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Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Give Your Heart a Fighting Chance

Heart disease and stroke are major causes of death and disability in Alaska.  Our knowledge about preventing and treating these diseases continues to increase.  Detecting the risk factors in your life and making positive changes can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke as well as improve your health if you already have disease.  The major risk factors include: […]

February 1, 2016 ·
Sip and Paint comes to Seward!

Sip and Paint comes to Seward!

The “social painting” industry is now venturing to the smaller towns of Alaska. You heard it right – Alaska Owned and Operated, Paint this Town Alaska has decided to bring the “Sip & Paint” concept to those towns that often go overlooked. What is social painting, you ask? You may recall seeing many of your friends and family in the […]

January 13, 2016 ·
January 19: Lunch & Learn @ SCHC

January 19: Lunch & Learn @ SCHC

Bring your lunch and join us January 19 from 12-1 pm for our first monthly Lunch & Learn! Starting in February these will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, each one focusing on a different health-related topic. For more information, call Caitlin Mackenna, RN, at 907-224-2273. www.sewardhealthcenter.org  

January 7, 2016 ·
What should you do with the murres?

What should you do with the murres?

If you see dead murres along the shoreline, the best thing you can do is leave them there. Monitoring networks are doing daily counts along all of the local beaches for programs such as COASST. You may see murre bodies marked – perhaps by yarn, plastic tags, or spray paint. This is helping researchers and volunteers determine which animals have already […]

December 31, 2015 ·
2015 Seward Angel Tree Program Kicks Off

2015 Seward Angel Tree Program Kicks Off

For over 30 years, Seward Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) and the good people of Seward have been providing local kids and families with gifts to put under the Christmas tree through the Seward Angel Tree Program. Last year, almost 60 families in need received toys, diapers, warm clothing, and household items through the program, which is almost completely fueled by […]

November 28, 2015 ·
Jeanette Nienaber joins SCHC

Jeanette Nienaber joins SCHC

Seward Community Health Center (SCHC) is pleased to announce that Jeanette Nienaber, a licensed and certified Physician Assistant (PA), has recently joined its staff as a permanent medical provider and member of the community. Jeanette, who started at the Health Center on August 31, is seeing both new and established patients. She will be providing a full range of family […]

October 28, 2015 ·
How YOU can help the fire service…

How YOU can help the fire service…

Yes, that’s right. You can help your local volunteer firefighters without running into a burning building!  

September 13, 2015 ·
Calling volunteers for the 2015 Alaska Fire Conference

Calling volunteers for the 2015 Alaska Fire Conference

If you like firefighters, you’re going to love helping out at the 2015 Alaska Fire Conference – Sept. 28-Oct. 3. The Alaska Fire Conference is the state’s annual emergency responder conference offering exceptional training, a 2-day vendor show, and events to recognize our best and brightest. No fire experience necessary to help make this exciting event a huge success! Sign […]

September 5, 2015 ·
AGC of Alaska Construction Appreciation Mixer

AGC of Alaska Construction Appreciation Mixer

Quick Info: Thursday, August 20th 4-6 PM American Legion Post 5 Join the Associated General Contractors of Alaska this Thursday to enjoy light appetizers, refreshing beverages, and to connect with local contractors. Along with the snacks and company we’ll be presenting ‘Appy Hour,’ where members give demonstrations of the latest and greatest in construction-related phone and tablet apps. We welcome […]

August 18, 2015 ·
Dinner & Auction on Fox Island this Saturday, August 22

Dinner & Auction on Fox Island this Saturday, August 22

Tickets are still available! Call 907-224-3445 to get yours today. Auction items include: fishing trips, passes on the Alaska Railroad, jewelry, artwork, quilts, lodging gift cards, restaurant gift cards, and MORE! All proceeds benefit training for local firefighters and EMTs. 

August 18, 2015 ·
August 22 auction and dinner at Fox Island to support firefighter & EMT training

August 22 auction and dinner at Fox Island to support firefighter & EMT training

 

August 4, 2015 ·

Hurricane Dave at Rez Art – Free!

Join “Alaska’s Favorite Cheechako” for a fun afternoon of acoustic music at Resurrect Art Coffee House, starting at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9. Hurricane Dave’s specialty is quirky original music about living in Alaska, but you never know when he’ll lapse into oldies mode and play some classic rock, country, folk or blues. Rez Art is at the corner of […]

May 7, 2015 ·
Changing Attitudes Towards Men’s Health

Changing Attitudes Towards Men’s Health

November is the month when we recognize the importance of men’s health, and the “Movember Stache-A-Thon” being promoted nationally and here in Seward is a great way to raise awareness around this issue. But equally important is to be aware of the many limited stereotypes and attitudes surrounding men and their health care needs that all too often fail to […]

November 23, 2014 ·
So, Where are the Doctors?

So, Where are the Doctors?

