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Chugach National Forest Vegetation Projects Public Meeting

A public scoping meeting to hear comments and concerns about two upcoming vegetation projects near Moose Pass will be held on September 10, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Moose Pass Community Hall. Come to learn more information about the Trail and Two Thousand future vegetation management projects on the Chugach National Forest. These projects aim to increase birch, aspen, and […]

September 1, 2015 ·
Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

  This position is responsible for ensuring good order, proper conduct, and safe conditions at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Requirements: High school diploma or GED.  Satisfactory completion of two or more courses dealing with security officer training from the military or a recognized institution preferred.  Completion of one or more self-defense training courses preferred.  Working knowledge of communications and security […]

August 31, 2015 ·

Seward Marine Center Job Opening

University of Alaska Seward Marine Center is currently accepting applications for a Procurement Coordinator. If you like to work in a fast paced ever changing environment, you’re well organized, effective communicator and have excellent customer service skills please visit www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88101 and apply Today. UAF is a Equal Opportunity Employer.

August 30, 2015 ·
Ninth Annual RBCA Beer, Wine, and Food Tasting, October 24

Ninth Annual RBCA Beer, Wine, and Food Tasting, October 24

August 30, 2015 ·
Presidential Helicopter: Marine One

Presidential Helicopter: Marine One

The Ospreys stole the show yesterday, but nearby were two presidential helicopters, testing approaches and landings at the Seward Airport in the brutal, gusty wind. The green and white Sikorsky VH-60 helicopter becomes Marine One when the president is on board. If only the vice president or other high-ranking members are on board, it becomes Marine Two. When Marine One is […]

August 29, 2015 ·
Spectacular aircraft at Seward Airport today

Spectacular aircraft at Seward Airport today

In preparation for President Obama’s visit to Seward on September 1st,  four impressive Osprey Tiltrotor Aircraft thundered over the Seward Airport. They had flown from Anchorage with their twin prop-rotors in front like an airplane but on approach, the prop-rotors tilted vertically like a helicopter to allow them to hover. The gnarly winds did not faze them and they landed with […]

August 28, 2015 ·
Phoenix Glacier receding

Phoenix Glacier receding

You don’t have to visit Exit Glacier to see a receding glacier; the glaciers visible from town and Nash Road provide vivid examples. Check out Godwin Glacier and the shrinking glaciers on Mt Alice on the east side of the bay, and Phoenix Glacier to the north of Mt Marathon. Carol Griswold

August 27, 2015 ·

UNITED WAY FOX ISLAND DINNER CRUISE

Kenai Peninsula United Way FOX ISLAND DINNER CRUISE SATURDAY, AUGUST 29th 3:00pm-9:45pm $80.00 each/$150 per couple Tickets available in the Seward Senior Center office or any United Way office. Call 224-5604 to reserve. 3-1/2 hour Kenai Fjords sightseeing cruise to Fox Island, Prime rib dinner and no-host bar.  Ship departs at 3:00pm and returns at approximately 9:45pm.  Check-in at 2:00pm at […]

August 27, 2015 ·

SEWARD ELEMENTARY OPEN HOUSE/PTA CHILI FEED TONIGHT!

Seward Elementary’s Open House and PTA Chili Feed happens tonight, Thursday, August 27th!  Parents, please visit your children’s classrooms from 5-5:29 for a quick tour, and then go to the gym at 5:30 for the PTA Chili Feed!  You will receive a Parent Packet (one per family) in the classroom which contains very pertinent information, including picture packets, and a ticket for you […]

August 27, 2015 ·

Seward Middle School Open House 8/27, 6:30pm

Seward Middle School will hold our open house on this Thursday, August 27th at 6:30pm. This is a great opportunity to see what a day in the life of your student is like and to meet with the staff. At our general assembly, we will be covering some important information as well as some changes for this coming year. As […]

August 25, 2015 ·
Science & Pizza at the Alaska SeaLife Center? It must be time for Ocean Sciences Club!

Science & Pizza at the Alaska SeaLife Center? It must be time for Ocean Sciences Club!

Join us at 5:30 PM on August 26 — Come find out what’s happening with the Ocean Sciences Club at the Alaska SeaLife Center! This club is open to all Seward-area middle and high school students, especially those who like to get their hands into science. This kick-off meeting is open to students and their families. Questions will be answered […]

August 23, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Report

18 August 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   The borough assembly met only once this month, and it was a fairly short (3 hour) meeting. Mayor Navarre reported that the trip to Japan by several from the borough was a great success. The Health Care Task Force is beginning to meet, and the Marijuana Task Force is […]

August 19, 2015 ·
Dinner & Auction on Fox Island this Saturday, August 22

Dinner & Auction on Fox Island this Saturday, August 22

Tickets are still available! Call 907-224-3445 to get yours today. Auction items include: fishing trips, passes on the Alaska Railroad, jewelry, artwork, quilts, lodging gift cards, restaurant gift cards, and MORE! All proceeds benefit training for local firefighters and EMTs. 

