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Qutekcak Native Tribe: Fundraiser

Hello Seward! Coach James here from the Qutekcak Native Tribe. Just wanted to invite you to our fundraiser! Come and support the youth of our community!   Who: Qutekcak’s Native Youth Olympics Teams   What: We will be selling Indian Tacos   When: Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 from 5pm to […]

School bus enters 20 mph zone on Seward Highway in Moose Pass on way to pick up pupils at Moose Pass School. Photograph by R. Smeriglio

Delayed Start for All Seward Schools Today

From the KPSD Website: ALERT: Two hour delay start on Monday, February 13, 2017 at: Hope School; Moose Pass School; Seward Elementary; Seward High School; Seward Middle School Central peninsula and southern peninsula schools will open on a normal schedule. When school remains open due to weather conditions, use your best judgment […]

Annual Pancake Dinner

Tuesday February 28, 5pm-7pm Please join us on Shrove Tuesday at Resurrection Lutheran Church-400 3rd ave, for the Annual Pancake Dinner. Hosted by St.Peter’s Episcopal and Resurrection Lutheran Churches. Pancakes, Sausage, Juice and Coffee will be served.              $5 person/$20 family  

SOS Pets Ramps Up

SOS Pets Ramps Up

New personnel, new energy and new a new website have ramped up SOS Pets in Seward. SOS Pets advocates for pets in our community. We provide $50 vouchers to anyone whose pet needs a spay or neuter surgery, we donate pet food to the local food bank, we offer classes […]

Alaska Railroad Announces Layoffs

Alaska Railroad Announces Layoffs

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Today (February 10) the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) announced the elimination of 49 positions as part of a major corporate restructuring effort. ARRC has experienced a 44% downturn in freight tonnage since 2008 (see attached graph) and has recorded a net loss from operations since 2015, with […]

Statewide Poetry Contest Deadline February 15th at 6pm

Statewide Poetry Contest Deadline February 15th at 6pm

The deadline for the 23rd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest is quickly approaching, please share this wonderful opportunity with Alaskan poets of all ages! Contest Divisions: Elementary School Middle School High School Adult Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each division. Entry Fees Elementary, Middle and […]

Winter Weather Advisory Update Feb. 12, 2017

Winter Weather Advisory Update Feb. 12, 2017

UPDATED on Seward City News Sunday Feb. 12 1045 AKST Weather Source at weather.gov SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT…CORRECTED National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 609 AM AKST Sun Feb 12 2017 AKZ101-111-121-125-131-135-141-171-130315- Anchorage-Matanuska Valley-Western Kenai Peninsula- Western Prince William Sound-Northeast Prince William Sound- Southeast Prince William Sound-Copper River Basin-Kodiak Island- Including the […]

Paintings from Seward High and Seward Middle School

Paintings from Seward High and Seward Middle School

Here is a sampling of paintings done by Seward Middle and Seward High School students!  The middle schoolers hand mixed all their colors in acrylic paint using only red yellow and blue.  The high schoolers experimented with different techniques such as applying salt, rubbing alcohol, saran wrap and tissue paper […]

Alaska to Cuba

Alaska to Cuba

By Kari Anderson for Seward City News – Some girls impulse purchase shoes. Unfortunately, I impulse purchase plane tickets… So, when my travel amiga told me that Alaska Airlines was beginning to offer service to Cuba, I booked myself onto their 5th flight into Havana without hesitation. I’m writing this […]

Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders Cheer Camp

Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders Cheer Camp

The Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders are hosting a cheer camp for students from 3rd through 8th grade. Join the Seward Seahawk Cheerleaders to learn cheers and stunts and perform during a varsity basketball game halftime! The camp dates are: Feb 24 from 4pm to 6pm and Feb 25 from 12:30pm to […]

Super Summit Sunday: Fourth of July Peaks

Super Summit Sunday: Fourth of July Peaks

I didn’t witness the superb athletes who marked the Fourth of July Peaks and glacial cirque on the east side of Resurrection Bay. Unless I missed seeing these tracks yesterday, it could have been part of today’s apparent Super Summit Sunday. Judging from the four sets of tracks, unless one […]