Calling All Student Artists! The Seward Alternative Energy Group announces their first Alternative Energy Art Contest. This contest is open to students K-12 and the artwork should include images and/or themes that show the residents of Seward utilizing clean energy and alternative energy resources (biomass, geothermal, “small” hydro, sun, and wind). Submissions must be on 8 ½ x 11 or […]
From Alaska State Troopers: The Seward highway is closed north of Girdwood near mile 96. There is a motor vehicle collision with one confirmed fatality. The traffic in both directions is at a standstill while first responders are on scene assisting those involved.”
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: The Seward Coordinated Transportation Group will be holding a public meeting on Monday, November 3rd, 2014, 11:00am at Seaview Community Services conference room. All public, private non-profit, and private for-profit transportation providers, as well as the general public, are invited to attend, participate, and provide comment on the Seward Coordinated Transportation Plan. For a copy of […]
Happy Halloween! Here are a few ceramic projects from Seward High and Seward Middle School this year! A ton more here at our blog! Andy Hughes Grade 12 Dana Van Slyke Grade 10 Bekah Dean Grade 10 Bekah Dean Grade 10 Elannah Camp Grade 12 Elijah Gundersen Grade 8 Alex Estes Grade 11 Victoria Piro Grade 10 Tiffanie Rook Grade […]
If you’ve taken the 50,000 words in 30 days pledge for the month of November, be sure to stop by the Seward Community Library Museum on Saturday November 1st between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm for the NaNoWriMo Kick Off Event. Bring your creative drive, something to write with, and something calorically dense to share. Also at the Seward Community […]
There are more than 20 downtown businesses participating in Halloween Trick-Or-Treating this year. All along 4th Street, from TelAlaska and Seward United Methodist Church to Alaska’s SeaLife Center and Zudy’s Cafe there are businesses welcoming trick-or-treaters. And don’t forget some of the businesses off of 4th, like Rez Art Coffee Shop, the Library, and our new Ukanuzit. If you take […]
The Seward Elementary Library has been turned into Sir Readalot’s Castle and is now filled with engaging, entertaining books. On display are hundreds of affordable books for preschool through elementary aged students, including interesting non-fiction books, riveting chapter books, beginner reader books and gift hardback books. There are several cookbooks and a handful of adult fiction books as well. Consider […]
28 October 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure We welcomed the three newly seated assembly members, Blaine Gillman of Kenai, Kelly Cooper of Homer, and Stan Welles of Sterling/Funny River to their first meeting. This is also the meeting to reorganize the assembly, and Dale Bagley was unanimously elected President, and I was unanimously elected Vice President. […]
I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came out and participated in Marathon Wrestling Club’s second annual taco feed/fundraiser auction, this past Friday. I spent a couple of evenings selling tickets for the fundraiser in the entry way of Safeway and I don’t know how many times someone bought a ticket and said “I won’t be able […]
Seward Elementary School is looking for used, but functioning, home exercise bicycles that are adjustable to elementary age children. If you have one that is just gathering dust and would like to see it put to good use, please drop off at the Elementary School Gym or contact Mark Fraad, Seward Elementary School PE Teacher, at 224-7565. (please feel free […]
Your SCF – Connecting People Who Care With Causes That Count A $500 mini-grant was awarded to the American Red Cross of Alaska (ARCA), for the Seward Relief Cache Construction Project to build a cache to store relief supplies needed in the event of a disaster. The cache will be located on the grounds of Seward High School and students […]
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: The Seward Coordinated Transportation Group will be holding a public meeting on Monday, October 27th, 2014, 11:00am at Seaview Community Services conference room. All public, private non-profit, and private for-profit transportation providers, as well as the general public, are invited to attend, participate, and provide comment on the Seward Coordinated Transportation Plan. For a copy of […]
The Seward International Friendship Association will host a presentation by Ryan Johnson on his experience this past summer in Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan. We invite all to attend especially area high school students and their parents who are interested in participating in the future. Program information will be provided. The presentation will begin at 5:30 PM on Tuesday October 28 at […]
Join us and help support the Center. New and slightly used decorations for all holidays will be available to buy. Good prices! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18th 10:00am – 3:00pm at SEWARD SENIOR CENTER, 3rd Floor, 336 Third Avenue @ Jefferson St.
14 October 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure If you don’t read further in this report, please note that my phone number has changed to 491-0828. I’ve given up my landline!! We had a relatively short meeting, filled with well wishing and good-byes to three veteran assembly members who were replaced in the October 7 election due to […]
Seward Elementary School principal David Kingsland is Alaska’s National Distinguished Principal for 2014. He was nominated and selected through a statewide search process conducted by the Alaska Association of Elementary School Principals. The award includes a two-day trip to Washington D.C. this October to join other National Distinguished Principals at the special recognition program. Congratulations to David Kingsland on this […]
Join us and help support the Center! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18th 10:00am – 3:00pm at SEWARD SENIOR CENTER, 3rd Floor, 336 Third Avenue @ Jefferson St. Seward Senior Center is accepting donations of new/slightly used holiday decorations (for ALL holidays) in advance of our annual sale. SSC is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm. Call us for further information at 224-5604.
Our October Site Council Meeting will be tonight, 10/9/14 at Seward High School. Normally we meet at 6:30pm but this month we have a few special items scheduled. At 5:00 pm, there will be a work session to discuss developing an Honors Diploma for the High School. This was identified as one of Site Council’s goals last year. At 6:00 […]
Come out on cheer on the Seahawk swimmers this Saturday as they host swimmers from Homer to Wasilla. More than 150 swimmers will be in town Friday night and all day Saturday. The meet starts at 10am Saturday. We are still in need of volunteers to be timers and help in the hospitality suite and food for the volunteers. Please […]
A “Blessing of the Animals” for the whole Seward Community will take place this SATURDAY, October 4th (St Francis’ Day), from 12:00-1:00 pm, at the Branson Pavilion (along the bay-side “Bike Path”). Everyone is invited to bring a leashed or otherwise-restrained pet for a blessing. This non-denominational event is led by Pr Ron Nitz of Resurrection Lutheran Church, supported by […]
Patricia Ray Williams quietly slipped away, at home in Anchorage, on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at the age of 104. Pat, as she was known as an adult to her many friends, was born in Valdez in 1909 and moved to Seward with her parents at the age of nine months. Seward remained her home until 2005 when, ceding to age, […]
Jackie Pels will be in Seward this week to attend the Joint Annual Conference of Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society. She is among the dozens of speakers presenting papers during the Oct. 1-4 conference hosted by Resurrection Bay Historical Society. Although attendance at the sessions is limited to registered conference participants, Pels knows that many people in her hometown […]
The Back-to-School Healthy Campaign, hosted by Seward Community Health Center (SCHC), is a collaborative effort of community organizations, businesses, and practitioners coming together to ensure a brighter, safer, healthier future for our children. With this campaign, SCHC provided over 400 backpacks to each child at the Seward Elementary and Middle Schools. A variety of purple, yellow, red and blue […]
Blood Drive at Providence Seward Mountain Haven Friday October 10th. Call Brittany at 224-2988 to reserve your appointment today (no walk-ins). Eat well, get plenty of rest, drink lots of fluids. Help save a life today!!