Health

Electronic Waste and Recycling

Electronics are an integral part of our lives in the United States. We use computers and phones at work and home, and almost every house has a television. There are electronic components in our cars and appliances. When one of these many electronics breaks or a new phone model comes […]

Seward High Student Health Fair Stencils

Seward High Student Health Fair Stencils

Seward High Art Students created multilayer stencils illustrating any healthy activity in their lives for the Seward Community Health Fair this past weekend.  The public was welcome to jury this art show and four students pieces were voted as the most popular and will be receiving prizes!  Congrats in no particular order […]

Don’t Read This, Watch the Road

Don’t Read This, Watch the Road

By Moriah Doepken and Joevahnta Usugan-Weddington For Earth Day 2018 we wanted to share a story about Sam Daniel who has been picking up trash along the Seward Highway for 27+ years. He has inspired us to practice environemtal stewardship, and we hope he will inspire you. When we initially […]

Food Safety PSA from the USDA

Food Safety PSA from the USDA

USDA Offers Food Safety Tips to Avoid Foodborne Illness While Celebrating at Spring Gatherings WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 – Spring is finally here. It has been a long wait, but warmer temperatures bring events like weddings, graduations and holiday celebrations. These events bring together groups of people to enjoy considerable amounts of […]

Aging Mastery Program® begins April 5

Aging Mastery Program® begins April 5

A  new 10-week session of the Aging Mastery Program® will begin Thursday, April 5th, 12:45-2:15pm, at Seward Senior Center.  Adults age 50+ are invited to take this free course to learn how to navigate longer lives.  There are only a few seats left and advanced sign up is requested.  We are waiting for your call!  […]

News from Seward Parks & Rec

News from Seward Parks & Rec

Rec Volleyball League End of Season Tourney Recreational Volleyball Winter Season Tournament was held Monday, March 19 with 7 teams participating in the league. Congratulations to the champ team ‘Come at me Bro’ and runner up ‘Boomers’.  Both teams had to challenge some stiff competition with each match going to […]

Ayurveda Workshop at Resurrect Art March 16

Ayurveda Workshop at Resurrect Art March 16

Resurrect Art is excited to help provide an opportunity for locals to learn about the Ayurveda healthcare system. Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Amanda Lyons, will offer a free workshop to interested participants on Friday, March 16 at 6pm. Come learn about yoga’s sister science and see if Ayurveda is a system that might […]

Providence Seward CT scanner removed

Providence Seward CT scanner removed

The  CT scanner parked in the setback on the south side of Providence Seward Medical and Care Center recently broke down and was deemed unrepairable. After removing the connecting walkway enclosure, the unit, mounted on a semi-trailer, was hauled a short ways out of town today. For the first time […]

Children participating in PLAAY in Seward. Photo by Julie DeBoard.

The Power of PLAAYing Together

by Justine Pechuzal for Seward City News- Over fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy deemed ‘Chicken Fat’ the theme song for his national youth fitness program.  It seems unlikely now that a song named after poultry pudge would inspire fitness, but the 1960’s were a different era. A sensation […]

News from Seward Parks and Recreation

News from Seward Parks and Recreation

Sports & Recreation Schedule at the AVTEC Gym (519 4th Ave) Open Tue – Fri 9:30am to 9pm, Sat 10am to 6pm Sauna is open Tue & Thu from 7 to 9pm. Men 7pm, Women 8pm Rockwall 5 – 6:30p Open Volleyball: Fridays 6:30 to 8pm Adult drop in – $5; Youth/Senior – $3; Under 5 – $2 […]

View of downtown Seward from Resurrect Art Coffee House, a local gathering place for Sewardites of all ages, a resiliency asset in our small town

Locals Build Seward’s Strength

by Kelley Lane for Seward Prevention Coalition– Winter can be emotionally and financially challenging in Seward. Fewer hours of daylight can affect mental health and our winter job market makes employment more difficult to obtain. These two factors alone can have far reaching impacts on the health and wellbeing of […]

Ongoing Sunday Yoga at Resurrect Art

Ongoing Sunday Yoga at Resurrect Art

We’re continuing to offer Sunday evening yoga sessions – with the fire and candles going, it’s a cozy way to ease into the work week. The yoga class is from 6:30-7:45, Justine Pechuzal and Micheley Kowalski alternate instruction, and we’re asking a $10 donation for the class.  We have mats and props at […]

Free Advance Directives Available for Alaska Residents

Free Advance Directives Available for Alaska Residents

Advance care planning is the best gift you can give to the people you love. Yet only one-third of all adults have documented their healthcare wishes. Advance care planning allows people to communicate their values, goals, and preferences for their future medical care and to prepare themselves and their loved […]