Events

Polar Bear Plunge 2013

Polar Bear Plunge 2013

Heidi Zemach for SCN It was a balmy afternoon, uncharactaristically free of snow, but still bone-chillingly cold in the water of the Seward Small Boat Harbor, as dozens of people, who took the plunge to raise money for cancer research learned first-hand Saturday. The 28th annual Polar Bear Jump off […]

Polar Bear Plunge Weekend

Polar Bear Plunge Weekend

  By Heidi Zemach for SCN Seward’s Small Boat Harbor and downtown will shrug off its Winter quiet, and fill with people in silly costumes and big hearts from across Alaska this weekend for the 28th annual Polar Bear Jumpoff Festival. It’s an event to raise money for cancer research. […]

January 23 teleconference: The Toll of Alaska’s Coal – Health Impacts of Coal Export

Wednesday, January 23, 9:00 am to 10:00 am At every stage – from mining, transportation, combustion, and disposal – coal  development threatens human health, air quality, and water quality. Learn more Presenters will discuss: Current coal mining proposals in Alaska; The adverse health effects of inhaling diesel particulate matter and […]

Saturday, January 12th, Library Museum dedication

Embracing History, Growing by Volumes becomes reality Organizers say everyone in Seward is invited to celebrate the dedication of the new Seward Community Library Museum next Saturday afternoon, January 12, but that preschoolers and school children and their parents are especially welcome. Besides an opening dedication ceremony with singing by […]

Seward Schools Site Based Council News

There’s a lot going on at Site Council these days! Please visit the council’s blog to see the agenda for the upcoming meeting (January 10 – 6:30, Seward Elementary School library).  Last month’s minutes are also available on the blog. Items being discussed include the high school football program, the […]

Valentines Murder Mystery Wedding

 Port City Players & Seward Resort are teaming up to bring you a Valentines Murder Mystery Wedding “Kate & Scott y the Knot” ONE NIGHT ONLY!!! Friday February 8th 6pm until midnight Seabolt Hall Seward Resort Food,Fun a cash bar and a DJ spinning the dance music. Limited seating so […]

Avalanche Awareness Class Sat 1/5/13 Seward

I will be putting on a second Free Avalanche Awareness Class Saturday 1/5 at Seward Mountain Haven from 9am- till around 3pm.  This class will be in the Commons building first on Left.  The class will be open to anyone who wants to attend to learn about avalanche safety or wants […]

Moving the museum

Moving the museum

Here are a few pictures of the museum move that show the work that went fast and smooth. News from the Library; according to Patty Linville, Director of the library museum, the goal set Friday was for the books to all be unpacked by the end of the day. Rachel […]

SOS Pets

SOS Pets

Start the new year with compassion and generosity by supporting your local pet advocacy nonprofit, SOS Pets based in Seward through the PFD Pick. Click. Give. program. Application period is January 1 and March 31, 2013. SOS Pets strives to promote responsible pet care. Spaying or neutering your pet is the most effective […]

Avalanche Awareness Class 12/15/2012 FREE,Seward

I will be putting on a Free Avalanche Awareness Class Saturday 12/15 at Seward Mountain Haven from 9am- till around 3pm.  This class will be in the Commons building first on Left.  The class will be open to anyone who wants to attend to learn about avalanche safety or wants a review if […]

Holiday Fair Greatly Enjoyed

Holiday Fair Greatly Enjoyed

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Friday and Saturday’s Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair saw full parking lots,  large crowds, and more vendors than ever at the AKRR Dale R. Lindsey cruise ship terminal building. It featured live music this year including songster Luke Rosier, the High School Choir, now renamed “Seahawks’ Voice,” […]

2012 Angel Tree Program

Do you know a family in the Seward, Bear Creek, or Moose Pass area in need of some extra help during the holidays?  Maybe a family that could use some extra toys, food, and/or cold weather gear? Here are three ways you can help! Nominate a family by submitting a nomination […]