Month: June 2014

Park Rangers to the Rescue!

Park Rangers to the Rescue!

At 3pm today, Kenai Fjords National Park staff received a report of a dog stranded on a cliff ledge near the edge of Exit Glacier. It fit the same description of a dog that had been sighted in the Exit Glacier area throughout the weekend that had previously evaded capture.  Rangers […]

COMING SOON!

The Seward Prevention Coalition is bringing a personalized, evidence-based, online prevention intervention program for Alcohol to the community this summer. The program is called eCHECKUP TO GO and is designed to motivate individuals to reduce their consumption of alcohol using personalized information about their own drinking and risk factors. The […]

Legends Restaurant Building Up for Auction

News Release June 30, 2014 Former Seward’s Legends Restaurant Up for Auction  The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has started an online auction to sell the former Legends Restaurant in downtown Seward. GSA will host an open house on Friday, July 11 from 1 – 4 p.m. AKDT and Saturday, […]

Halibut Tournament Update

Halibut Tournament Update

On the final day of the Seward Halibut Tournament, Oleg Gozobohenno from Moscow, Russia, took the lead by bringing in a 312.2 halibut with Captain Andy on the CrackerJack Voyager.  The Seward Halibut Tournament ends at 8pm this evening.  

Deceased Inmate had Physical Altercation with Cellmate

Department of Correction Press Release –  June 30, 2014 On June 29, 2014 at 1:23 am, Correctional Officers at Spring Creek Correctional Center were notified of an unresponsive inmate in his cell. Officers responded and found 29-year old Elihu Gillespie unconscious from injuries he had sustained in a physical altercation […]

Mt Marathon Pasta Feed

 PUBLIC WELCOME! Catch up with your fellow racers and friends while you fuel up for the big day! Featuring pasta with meat or veggie sauce, green salad, fresh rolls from Great Harvest Bread Co., dessert and beverage    Thursday, July 3rd, 5:00-7:00 PM Seward High School $10 per plate   […]

Spring Creek Inmate Death

Spring Creek Inmate Death

Heidi Zemach for SCN- A 29-year old inmate at Spring Creek Correctional Center has died. Eilhu Gillespie was transported to Providence Seward Medical & Care Center in Seward Sunday June 29th early in the morning, where he was pronounced deceased at 2:32 a.m. Soldotna dispatch was first notified of an […]

Walker campaigns to become Alaska Governor

Walker campaigns to become Alaska Governor

Bill Walker, a lifelong Alaskan who describes himself as “a construction worker with a law degree,” is making a serious bid to get on the ballot as an Independent in an attempt to unseat Gov. Sean Parnell, R, and his Democratic challenger, Byron Mallott. Walker secured the unsolicited support of […]

Seward’s finances in great shape

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The City of Seward is in better financial shape than it has been for years, and its individual enterprise funds, those designated for use by each department have healthy balances, with the exception of the wastewater fund. That summarizes the results of an audit of […]

Kenai Fjords National Park Weather Summary – May 2014

Unseasonably warm and dry conditions persisted throughout the month of May providing an early start to the upcoming summer season. Both daytime and nighttime average monthly temperatures were above normal for the month and resulted in a new record high average monthly temperature of 50.9 degrees F, exceeding the previous […]

Celebrate with the Seward Flotilla

Celebrate with the Seward Flotilla

The Seward Flotilla, USCG Auxiliary    invites you to join the membership    in the celebration of 75 years of saving lives in America   on Saturday 28 June 2014 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.   Harbormaster Plaza, 1300 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664   There is no formal program.   […]

Lost Camera

Lost camera and bag outside sealife center. Small red and black fabric bag with Cannon PowerShot (reddish pink color camera). Really want SD card with all my AK pictures. They can contact Seward PD or call 414-581-2097. Reward offer.

Reindeer grabs the spotlight

Reindeer grabs the spotlight

Heidi Zemach for SCN- Tourists to Seward are usually delighted to see bald eagles, or possibly catch a glimpse of a moose or bear off the road. But when Shannon Bodo, a construction worker from Big Lake, rolled into town Tuesday evening with his flatbed trailer with his young reindeer, […]