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Success in Seward

Success in Seward

The group posing with their Fancy Puffins! Chinooks held its first Sip & Paint event this past weekend and it couldn’t have been a better turn out! These events are an ideal way to “let loose” and break up those long weeks during the winter. “It gives us something to look forward to”, said one participant. “We had a BLAST”, […]

February 3, 2016 ·
Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Auction

Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Auction

Dessert Silent Auction  Friday, February 5th during the Seahawk Classic Basketball Tournament 5pm – 8pm – Seward High School Come watch the games, cheer on the home team and bid on some delicious desserts!  Winning bids will be awarded at 8pm.  Anyone wishing to donate a dessert for the auction please contact Kim Reierson at 224-3351 or at kreierson@kpbsd.org.

January 29, 2016 ·
Small Town Sip and Paint

Small Town Sip and Paint

The “social painting” industry is now venturing to the smaller towns of Alaska. You heard it right – Alaska Owned and Operated, Paint this Town Alaska is bringing the “Sip & Paint” experience to YOU! What is social painting, you ask? You may recall seeing many of your friends and family in the lower 48 posting vibrant photos of them […]

January 19, 2016 ·

POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER AT SENIOR CENTER

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER is hosting a SOUP-SUPPER event on FRIDAY, JANUARY 15th, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  Cost is $5.00 per person, or, receive a free meal with a donation of 2 cans of food.  This is a benefit for the He Will Provide Food Bank and the senior nutrition program.  

January 14, 2016 ·
Sip and Paint comes to Seward!

Sip and Paint comes to Seward!

The “social painting” industry is now venturing to the smaller towns of Alaska. You heard it right – Alaska Owned and Operated, Paint this Town Alaska has decided to bring the “Sip & Paint” concept to those towns that often go overlooked. What is social painting, you ask? You may recall seeing many of your friends and family in the […]

January 13, 2016 ·
Murkowski Continues Fight Against Frankenfish, Moves to Block FDA Commissioner Nominee

Murkowski Continues Fight Against Frankenfish, Moves to Block FDA Commissioner Nominee

Senator: “Voluntary Labelling of GE Salmon is Not Adequate”  WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) continued her fight against genetically engineered (GE) salmon by announcing in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee that she would block confirmation proceedings of the nominee to be FDA Commissioner, Dr. Robert Califf, on the Senate floor if her concerns […]

January 13, 2016 ·
Super Bowl Party at Chinooks, Feb 7

Super Bowl Party at Chinooks, Feb 7

Join Chinooks Waterfront and the Cask & Compass Bar on Super Bowl Sunday to watch the game on a 10 foot screen.  Seating opens up at noon, $20 entry for food and door prizes, endless wings, and a $3 beer special.  For more information call Dale @ 491-1041

January 4, 2016 ·

Volunteers needed to assist Salvation Army during holidays

Jerry Olive is sponsoring the Salvation Army Kettle at Safeway during the holiday season.  He is in  need of volunteers to assist with it.  Length of time and date are very flexible!  This is for a very good cause.  If interested, contact Jerry at 224-5857.  Happy Holidays!

December 11, 2015 ·
Seward Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair December 4 & 5

Seward Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair December 4 & 5

2015 Seward Holiday Arts and Craft Fair Music 12/4 Friday 5-9pm shopping hours 5:30-6pm Heidi and her Angels 6-8pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 8-9pm Randy & Deborah Altermatt   12/5 Saturday 10am-6pm shopping hours Noon-1pm Conway Seavey 1-2pm Randy & Deborah Altermatt 2-4pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 4-5pm Seward Community Band 5-6pm Conway Seavey

December 3, 2015 ·

Healthier Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, full of joyous celebrations and time with loved ones.  However, many people find that holiday cheer comes with an uninvited guest. Extra pounds. Seasonal baking, feasting, and parties can be a stumbling block for even the most well-intentioned individual. Here are a few tips to help keep those sneaky extra pounds from […]

November 27, 2015 ·
Visitors at Seward Resort pose with the wild fish they caught in, and around Resurrection Bay this summer. Heidi Zemach file photo.

Seward Fishing Community dismayed by FDA approving genetically modified fish

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Word that the Food and Drug Administration had approved the human consumption of a genetically modified animal for the first time ever Thursday, the dreaded “Frankenfish,” traveled fast in Alaska. Several Seward residents SCN spoke with were not happy about its implications, either for the Alaska fishing industry, or for consumers. In a town that prides […]

November 21, 2015 ·
Alaska Delegation Responds to FDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon

Alaska Delegation Responds to FDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon

Alaska Delegation Responds to FDA Approval of GE Salmon Marks First Ever Approval of GE Animal for Human Consumption Washington, D.C. – After years of pushback from consumers, scientific experts and fishing interests, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the first ever “approval for a genetically engineered animal intended for food, AquAdvantage Salmon.” The Alaska Congressional Delegation, […]

November 19, 2015 ·

Reminder – SNSC Social at 5:30 tomorrow

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Seward Nordic Ski Club Membership Social featuring: 11th Annual Back Country Film Festival Soup, Bread, Beer, Raffle Prizes Saturday, November 14th – 5:30 at the Rae Building We need people to bring soup and baked goods. Thanks for all your help! SNSC

