Recent News & Information

Peeping Tom Still at Large

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Seward Police, and Kenai Peninsula Crime Stoppers, are actively seeking help in identifying, and bringing to justice a “Peeping Tom” who has been active throughout August in the Clearview neighborhood (Bear Drive, Resurrection Boulevard to Sweatman) and along Phoenix Avenue and Dora Way. Crime Stoppers […]

Nine Students Busted Last Week

Heidi Zemach for SCN Nine students from Seward High School have been caught smoking, or in possession of marijuana on school grounds or within the school’s Drug Free Zone. The first case involved four students, caught by local police during the early part of the second week of school, August […]

Jazz Ambassadors Perform Free Concert in Seward

WHO: The Jazz Ambassadors of The United States Army Field Band EVENT: Free concert by the Jazz Ambassadors WHEN: Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Seward High School Auditorium ADDRESS: 2001 Swetmann Ave, Seward, Alaska 99664 COST: Free and open to the public (tickets required) For the first time ever, […]

Flood Watch Cancelled

  THE FLOOD WATCH FOR THE SEWARD AREA HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IT WAS ALSO CANCELLED FOR WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHITTIER…GIRDWOOD…MOOSE PASS (12:16 PM AKDT WED SEP 5 2012)  

Seward Middle School Needs Volunteers!

Seward Middle School still needs  volunteers for our cross country meet on Friday, September 14th. If you are able to help out please call the school at 224-9000. *Anyone interested in being a school volunteer needs to complete the volunteer screening process online and agree to a background check. The process […]

9-4 Borough Assembly Meeting Report

9-4-2012 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure We had a fairly short meeting, on a rainy night. In presentations, we received the quarterly report from the KPB School District, and of local note, attendance is good at Hope, Cooper Landing and Moose Pass schools this year (14, 12, and […]

High Wind Warning, Flood Watch issued

AKDT TUE SEP 4 2012 AKZ125-050000-WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-INCLUDING…WHITTIER…SEWARD…GIRDWOOD…MOOSE PASS TUE SEP 4 2012 … A HIGH WIND WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM AKDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH PORTAGE VALLEY AND TURNAGAIN ARM… …AND A FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY […]

Thank you, Seward businesses!

Thank you, Seward businesses!

The Phoenix Chapter of the Alaska State Firefighters Association would like to express our sincere gratitude to the many local businesses that donated to support our dinner cruise and auction on Saturday, August 25.  The Phoenix Chapter is a combined effort of Bear Creek, Moose Pass and Seward Fire Departments, […]

Strong Storm System Warning

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE   …AN UNSEASONABLY STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER MAINLAND ALASKATODAY… A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM CURRENTLY IN THE SOUTHERN BERING SEA WILLMOVE TOWARD MAINLAND ALASKA THIS EVENING. A STRONG WEATHER FRONTAHEAD OF THE LOW IS CURRENTLY IMPACTING SOUTHWEST ALASKA THIS MORNINGAND WILL IMPACT […]

High Wind Watch

High Wind Watch URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 402 PM AKDT MON SEP 3 2012 AKZ125-041515- /X.NEW.PAFC.HW.A.0009.120905T0300Z-120905T0900Z/ WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHITTIER…SEWARD…GIRDWOOD… MOOSE PASS 402 PM AKDT MON SEP 3 2012 …HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH […]

ASLC Spot-Light on Science Seminar Series

ASLC Spot-Light on Science Seminar Series

Presents:  Archaeal Lipids in Aquaria: Influences and Implications for Paleoclimate Reconstructions Guest Speaker:  Courtney E. Warren, Ph.D. Candidate, Yale University, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics When:  Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 Where:  Alaska SeaLife Center, Bear Mountain Conference Room Time:  12-1pm (Brown Bag Lunch) Free Seminar, Everyone Welcome! The key to […]

Ocean Sciences Club

Ocean Sciences Club

  Thanks to all the students and families who participated in our informational meeting on Monday. The Alaska SeaLife Center Education team is happy to announce that we will be holding Ocean Sciences Club meetings every Wednesday from 5:00-6:30 PM. The club will start next Wednesday, September 5th! We will […]

Youngsters Readily Embrace Native Cultures, Traditions

Youngsters Readily Embrace Native Cultures, Traditions

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News Seward youngsters from pre-school through the 6th grade spent an hour in school Thursday, August 30th clapping, making seal grunts, laughing uproariously, getting into traditional Native Alaska (Inuit singing and Yup’ik dance) and Greenland culture. Pamyua, pronounced “bum-yo-ah,” a popular Anchorage performing group, visited […]

THE CLOSET will REOPEN, Tuesday October 2nd

The opening of The Closet has been postponed till October 2nd due to ongoing construction at the Church of the Nazarene.  We look forward to seeing you when our regular times on Tuesdays at 3:30–5:30 pm resume.  We rely on your donations and appreciate you thinking of us.  Please hang […]

Walrus Calves Are Good Pals Now

Walrus Calves Are Good Pals Now

From a Press Release From Alaska SeaLife Center –The Alaska SeaLife Center’s I.Sea.U is a busy place these days, housing two engaging male walrus calves, and rotating teams of human caregivers around the clock. Here’s More The two walrus were both found stranded near Barrow in July. They were rescued one week […]