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Free Cold-Water Safety Workshop for Commercial Fishermen

Free Cold-Water Safety Workshop for Commercial Fishermen

Free Cold-Water Safety Workshop for Commercial Fishermen The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a free one-day cold- water safety and drill conductor workshop in Seward on Monday, April 7, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM at AVTEC, 809 2nd Avenue. Instructors, Jerry Dzugan and Rick Petersen, will cover cold-water […]

What’s SOS Pets been up to?

What’s SOS Pets been up to?

Well, let me tell ya!  SOS Pets (Save our Seward Pets) has been busy in 2013 following our mission to support the Seward Animal Shelter and be an advocate for local pets. With help from a grant from the Seward Community Foundation, we were able to pay for the spays […]

Council hears finance woes, upbeat medical news

Council hears finance woes, upbeat medical news

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – The Seward City Council’s regular Monday meeting March 10th, was interesting in that we heard about the difficult working conditions in which the city finance department finds itself, without working software and lacking experienced staff. We also learned more about the latest […]

Avalanche Closure Notification

State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Avalanche Closure Notification Tuesday March 11, 2014 There will be intermittent closures today on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between Girdwood and Bird (mileposts 99-90), Girdwood and Portage (milepost 88-83), and Portage Valley road (mp3-5).  Motorists should expect […]

Five acre parcel FOR SALE $112,000

Five acre parcel FOR SALE $112,000

5 acre parcel on Old Exit Glacier Rd – surrounded by 30 acres of undeveloped KPB land, with views of the mountains. One dry cabin on property. Gravel previously brought in for driveway and pad for construction. KPB road access.  Electric on site. $112,000 Click here to see listing! Call […]

This Week at the Seward Senior Center

Greetings!  This week, particularly on Wednesday, we have many activities to keep your mind off of this dreary weather.  AARP Volunteer Tax Services are still accepting appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.  If you haven’t yet filed your taxes give us a call at 224-5604 and we will schedule an appointment for […]

Mount Marathon Race 2014 Logo Winner Announced

Mount Marathon Race 2014 Logo Winner Announced

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release –  The Mount Marathon Race 2014 Logo Winner is Caitlin Campbell. Cait Campbell fell in love with Seward in the summer of 2012, when she came to work for Kenai Fjords National Park. Watching the end of the Mount Marathon Race from the cliffs […]

Updated Weather Warning

Updated Weather Warning

From weather.gov, Sunday Evening: Tonight: Becoming cloudy in the evening…then snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches. Lows 10 to 25 above…coldest from moose pass north. Variable wind 10 mph. Through portage valley and turnagain arm…light winds becoming east 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Monday: Snow…heavy at times. […]

New Community Health Clinic opens Monday

New Community Health Clinic opens Monday

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The new Community Health Clinic, (CHC) opens its doors in Seward Monday, March 10th, in the Providence Seward Medical & Care Center building, exactly where the former clinic was. Patients who spoke with Sharon Montagnino, the CHC board and clinic interim executive director at […]

winter storm watch

Winter Storm Watch URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 402 PM AKST SAT MAR 8 2014 …ACTIVE WEATHER RETURNING TO THE SOUTHERN MAINLAND… .THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF WEATHER FRONTS WILL MOVE INTO SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA ON MONDAY. STRONG WINDS […]

First coal ship to Seward celebrated

First coal ship to Seward celebrated

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – The captain and some of the 19 crew members from Crimson Monarch, a brand new cargo ship sailing under the Singapore flag, were feted with frosted cake, plaques and proclamations by the Seward Chamber of Commerce and City of Seward Monday, March 3rd, […]

Fishing Lodge Burns

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Fish Whisperer Lodge, a lodge located at Seward Highway mile 6.5 that offers its visitors sports fishing charters, was badly damaged in a fire early Thursday morning, March 6th. The roof was already on fire, and flames were shooting out of the north and south side […]

Seward High Graphic Design

Seward High Graphic Design

Here are a variety of Projects from SHS Graphic Design Class made using Photoshop: Hybrid Animal Ads Andie Morell Carrie Anderson Grant Orvis Jon Valencia Dakota Nickell Reid Broughton Concert Posters Alice Pfeiffenberger Carrie Anderson Dakota Nickell Grant Orvis Kinze Hauze Logan Smith Nickalus Walker Victoria Piro Money Kinze Hauze […]

SHS Art: Aboriginal Style Dot Paintings

SHS Art: Aboriginal Style Dot Paintings

Seward High Art Students looked South to Aboriginal Australians for inspiration for a painting project.  The indeginous people of Australia have been creating works of art covered in dots for tens of thousands of years.  They dip sticks into pigment to stamp out dots historically on bark, rocks, logs, and […]