Recent News & Information

TYC welcomes new members to the Youth Council

Seward Parks & Rec would like to welcome the new and returning members of the 2013 /2014 Teen and Youth Center Councils. Each year 30 or more youth and teens volunteer to help bring quality programs and special events to Seward. Elementary students in grades 5 & 6 serving on […]

A Halloween Thanks from Seward Parks & Recreation

On behalf of Seward Parks and Recreation and the Teen and Youth Center, we would like to thank everyone who helped us make the Halloween Carnival such a fun success. Thank you to our co-sponsors Seahawk Athletic Booster Club for the assistance in advertisement, recruiting, and accounting. Special thanks to Kim Reierson […]

Regions Volleyball In Seward Friday and Saturday

Regions Volleyball In Seward Friday and Saturday

7 teams from out of town will be here Friday and Saturday for Regions Volleyball to decide which 3 teams from the southcentral conference will go play in the State Championships. Cordova, Skyview, Houston, Nikiski, Grace Christian, Anchorage Christian, Homer, and of course your local Seward Seahawks will all be […]

Alaskans Named to Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency Program

Alaskans Named to Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency Program

Four artists will spend eight-week residencies in the Lower 48 as the first Alaskans to participate in the new Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency Program. They are:  • Artist and educator Jimmy Riordan will serve his residency at Zygote Press, Cleveland, Ohio. • Playwright, poet and director Arlitia Jones will serve her residency at Djerassi Resident Artists […]

Please Help Find Lost Kitty

Please Help Find Lost Kitty

Lost Kitty: please let me know if you have seen my cat Sasha, or know what happened to her. She’s a small striped tiger cat with big buggy eyes. No collar. Not particularly friendly to strangers. About 12 years old. Disappeared Tuesday Nov 5 from the top of Troll Drive, […]

It’s Safe to Burn Alaskan Coal in Harman Coal Stoves

It’s Safe to Burn Alaskan Coal in Harman Coal Stoves

Multiple recent reports, articles and comments by Clean Air Fairbanks, Russ Maddox, Heidi Zemach through SewardCityNews and others have incorrectly reported and commented on the safety of burning Alaskan coal in Harman coal stoves.  To shine the light of truth on this issue, I put forth the attached letter I received […]

Seward Fire Department announces promotions

The Seward Fire Department is proud to announce that there have been several promotions within its ranks within the last month and would like to take the time to publicly acknowledge the following individuals: Lieutenant Jonathan Gage – promoted to Captain Firefighter Michael Vander Vegt – promoted to Lieutenant Firefighter […]

Seward Health Fair

The Seward Health Fair will be on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the AVTEC gym from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. AVTEC gym is located at 519 4th Ave. Seward, AK. This year, the AVTEC Student Health Fair and Seward Community Health Fair will be combined for a 1/2 day event. […]

Let’s bring hockey to Seward

This is one of the ideas that a lot of the citizens of Seward have been interested in so anyone who might be interested in supporting the idea should go. Help bring HOCKEY to Seward by attending the Parks & Rec committee meeting this Wednesday (TONIGHT) at 6pm at the Library! A new proposal […]

Dan Seavey Launches New Book

Dan Seavey Launches New Book

Don’t miss this Alaska history lesson… DAN SEAVEY – “The First Great Race” Book Signing Saturday, November 9th, 1-4pm (Author Presentation at 1:00pm) Seward Community Library Museum Seward Community Library Museum is honored to host Dan Seavey for an introduction and signing of his new book “The First Great Race,” […]

Library Calendar of Events

Many have bemoaned the lack of a central calendar for library events. Try though we may (and try, we do) to share information about our programming with all of the local periodicals, websites and bulletin boards, sometimes things get missed. Sorrow no more! The library/museum’s calendar of events is now available […]

Middle School Reconfiguration Approval Applauded

Middle School Reconfiguration Approval Applauded

The Kenai Peninsula Board of Education voted at its meeting in Soldotna  to approve the School Superintendent’s recommendation to pass the proposed Seward Middle School reconfiguration to include the sixth grade in the middle school. The 6th grade class will be  joining the 7th and 8th grades, effective August 2014. […]

Seward Declares State of Disaster Emergency

Seward Declares State of Disaster Emergency

The Seward City Council held a Special Meeting Monday night, November 4th to pass an amended resolution declaring a State of Disaster Emergency due to extreme weather and flooding damage in the City of Seward last week, and requesting assistance.  The resolution thus will enable the city to begin the process […]

19th Annual PTA Wreath and Garland Sale

Beautiful scented holiday garlands and wreaths for sale. All proceeds benefit arts and music in the Seward schools. Pick up applications at any school, senior center or  email ssc@seward.net for an application. All orders must be received by November 15th, with an expected delivery date to Seward of November 25th.