Recent News & Information

ATLA (Assistive Technology of Alaska)

Assistive Technology can be the key to greater independence and productivity in your home, school, community and place of employment. ATLA will be providing demonstrations, information and device loans to help Alaskans make informed decisions and select AT (Tools) the best meets your needs. Come by the table to see […]

What’s new at the Library Museum

What’s new at the Library Museum

New summer hours at the Seward Community Library Museum Library Hours: Mon 10a – 6p Tue-Thu 10a – 8p Fri-Sat 10a – 6p Sun – Closed Museum Hours: Tue-Sat 10a – 5p Sunday 1p – 5p Admission: $5 12 and under Free Stop by the Library Museum and stroll the […]

Council paves the way to a new shipyard era

Council paves the way to a new shipyard era

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council unanimously approved a resolution at Monday night’s May 12th meeting authorizing the assignment of the city lease for two city lots at Seward Marine Industrial Center, currently leased to Seward Ship’s Drydock, Inc. through June 2040, to the large and […]

All Hail M/V Tustumena

All Hail M/V Tustumena

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – Longtime Sewardites can never forget and all patriotic Alaskans ought to salute the M/V Tustumena, not too long ago home ported here in Port City and recently overhauled at Seward Ship’s Drydock. As a workhorse ferry in rough, north Pacific waters, she has few […]

Division of Forestry Suspends Open Burns

A Message from the Alaska DNR, Division of Forestry –  As of noon 5/13/14 the Division of Forestry is placing an open burn suspension in effect for the Kenai Peninsula.  This is due to current High Fire Danger and forecasted high winds coupled with low relative humidity’s. More information can […]

Drydock Sale on Track Despite Soil Contamination

Drydock Sale on Track Despite Soil Contamination

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – The most recent Vigor Industries-commissioned assessment of soil and water at Seward Ship’s Drydock shows the presence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in shallow sediments near the ship lift across Resurrection Bay from Seward. Investigators also found heavy metals and petroleum by-products other than […]

House fire kept from spreading beyond roof

House fire kept from spreading beyond roof

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward and Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Departments fought, and successfully extinguished a wood stove-caused house fire at 1904 Forget Me Not Circle late on the evening of May 5th  before it caused excessive damage. The departments were toned out at 10:52 p.m. for a […]

SPRD Bulletin May 9

SPRD Bulletin May 9

Summer Day Camp and Adventure Camp Brochures are available on our website: www.cityofseward.us or email mwilkins@cityofseward.net or stop by TYC to sign up. *First day of camp is May 27th. TYC closed for cleaning, staff inservice and Memorial Day 5/22-5/26. Please contact TYC at 224-5472 or mwilkins@cityofseward.net for fee information. Tier fee discounts and scholarships available […]

Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon Appreciation

Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon Appreciation

May 6, 2014 Dear Editor: Thank you for the successful turnout of the 2014 Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon.  We are grateful for the committed sponsors, competitive athletes, dedicated volunteers, the TYC Councils, and the maintenance staff of the schools, to allow for such a great triathlon.  With the committed […]

2014 Pink Cheeks Triathlon Results

2014 Pink Cheeks Triathlon Results

SPRD Press Release – The 2014 “Polar Bear Jump Off, Pink Cheeks Triathlon,” has been the big hit to look forward to for many weeks for the community of Seward and for its hundreds of participants.  Sports and Recreation is excited to share the excellent turnout of the Pink Cheeks […]

Bluegrass Camps

Keep them coming: We’re filling up very nicely, but registration is still open for the Seward Bluegrass Camps for Kids July 7-11, and there are plenty of openings available for the adult 4:30-6 pm workshops. Partial scholarships are still available upon request for those who cannot afford the full rate. The […]

Garage/Moving Sale

A reminder that the Osbornes are having a sale tomorrow SAT MAY 10  from 9 am to 4 pm at 102 Madison Street. We have quality stuff including some furniture, power tools, a good snow blower, bedding, sporting goods and more.