Seward City News Sold to TriDelta Incorporated

Hello Readers,

Seward City News has been sold to TriDela Incorporated, the parent company of The Seward Journal. This website will soon be locked and all web traffic will be directed to sewardjournal.com, where a link to this website content will be available.

Expect a more detailed article in The Seward Journal coming soon.

This is a bittersweet moment for us. It was an adventure serving the Seward community and our advertisers that allowed us to provide this service for the last f…

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New Phone Options at SCHC

 

 

 

 
We heard you had problems navigating our phone tree and we’ve made some changes we think you’ll like.
Effective September 20, you will hear a new series of options when you call Sewa…

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Seward Business Network - Fall Kick-Off Meeting

Are you a local business owner or manager, or are you interested in becoming more involved in the Seward area business community? Join the Seward Business Network this Thursday, September 20th at 8 am at the Breeze Inn for ou…

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Leonard A. Benjamin

Dillon, Montana- Leonard A. Benjamin (80) died of natural causes on September 11 th , 2018; at his home
outside Dillon. His ceremony will be a private memorial at his beloved family cabin in the mountains
above Lima, Montan…

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Sandhill Cranes!

This evening around 7:30 I heard the joyous bugling of Sandhill Cranes. Looking up, high in the blue sky, I saw an enormous bow of Cranes undulating across the sky. They had flown over the Harding Icefield and Mount Marathon,…

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Recent News & Information

Exit Glacier meeting Oct 3

Exit Glacier meeting Oct 3

Exit Glacier on a beautiful fall day! Interested in helping envision the future of this spectacular National Park? Please come to the meeting on Wednesday. Details below. Carol Griswold https://www.nps.gov/kefj/learn/news/kefj-future-planning-efforts-9_24_18.htm Contact: Shauna Potocky, 907-422-0530 Seward, Alaska – Kenai Fjords National Park will host a public meeting on Wednesday, October 3 from […]

Seward City News Sold to TriDelta Incorporated

Hello Readers, Seward City News has been sold to TriDela Incorporated, the parent company of The Seward Journal. This website will soon be locked and all web traffic will be directed to sewardjournal.com, where a link to this website content will be available. Expect a more detailed article in The […]

Storytelling and Ice Cream Social Today 1pm – 3:30pm

Storytelling and Ice Cream Social Today 1pm – 3:30pm

Join the Friends Of The Seward Library today at the Library community room for storytelling by Betty Arnett. Betty has been a member of the Anchorage Storytelling Guild for some time and is an experienced storyteller! Following will be an ice cream social. Fun for the whole family, drawing for […]

Phone greeting error at SCHC

Phone greeting error at SCHC

Elephants never forget but sometimes we do…Our sincere apologies to everyone who called us on Tuesday, September 25 while we were closed for staff training. We forgot to record a temporary phone greeting to communicate this, and have already taken steps to make sure this doesn’t happen again. If you […]

Research vessel Tiglax visits Seward

Research vessel Tiglax visits Seward

The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge support vessel Tiglax cruised up Resurrection Bay this afternoon and docked at the UAF Seward Marine Center. The Tiglax, which means “Eagle” in Aleut, provides critical support for the Refuge. This includes research and transportation, biological work, management programs, and village outreach and education […]

Railroad Motorcar convoy visits Seward

Railroad Motorcar convoy visits Seward

On Friday, a colorful convoy of 22 yellow, red, orange, blue, and green railroad motorcars converged on Seward at the Alaska Railroad Depot, repeating a trip first done in 2011. The tiny, gasoline-powered motorcars, variously called “Speeders” or “Putt-putts” were historically used to inspect railroad tracks before being replaced by […]

Cruise ship emission concerns

Cruise ship emission concerns

Seventy cruise ships docked in Seward from May 17 to September 26 this year. The cruise ships arrived early and left in the evening, spewing toxic emissions including sulfur and nitrogen oxides, carbon dioxide, and fine particulates while docked in town at the cruise ship dock. One of the last […]

New Community Grants Awarded by Kenai Mountains–Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area

New Community Grants Awarded by Kenai Mountains–Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) Corridor Communities Association (CCA) Board of Directors held their annual fall meeting on September 14th, 2018 at the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward. KMTA recieves and administers funds, appropriated by Congress and other sources, to support locally initiated community projects. Through KMTA’s Community-Based Grants Program, […]

A Fed Bear is a Dead Bear

A Fed Bear is a Dead Bear

Throughout Seward, bears are tipping over garbage cans and finding many that conveniently pop open, allowing the bear to easily access the goodies and strew the rest all over the streets and alleys. Some of these garbage cans are bear-safe cans with inoperable latches that have not been properly maintained […]

Two Weeks Until the Seward Music & Arts Festival!

Two Weeks Until the Seward Music & Arts Festival!

The Seward Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce another musical soiree! There will be live music and dance performances, with local-Alaskan artisan craft and food vendors featured. The festival is an exciting conclusion to the busy summer season that appeals to local Alaskans and remaining visitors alike! Friday, October […]

New Phone Options at SCHC

New Phone Options at SCHC

        We heard you had problems navigating our phone tree and we’ve made some changes we think you’ll like. Effective September 20, you will hear a new series of options when you call Seward Community Health Center at 907-224-2273. We appreciate your feedback! www.sewardhealthcenter.org

Nightly Lodging Work Session 6 pm September 18

Community Development Planner Jackie Wilde gave a very illuminating presentation on Seward’s booming short term rental businesses to the City Council on August 27, 2018. http://history.cityofseward.net/weblink/0/doc/23059/Page1.aspx Data received by Harmari, a lodging audit company, showed 197 short term rental businesses in Seward city limits, but only 111 are currently licensed. […]

Sunny, summery, Seward evenings

Sunny, summery, Seward evenings

As mountain shadows crept up Mt Alice and the Resurrection Peninsula last week, a cruise ship departed down the bay full of visitors. A pair of kayaks paddled in the shadow, stroking home to Seward. Then, just as dusk descended, a fat-tired plane skimmed along the shoreline, heading back to […]

Seward Business Network – Fall Kick-Off Meeting

Seward Business Network – Fall Kick-Off Meeting

Are you a local business owner or manager, or are you interested in becoming more involved in the Seward area business community? Join the Seward Business Network this Thursday, September 20th at 8 am at the Breeze Inn for our Fall Kick-off Meeting! All are welcome! Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/265835304256369/. The […]