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New Aviation Mural Ready for Take-Off!

New Aviation Mural Ready for Take-Off!

Want to help paint a mural? Volunteers are invited to help paint the newly updated “Alaska Aviation in Seward” mural on September 16 and 17 in the Seward Community Library/Museum basement. To sign up for a painting slot, visit Ranting Raven or call 907-224-2228 or 907-947-5175. The original “Dawn of […]

Crowley Maritime tug “Alert” puts on a show!

Crowley Maritime tug “Alert” puts on a show!

A large, bright yellow tug was spotted between rainsqualls yesterday cruising slowly down the west side of Resurrection Bay. Lucky boaters and bay watchers were treated to the sight of the Crowley Maritime’s tug “Alert” test its firefighting pumps. Higher and higher rose the powerful plumes of water, farther and farther they […]

Seward Student Travel Trip to Panama

Seward Student Travel Trip to Panama

Rain got you down? Tropics sound nice? You are invited to an informational meeting about the Seward Student Travel Club‘s next trip! The meeting is Wednesday, September 13th at 6:30 pm in the Art Room at Seward High. Expand your child’s horizons with a life changing journey! After school lets […]

Seeking Costumer(s) and Makeup

Enjoy a bit of theatre?  Costumer(s) and makeup “artists” are invited to join us at Port City Players for an information/interest meeting on Monday, September 11th, at 6pm at the Breeze Inn.  You don’t have to be experienced; in fact, this is an amateur’s opportunity to be creative, give back to the […]

Weather Advisory 09/05/2017

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 954 AM AKDT Tue Sep 5 2017 AKZ111-125-061330- Matanuska Valley-Western Prince William Sound- Including the cities of Palmer, Wasilla, Sutton, Chickaloon, Whittier, Seward, Girdwood, and Moose Pass 954 AM AKDT Tue Sep 5 2017 …Very Windy and Wet Conditions on the Way… […]

Governor Bill Walker at the Seward Airport. Photo: Michelle Strubeck

An Interview with Alaska Governor Bill Walker

by Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News- On August 25th, Governor Bill Walker, our second Alaskan born governor, arrived in Seward to spend some personal time here with his wife Donna in celebration of their fortieth wedding anniversary. The Walkers also took part in the Lost Lake Run benefiting those with cystic […]

AK Author’s Book Highlighted at this Weekend’s National Book Festival

Alaskan author Dan L. Walker’s #SecondhandSummer has been chosen by #AlaskaCenterfortheBook to represent Alaska at the #NationalBookFestival in Washington D.C. this weekend, Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3. Each year, the National Center for the Book showcases a title from each state center at the National Bookfest and Secondhand Summer will represent Alaska at […]

Bird feeders are not for Bears

Bird feeders are not for Bears

As fall approaches, it’s tempting to put up bird feeders for our feathered friends. It seemed safe as no bears had been seen in town for a while, until recently. Now, a black bear momma with two adorable first-year cubs is cruising Seward neighborhoods, targeting bird feeders from Jesse Lee Subdivision to […]

2016 CAFR and Budget Calendar Available

2016 CAFR and Budget Calendar Available

The 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the City of Seward is now available on the city’s website, under 2018-2019 Budget Information, as well as the proposed 2018-2019 Biennial Budget Calendar (this is a tentative schedule and is subject to change). CAFR:  http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/3682 2018-2019 Budget Calendar: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/3688

INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE

GIGANTIC, BLOW-OUT SALE!  Support senior services in Seward! INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE  SATURDAY, SEPT. 9th, 9:00am to 2:00pm at SEWARD SENIOR CENTER.  Volunteers are needed to help set up on Friday (Sept. 8) beginning at 1:00pm and to breakdown on Saturday after the sale at 1:30pm.  More hands make for light work!   Donations […]

Final First Friday – September 1

Final First Friday – September 1

It’s our final First Friday of the season tomorrow! Come out and visit various shops throughout downtown and the harbor as they feature artists and offer free snacks and drinks. This Friday, September 1 from 6pm-8pm. Everyone welcome! Hope to see you Friday!

Seward Police Journals August 19-28 2017

Seward Police Journals August 19-28 2017

August 19 2017 1556 CRIMINAL TRESPASS 911 – NON-EMERGENCY RP reported a blue dirtbike was riding fast back and forth through the river at Nash Rd. Officer responded and could not find anyone fitting the description. 1618 LOST AND FOUND Officer picked up an electric scooter found outside Adams St […]