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Latest news from the Alaska Railroad

Latest news from the Alaska Railroad

The 4th Quarter of the Alaska Railroad newsletter, Community Ties, is now posted and ready to read. You have indicated you wish to receive notice about railroad news, including newsletter postings. Community Ties is now entirely electronic. Here is the link to the latest issue posted on the Alaska Railroad web site. 4th Quarter 2015 Community Ties If you have […]

February 1, 2016 ·

Providence Seward community benefit partnership grants available

Projects benefitting health and wellness, community collaboration will be considered SEWARD, Alaska — Providence Seward Medical & Care Center’s Health Advisory Council (HAC) is pleased to announce community benefit partnership grants available to local service and not-for-profit groups in the Seward area. Projects benefiting community health and wellness will be considered, with special consideration for proposals demonstrating partnerships and collaboration across […]

February 1, 2016 ·
Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Heart disease and stroke are major causes of death and disability in Alaska.  Our knowledge about preventing and treating these diseases continues to increase.  Detecting the risk factors in your life and making positive changes can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke as well as improve your health if you already have disease.  The major risk factors include: […]

February 1, 2016 ·

January 29, 2016 ·
Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Auction

Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Auction

Dessert Silent Auction  Friday, February 5th during the Seahawk Classic Basketball Tournament 5pm – 8pm – Seward High School Come watch the games, cheer on the home team and bid on some delicious desserts!  Winning bids will be awarded at 8pm.  Anyone wishing to donate a dessert for the auction please contact Kim Reierson at 224-3351 or at kreierson@kpbsd.org.

January 29, 2016 ·

Way To Go! Seward NYO!

Seward’s very own junior and senior Native Youth Olympic teams went to Kenai, Alaska. We were invited to compete at the Peninsula Winter Games NYO Invitational hosted by Kenaitze Indian Tribe. This Native Youth Olympic competition was open to teams and individuals around Alaska from January 22nd – 24th, 2016. This was a two and half day competition that consisted […]

January 28, 2016 ·

Alaska Reads 2016 at the Seward Community Library and Museum

Alaska Reads is a program that seeks to unite people across the state by reading the same book. The book selected for the inaugural year is Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir by Ernestine Hayes. Please join us at The Seward Community Library & Museum (SCLM) for Alaska Reads programming. All events are free and open to the public. It […]

January 28, 2016 ·

Seasoned Firewood At A Great Price

Until March 30th cords of wood will be available. It is 2 years old and is made up of birch and spruce. It is split and cut for wood stoves; and is $200.00 cash a cord. Please call Levi if you would like to make arrangements for a delivery. It is beautiful firewood to quote my husband. Levi’s number is: […]

January 28, 2016 ·

Bear Lake Survey Available

The Seward Rotary Club is seeking citizen input regarding a possible public recreation area on Bear Lake. The land being considered is a newly acquired selection by the Kenai Peninsula Borough from the State of Alaska and is yet unclassified. The Rotary Club is asking for the Community’s input as to whether a portion of that land should be set […]

January 28, 2016 ·
TRAILS Presents – Ceramics 2 Nights Wednesdays 5-7pm & Saturdays 3-5pm, Cost $5 per night

TRAILS Presents – Ceramics 2 Nights Wednesdays 5-7pm & Saturdays 3-5pm, Cost $5 per night

Ceramics Nights at AVTEC- 519 4th Ave.  Now 2 nights per week thru March. This week: Wednesday, January 27th from 5-7 pm and Saturday, January 30th from 3-5pm.   Cost: $5, Pay at Door. The maximum number of participants is 15, first come first served. Create your own ceramics! Maybe you want to make a vase for spring flowers, or choose […]

January 27, 2016 ·
FREE AARP Tax Services for seniors and low income families

FREE AARP Tax Services for seniors and low income families

      FREE AARP Tax Services to seniors and low income families. Limited appointments available through April 9th. Contact the Seward Senior Center at 224-5604 to schedule an appointment. All appointments are hosted at the Resurrection Lutheran Church, 3rd and Jefferson, access located in the alley.  

January 27, 2016 ·

Bear Lake Recreation Area Meeting Tonight

The Seward Rotary Club is hosting an informational meeting regarding the potential for a recreation area on public land on Bear Lake. The purpose of the meeting is to provide information on the research that has been done to date, and to roll out the survey that we will be making available to the public. The intent is to have […]

January 27, 2016 ·
Magical Dance Workshops and Show explore the mysteries of the Ancient Silk Road

Magical Dance Workshops and Show explore the mysteries of the Ancient Silk Road

Magical Dance Workshops and Show explore the mysteries of the Ancient Silk Road and awaken your soul. Experience the sacred dances of Persia, the Silk Road, and the near East. Learn to communicate through classical and folkloric dances which are as culturally significant today, as in ancient times. Farima Berenji evokes the inner god or goddess with dance instruction rich […]

January 26, 2016 ·
Alaskan Political Cartoon by Strine

Alaskan Political Cartoon by Strine

January 26, 2016 ·
Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meets February 5

Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee Meets February 5

The Seward Fish & Game Advisory Committee will hold an election meeting Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Seward city chambers at 7:00 PM. Agenda will also include preparation of comments on BOF statewide proposals and any other items that may properly come before the committee. For more information contact Jim McCracken at 362-3701.   The public is encouraged to […]

January 26, 2016 ·
Lowell Point Road Rock Slide

Lowell Point Road Rock Slide

A large slide with trees, dirt, and massive rocks covered Lowell Point Road this morning just south of the usual slide area. Seward Public Works cleared the road before noon. Afterwards, the smell of fresh dirt lingered and branches floated in the bay near the new pile of debris. Sunday’s earthquake and the rain-saturated steep mountainside make this road especially susceptible to […]

January 26, 2016 ·
Seward Volunteer Fire Department announces scholarship

Seward Volunteer Fire Department announces scholarship

Seward Volunteer Fire Department Release – SVFD Announces Scholarship Seward Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) is excited to announce applications for the 2016 Oscar Watsjold Memorial Scholarship are now being accepted. Oscar Watsjold (1917-2011) was Chief of the Seward Volunteer Fire Department from 1962-1982, and stayed on after that as a devoted volunteer for the remainder of his life. His 69 […]

January 26, 2016 ·
City of Seward Public Advisory

City of Seward Public Advisory

Public Advisory January 26, 2016 As a result of the 7.1 earthquake on Sunday, January 24″, 2016, the City’s water distribution system was shaken, which in some cases, may cause cloudy water. If your water is cloudy, this can be remedied by running your water through an open faucet for a short period, at a stream about the width of […]

January 26, 2016 ·
“January Jam” — Thursday Night Concert at the High School at 7 PM

“January Jam” — Thursday Night Concert at the High School at 7 PM

The Seward Seahawk Music Collective invites you to their “January Jam” as they keep the music playing at the High School. They will be joined by special guests from Seward Middle School. It’s Thursday, January 28th. The doors open at 6:45 PM and the concert follows at 7. It’s free. Enjoy some music by our local Seward and Moose Pass […]

January 25, 2016 ·
This Friday at the Movies!

This Friday at the Movies!

This Friday at the Movies we’re happy to partner with the Alaska SeaLife Center for special edition of their Family Science Night program.  At 6 PM movie goers can enjoy a $$ FREE SHOWING $$ of Song of the Sea (PG) – Doors open at 5:30pm (seating limited to 100 people).  At 8pm we’ll be showing Lady In the Water […]

January 25, 2016 ·
Kenai Fjords National Park YCC Program Announces Openings for 2016 Summer Season

Kenai Fjords National Park YCC Program Announces Openings for 2016 Summer Season

If you are 15-18 years old, like the outdoors and are looking for a fun summer job this opportunity is for you! This year Kenai Fjords National Park will offer several positions to local youth interested in working for the Federal Youth Conservation Corps.  Students will have a chance to engage visitors, learn what it takes to maintain the park […]

January 25, 2016 ·
SPRD Bulletin January 22

SPRD Bulletin January 22

SPRD Bulletin… Urbach’s Youth Basketball Still time to sign up! League begins Jan 23rd through Mar 26 for pre-school ages through 5th grade. Call 224-4054   –          UYBL Expo games at Seward High School Seahawk Games – Feb 19 & 20 –          UYBL Photo – March 5th –          Pre & Lil D’s EOS Celebration – March 12 –          No games […]

January 24, 2016 ·

Major Quake; No Tsunami Warning

This mornings quake was revised from 6.4 to 7.1 Located 50 miles East of Iliamna, 160 miles SW of Anchorage.  No tsunami warning in effect. FROM NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK: ——————————————————————- WEAK53 PAAQ 241039 TIBAK1 PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 2 NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 139 AM AKST SUN JAN 24 2016 UPDATES ——- * […]

January 24, 2016 ·

Homeschooling with Classical Conversations

Whether you are homeschooling elementary kids or if you’re unsure of how to homeschool your middle or high school students, Classical Conversations can help. Classical Conversations supports parents on their homeschool journey by providing a Christian community that trains parents and students within the classical model. If you’d like to learn more, there are two upcoming Information Meetings. Both meetings […]

January 22, 2016 ·

SMIC – PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

From now until the Fall of 2017, the public is requested to stay clear of North Dock and North Dock parking area at SMIC, including Jellison Avenue, during the construction time frame. Heavy equipment is being used in this area for the SMIC Breakwater construction project. For questions about the project, contact Harbormaster Norm Regis at 907-224-3138 ext. 2. or […]

January 22, 2016 ·

HARBOR – PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

HARBOR – PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT From now until April 30, 2016,  the public is requested to stay clear of the South Harbor Upland parking area and the south employee parking area during the construction time frame. Heavy equipment is being used in this area for the A, B, C, and S-Float replacement project. For questions about the project, contact Harbormaster […]

January 22, 2016 ·