August 18, 2015 ·

Seward Schools Music Teacher Vacancy

KPBSD Website KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT Soldotna, Alaska NOTICE OF VACANCY Advertised: June 12 2015 Re-Advertised: July 21, 2015 2015-16 Job Title: Vocal/Instrumental Music Teacher Salary: DOE Location: Seward Area # of Days: 188 JOB QUALIFICATIONS: To apply a candidate must have or be eligible to obtain a current Alaska Teacher Certificate issued by the Alaska Department of Education […]

August 18, 2015 ·
Seward Silver Salmon Derby Finale

Seward Silver Salmon Derby Finale

When the Seward Silver Salmon Derby ended today at noon, Soldotna resident Jerry Bixby was the winner with a handsome salmon he caught today at the head of the bay. Jerry will receive $10,000 plus the weight of his fish in coffee. Many dedicated volunteers helped to make this event possible, including the final weigh-in team of Lori, Sandi, Glenn, and […]

August 16, 2015 ·
Social Media Marketing for your Home Sale

Social Media Marketing for your Home Sale

A PICTURE’S WORTH A MILLION WORDS…& HOME BUYERS LOVE IT!   Using Facebook & Video to Sell Your House There’s a lot of hype these days about the value of social media in promoting an event, an idea and; how about this – a home sale! And why not; social media reaches a larger and younger audience of home buyers. […]

August 15, 2015 ·

6th Grade/New student Orientation

Seward Middle School would like to invite parents and students of the 6th grade and new students to the district to come in and meet our staff from 10:00-11:00 on Tuesday, August 18th. Hope to see you here!

August 14, 2015 ·

Marathon Wrestling Club Car/Boat Wash This Sunday!!

Marathon Wrestling​ club will be having a fundraiser car/boat wash in the NAPA parking lot from Noon to 6PM on Sunday, August 16th.   Please come and support local youth and get a clean car or boat!!   VOLUNTEERS are always welcome!!!

August 13, 2015 ·
Super Yacht Christopher Visits Seward

Super Yacht Christopher Visits Seward

The 150.9′ performance world-cruising sailing cruiser and super yacht “Christopher” visited Seward Tuesday, docking just offshore of the Greenbelt.  It dwarfed passing tour boats and made specks of silver salmon derby boats. The impressive aluminum ketch, built in 2011,  features 3 staterooms and a study with accommodations for up to 12, and another 4 cabins for a crew of 8. Innovative technology includes […]

August 12, 2015 ·

NOW ENROLLING FOR Fall 2015 SEWARD COOPERATIVE TODDLER PLAYGROUP

We are currently enrolling children for the Fall 2015 semester of the Seward Cooperative Toddler Playgroup. This is a parent-led program open to children from ages 18 months to 3 years. It runs from August 31st – December 18th, 2015, and is held in the basement space of the Resurrection Lutheran Church. You can choose to participate one day a […]

August 12, 2015 ·

Girl Scout Day Camp August 10-14th, Open to ALL Girls

GIRL SCOUT DAY CAMP in Seward this week, August 10-14th, is open for ALL girls entering Kindergarten-12th grade. You don’t have to be a Girl Scout to attend. Time: 9am-5pm Place: KM Rae Building, 3rd Avenue Please pack a lunch. Cost is $20.00 per day. Girls can attend one or all days, and sign up day of camp. Full or part scholarship […]

August 11, 2015 ·
Lost Dog, Near Boat Launch (update)

Lost Dog, Near Boat Launch (update)

UPDATE 10:25 am, Aug. 10:  A dog similar to the one pictured was spotted near First Lake this morning. If you are in the area, be on the lookout. He’s black with tan markings. He’s a chorkie. He got lost by the boat launch. Contact sewardcitynews@gmail.com or 907-362-0009 if found.

August 9, 2015 ·
Garden Club Workshop: Thanks!

Garden Club Workshop: Thanks!

The Resurrection Bay Garden Club gives its special thanks to Kirstie Willean and Katy Turnbull for providing the awesome garden-theme kids workshop on Friday, Aug. 7. During this most recent event, the third in a summer series coordinated by Kirstie and Katy, the kids created their own garden flags. These blooming young artists also meandered in to the Seward Community Library and Museum’s marvelous garden to […]

August 8, 2015 ·
Raven Rescue

Raven Rescue

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Seward, Alaska This morning around 11:30, I received an urgent call from Ozzie, a friend who had spotted an unusual, dark object dangling from a branch about 50 feet up near the top of a spruce tree. When a wing moved feebly, he realized it was a RAVEN, and this bird was not being playful. He was […]

August 8, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin July 31

SPRD Bulletin July 31

SPRD Bulletin… Softball: The Recreational League softball season came to a close Tues, July 28th. The overall winner was the Sealife Center’s Lumpsuckers. Ranked 5th in the league and managed to upset every team they played. Although their first game was a forfeit, they still beat the #1 and the #2 seeded teams taking home the championship trophy. Seaview took […]

August 3, 2015 ·

New Student Registration at Seward Middle School August 6 & 7

Seward Middle School will be open for new student registration August 6th & 7th, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student. Additionally, parents must provide: Original Birth Certificate, Updated immunization records and copy of current IEP (if your child has one). The first day of school is Wednesday, August […]

August 3, 2015 ·