Recent News & Information

Seward Prevention Coalition Town Hall Meeting Tonight

Seward Town Hall Meeting III Community Action to Prevent Underage Drinking & Drug Use Wednesday, January 29th, Seward Middle School 5:30 Spaghetti Dinner by NYO Desserts by Judy Odhner’s SHS Cooking Class 6:30 – 8:30 Meeting FREE! Childcare provided by Seahawk’s Voice Great door prizes for youth and adults!

Grant Writing Seminar

Tips for Successful Grantwriting  February 5, 2014, 5:30 – 7:30pm, Seward Library Community Room (Downstairs) Join with Seward Community Foundation Advisory member and professional grant writer Madelyn Walker for a free seminar to help tune your grant writing skills. Beginning grant writers welcome – we’ll look at the basics, diffuse […]

Seward City Council Notice of Vacancy

Seward City Council Notice of Vacancy

The Seward City Council is seeking applications from city residents interested in serving on the City Council.  One seat has become available with the term of this seat expiring in October, 2014.  At the October 2014 municipal election, this seat will be noticed as a one year term. The qualifications […]

Seward Chamber of Commerce presents awards

Seward Chamber of Commerce presents awards

From the Seward Chamber of Commerce – The dinner Community Awards presentations at Chinook’s Saturday evening was just a heck of a lot of fun.  Can’t wait to see what we might ‘cook up’ for next year! Maya Moriarty received the Person of the Year award, Joe Tougas of Catalyst Marine […]

88.1 Temporarily Off-Air

Satellite receiving issues currently have 88.1 FM, the Seward KSKA translator station operated locally by Puffin Public Broadcasting, off-air.  The problems appear beyond our local expertise and will likely require bringing a technician down to repair.  This could be several more days.  Sorry for the inconvenience and remind you that […]

Debate Team Event

Seward High School’s Debate and Forensics Team presents a Showcase/Skirmish for the community. Fee of $5 per person with a $10 cap for families. Bake sale available. Thursday, January 30th, 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.

DEC Issues Notice of Violation

DEC Issues Notice of Violation

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s air and water quality divisions have issued a joint Notice of Violation (NOV) to the City of Seward over violations of water and air State statutes and regulations at the Lowell Point Wastewater Treatment Facility, also known as the […]

Police recover a second body

Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward Police Department personnel recovered the body of a female Sunday at 4:30 p.m. which was discovered floating in the waters of Fourth of July Creek. The body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s office for a positive identification, and determination of cause of […]

Seward Community Foundation to offer more

Seward Community Foundation to offer more

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – The Seward Community Foundation will give $85,175 to nonprofit organizations to help them accomplish well-defined projects deemed to have the greatest impact on people in the Seward/Moose Pass communities. Grants are awarded in areas such as health care, education, human services, arts and […]

Blue Tarp/Duct Tape Challenge

Blue Tarp/Duct Tape Challenge

Students in Seward High School’s Alaska Studies class were given the assignment of creating projects using the most Alaskan of materials: duct tape and blue tarp. The projects were supposed to embrace the spirit of what it means to be Alaskan, with the limits being only a one week time […]

RBCA Schoolyard Habitat Project Update

The Schoolyard Habitat Project is beginning to show signs of life with the recent spat of warm wet weather.  This massive community undertaking has two more years of funding, and a host of other projects to tackle.  Last summer’s efforts, led by Matt Gray, transformed the elementary school’s front yard […]

SPRD Bulletin January 24

SPRD Bulletin January 24

SPRD Bulletin… 5th/6th Grade First Friday Fun is Friday February 7th at TYC from 7 – 9pm. Seward Teen & Youth Center’s After School Program is in full swing! ASP emphasizes cooperative play, sports, environmental science, outdoor play, creative arts, homework help, music appreciation and social enhancement. Children can chose […]

Celebration of Life for Alden Hamilton

A “Celebration of Life” for Seward High school student, Alden Hamilton is being held Saturday, January 25th, from 3-7p.m. at the KM Rae Building, 125 3rd Avenue, Seward, Alaska. The celebration will be deliberately informal, with the family warmly welcoming all who may wish to attend. All are encouraged to […]

PTA Membership Meeting Tuesday January 28

Please mark your calendars for Tuesday January 28th at 6:30 for the PTA monthly membership meeting in the High School Library. Items to be discussed will be: — Investing funds in the Seward Community Foundation –PTA High School representation at the legislative Fly In during the legislative session in Juneau which […]

Kenai Klassic:  A Wild and Wacky Race

Kenai Klassic: A Wild and Wacky Race

By Marc Swanson – Well, as seems to be the general rule for the Seahawks, the past Nordic ski race in Kenai was an unforgettable moment that didn’t fail to entertain. We traveled by golden chariot to the Kenai meet last Friday – during the driving rain and wind storm—not […]