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Special City Council Meeting Canceled for December 4

From the Seward City Clerk – The Special City Council meeting for the City Manager’s evaluation has been canceled.  The matter will come before the City Council to reschedule at their December 8, 2014 meeting.  

November 20, 2014 · 1 comment ·
In Memory of Clif Simons

In Memory of Clif Simons

Clifton William Simons, aged 53, died suddenly on November 1, 2014 in Barrow, Alaska. He was born in Binghamton, N.Y., and grew up in Macedon, N.Y. After graduating from Palmyra Macedon Central School, he went to the University of Alaska Fairbanks where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He worked in the Probation Department at Spring Creek Correctional […]

November 19, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Civil Air Patrol Cadet Great Start Program begins December 4

The Civil Air Patrol Cadet Great Start program will commence Thursday, December 4 at 17:30 (5:30-7:30 pm) at the silver CAP hanger on the Seward airport. This will begin a 5-7 week orientation to the Civil Air Patrol Cadet program. Cadets who complete all activities in this orientation will earn promotion to Cadet Airman and receive their first orientation flight […]

November 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
ASFA/AFCA Day of Guns Firearms Raffle

ASFA/AFCA Day of Guns Firearms Raffle

Support Firefighters statewide through the Alaska State Firefighters Association. For more information, please visit http://www.alaskastatefirefighters.org/DayofGuns.aspx.

November 19, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Orca breaching in bay

Orca breaching in bay

On Sunday, a blustery, rainy day, I was amazed to see spouts and fins in the middle of Resurrection Bay from Lowell Point Beach. As I watched, the small pod of Orcas moved steadily south of Tonsina Point. Suddenly, one erupted from the water, turned on its back, and smashed into the water with a huge splash! I never expected […]

November 19, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Blackwater Railroad Company’s Last Show for 2014

Blackwater Railroad Company’s Last Show for 2014

Blackwater Railroad Company, Seward’s own band, is going on break for the months of December and January. “We’re ready for what’s next, and we have to prepare for that.” says band member Katy Larkin. “We have so many goals but with the number of shows we’ve been playing, it’s been hard to commit the time and energy to make those […]

November 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Avalance Awareness Class December 13

Avalance Awareness Class December 13

November 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Recreation Committee Meeting Canceled

The Seward Recreation Committee Meeting has been canceled today due to a lack of a quorum.

November 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·

The Supply Drive is ON!

In conjunction with the Boys and Girls Club-Seward clubhouse, the FAB 4/5 class at Seward Elementary is still running the “Super Supply Drive” until Thanksgiving. We are in search of any necessities that you would be willing to donate. Some items of need are: *canned food *blankets *socks and other undergarments *personal hygiene products such as deodorant and soap Donated […]

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Local Runner Michael Marshall signs with Black Hills State University

Local Runner Michael Marshall signs with Black Hills State University

Michael Marshall signed his commitment letter to run cross country at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota Friday in front of friends and family. Michael is on a partial athletic scholarship and will be running for BHSU next fall. It is always great to see our Seahawks go on to compete at the next level and we are […]

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Middle School eats their Fruits and Veggies

Click link for FOX Alaska News story on Seward Middle School: Seward Middle School eats their Fruits and Veggies. According to the Center for Disease Control, childhood obesity has more than quadrupled in adolescents – and folks in the city of Seward have decided to do something about it. Seward Middle School is competing for the nutri-bullet program – which […]

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Music and dancing in the stacks

Music and dancing in the stacks

A good time was had Saturday in the Library Museum at our celebration of the season. Music and dancing in the stacks, family story time, face painting, kids crafts, museum open and free, awesome finger foods and cider. Valarie Kingsland and the library staff, Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Friends of the library want to thank the community for […]

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair is Dec 5-6

Seward Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair is Dec 5-6

It’s time to start planning your holiday shopping and some early December fun! The Seward Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair will take place December 5-6 at the cruise ship terminal (aka the Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Seward Intermodal Terminal). The event will feature more than 80 vendors, food , photos with Santa, live music, and the Kenai Crewsers famous […]

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
“Water Skiing Alaska Style”

“Water Skiing Alaska Style”

  By Ron Niebrugge – Saturday evening, Seward, Alaska. Someone water skiing in front of the house on Saturday night in Seward, Alaska. Crazy – as much of the lower 48 battles cold and snow, we have had beautiful days this past week that often broke 50 degrees! To see more of Ron Niebrugge’s work, please visit www.wildnatureimages.com and http://www.my-photo-blog.com/.

