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Vacation Bible School July 23-27

Resurrection Lutheran Church will host its annual Vacation Bible School this week, July 23-27, 9 a.m. to noon. All preschool- through elementary-aged children are welcome! There is no cost and no pre-registration required. This year’s theme is “Shipwrecked” – come enjoy songs, games, crafts and snacks with friends! Resurrection Lutheran […]

Sustainable Seward Tip of the Week

What does sustainability mean?  Sustainability is the process of maintaining change in a balanced fashion.  In order to be sustainable, we must use resources in a balanced way, a way that provides us what we need, but does not destroy the resource.  For an example of this principle, we can […]

Dike failure-Sawmill Creek

Special Weather Statement SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 916 AM AKDT Tue Jul 10 2018 AKZ125-111845- Western Prince William Sound- Including the cities of Whittier, Seward, Girdwood, and Moose Pass 916 AM AKDT Tue Jul 10 2018 …LOCALIZED FLOODING EXPECTED ALONG SAWMILL CREEK NORTH OF SEWARD… A […]

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$439,822 in Providence Seward community benefit partnership grants awarded

Funded projects will support community health and wellness work and initiatives SEWARD, Alaska – Providence Seward Medical & Care Center’s Health Advisory Council has awarded community benefit partnership grants to six local service and not-for-profit groups that will serve Seward and the area community residents. Awardees include Boys & Girls Clubs of […]

most GCI services back after statewide outage

Monday Morning-July 9th, 2018. GCI is experiencing a state wide outage of services.  GCI long distance, cell phones, and texting are affected.  They are working on the problem, but as of 0815 don’t have any estimation of how long the outage will last.   0930: Anchorage Municipal Light and Power […]

Sustainable Seward Tip of the Week

Starting recycling is simple!  Just get another container or trash bag and put all of your aluminum cans or glass bottles in there.  Then when you go to the dump to take your trash, you can simply take your recycling as well!  In my house, we have a cardboard box […]

50/40 Celebration a success!

50/40 Celebration a success!

The 50/40 Celebration of the 50thAnniversary of the National Trails Systems Act and the 40thAnniversary of the Iditarod National Historic Trail Celebration on June 3rdwas a big success! Thanks to the City of Seward for use of the Branson Pavilion, the US Forest Service staff and Smokey the Bear, displays, […]

AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training in Sitka

AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training in Sitka

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) is conducting a six-day Marine Safety Instructor Training (MSIT) at the Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka, Alaska, from September 24, 2018 to September 29, 2018. This is an intensive train-the-trainer course that prepares individuals to effectively teach cold-water survival procedures, use of […]

National Heritage Area Seeks Grant Applications by August 15th

National Heritage Area Seeks Grant Applications by August 15th

Grant applications for the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) National Heritage Area must be submitted by August 15th for review at the September Board meeting. KMTA awards grants to community projects that recognize, preserve, and interpret the historic, scenic, and natural recreational resources and cultural landscapes of the KMTA historic transportation corridor. Projects […]

Seward State Parks job opening

Seward State Parks job opening

Alaska State Parks Seward seeks applicants  for a seasonal Alaska Conservation Corps (ACC) position performing general maintenance and labor. You must be an Alaskan resident at least 18 years old. Pay is $14 an hour and successful applicant can start work immediately. For more information, call District Ranger Jack Ransom at […]