By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Before I die I want to… hug a bear, go to law school, save my marriage, have a child, see the Aurora Borealis. The precious hopes and aspirations of 146 people in Seward were colorfully chalked onto a large public art board on the Seward Harbormaster’s office in the first two days since it went […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Seward City Council is likely to easily pass a resolution at tonight’s (Tuesday, May 26th) meeting affirming...
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — Jim Richardson of Cooper Landing and Anchorage retired from the board of the Community Association of...
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The rain let up by late morning Monday, May 25th at the American Legion Cemetery in Seward as a couple hundred...
Recent News & Information
Please review the “Draft Interim Integrated Feasibility Report, Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact” for the Alaska District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ flood control project at Salmon Creek, near Seward, Alaska. The project’s public notice is also attached and provides instructions on how to access the report on the Corps’ web site and how to submit written […]
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge News Release – May 27, 2015 – Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate the Grand Opening of your new Visitor Center on Saturday, May 30, from 1:00- 5:00pm. At the top of Ski Hill Road in Soldotna, the new Visitor Center sits tucked into the hillside surrounded by boreal forest. The building features a sod roof, […]
CITY OF SEWARD POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT The City of Seward is hiring a Library Museum Technician. This is a regular, full-time position, with benefits, paying $15.57/hr. Performs difficult and complex tasks based upon detailed knowledge of particular library, museum and information technology functions. Responsible for quality control of library museum records. Manages and implements interlibrary loan, notary and passport agency procedures. […]
Seward, AK: 06 JUN – 10 JUN 2015 Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) is hosting yet another great event for Purple Heart recipients in Seward, AK. The WWIA in conjunction with Host John Moline, owner of Kenai Fjords Bed and Breakfast and President of INN and OUT Charters, Inc. is proud to offer the 2nd annual WWIA Alaska Halibut […]
The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting at 6:00 pm, Monday, June 1, 2015. The agenda includes Permits for Review KRC11289 Williams Construction of New Home, Letters from Zimmerman and Murkawsky/Mezirow Regarding Lost Creek, Proposal to Gather and Collect GPS Control, Establishing June and July Work Session Topics, and Informational Item Public Notice of Change […]
Firefighters battle 61-acre blaze near Hope, Alaska. See the Peninsula Clarion for more information. http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-22/firefighters-battle-61-acre-blaze-near-hope
CIRI Alaska Tourism News Release – The world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, has once again awarded Kenai Fjords Tours and Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge with their prestigious Award of Excellence. Only 10 percent of worldwide businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious accolade, which honors hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments consistently achieving outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. To […]
Resurrection Bay Historical Society will be hosting the opening of a new Seward Museum exhibit on Thursday, May 28 from 7-8 p.m. The exhibit highlights “Brown & Hawkins” and “Urbachs,” two Seward businesses that have served residents and non-residents alike for 100 years. Please join us for this special event. An RBHS membership meeting will follow at 8 p.m.
They did it! The Class of 2015 graduated last week and with the support of the community many of them will be continuing their education in the fall. Local donations totaled a remarkable $57,775.00! We would like to thank all of the businesses and staff that contributed scholarships to the senior class: Seward Businesses Scholarships Active Abilities Alaska SeaLife […]
Portage Transport is seeking a full time, year around van truck driver. Must have a class B CDL with ability to attain a haz mat endorsement. Must be detail orientated, able to handle high stress situation, ability to make customer service first priory, clean driving record, clean criminal history and able to pass drug testing. Pay is DOE, competitive to […]
Sales and Cafe Agent This position is responsible for Front of House Reservations and Ticketing functions, Customer Service and Sales of all admission, tours, encounters, as well as visitor information capture and completion of the annual Visitor Survey. Café functions include taking and fulfilling orders in a timely, accurate and friendly manner, as well as cleaning and stocking of inventory. […]
The Seward Paddling Association is excited to announce that this year’s season kick-off pot luck will be this coming Friday, May 29! Everyone is welcome to attend… let’s celebrate the 2015 summer! When : Friday, May 29 2015 at 7:00 pm Where : The waterfront pavilion in Seward Why : To celebrate the summer & our love of water sports… […]
Shortly after 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, two small vehicles collided violently in Moose Pass on the Seward Highway. State Troopers, USDA Forest Service law enforcement and units of Moose Pass and Bear Creek emergency medical services rushed to the scene and rendered aid.
