GRAY WHALE-WATCHING CRUISE SPECIAL FOR SENIORS THURSDAY, May 4th, ON RESURRECTION BAY, 12:00pm-4:00pm, IN HONOR OF OLDER AMERICANS MONTH (MAY). Discounted tickets of $40 each are being offered to seniors age 60 and older who live in the Seward, Moose Pass, and Cooper Landing areas to enjoy a gray whale-watching tour aboard a Major Marines […]
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Notice is hereby given that the Seward Port and Commerce Advisory Board will conduct a work session on the following item of business: PACAB Work Session, Wednesday April 12, 2017 at 12:00pm. Location: City Council Chambers, City Hall, 410 Adams Street, Seward. Topic: Discussion of the South Harbor Uplands. All […]
Press Statement from Trustees for Alaska: Pebble Mine Permit Issued Today Requires Unprecedented $2 Million Bond
Today, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a land use permit to Pebble Limited Partnership (Pebble) that was conditioned on an unprecedented $2 million bond. Pebble sought a two-year permit term, but was only granted a one-year term so that DNR could re-evaluate at the end of the […]
The Cookery Hot Lunch Program is still going strong, 1130 am to 2 pm, Tuesday through Friday. Don’t miss out! Tues: Chicken Mole Burrito or Smoked Brisket Tostada Wed: Bacon Cheeseburger or Meat Lover’s Deep Dish Thurs: Hot Beef Po’ Boy or Muffaletta Fri: Kung Pao Halibut or Spicy Noodle […]
The packet is available for the City Council Work Session scheduled for April 10. Click HERE to access the packet created for the City Council Work Session on the Draft Evaluation Procedures for the City Attorney, City Clerk, and City Manager. Or visit the City of Seward Website.
Fish Factor: Electronic Monitoring to Replace Longline Observers, Spring Fisheries, & Hope for Climate Change
By Laine Welch for Seward City News – Electronic Monitoring (EM) To Replace Human Observers Starting next year, Electronic Monitoring systems (EM) can officially replace human observers as fishery data collectors on Alaska boats using longline and pot gear. Vessel operators who do not voluntarily switch to EMS remain subject to […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Lila Hurst, manager of Rehabilitation Services at Providence Seward Mountain Haven, has been named a Certified Alzheimer Caregiver (CAC) by the National Certification Board for Alzheimer Care. As a CAC, Hurst has been recognized for having the knowledge and understanding of the special needs and circumstances for […]
The Friends of the Seward Library Museum is currently accepting applications for the annual Swetmann Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is available to Seward-area students, between the ages of 16-21, who have been schooled in the Seward area for at least two years and carry a current library card. Applicants are […]
Wellness for All, an affiliation of Seward Prevention Coalition, is sponsoring a limited offering of family tickets to students on the Free/Reduced Lunch Program to see You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (the Broadway musical), a Port City Players production, which opens Easter weekend at Temple Studios, 419 Fifth Avenue. Tickets may be claimed […]
The KPBSD Art Show happened last week with the top art from all around the district competing in a juried show! Seward High Art students took some awards, congratulations to Emma Moore for 2nd Place in Mixed Media, Case Estes for 2nd Place in Printmaking, and Josh Parks for 2nd […]
Stop by the Seward Community Library and Museum to see our newest temporary exhibit “Seward and the First World War: 1917-1918”. This new exhibit examines the different ways that World War I affected Seward residents, from the Army draft to local fundraising efforts, and includes a variety of historic newspaper […]
Join us at the Seward Community Library and Museum on Saturday, April 29th, at 4:00PM for a book discussion about Becoming Earth by Eva Saulitis. This discussion will be led by writer, Frank Soos. Becoming Earth is a collection of essays published after Saulitis’ death. After beating breast cancer in her […]
Seward Highway Advisory from 511.alaska.gov: The Alaska State Troopers and Anchorage Police Department will be closing the Seward Highway at Mile 110 (Beluga Point) this evening (April 7th, 2017) for approximately 30 minutes beginning at 7 PM.
SPRD is seeking 150 volunteers for Polar Bear Pink Cheeks, May 6th. Please contact Josie @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call 224-5472.
Please join us for an information of forum to discuss the biology, history, economics and general status of Resurrection Bay salmon stocks (including Bear Lake). The forum will take place at the Seward Community Library at 239 6th Avenue on Thursday April 13th 2017 at 6:00 pm. The forum features […]
The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, April 17th at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Public is welcomed. The work session topic will be State DNR Site Specific Mitigation Plan for Sawmill Creek. […]
The spring board meeting for the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area is open to the public. KMTA is a non-profit organization that encourages discovery of the story of our glacially-carved corridor through grassroots grants and community partnerships. The Board will meet at the Anchor Inn in Whittier Wednesday, April […]
State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Avalanche Closure Notification Thursday April 6, 2017 There will be intermittent traffic delays Thursday April 6, 2017 on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work. Avalanche Crews will be conducting hazard mitigation from mile post 90 to 100. Expect traffic […]
Dear Editor – On March 17th and 18th Marathon Wrestling Club hosted a 2 day wrestling tournament at the Alaska Railroad Cruise Ship Terminal in Seward. During the 2 day event, 676 wrestlers competed in Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling matches. Our goal was to provide a safe venue that could […]
The following article was written by Seward High School sophomore Tanis Lorring. For more high school news, please visit our site: http://shstoday.org/ On Wednesday, March 22, Mrs. Brasher’s anatomy class took a field trip to Anchorage. They visited the UAA Health & Sciences building, speaking with various nurses and physicians, and […]