Seward History

History conference registration now open

History conference registration now open

The Kenai Peninsula is not only beautiful, but it has a fascinating and little known history.  The first local history conference since 1974 is coming to Kenai Peninsula College’s Kenai River Campus in Soldotna on April 21-22, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Registration for 150 Years: Kenai Peninsula History Conference […]

Community Book Read With Author

Community Book Read With Author

Kristin Hannah will be calling in to discuss her book, The Nightingale! Join us at the Seward Community Library on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. Get your book and start reading today! Available through the Joint Library Catalog and some copies are available for free from the Friends of the Seward […]

Nominations Open for Local Historic Preservation Efforts

Nominations Open for Local Historic Preservation Efforts

This annual award recognizes local preservation efforts and encourages community understanding and appreciation of Seward’s history. For over 100 years, many Seward citizens have enriched our sense of place and community. Without the hard work and civic pride of those that came before us, Seward would not be the exemplary […]

Seward’s Top Stories from 2016

Seward’s Top Stories from 2016

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – It’s time to say goodbye to a fabulous 2016. Seward City News is grateful for your readership and interaction on the site and around town. We feel fortunate to be a resource for Sewardites and those visiting our lovely community. On our […]

Family Story Time and Chili Feed, 4pm, today Oct 8th

Family Story Time and Chili Feed, 4pm, today Oct 8th

Join us at 4pm today at the Seward Community Library Museum for a family story time. Featuring Roger Fuson, a member of the Anchorage Storytellers’ Guild. Public is invited to attend, all children must have a parent/adult with them. Following family story time will be a chili feed and baked […]

September is Library Card Sign Up Month

September is Library Card Sign Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association and libraries nationwide join together to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. A public library card is a ticket to free […]

Art Walk in the Garden 6-8pm Today

Art Walk in the Garden 6-8pm Today

The Garden Fairies and the Friends of the Library will be setting up in the community room today in case of rain. Come join us for viewing fiber art pieces and the salmon ‘Dip’ contest. Art pieces are available to purchase with funds going to maintain the public garden located […]

Art Walk in the Garden – 1st Friday Aug. 5th

Art Walk in the Garden – 1st Friday Aug. 5th

The Garden Fairies and the Friends of the Seward Library are joining up to do an Art Walk in the Garden! Fiber Art pieces from a quilting group that use fiber scraps to create beautiful art work pieces that are table runners and mats to lap quilts and wall art. […]

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The history of Alaska’s Iditarod Race is now safe. Local Iditarod Race pioneer and patriarch Dan Seavey wrote his new book, “The First Great Race,” to preserve foundational story of Alaska’s Last Great Race. He and fellow mushers of the Aurora Dog […]