Charles Glenn Forrest passed away at Baptist Health Hospital in Richmond, Kentucky on February 6, 2018 at the age of 67 due to a heart attack. Charlie is predeceased by his father, Owen Forrest, his mother, Inez Lacy Forrest, and his brother, Robert Forrest. Charlie is survived by his loving wife, Judy, of 28 years. They were married in Seward, Alaska on July 14, 1990. Charlie is […]
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For more information on how to get a bracelet kit, participate with the “Love Is…” Campaign, to RSVP for the parent class, collaborate on spreading the news about healthy relationships, or for any other ways you would like to get involved, please call Sara, the DVSA Program Manager at SeaView, […]
The ePacket for the February 12, 2018 City Council meeting is available on the city website at: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/4125
Heads-up! Troopers are citing vehicles parked in the “No Parking” zones near the locked gate at the intersection of Old Exit Glacier Road and Herman Leirer Road aka Exit Glacier Road. Drivers are advised to park in the pullout a short distance away to avoid being ticketed. For current conditions […]
Twenty-three high school teams from all over Alaska converged on Seward on Thursday to participate in the 3-day National Ocean Sciences Bowl competition: Seward, Anchorage, Eagle River, Wasilla, Palmer, Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Petersburg, Cordova, Kodiak, Homer, Unalaska, and Scammon Bay. Oral research presentations, a unique feature of this regional bowl, […]
December 1st, 2017, marked the centennial of the historic US Naval Wireless Radio Station that operated in Seward from 1917 to 1930. After the facility was closed in 1930, the station suffered many catastrophes including a fire in 1935 that burned down almost all the abandoned buildings, the 1964 Great […]
by Ned Rozell- In a packed university conference room, biologist Randy Brown spoke of chinook, the fatty king of far-north salmon. “It’s more than just a fish, it’s a culture,” Brown said to the Fairbanks crowd, many of them Alaska Natives. Brown is the lead author on a paper in […]
The Seward Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will be closed today and tomorrow, February 8 & 9, 2018, due to illness.
The Seward State Parks Citizens Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, February 13, from 6 to 8 pm at the AVTEC Culinary Academy building, 518 Third Ave, in the Banquet Room on the third floor. Seward State Parks is recruiting for additional board members. The board meets once on month […]
The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm CCA Board of Directors will be meeting March 2 at 2:00 p.m. at the Spoonline Cafe in Girdwood. The meeting is open to the public. The Board will be considering grant applications for the KMTA National Heritage Area program for the coming year. KMTA NHA grants are offered […]
I found a Chuckit with ball at the intersection of the highway and Airport Road shortly after 2 pm today. If it’s yours, please contact Seward Police for lost and found to pick it up. I’ll try to drop it off soon. Carol Griswold
Sorry for the delay in posting this month!
The Seward Electric Department has scheduled a power outage to conduct emergency repairs, Friday, February 9th, from 9:00am am to 11:00am. The affected areas will be everything North of Sea Lion Drive to Grouse Lake including, but not limited to, Forest Acres, subdivisions and residences accessed from Nash Rd, and the Seward Highway North […]
We are seeking member input on a proposal to use up to $10,000 from the Seward PTA Elementary School Fund for the Seward Bike Park project. We plan to vote on the issue at our next meeting on Tuesday, February 13th at 6:30pm in the Seward Elementary School Library. About the fund: The […]
Refuge Manager Andy Loranger today announced the opening of all areas of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge traditionally open to snowmachine use effective immediately. Areas always closed to snowmachine use include the Headquarters area on Ski Hill Road, Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area (except Hidden, Kelly, Petersen and Engineer lakes are […]
POWER OUTAGE The Seward Electric Department has scheduled a power outage to conduct emergency repairs, Friday, February 9th, from 9:00am am to 11:00am. The affected areas will be everything North of Sealion Drive to Grouse Lake including, but not limited to, Forest Acres, Subdivisions and residences accessed from Nash Rd, […]
Stop by on Friday & Saturday, February 9-10, Noon-5:00 for our monthly Museum Craft with FREE Museum Admission! This month we are celebrating quilts within our Museum Collection by providing a paper quilt square craft for visiting patrons. Hope to see you there!
A strong but playful north wind enjoyed the fresh snowfall last night, rolling up hundreds of snowballs on the beach, in yards, and unplowed parking lots. The snowballs ranged in size from pingpong balls to volleyballs and each left a tell-tale trail behind as it rolled. It was an amazing […]
by Laine Welch- Alaska Seafood “On Trend” with the Nation’s Peak Spenders Millennials are now the nation’s “peak spenders” and they are gravitating towards healthier eating which favors more seafood. “We see year over year that there is this cohort aged 35 to 54 that is going to be spending […]