“That is the most frequent question I have been asked since coming to Seward Community Health Center back in April,” said Pat Linton, Executive Director.  “Now, after months of recruiting and interviewing, we are happy to announce that two board certified family medicine physicians will be starting with us full time in early 2015.  Both of these physicians have strong […]

November 20, 2014 ·
Lori Hamilton, PA-C, Joins Seward Community Health Center

Lori Hamilton, PA-C, Joins Seward Community Health Center

The Board of Directors and staff of Seward Community Health Center (SCHC) are extremely pleased to announce that Lori Hamilton, a licensed and certified Physician Assistant (PA), has recently joined its staff as its first permanent medical provider. Lori, who started at the Health Center on Oct. 27, is seeing both new and established patients. She will be providing a […]

November 10, 2014 ·
Dog Attack Victim Tries to Increase Public Safety

Dog Attack Victim Tries to Increase Public Safety

By Doreen Lorenz Click link for FOX Alaska News story on Kirsten:  Dog Attack Victim tries to increase Public Safety ANCHORAGE, Ak– Earlier this month a dog attacked a Kenai Peninusla resident. Here in Anchorage we have animal control with rules and regulations and same goes for the city of Seward, but for a lot of places outside city limits […]

November 1, 2014 ·
Blackwater Railroad Company: a band on the rise

Blackwater Railroad Company: a band on the rise

By Alexis De Leon for SCN – The mountains of Alaska are certainly alive with the sound of music. Not the type of music Julie Andrews went on about but the type typically inspired by a campfire and whiskey. If anyone is channeling the song of Alaska’s wilderness it’s Seward’s own Blackwater Railroad Company. The band began in the winter […]

August 21, 2014 ·
Tickets still available for Fox Island Auction & Dinner Cruise

Tickets still available for Fox Island Auction & Dinner Cruise

 This coming Saturday, August 23 is a day you won’t want to miss!  For just $60 you get a cruise on Resurrection Bay, prime rib & salmon dinner, and the opportunity to bid on some great auction items.  PLUS you’ll be supporting Seward and Moose Pass firefighters and EMTs.  And did someone say door prizes?!  Could this evening get any […]

August 17, 2014 ·
A night with Kimya Dawson

A night with Kimya Dawson

Alexis De Leon for the Seward City News – The excitement building at the Yukon Bar is felt throughout Fourth St.; entering the bar it seems everyone in Seward has crammed into the joint for the occasion.  Kimya Dawson is the buzz of the town. The former singer/songwriter of the Indie/Folk band, the Moldy Peaches and large contributor to the “Juno” […]

June 13, 2014 ·
Seward High Ceramics

Seward High Ceramics

Veronica Wilde, who took Best in show at the NOSB Art Show has also been mass producing pottery on the wheel at SHS.  She is creating dishes for Judy Ohdner’s Cafe, Zudy’s which will be opening at the Train Depot by the Sea Life Center this spring! Veronica Wilde Here are more NOSB pieces, Bas Relief Tiles: Moriah Doepken Katie […]

March 7, 2014 ·
Local Band Burning Bush To Release Debut Album This Friday, Features Tasty Songs

Local Band Burning Bush To Release Debut Album This Friday, Features Tasty Songs

It’s here. Please welcome new arrival, “Honesty in a Box,” the debut album from Seward’s own Burning Bush. Experience the new album Friday, January 3rd, 7pm at the Rae Building. There, the local band will take the stage for the album’s premier concert performance. The band features an array of local talent including Mark Chase, Brett Chase, Dakota Plush, Aimie […]

December 30, 2013 ·
Local Band Burning Bush To Debut Album at Concert

Local Band Burning Bush To Debut Album at Concert

On January 3rd, 7pm at the Rae Building, local band Burning Bush will take the stage for the premiere performance of their debut album, “Honesty in a Box.” The band, featuring Mark Chase, Brett Chase, Dakota Plush, Aimie Cox, and Max Ingalls, likens its sound to alternative 90s acts such as Nirvana, Bush, and Incubus, while ultimately living outside the […]

December 18, 2013 ·
The Health of the Ocean Matters to Me

The Health of the Ocean Matters to Me

See what students in our Ocean Sciences Club are saying about the ocean and what it means to them in this great video they made! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjqO2ktcjvA The Alaska SeaLife Center’s Ocean Sciences Club for Seward secondary students began in September 2012, thanks to the Seward Community Foundation and Alaska Airlines Foundation. Over the course of the school year, students dug […]

September 12, 2013 ·
Ocean Sciences Club up and running for the 2013-14 school year

Ocean Sciences Club up and running for the 2013-14 school year

Know a teen who might like to join the Ocean Sciences Club? Tell them to check out our club blog, oceansciencesclub.tumblr.com, or just come to a meeting – Wednesdays from 5-6:30 PM at the Alaska SeaLife Center. It’s never too late to join!

September 10, 2013 ·

Fall 2013 High School Pool Schedule

SEWARD HS POOL SCHEDULE AUG 19 – DEC 22 2013 OPEN SWIM M, W, F                6:30 – 7:50 pm Sun  (starting Nov 3)      4:00 – 5:20 LAP SWIM M, W , F               6:30 – 8:00 am                             5:00 – 6:30 pm T & Th               11:00 – 12:30 Sun  (starting  Nov 3)   5:30 – 7 pm Parent & Tot Swim T […]

August 28, 2013 ·
Ocean Sciences Club is BACK at the Alaska SeaLife Center!

Ocean Sciences Club is BACK at the Alaska SeaLife Center!

August 23, 2013 ·