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Please Help Find Lost Kitty

Please Help Find Lost Kitty

Lost Kitty: please let me know if you have seen my cat Sasha, or know what happened to her. She’s a small striped tiger cat with big buggy eyes. No collar. Not particularly friendly to strangers. About 12 years old. Disappeared Tuesday Nov 5 from the top of Troll Drive, […]

It’s Safe to Burn Alaskan Coal in Harman Coal Stoves

It’s Safe to Burn Alaskan Coal in Harman Coal Stoves

Multiple recent reports, articles and comments by Clean Air Fairbanks, Russ Maddox, Heidi Zemach through SewardCityNews and others have incorrectly reported and commented on the safety of burning Alaskan coal in Harman coal stoves.  To shine the light of truth on this issue, I put forth the attached letter I received […]

Seward Fire Department announces promotions

The Seward Fire Department is proud to announce that there have been several promotions within its ranks within the last month and would like to take the time to publicly acknowledge the following individuals: Lieutenant Jonathan Gage – promoted to Captain Firefighter Michael Vander Vegt – promoted to Lieutenant Firefighter […]

Seward Health Fair

The Seward Health Fair will be on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the AVTEC gym from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. AVTEC gym is located at 519 4th Ave. Seward, AK. This year, the AVTEC Student Health Fair and Seward Community Health Fair will be combined for a 1/2 day event. […]

Let’s bring hockey to Seward

This is one of the ideas that a lot of the citizens of Seward have been interested in so anyone who might be interested in supporting the idea should go. Help bring HOCKEY to Seward by attending the Parks & Rec committee meeting this Wednesday (TONIGHT) at 6pm at the Library! A new proposal […]

Dan Seavey Launches New Book

Dan Seavey Launches New Book

Don’t miss this Alaska history lesson… DAN SEAVEY – “The First Great Race” Book Signing Saturday, November 9th, 1-4pm (Author Presentation at 1:00pm) Seward Community Library Museum Seward Community Library Museum is honored to host Dan Seavey for an introduction and signing of his new book “The First Great Race,” […]

Library Calendar of Events

Many have bemoaned the lack of a central calendar for library events. Try though we may (and try, we do) to share information about our programming with all of the local periodicals, websites and bulletin boards, sometimes things get missed. Sorrow no more! The library/museum’s calendar of events is now available […]

Middle School Reconfiguration Approval Applauded

Middle School Reconfiguration Approval Applauded

The Kenai Peninsula Board of Education voted at its meeting in Soldotna  to approve the School Superintendent’s recommendation to pass the proposed Seward Middle School reconfiguration to include the sixth grade in the middle school. The 6th grade class will be  joining the 7th and 8th grades, effective August 2014. […]

Seward Declares State of Disaster Emergency

Seward Declares State of Disaster Emergency

The Seward City Council held a Special Meeting Monday night, November 4th to pass an amended resolution declaring a State of Disaster Emergency due to extreme weather and flooding damage in the City of Seward last week, and requesting assistance.  The resolution thus will enable the city to begin the process […]

19th Annual PTA Wreath and Garland Sale

Beautiful scented holiday garlands and wreaths for sale. All proceeds benefit arts and music in the Seward schools. Pick up applications at any school, senior center or  email ssc@seward.net for an application. All orders must be received by November 15th, with an expected delivery date to Seward of November 25th.

RBCA’s 7th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event

RBCA’s 7th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event

Tickets on sale now, 2 weeks to go! The Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance’s 7th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event will be held November 16th at the Alaska SeaLife Center from 7:00-10:00 PM.  This fun event will feature local brewers and vintners from Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, Talkeetna, and Anchorage! This year’s line-up will include even […]

Paying Off Debt Video Conference

November 5 (Tuesday),  4-5pm at Seward Community Library, Room 205 Sarah Lewis from the Cooperative Extension will give an hour-long presentation covering ways to increase family and financial resilience through strategies for paying off debt: assessing “good” vs. “bad” debt, what to pay off first, managing credit card debt and planning […]

The 2013 Obihiro Student Exchange Part II

The 2013 Obihiro Student Exchange Part II

By: Karoline Ernst “My Tale of the Two Sister-Cities” It was the best of trips; it was the worst of trips. The worst part was being without luggage for 4 days, and roasting in 90 degree weather; the best part… where do I begin?! One of the most beautiful places […]

The 2013 Obihiro Student Exchange Part I

The 2013 Obihiro Student Exchange Part I

By: Meret Beutler Konnichiwa! The Seward Sister City Exchange to Obihiro, Japan was the highlight of my summer. It was such an exciting experience and so much fun! The food was amazing (except for some odd flavors once in a while), and the people were great!  I hope that one […]

Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Auction

Seward Seahawk’s Athletic Booster Club Fundraiser Dessert Silent Auction Friday, November 8th at the Volleyball Region 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 […]

Halloween Carnival

A great time was had by the many ghosts, goblins and princesses who attended the Halloween Carnival Oct 31, organized by Seward Parks and Recreation, and supported by  numerous local nonprofits who had fundraising booths and events for kids. This year there was a cake walk, art raffle by Seward […]