Health

A Thank You to the Lions Club

A special thank you to the Seward Resurrection Bay Lions Club, a chapter of Lions International!  The Lion’s Club is dedicated to eradicating blindness worldwide and educating the public on early detection and treatment of vision disorders.  Not only did the local chapter make use of their Plus-Optix Vision Screener, […]

Community-Based Participatory Research in the Arctic: Sources of Environmental Contaminants on St. Lawrence Island

Tuesday, November 10, 9:00 am – 10:00 am (teleconference) Sign up Join scientists and community representatives for a discussion of exposure-assessment projects that have been conducted on St. Lawrence Island in response to community concerns over increases in the levels of cancers, reproductive problems, and thyroid disease on the island. […]

Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Film Festival

Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Film Festival

Join your snow-starved friends at the UAF Marine Center Rae building on Saturday, November 14 to watch the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival with 9 short ski and snowboard films. Beverages, bread and soups available at 5:30 pm. Films begin at 7:00. Admission to films is free for Seward […]

Don’t Crack Your Cranium!

Don’t Crack Your Cranium!

Megan Koster with her new bike and of course, her helmet! The “Don’t crack your Cranium” program, developed by the Providence Seward Medical Center Trauma Department, is a collaborative effort between the hospital and the Seward Police Department to provide positive reinforcement to children wearing bicycle helmets. Representatives from the […]

New class starting!  Women’s Self-Defense!

New class starting! Women’s Self-Defense!

New class starting!  Women’s Self-Defense! A class necessary for all women. Price only $150.00 for a 5 week, 10 hour class!  Classes meet twice a week for 1- 1.5 hours. Trained Instructors in Senshido Self-Defense! Where:  Seward High School wrestling room. When:  Starting Nov. 3. Days:  Every Tuesday and Thursday […]

Links to the Marijuana Control Board Hearing and to the Proposed regulations on Marijuana

Submitted by the Clerk’s Office, City of Seward – Alaska Legislative TV – currently running the Marijuana Control Board Hearings http://akleg.gov/includes/_player.php?live=MSC2-20151015-0900&time=1444929890 Regulations being proposed by the Marijuana Control Board https://aws.state.ak.us/OnlinePublicNotices/Notices/View.aspx?id=178479 Seward LIO time slot for the Marijuana Control Board Hearing on regulations is from 1pm to 1:30PM, Friday, October 16.   […]

Seaview receives national accreditation

Seaview receives national accreditation

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seaview Community Services has received national accreditation for its many programs. After spending more than two years making the required changes and program improvements, its board of directors rejoiced with staff members Monday afternoon. “There are a few national associations that accredit agencies. The […]

Middle Schoolers: Get to Know Sqord Pizza Party

Middle Schoolers: Get to Know Sqord Pizza Party

Open to all Middle School Age kids and their families and FREE!!! Come learn about the Sqord Booster and how you can get one for free. Saturday, September 5th @ 11:30 In the Community Room of the Seward Community Library and Museum. “The Sqord Booster is the all-new, go anywhere […]

Volunteer home hospice moving forward

Volunteer home hospice moving forward

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – People with a terminal illness shouldn’t have to leave their own home, community, family, friends and pets in order to receive quality hospice care. Their loved ones shouldn’t have to struggle to care for them entirely on their own. That’s the feeling of many […]

Council reconsiders federal application for health facility

Council reconsiders federal application for health facility

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News- Seward City Council agreed Tuesday, June 30th in a special work-session, to take more time and careful deliberation when considering the needs of the year-old, rapidly growing Seward Community Health Clinic and increasingly cramped hospital, which Providence Alaska manages on the city’s behalf. They […]

17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run to be held August 1

17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run to be held August 1

  The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its 17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run/Walk on Saturday, August 1. This fundraiser supports the rescue and rehabilitation mission of the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. The race route follows a generally flat course along the scenic Seward waterfront.  Pre-register at www.alaskasealife.org  Race Day […]