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You’re invited to Founders’ Day

Celebrate the anniversary of Seward’s founding at the open house from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at the Seward Community Library Museum on the corner of Sixth and Adams. The Resurrection Bay Historical Society will serve cake and light refreshments at this annual event that recalls the establishment of a railroad town at the head of Resurrection Bay on Aug. […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Recruiting Volunteers

Alaska SeaLife Center Recruiting Volunteers

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Voter Registration Deadline September 8

In order to be eligible to vote in the October 7, 2014 City of Seward and/or Kenai Peninsula Borough Election, non-registered voters must register by September 8, 2014.  Contact the Office of the City Clerk to obtain a voter registration form, or click on the link here: http://www.elections.alaska.gov/vi_vr_how.php  

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·
The Eternal Cowboys to perform at the Yukon August 29 & 30

The Eternal Cowboys to perform at the Yukon August 29 & 30

The Eternal Cowboys will be performing at the Yukon Bar on August 29 & 30. Performances begin at 9PM. Coming from Anchorage, The Eternal Cowboys consider themselves a Country/Western/Punk/Dirty South/Hip-Hop/Ethnic Authentic/Blues/Rock band. For more information, please visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/EternalCowboys

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Keeping KPBSD schools safe with ALICE

Keeping KPBSD schools safe with ALICE

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, August 25, 2014—KPBSD is making changes to the way schools will respond to armed intruders through ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) training, an update to the emergency action plan, and implementation in schools. Training and collaboration with law enforcement and school principals will occur in Kenai, Alaska, for three days, August 27 – 29, […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Middle School Needs Volunteers For Cross Country Meet

Volunteers Needed: Seward Middle School will be hosting their Cross Country Running Invitational on Friday, September 5th at 3:00pm. We will be running the event on the XC trails with the start and finish line on High School athletic fields. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact : Coach Sarah Wottlin at: sarah_wottlin@hotmail.com or (951) 553-9871 Jason Bickling at […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Kenai Fjords National Park Weather Summary – July 2014

July 2014 proved to be another warmer-than-normal and drier-than-normal-month in the Kenai Fjords area. Daily high temperatures ranged from 60 degrees F to 76 degrees F with a total of five days above 70 degrees F. Measurable precipitation was recorded on 12 days with more than half the total rainfall occurring on one day, July 9th. Winds were relatively calm […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Meet Seward’s new library museum director

Meet Seward’s new library museum director

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Valarie Kingsland began working as the new Seward Community Library Museum Director August 11th. She replaced Patty Linville, who had worked as head librarian for 16 years, and who, in Kingsland’s opinion, did an excellent job running the library, and leaves behind very large shoes to fill. Yet, with her background, experience and sensibility, […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 2 comments ·

Rules for Vicodin pain medication changing October 6th, 2014

written by: Brent Ursel PA-C   Hydrocodone (Vicodin or Norco) is a popular, widely prescribed pain medication. In 2012, 135 million prescriptions were written for this medication across the united states. The next most prescribed medications are  Synthyroid (a thyroid medication) followed by Lisinopril (for blood pressure), Simvastatin (for cholesterol) and metoprolol (for heart/blood pressure). The Drug Enforcement Agency(DEA) currently lists all controlled substances in […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Alaska Nellie and her headstone fundraiser

Alaska Nellie and her headstone fundraiser

Check out this link to Helen Hegener’s article about Alaska Nellie which includes photos and a short movie clip from 1940 featuring Nellie. I learned why the Lawing headstone has a pineapple on it. Pretty interesting! There is also a link to Alaska Nellie’s Headstone Fund to raise money for a new headstone. The back of the headstone collapsed in November […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Lost Lake Race Results

The results are provided by Skinny Raven Sports of Anchorage: http://results.chronotrack.com/event/results/event/event-5304?lc=en

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet in a special meeting on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of:    Give direction to administration to hire a third consultant to remediate hydrogen sulfide emissions related to City sewage.   The meeting will be conducted in City Council Chambers, City Hall, 410 Adams Street, Seward.  […]

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Calculating the Cost of Confidence: you can help!

