Seward

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meets in Seward, Alaska, on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. (screenshot)

Borough awards contract for replacement of Seward High School track

The project is part of a bond package that funds major deferred maintenance projects at 10 borough schools

 

Aurora Bukac is Alice in a rehearsal of Seward High School Theatre Collective’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” at Seward High School in Seward, Alaska, on Thursday, April 11, 2024. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward in ‘Wonderland’

Seward High School Theatre Collective celebrates resurgence of theater on Eastern Kenai Peninsula

 

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A veterinarian with Greater Good Charities escorts dog Maggie into a free spay/neuter clinic at the Moose Pass Fire Station on Thursday.

Moose Pass rallies behind free spay and neuter clinic

The clinic was put on by Greater Good Charities Good Fix program

 

Snow is piled along the Seward Highway near the Hope Highway cutoff in Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Heavy snow, whiteout conditions forecast Tuesday for Turnagain Pass

“Several rounds” of heavy snowfall are expected, beginning as soon as Monday evening

Snow is piled along the Seward Highway near the Hope Highway cutoff in Alaska on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)
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Seward man arrested on charges of assault alleged to have taken place over ‘several years’

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 22 at the Seward Courthouse

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Shrubs grow outside of the Kenai Courthouse on Monday, July 3, 2023, in Kenai, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward man acquitted in 2019 double-homicide case

The man was accused of shooting and killing 28-year-old Dustin Marx and 40-year-old Michael White inside of their van

Shrubs grow outside of the Kenai Courthouse on Monday, July 3, 2023, in Kenai, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Signs direct visitors at the City of Seward’s city hall annex on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward electric rates to increase by $0.06 per kilowatt hour Jan. 1

Seward twice in 2023 voted not to sell the utility to Homer Electric Association

Signs direct visitors at the City of Seward’s city hall annex on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
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An eight-week-old sea otter rescued from Seldovia, Alaska, peaks out of his enclosure at Shedd Aquarium Wednesday, Dec. 6 in Chicago. The otter was found alone and malnourished and was taken to the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward which contacted Shedd, and the Chicago aquarium was able to take the otter in. He will remain quarantined for a few months while he learns to groom and eat solid foods before being introduced to Shedd’s five other sea otters.

Seldovia sea otter pup has a new home at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium

The northern sea otter was found alone and malnourished and taken to the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward

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An eight-week-old sea otter rescued from Seldovia, Alaska, peaks out of his enclosure at Shedd Aquarium Wednesday, Dec. 6 in Chicago. The otter was found alone and malnourished and was taken to the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward which contacted Shedd, and the Chicago aquarium was able to take the otter in. He will remain quarantined for a few months while he learns to groom and eat solid foods before being introduced to Shedd’s five other sea otters.
A stack of the Seward Journal is pictured. The town’s only daily newspaper published its last edition Nov. 27. (Photo via Seward Journal Facebook page)

‘A thing of the past’

Seward Journal calls it quits after struggle to keep newspaper afloat

A stack of the Seward Journal is pictured. The town’s only daily newspaper published its last edition Nov. 27. (Photo via Seward Journal Facebook page)
A mock-up of a new community health center to be located on First Avenue in Seward. (Illustration via City of Seward)

Seward council backs pursuit of funds by clinic for new facility

Members of the Seward City Council on Monday backed efforts by the Seward Community Health Center’s efforts to build a new community health clinic on… Continue reading

A mock-up of a new community health center to be located on First Avenue in Seward. (Illustration via City of Seward)
Signs direct visitors at the City of Seward’s city hall annex on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward council considers electricity rate hike

A resolution considered at Monday’s council meeting would increase rates by $0.06 per kWh for all customers

Signs direct visitors at the City of Seward’s city hall annex on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
A sign welcomes visitors on July 7, 2021, in Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward medical center adds mammography services

In Alaska, cancer is the leading cause of death, and breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed

A sign welcomes visitors on July 7, 2021, in Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Police standoff closes Seward Highway

Police say standoff was with ‘barricaded individual,’ not escaped inmate

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Dr. Tara Riemer is seen in this provided photo. (Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center)

SeaLife Center president resigns

Riemer worked with the center for 20 years

Dr. Tara Riemer is seen in this provided photo. (Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center)
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Brad Snowden and Julie Crites participate in a Seward City Council candidate forum at the Seward Community Library in Seward on Thursday.

Seward council candidates discuss issues at election forum

Participating in Thursday’s forum were Julie Crites and Brad Snowden

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Brad Snowden and Julie Crites participate in a Seward City Council candidate forum at the Seward Community Library in Seward on Thursday.
Signs direct visitors at the City of Seward’s city hall annex on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Electric sale referendums to be reconsidered next month

The two referendums aim to remove from the city’s Oct. 3 ballot two propositions related to the sale of the city’s electric utility

Signs direct visitors at the City of Seward’s city hall annex on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
NOAA’s Sam Candio talks about research conducted aboard the Okeanos Explorer in Alaska this year during the inaugural Seward Marine Science Symposium on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward hosts debut marine science symposium

The symposium kicked off Sunday with a series of panels highlighting the marine science work different state groups are doing in Southcentral Alaska

NOAA’s Sam Candio talks about research conducted aboard the Okeanos Explorer in Alaska this year during the inaugural Seward Marine Science Symposium on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Christy Phillips reads to preschoolers at Seward Sprouts Preschool in Seward, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Seward Sprouts Preschool)

Seward seeks solutions to child care challenges

Nearly 80% of people surveyed reported that they were not satisfied with their access to quality, affordable child care

Christy Phillips reads to preschoolers at Seward Sprouts Preschool in Seward, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Seward Sprouts Preschool)
Crews respond to a flood event at the Lowell Creek Tunnel outflow. (Photo courtesy Seward Public Works Director Doug Schoessler)

Seward considers legislative priority list

Many of the projects are carried over from last year’s list

Crews respond to a flood event at the Lowell Creek Tunnel outflow. (Photo courtesy Seward Public Works Director Doug Schoessler)
Signs direct visitors at the City of Seward’s city hall annex on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward council explains position on utility sale

Council members on Monday approved two action memorandums related to the proposed sale

Signs direct visitors at the City of Seward’s city hall annex on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021 in Seward, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)