Recent News & Information

Alaska Railroad Corporation Clearing Vegetation

Starting Monday January 19th,  the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) plans to clear, grub, fill, compact and grade up to 9 acres of land at the north end of the Seward Terminal Reserve just west of the Seward Airport.  The area will be accessed from the existing ARRC yard and woody vegetation will be removed or chipped in place followed by grubbing […]

January 19, 2015 ·
Polar Bear Jumpoff Still Going Strong at 30

Polar Bear Jumpoff Still Going Strong at 30

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – About 100 people lined the dock of Seward’s Small Boat Harbor, and leaped into the chilly Resurrection Bay waters Saturday afternoon January 17 to benefit the American Cancer Society and help achieve its goal to assure more birthdays. It was a balmy 35 degrees and raining lightly off and on. This is the […]

January 19, 2015 ·

Wilderness First Responder Classes in Seward: April 2015

Kayak Adventures will again be sponsoring a WFR class and a WFR Re-cert class in April this year.  Please be in touch any time with questions, or to reserve a space in the class!! Contact Trent at fun@kayakAK.com or 907.224.3960. Wilderness First Responder When :  April 18 – 26, 2015 Where :  Windsong Lodge, Seward AK Cost :  $645 More Info […]

January 17, 2015 ·

30th ANNUAL POLAR BEAR JUMPOFF FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2015

Purchase tickets for the Hotel Seward/American Legion Split The Pot fundraiser for Children with Cancer. Call 224-8001 or 224-5440 for information. 10- 5 Adventure Sixty North – Winter Wilderness Tour Company Exit Glacier – Snow Shoe, Snow Coach Tours, kayaking – Throughout the week. Please call or email in advance: adventure60.com 224-2600 THURSDAY, JAN. 15 7 – ? pm Poker Tournament […]

January 16, 2015 ·
Engineering study approved for smaller harbor crane

Engineering study approved for smaller harbor crane

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – City Administrators and the Seward Harbormaster had a difficult time recommending that the Seward City Council agree to fund a second engineering study, proposed by their own Ports and Commerce Advisory Board (PACAB) that would help toward creating an 8-ton public fixed crane at I Dock, for use by fishermen at the Small Boat […]

January 16, 2015 ·

POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION

POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION for the whole family…TODAY! At the Seward Senior Center, 3rd Ave & Jefferson St. 5:00pm – 7:30pm Soup-Supper $5.00 each Silent Auction of new & slightly used items Support some wonderful causes and start your Polar Bear Jump weekend with us!

January 16, 2015 ·
The Alaska SeaLife Center announces the Summer of Sharks!

The Alaska SeaLife Center announces the Summer of Sharks!

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, Alaska (January 15, 2015) – Science meets art as the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) brings the Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago exhibit to Seward, Alaska. The exhibit is on loan from the Idaho Museum of Natural History (IMNH) and is done in collaboration with Ray Troll. Areas around the aquarium will be […]

January 15, 2015 ·
Moose Pass Welcomes New Postmaster

Moose Pass Welcomes New Postmaster

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – Moose Pass (population 219) celebrated the official appointment of its new postmaster Melanie Hornberger in right proper small-town fashion. Postal patrons stopped by the post office to enjoy cake with trimmings and to read the latest postings on the bulletin board as usual. Postmaster Hornberger, born and reared in Alaska, comes to Moose Pass […]

January 15, 2015 ·
Generators to be moved indoors for $3.1 million

Generators to be moved indoors for $3.1 million

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council easily agreed at Monday night’s meeting Jan. 12 to have the city manager sign a $3.1 million contract with Engineered Services Group Inc., of Anchorage to move two 35-ton generators into the building at Fort Raymond, and to construct the systems that would permit them to operate. The work would include […]

January 14, 2015 ·

Kenai Fjords National Park Weather Summary – December 2014

December was another warmer-than-normal month in Kenai Fjords National Park and surrounding areas. As recorded at the Seward airport, the monthly average was 5.8 degrees F above normal, the same temperature departure that was recorded in November.  Daily high temperatures were above freezing every day except one and ranged from 31 degrees F (December 26th) to 47 degrees F (December […]

January 14, 2015 ·

Seward Middle 2nd Quarter A/B Honor Roll

6TH GRADE: Anevay Ambrosiani, Reanna Brewi, Cody Bryden, Selma Casagranda , Hana Cooney , Landon Davis* , Levi Deboard, Emmalee Deland, Araya Fejes, Lucy Hankins, Malia Hewitt, Linda Jack, Nicholas Katsma, Samuel Koster, Trey Ingalls*, Leilani Lackey, Neil Lindquist, Calysta Lohman, Collin Mullaly, Kylie Mullaly, Elsa O’Neill, Maxwell Pfeiffenberger*, Tegan Retzer, Katelyn Sawyer-Lemme*, Angel Schwertfeger, Sequoia Sieverts, Alexie Wayne. 7TH […]

