Food

Healthy Nontoxic Pet Foods

Healthy Nontoxic Pet Foods

In recent years, thousands of pets were sickened and died from the food they ate. Many more thousands have suffered needlessly from disease and difficulties that may have been avoided. New book by Marie Wagner identifies some of the most common potentially harmful ingredients in commercial pet foods and gives simple healthy recipes for foods, snacks and treats that are […]

March 22, 2015 ·
Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop March 30

Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop March 30

    March 16, 2015 Cheese Making Workshop A hands-on Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop will be held Monday, March 30, 6:00-8:00 pm in the K.M.Rae Building, 125 Third Ave., Seward, AK. UAF Cooperative Extension Service faculty will be teaching how to make mozzarella cheese and demonstrating how queso fresco can be made at home. The class is limited to 12 […]

March 19, 2015 ·
15th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner April 11

15th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner April 11

AVTEC’s Alaska Culinary Academy cordially invites you to an elegant evening of fine dining at our 15th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner on Saturday, April 11 at the Alaska Culinary Academy, 518 Third Avenue in the banquet room. No host bar and silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Featuring cuisine prepared by the culinary academy […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Fresh fruits and vegetables to make the smoothies with are the key. Heidi Zemach photo

Smoothie Kickoff Event

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News Seward Middle School hosted a festive, well-orchestrated afternoon event Tuesday evening welcoming Capital Brands, a national blender manufacturer that will help the school provide nutritious smoothies to 39 students in Angie Hammer’s third-grade P.E. class every morning for the next three months. The middle school was one of six schools nationwide to win a […]

February 22, 2015 ·
Seward Middle School awarded $10,000 Nutri-Bullet grant

Seward Middle School awarded $10,000 Nutri-Bullet grant

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Thirty-nine middle school students, chosen at random, will soon begin participating in a new 90-day program that will boost their day with nutritional smoothies. Seward Middle School recently learned it had won a national contest from Nutri-Bullet, a smoothie blender manufacturer, and that it will also receive $10,000 for purchasing organic fruits and vegetables, […]

February 3, 2015 ·
Get your tickets for the Community Awards Night!

Get your tickets for the Community Awards Night!

  Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – Join Us for the 2014 Annual Community Awards Night! Seward, Alaska January 30, 2015 Friday, February 13, 2015, the Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau will recognize six individuals and businesses nominated for their outstanding contributions and service to the Seward community in 2014. Award categories include: Person of the […]

January 30, 2015 ·

BREEZE INN ANNOUNCES MAJOR RENOVATIONS

Press Release – DATE: January 22, 2015 The Breeze Inn Motel in Seward is pleased to announce an extensive renovation project is currently underway throughout our facilities. As part of the renovations, rooms are receiving fresh paint, new carpeting, curtains and bedspreads. Additionally, the Breeze Inn Restaurant will be closed from February 9th until early March for a complete remodel […]

January 22, 2015 ·
Tickets Still Available for Breakfast with Santa December 20

Tickets Still Available for Breakfast with Santa December 20

December 17, 2014 ·
Holiday Fair Brings Comfort and Joy

Holiday Fair Brings Comfort and Joy

By Heidi Zemach for SCN –  People streamed into the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at  Seward’s Alaska Railroad cruise ship depot Friday night and Saturday to peruse and perhaps purchase some of the beautiful handcrafted gifts for presents. They stayed to socialize and sample delicious crepes and cheesecakes from local vendors, to enjoy the musical acts, and have their […]

December 8, 2014 ·
Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Schedule

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair Schedule

HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR is this weekend in the cruise ship terminal. Shopping Friday 12/5  5-9pm and Sat. 12/6 10am-6pm Music and Santa schedule Friday Dec. 5th 5:45-6pm Miss Heidi’s Music Students/The Awesome Girl Band 6-8pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 8-9pm Conway Seavey   Sat. Dec. 6th 10:15-10:45am Seward Middle School Band 11-11:30am Seward Middle/High School […]

December 5, 2014 ·
Spreading Turkey Love Across America

Spreading Turkey Love Across America

  Heidi Zemach for SCN – Jeanie Greene, longtime host and producer of Heartbeat Alaska, whose family roots are in Seward, has been spreading the gift of Thanksgiving turkeys far and wide. She’s done this for 25 years, with help from her husband, Dennis. They  distributed 50 turkeys in Seward  in advance of this Thanksgiving. Some went to a local […]