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction

Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction Accredited zoos and aquariums are saving more than 30 endangered species and the Alaska SeaLife Center Plays a Leading Role. Steller’s eider Seward, Alaska (November 17, 2014) – As American families prepare for the annual ritual of giving thanks, they can add to their […]

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Last Call for PTA Wreath Orders!

It’s not too late to dress up your door and spread a bit of holiday cheer!  Order your wreath or garland now! Click here for Order Form We must receive the form by Friday, November 21st. Thank you!

November 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Successful Energy Fair Provides Information, Draws Crowd

Successful Energy Fair Provides Information, Draws Crowd

By R. Smeriglio for SCN – Seward and the rest of Alaska use lots of energy and pay high dollars for it. Alaskan businesses and consumers pay, but few here benefit from the high costs. The presenters, exhibitors and sponsors of the Seward Energy Fair addressed that issue with solid information, tangible products and more than little enthusiasm. George Roe […]

November 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Why is it so hard to “just leave”?

Why is it so hard to “just leave”?

By Dawn McDevitt – I grew up not knowing my real father, with a hard working single mom who married when I was 5. By age 11 her husband adopted me. I wouldn’t say I had a horrible life but it was not easy. My adoptive dad was very strict, quick tempered, and harsh with his words. I being the […]

November 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
“Endurance” by Split Knuckle Theater performs Sunday, November 16

“Endurance” by Split Knuckle Theater performs Sunday, November 16

The Split Knuckle Theatre will perform “Endurance” at 7:00 p.m. (door opens at 6:30 pm) Sunday, Nov. 16, in the Seward High School Theater [one night only, rated PG-13 for thematic elements] and will be presented by the Seward Arts Council, Port City Players, Seward Community Foundation, the Rasmussen Foundation, NEA and Harper Arts Touring Fund (for travel). $12 admission […]

November 16, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Reminder: Civil Air Patrol Open House & BBQ November 16

Reminder: Civil Air Patrol Open House & BBQ November 16

November 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Recreation Committee Meeting November 19

PUBLIC NOTICE   Seward Recreation Committee Meeting A Special Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committee   Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.   Teen & Youth Center 336 Third Avenue, Rec Room Seward, Alaska   ALL PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.  (Note: Time & Location Varies For Each Meeting)   Click here to view the agenda.  

November 15, 2014 · 3 comments ·

The public is welcome to attend the Seward State Parks Advisory Board Meeting November 18

The next Seward State Parks Advisory Board Meeting will be held on November 18th from 5-7pm at the AVTEC Culinary Arts building in the Banquette room.  The public is always welcome to attend and encouraged to provide comments.

November 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Library Museum open house 1-4pm Blackwater Railroad band

Library Museum open house 1-4pm Blackwater Railroad band

November 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Free Children’s Wellness Fair, November 15

November 15, 2014 SeaView Plaza 302 Railway Ave. 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Developmental screenings, vision and hearing screenings, nutrition information, Imagination Library, Safe Kids USA, Fun Activity, Healthy snacks, etc.. For more Information contact PJ–422-1054

November 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Energy Fair Today at AVTEC

Seward Energy Fair Today at AVTEC

The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) is hosting their first Seward Energy Fair today, November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology Student Service Center from 12 to 5 pm. Key note speakers from local and statewide agencies will be reviewing energy options for businesses and home owners […]

November 15, 2014 · 1 comment ·