January 14, 2015 ·
Have a blast with JABALI while supporting the Arts in Seward Schools

Have a blast with JABALI while supporting the Arts in Seward Schools

Click HERE to purchase your tickets! Don’t miss this awesome show!   Your ticket purchase combined with sales from the PTSA Wreath Fundraiser  will provide school performances for Seward’s youth on Monday, February 2nd! Presale price $15.00 at jabali.eventbrite.com $20.00 at the door, if not sold out! Reserve your spot now! BUY NOW  If you would rather not buy your tickets online, contact Amy at 491-1448. […]

January 14, 2015 ·
Polar Bear Jump Auction Events

Polar Bear Jump Auction Events

January 14, 2015 ·

POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION

Join us for a FUN FAMILY evening and help some good causes! SEWARD SENIOR CENTER is hosting… POLAR BEAR SOUP-SUPPER & Recycled AUCTION FRIDAY, JANUARY 16th 5:00pm to 7:30pm, at the Center, 3rd Ave & Jefferson.  All proceeds benefit He Will Provide Food Bank and the senior nutrition program.  10% of the proceeds will be directed to children who live with cancer on the Kenai […]

January 14, 2015 ·
Wells Fargo names Chris Shockley Kenai Peninsula district manager

Wells Fargo names Chris Shockley Kenai Peninsula district manager

Wells Fargo Press Release – [SOLDOTNA, Jan. 13, 2015] – Wells Fargo has promoted Chris Shockley to Kenai Peninsula district manager, responsible for oversight of Wells Fargo’s retail banking stores in Homer, Kenai, Seward and Soldotna. Shockley has been helping Wells Fargo customers succeed financially in Alaska and Arizona for seven years. Most recently, he served as Homer store manager. […]

January 14, 2015 ·
Drama and Debate team hosts first ever home meet

Drama and Debate team hosts first ever home meet

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward High School Drama, Debate and Forensics team hosted a home tournament in Seward this weekend, Jan. 9 and 10 for the first time since the team was begun four years ago, and probably for the first time in the school’s history. The tournament, and the next few ahead will help prepare the teams for […]

January 14, 2015 ·

Public Meeting About Public Land in Moose Pass

Thursday, January 15, 2015 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Moose Pass Community Hall The Kenai Peninsula Borough, (KPB) Land Management Division invites the public, KPB Advisory Planning Commissioners, Planning Commissioners, Assembly members, and State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Municipal Entitlement staff to an open house public forum on January 15, 2015 in Moose Pass, AK. The purpose of this […]

January 13, 2015 ·
Small Business Management Class Starting in February!

Small Business Management Class Starting in February!

Objective planning is the key to successful small business management; whether you are ready to launch a new start-up, purchase an existing business or increase profitability in an existing enterprise.  This 12-week course will cover a wide range of topics for those considering making the leap into managing their own small business.  Instructor, Tom Tougas, will teach this series of classes and […]

January 13, 2015 ·
The real deal plus all the craic in a homey setting

The real deal plus all the craic in a homey setting

January 13, 2015 ·
Join DJ Sean for a Sock Hop After the Polar Bear Auction

Join DJ Sean for a Sock Hop After the Polar Bear Auction

January 13, 2015 ·
Shoreside tanker truck overturns near Trail Lake

Shoreside tanker truck overturns near Trail Lake

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – A Shoreside Petroleum Inc. fuel delivery truck, towing a second trailer tanker, carrying a combined total of almost 10 thousand gallons of diesel fuel, slid off an icy dirt turnoff off Seward Highway near mile 25 Thursday afternoon, Jan. 8 opposite Trail Lake, and landed on their sides. No one was hurt or injured […]

January 13, 2015 ·
Add a little heat to the Polar Bear Jumpoff Weekend with Nervis Rex

Add a little heat to the Polar Bear Jumpoff Weekend with Nervis Rex

Nervis Rex will be performing at the Yukon Bar on January 16 and 17 beginning at 9PM. Nervis Rex is an Alaskan Ska band consisting of Scott Emery (drums/vocals), Carlos Martinez (guitar/vocals), Justin Somaduroff (trombone, vocals), Dan Whitfield (trumpet, vocals), Cody Keim (electric bass), and Ted Stearns (trumpet/vocals). See them perform after the cold plunge! For more information about Nervis Rex, […]

January 13, 2015 ·