Recent News & Information

Swimmers Wanted

Swimmers Wanted

Several of our Bronze level swimmers have moved up in skill level to the Silvers. This makes room for new swimmers to join!Seward Tsunami Swim Club has openings in the beginning swimmer level. Interested swimmers can come to the Seward High School pool during the regular swim time (3-4pm) and […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Special Meeting Action Agenda Monday, March 2, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. The following Resolution was Approved: Resolution 2009-014, Authorizing The City Manager To Purchase A Used Bucket Truck Outright In An Amount Not To Exceed $250,000 Rather Than To Pursue Previously Authorized Financing Of A New Bucket […]

NPS Science Symposium Coming to Seward!

Scientists who study the ecosystems of the National Park Units in Southwest Alaska (Katmai, Kenai Fjords, Lake Clark, Aniakchak, Alagnak) are coming to Seward to share their work with the public. Join us for the 3rd Biennial Long-term Monitoring Symposium: Understanding How Park Ecosystems Are Changing, Wednesday, April 1, 2009 […]

Borough & Federal Signal To Test Warning Sirens

Borough & Federal Signal To Test Warning Sirens

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will have Federal Signal Corporation (FSC) in the area March 18th – 24th to test the new sirens in Homer, Seward, Nanwalek, Port Graham and Seldovia. Most work will occur during business hours on weekdays, except for Saturday the 21st in […]

Prescription Discount Card

After I paid an unbelievable $137 at the Safeway pharmacy for a tiny bottle of antibiotic ear drops, I found out about an incredible prescription discount card that could have saved me 20%. I don’t know why I didn’t know about this amazing program, since the Kenai Peninsula Borough has […]


The Alaska SeaLife Center invites the public to participate in a half-day training on Climate Change on Wednesday March 18. Deborah Williams, of Alaska Conservation Solutions, will be presenting both morning and afternoon sessions to provide basic climate change literacy, especially as it relates to Alaska. Ms. Williams has been […]

Redoubt Alert Lowered

REDOUBT VOLCANO (CAVW #1103-03-) 60°29’7″ N 152°44’38” W, Summit Elevation 10197 ft (3108 m) Current Aviation Color Code: YELLOW Current Volcano Alert Level: ADVISORY AVO lowered the Aviation Color Code and Alert Level to YELLOW/Advisory this morning. Seismic activity is low but above background levels. It remains possible for unrest […]

Ocean Science Lecture Series

KACHEMAK BAY RESEARCH RESERVE KIDS IN NATURE WORKSHOP Connecting Children with Nature Thursday, March 12 3:00 – 4:30 PM At the Alaska SeaLife Center Join naturalist and educator Carmen Field from Homer as she explores the many opportunities for families to learn together in the great outdoors of Alaska. Participants […]

Thank You

While the last few months have been rough, we are blessed to be surrounded by huge amounts of love, support and friendship. There are too many people to list but you all know who you are, so Thank YOU!!  To everyone who has; (take a deep breath, its a long […]

Rep. Seaton's March 9, 2009

Greetings from Juneau this 49th day of the 26th Legislative Session. We are having a continued streak of sunny weather this weekend although it is 23 degrees and the wind is blowing about 20mph today.  It has been a good catch-up time for us in the office.  Some people have […]

Beginning Birding Course deadline Friday

The Friday, March 13 deadline is quickly approaching to sign up for the 1 credit Beginning Birding Class offered by the Kenai Peninsula College Resurrection Bay Extension. “Beginning Birding” will provide an introduction to birding with an emphasis on developing identification skills. Other topics will include a review of birding […]

Hunter Education Courses Offered in April

Two Classes Available: (Pre Registration is required and class space is limited) WHEN: April 3rd & 4TH. General Admission WHERE: AVTEC Industrial Power Class Room TIME: 3rd – 7  to 10 pm and 4th – 9 am to 4 pm COST: $10 (Self Study Packet) CONTACT: Trooper Cloward 224-3935 SIGN UP: At […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Hiking the Bigfoot Country by John Hart The moment I laid eyes on “Hiking the Bigfoot Country”, I couldn’t help but be swept away by a haunting memory I’ve tried my best to forget.  It happened so long ago, in such a different time and place, that it sometimes seems […]

Seward Parks Bulletin

Sports & Recreation News: Racquetball Instruction Want to learn the game of racquetball? Learn how with Jeff Talley at the S&R racquetball court. The cost is a $4 public use fee or use your punch card or Annual Pass. Call 224-4054 to schedule an appointment or stop by the gym […]

When the Law Trumps Common Sense

Here’s a moral puzzle for you.  The Anchorage Daily News reported today that a man was arrested for not buying beer for a minor.  What was that again?  This man was arrested and charged with fourth-degree theft, for NOT buying beer for a minor.  Here’s how it went down. The […]

Seward Independent Living Center Reopens

Seward Independent Living Center Reopens

The Seward Independent Living Center (ILC) is up and running. One of three Independent Living Centers located on the peninsula, Seward ILC promotes choice, independence and quality of life for persons and families experiencing disability. ILC provides a variety of services including information and referral, adaptive equipment rental (community closet), […]