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Annual Jump Rope for Heart Event

Annual Jump Rope for Heart Event

Seward Elementary School is proud to partner with the American Heart Association for its annual Jump Rope for Heart event. Please help a school child raise funds for this awesome jump-roping marathon that betters the lives of all of us! If you need more information, please contact Mrs. Ray at Seward Elementary […]

Teacher, Aide, Tutor Substitute Training in Seward

Interested in being a substitute teacher, aide or tutor at Seward area schools? There will be a sub training on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Seward Middle School via teleconference.  For more information, please contact Randi Broyles at (907) 714-8845     Contact: Randi Broyles

Seward Flood Advisory

Per Weather Service & DHS: City of Seward and immediate Seward area can expect localized rain and some low elevation snow melt, expect up to 4 inches over 24 hrs but suspect that if drains keep clear there should be minor issues. Expect high elevations to remain stable and absorb […]

Seward Elementary 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Fourth Grade: Ryan Brown*, Wren Dougherty*, Joseph Foutz*, Steven Harshman*, Fallon Hughes*, Aiden Perea*, Malia Reeg*, Hannah Schilling*, Kekoa Albino, Layla Alexie, Hailey Anderson, Rowan Bean, Samson Bronkhorst, Braden Carl, Caitlin Corrigan, Thomas Cronin, Kai’Sha Croom, Joshua Delacruz, Luke Gunter, Grant Hinders, Elmo Lackey, Marcus Lastimosa, James Milburn, Bryan Mitchell, […]

How to Assist the Lyon Family

The Lyon Family suffered a devastating home fire in Seward. The KPBSD and Seward communities are showering the Lyon family with care and outreach. If you would like to assist, these are some ideas: Donations An account for donations has been created at Wells Fargo Bank. Anyone can donate at […]

To the Good People in Seward

Last Wednesday evening I inadvertently left my wallet in my shopping cart at Safeway. To the wonderful person who found my wallet and returned it to staff at Safeway I say thank you so very much. Thanks also to Dana and Cheryl at Safeway.  You are both beautiful. I hope […]

New Members Sought for Trails Advisory Council

New members sought for Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council  (Anchorage, AK) – The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is inviting interested individuals to apply to join the Snowmobile Trails Advisory Council (SnowTRAC).  There are three vacancies on the eleven member board, one of the vacant positions represents the Kenai Peninsula, […]

Fire Destroys Home, Belongings

Heidi Zemach for the Seward City News DJ and Nickole Lyon and their children lost their home to a fire Tuesday night. The house was on Lois Way, in the Box Canyon neighborhood near Exit Glacier Road. They escaped with their pets, and no one was injured or lost their […]

Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 1130 AM AKST THU JAN 16 2014   AKZ125-131-135-172000-   …WARM AND VERY WET CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE EASTERN KENAI PENINSULA AND NORTH GULF COAST FRIDAY…   A DEVELOPING STORM SYSTEM IS MOVING RAPIDLY NORTH TOWARD THE ALASKA PENINSULA. ITS ASSOCIATED WEATHER […]

Polar Bear Soup Supper and Silent Auction

Polar Bear Soup Supper and Silent Auction “For the whole family!” Friday, January 17th, 2014 5:00pm to 8:00pm 336 3rd Ave, 3rd Floor, Senior Center Requested $5 donation per person or $20/family. “No one will be turned away due to lack of funds.” Silent Auction will end at 7:15pm (cash […]

4-H New Years Invite

A New Year’s Invite from the Kenai Peninsula District 4-H Program For many people the new-year presents an opportunity to reflect on the past, and a chance to look forward to fresh-beginnings. With this in mind 4-H encourages families to consider resolving to focus on healthy-living and healthy-being activities in […]

Spread the Word to End the Word

Dear Lady in the grocery store, I heard you yell out a word that hit me like a wall. I stopped and lost my breath, I looked down and prayed so quickly I was surprised I even knew how to do that. I looked down to see if my son […]

Community Health Center transition concerns addressed

Community Health Center transition concerns addressed

By HEIDI ZEMACH for SCN – PSMC Administrator Joe Fong, and Seward Community Health Center Interim Director Sharon Montagnino, addressed some public misconceptions and concerns that some residents seem to have about the transition at Monday night’s City Council meeting. The Seward CHC opens February 26, 2014 in the hospital building where […]

Snow River String Band Rocks

Snow River String Band Rocks

Six Seward youngsters sang and played three standard bluegrass tunes on the banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar and bass at Resurrect Arts Coffee House and Gallery Sunday afternoon to a packed, most appreciative audience. Their new band, Snow River String Band, facilitated by local musician Jim Pfeiffenberger, was getting comfortable playing […]

Seward Middle School 2nd Quarter A/B Honor Roll

8th Grade Students: Kaylee Brockman, Ashley Guernsey, Elena Hamner, Jessi Hood, Austin Hinton, Maddy Katsma, Megan Koster, Ayla Lapinskas, Ruby Lindquist, Maille Moriarty, Gage Ohlsen, Creeanna Whitcome*, Joel Williams, Billy Wolfe. 7th Grade Students: Maggie Adkins, Bijou Burnard, Robert Chappell, Ashley Jackson*, Chris Kingsland*, Sadie Lindquist, Brendan McMurray*, Meghan Mullaly*, […]