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Trajectory to perform March 27 & 28

Trajectory to perform March 27 & 28

Trajectory will perform this weekend, March 27 & 28, beginning at 9PM at the Yukon Bar. For more information about this band, please visit https://www.facebook.com/trajectoryband.

March 24, 2015 ·
We’d love your used books!

We’d love your used books!

  The Friends of the Seward Library is seeking donations of used books for its upcoming used book sale! Your donations can be dropped off at the Seward Community Library during its regular business hours. All kinds and genres of material are gladly accepted (check out this great link for guidelines: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hldre170hrklrwp/Public%20Donation%20of%20Books-web.docx?dl=0) The upcoming sale will happen on Saturday, April 16 from 12 – […]

March 23, 2015 ·

Avalanche Hazard Reduction on Seward Hwy Milepost 96-100 Tuesday, March 24

From the AK 511 Twitter Feed – On Tuesday, March 24, there will be Avalanche Hazard Reduction on SEWARD HIGHWAY from MILEPOST 96 to MILEPOST 100. Crews will be firing live artillery rounds up to Penguin Ridge above Bird Flats for the purpose of improving existing blind fire shot points. Motorists should expect intermittent delays up to 45 minutes between […]

March 23, 2015 ·
Expensive Medevac flight in store if hurt in Seward

Expensive Medevac flight in store if hurt in Seward

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Unlike other more rural, isolated parts of Alaska, Seward has a pretty decent road system heading to cities like Anchorage. But if you’re hurt in Seward, and need to be taken to Anchorage hospitals, or those with a higher level of emergency medical assistance, you’ll probably be flown there at great expense, when simply a […]

March 23, 2015 ·

Monthly PTSA Meeting March 24

Just a reminder that Tuesday the 24th is our monthly membership at the Elementary school library starting at 6:30.

March 23, 2015 ·

Why Hire a Professional Home Stager?

There are lots of simple things homeowners can do on their own to decorate their homes to sell. They can get rid of clutter, repaint, clean or put out fresh flowers. So why hire a home stager?   Many homeowners are unsure of what paint colors to choose or where to move the clutter. The process of selling a home […]

March 22, 2015 ·
Missing Dog, Newfoundland/Pit Bull named “Spidy”

Missing Dog, Newfoundland/Pit Bull named “Spidy”

Update 3/25/15: Spidy has been found and returned to his owner. Spidy was last seen 3 days ago behind Pacific Park apartments wearing green camo and an Alaskan made collar. Spidy is big for his age, only maybe 9 months. If seen, please call 599-0205 or the Seward Animal Shelter at 224-7495.

March 22, 2015 ·
Healthy Nontoxic Pet Foods

Healthy Nontoxic Pet Foods

In recent years, thousands of pets were sickened and died from the food they ate. Many more thousands have suffered needlessly from disease and difficulties that may have been avoided. New book by Marie Wagner identifies some of the most common potentially harmful ingredients in commercial pet foods and gives simple healthy recipes for foods, snacks and treats that are […]

March 22, 2015 ·
Family Science Night Tonight

Family Science Night Tonight

Join the Alaska SeaLife Center for an evening of marine mammal fun with the seals and sea lions tonight, March 20 at 6 pm. This free event is open to all ages.  

March 20, 2015 ·
Lost Lake Run Registration Opens April 1

Lost Lake Run Registration Opens April 1

Full registration for the Lost Lake Run opens at 6 am on April 1st, 2015. At 6 am ADT,  a link will be available on the home page of the Lost Lake Run website (www.LostLakeRun.com) that will take you directly to registration. Last year was sold out in 40 minutes, so if you are planning to participate this year, please […]

March 20, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin March 19

SPRD Bulletin March 19

SPRD Bulletin…   Wednesday, March 18th Seward Parks & Recreation held the end of season competitive volleyball tourney at the High School Gym. Hit Squaad proved to be worthy contenders taking the Gold with some close matches against Shoreside who took 2nd place and Seaview taking home the Sportsmanship award. Thank you to all the teams that participated in this […]

March 20, 2015 ·
Moose Pass resident to compete in AKC National Agility Championships in Reno, Nevada

Moose Pass resident to compete in AKC National Agility Championships in Reno, Nevada

American Kennel Club News Release – More than 1,000 Competitors Vie to be National Agility Champions (Moose Pass, AK) March 17, 2015 –  Moose Pass resident Erin Knotek and her border collie Bella will be among the contenders at the American Kennel Club National Agility Championships this March 27-29 in Reno, Nevada. The quickest, most agile dogs in the country will […]

March 20, 2015 ·
Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments take place in April

Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments take place in April

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, March 17, 2015—Children who will be four years old by September 1, 2015, have an opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten classes at their local area school in the fall.To qualify for the classes, parents and guardians must contact their local area school to schedule a Pre-K assessment, and complete an application prior to the school screeningappointment […]

March 20, 2015 ·
Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo In Concert

Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo In Concert

Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo Live All Ages Show Chinooks, Seward Wednesday, March 25th, 2015; 6:30 opening act Tyson Davis. Main Act: 7:00 pm Tickets :$20 in advance, $25 day of Available at Chinooks, or markteckenbrock@hotmail.com Limited seating Available. PRESS RELEASE Frank & Vinny Head North to Alaska! Guitar masters Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo are coming to Alaska! After […]

March 19, 2015 ·
How early infant learning program cuts may affect children

How early infant learning program cuts may affect children

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Governor and Alaska Legislature has cut, or severely reduced social service programs for infants and toddlers, including cutting $3.2 million for the Alaska Pre-K program, Alaska Parents as Teachers, and Best Beginnings, which administers the Dolly Parton Imagination Library statewide. They’re part of the effort to reduce government spending, and help close a multi- […]

March 19, 2015 ·
TYC Open Jam Night March 26

TYC Open Jam Night March 26

March 19, 2015 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Endowment Fund

Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Endowment Fund

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, Alaska (March 18, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce the creation of the Alaska SeaLife Center Endowment Fund. A Board of Directors member, who wishes to remain anonymous, has donated stock establishing an endowment fund with the Alaska Community Foundation (ACF). The Alaska SeaLife Center Endowment Fund will […]

March 19, 2015 ·
Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy perform March 20 & 21

Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy perform March 20 & 21

March 19, 2015 ·
Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop March 30

Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop March 30

    March 16, 2015 Cheese Making Workshop A hands-on Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop will be held Monday, March 30, 6:00-8:00 pm in the K.M.Rae Building, 125 Third Ave., Seward, AK. UAF Cooperative Extension Service faculty will be teaching how to make mozzarella cheese and demonstrating how queso fresco can be made at home. The class is limited to 12 […]

March 19, 2015 ·

Seward Middle School 3rd Quarter A/B Honor Roll

6TH GRADE: Anevay Ambrosiani*, Paola Baez, Reanna Brewi*, Lucas Brockman, Cody Bryden, Selma Casagranda , Hana Cooney , Landon Davis, Levi Deboard, Araya Fejes, Lucy Hankins*, Malia Hewitt, Samuel Koster, Trey Ingalls*, Leilani Lackey, Neil Lindquist, Calysta Lohman, Collin Mullaly, Kylie Mullaly*, Elsa O’Neill, Marisa Phasomsap, Maxwell Pfeiffenberger*, Tegan Retzer*, Katelyn Sawyer-Lemme*, Angel Schwertfeger, Sequoia Sieverts*, Ashely Trapp, Alexie Wayne, […]

March 19, 2015 ·
Travis Beals finishes at #11

Travis Beals finishes at #11

Lifetime Seward resident and musher Travis Beals, 22, crossed the finish line in Nome last night at 11:18 PM, earning 11th. place in the 2015 Iditarod sled dog race. At the time of this writing, there are still 48 musher on the trail. Beals also raced the 2013 and 2014 Iditarod, placing 37 in both. For more information on Travis […]

March 19, 2015 ·
Finances at hospital and assisted living center gradually improving

Finances at hospital and assisted living center gradually improving

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Providence Seward Medical & Care Center ended FY 2014 with revenues of $17.8 million, a net income of $2.41 million, but $1.6 million in bad debt due to its charity care cases, said PSMCC’s director Joe Fong.  He presented the annual year-end financial report for the hospital/care center facilities and Seward Mountain Haven, a long-term […]

March 18, 2015 ·
Bluegrass Camp For Kids returns July 6-10th

Bluegrass Camp For Kids returns July 6-10th

Seward Bluegrass Camp For Kids returns this summer, beginning the Monday after the July 4th weekend. It runs July 6-10th at Seward Lutheran Church, and Seward Methodist Church. There are two camps, depending on age, featuring a full week of bluegrass music instruction, plus a little art and dance for kids age 5 who have completed Kindergarten through age 16. […]

March 18, 2015 ·
Ceramics Night Tonight!

Ceramics Night Tonight!

ONLY 2 NIGHTS LEFT! Ceramics Night at AVTEC in March: Wednesdays, 18th, and 25th, 5-7 pm in AVTEC ceramics room. Cost: $8. Please note: The last Ceramics Night is March 25th.  Create your own ceramics! Wonderful volunteer staff will be available to guide you. Pay for Ceramics Night at the door the night of the event, or buy Ceramics Tickets ahead […]

March 18, 2015 ·