The Alaska State Parks Seward Citizen Advisory Board is currently recruiting new board members. The recruitment period will last from November 15, 2015 through December 8, 2015. Applications can be located at http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/misc/advisboardapp.pdf Interested applicants may email their application to email@example.com or drop them off at the Seward Ranger District Office at 334 Fourth Ave., Seward. Prospective candidates will be […]
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SeaView Infant Learning Program and KPBSD are excited to host the annual Wellness Fair for Infants, Toddlers and Preschool age. This event will be Saturday, November 21, 2015 at SeaView Community Services: 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Some of the services that day will be: Developmental Screenings Health Information Vision & Hearing Screenings Fingerprinting Kits Immunizations (by appointment only-422-1054) Fun […]
The pool scrubbing event for November 22 has been canceled.
Save the Date: Obama’s ‘Running Wild with Bear Grylls’ is set to air on Thursday, December 17 at 10 pm PST on NBC. For more information: http://deadline.com/2015/11/obama-running-wild-bear-grylls-visit-december-17-nbc-1201615755/
A special thank you to the Seward Resurrection Bay Lions Club, a chapter of Lions International! The Lion’s Club is dedicated to eradicating blindness worldwide and educating the public on early detection and treatment of vision disorders. Not only did the local chapter make use of their Plus-Optix Vision Screener, they also donated their time and effort to assist in […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Commercial fishermen and those who work in the fishing industry packed City Council Chambers at Monday Nights’ November 9th meeting to lobby once again for a public use crane at the Seward Small Boat Harbor. Their passionate plea for a five-ton crane to help them unload fish and gear, came too late to make it […]
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — At Tuesday evening’s City Council work session to discuss funding a harbor crane, Seward’s mariners showed up in strength to once again demonstrate their support for the project. Of the many ideas batted around from the floor, none seemed to gain clear support from City Council or, almost as important, city administration. Administration has […]
I was fortunate to see Woody in September, swimming with two sleek females in the sunny, outdoor pool. My family enjoyed watching Seward’s first sea lion grow up from a frisky 5 year old to a massive, magnificent adult. Countless visitors enjoyed his antics and grace, awed by his presence gliding past the habitat viewing window. Scientists gained valuable information about his […]
Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – The Mt. Marathon Race Committee has approved several changes that will take effect in the 2016 Mt. Marathon Race. Starting in 2016, women’s and men’s start times will alternate annually. In even-numbered years, the women’s race will be the last event of the day and in odd-numbered years, men will take the last […]
Earn a $25 punch card by scrubbing the sides of the pool. Sun, Nov 22, 6:30 -7:00 pm. High School age and older , who don’t have any physical (scrubbing) impairments can help make the pool shiny and clean in exchange for a $25 pool punch card. We supply the scrub pads, no chemicals used, just your muscle power.
