SEWARD, Alaska – Seward City News reporter Rick Smeriglio captured President Obama’s announcement from Seward, that the USA needs more icebreakers plying the Arctic Ocean.
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Those who park in the wrong places, run stop signs, or violate a host of other traffic laws within...
by Doug Capra © 2015 The following is excerpted from Doug Capra’s book, The Spaces Between: Stories from the Kenai Mountains to...
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From the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management: ..FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT FOR THE KENAI RIVER FROM KENAI LAKE TO THE RUSSIAN RIVER… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WATCH FOR THE KENAI RIVER FROM KENAI LAKE TO THE RUSSIAN RIVER. * FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE […]
Open to all Middle School Age kids and their families and FREE!!! You have two opportunities to come learn about the Sqord Booster and how you can get one for free. Wednesday, September 2nd @ 5:30 (Tonight!) Saturday, September 5th @ 11:30 Both events are held in the Community Room of the Seward Community Library. “The Sqord Booster is the […]
1 September 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure This was a fairly short meeting, ending before 8 PM. We heard the quarterly report for the KPB School District from Superintendent Sean Dusek. His report is available on the borough website, but the highlights include a slight rise in enrollment and graduation rates, and the announcement of an […]
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The Power Outages for this week have been re-scheduled for September 14, 2015, from 7:30am-10:30am and again on September 16, 2015 at 7:30 – 9:30am. If you have any question please contact the Electric Department at 224-4073.
A public scoping meeting to hear comments and concerns about two upcoming vegetation projects near Moose Pass will be held on September 10, 2015 at 6:30pm at the Moose Pass Community Hall. Come to learn more information about the Trail and Two Thousand future vegetation management projects on the Chugach National Forest. These projects aim to increase birch, aspen, and […]
This position is responsible for ensuring good order, proper conduct, and safe conditions at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Satisfactory completion of two or more courses dealing with security officer training from the military or a recognized institution preferred. Completion of one or more self-defense training courses preferred. Working knowledge of communications and security […]
From the City Clerk’s Office: Seward: In an effort to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the President of the United States, September 1, 2015, the following roads of the City should be avoided for short periods of time: Hard street closures will include: The Seward Highway from Dieckgraeff Road (the road to the Transfer Station) […]
Seward Elementary School Tuesday, September 1st after school bus routes Students who live in town will be dismissed at their regular time and ride their normal bus home. Students who ride bus 1 and 2 and live on the North side of Dieckgraeff Road (Exit Glacier Rd, Questa Woods, Bear Lake, Old Mill, Nash Road, Camelot, and Forest Acres) will board buses […]
Are you interested in a parent-led, cooperative style preschool for your 3-5 year old child? Is your child free on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9-11:30am? Can you dedicate one week of leadership (10 hours – including teaching and preparation) on a rotating schedule? If yes, then Sprouts Cooperative Preschool is for you! We will be holding an informational meeting on […]
Longtime Seward resident Bruce Swanson passed away August 3, 2015, at his home. Born October 20, 1947, in New York and raised in Florida, Bruce found his way to Alaska in 1969 via the United States Army. After graduating high school, he received a full-ride scholarship to the University of Florida, where he planned to study botany. He left the University to pursue another love, […]
Submitted by Nancy Tapsfield – Let’s continue to pray for America together. Set aside Friday, September 11 from 6:00-8:00pm. Location TBA. For more information call Nancy Tapsfield (909)275-6387
Seward Community Library & Museum will host a facilitated discussion on “Alaska’s Fiscal Gap: Challenges, Opportunities, and Choices” on Tuesday, September 15th from 6 to 8:30pm in the Community Room. Copies of the discussion guide are available at the Library front desk. Please email email@example.com if you would like to receive an electronic copy of the discussion guide. Light refreshments […]
Submitted by the Office of the White House Press Secretary – Tomorrow in Anchorage, President Obama will meet with leaders from the Alaska Native community along with Governor Bill Walker, Lt. Governor Byron Mallott, and Senator Lisa Murkowski to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation between the Federal Government and Alaska Native tribes, including by furthering progress in developing cooperative management […]
University of Alaska Seward Marine Center is currently accepting applications for a Procurement Coordinator. If you like to work in a fast paced ever changing environment, you’re well organized, effective communicator and have excellent customer service skills please visit www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88101 and apply Today. UAF is a Equal Opportunity Employer.
Beginning on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 12:01 am through late afternoon that same day, the Exit Glacier area of Kenai Fjords National Park will be temporarily closed to the public in order to support the historic visit of President Barack Obama. The closure begins at the park boundary, Mile 7.5 on the road to Exit Glacier (Herman Leirer Road). […]
The Ospreys stole the show yesterday, but nearby were two presidential helicopters, testing approaches and landings at the Seward Airport in the brutal, gusty wind. The green and white Sikorsky VH-60 helicopter becomes Marine One when the president is on board. If only the vice president or other high-ranking members are on board, it becomes Marine Two. When Marine One is […]
In preparation for President Obama’s visit to Seward on September 1st, four impressive Osprey Tiltrotor Aircraft thundered over the Seward Airport. They had flown from Anchorage with their twin prop-rotors in front like an airplane but on approach, the prop-rotors tilted vertically like a helicopter to allow them to hover. The gnarly winds did not faze them and they landed with […]
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary August 28, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, August 31, the President will travel to Anchorage, Alaska. While in Anchorage, the President will participate in a roundtable with Alaska Natives and address the Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) Conference. GLACIER will convene foreign ministers from Arctic nations […]
Seward HS Pool Fall 2015 Learning , Fitness, Fun Childrens Swim Lessons Sept. 15 – Oct 1 Tue & Th Level 4/5 for those who can swim 25 yrds. 4:45 – 5:30 Preschool ( 3-5) 5:15 – 6:00 pm Level 1-3 6:00 – 6:45 pm Oct 5 – 21 M & W Level 1-3 and Preschool age 9:15 – […]