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Seward Paint Out

Seward Paint Out

Every year plein air painters come to Seward to set up easels and paint the town.  This year’s event begins Friday afternoon, the 7th of June. The First Friday Art walk will be that night, preceded by the dedication of the Obihiro replica mural at Murphy’s Inn at 5:30. Registration for the Paint Out  is open to […]

Dedication of Obihiro Mural Replica

Dedication of Obihiro Mural Replica

Last September (2012) the Seward Mural Society painted a replica of the mural that the City of Seward is giving to its sister city, Obihiro, Japan.  This mural is intentionally a much smaller version, with 3 purposes: One was to practice – to identify any concerns the group might have […]

Local Plant Nursery Open for Business!

Local Plant Nursery Open for Business!

Master gardener and green thumb Carol Souza has been busy all winter tending to her greenhouses full of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs, and garden vegetable starts. Due to the cold spring, she delayed opening her Weezingreens business until today, June 1st, to give these beautiful young plants a good […]

Mariner’s Memorial Compass Rose in the Works!

Mariner’s Memorial Compass Rose in the Works!

By Nancy Erickson May was a busy and exciting month for the Seward Mariners’ Memorial Committee. Harmon Construction crews have begun work on Phase 2 – the compass rose— thanks to receipt of two grants and some fantastic community fundraising efforts. The Mariners’ Memorial was awarded a $5,000 grant from […]

AVTEC Congratulates Local Graduates

AVTEC Congratulates Local Graduates

Every year a number of Seward locals attend training at AVTEC, and we would like to congratulate our most recent local gratuates! From left to right, those pictured here include: Cara Osenga, Business and Office Technology Annie Hood, Business and Office Technology Kay Arca, Business and Office Technology Raul Ramirez, Facility […]

Seward High Graduates Thankful for Community Support

     On May 21st, Seward High School celebrated the graduation of its 2013 class.  Forty one students received their diplomas.  The evening before, during the awards ceremony, the graduates were awarded local scholarships worth more than $74,000.  The community support given for the graduating seniors is tremendous.  With the cost […]

Maddox joins diverse delegation lobbying for clean air

Maddox joins diverse delegation lobbying for clean air

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News Russ Maddox, a local, state, and national clean air and water advocate who works with Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance, the Sierra Club and other conservation groups, recently joined with former Seward resident Father Michael Oleksa to represent Alaska on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. […]

Sandhill Crane visits Seward

Sandhill Crane visits Seward

On May 8th, I received a call about a strange big bird in the street by the Seward High School. The next evening, I found a beautiful Sandhill Crane napping peacefully on the grass between an apartment building and the street in a busy neighborhood on Phoenix Road. It looked […]

Request for Proposal

The Lowell Point Community Council, Inc. is requesting proposals for erection and completion of a 26’ by 30’ metal building extension to an existing metal building at 13915 Lowell Point Rd., Lowell Point, AK. A site inspection and review of scope of work is scheduled for Noon on Monday June 3.  Plans […]

Tonight’s City Council meeting agenda

TUESDAY, May 28, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. 1.  Introduction of 2013 Seward High School Exchange Students Meret Beutler and Karoline Ernst. 2.  Recognition of the Seward High Track Team and their Accomplishments at the State Tournament. 3.  Recognition of Retiring Dispatch Supervisor Shelia Squires. 4.  Recognition of Retiring Fire Chief […]