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5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk

5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk

July 30, 2015 ·

Bookin for Books Says Thank You!!!!

The Bookin for Books Trail Run was held on Saturday July 18th and was graced with sunshine, a small but happy troupe of racers and a fabulous group of volunteers. Racers walked, ran, picked berries and visited as they traveled the trails of the Chugach National Forest. (Check out the pictures on our Facebook Page)  We look forward to next […]

July 29, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Report

28 July 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   We dealt with a variety of issues at the second July meeting. Several ordinances, sponsored by Assembly member Johnson, involved changing service area boundaries, none in the East Peninsula district. We passed by unanimous consent one which expanded the Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Service Area to include portions […]

July 28, 2015 ·

Zentangle® Basics Classes taught at Resurrect Art Coffee House on August 1st!

Resurrect Art Coffee House will be hosting two Zentangle® Classes on August 1st. What is Zentangle®? Zentangle® is a mindful and meditative art form for the non-artist and artist alike. Often referred to as ‘Yoga for the brain’, Zentangle® is taught one stroke at a time and anyone can learn this unique drawing method. Spend 2 relaxing hours learning how to draw […]

July 28, 2015 ·

Sister City Welcome Community potluck tonight

Please come welcome our visiting students from our Sister City Obihiro Japan tonight at the Seward Community Library at 6pm. Bring a dish to share. The Sister City student exchange has been going for more than 40 years. Come celebrate and see how your high school student can go next year. Three Seward students will be traveling to Obihiro on […]

July 28, 2015 ·
SENIOR FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM

SENIOR FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM

Eligible low income Alaska seniors age 60 and older can now receive coupons to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers’ markets until October 31, 2015.  Coupons can be redeemed at the Grazing Moose in Seward and at local farmers markets around the state for Alaska-grown fruits and vegetables. Seniors may apply in person at Seward Senior Center Monday through Friday […]

July 28, 2015 ·
After the Blackwater Railroad Concert: Destruction

After the Blackwater Railroad Concert: Destruction

July 28, 2015 News of the July 26 Blackwater Railroad Company Adventure Venue Alaska Mt Marathon Bowl “Hike In, Rock Out” first appeared on July 20 on the Seward City News. “Does an afternoon hike to a pristine outdoor venue to listen and dance to live music sound like a day well spent? Well, this event is for you!” Their […]

July 28, 2015 ·

Woman shoots self after demanding release of inmates from Spring Creek Prison

Location: Seward Case number: AK15059842 Type: Attempted Suicide. Author: HMHO Text: On 7-27-2015 at 1658 hours, AST in Crown Point was dispatched to Spring Creek Correctional Center (SCCC) in Seward for a report of a 31 yoa female who was at the perimeter of SCCC with a gun.  The female stated she would kill herself if the convicted killers were […]

July 28, 2015 ·
US Coast Guard Cutter Healy in Port

US Coast Guard Cutter Healy in Port

After successfully completing their first science mission of the summer, the Healy’s crew is taking a break in Seward before heading back north. Check out the Healy blog at http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/aws15/150721.asp Also in port is the NOAA research vessel Cape Flattery. The crew has been collecting data crucial to sustainable Alaska fisheries in the Gulf of Alaska. http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/newsreleases/2015/stockresearch042815.htm Moored nearby was the floating […]

July 26, 2015 ·
Bird’s Eye View of New Projects in Leirer Industrial Zone

Bird’s Eye View of New Projects in Leirer Industrial Zone

 

July 23, 2015 ·

FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR PASTOR NITZ

The Seward community is saying farewell to Pastor Ron Nitz & his wife, Jackie, during an open house on Sunday, July 26, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, lower level, 11:00am to 1:00pm.  Stop by and extend your wishes as they prepare to leave Seward.

July 21, 2015 ·
Blackwater Railroad Company plays in the Mt. Marathon Bowl this Sunday.

Blackwater Railroad Company plays in the Mt. Marathon Bowl this Sunday.

