Recent News & Information

Seward Elementary Class Supply Lists & Classroom Assignments

To access class school supply lists, please go to the following web site:   http://sewardelementary.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/wpmu/files/2013/05/School-Supply-Lists-2013-14.pdf Class lists will be posted on the school doors no earlier than 5PM on Friday, August 16.  Please do not call the school regarding this information.  Bus route information will be posted as soon as it is available.

Seward Elementary New Student Registration

Seward Elementary will be open for NEW STUDENT registration August 6th & August 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student & additionally provide a copy of a certified birth certificate, updated immunization records and a copy of a current IEP (if your child has one). Parents […]

Eleanor “Ellie” the sea lion pup

Eleanor “Ellie” the sea lion pup

The staff of the Alaska SeaLife Center are pleased to announce the name of Woody and Eden’s pup.   Please join us on Sunday, August 4th, when “Ellie” will make her debut in the Steller sea lion habitat at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Animal Care staff will be available at 1PM […]

Calling all volunteers!

Calling all volunteers!

We’re still looking for volunteers to assist with the 15th Annual 5k Wildlife Rescue Run and related SeaFest activities this Saturday, August 3!  All volunteers will receive a limited edition t-shirt featuring Pakak, a Pacific walrus rehabilitated last summer thanks to generous public and corporate support (cute photo below).  Oh […]

Hospital gets better CT Scanner

Hospital gets better CT Scanner

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Seward residents and visitors will now be able to be examined with a 16-slice computerized technology or CT (or CAT) scanner here at Providence Seward Medical & Care Center. The CT scanner’s technology is a significant improvement over the single-slice CT scanner the hospital has […]

ASLC Spot-Light on Science Seminar Series:

ASLC Spot-Light on Science Seminar Series:

Eider Journey Science Program, USFWS Barrow, Alaska  Student Field Research Presentation Tuesday, August 6, 2013 12-1pm (Brown Bag Lunch) Alaska SeaLife Center, Bear Mt. Conference Room Free Seminar, All are welcome! The Eider Journey Science Program involves youth from Barrow, Alaska in field research and outreach related to Steller’s and […]

Back to school special

Glacier Family Medicine Clinic is once again offering a back to school special for the month of August.  All sports physicals and school physicals for students from kindergarten through 12th grade are $35.00.  This special offer requires payment at the time of the appointment and we can not bill insurance.  Please call […]

A warm Seward welcome

A warm Seward welcome

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News   In halting, high voices, three shy 16-year old Obihiro students Maki Kimura, Chifumi Sato and Ayaka Hashizume read speeches that they had carefully written in English introducing themselves, their interests, and praising Seward’s beauty and kindness, and that of their host families. […]

Mayor won’t run again

Mayor won’t run again

Seward Mayor David Seaward will not run for re-election in the upcoming City Municipal Election in October. He told Seward City News last night he does not plan to run again, and wanted to make it known to help encourage others in the community to consider running for the mayoral […]

1st Friday August 2nd 6-8pm

1st Friday August 2nd 6-8pm We have quite a line-up this month for the art walk. We appreciate you taking the time to visit all locations.   ~Starbird Studio~ Lisa Sands~Photography ~Softly Silk~ Kathy Goodell~Jewelry ~Seward Community Library~ Seward Homeschool Co-op~”Young Summer” ~Seward Brewing Company (Upstairs!)~ Cyrus~Pen & Ink Marissa Amor~Drawings, paintings, […]

Aloha Bluegrass Band Performs August 14

Aloha Bluegrass Band Performs August 14

The Aloha Bluegrass Band will be playing on August 14th at Chinooks Restaurant in Seward. The band consists of musicians from Alaska, Hawaii, and Nashville that come together each summer to teach music camps and play concerts. There is a 10 dollar cover, and the show starts at 9:30pm. A portion of the […]

!!Auditions!!

!!Auditions!! For Port City Players Halloween Production of A Night with Edgar Allen Poe July 30th and 31st 7:00 pm @ Resurrect Art Coffee House   We are looking for actors for the following poems and shorts stories: The Raven Telltale Heart The Black Cat The Masque of the Red Death Come […]

Theater Games for Actors on July 31

Theater Games for Actors on July 31

Theater Games for Actors Red Thread Theater invites you…    …to participate in an evening of  *crazy actor games*   Who: All are welcome, free of charge, spread the word… What: A three-hour workshop geared at invoking spontaneity, stage presence and playfulness  through improvisational group activities When: Wednesday, July 31 from […]

AVTEC dormitory goes up and up

AVTEC dormitory goes up and up

By Heidi Zemach for SCN A giant, powerful crane and about a dozen hard-hatted workers spent a full day today (Monday) lifting 12 pre-fabricated AVTEC dorm room modules off of an “Oversize Load” flatbed truck, and onto the new foundations of the new dorm. This was twice as many modules […]

Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds Going Smoke Free

Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds Going Smoke Free Ninilchik, ALASKA—The Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds will be smoke free this year. The Kenai Peninsula Fair Association Board approved the policy on May 16TH, which went into effective June 1st. The Fair will be held August 16‐18. A smoke free fair affirms a family‐friendly atmosphere,reduces […]