United States Coast Guard District 17, Alaska News Release – Coast Guard, agency partners respond to fuel spill in Cook Inlet, Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Personnel from the Coast Guard, Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Department of Conservation, Bureau of Indian Affairs and Cook Inlet Regional Citizen Advisory Council are responding to a report of a […]
Thank You! On behalf of all of us at KCHU, our listeners & the Board of Directors, Thank You! A sincere thanks to the many new & renewing members who pledged during our spring drive! We almost reached $20,000. The Spring drive was one of the most successful in the past many years thanks to supporters like you! The House budget has […]
The Dixon/Holden Memorial Tonsina 5K Race will be held in May this year, on Sunday, May 31 at 10:00 am. In lieu of a registration fee, donations are accepted which go to endowments set up in memory of Jerry Dixon and his nephew, mountaineer Seth Holden. For all details, please go to dixonholden5k.weebly.com, or call Kipp Dixon at 362-1270. Family friendly event!
The memorial for Roy Dougherty is today at the Branson Pavilion near the waterfront playground from 2-11 PM.
The Library’s temporary hours will be in place until we are fully staffed. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the limited evening hours. The earthquake movie, “Waves Over Seward” will begin its seasonal screening on Tuesday, May 26th. The film will be shown Monday thru Saturday at 2:00 PM. The Museum admission fee of $5 includes entry to the film. […]
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to Public Use Regulations for Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Press Release – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to Public Use Regulations for Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Rule aims to balance public use and safety with resource conservation May 20, 2015 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today published a proposed rule that maintains protections for the world-class natural resources of the Kenai […]
Alaska Interagency Coordination Center News Release – May 20, 2015 Fairbanks, Alaska — With extreme fire danger levels around much of the state and no relief in sight heading into the Memorial Day Weekend, wildfire officials in Alaska urge extreme caution with any kind of activity that could spark a wildfire. Lack of precipitation this spring and hot, dry weather […]
Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge and Resurrection Roadhouse at Seward Windsong Lodge Earn Wine Spectator Award of Excellence again
CIRI Alaska Tourism Press Release – May 19, 2015 Once again, the carefully selected wine collections and culinary creations of Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge and Resurrection Roadhouse at Seward Windsong Lodge have won the nod of approval for the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. Since 1981, Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Awards has recognized the world’s best wine lists. Restaurant establishments […]
“The Dirty Hands” live at Resurrect Art Coffee House Sunday May 24th at 7:00 p.m. $10 at the door The Dirty Hands describe themselves as “displaced Georgians, mostly” adding that their sound is influenced by “yesterday and days before it.” To the layman, however, The Dirty Hands could easily be lumped in the Alt-Country genre whilst teetering on a Tom Waitsian abyss. […]
By proud mom Heidi Zemach for SCN – I expected to be more emotional. After all, my last child was graduating high school. But instead I felt an overwhelming sense of relief, both for myself and my husband, and for Hannah and her 50 classmates for making it through. The thrill was tinged with dread for what their futures lives […]
Recognized as a Top Performing Tour Company as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site Seward, Alaska – May 21, 2015 –Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler […]
The Seward Arts Council is thrilled to bring one of Shakespeare’s most tragic plays to Seward. Macbeth just finished a three week run at Cyrano’s Playhouse with rave reviews and packed houses. The show will travel to Seward and perform on June 6th at 8pm and June 7th at 4pm at the Seward High School Theater. Admission is $15 for […]
Every Hero Has a Story is Seward Community Library’s Summer Reading Program theme for preschool and elementary school students. Families are invited to the annual Kick-Off Party on Saturday, May 30th from Noon-2:00pm for free food & fun! This program, coordinated in partnership with the Seward/Moose Pass Imagination Library, provides a fun way to include reading and related activities in […]