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Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy perform July 31

Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy perform July 31

July 28, 2015 ·
Something to Talk About: Facilitated Dialogue at Kenai Fjords National Park

Something to Talk About: Facilitated Dialogue at Kenai Fjords National Park

Visitors are talking.  There is a new interpretive program in town that is engaging visitors in a new way and allowing them to share their experiences with the ocean and ocean issues.  The first program, titled Our Role in Ocean Stewardship: A Facilitated Dialogue, launched on Friday, June 19, 2015.  The program uses several dialogic techniques to engage participants in a meaningful conversation about the […]

July 28, 2015 ·

Zentangle® Basics Classes taught at Resurrect Art Coffee House on August 1st!

Resurrect Art Coffee House will be hosting two Zentangle® Classes on August 1st. What is Zentangle®? Zentangle® is a mindful and meditative art form for the non-artist and artist alike. Often referred to as ‘Yoga for the brain’, Zentangle® is taught one stroke at a time and anyone can learn this unique drawing method. Spend 2 relaxing hours learning how to draw […]

July 28, 2015 ·

Sister City Welcome Community potluck tonight

Please come welcome our visiting students from our Sister City Obihiro Japan tonight at the Seward Community Library at 6pm. Bring a dish to share. The Sister City student exchange has been going for more than 40 years. Come celebrate and see how your high school student can go next year. Three Seward students will be traveling to Obihiro on […]

July 28, 2015 ·
SENIOR FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM

SENIOR FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM

Eligible low income Alaska seniors age 60 and older can now receive coupons to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers’ markets until October 31, 2015.  Coupons can be redeemed at the Grazing Moose in Seward and at local farmers markets around the state for Alaska-grown fruits and vegetables. Seniors may apply in person at Seward Senior Center Monday through Friday […]

July 28, 2015 ·
After the Blackwater Railroad Concert: Destruction

After the Blackwater Railroad Concert: Destruction

July 28, 2015 News of the July 26 Blackwater Railroad Company Adventure Venue Alaska Mt Marathon Bowl “Hike In, Rock Out” first appeared on July 20 on the Seward City News. “Does an afternoon hike to a pristine outdoor venue to listen and dance to live music sound like a day well spent? Well, this event is for you!” Their […]

July 28, 2015 ·

Woman shoots self after demanding release of inmates from Spring Creek Prison

Location: Seward Case number: AK15059842 Type: Attempted Suicide. Author: HMHO Text: On 7-27-2015 at 1658 hours, AST in Crown Point was dispatched to Spring Creek Correctional Center (SCCC) in Seward for a report of a 31 yoa female who was at the perimeter of SCCC with a gun.  The female stated she would kill herself if the convicted killers were […]

July 28, 2015 ·
Strangled Darlings to play August 1 & 2

Strangled Darlings to play August 1 & 2

With a new album, BOOM STOMP KING, out on July 17th, and a stop in between Salmonfest and a performance in Anchorage, the Strangled Darlings will be performing in Seward on August 1 & 2. The Portland based duo has been compared to David Byrne and Tom Waits performing as a folk duo, but may listeners say they hear similarities with Modest […]

July 27, 2015 ·

Reserve your booth for the 2015 Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

The Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club (KCRC) once again will be organizing the 2015 Seward Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair. KCRC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Seward that provides rowing opportunities for adults and youth in the Seward, Moose Pass and Cooper Landing area. KCRC has held a silent auction at the Arts and Crafts Fair for the past 9 years, […]

July 27, 2015 ·

The Myth of Herbicide Safety in Alaska: How Herbicides Threaten the Health of Fish, Wildlife and People

Statewide teleconference 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Many people believe that if the EPA has approved a particular herbicide then it must be “safe.” Unfortunately, this is far from true. Join this free statewide teleconference for an update on herbicide spraying issues in Alaska and a discussion of the environmental impacts and health effects of herbicides. […]

July 27, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Change of Meeting Dates

During August and September, the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will have a change of meeting dates. The next regular meeting will be held Monday, August 10th at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office  in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The work session will be held August 24th. There will be only one […]

July 27, 2015 ·
US Coast Guard Cutter Healy in Port

US Coast Guard Cutter Healy in Port

After successfully completing their first science mission of the summer, the Healy’s crew is taking a break in Seward before heading back north. Check out the Healy blog at http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/cgchealy/aws15/150721.asp Also in port is the NOAA research vessel Cape Flattery. The crew has been collecting data crucial to sustainable Alaska fisheries in the Gulf of Alaska. http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/newsreleases/2015/stockresearch042815.htm Moored nearby was the floating […]

July 26, 2015 ·
Kenai Crewsers compete at the Moose Nugget Regatta

Kenai Crewsers compete at the Moose Nugget Regatta

  Press Release – Seward’s local rowing club, Kenai Crewsers, traveled to Wasilla last weekend for the Moose Nugget Regatta on Wasilla Lake in Newcomb Park. The Moose Nugget is hosted by Anchorage Rowing Association and is a two day event with dozens of 1000 meter sprint races in many different categories. Four rowing clubs were represented, besides ARA and KCRC, […]

