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Feb. 26 history program open to all

If you’re interested in hearing about what was happening in the town of Seward a full century ago, attend Thursday’s program at the Seward Community Library Museum. In 1915 the federal government was gearing up to complete the rail line to Fairbanks. The result was an economic boom for Seward as workers and entrepreneurs headed north to seize the opportunity. […]

February 25, 2015 ·
Personal Use and Possession of Marijuana – Stay Safe Alaska

Personal Use and Possession of Marijuana – Stay Safe Alaska

 From the Office of Governor Bill Walker – Beginning Tuesday, February 24, 2015, people age 21 and over can legally possess, outside of their homes, up to an ounce of marijuana and can grow up to six plants in their home (with up to three being mature, flowering plants). Adults may also give up to an ounce of marijuana and up to six […]

February 25, 2015 ·

Wilderness First Responder Course in Seward this April!

There are still spots available for the Wilderness First Responder class sponsored by Kayak Adventures in Seward this April.  The WFR Re-cert course is now full! Please be in touch any time with questions, or to reserve a space in the class!! The remaining spots will fill quickly. This is an invaluable wilderness medicine course, not just for guides but for anyone […]

February 25, 2015 ·

Please Support the Seward Paddling Association Fundraiser!

The Seward Paddling Association (SPA) has been jumpstarted by a group of local folks who hope to create a thriving paddling community and educate both locals and visitors alike in minimizing risks while exploring these beautiful Alaskan waters. The SPA is currently holding an online fundraiser in hopes of raising enough funds to order safety / educational rack cards to […]

February 25, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Report

24 February 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure There was only one ordinance up for public hearing at this meeting, which lasted just over 5 hours. Ordinance 2015-02, sponsored by Mr. Wolf, would have put to an October vote of the borough residents outside the limits of the cites, the prohibition of commercial marijuana cultivation in those areas. […]

February 25, 2015 ·

Home Staging Boosts Demand for Rental Properties

At one time investors flocked to real estate, anticipating guaranteed and speedy returns. If you were one of the people who purchased rental properties to create the “passive income stream” that most get-rich-quick gurus recommend, you’ve probably become more nervous about that investment, especially if you’re relying on rental income to offset your mortgage costs. Whether you have investments in […]

February 24, 2015 ·

TONIGHT IS SEWARD ELEMENTARY FAMILY NIGHT & SPRING BOOK FAIR!

PLEASE JOIN US TONIGHT, February 24TH, AT SEWARD ELEMENTARY FOR FAMILY NIGHT AND A SPRING BOOK FAIR! 5:30-7pm WE ARE HAVING A SPECIAL TIME WITH ALL SORTS OF FUN FAMILY ACTIVITIES!  IN ADDITION, OUR SPRING BOOK FAIR WILL BE HELD IN THE LIBRARY.  ALSO, THE LION’S CLUB WILL BE HOLDING FREE VISION SCREENINGS. DON’T MISS IT!

February 24, 2015 ·
A Historic Moment for Salmon Protection in Alaska

A Historic Moment for Salmon Protection in Alaska

Posted by Bob Shavelson at Feb 23, 2015 04:55 PM | Permalink The Chuitna watershed supports all 5 species of wild Pacific salmon. Today, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources released a public notice asking Alaskans to comment on whether water should be reserved in Middle Creek to protect wild salmon populations. This is one of the most important decisions […]

February 24, 2015 ·
R/V Sikuliaq arrives home to Seward

R/V Sikuliaq arrives home to Seward

 

February 23, 2015 ·
Ceramics Night  – only 5 more this winter.

Ceramics Night – only 5 more this winter.

  Ceramics Night at AVTEC in February: Wednesdays, Feb. 11th -25th, 5-7 pm in AVTEC ceramics room. Cost: $8. Please note Ceramics Night will continue each Wednesday through March, with the last night on March 25th.  Create your own ceramics! Wonderful volunteer staff will be available to guide you. Pay for Ceramics Night at the door the night of the […]

February 23, 2015 ·
Spring  Book Fair

Spring Book Fair

  Come get hooked on reading at the Under the Sea book fair!  The Seward Elementary Library is hosting a book fair Monday night from 5:30-7:00 and Tuesday night from 5:00-7:30. Typically, the spring book fair is a one day event, held in conjunction with the elementary school’s Family Night.  This year, however, the school library will have an additional […]

February 22, 2015 ·
3rd FRIDAY ART SHOW & Demonstration

3rd FRIDAY ART SHOW & Demonstration

BREAK UP your winter doldrums and check out this mid-winter special:      A 3rd FRIDAY ART SHOW & demonstration by our local Senior Center Art Group. WHERE?  SEWARD SENIOR CENTER, Third Ave. & Jefferson.                                                                                                                                                      DATE & TIME:  Friday, Feb. 20th   4:00-7:00pm    VIEW the artists demonstrating their craft as you munch on APPETIZERS and   visit with your neighbors. There will be original art […]

February 18, 2015 ·

IDITAROW 2015 …..come join the fun!

