Recent News & Information

Social Security Presentation at the Library

Wednesday, February 22nd, 12:00pm-2:00pm upstairs at the Seward Community Library. FEBRUARY TOPIC:  SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE–WHEN & HOW TO FILE This is an interactive O.W.L. (Online Web Learning) program intended to inform and provide discussion with the local community in Social Security matters.  Presentations will be offered monthly on the […]

Happy Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Happy Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Today marks the Anniversary of the Alaska Territory Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945. It is named “Elizabeth Peratrovich Day” because of Elizabeth Peratrovich’s essential work towards getting the Act passed. Prior to the Anti-Discrimination act, public facilities, private businesses, housing, hotels, and schools were segregated. The situation was much like the […]

Bee Keeping Class

Beginning Bee Keeping Class Offered in Cooper Landing Sunday, February 26th,  2pm – 5:00(ish) Cooper Landing Community Hall, Bean Creek Road. Kenai Peninsula Bee Keeper Sarah Souder of Sarah’s Alaska Honey (www.alaskahoney.com) will be offering an introductory Bee Keeping Class thru Cooper Landing Community School. All classes are $25 per […]

School bus enters 20 mph zone on Seward Highway in Moose Pass on way to pick up pupils at Moose Pass School. Photograph by R. Smeriglio

UPDATE: Seward & Moose Pass Schools Closed Today

8:15 am From the KPBSD Website: ALERT UPDATE: Seward area school closure School is cancelled on Thursday, February 16, 2017, due to winter weather conditions, at: Moose Pass School Seward Elementary Seward High School Seward Middle School Be safe, and help your neighbors! 6:15 am From the KPBSD website – […]

Seward Airport Closed

Seward Airport Closed

Submitted by Johanna Kinney, City Clerk: City of Seward has been notified that the Seward airport is closed for the next 48 hours.  After this period of time, conditions will be reassessed to determine if it is safe to reopen.

Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

There will be intermittent traffic delays Tuesday, February 14, 2017 on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between Bird and Portage near mileposts 100 to 80.  Motorists should expect delays of up to 1 hour between 8:30 am and 2:00 PM. Updates will be posted on the 511 […]

Big Bay Beginnings Nearly Ready to Open Its Doors

Big Bay Beginnings Nearly Ready to Open Its Doors

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – The long awaited Big Bay Beginnings Child Development Center located at 520 Fourth Avenue (previously Resurrection Christian Church) was approved for occupancy by the City of Seward this past Wednesday (February 8th) and has its State of Alaska inspection scheduled for mid […]

Lowell Point Road Work

Lowell Point Road Work

City of Seward Public Notice February 13, 2017 3:30 p.m. Seward Public Works Crews are working to keep Lowell Point Road open after several rock slides that have occurred.  At this point, it is open to one lane traffic and crews hope to widen it to two lanes.  Be advised they […]

Random Kindness Alive and Well in Seward

Linda Corbin told Seward City News the following story about a random act of kindness at the grocery store: When I begin to think about moving away from Seward, it seems like something extraordinary happens.  Today, while in Safeway and checking out, I discovered that I had forgotten my wallet.  […]

Qutekcak Native Tribe: Fundraiser

Hello Seward! Coach James here from the Qutekcak Native Tribe. Just wanted to invite you to our fundraiser! Come and support the youth of our community!   Who: Qutekcak’s Native Youth Olympics Teams   What: We will be selling Indian Tacos   When: Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 from 5pm to […]