November 13, 2015 ·

Zudy’s Dinner Club

Hey Seward Friends!  Join us at Zudy’s Cafe on November 14th for an evening of fantastic food and live music.  The evening will start with appetizer’s at 5:30pm followed by dinner being served at 6pm. For $40 a person enjoy appetizer’s, salad, the main dish and dessert. There is also beer and wine for purchase. We have 36 spots available […]

November 6, 2015 ·

AVTEC’s Fall Academy Cafe

The Fall Academy Café is open Tuesdays through Fridays, Nov. 4-Dec. 16.  It will be closed Nov. 25, 26 & 27. Reservations need to be made online and will open Tuesday, Oct. 20.   Diners will experience Cajun Creole themed dishes created and presented by AVTEC culinary students.  To make reservations visit www.avtec.edu and under hot topics click on the link […]

October 16, 2015 ·

FREE WORKSHOP at Frontier Trading Post, 233 4th Ave, Downtown Seward

Tired, Moody and Craving Sweets? FREE WORKSHOP at Frontier Trading Post, 233 4th Ave, Downtown Seward Saturday, October 10, 2015 10am -11am  Join us in October for our new 10-Day Blood Sugar Support Program, and reshape your life in ten days. Our free workshop can help support a well-functioning blood sugar metabolism and establish new habits to support vitality. This […]

October 8, 2015 ·
Friends Host Evening With Jackie Pels at Annual Membership Meeting

Friends Host Evening With Jackie Pels at Annual Membership Meeting

On Thursday evening, Oct 1st, 2015, starting at 6 p.m. the Friends of the Seward Library will be hosting a pot luck dinner and conversation at the library community room with special guest Jackie Pels. Jackie is a well know publisher and author in Seward. Her two dozen books include Alaskan stories with personal and community histories. Her best known […]

September 30, 2015 ·
Mike and Raylene O'Connor toast new owners Brian and Micheley Svabik, who take over the Resurrect Coffee House & Gallery October 1st, 2015. Heidi Zemach photo.

Resurrect Art turned over to new owners

Heidi Zemach for SCN- After 13 ½ years of operating Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery in Seward, Raylene and Michael O’ Connor are pulling up stakes and selling their business to a younger couple, Micheley and Brian Svabik, who take over the business October 1st. The O’Connors had purchased the old 1916-constructed church building (where local Methodist and Lutheran congregations […]

September 29, 2015 ·
Oktoberfest at The Cookery featuring The Polka Buzz!

Oktoberfest at The Cookery featuring The Polka Buzz!

Break out the lederhosen and dust off your stein, Oktoberfest is happening in Seward this year. Join The Cookery and friends on Friday Oktober 2, from 5-9 pm in downtown Seward. Schnitzel, brats, beer, and more, will be available. Polka band “The Polka Buzz” will be in town for some fall festive music and good times. Their first set kicks off at […]

September 25, 2015 ·
Dinner & Auction on Fox Island this Saturday, August 22

Dinner & Auction on Fox Island this Saturday, August 22

Tickets are still available! Call 907-224-3445 to get yours today. Auction items include: fishing trips, passes on the Alaska Railroad, jewelry, artwork, quilts, lodging gift cards, restaurant gift cards, and MORE! All proceeds benefit training for local firefighters and EMTs. 

August 18, 2015 ·

Art Walk in the Garden Awards

Friends of the Seward Library and the Garden Fairies wish to thank all of the community that stopped by during the Art Walk in the Garden event this last Friday! Thanks also to Nan Thompson and her sewing friends for the donations of the many ‘Fiber Art’ pieces and the individuals that gave. Over $600 was raised that will be […]

August 11, 2015 ·
Art Walk in the Garden this Friday

Art Walk in the Garden this Friday

Enjoy a walk through the finest flower garden in Seward during this month’s First Friday festivities. The Seward Community Library Association will be hosting 13 pieces of fiber art in the garden located on the south side of the Seward Community Library & Museum (corner of 6th and Adams). Proceeds from sale of the artwork will go towards maintaining and […]

August 5, 2015 ·
Community Pot Luck & Welcome Party for Obihiro Exchange Students July 28

Community Pot Luck & Welcome Party for Obihiro Exchange Students July 28

July 20, 2015 ·

Seward Civil Air Patrol Open House BBQ/Potluck July 25

Seward Civil Air Patrol will hold an open house Saturday, July 25th from Noon-2 p.m. at the silver hanger on the Seward airport. Help us celebrate a successful rebuilding year at this BBQ/Potluck! Please bring a dish to share. Come support our growing CAP Cadet Program for youth 12-18. Interested youth and adults are welcome to attend a cadet meeting […]

July 16, 2015 ·
Seward’s Fourth of July Weekend Schedule of Events

Seward’s Fourth of July Weekend Schedule of Events

  Don’t forget the Nordic Ski Club pasta feed on July 3rd from 5-7PM at the Seward Middle School.  See more information here: http://sewardcitynews.com/2015/06/mt-marathon-race-pasta-feed-july-3/ Also, the Mount Marathon Race awards ceremony will be held on July 4th at the AVTEC gym beginning at 6PM.

July 3, 2015 ·
Whole Pie Sale — Today (July 3) — 4-6pm

Whole Pie Sale — Today (July 3) — 4-6pm

July 3, 2015 ·