United States Coast Guard 17th District Alaska News Release – Coast Guard Observes National Safe Boating Week in Alaska KODIAK, Alaska — In recognition of National Safe Boating Week 2015, the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary across Alaska are encouraging and promoting safe boating practices to protect lives at sea. The National Safe Boating Week campaign is a public outreach […]
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Kick off summer as only youth can. We are having games, food and friends @ Branson Pavilion on Sunday May 17th @ 2pm. This event is for all the 6th-8th graders and bring your families! Come have fun with us rain or shine and bring extra clothes. (sometimes our games get messy :))
Its spring so it must be time for the semi annual PTA garage this Saturday May 23rd! As always it will be held in the high school cafeteria starting at 9 AM and ending at 2 PM. Donated items can be dropped at the loading dock in the back of the cafeteria starting Friday at 2 PM. If items need […]
Please take the Seward Community Health Needs Assessment Survey! When you’ve completed the survey, forward this to your family and friends in the Seward to Moose Pass area. This survey is conducted every three years and the information has been used by many local organizations to address health and wellness needs in the community.
Peter Peterson died peacefully on May 11, 2015 in Anchorage in the presence of his sister Barbara Peterson. Pete was born in Seward on June 12, 1952, the oldest of three children, to Andrew (Andy) and Martha Peterson. Peter served in the Army during the Vietnam War and returned to Seward to work as a longshoreman for over thirty years. […]
The Seward City Council recognized the achievements of two local wrestlers at Monday night’s meeting. Matthew Morris received a proclamation for receiving All State Honors for the Alaska State Wrestling Team. Eddy Olesiuk was honored as First Place finisher at the 2015 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Wrestling Championship. Team members and coaches showed up to honor the two teenagers, […]
Unexpected solar storms treated Seward to a pretty good light show on late tuesday night / early wednesday morning. […]
Rare buzz saw shark fossil returns to Alaska Now on display as part of a new exhibit at the Alaska SeaLife Center Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – SEWARD, Alaska – A rare, estranged fossil rock containing the imprint of a prehistoric shark’s 360-degree spiral of teeth, originally discovered in Alaska nearly 30 years ago, has been returned to the […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- After a great deal of debate, and two rejections of amended versions, the Seward City Council members Monday night approved an engineering contract with Moffat & Nichol to further study the feasibility of one or two public use cranes in the Small Boat Harbor, and appropriating $9,800 for the study. The locations for study listed […]
Join the Alaska SeaLife Center for the first ever SeaLife Summer Festival and Summer of Sharks Grand Opening Celebration! The Center will be hosting daytime activities on the ASLC plaza and adjoining property, featuring free live music and arts and crafts vendors. Our ticketed fundraising event starts at 6:30 pm with a Sustainable Seafood Appetizer Showdown, exclusive access to the new exhibit, meet-and-greet […]
There is a temp job at the Forest Service, Seward Office. See this flyer for more information:Seward RD Outreach for Customer Service Representative GS-0303-03 vacancy announcement
Vote for David Kingsland in the Bammy Awards! It Takes a Village to Educate a Child Perhaps the greatest threat facing all educators today is the relentless national criticism of America’s public schools. The national narrative that is driving the negative public perception of education is leading to a decrease in public confidence and calls for reduced financial support. Today, […]
Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council News Release – The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council held its annual board meeting in Valdez, AK during the first week of May. Among other business, the meeting convened to elect new board officers for the year ending in May 2016. The newly elected executive committee includes; President; Amanda Bauer, representing the City of Valdez, […]
Resurrection Lutheran Church, 400 Third Avenue (at Jefferson) will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 16th, from 9 am – 4 pm. The community is welcome to bring salable items in good condition to the church, the week prior to the sale. For further information, contact the church office at 224-3628.
Resurrection Lutheran Church, 400 Third Avenue (at Jefferson) will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary as a worshiping community on Sunday, May 31st, beginning with a celebration worship service at 10 am, followed by a social time for viewing historical artifacts and hearing from long-time members, with a meal for all in attendance at 12 noon. The planning committee is anxious to […]
Robin Schmidt, Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, Alaska District, will be in Seward to offer answers to common questions such as retiring early and widow benefits. Ms. Schmidt will be giving two presentations on WEDNESDAY, MAY 13th as follows: at SEWARD SENIOR CENTER, 1:00pm-2:00pm; and, at SEWARD COMMUNITY LIBRARY, Community Room, 5:30pm-6:30pm These presentations are OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY and […]
Hazardous Waste Collection Day Date Saturday, May 16, 2015 Time 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ADT Where Seward Transfer Facility 3200 Dimond, Seward, AK <http://maps.google.com?q=3200+Dimond+Blvd%2c+Seward%2c+AK+99664> The Kenai Peninsula Borough’s hazardous waste program gives households and small businesses the opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous waste and chemicals. Businesses are charged a fee; households are free. All businesses must pre-register with […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Darren Steward, a compliance case officer with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water division arrived in Seward Thursday May 7th to investigate last week’s unexpected trash release at the City of Seward’s wastewater lagoon at Spring Creek, and the Spring Creek beach near the lagoon’s outflow pipe. He arrived two days after […]
Join us during our Spring Forest Plan Revision meetings. We will share and discuss the work that has taken place during our current Forest Plan Revision process. We will identify what’s changing and what’s staying the same in the existing Chugach Forest Plan and we will share the next steps in the process, including the release and public review of […]
FRIDAY, MAY 15th 12:00pm-6:00pm SEWARD SENIOR CENTER UPSTAIRS 3rd FLOOR 336 THIRD AVE. @ JEFFERSON ST. Support your local senior services!
A quality education for your children All levels of learning Proven and accredited curriculum Remediation Summer Course dates: May 26th August 14th Fall course Dates: August 17th December 18th The AKTEACH Homeschool program offers access to a wide variety of high quality educational resources that meet the individual needs of every homeschool family. The AKTEACH Homeschool program offers access to […]
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — By unanimous vote of the six members present, Seward Planning and Zoning Commission recommended that city of Seward give 1.7 acres of parkland on the northeast corner of Dimond Boulevard and Sea Lion Avenue in the Fort Raymond Subdivision, to an entity that develops specialized housing for seniors. City Council will consider the donation […]
Please help us add more beauty to our town! The Seward Mural Society and a bunch of local gardeners are doing a joint project. A new flower bed is being installed in front of the Fisherman’s mural on the Oriental Garden Restaurant building on May 20 & 21, 26, and 28-30. Coordinated by Resurrection Bay Garden Club member Lori […]