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Correction: Film Premiere Coming to Seward !

Correction: Film Premiere Coming to Seward !

January 28, 2015 ·

Measles and you

by Brent A. Ursel PA-C Everyone knows that Disneyland is the happiest place on earth and any child can name numerous Disney characters. Unfortunately, Disneyland is now becoming known for something not fun or magic at all-measles. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease control) 68 California residents, 3 Utah residents, 2 Washington residents, 1 Colorado resident, 1 Oregon resident, and 1 […]

January 24, 2015 ·

Veterans State Service Officer Visit

Lisa Robinson, VFW State Service Officer, will be available at the Seward Job Center  809 Second Avenue on Monday, January 26 from 1:00 to 4:00pm to answer questions about VA entitlements and provide FREE assistance filling out the application forms. All Veterans are welcome – VFW membership is not a requirement.

January 23, 2015 ·
Freighter Loses Power in Cook Inlet

Freighter Loses Power in Cook Inlet

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — Near the end of its run from Tacoma, Wash. to Anchorage, Alaska, motor vessel Midnight Sun partially lost power and proceeded to Kachemak Bay under orders from US Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Western Alaska, Paul Mehler III. Radio and e-mail logs at the Homer Harbormaster’s office indicate that the 839-foot M/V […]

January 21, 2015 ·

20 January Borough Assembly Report

20 January 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   Our second January meeting day began at 3:15 with committee meetings, followed by dinner sponsored by RCAC, the Regional Citizens Advisory Council. This is the watchdog group that was formed after the Valdez oil spill.   At the regular meeting, we heard quarterly reports from both Central Peninsula and […]

January 21, 2015 ·

KPB Municipal Entitlement Finalization Project

The KPB Land Management Division is working with the State, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mining, Land and Water in the land selection process. The State of Alaska has a process in place which must be followed in order to receive municipal entitlement lands. There have been multiple applications made by KPB to the State of Alaska for municipal […]

January 20, 2015 ·

Alaska Railroad Corporation Clearing Vegetation

Starting Monday January 19th,  the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) plans to clear, grub, fill, compact and grade up to 9 acres of land at the north end of the Seward Terminal Reserve just west of the Seward Airport.  The area will be accessed from the existing ARRC yard and woody vegetation will be removed or chipped in place followed by grubbing […]

January 19, 2015 ·

POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION

POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION for the whole family…TODAY! At the Seward Senior Center, 3rd Ave & Jefferson St. 5:00pm – 7:30pm Soup-Supper $5.00 each Silent Auction of new & slightly used items Support some wonderful causes and start your Polar Bear Jump weekend with us!

January 16, 2015 ·

Seward Middle 2nd Quarter A/B Honor Roll

6TH GRADE: Anevay Ambrosiana, Reanna Brewi, Cody Bryden, Selma Casagranda , Hana Cooney , Landon Davis* , Levi Deboard, Emmalee Deland, Araya Fejes, Lucy Hankins, Malia Hewitt, Linda Jack, Nicholas Katsma, Samuel Koster, Trey Ingalls*, Leilani Lackey, Neil Lindquist, Calysta Lohman, Collin Mullaly, Kylie Mullaly, Elsa O’Neill, Maxwell Pfeiffenberger*, Tegan Retzer, Katelyn Sawyer-Lemme*, Angel Schwertfeger, Sequoia Sieverts, Alexie Wayne. 7TH […]

January 14, 2015 ·
Have a blast with JABALI while supporting the Arts in Seward Schools

Have a blast with JABALI while supporting the Arts in Seward Schools

Click HERE to purchase your tickets! Don’t miss this awesome show!   Your ticket purchase combined with sales from the PTSA Wreath Fundraiser  will provide school performances for Seward’s youth on Monday, February 2nd! Presale price $15.00 at jabali.eventbrite.com $20.00 at the door, if not sold out! Reserve your spot now! BUY NOW  If you would rather not buy your tickets online, contact Amy at 491-1448. […]

January 14, 2015 ·

POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION

Join us for a FUN FAMILY evening and help some good causes! SEWARD SENIOR CENTER is hosting… POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION FRIDAY, JANUARY 16th 5:00pm to 7:30pm, at the Center, 3rd Ave & Jefferson.  All proceeds benefit He Will Provide Food Bank and the senior nutrition program.  10% of the proceeds will be directed to children who live with cancer on the Kenai […]

January 14, 2015 ·
Small Business Management Class Starting in February!

