Health

City Council wrestles with AVTEC access

City Council wrestles with AVTEC access

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The City of Seward has options but no guarantees as it seeks recreational facilities to replace AVTEC. Citizens, city council members and several City staff felt compelled to comment on Seward’s Parks and Recreation withdrawal from Alaska Vocational Technical Center’s recreation facilities […]

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Mount Marathon Race: A Challenge for All Ages

By Millie Spezialy – The Mount Marathon Race is unique in many ways, one being that it welcomes all ages, from 7 year olds to 80 plus seniors. In 2015, two Alaskan women, Allie Ostrander, 19, and Ellyn Brown, 63, separated in age by over forty years, set Mount Marathon records. Ostrander, 19, broke […]

From Appalachia to Alaska: Coal Development & the Environmental Justice Movement

Statewide Teleconference; 9:00 AM – 10:00 am, Wednesday, May 11 In the coal-mining region of Central Appalachia, mountaintop-removal mining and coal-industry-related flooding, water contamination, and illness have led to the emergence of a grassroots, women-driven environmental justice movement. But the number of local activists is small relative to the affected […]

Questionnaire: how does age affect overall happiness?

Seward High School Sophomore Kendyl Morris is conducting an experiment for Science class and is asking the community to answer an anonymous questionnaire. In the words of Kendyl:”This questionnaire is being used for an experiment in my 10th grade Physical Science class. My experimental question states, “how does age affect […]

CF Fundraiser – 4th Annual Burpees Challenge

CF Fundraiser – 4th Annual Burpees Challenge

Figarelle’s Fitness is sponsoring its 4th annual Figarelle’s Fitness Burpee Challenge Fundraiser on April 17th, 2016 to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis. Please join them! There will be cool prizes for the top guy and gal who do the most Burpees in 15 minutes. Visit their facebook page for more […]

Immunizations Are Safe and Prevent Disease

Immunizations Are Safe and Prevent Disease

By Dr. Ross Van Camp Immunizations are important to health at all ages. Each vaccine activates your body’s immune system to make antibodies that fight that infection when exposed to that specific disease. They are the single most important advancement in medicine and have been responsible for the prevention of many severe infections. Immunizations […]

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies

Seward Community Health Center will be hosting a Lunch & Learn educational session on Nutrition on Tuesday, March 8 from 12-1 pm at the SCHC Phoenix Room at 417 First Avenue. Bring your lunch and curiosity for an engaging discussion on what you can do to make improvements to your daily […]