice plans to attend […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 2 comments ·
The Croods at High School Thursday MAY 1, 7pm

The Croods at High School Thursday MAY 1, 7pm

  Our first movie night at SHS was a great success, thanks to all who came to our showing of Frozen! This Thursday NHS and the SHS Theatre present:   The Croods Rated PG Thursday May 1st 7 pm   Please come and tell your friends! Benefiting SHS Theater and the Seward Animal Shelter Popcorn, Candy Bars and Beverages available for sale!

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward has a new Paddling Association… and an upcoming community-wide Pot Luck!

Situated right on Resurrection Bay, and just a stone’s throw from Kenai Fjords National Park and Prince William Sound, Seward is bursting with fantastic paddling opportunities!  Between the local guiding companies, resident paddlers, and visitors wanting to explore these waters – we have a large population of water sports enthusiasts in our area.  With so many people out on the […]

by · April 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Teacher Appreciation Day May 5th

Monday, May 5th, is the date of our traditional Cinco De Mayo Teacher Appreciation Luncheon.  Volunteers are needed to contribute to our potluck meal.  Help show how grateful we are to our wonderful teachers and staff.  Please contact the committee chair listed below if you are able to contribute: Elementary School:     Lidia Petersen @ 362-6201 or Sandy Szymaszek @ 491-0338 Middle School:             Tom Sears […]

by · April 25, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Walk/Bike/Roll to School May 7th

A Message from the Seward PTSA -  Spring has sprung and bike are coming out in full force.  Now that the sidewalks are clear of snow it is time to get out the bike helmets and tennis shoes and get out and enjoy this beautiful weather we have been having.   The annual walk/bike/roll to school day is scheduled for Wednesday […]

by · April 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Winter Bear a powerful play on suicide

Winter Bear a powerful play on suicide

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Winter Bear, a travelling play about suicide by former Alaska Writer Laureate Anne Hanley from Fairbanks Alaska, reached an audience of about 300-350 Wednesday, April 22 during daytime performances for Seward Middle School and High School students, and an evening turnout of another 45-55 community members. A handful of teenagers returned Wednesday evening […]

by · April 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Dannah Johnston Receives Peter McNeal Scholarship

Dannah Johnston Receives Peter McNeal Scholarship

Press Release -  Seward, AK: Dannah Johnston, a Sr. Deckhand and valued employee of Kenai Fjords Tours, was awarded the Alaska Vocational and Technical Education Center’s 2013/2014 Peter McNeal Scholarship. This memorial scholarship, funded by Brice Marine, is in honor of Peter McNeal, a valued crewman of the Tug SamB. Dannah was chosen for this award based on her scholastic […]

by · April 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Little League Kickoff and Registration THIS SUNDAY April 27th 1 PM

The winter is unquestionably over which means that…. It is time for another year of Seward Little League! The Kickoff and Registration Event will be at 1 PM  THIS SUNDAY April 27th at the Little League Field on 4th Avenue For 2014, we will be sponsoring Co-Ed teams in the T-Ball, Minor League, and Major League Divisions.  This is an opportunity […]

by · April 22, 2014 · 1 comment ·
North America Outdoor Institute Seminar in Seward May 2

North America Outdoor Institute Seminar in Seward May 2

by · April 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Spring Concert springs some surprises

Spring Concert springs some surprises

HEIDI ZEMACH for SCN – Some girls and boys wore their regular tees and jeans, while others dressed up in sparkling summery dresses with bows, or suits and ties for Thursday evening’s Seward Elementary School’s Grade 3-6 Spring Concert, headed by all-schools music teacher Breighley Sexton. It was also an eclectic smorgasbord of music and movement ranging from simple beginning […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
The Winter Bear Project & Potluck April 23 in Seward

The Winter Bear Project & Potluck April 23 in Seward

The Winter Bear Project Press Release Kenai Peninsula, AK: The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and The Winter Bear Project will present performances of The Winter Bear, a play by former Alaska Writer Laureate Anne Hanley, in Seward. Admission is free. Times and location follows: Seward – Wednesday, April 23rd, 7:00pm at the Seward High School Theater. Bring a dish […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Seward, Are You Building or Adding On?

