Month: September 2013

Blood Drive

Providence Seward Mountain Haven is hosting a Blood Drive… Friday, October 11th 8:30am-1:30pm Donate in the LIFEmobile! Don’t get turned away, make your appoinment today!! Contact: Brittany @ 224-2988   “Remember – Eat Well, Drink Plenty of Fluids, & Bring Photo ID”!

Seward not awarded FQHC health status

Seward not awarded FQHC health status

  Heidi Zemach for Seward City News Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced awards of approximately $67 million to the nation’s federally-qualified health centers, including $19 million made available by the Affordable Care Act, to establish 32 new health service delivery sites across the United States. These […]

Local pilot knows missing bomber’s location

Local pilot knows missing bomber’s location

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Lucky Wilson, a longtime Alaska pilot and Healy Helicopter warrant officer in Vietnam, who owns the aircraft storage hanger at Seward Airport, says he knows where the famed Russian bomber plane, missing since August of 1937 can be found. He saw the historic bomber in […]

10th Annual Music and Arts Festival

10th Annual Music and Arts Festival

People are filling the cruise ship depot for three days of music, dance and other great entertainment, food, crafts and fun. It continues tonight (Saturday) and then starts up at noon Sunday with Elite 9 (Jazz), 1:00 pm John Cook (fingerpicking guitar), 2:00 pm Kaleido World Percussion and Dance (Bellydance), […]

“Evolution of an Adventurer” Monday @ 7pm

“Evolution of an Adventurer” Monday @ 7pm

 Monday, September 30th, 7 pm @ Seward Community Library  “Evolution of an Adventurer” Author/Book Event  Jonathan Waterman’s presentation encapsulates his new book, “Northern Exposure: An Adventuring Career in Stories & Images”. Utilizing images, video & storytelling, the author details his experiences live from the podium as a mountaineer and wilderness traveler […]

Loram rail grinder in town

Loram rail grinder in town

A very impressive  $4.1 million rail grinder arrived today to work on the Alaska Railroad tracks, providing essential maintenance to keep the rails in excellent condition. The Loram rail grinder is owned and operated by a private contractor. Observing the rail grinding machine in action is potentially dangerous, especially at […]

SPRD Bulletin September 27

Sports & Recreation New bleachers will be installed in the AVTEC gymnasium beginning October 7th.  The gymnasium is expected to remain open during the construction. The Seahawk Spirit Scamper was a huge success.  Participants and volunteers seemed to have a great time and SPRD was happy to help support the […]

K-IBH 91.7 FM to Broadcast SMAF Music!

Our local radio station KIBH-FM on 91.7 on your FM dial will be broadcasting some of this weekend’s SMAF music performances. Headlining the 10th Anniversary of SMAF are the “Builders and the Bakers” performing on Saturday night. Many talented musicians will be broadcast such as Lulu Small, Melissa Mitchell, Historian, […]

Monday Morning roundtable discussion for Charter fishing operators at the Seward LIO

Alaska State Senator  to host round-table discussion 1000 AM monday morning At the request  of the Southeast Alaska Guides Organization (SEAGO), Alaska State Senator Lesil  McGuire (R-Anchorage) will host and moderate a special round-table discussion on potential 2014 halibut management measures for areas 2C and 3A. Members of the Charter Management Implementation  Committee […]

New Fund Helps Museums Manage Their Collections

Haines –  Museums challenged to manage their collections have a new source of assistance, with the launch today of the Collections Management Fund. The new fund was created by Rasmuson Foundation and will be managed by Museums Alaska, a statewide association. This year, $100,000 in grants will be available to museums and […]

City mayoral hopefuls go head to head

City mayoral hopefuls go head to head

Heidi Zemach for SCN Seward City mayoral and council candidates shared their hopes and dreams for Seward Wednesday night in a civil “Meet the Candidates” night, sponsored by the Seward Chamber of Commerce.  There were a few sparks between mayoral candidates Tim McDonald and Vice Mayor Jean Bardarson however, beginning when […]

Seward Middle Silvers Get Rewarded

Seward Middle Silvers Get Rewarded

How many pizzas would you need if you wanted each kid to have three pieces of pizza and there were 47 kids?  This is the math problem Angie Hammer and I needed to figure out this week in order to reward our hard-working Seward Silvers. Yesterday math teachers Angie Hammer and […]

Council deals with transformers, meters, lagoon

Council deals with transformers, meters, lagoon

The Seward City Council, meeting Monday, September 23rd , appointed Wendy Shaffer to the Seward Planning & Zoning Commission through Feb 2016, and discussed a lot of other different things. Tim McDonald, who is running for City Mayor against Vice Mayor Jean Bardarson, spoke again about his Baseline Trail proposal. […]