Recent News & Information

Monday Morning roundtable discussion for Charter fishing operators at the Seward LIO

Alaska State Senator  to host round-table discussion 1000 AM monday morning At the request  of the Southeast Alaska Guides Organization (SEAGO), Alaska State Senator Lesil  McGuire (R-Anchorage) will host and moderate a special round-table discussion on potential 2014 halibut management measures for areas 2C and 3A. Members of the Charter Management Implementation  Committee […]

New Fund Helps Museums Manage Their Collections

Haines –  Museums challenged to manage their collections have a new source of assistance, with the launch today of the Collections Management Fund. The new fund was created by Rasmuson Foundation and will be managed by Museums Alaska, a statewide association. This year, $100,000 in grants will be available to museums and […]

City mayoral hopefuls go head to head

City mayoral hopefuls go head to head

Heidi Zemach for SCN Seward City mayoral and council candidates shared their hopes and dreams for Seward Wednesday night in a civil “Meet the Candidates” night, sponsored by the Seward Chamber of Commerce.  There were a few sparks between mayoral candidates Tim McDonald and Vice Mayor Jean Bardarson however, beginning when […]

Seward Middle Silvers Get Rewarded

Seward Middle Silvers Get Rewarded

How many pizzas would you need if you wanted each kid to have three pieces of pizza and there were 47 kids?  This is the math problem Angie Hammer and I needed to figure out this week in order to reward our hard-working Seward Silvers. Yesterday math teachers Angie Hammer and […]

Council deals with transformers, meters, lagoon

Council deals with transformers, meters, lagoon

The Seward City Council, meeting Monday, September 23rd , appointed Wendy Shaffer to the Seward Planning & Zoning Commission through Feb 2016, and discussed a lot of other different things. Tim McDonald, who is running for City Mayor against Vice Mayor Jean Bardarson, spoke again about his Baseline Trail proposal. […]

Candidates Forum Tonight

Candidates Forum Tonight

Meet the candidates running for City Mayor and City Council in the Tuesday Oct 1 City Elections. Phone in, or hand in your questions, and see how they answer your concerns. It’s happening tonight, (Wednesday Sept 25) at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, and will be televised live on your local public access channel. […]

Oil Spill Prevention Group Gathers in Seward

Oil Spill Prevention Group Gathers in Seward

The Regional Citizens Advisory Council, (RCAC) a citizen’s advisory group to the Valdez-based oil tanker shipping industry, held one of its three annual meetings in Seward last week. Seward is one of 20 member communities directly affected by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. While in town, the 20 board […]

In Memory of Marjorie Thompson

In Memory of Marjorie Thompson

Marjorie “ Marge” Ann Thompson passed away on September 11, 2013 due to complications of colon cancer. She was surrounded by family and friends as she went to visit her mother, her father and her sister. They are all together watching over us. Marge was born, Marjorie Ann DeWitt, in […]

Reminder: Music Fest Wants your art!

Reminder: Music Fest Wants your art!

We want your community art to be displayed at the Seward Music & Arts Festival this year! The Theme is Early Railroad Days in Alaska, think Goldrush times! Please have your piece ready to hang with your name, title, medium and price taped on the back by Thursday, Sept 26th. […]

Three-week refrigeration class

AVTEC will offer a short refrigeration course that runs from October 7th through October 25th. For anyone who wants to know a lot about how their refrigeration systems run. EPA refrigerant handling certificate included. Contact AVTEC admissions at 907-224-3322 for more information.