Recent News & Information

Seward Ranger District Campfire Programs

The Seward Ranger District (SRD) of the Chugach National Forest (CNF) has education and interpretation programs.  Two visitor services or interpretive rangers work with the Vantastic Program.  Services provided through this program include a mobile environmental education interpretation display, event visits, and Saturday evening campfire programs.  Saturday evening campfire programs […]

Kayaking the Inside Passage- Presented this Saturday, June 28th

Off Piste Expeditions and Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance present: Kayaking the Inside Passage, A Journey Northward Along the Pacific Coast. Please join us as Mik Jedlicka and Mark Dalpes share stories and images from their amazing adventure!   Place: Ressurrect Art and Coffee House    Time: 7pm     Date: Saturday, June 28th                                                                                                                                                                         

Check Out the City Web Site

I was looking at the city web site this morning and saw a section committed to customer service, how to do business and another section where you can email the city about maintenance and repair. I’m not sure if these were there before somewhere on the website, but they are now prominently displayed […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

For Your Safety- Make a habit of driving with your headlights on at all times. This makes YOU more visible to other drivers. 13 AAC 04.010 Requires headlights to be used while traveling on roadways where signs are posted requiring their use, like on the Seward Highway. Violators may receive […]

Relief From High Energy Costs

June 20, 2008, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sarah Palin today released a draft bill proposing a special one-time payment in the amount of $1,200 to Alaskans and suspending the state fuel tax for one year. The legislation is intended to be a starting point for a discussion with the legislature […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Let’s get something straight here.  While the title may be a bit misleading, we’re here today to focus on Home Taxidermy for pleasure, not profit.  For those of you that read The Worm has Turned to Compost and are now squirming in riches from entering the wonderfully exciting field of […]

Free Peninsula Oilers Clinic for 8-14 year olds

Monday June 16th 10am-2pm Little League Field WHO:  8-14 year old Seward Little League players & volunteers working with Peninsula Oilers players & managers (Oilers are a team in the Alaska Baseball League for college level players www.oilersbaseball.com) WHAT:  Peninsula Oilers Little League Clinic WHERE:  Seward Little League Field WHEN:  […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Summer time always brings an influx in property crimes, particularly along waterfront camping. People need to be sure and secure their coolers and bikes. Don’t make it easy for thieves. Report suspicious activities and crimes to the police department ASAP. Non emergency number 224-3338 or 911 for EMERGECIES ONLY. Questions, […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Meeting Action Agenda Monday, June 9, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. The following ordinance requiring a public hearing was approved: Non-Code Ordinance 2008-015, Appropriating Funds To Make Expenditures Which Could Influence The Outcome Of An Election Concerning A Ballot Proposition Addressing A Biennial Budget In An Amount Not […]

Wild Salmon on Parade

Wild Salmon on Parade

The big gold star represents the 49th star placed on the American flag, taken from the Big Dipper on the Alaska flag.  “Wild Salmon on Parade” has returned to spawn for yet another year with 21 fish decorated by Alaskan artists chosen by jury. This year the theme was Alaska […]

Cover to Cover Bookstore

Want to get between the covers of a good book? Cover to Cover Bookstore is opening June 14 (Saturday), and is located at 300 Washington Street. Come in a peruse our great selection of books of all types, cards, bookmarks and more! Summer hours are 9:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Free Nova Scotia!  Free Nova Scotia!  Oh, wait.  Hold on.  I got caught up in the moment there.  You see, this week’s Weird Book is dedicated to Nova Scotians in exile.  And it’s all about Blueberries.  If you’re confused raise your hand.  (Don’t worry.  Mine’s up too.)    At first The […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Caution! Bears sited in the area. State law and city ordinance requires that trash be stored in suitable containers and/or racks and in such a manner that prevents the attraction or access by wildlife or the spillage by wind, weather, animals or accident. Violators may receive a $50.00 citation. Bear-Resistance […]