Training Burn Wednesday

The Seward Fire Department is planning a training evolution to include a live wildland fire burn on Wednesday May 30, 2012. This training burn will be held on City owned property located at Sea Lion Avenue and Dimond Street and will better prepare our firefighters to combat wildland/forestry type fires. […]



What does fostering a dog or cat involve? When you foster, you agree to take a homeless dog or cat into your home and give him or her love, care and attention, either for a predetermined period of time or until the dog or cat is adopted. Why do adoption groups […]

Plant Sale!

Last day of sale!!!!! 2 for 1 special: Buy one, get on free! Tomatoes, bachelor buttons, catnip, squash, potatoes, basil, and many many more indoor plants and annual flowers and vegetable starts. Plenty of decorative indoor/outdoor pots and wooden bird houses too. Friday, 9am to 4pm. Seward Senior Center Please […]

Not Another Rummage Sale!

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 400 Third Avenue, is also holding a huge Rummage Sale this Friday & Saturday, May 25th & 26th, 9 am to 4 pm, in the lower level, off the alley, just 1/2 block north of the Methodist rummage sale. Lots of household items, some furniture and appliances, […]

Friendly Thief Passes On

Friendly Thief Passes On

By Heidi Zemach for SCN A beloved soul named Trooper, well known around Bear Lake over the past 16 years  for his thieving ways and clever tricks has gone on to greener pastures. The mischievous golden retriever loved to return from his wanderings to his family at the Bear Lake […]

Giant Plant Sale

Giant Plant Sale Thursday and Friday May 24th and 25th 9:00am to 4:00pm Annuals, Perennials and indoor plants! Seward Senior Center NO SALE ON SATURDAY!

Reminder: Celebrating Ms. Anne’s Retirement!

Just a reminder that Seward Memorial United Methodist Church and Seeds of Faith Preschool, will be recognizing Ms. Anne Kesling’s 15 years of service tomorrow, Sunday, May 20th immediately following the 11 am services at SMUMC. All families, friends, and students of Ms. Anne’s are invited to help us celebrate! […]

ASLC Cares For Abandoned Seal Pup

ASLC Cares For Abandoned Seal Pup

The Alaska SeaLife Center has received its first harbor seal pup of the season, and rescue staff are intensively caring for the very young female pup, feeding her a special milk-matrix formula with the nutrients she needs five times a day. She is in good, but guarded condition, according to […]

Seward Music Fest Seeking 2012 Logo

The 2012 Seward Music and Arts Festival is seeking entries for this year’s logo.  The chosen theme this year is “Wood Frog.” Entries should be bold and eye-catching.  Keep in mind the image will be used for posters and shirts but needs to be resizable to go on stickers and […]

5-15 Borough Assembly Report

5-15 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure We held public hearings on five ordinances at our mid-May meeting. Ordinance 2011-19-82 passed unanimously, appropriating additional funds to cover health care costs for FY 2012 due to some large individual medical claims. Mayor Navarre announced that he would be giving regular […]


Hello Seward! The center has so many happenings this month, I almost forgot to post it again. Today we have the Colony Middle School Jazz band arriving in Seward on the train to preform for us at 12:30. Come have lunch and listen to some Jazz. On Wednesday, May 16th, Dietitian, […]

Students Call to Action!

Students Call to Action!

Attack Invasive Invaders! Mrs. Tougas’ and Mrs. Flowers’ fourth grade classes have been working really hard on learning about the invasive weeds. Searching on computers and in books, we have finally found out a lot about the three particular weeds: White Sweet Clover, Bird Vetch, and Reed Canarygrass. We have […]

Troopers Identify Body Found

The body found last Monday near Preacher’s Pond has been identified as Clifton Hayes Jr, 38, of Seward, according to an Alaska State Troopers’ spokesperson. The State Medical Examiner’s office identified Hayes using dental and medical records, she said. They have notified the Seward family that their son’s body was […]

Tsunami Debris?

Tsunami Debris?

I spotted this red, 12″ float at the beach yesterday. There are no Japanese characters, but it says, “Sanshin Kako Co LTD.”  I wonder if it is from the March 2011 Japan tsunami.? This seems to be a rather unique float because someone hand painted two cartoony spouting whales on […]