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: […]
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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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Yes, that’s right. You can help your local volunteer firefighters without running into a burning building!
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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” […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]