  Does an afternoon hike to a pristine outdoor venue to listen and dance to live music sound like a day well spent?  Well, this event is for you! This Sunday, Blackwater Railroad Company is throwing its first Adventure Venue Alaska event, bringing the love of music and adventure together under one umbrella. With the help and cooperation of the […]

July 20, 2015 ·

BINGO Tonight, July 20

Bingo tonight at the Legion – doors open at 6 and games start at 6:30 Come have some fun.     5th and Jefferson

July 20, 2015 ·
ALASKA NELLIE BIRTHDAY PARTY & PHOTO SHOOT

ALASKA NELLIE BIRTHDAY PARTY & PHOTO SHOOT

Everyone is invited to a historic celebration and photo-shoot in honor of Alaska Nellie to be held at the Seward Community Library on today from 3:00pm-5:00pm.  Unique souvenir photos will be taken in legendary attire by ONE SHOT PHOTOGRAPHY and available for sale for $10 each.  Authentic costume apparel is available for all ages. Nellie’s favorite dessert, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, will be served.

July 17, 2015 ·
Pretty but nasty Bird Vetch

Pretty but nasty Bird Vetch

Beware of a pretty purple-blue flower that is blooming now in unsuspecting homeowners gardens, along the alleys, disturbed grassy areas, and unmowed roadsides. Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca) is an invasive, harmful, noxious weed that spreads rapidly by seed and underground roots. It climbs over other flowers, grasses, and shrubs, and up fences and small trees. When it gets established, it turns […]

July 15, 2015 ·
Ukulele Russ to perform July 17 & 18

Ukulele Russ to perform July 17 & 18

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July 13, 2015 ·

Seward High Cross Country

Cross Country Practice begins on Monday evening, August 3rd. We will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the high school wrestling room. If you have been running, that is great. If you have not, no worries since the program is designed to bring you along at the optimum pace for your individual physical condition. If you have never run, this is […]

July 12, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Report

7 July 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   There were two major ordinances up for public hearing at the July 7 meeting. One, Ordinance 2015-09 that would have raised the sales tax maximum per sale to $1000 was tabled, pending an upcoming review of the entire tax code. The other, Ordinance 2015-14, which would have amended KPB […]

July 8, 2015 ·
Expedition Alaska Adventure Race

Expedition Alaska Adventure Race

After racing across 378 miles of Alaska Wilderness over the past 7 days, Expedition Alaska Adventure Race participants completed their final adventure on Sunday: running their own Mt Marathon race on the official route. Most teams wisely chose the Switchback Trail to avoid the Cliff and Waterfall. They all carried water, food, and gear; some had hiking poles. As a team event, […]

July 7, 2015 ·
Seward Dance Extravaganza

Seward Dance Extravaganza

There’s still time to enroll in the Seward Dance Extravaganza! Hurry to the Apex Gym to secure your spot!!  

July 2, 2015 ·

Mt. Marathon Race Volunteers Still Needed

Volunteers are needed for doing sweeps after the Junior and Women’s Races, and bib recording on the mountain at 1/2 way for all races. Please email ldraper@gci.net if you can help in this capacity or have questions about what these jobs entail. You’ll be making the race safer, it’s a lot of fun and you get a tee shirt too!

June 27, 2015 ·
Bear Glacier kayak adventure

Bear Glacier kayak adventure

On Wednesday, June 24th, I was lucky to go kayaking for the day at Bear Glacier, 15 miles south of Seward, in Kenai Fjords National Park. Please visit my blog at http://sporadicbird.blogspot.com for more photos and the story. Submitted by Carol Griswold

June 27, 2015 ·
Father’s Day spent in a boom lift

Father’s Day spent in a boom lift

  Submitted by Dot Bardarson – The father/son duo of Rolf and Leif Bardarson spent Father’s Day in the buckets, washing windows and painting the bow of the Holland America ship that was in port.      

June 25, 2015 ·
Seward Beach Fishing is HOT!

Seward Beach Fishing is HOT!

June 23, 2015 ·
Huge Thank You to Major Marine Tours from Cub Scout Pack 327!

Huge Thank You to Major Marine Tours from Cub Scout Pack 327!

Saturday, June 13th, Seward’s Cub Scout Pack 327 had an exciting adventure exploring Caines Head and Fort McGilvray. It was a perfect, clear blue sky day! We could not have had such a wonderful day if Tom Tougas and Major Marine Tours had not generously donated the M/V Yukon Queen to transport our scouts and their families out to Caines […]

June 22, 2015 ·
Sikuliaq back in the water

Sikuliaq back in the water

Vigor Alaska finished the one-year warranty work and then some on the R/V Sikuliaq today. The global class ice-capable research vessel was carefully lowered into the water by the synchrolift shortly after this photo was taken. Note the new, dark blue hull. The color reminded me of the Alaska flag, so I added the Big Dipper in Photoshop. Submitted by Carol […]

June 21, 2015 ·