Recent News & Information

Avalanche Advisory from USFS

Hello, This is Alex McLain with the USFS and the following will serve as a general Avalanche Advisory.  With the new snow/rain over the past few days and increased temps, we have seen an increase in avalanche danger.  The current avalanche danger is at Considerable.  This means that natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely.  So for […]

December 23, 2009 ·

Free Holiday Movie

Alvin and the Chipmunks evening show is at 7:30, not 7:00 as previoulsy posted.

December 23, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 11

Wrap the Right Way Wrapping gifts can be a fun task in anticipation of the holidays, but it can also lead to back and neck pain. There are easy ways to avoid discomfort. Start by improving your posture. No matter what you’re doing during the holidays, it’s important to maintain good posture. Posture is the position in which we hold […]

December 23, 2009 ·
Ptarmigan on last day of Seward CBC Count Week

Ptarmigan on last day of Seward CBC Count Week

Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report December 22, 2009 Sunrise 10:01 am, sunset 3:51 pm, length of day 5 hours, 49 minutes; tomorrow will be 0 minutes and 18 seconds longer. Weather: Temps holding in the mid 30s, clouds every shade of blue-gray. Winds calm, sprinkles. Icy everything! Surprised to see the growing moon this evening. Last day of the Seward […]

December 22, 2009 ·

Bits of History – A 1911 Seward Christmas

From your friends at the Seward Museum, we hope you enjoy this latest installment in the ‘Bits of History’ series.  Please join Lee Poleske for this week’s look into the past as a young and vibrant Seward, Alaska celebrates Christmas during the winter of 1911.  The video may also be viewed on YouTube at following address:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIQpMn6ZcN0 Merry Christmas and […]

December 22, 2009 ·

Seward New Year's Eve Statehood Ball

Seasons Greetings Seward! It’s funny how this particular time of year is supposed to embody relaxation and time spent with family, and how it really translates into, “run your butt off between here anchorage, the post office, gift shops, and stuck in traffic until you’re dizzy/half crazed and succumb to Holiday Madness!!” Well stop chewing on the steering wheel, we […]

December 22, 2009 ·

Download Audiobooks and More to Your Mobile Phone with Your Library Card!

SEWARD COMMUNITY LIBRARY NOW GIVES USERS THE ABILITY TO CHECK OUT AND DOWNLOAD AUDIOBOOKS AND MORE ON THE GO Seward, AK. December 22, 2009 – Did you know that you can download audiobooks and music from your library’s website? Now, Seward Community Library offers even greater access to their popular download service, ListenAlaska, through a mobile device-optimized website coupled with […]

December 22, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 10

Consider Safety When Decorating Especially as we age, climbing ladders and bending and twisting when decorating the home and tree with holiday lights and ornaments can aggravate lower back pain and cause falls. As you decorate for the season, keep these health and safety tips in mind. Anyone can take a spill when decorating for the holidays, but falls do […]

December 22, 2009 ·
Seward CBC Count Week, Day 5: Green-winged Teal

Seward CBC Count Week, Day 5: Green-winged Teal

December 21, 2009 Sunrise 10:01 am, sunset 3:50 pm, length of day 5 hours, 49 minutes; tomorrow will be 0 minutes and 8 seconds LONGER. Happy Winter Solstice! Weather: 39º, blowing rain from the south on top of all that lovely snow. More of the same in the forecast. Day Five of the Seward Count Week Highlight today was a […]

December 21, 2009 ·

Senator Gary Stevens December Interim Report

Senator Gary Stevens Interim Report December, 2009 by Senator Gary Stevens Season’s greetings. In just a few weeks, lawmakers from around the state will head back to Juneau for the second session of the Twenty-Sixth Alaska State Legislature, which convenes on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. 2010 marks my tenth year in the legislature, and my second year as Senate President. […]

December 21, 2009 ·

SEWARD SENIOR CENTER HAPPENINGS

336 Third Ave 224-5604 9:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 11:30-2:30pm SEWARD SENIOR CENTER WILL  CLOSE  at 3pm, Wed. Dec. 24th and will reopen on Monday, Dec. 28th.  *LUNCH MENU week of Dec. 21st: (Mon)BEEF STROGANOFF (Tue)  BBQ CHICKEN; (Wed) PORK CHOPS; (Thurs)TURKEY ; (Fri) CLOSED; (Sat) CLOSED-NO BRUNCH. *FREE lunches for Senior VETERANS beginning December 1st at the Center this winter, sponsored by Sons of American Legion in Seward. *FITNESS: […]

