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7th Annual Native Youth Olympic Invitational

Hello Seward Community, Qutekcak Native Tribe would like to invite you to join us as we host our 7th Annual Native Youth Olympics Invitational. We will be in the Seward Middle School Gymnasium March 24th – 26th, 2017. We have teams coming from different communities from the Kenai Peninsula, Anchorage, […]

Big Bay Beginnings Opening Invitation

Big Bay Beginnings Opening Invitation

Please join the Qutekcak Native Tribe in the opening ceremony of: Big Bay Beginnings Child Development Center. Ribbon cutting ceremony begins promptly at 1:00PM followed by a tour of the center led by theprogram’s educators. We are very excited to welcome the community into the center and to share this […]

Do You Know?

From the first moment of contact with 911 Dispatch I knew we were in good hands. I know through previous training that the caller never “hangs up” first. No way was this dispatcher going to let that happen. She was on the line with me until the fire trucks were […]

St. Paddy’s Day parade this Friday

Help celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this Friday by meeting at the North Harbor Parking Lot at 5 p.m. to decorate your car or pickup truck with some “wearing of the green.” Once all is assembled, we’ll crank up the car stereo and play Irish tunes as we drive on Fourth […]

Community Garden Meeting Tomorrow!

Community Garden Meeting Tomorrow!

Are you daydreaming about Spring?  With the days getting longer, Spring will be here before we know it, and with it GARDENING SEASON!  Progress continues to move forward with local efforts to construct a new COMMUNITY GARDEN in Seward in Summer 2017.  Want to learn about this project, or interested […]

Back Off! Grumpy Moose Need Their Space

Back Off! Grumpy Moose Need Their Space

(Anchorage) – Alaskans from Homer to Anchorage, Palmer and beyond have reported encounters with aggressive moose in recent weeks. That’s not unusual for this time of year, wildlife biologists say, when moose grow tired and cranky from the rigors of a long winter. “Moose are just barely making it through […]

The Mayor’s Cup Race is Back!

After three years of no snow that cancelled Cups, the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers are pleased to invite the community to attend the 19th Mayor’s Cup Race. Cheer the mushers and enjoy a community bonfire with free hotdogs and hot drinks on Saturday, April 1st at Seavey’s Corner on Old […]

Rhythm Future Quartet at the Mariner Theatre – Homer, AK

Rhythm Future Quartet at the Mariner Theatre – Homer, AK

Saturday, April 8 7:30 at the Mariner Theatre Youth (through age 17) $10, Members $20, General $30 VIP Gypsy Jazz Cocktail Party (at HCOA) includes Mariner performance $50 for Members, $60 for non-Members Purcase tickets at homerart.org (Please note that tickets purchase online include credit card processing fees) Join us […]

City Council Work Session Rescheduled

City Council Work Session Rescheduled

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a work session on the following item of business: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION Monday, March 20, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. City Council Chambers TOPIC: City Goals  The work session will commence in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 410 […]

Officials to Test Tsunami Warning System in Alaska

Officials to Test Tsunami Warning System in Alaska

NOAA’s National Weather Service, the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Alaska Broadcasters Association plan to conduct a test of the tsunami warning communications system on Wednesday, March 29 at approximately 10:15 a.m. Alaska Daylight Time in coastal areas of southern Alaska. This test will be […]

A Tropical Prison

A Tropical Prison

Submitted by Jessica Hettwer upon her return to Alaska from the island of Molokai, Hawaii – It actually was a dark and stormy night in 1866 when nine men and three women boarded the ship that took them to their new home. Kalawo, Molokai. An isolated peninsula, cut off from the […]

Main Street, Downtown McCarthy. Photo: Allison Sayer

A Winter Visit to McCarthy

What is McCarthy like in the winter, when all of the businesses are closed and the roads are covered with snow? Earlier this winter, a friend who lives in McCarthy had taken my dog there while I attended a training. My boyfriend Ben and I went to pick up my […]

TYC Spring Break and After School Programs

TYC Spring Break and After School Programs

TYC ASP– is in full swing. We offer recreational activities for kids in Elementary school Mon- Friday. Sports, Crafts, Games, Computer, Wii, Ping Pong and more. We use the AVTEC gym 1-2 days a week to play sports, games and the rock wall. Homework help is offered from 3:30-4pm daily. […]

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AVTEC Job Fair April 4th

The 2017 AVTEC/Seward Job Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, April 4th from 12:30-3:00PM in the AVTEC Student Service Center/Gym at 519 Fourth Avenue. Local job seekers, high school students and AVTEC students and graduates are all invited to attend the Job Fair. This event draws both local and statewide employers, […]