Please join us today for the annual Permitting & Agency Information Day! It is from 11am-3pm at the Seward Community Library.  Agency representatives will be available to assist with your permit application, summer project and provide information on Planning, Permitting, Floodplain Development, Fisheries & Wildlife Management, Habitat & Wetlands, and other topics. Sponsored by the City of Seward Community Development, […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Introducing the 2014 Lady Seahawks Soccer Team

Introducing the 2014 Lady Seahawks Soccer Team

Top Row Left to Right: Head Coach Kelly Smith, Susanna Doepken, Carrie Andersen, Kelsey McKean, Cambria Robinson, Tyler Rose Quiring, Chloe Baldwin, Hannah Ohlsen, Tonie Bangos( Assistant Coach) Bottom Row Left to Right: Bailey Storey, Basil Dougherty, Sabrina Spiers, Katie Withrow, Mariah Doepken, Ashley Whiteshield, Kara Knotek, Tia Miranda, Susie Alvarez First Home game April 25 at 3pm! Come support your […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Qutekcak Scholarship Auction/Potluck April 18

Qutekcak Scholarship Auction/Potluck April 18

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Lemonade Day Alaska Kicks off its 4th year in Alaska!

Lemonade Day Alaska Kicks off its 4th year in Alaska!

Lemonade Day Alaska Kicks off its 4th year in Alaska! Lemonade Day Alaska teaches kids about starting a business, but also about the importance of financial literacy and giving back to the community.  Program participants are allowed to keep all of the money they raise from operations, but are encouraged to “spend a little, save a little, and share a […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Maritime Industry Well Represented at Job Fair

Maritime Industry Well Represented at Job Fair

By Rick Smeriglio for Seward City News – Between 100 and 200 persons, mainly students, attended the annual job fair hosted by Alaska Vocational Technical Center in Seward on Monday, April 7. At least six maritime employers handed out applications and company information. Several said they had hired from AVTEC programs in the past. Riki Clark, crewing administrator for Crowley […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Mayor Navarre Available Here In Seward!

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Tuesday, April 15. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 9:30 am until noon at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input, insights and discussion on issues that affect the Seward area, including surrounding […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
McKnight on inspiring life-long learners

McKnight on inspiring life-long learners

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward Elementary 5th grade teacher Terri McKnight has been selected as a BP Teacher of Excellence. Many Seward-El teachers have been nominated in the past, and McKnight has been nominated before, but this is the first time she actually filled out all the required paperwork, said Principal David Kingsland. Like most teachers, McKnight focuses […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Kenai Fjords Tours Thanks Seward Boys and Girls Club

Kenai Fjords Tours Thanks Seward Boys and Girls Club

Kenai Fjords Tours would like to thank the Seward Boys and Girls Club for contributing their lovely artwork to our Marine Science Explorer Program. With the guidence of Justine Pechuzal, amazing community artist, the students transformed a white box into an enchanting underwater look at Resurrection Bay. While studying the intertidal ecosystem in our backyard, students added paintings to the box until […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Native Art Classes at Qutekcak

Native Art Classes at Qutekcak

  Native Art Classes at Qutekcak The 2014 Alaska Native Art classes are going strong at QNT.  Participants have been enjoying trying their hands at traditional native arts. Classes began in February and will continue through May.  The classes are open to all. Join us on Wednesdays at 11am for basket weaving, and 1pm for carving and Fridays at 1pm […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
DaVinci Camp Registration Open

DaVinci Camp Registration Open

by · April 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments in Seward on May 6

Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments in Seward on May 6

Kenai Peninsula School District Media Release Soldotna, April 2, 2014—Children who will be four years old by September 1, 2014, have an opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten classes at their local area school in the fall. To qualify for the classes, parents and guardians must contact their local area school to schedule a Pre-K assessment, and complete an application prior to the […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·