Kayak Adventures will again be sponsoring a Wilderness First Responder class and a WFR Re-cert class in April 2016. Spots are limited and courses tend to fill up quickly. The Wilderness First Responder course equips participants with the knowledge and skills to evaluate medical emergencies and make decisions concerning field treatment and evacuation priorities. Wilderness First Responder is the current standard […]
Seward, Alaska (November 10, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is saddened to announce the passing of Woody, a 22-year-old male Steller sea lion who was one of the Center’s original residents. Woody was humanely euthanized Monday following a rapid decline due to age-related complications. In the wild, male Steller sea lions almost never live beyond their teens. As […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Some local women have taken it upon themselves to put their efforts toward building peace in their own lives, in the lives of the community, schools, criminal justice system, and they even hope to foster international peace and prevent global crises. Seward’s Lori Draper, Jennifer Carr, and Sharon Ganser participate in the Peace Alliance, […]
On Wednesday, November 11th, Seward Elementary would like to invite all veterans, active duty personnel and their families to visit our south wing classrooms between 1:00-2:00PM. Students will share patriotic artwork, poems, letters, songs, conversation and food with our honored guests. We hope to see you! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Plenty of locals came out to enjoy the Seward waterfront on a beautiful, crisp, clear Sunday, last weekend. Looking out at the boat harbor, or the beach, they could see on the glass-clear water all sorts of waterfowl gathering for thick schools of plentiful fish. There were heron, cormorants, loons, common murres, golden-eyes, and mallard […]
Join us Friday, November 13th for another great night out at the movies! This week at the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series we’ll be showing Max (PG) at 6pm followed by Trainwreck (R) at 8:30pm. Tickets are $1/person and go on sale 30 minutes before showtime! Tickets have been going fast so plan to arrive early. Movies […]
It’s that time of year again! The PTA Wreath Fundraiser is now online! Visit www.sewardakpta.com to place your order! You can pay online using paypal or send in a check after you place your order. If you would rather not hassle with the website, print the 2015 Wreath Order Form, fill it out and send it in. Orders due by November 15 […]
TRAILS presents: Ceramics Night at AVTEC, happening Wednesdays throughout the winter. Next Ceramics Night is November – 18th, 5 – 7 pm in AVTEC ceramics room. Please note that we will take a break for Thanksgiving and start back up on December 2nd. Cost: $8 Pay at Door. Create your own beautiful ceramics works of art! Maybe you want […]
New to the Seward area, Stephanie who goes by “Stevie” and Phil Bassignani moved from Bristol Bay. The two have opened up a cleaning service called Pristine Clean and they hope to cater to the residents and businesses of Seward. Stevie, who grew up with a family cleaning business and several cleaning contracts in the Naknek/King Salmon area is excited to utilize […]
The Alaska State Parks Seward Citizen’s Advisory Board will meet on the second Tuesday of every month, September through May, from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the AVTEC Culinary Arts building in the Banquet room. All members of the public are encouraged to attend. For further inquiries please contact an Alaska State Park staff member at 224-3434.
SNSC Membership Social, November 14th, Rae Building Featuring: Soup, Bread, Beer, Raffle Prizes 11th Annual Back Country Film Festival (Program) celebrating the human powered experience Saturday, November 14th – 5:30 at the Rae Building (5:30 to 6:30 membership and food) (6:30 to 8:30 movie, raffle) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4-gQoc39YVBZ3A4bFl4V3JHZ3c/view?usp=sharing Seward Ski Club Outdoor Gear Ski Swap and Lunch Feast Saturday, November 21st Seward […]
ANCHORAGE – The Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA), the state’s leading tourism membership organization, is encouraging all Alaska students interested in pursuing education related to the tourism industry to apply for one of its scholarship opportunities through the ATIA Foundation. The ATIA Foundation scholarship deadline is January 31, 2016. “ATIA members are dedicated to encouraging local hire within Alaska’s growing […]
Let’s come together to worship God and pray for America! Invite a friend! Date: Friday, November 13 . Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location: the Tapsfield home, 1903 Jesse Lee Dr. Questions? Call Nancy at 224-3611.
Community-Based Participatory Research in the Arctic: Sources of Environmental Contaminants on St. Lawrence Island
Tuesday, November 10, 9:00 am – 10:00 am (teleconference) Sign up Join scientists and community representatives for a discussion of exposure-assessment projects that have been conducted on St. Lawrence Island in response to community concerns over increases in the levels of cancers, reproductive problems, and thyroid disease on the island. A legacy of two Cold War military sites abandoned in […]
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — At its regular monthly meeting this November, Seward PACAB once again formally recommended a public-use crane in the small boat harbor. Additionally, the Board passed a resolution recommending about $12.3 million in various harbor improvements including a 5-ton crane. The Board seemed to reach consensus that the crane proposal had strong support and that […]
You’re invited to the 2nd Annual Seward Community Library & Museum Open House! Saturday November 14, 2015 1-4 pm • Free Museum Admission • New Earthquake Exhibit Premiere • Historical Slide Show of the Library and Museum • Raffle Drawings • Refreshments • Meet the Staff • Children’s Activities • Interactive Comment […]