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!!
Come out at 4:30 this afternoon (Thursday 9/25) and support Seward Seahawks as they play another home game. This team has been beating the odds from Nome to Valdez, in a winning streak practically unheard of for a good many years, and is setting itself up to go to state. Witness for yourselves how they’re doing it.
Lots of folks are helping to get everything ready for the start of the joint annual conference of Museums Alaska and the Alaska Historical Society next week in Seward. More than 190 museum professionals and historians from across the state will be in attendance at the Oct. 1-4 event. Resurrection Bay Historical Society is hosting the conference, which starts with […]
The Marathon Wrestling Club fundraiser has been re-scheduled Please join us on Friday, October 24th from 6pm – 9pm for our 2nd annual Taco Feed/Auction fundraiser for Marathon Wrestling Club. All proceeds will benefit Seward area youth! Tickets on sale now, $20.00 per person, please contact Jewel Williams at 907-422-7130 for more information, to purchase tickets or to donate an item for […]
On Friday morning, shortly before noon, the Cuauhtémoc slowly backed away from the dock, assisted by a tug. The crew bravely rode the rigging from the bottom to the very top, looking like bright yellow and green ornaments on a Christmas tree. Multi-colored flags flew and lively music filled the air. After the vessel was turned around, Seward was honored with […]
The brightly lit rigging on the Mexican tall ship Cuauhtémoc created a magical sight, rising into the black night sky. It was fun to experiment photographing the lights! The ship sails to Hawaii today, hopefully to get some sun and dry out after five days in Seward’s rain. Carol Griswold
The GED Testing Service just announced 2 weeks of free GED Practice Tests from September 23 through October 3. If you have been thinking about getting your GED diploma, now is the time to come in, test your skills, and make a plan. Math classes are already underway, but it’s still not too late to join. Other independent GED test […]
Tonight Thur Sep 18, 6:30pm in the Museum, Annual membership meeting of the Friends of the Seward Library
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! According to the By-Laws of the Seward Community Library Association, a/k/a Friends, we will be holding our annual membership meeting on Thursday, September 18, 2014. The new Friends board members have been working hard to get organized and be a support for the programs of the new library museum and the facility! The board meets on […]
Please join us for the Seward & Moose Pass Girl Scouts annual s’mores event tonight!!! Wednesday the 17th 6:30-7:30 pm @ First Lake (behind AVTEC). Registration for all new Girl Scouts, re-registration for returning girls!! See you there!!
16 September 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure We held our annual meeting in Homer, which began with a beautiful rendition of the national anthem sung by Kyle Schneider and members of the Homer High School Swing Choir. Mayor Navarre proclaimed September to be Hunger Awareness Month, and we heard the quarterly report from South Peninsula Hospital. Mayor […]
Seward Middle School will have an early release for all students at 12:50pm, tomorrow, Wednesday, September 17th. Bus transportation will run at this time. If you are picking up your child please pick them up at 12:50pm. Staff will have this time to work on school improvement strategies.
Recently, several people have reported seeing one or two impressive, large, long-necked, long-legged birds with large bills flying over town or perched near the water. Normally very secretive, the Great Blue Heron is actually a year-round resident. One year, the Seward Christmas Bird Count found 11 birds! Watch for this amazing heron fishing patiently by the harbor breakwater, flying overhead with […]