IDITAROW is BACK!!!!!!! This year (2015) marks the 9th Iditarow!  The event is being hosted this year by 5th Ave Fitness at 231 5th Ave here is Seward, Alaska (Thank you 5th Ave fitness!!!). This a great way to get together with some friends (both old and new), co-workers or family for a few days of team work, fun and […]

February 15, 2015 ·
Seward Silvers Wrestling

Seward Silvers Wrestling

Seward Middle School wrestling has been having a banner year in 2015.  With this year’s inclusion of 6th graders into the mix, the SMS Silvers wrestling squad’s numbers have swollen to 19 eager young grapplers.  The rise in numbers has increased competition in the wrestling room and already big dividends have started to pay off on the mat. Recently, the […]

February 12, 2015 ·

Public Input Meeting for Seward Middle School Principal Hiring Thursday at 6:00pm

Seward Regional Administrator Site Selection Flyer 2015 KPBSD Superintendent, Sean Dusek, will be hosting a community input meeting for the selection of a new Principal for Seward Middle School and Moose Pass School. The meeting will be held at the Seward High School library at 6:00pm on Thursday Feb 12th. Please try to attend and provide input on what the […]

February 11, 2015 ·
Ceramics Night

Ceramics Night

  Ceramics Night at AVTEC in February: Wednesdays, Feb. 11th -25th, 5-7 pm in AVTEC ceramics room. Cost: $8 Create your own ceramics! Wonderful volunteer staff will be available to guide you. Something New: Now you can pay for Ceramics Night at the door at AVTEC, or buy Ceramics Tickets ahead of time at the TRAILS/Independent Living Center Office in […]

February 10, 2015 ·
Seward NYO team wins Big! Please Support your Local NYO Team.

Seward NYO team wins Big! Please Support your Local NYO Team.

On the weekend of January 23, 16 Seward youth participated with over 100 other youth in the Peninsula Winter Games Native Youth Olympics competition at Kenai Middle School. For these kids ranging from 1st grade on up to 12 grade, the games are a time of teamwork, sportsmanship and doing their best to compete with their own scores. Judges not […]

February 9, 2015 ·
Support the Tsunami Swim Club – A Great Place to Learn and Grow!

Support the Tsunami Swim Club – A Great Place to Learn and Grow!

By Karl Pfeiffenberger – The Seward Tsunami Swim Club is an after school swim club that provides exercise and fun to over 60 kids. Kids meet at the pool after school from 2:30 to 5:00 and work out. It is an awesome atmosphere where kids get more fit and healthier. The youngest swimmers go into the Dolphins group where they […]

February 8, 2015 ·

DDF Valentine’s Day Extravaganza

Seward High School’s Drama, Debate, and Forensics team will be hosting a fundraiser at Resurrect Art Coffee house before heading off to the state tournament, where we will compete against both small and large schools from all over the state. Performances will all be done by members of the team. Items in the silent auction will feature artwork created by […]

February 7, 2015 ·

Seahawk Classic Basketball Tournament Schedule

Schedule for 2015 Seahawk Classic Thursday 3:00 – Kodiak vs. Sitka  Girls 4:30 – Wasilla Lake vs. Sitka Boys 6:00 – ACS vs. Seward Girls 7:30 – Dimond JV vs. Seward Boys   Friday   3:00 – ACS vs. Sitka Girls 4:30 – Dimond JV vs. Wasilla Lake Boys 6:00 – Kodiak vs. Seward Girls 7:30 – Sitka vs. Seward […]

February 5, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Report

3 February 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   We had a relatively small audience and a short, 1 ½ hour meeting. There were no public presentations, and only one person spoke during public comments on items not appearing on the agenda.   Three ordinances were up for public hearing, and one was placed on the consent agenda. […]

February 3, 2015 ·
Ceramics Night

Ceramics Night

  Ceramics Night at AVTEC: Wednesdays, Feb. 4th -25th, 5-7 pm in AVTEC ceramics room. Cost: $8 Sign up beforehand at TRAILS in the Independent Living Center Office. Create your own ceramics! Volunteer staff will be available to guide you. Please note: You must sign up for this event at the TRAILS/Independent Living Center Office in the ORCA Bldg.- 201, […]

February 3, 2015 ·

Seward Middle Wrestling Volunteers and Donations Needed

The Seward Middle School Wrestling Invitation is Saturday, February 14th at 10am in the Seward High School Gym. We are in need of a few things to make this tournament run successfully: – Hospitality room donations (please bring to the Home Ec Room between 9am and 10am) – – Table Workers (score keeper, clock runner) – Towel Tappers (students do […]

February 2, 2015 ·
Thank you…Seward Community Foundation

Thank you…Seward Community Foundation

Seward Boys & Girls Club members participated in ArtFUNdamentals taught by Justine Pechuzal and funded by the Seward Community Foundation. Members submitted visual arts pieces to the National PTA Reflections arts recognition program through Seward PTSA. This is the fifth year we have participated in the program. The 2014-15 theme is ‘The world would be a better place if…..’ Over […]

January 31, 2015 ·