July 26, 2015 ·
Bird’s Eye View of New Projects in Leirer Industrial Zone

Bird’s Eye View of New Projects in Leirer Industrial Zone

 

July 23, 2015 ·

Seward Highway temporary closures planned

Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Release – Seward Highway temporary closures planned Two sections of the highway to close for an hour on specified dates (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — The Seward Highway will close nightly from Mile 52-52.5, just south of the Hope Highway, 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from July 27 through Aug. 27. This closure […]

July 23, 2015 ·
John Craigie to perform July 28

John Craigie to perform July 28

  Press Release – John Craigie, the nomadic singer-songwriter who has spent the past decade continuously touring the U.S., will be returning to Resurrect Art on Tuesday July 28th.  This will be his 3rd time gracing the stage of this lovely venue. A singer, songwriter and storyteller, he stays true to the essence of folk music, and the traditions of the […]

July 23, 2015 ·

Job opening at AVTEC

The Department of Labor & Workforce Development, AVTEC-Alaska’s Institute of Technology, is recruiting for a Learning Resources Instructor. Duties include: Classroom instruction for math classes to support AVTEC training programs. Create, revise, and update math curriculum for all math classes as needed. Work with training area instructors to schedule classes and keep curriculum updated for training program needs. Support new […]

July 22, 2015 ·

Thank You from the Baby Welcome Wagon

July 20, 2015   Dear Editor, SeaView Community Services Infant Learning Program would like to thank the Seward Area Quilters and Resurrection Bay Baptist Church Quilters, as well as a few individuals, for their kind donations of more than 70 quilts this past year for the Baby Welcome Wagon program. Baby Welcome Wagon is for parents of all new babies […]

July 21, 2015 ·
A Day in the Life of a Student Conservation Association (SCA) Intern at Kenai Fjords National Park

A Day in the Life of a Student Conservation Association (SCA) Intern at Kenai Fjords National Park

I wake up every day and walk outside into a postcard. Kenai Fjords National Park is one of the most spectacular natural places I have ever seen. I graduated in December from San Diego State University and I was positive that an intern position through the Student Conservation Association (SCA) was my next step in my journey.  After many applications, […]

July 21, 2015 ·

Environmental Assessment Open for Public Review and Comment: Herman Leirer (Exit Glacier) Road Flood Mitigation Project

An Environmental Assessment (EA) for flood mitigation work on the Herman Leirer Road (formerly known as the Exit Glacier Road) is now available for public review and comment.  The comment period closes August 17, 2015. Annual seasonal flooding of the NPS-managed road from milepost seven to eight has resulted in temporary road closures, public safety concerns, as well as road […]

July 21, 2015 ·
Friday and Saturday Vacation Bible School At Seward Methodist Church

Friday and Saturday Vacation Bible School At Seward Methodist Church

July 21, 2015 ·

FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR PASTOR NITZ

The Seward community is saying farewell to Pastor Ron Nitz & his wife, Jackie, during an open house on Sunday, July 26, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, lower level, 11:00am to 1:00pm.  Stop by and extend your wishes as they prepare to leave Seward.

July 21, 2015 ·
Shhh! Pappy’s 80th Surprise Birthday Party July 25

Shhh! Pappy’s 80th Surprise Birthday Party July 25

  Join Pappy’s family and friends as they celebrate his 80th birthday with a surprise party at the Branson Pavilion on July 25 from 4-8PM.

July 21, 2015 ·

Hazardous Waste Collection Day July 25

Hazardous Waste Collection Day DATE Saturday, July 25, 2015 TIME 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ADT WHERE Seward Transfer Facility 3200 Dimond Seward, AK AGE RANGE All Ages COST Free to households; fees charged to commercial disposers CONTACT INFO Emerald Alaska (877) 375-5040 Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste Dept (907) 262-9667 NOTES This event is for households and small businesses. All businesses are required to […]

July 21, 2015 ·
Blackwater Railroad Company plays in the Mt. Marathon Bowl this Sunday.

Blackwater Railroad Company plays in the Mt. Marathon Bowl this Sunday.

  Does an afternoon hike to a pristine outdoor venue to listen and dance to live music sound like a day well spent?  Well, this event is for you! This Sunday, Blackwater Railroad Company is throwing its first Adventure Venue Alaska event, bringing the love of music and adventure together under one umbrella. With the help and cooperation of the […]

July 20, 2015 ·
Museum Assessment Public Reception July 29

Museum Assessment Public Reception July 29

Museum Assessment Program Press Release – The Seward Community Library & Museum has the honor of housing and caring for the unique collections of the Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Seward Community Library Association. In order to better serve as stewards of these local history and heritage materials, we are participating in an Organizational Assessment as part of the […]

July 20, 2015 ·