Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers will present a premiere showing of the new video, “Iditarod National Historic Trail, A History” on Thursday October 15 at 7 PM in the Library Museum Community Room. The video, produced by Russ Weston for the Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance, tells the story of the trail, the people who built, lived along, and used the trail […]
The Seward Fish & Game Advisory Committee will meet in Seward on Thursday, October 15th at 7 pm at the Seward City hall. Agenda will include BOF statewide proposals, discussion of waterfowl emergency regulations, potential attendance at upcoming Board meetings, and any other items that may properly come before the committee. For more information contact Jim McCracken at 362-3701. Meetings […]
Do you have ideas for a more efficient city government? Do you want more, or fewer, services? Where can the City do better with ever decreasing funding? Where could the City raise funding? Come to the City Budget Work Sessions this week at City Hall starting at 6 pm, or watch on GCI Cable, Channel 9 to learn more. Wednesday, October […]
Humpback Whales continue to thrill eager spectators along the Seward Waterfront with spectacular breaching, lunges, and just BREATHING right off shore as they chase herring in the Bay. Watch for kittiwakes feeding excitedly on a bait ball; the whales may be on the scene soon, gobbling up the herring as the birds flee. IMAX Theater recently released a new film, MacGillivray Freeman’s […]
The Seward Electric Department, assisted by two harbor employees for traffic control, installed 20 bird diverters along the Lagoon power lines this morning. I appreciate their rapid response to get them installed. I also greatly appreciate all the phone calls and emails from the concerned public that made this a high priority. According to the P&R Tech catalog, the $35 […]
By Cheryl Seese – I am voting for Jean Bardarson as Seward City Mayor. She has served our community very well for many years on the City Council. As Mayor, this last year, she has continued to serve us well. She listens and reads everything that comes before the council. She is thoughtful and focused on what is best for […]
A Celebration of Life for Sheri Stern will be held on Friday, October 9th starting at 5:30 pm at the Breeze Inn. A Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction will be held at the same time. Please drop off contributions for the Silent Auction at the Breeze Inn front desk. All proceeds will be used for her funeral and other expenses. There […]
Today, shortly before 3 pm, two of the six resident Trumpeter Swan cygnets hit the power lines on the south end of the Lagoon and died. These deaths are totally unnecessary and illegal. After two cygnets from last year’s family of four hit the power lines on the north side of the Lagoon in January, the City Electric Department installed […]
Dennis Lodge (1936-2015} died Saturday morning, September 26 from complications of cancer. He was at hospice in Las Vegas, NV surrounded by his wife Eleanor and his children. Dennis was head of the Maritime Department at AVTEC for many years. His British accent, cheerful attitude and natural teaching style were appreciated by mariners all over the state.
Sheri Stern died early this morning at home (Wed 9/30/2015) surrounded by her loving family.
Seward Middle is in need of volunteers to help out with the cross country boroughs taking place here at Seward High field from 2:45-5:00 this Friday. If you’re interested in helping out, email Mr. Rothenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 224-9025. Thank You! Needed: 4 Chute officials (getting them to stay in line). 1 on scoreboard clock. 1 handout place cards. […]
For the past week, from 2 to possibly 5 humpback whales have been thrilling visitors and locals as they feed on herring close to shore. Watch for flocks of noisy Black-legged Kittiwakes diving on the bait balls; the whales may soon show up. In addition to the blow, the whooshing sound as they exhale, and views of the back, dorsal […]
The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) National Heritage Area will be holding its next Board of Directors meeting on October 20, 2015 from 1-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Seward Library Museum. The public is invited to attend. The Board will be discussing new grant proposals and other business. National Heritage Areas are designated by Congress and administered by […]
Seward Middle school is in need of a girls basketball coach. If you are interested or know of someone that might be, have them call the school at 224-9000. Practice will start on Monday, October 5th. Thank You!
Seward Community Foundation, an affiliate of Alaska Community Foundation Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter PO Box 933 Seward, Alaska 99664 907-224-GIVE (4338) www.sewardcf.org email@example.com Facebook.com/Seward‐Community‐Foundation SUMMER 2015 NEWSLETTER This year Seward Community Foundation (SCF) reached a major milestone with $120,000 available for granting during 2015. Therefore, SCF was able to consider a few larger requests that will […]
There will be spaghetti feed and silent auction on October 9th, 2015, 5:30 PM at the Breeze Inn for Sheri Stern, long time Seward Resident and employee at Safeway. All proceeds will be used in Sheri’s fight against cancer. There are also donation cans at Safeway.
5 Reasons You Need a Home Stager in a Slow Market If you’re preparing to put your home on the market, there are a number of reasons that you can benefit from enlisting the services of a professional home stager. Here are the top 5 reasons: 1) To make your home stand out in a flooded marketplace In a slow real estate […]
Please send in rinsed out plastic milk jugs for a school ornament making project. Jugs can be dropped off at the office. Ornaments will be sent to Washington D.C. to decorate trees around the national capital. Thank you!
Please join us at 6PM on October 3rd at the American Legion for Marathon Wrestling Club’s 3rd annual taco feed and auction fundraiser! This is the clubs major fundraiser for the upcoming wrestling season, the money raised will be used to fund travel to tournaments, scholarships for new or returning members as well as team gear. Hope to see you there!!
15 September 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly met in Homer, after a tour and dinner at the South Peninsula Hospital. The quarterly report for that hospital was presented at the 6 PM meeting. Several appropriation ordinances were approved, including $9.5 million from the State for unfunded PERS liability. After testimony […]
The 120′ R/V Tiglax (Aleut for “Eagle”) was in port today at the Seward Marine Sciences dock, reloading and configuring the vessel for her next project. For the next 7 days, scientists will be conducting oceanographic studies along the Seward Line for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The Seward Line is a string of oceanographic survey stations that begins at the mouth […]
Now is a great time to divide many of the plants in your yard! If you’re flummoxed by how to do it, come see it done for FREE this Saturday at the Seward Community Library and Museum. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and will be over by noon. The Resurrection Bay Garden Club will take a short tour of the garden there and […]
Come find out about scouting in Seward and get to launch a rocket too! Call Mica at 491-1671 for more information.