Health

Domestic Violence Help

Domestic Violence Help

According to NCADV (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence), every minute 20 people fall the victim to domestic violence in the United States alone. On average 20,000 phone calls reach to domestic violence hot lines across the nation, but only half of these calls are reported to police. Victims of domestic […]

Plots Available in Seward’s New Community Garden!

Plots Available in Seward’s New Community Garden!

After a successful community garden Kick-Off event and seed starting workshop this past weekend, Seward’s new community garden, Garden by the Bay, is happy to  announce that we are accepting entries from anyone interested in gardening a plot in the new community garden this summer!  Interested gardeners should complete the […]

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 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 […]

You Can Stop This!

YOU CAN HELP STOP THIS! The state school board is proposing to close the high school pool for the months of June and July, due to budget constraints. This is unconscionable. The pool is is an absolute necessity for those of us who are older, and who have lifelong diseases […]

New Community Garden Set to Break Ground this Summer!

New Community Garden Set to Break Ground this Summer!

In November 2016 Seward Wellness For All hosted Seward’s 1st Annual Seward Strong Planning Day.  The objective of the planning day was to identify two wellness initiatives for our community to focus on in the coming year.  Over 30 community members from diverse backgrounds attended the event, together brainstorming dozens […]

Seward Parks and Rec Bulletin

Seward Parks and Rec Bulletin

Volunteers needed for Pink Cheeks Triathlon. Registration, Traffic Control, Lap Timers, Finish line and more. Please sign up at Runsignup.com and search Pink Cheeks. Click on volunteer and pick a spot. We welcome responsible volunteers 12 and over. Call Josie at 224-5472 for more information. The 31st annual Diaper Derby […]

Social Security Disability Presentation Coming

Social Security Disability Presentation Coming

Wednesday, April 26th, 12:00pm-2:00pm upstairs at the Seward Community Library.  Bring your questions!  APRIL TOPIC:  UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY.    This is an interactive O.W.L. (Online Web Learning) program intended to inform and provide discussion with the local community in Social Security matters and the program will be offered monthly on the […]

Parks and Rec Activities and Upcoming Events

Parks and Rec Activities and Upcoming Events

Volunteers needed for Pink Cheeks Triathlon. Registration, Traffic Control, Lap Timers, Finish line and more. Please sign up at Runsignup.com and search Pink Cheeks. Click on volunteer and pick a spot. We welcome responsible volunteers ages 12 and up. Call Josie at 224-5472 for more information. Look for upcoming Softball […]

Barbara Gerlach, founder of Recovering Hope. Photo: Michelle Strubeck

Recovering Hope Offers Help to Those in Need

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News – We all have habits such as biting our nails, labeling ourselves as ‘shopaholics’, overeating, or smoking just to name a few. However, the lines between habits, compulsory behavior and addiction can sometimes be blurred. A habit is a repeated action or behavior that may not […]

Parks and Rec Events and Schedule

Sports and Recreation schedule Look for upcoming softball leagues! League starts in June Free gym walking in the gym is from 9:30 am to 11 am Indoor Park is offered Tue – Fri: 11 am to 12 noon Roller skating is Saturdays from 2 to 3:30pm Rock Wall is every […]

Salmon Forum Thursday April 13th

Salmon Forum Thursday April 13th

There will be a Salmon Forum Thursday, April 13th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Seward Community Library. Please join us for an informational forum to discuss the biology, history, economics, and general status of Resurrection Bay salmon stocks (including Bear Lake). Forum guest speakers will include Jay Baumer […]

Community Garden Meeting Tomorrow!

Community Garden Meeting Tomorrow!

Are you daydreaming about Spring?  With the days getting longer, Spring will be here before we know it, and with it GARDENING SEASON!  Progress continues to move forward with local efforts to construct a new COMMUNITY GARDEN in Seward in Summer 2017.  Want to learn about this project, or interested […]