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SMAF CALL FOR ART

SMAF CALL FOR ART

Seward Music & Arts Festival is seeking submissions for the 2017 Logo! The theme is Fish Tank! Please submit your design digitally at sewardmusicandartsfestival@gmail.com by April 9th. The winner will see his or her design on posters, stickers, hoodies, and pint glasses at the Seward Music &Arts Festival Sept 22-24! […]

Spring Gardening, Composting, and Planting Workshops in Seward

Spring Gardening, Composting, and Planting Workshops in Seward

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer four gardening, composting and planting workshops this spring in Seward. Casey Matney, an agriculture and horticulture agent based in Soldotna, will teach classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the K.M. Rae Marine Education Building at 201 Railway Ave. The schedule includes […]

Carbon Monoxide Safety Announcement and Links

Carbon Monoxide Safety Announcement and Links

The Alaska State Fire Marshall’s Office would like you to review these links to help keep you safe from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. http://www.youralaskalink.com/news/one-person-is-dead-and-seven-others-hospitalized-from-carbon/article_661b11e0-f7fc-11e6-8f3c-7388d9282baf.html UNITED STATES FIRE ADMINISTRATION https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/carbon_monoxide.html https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/heating.html NFPA http://www.nfpa.org/public-education/by-topic/top-causes-of-fire/heating http://www.nfpa.org/public-education/by-topic/fire-and-life-safety-equipment/carbon-monoxide VISION 20/20 http://strategicfire.org/

Sprouts in a square plastic sprouter. Photo: Allison Sayer

Sprouts: Alaska’s Cheapest Superfood

By Allison Sayer for Seward City News Sprouting is a great way to save money and eat healthy food. Most people know the basic procedure to make sprouts: Add a small amount of seeds to some kind of container, rinse and drain frequently, enjoy. I would like to share some […]

Building His Way to Engineering

Building His Way to Engineering

The following article was written by Seward High School junior Kendyl Morris.  For more student news, please visit http://shstoday.org/ From making a simple machine to creating the newest iPhone, engineering is around us everywhere. As stated by senior Logan Smith, “engineering is a lot of learning equations and simple machines, and […]

Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

There will be avalanche hazard reduction training on the Seward Highway between mileposts 43 and 45 at Summit Lake. Motorists should expect delays of up to 45 minutes between 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Updates will be posted on the 511 system.  http://511.alaska.gov/

NASP Youth Archery

NASP Youth Archery

NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program)Youth Archery will be on Thursday evening this week at Seward Middle School. Middle School students will shoot from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. High School students will shoot from 7:30pm – 9:00pm. All equipment is provided. Students can bring their own bows only if they […]

Burn Permits Required April 1st

Burn Permits Required April 1st

(Soldotna, AK) – The State of Alaska, Division of Forestry, Kenai-Kodiak Office reminds residents that a new general burn permit is required for all burn barrels and small debris burns beginning April 1st, 2017.  Residents are required to obtain a new 2017 general burn permit, read it in its entirety, […]

Seward High/ Seward Middle Ceramics

Seward High/ Seward Middle Ceramics

I  have had some amazing Ceramic students at Seward High and Seward Middle School this past Quarter!  Here are some of their projects!  More at our Art Blog here 🙂 Makayla Dumars Kaylee Brockman Billy Wolfe Nicole Charlie Emma Moore Heleana Backus Renee Elhard Kylie Mullaly Kinze Hauze Chandler Marcus Emma […]

Seaview Community Services is seeking an Executive Assistant

Seaview Community Services is seeking an Executive Assistant

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Essential functions are centered around providing excellent customer service & maintaining a welcoming atmosphere. This position provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Board of Directors. He or she will provide secretarial service and administrative assistance that includes typing/preparing and completing grant proposals, policies, and other reports, […]

The Summer That Will Last A Lifetime

The following is an Observational Essay Written by Rachel Laurie about her experience as a seasonal worker in Seward. The sun was barely rising as we pulled up to Billings Airport’s front doors. The three of us piling out of the old 1996 Ford pickup truck, along with a ridiculous […]

Sieverts Signs With Valley City State

Sieverts Signs With Valley City State

The following article was written by Seward High School sophomore Tanis Lorring.  For more high school news, please visit SHS Today.  http://shstoday.org/ On Wednesday, March 1, our very own Rhett Sieverts signed a letter of intent to play football for Valley City State University in North Dakota. Sieverts joins Seward […]

The Nightingale Author Event Saturday @ 4 p.m.

The Nightingale Author Event Saturday @ 4 p.m.

Are you ready? Read the book? Books are still available at the front desk of the library. Come join in on the discussion of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. A prolific writer, Ms. Hannah has authored over 20 books. The Nightingale is her first historical novel and has been on […]