Recent News & Information

Seward Elementary New Student Registration

Seward Elementary will be open for new student registration August 6th and August 7th, 2014, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student and additionally must provide an original birth certificate, updated immunization records and a copy of a current IEP, […]

Seward girl’s poem against bullying touches Ohio

Seward girl’s poem against bullying touches Ohio

Seward High School Sophomore Kimberly “Kimmy” Hubbard, 15, was recently moved to pen a heartfelt poem against bullying. She’d just learned that Jonathon Schaff, 13, a young friend of the family, had killed himself back home in Sciota County, Ohio, where she, her twin Kyle, and four older siblings lived […]

USCG HEALY works for Seward

Today until noon, two parties of USCG Healy are working on community projects to spruce up parks and improve safety. You will see one group at the south end of the Lagoon by the Rotary pavilion. They are removing the remnants of the boardwalk that was deemed no longer safe. […]

Candidate Packets

Candidate Packets for Service Area Boards and Borough Mayor are available at the Borough Annex office in the Sea View Plaza suite 122. Hours are Mon-Thu from 9:00 to 3:00. They are due by August 15th at 4:30. Cheryl Seese is a notary, for your convenience.

Deadhorse HWY to perform at the Yukon Bar August 8 & 9

Deadhorse HWY to perform at the Yukon Bar August 8 & 9

  Deadhorse HWY will be performing at the Yukon Bar on August 8 & 9 starting at 9PM.   Deadhorse HWY is Dylan Lee Johnston, Galen Ballinger, Dusty Santamaria & Wyatt Wooding. They are a roots & blues based experimental rock-n-roll band formed in Portland, Oregon. For more information about the band, please visit http://deadhorsehwy.com/.

Superintendent Atwater resigns from KPBSD

Superintendent Atwater resigns from KPBSD

Kenai Peninsula School District News Release –  Soldotna, August 4, 2014—During an executive session with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education, Dr. Steve Atwater, KPBSD superintendent, tendered his resignation, effective December 1, 2014. His resignation was formally announced and accepted during the public school board meeting. Dr. Atwater will […]

Children’s Superhero Workshop

Join us in creating your very own Defender of the Sea! Kaisa Leino, Alaska SeaLife Center volunteer and comic instructor will be offering a two hour children’s workshop. Children will be given the opportunity to create their very own sea creature superheros!  This workshop is geared for children aged 12 […]

Poor Drainage Reported at SMIC

Poor Drainage Reported at SMIC

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – When snow melts and forms ice ponds on city property leased to private businesses, who has responsibility to drain the problem? City of Seward has spent about $35 million over the years to develop Seward Marine Industrial Center (SMIC), but serious problems due to […]

Booster Golf Tournament Truly is a Fun-draiser!

The Seward Seahawks Athletic Booster Club held their 11th annual golf tournament on July 26th. This event is the Club’s single largest fundraiser of the year for the high school’s athletic programs. One of the best things about this tournament, aside from its monetary value, is that it truly is […]

Baneberry alert

Baneberry alert

Baneberry berries are now shiny, bright red, and very attractive. These berries are not poisonous to wildlife, but just 2 to 3 berries can kill a child. Look for the cluster of berries sticking up from a 2 to 3 foot high plant growing in shady places in the forest, […]

Seward Middle School Transition Camp

On Monday, August 11th, Seward Middle School will be hosting a transition camp for all incoming 6th and 7th graders which will go from 2pm – 5pm.  Students will be participating in fun acitivities to familiarize themselves with the middle school including games, a scavenger hunt, and practicing opening their lockers.  If […]

Drones are on!

Drones are on!

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – You may have already seen them being flown in Seward by drone hobbyists, hovering above the Mount Marathon Race taking photos, or rising up crowd scenes at Lowell Point during the filming of the movie Sugar Mountain. Like it or not, drones are already […]

Canning 101: Food Preservation

Canning 101: Food Preservation

  Join us for a FREE workshop on canning on Tuesday, August 5! As our gardens overflow with vegetables to eat and the sea swells with salmon to enjoy, now is a wonderful time to learn safe food preservation techniques! Join us for “Canning 101: Food Preservation” this Tuesday at the Seward Community Library and Museum. […]

Fire Departments give thanks to Tim McDonald

Fire Departments give thanks to Tim McDonald

The members of the Seward and Bear Creek Fire Departments would like to say thank you to Mr. Tim McDonald for allowing us to access and use his property at Preachers Pond from 29 July thru  1 August 2015, for the purpose of conducting our annual fire apparatus pump testing. […]

First Friday, Aug. 1st, at the Library Museum

First Friday, Aug. 1st, at the Library Museum

This Friday, August 1, 2014, Seward Community Library Association, Friends of the Seward Library, will have available for viewing a group of original oil paintings from the Viola Swetmann collection. Viola and her husband were very early pioneers, business persons and philanthropists who helped with the creation and perpetuation of […]