Recent News & Information

Kenai Peninsula College Intermediate Yoga Class Begins November 8th

Still time to register for class that begins tomorrow.  Learn advanced yoga postures, breathing and relaxing techniques in an intermediate yoga class with instructor Gail Burnard.  Ten classes meeting for 1 and half hours/class on Tuesday and Thursday beginning November 8th  at 5:30pm -7pm at Seward High School Cafeteria.  Class dates November 8, […]

Workers install the City viewing platform (Heidi Zemach photo)

Scheffler Creek viewing decks installed

By Heidi Zemach (with assistance from a SCN article by Carol Griswold)   Two viewing decks were installed Tuesday afternoon along the banks of Scheffler Creek, near the Small Boat Harbor. They represent the culmination of a two-year multi-agency project coordinated by the Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance to protect the creek, its […]

Halloween Carnival Tonight!

Come one, come all to this fun annual Halloween Carnival, hosted by Seward Parks & Rec and Seward High School Boosters. It’s at the  Dale R Lindsey Alaska Railroad Seward Intermodal Terminal (Cruise Ship Terminal) building, off Port Avenue, Wednesday, October 31, 2012, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm After trick-or treating, […]

Former Seward resident safe after Hurricane Sandy

Former Seward resident safe after Hurricane Sandy

New York World New York Aquarium inundated; baby walrus safe Orphaned walrus calf Mitik is receiving around-the-clock care at the flooded New York Aquarium in Coney Island. AP Photo/Wildlife Conservation Society, Julie Larsen Maher The entire 14 acres of the New York Aquarium in Coney Island was underwater after Hurricane […]

Ray Weaver helps a happy customer Tuesday afternoon (Heidi Zemach photo)

“Cash Mob” lends a helping hand

By Heidi Zemach for SCN A new local phenomenon, the “cash mob,” definitely did the trick for Ray’s Reusables owner and sole proprietor Ray Weaver. He says he was touched by the number of people who flooded the store all day Saturday to buy his items in order to help […]

Fish & Game Advisory Committee Meeting

The Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet on November 1st at 7 pm in the council chambers at city hall in Seward. The agenda will include Fish and Game proposals, discussion of potential Joint Board proposals a report on the ongoing moose study on the Kenai Peninsula, a […]

The Deadly Gentlemen In Concert ~ Nov. 7th

The Deadly Gentlemen In Concert ~ Nov. 7th

I know, I know, you’re barely getting over that wave of awesome that washed over your ears from Milo, and Meg’s songwriting is still reverberating like a shotgun blast, all within 72 hours of each other. need a break from live music you say….. pshhhaww i say. in now less […]

ADN article on Giessel/Devon race

  “When Alaska’s first state Legislature convened on Jan. 26, 1959, there was one independent in the two chambers: a fellow from Naknek by the name of Jay S. Hammond. The last independent to serve in the Legislature was Edward Willis of Eagle River, elected 18 years ago. Ron Devon, […]

Teen and Youth Center Councils

Seward Parks & Rec would like to welcome the new and returning members of the 2012 / 2013 Teen and Youth Center Councils. Each year 30 or more youth and teens volunteer to help bring quality programs and special events to Seward. Elementary students in grades 5 & 6 serving […]

Seward Elementary Fall Book Fair

Seward Elementary Fall Book Fair

The Seward Elementary Library’s annual Fall Scholastic Book Fair is this week! Students will make classroom visits to the book fair on Wednesday, October 31st. It will also be open to the public during parent/teacher conferences on: Thursday, November 1st, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Friday, November 2nd, 8:00 am […]

Seward Home-Base Business Product Showcase

Please join us Saturday, November 3rd from 10am -5pm at the Holiday Inn Express to show your support for locally owned home-based businesses. Find the perfect gift for everyone on your Holiday Shopping List from Jacara, Scentsy, NuSkin, Mary Kay, Thirty-One, Pampered Chef, doTERRA, Velata, & Silpada.

Tsunami Warning-Seward NOT affected

Tsunami Warning Expiring: 10:44 PM on Saturday, October 27 Areas affected: Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision Coastal Area; Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island; Misty Fjords; Southern Inner Channels Tsunami Warning issued October 27 at 9:44PM AKDT until further notice by NWS WCA Tsunami Warning Center

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001

PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 0313Z 28 OCT 2012 THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS…EXCEPT ALASKA…BRITISH COLUMBIA… WASHINGTON…OREGON AND CALIFORNIA. … TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN … THIS BULLETIN IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY […]

Seward Seahawk swim team at Regions III

Seward Seahawk swim team at Regions III

The Seward Seahawk swim team will be swimming  Friday and Saturday (today) in Homer at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center. Schools from the peninsula and other areas, will be participating in the Regions III Northern Lights Conference Swimming and Diving Championships meet which will result in swimmers and divers with […]

ARRC new print features Seward again

ARRC new print features Seward again

For the second year running, the Alaska Railroad Corporation has selected a Seward scene to be featured for its state-wide limited-edition print. The 2013 print it commissioned features a coal train arriving in Seward in the evening, under a full moon that lights up Resurrection Bay and the Kenai Mountain […]

RBCA’s 6th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event

RBCA’s 6th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event

Tickets on Sale Now! The Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance’s 6th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event will be held November 3rd 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 more tasty Seward brews […]