Hi everyone, I’m working on getting a set of graphing calculators for the Pre-Algebra and Algebra classes I teach at Seward Middle School. These calculators will allow students to graph systems of equations, look for relationships and find solutions. The calculators will also allow us to explore some more complex operations with probability and statistics. With the new common core […]

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Register your child for the Imagination Library

Register your child for the Imagination Library

  Register your child for the Imagination Library online! It’s free and it’s easy: 1.      www.imaginationlibrary.com 2.      Scroll to bottom select country 3.      Select “register my child” from left hand margin   The Seward & Moose Pass Imagination Library Sewardimaginationlibrary@gmail.com  

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Schools Need Substitutes

Seward area schools are in need of more good substitutes!  If you are interested in subbing as a teacher, aide, tutor, food service worker or custodian, please contact Randi Broyles at the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Office at (907) 714-8845 for more information.   If there is enough interest, there is a definite possibility  training would be held in Seward , which […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
SPRD Press Release August 22

SPRD Press Release August 22

TYC After School Program is back! Come check out Seward Teen & Youth Center’s After School Program for K-5th grades! ASP emphasizes cooperative play, sports, environmental science, outdoor play, creative arts, homework help, music appreciation and social enhancement. Children can chose from a number of daily activities from science experiments, to baking projects to board games to field trips to a […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Artwork wanted for Harvest Art Exhibit and Auction

The Peninsula Art Guild is calling for local artists to donate up to two pieces of their own original artwork for its Harvest Art Exhibit and Auction.  Please bring donated artworks to the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave., Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall by 5pm, Saturday, Aug 30.   

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Stumblebum Brass Band to perform at the Yukon Bar August 24

The Stumblebum Brass Band will perform at the Yukon Bar on Sunday, August 24, at 9PM. For more information about the band, please visit: http://stumblebumbrassband.com/about.html https://www.facebook.com/StumblebumBrassBand

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Dan Seavey Book Signing Event

Dan Seavey Book Signing Event

  Meet legendary musher and Seward local Dan Seavey for a book signing at the Kenai Fjords National Park Information Center.  August 22, 9 AM to 12 PM.

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Celebrate Founders’ Day on Aug. 28

There will be cake and light refreshments at this year’s celebration of Seward’s Founders’ Day – an annual event that recalls the establishment of a railroad town at the head of Resurrection Bay on Aug. 28, 1903. Resurrection Bay Historical Society invites the public to join the festivities marking the 111th anniversary of the arrival of the landing party from […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Small bubble aerators are a welcome sight at the City of Seward's passive wastewater lagoon lagoon. Heidi Zemach file photo

Lagoon work timing worries Lowell Point business owners

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Merrell Brothers, Inc., the lowest of three contractors to bid on the City of Seward project to drain, dredge and remove sludge from the two Seward lagoons, and conduct needed repairs, has told city officials it plans to begin working on the $3.9 million project in Seward next April. That information was disturbing to […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Phoenix Taxi rides again

Phoenix Taxi rides again

“QuackerJack” and his well “ducked out” taxi were involved in a serious T-bone accident several weeks ago that totaled the original Phoenix Taxi. But Jack would like all to know that you can’t keep a good man down-or him. And like the Phoenix of old, this Phoenix has also risen from the ashes. Once again Jack and his adorned taxi can be seen  […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 2 comments ·

Help Encourage SWMS Math Students

Hello Sewardites, We are off to a great year at Seward Middle School. What a fun and active group of kids. This year I would like to offer small prizes to my math students as a reward for having all their homework complete each week. I am hoping that some people or organizations might be able to donate something to […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Waterfront Playground will reopen at 5PM today, August 21

The Seward Waterfront Playground will reopen at 5:00 p.m. today.  Thanks again for your patience.  

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·

AVTEC Three Week Refrigeration Course

AVTEC will offer a three week refrigeration course starting October 6 through October 24.   The student successfully passing this course will be able to diagnose refrigeration systems by putting pressure gauges and thermometers on systems, calculate superheat and subcooling, recover and accurately add refrigerants to systems, do basic repairs, and knowledgeably discuss refrigeration system operation. They will also become familiar […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·