Rescued walrus calf dies at Seward facility

Rescued walrus calf dies at Seward facility

By DAN JOLING (08/09/12 10:46:37) One of three Pacific walrus calves found abandoned on an Arctic Ocean beach last month has died. Alaska SeaLife Center President Tara Riemer Jones on Thursday said the calf brought to the Seward aquarium July 30 died about a day later. The center says the […]

Good Riddance Exxon Valdez

Good Riddance Exxon Valdez

From The Mudflats Posted by Jeanne Devon on Friday, August 3, 2012 · Some time this week, the ship formerly known as the Exxon Valdez (now the Oriental Nicety) will come to a controversial end. We would expect nothing less of the vessel, now known as the Oriental Nicety, that […]

Seward Middle School Supply List

Seward Middle School Supply List   Mrs. Hammer – Math: Spiral Notebook for notes Spiral Notebook for homework Pencils for notes and homework Sticky notes for marking book   Mrs. Hammer – PE Non-marking gym shoes/no skate shoes for gym Shorts T-Shirt Sweat Pants Sweat Shirt Swimsuit   Mrs. Liljemark […]

8-7 Borough Assembly Meeting Report

7 August 2012 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure We had a busy meeting schedule with public hearings on 14 Ordinances. Two were very important to the Seward-Bear Creek area. Ordinance 2012-28, amending borough code to provide that all 7 seats on the Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board […]


Middle School Transition Camp Seward Middle School will be hosting a Transition Camp for interested incoming 7th graders this Thursday, August 9th from 1pm – 5pm. Students will be participating in activities that will help them become more familiar with the school schedule, layout, expectations, and coursework. Dinner will be […]

Seahawk swimming schedule announced

Seahawk swimming schedule announced

High School swim coach, Matt Hershock, announces swim practice starts Monday, (Aug. 7).  All high school students that want to swim with the Seahawk swim team should start at this time or contact the coach for information. Swim schedule will be at the Seward High School pool: Mon-Wed-Fri 2:30 to […]

Grateful for Scholarships

I would like to thank the following organizations for their generous scholarships: The Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward High School Staff, and the Seward High Booster Club. I will be using the money to further my education at Montana State University-Billings where I plan to study history. A special thank you […]

Law Clinic Coming to Seward!

Family Law/Child Custody Law Clinic is coming to Seward.  Alaska Legal Services Corporation’s attorney for the Kenai Peninsula will be presenting on family law.  After her short presentation, all non-criminal, legal questions will be welcome.  This is free of charge and snacks will be provided.  Please join us at the […]

Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise

I used to be a big city girl. I’ve lived up and down the east coast and in cities such as Detroit and Phoenix. Now I’m proudly a Sewardite. I am also extremely blessed to be a teacher of Seward’s future leaders and workers (currently just 1st and 2nd grade […]

found tire

Are you missing a tire? I found a Toyo Eclipse M+S P205/70R15 95S on the rim at the end of my driveway on Moosehorn (Nashwoods Subdivision) on Saturday afternoon. You can call me at 362 3702 or send me an Email at brentinseward @hotmail.com if it’s yours.

Seward Elementary New Student Registration & Web Site

Seward Elementary will be open for new student registration August 9th and August 10th, 2012, from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student. Additionally, parents must provide: • birth certificate – state issued copy • Updated immunization […]

Bookin for Books Trail Run a Success!

Bookin for Books 1st Annual Trail Run was held on Saturday July 21st. There was an impressive turn out of runners who braved the rainy skies. They ran one of two choices of beautiful forested trails. There was a 3.8 mile run and a 6.4 mile run. Overall the race […]

SeaLife Center treats orphaned walrus calf

SeaLife Center treats orphaned walrus calf

                                                                                                              photo: Monica Chase / ASLC staff Associated Press (07/27/12 11:35:51) A male Pacific walrus calf is under care at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward after it was stranded near Barrow. The Seward center says in a release that the calf is estimated to be 4 to 6 weeks old. […]

Seward Cross Country Begins on Monday!

Seward High’s Cross Country Running Team will meet for the first practice of the season on Monday, July 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the high school wrestling room. The entire schedule for the month of August as well as the race schedule for the season can be found at sewardcrosscountry@groups.facebook.com. […]