December 21, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 9

Enjoy Winter Activities The holiday season brings with it lots of winter activities such as sledding, skiing, skating and shoveling. Unfortunately, those activities can also cause painful muscle spasms, strains or tears. Take steps to avoid injury and pain. Winter recreational activities and chores can pose problems for the outdoor enthusiast whose body is not in condition.  Simply walking outside […]

December 21, 2009 ·

Ski Club Greets January Full Moon

Progressive Blue Moon Ski Party, Saturday Jan. 2 at 6pm This much-anticipated “hut-to hut” ski event will begin in the early evening in Questa Woods and finish at Bear Lake.  Skiers will meet at Ray and Julie Robinson’s, then ski to Bear Lake, making stops for tasty food and drink along the way.  No charge, although donations are welcome.  This […]

December 21, 2009 ·
BBQ Volleyball League 1st & 2nd place winners

BBQ Volleyball League 1st & 2nd place winners

BQ Volleyball League 1st & 2nd place winners for the 2009 Fall Season

December 19, 2009 ·
Cabaret Tonight

Cabaret Tonight

It’s finally here! Members and guests can join the fun starting at 6:00 at the Post.

December 19, 2009 ·
Seward Boy Scouts Christmas Carols

Seward Boy Scouts Christmas Carols

December 18, 2009 ·
Day 3, Seward CBC Count Week: Waxwings, Robins, and Pine Grosbeaks

Day 3, Seward CBC Count Week: Waxwings, Robins, and Pine Grosbeaks

December 18, 2009 Sunrise 9:59 am, sunset 3:49 pm, length of day 5 hours, 50 minutes; tomorrow will be 0 minutes and 25 seconds shorter. Weather: Brrrrr! Clear and sunny (for a short time) with temps in the single digits and a brisk north wind taking the wind chill down to minus 6º; steam billowing down the bay. Finger new […]

December 18, 2009 ·

Stocking Stuffers Play This Weekend

Do you remember the Christmas story about the first time female elves were hired to work in Santa’s workshop?  How about the saga of Donner and Blitzens’ tireless campaign to move from ‘caboose’ to the front of the sleigh?  And that time when Grandma got run over by a reindeer?  Well, once you sit in on the heated court battle […]

December 18, 2009 ·

Weather affecting snowpack

Dec 15th The omega high presure system has finally been pushed out after 12 days of the warmest inversion that I have experienced. The incoming low produced 6-8” of light density snow, however, the breakable suncrust on southern and SE aspects allowed for an experience of 12” of chugach powder. Pit observations concluded that the snowpack was sensitive to increased […]

December 18, 2009 ·

Reconnecting Veterans Outreach

The National Guard has initiated a new program intended to outreach veterans from all branches including Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, and Coast Guard, ATG, National Guard,and from all campaigns including but not limited to, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, as well as current veterans to ensure that they are receiving all their benefits. Our goal is to carry information, extend resources, […]

December 18, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 8

Get a Good Night’s Sleep Many health problems that occur during the holiday season are simply due to fatigue. Getting enough rest recharges and renews our bodies for the next day’s challenges. With all of the parties, the shopping, the decorating and the baking, sleep often takes a backseat during the holidays. But sleep is critical to good health and […]

December 18, 2009 ·
Sanderling! Seward Christmas Bird Count Week Day 2

Sanderling! Seward Christmas Bird Count Week Day 2

December 17, 2009 Sunrise 9:58 am, sunset 3:49 pm, length of day 5 hours, 51 minutes; tomorrow will be 0 minutes and 38 seconds shorter. Weather: Overcast with a brisk north wind, temps in the low teens. Two to four inches of snow overnight, more snow in the forecast. Just a brief glimpse of the golden sun from 11 to […]

December 17, 2009 ·
Seward Animal Care and Control

Seward Animal Care and Control

This sweet boy was found stray in town. If he is yours or if you know any information about him, please call the shelter at 224-7495. SOS Pets 2010 photo calenders are in!! For only $10.00 you can pick up your awesome stocking stuffer at The Animal Shelter, the Breeze Inn Lounge, Cover to Cover Books, and Seward Ale House. […]

December 17, 2009 ·

Holiday Health and Wellness Tip Day 7

Travel Right Sitting in cramped cars, trains or planes for long periods of time can be the recipe for muscle aches and pains. Taking a few simple precautions can make traveling fun and pain-free. “Prolonged sitting can wreak havoc on your body,” says Dr. Scott Bautch, a member of the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) Council on Occupational Health. “Even if […]

December 17, 2009 ·