Seeking interested parties who have worked on or have personal stories about the M/V Tustumena ferry during it’s home port days in Seward, Alaska. The Tusty Story Project is affiliated with the UAF Oral History Collection and the Alaska Marine Highway, and was established to collect and record stories in […]
The Friends of the Seward Library Museum is currently accepting applications for the annual Swetmann Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is available to Seward-area students, between the ages of 16-21, who have been schooled in the Seward area for at least two years and carry a current library card. Applicants are […]
By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – Thursday evening the sky dumped wet snow while four of us Sewardites enjoyed a fantastic dinner at AVTEC Culinary School’s “Academy Cafe.” The theme was Spanish Tapas, and each of four courses included a few options of how that course manifested itself. […]
Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men between the age of 15 and 35 years old, but can attack males of any age. Approximately 1 in 250 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with testicular cancer each year – that’s about 8,500 men. This cancer is not […]
By Russell Stigall for Seward City News — Alaska’s 11th and current Governor, Bill Walker, recently visited Seward to meet with its City Council and answer questions from the public. Alaska’s current budget woes topped locals’ concerns at the August 26 special meeting. President Barack Obama took the keys to the […]
The Alaska SeaLife Center’s 18th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk will be held this Saturday, August 6, and the Center is in need of volunteers to help with race traffic control and water stations. This fun, family-friendly event brings locals and visitors together around a common cause: the […]
Seward Community Health Center is offering sports physicals at the special price of $25 on August 11 & 15. To schedule your physical, download the KPBSD Sports Physical Form and fax it to 907-224-8501 by August 5.
Alaska SeaLife Center is now hiring for the positions of Security Officer, Seasonal Custodian, and Postdoctoral Researcher (Ecological Modeling). Join a fun team working together for a great cause! Click here for details!
Summer dog training class coming to Seward! NO Food treats NO Clickers NO Whistles NO Shock Collars NO Leashes?! NO Panic! NO KIDDING! Kindergarten to Graduation in 9 weeks! This is serious dog training for OFF LEASH obedience for SIT STAY DOWN COME HEEL in a class setting with up […]
Presented by Seward PTSA April 28 “★★★★★. High kicking, virtuosic and adrenaline-packed. Kozak just may have single-handedly performed a million acts of green. Who knew that scrap yards and dumps were treasure troves for the makings of new and marvelous musical instruments?” Buy Tickets NOW!
The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area is soliciting grants for 2016-2017. Some of the most popular grants this time of year are the school field trip grants that provide transportation costs for classrooms visiting sites within the KMTA National Heritage Area. This year, kindergartners and middle school students from […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]