Small Business Management Class Starting in February!

Objective planning is the key to successful small business management; whether you are ready to launch a new start-up, purchase an existing business or increase profitability in an existing enterprise.  This 12-week course will cover a wide range of topics for those considering making the leap into managing their own small business.  Instructor, Tom Tougas, will teach this series of classes and […]

January 13, 2015 ·
The real deal plus all the craic in a homey setting

The real deal plus all the craic in a homey setting

January 13, 2015 ·
Add a little heat to the Polar Bear Jumpoff Weekend with Nervis Rex

Add a little heat to the Polar Bear Jumpoff Weekend with Nervis Rex

Nervis Rex will be performing at the Yukon Bar on January 16 and 17 beginning at 9PM. Nervis Rex is an Alaskan Ska band consisting of Scott Emery (drums/vocals), Carlos Martinez (guitar/vocals), Justin Somaduroff (trombone, vocals), Dan Whitfield (trumpet, vocals), Cody Keim (electric bass), and Ted Stearns (trumpet/vocals). See them perform after the cold plunge! For more information about Nervis Rex, […]

January 13, 2015 ·
Family Science Night at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Family Science Night at the Alaska SeaLife Center

The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting another Family Science Night this Friday, January 16 from 6-7:30 pm. We’ll be showing the animated movie “Surf’s Up.” This event is FREE and open to all ages. Don’t forget your blanket and snacks! Parents can learn more about the movie here: http://bit.ly/1KDskzA  

January 12, 2015 ·

Seahawk Booster Club Meets January 12

The Seward Seahawk’s Athletic Booster Club will meet Monday, January 12 at 6pm at the high school.  The Club supports the high school’s sports programs.  On the agenda will be the elections of officers.  All are welcome to join the club and help promote athletics for our students.

January 11, 2015 ·

P.E.O. – Providing Educational Opportunities for Women

A Seward chapter of P.E.O. is currently being formed. P.E.O. was founded on January 21, 1869, by seven students at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. This circle of kindred spirits – bonded by their enthusiasm for women’s opportunities – eventually expanded to include women off campus, as well. Today, P.E.O. has grown from that tiny membership of seven […]

January 9, 2015 ·

POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION

Join us for a FUN family evening and help some good causes!  SEWARD SENIOR CENTER is hosting a POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION to help kick off Seward’s Polar Bear Jump weekend on FRIDAY, JAN. 16th, from 5:00pm to 7:30pm, at the Center, 3rd Ave & Jefferson.  All proceeds benefit He Will Provide Food Bank and the senior nutrition program.  10% of the proceeds […]

January 8, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Report

6 January 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   Our first meeting of 2015 lasted nearly three hours, with most of the public testimony dealing with the introduction of an ordinance, sponsored by the mayor, proposing to appropriate $200,000 to fund consultants and research to identify ways to provide more affordable health care for the borough. Independent physicians […]

January 7, 2015 ·

Research Vessel Sikuliaq presentation

If you missed Addressing Alaskans today, go to http://www.alaskapublic.org/2015/01/02/all-aboard-the-rv-sikuliaq-2 to listen to Dan Oliver’s enthusiastic presentation about the R/V Sikuliaq. The Sikuliaq, the only ice-capable oceanographic research ship in the US, will arrive in its homeport of Seward on February 24th for a big celebration and open house. Thanks, Dan, for an excellent job! Submitted by Carol Griswold

January 6, 2015 ·

Second swan dies from power line collision!

According to the Alaska Sealife Center, a second young swan died yesterday after colliding with the power lines bordering the Lagoon. Upon examination, neither swan showed evidence of electrocution, which would require touching two wires simultaneously. However, the collision caused them to lose their balance and fall, resulting in broken necks and internal trauma. Swans not only need a lot of room […]

January 6, 2015 ·

Culturally Progressive Child Development Center to open in Seward fall 2015

Qutekcak Native Tribe is excited to share its plans to open a National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredited Child Development Center in Seward in fall of 2015. The Center will initially offer preschool programs for the 3-5 age range, with plans to incorporate infant and toddler care once additional staff are trained and hired. Alaska Native […]

January 6, 2015 ·