November 26, 2014 ·

Seward Middle School eats their Fruits and Veggies

Click link for FOX Alaska News story on Seward Middle School: Seward Middle School eats their Fruits and Veggies. According to the Center for Disease Control, childhood obesity has more than quadrupled in adolescents – and folks in the city of Seward have decided to do something about it. Seward Middle School is competing for the nutri-bullet program – which […]

November 18, 2014 ·
Music and dancing in the stacks

Music and dancing in the stacks

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 […]

November 18, 2014 ·
Reminder: Civil Air Patrol Open House & BBQ November 16

Reminder: Civil Air Patrol Open House & BBQ November 16

November 16, 2014 ·
Library Museum open house 1-4pm Blackwater Railroad band

Library Museum open house 1-4pm Blackwater Railroad band

November 15, 2014 ·
Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance’s 8th annual beer and wine tasting event tonight, November 15!

Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance’s 8th annual beer and wine tasting event tonight, November 15!

Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance’s 8th annual beer and wine tasting event: Saturday, November 15, 2014, 7-10 pm Admission: $38 (includes 12 drink tickets) Advanced ticket purchase recommended. Visit rbca-alaska.org Bid on items at the silent auction, sample savory Alaskan appetizers prepared by regional chefs, pair your beverage choice with desserts donated by local connoisseurs. Questions? Call Pam Parker at 907 […]

November 15, 2014 ·

Canned Food Drive for Seward’s food bank

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 […]

November 12, 2014 ·

Open House at the Library Museum this Saturday 1-4pm

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 […]

November 11, 2014 ·
Civil Air Patrol Open House/BBQ November 16

Civil Air Patrol Open House/BBQ November 16

Interested in aviation? Or maybe the military? Or emergency services? If so, the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program is for you! If you’re 12–18 years old and looking for a challenge, join us for an informative introduction to Civil Air Patrol, the official civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. Learn about the incredible opportunities CAP has to offer, including […]

November 7, 2014 ·
New Native association created to promote community

New Native association created to promote community

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – A  gathering of 18 people held a potluck in the basement of the Seward Lutheran Church one recent Friday evening as leader/facilitator Kenneth Blatchford laid out his vision for Mount Marathon Native Association, the new organization. Blatchford, who most there call “Kenny” dominated the discussion, as others ate, drank coffee, nodded, smiled, raised their […]

October 24, 2014 ·

Make your reservations for the Academy Café

The Academy Café is open Tuesdays through Fridays, November 5 through December 17.  Reservations need to be made online and are open now.   Diners will experience Brazilian themed 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.

October 23, 2014 ·
Purchase Tickets at Safeway from 2:30PM-6:30PM Oct 16 &17!  See a list of auction items!

Purchase Tickets at Safeway from 2:30PM-6:30PM Oct 16 &17! See a list of auction items!

Please join us on Friday, October 24th from 6pm – 9pm for our 2nd annual Taco Feed/Auction fundraiser for Marathon Wrestling Club. All proceeds will benefit Seward area youth! Tickets on sale now, $20.00 per person, please contact Jewel Williams at 907-422-7130 for more information, to purchase tickets or to donate an item for our auction!! Hope to see you […]

October 16, 2014 ·
St. Peter’s Episcopal Dessert Extravaganza October 12

St. Peter’s Episcopal Dessert Extravaganza October 12

It’s time for St. Peter’s Episocopal Church annual Dessert Extravaganza with Silent and Live Auction, from 1 to 4P.M. Sunday, October 12, in the Community Room of the Library-Museum building at the corner of 6th and Adams. A variety of pies, candy, cheesecakes, brownies, cakes, cookies and cupcakes are just a sampling of goodies to satisfy dessert cravings. While feasting […]

October 9, 2014 ·
The Seward Music & Arts Festival celebrates its 11th Anniversary

The Seward Music & Arts Festival celebrates its 11th Anniversary

By Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – The 11th annual Seward Arts and Music Festival, Seward’s premier arts event was held this weekend.  The fabulous event, featuring music acts from across the region, local art as well food and craft vendors was well attended by both community residents and out of town visitors. SMAF Director Gail Burnard said that roughly a […]

September 29, 2014 ·