Recent News & Information

Preschool Openings!

Seeds of Faith Preschool has a few openings for new students.  Students that were age 3 by September 2013 are eligible.  Classes are two mornings a week through mid-May. Contact our staff at seeds.of.faith.seward@gmail.com or by calling 224-7368.  More information about our preschool is available on our website http://www.sewardumc.com/seeds-of-faith-preschool.  But […]

Friday Flicks at the Library

Friday Flicks begins January 17th at the Library Museum.  Award winning independent & foreign films every Friday night at 7:00 PM through February.  Please note that many of these movies are not rated. Must be 18 years old, or accompanied by a parent to attend. Also, this week’s Drop-In Tech Help will address […]

Sandy Sandefur 1/11/1951…1/07/2014

Sandy Sandefur 1/11/1951…1/07/2014

Sandy Sandefur’s family would like to notify all her wonderful friends in Seward of her passing January 7, 2014. Sandy would have been 63 January 11. Sandy was born and raised in Ojai, California on a small farm. She graduated from Ventura High School in 1969. Tanya, her sister, moved […]

This Week at the Seward Senior Center…

Delicious, hot lunches served daily at noon.  Drop in fitness classes every morning.  Monday, Pinochle at 1:00pm.  Tuesday, In The Arts 1:00pm.  Come in and brush up on your own talents, or help another develop their talent.  2nd and 4th Tuesdays, Writer’s Group at 1:00pm.  What’s your story?  Thursday, Machine […]

Irish Music January 24 in Moose Pass

Irish Music January 24 in Moose Pass

Time to Relieve that Cabin Fever………… No need to wait until March to get your IRISH on! Great Irish Music for one night only JOHN WALSH on banjo SEAN McCOMISKEY on accordian PAT BROADERS on guitar and vocals Friday, January 24th 7:00 p.m. Trail Lake Lodge Moose Pass $10.00 Dinner Served 5:00-6:30 p.m. […]

Change

Brent Ursel PA-C The only constant is change.  A Greek philosopher, Heraclitus of Ephesus, has been credited for  this quote. It was as true then (535 B.C-475 B.C.) as it is now.  Change is rarely easy. The “Old Timers” have fond memories of Seward General Hospital, the babies that were […]

Snow River String Band Performs January 12

Snow River String Band Sunday January 12th @ 2:00 p.m. Resurrect Art Coffee House   Come out and support Seward’s own Bluegrass band made up of local young musicians!   They are preparing to perform at the Anchorage Bluegrass Festival later this month.  Also, rumor has it we may get to hear from some of our […]

KPBSD Ski Teams in Bus Accident

KPBSD Ski Teams in Bus Accident

Media Release Soldotna, January 10, 2014—While traveling to the Valdez Invitational, Kenai Central High School and Skyview High School cross-country ski teams were in a bus accident at 11:44 a.m., at mile 55 on the Richardson Highway. Valdez City Schools sent buses to transport students to the elementary school, where a medical […]

Cooking Dried Beans and Lentils

Cooking Dried Beans, Peas and Lentils A southern tradition to bring luck and prosperity in the upcoming year is to serve black eyed peas on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. Whether or not you’ve recently eaten black eyed peas to honor this tradition consider serving legumes throughout the […]

Seeking film cameras

I am seeking 35 mm film cameras for my daughter and fellow students to use in the Seward High School photography class which began this week. Anyone willing to give or loan out their camera for a student to use, please let me know. hzemach@gmail.com  or call 224-6473

Group strives to promote local recreation

Group strives to promote local recreation

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward Recreation Committee’s first meeting of the year 2014, which took place Wednesday Jan 8th over lunch at Apollo’s Restaurant, was a productive one. It was attended by 11 people, including a couple of community members. Most committee members offered enthusiastic suggestions for the […]

Noxious Black Smoke Alert

Noxious Black Smoke Alert

Today at 1:30 pm, Orion Marine Contractors DBA West Construction began burning the first pile of dunnage and debris from the old harbor float system on AK Railroad Corporation property east of Sea Lion Avenue. Christy Terry, Manager of the AKRC Seward Dock Operations, said that West Construction was required to […]

Seward Fire Department Announces Promotions

Seward Fire Department announces promotions The Seward Fire Department is proud to announce that the following promotions occurred within its ranks and who like to publicly acknowledge and congratulate the following individuals: Firefighter Terry Moon – promoted to Engineer Firefighter Austin Chapman – to Lieutenant Firefighter Casey Skinner – to […]

Senior Response To Exemption Vote

Thank you Assembly members, Kelly Wolf, Wayne Ogle, Dale Bagley, Charlie Pierce and Sue McClure for your vote against Ordinance 2013-36 that would have raised taxes on about 20 percent of KPB Seniors. Your votes were a significant step in protecting Senior benefits and rights that some of your fellow […]

AVTEC students settle into new dorm

AVTEC students settle into new dorm

Heidi Zemach for SCN Three hundred and seven students from across Alaska have moved to Seward for a while and have begun attending the second semester offering of classes at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology. After Orientation on January 5th,  their classes began January 6th. Those students who aren’t […]

In Memory of Linne Bardarson

In Memory of Linne Bardarson

The Bardarson family in Seward is rehearsing for a memorial to Linne Bardarson, (83) who died at home on Saturday, January 4, 2014.  It will contain family live music as well as a video message from Linne, himself, to all who loved him.  His life celebration will be at 3 […]

Borough Assembly Report

7 January 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   Our day began with the taking of the annual group picture, which will hang on the wall of the assembly chambers along with those from previous years. Committee meetings followed this, which is the time when we ask questions […]