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Nature’s Watercolors Around Town

Nature’s Watercolors Around Town

Despite the wind’s best efforts to strip all the leaves from our trees and shrubs, Seward’s fall colors are spectacular! Check out the bright colors and beautiful patterns of the roses, serviceberry, Mt Ash, maples, and other flaming leaves around town. Carol Griswold  

Griswold receives historic preservation award

Griswold receives historic preservation award

Carol Griswold has been chosen to receive the 2013 Seward Historic Preservation Award by the Seward Historic Preservation Commission. It’s an award established to recognize the contributions of dedicated individuals or organizations who preserve aspects of Seward’s heritage. Griswold was recognized for the many beautiful interpretive signs she has created over […]

NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month Kick-off Party! November approaches once again. That means across the nation, 300,000 people will take up the challenge to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. For many years, as a sane and right thinking person, I scoffed at the idea of National Novel Writing […]

Support the Alaska SeaLife Center on Tallyfunder.com

Tallyfunder.com provides a new way to support Alaskan non-profit organizations. It is the first crowdfunding site from Alaska, and begins funding October 14. Crowdfunding is very much what it sounds like, a crowd of different people coming together to fund something they care about. At Tallyfunder the crowd comes together […]

Seward PTA membership meeting Tuesday Oct 22nd

Seward PTA membership meeting Tuesday Oct 22nd 6:30 High School Library It is that time again for the monthly Seward PTA Membership meeting. We will discuss: First reading of bylaw changes (to change the name from Seward PTSA to Seward PTA Garage Sale update Believe Fund Raiser results Wreath and […]

Meals on Wheels

Are you over the age of 60, finding it difficult to shop, cook and clean up following a meal or don’t have anyone to prepare a noon time meal for you? At the Seward Senior Center,  we want to help you meet your nutritional needs, five days a week. The […]

SEWARD CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF VACANCY

The Seward City Council is seeking applications from city residents interested in serving on the City Council.  One seat has become available with the election of Jean Bardarson as Mayor. The term of this seat expires in October, 2014. The qualifications to serve are; you must be an elector of […]

Rasmuson Foundation Welcomes New Staff

Rasmuson Foundation Welcomes New Staff

Anchorage –  Rasmuson Foundation announces the addition of three new staff members and welcomes a new intern. Emily Bass has returned to Rasmuson Foundation as a program assistant. Bass interned with the Foundation in 2011 – 2012 and now joins the staff to focus on Recover Alaska, a statewide collaboration to reduce the […]

Police shoot, possibly kill two bears

Police shoot, possibly kill two bears

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward Police Department officers shot and wounded an aggressive bear outside Spring Creek Correctional Center last week, and accidentally killed another bear they were attempting to haze and drive out of downtown Seward. Sunday evening, October 6, an officer responded to a call by […]