Articles by: Sarah Fink

Seward’s Denali Foldager makes headlines in the Alaska Dispatch News

Read the article at the Alaska Dispatch News here: http://www.adn.com/article/20140723/denali-foldager-running-road-recovery

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
16th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run Supports Alaska SeaLife Center’s Wildlife Response Program

16th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run Supports Alaska SeaLife Center’s Wildlife Response Program

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, AK – July 23, 2014 –The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its 16th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run/Walk on Saturday, August 2. The fundraiser supports the rescue and rehabilitation mission of the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. This has been a busy year for the stranding program, admitting one spotted seal, two sea otter […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Brewers & Doers Tonight, July 24

Brewers & Doers Tonight, July 24

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Matt Hopper & Peter Piek perform at the Res Art July 28

Matt Hopper & Peter Piek perform at the Res Art July 28

  Matt Hopper and German painter/musician Peter Piek will perform at the Res Art on July 28 at 7PM. Tickets are $10 at the door. Matt Hopper is a singer/songwriter and guitarist for The Roman Candles. He began playing guitar in high school near Hatcher Pass, AK. The Roman Candles has included over 100 members since inception in the late 90s. Hopper […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SBCFSA Regular Board Meeting August 4

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The agenda includes FY15 DCCED $500,000.00 Grant, Discussion on funding projects and priorities FY2015, Saw Mill Creek and a local projects update. Meeting agendas are available at the […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Hazardous Waste Collection Day July 26

Hazardous Waste Collection Day DATE Saturday, July 26, 2014 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) 375-5040Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste Dept (907) 262-9667 NOTES This event is for households and small businesses.All businesses are required to pre-register with Emerald Alaska. […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Opportunity to see Sea Otters at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Opportunity to see Sea Otters at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release  Seward, AK – July 17, 2014 – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is currently caring for three young adult sea otters rescued through its Wildlife Response Program. All three otters were rescued from Homer, AK on separate dates: MoJoe in June 2010, Agnes in April 2013, and Aurora in September 2013. All were originally stranded […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
John Craigie & Leah Jones to perform at the Res Art July 21

John Craigie & Leah Jones to perform at the Res Art July 21

John Craigie and Leah Jones will perform at the Res Art Coffee House on Monday, July 21, at 7PM. Tickets are $10 at the door. According to his website at http://www.johncraigiemusic.com, “For the past decade, John Craigie has ‘lived the life romantic’ of a continuously touring folk-singer, taking his unique musical style across the United States and the world. A […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Bluegrass Camp For Kids staff presents Bandfest July 11

Bluegrass Camp For Kids staff presents Bandfest Seward Brewing Company Date: Friday, July 11th   Staff in town teaching at the Seward Bluegrass Camp For Kids will be performing with their very own bands for the general public at the upstairs portion of the Seward Brewery Friday evening:   Time:              7:00pm – 7:45pm - American Nomad (Oakland, CA)             8:00pm – 8:45pm - Eli […]

by · July 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SBCFSA Regular Meeting July 7th

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting Monday, July 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The agenda includes a letter from FEMA to Mayor Navarre, a Flood Hazard Mapping Fact Sheet from FEMA for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, and a local projects […]

by · July 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward High School Reunion

The Seward High School Class of 1974 is having their 40-year reunion this Saturday, July 5th at The Resurrection Roadhouse from 4-6PM. The reunion will then open up to include everyone who attended Seward High School any time in the 1970′s. Please come and join in the fun, and be sure to spread the word!

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Mount Marathon Race/4th of July Schedule of Events

Mount Marathon Race/4th of July Schedule of Events

Independence Day Celebration Schedule of Events Thursday July 3rd 12 – 8 PM Food & Crafts booths open on Adams Street 5 – 8 PM Bib pick-up at Seward High School 7:00 PM Auction for Men’s and Women’s Race at SHS 7:45 PM Mt. Marathon Race® Safety Meeting at Seward High School Midnight Spectacular Fireworks by Lantis Fireworks on the […]

by · July 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Opinion: Repeal the “Giveaway” on August 19

Submitted by Bjørn Olson - Why I am against SB 21 and believe we need to repeal the ‘giveaway’ this August 19th. I am from and therefore of Alaska. What I know about life, the world and living has been acquired while existing almost exclusively in Alaska. In other words, Alaska has shaped me and as I grow into stages of […]

by · July 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Subway Tri-Harder-Thon July 26

Subway Tri-Harder-Thon July 26

SUBWAY Tri-Harder-Thon Sat, July 26th! Seward’s Own Adventure Triathlon…5 Mile Kayak, 6.3 Mile Run & 18.6 Mile Bike, to sign up for this EPIC Race go to www.signmeup.com/99270 Race starts at9am on Kenai Lake at Primrose Campground/Day Use area (Mile 18 of the Seward Hwy). Sign up early for best rates, sorry no on-site registrations. Water portion: Kayak 2.5 miles out and 2.5 back on […]

by · July 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·
New Seward business offers organic, handcrafted skin products

New Seward business offers organic, handcrafted skin products

Hello! We are Jacob and Shannon, the founders of a new small business in Seward, Midnight Sun Organics. We make handcrafted, 100% organic skincare for the whole family! All of our products come in awesome biodegradable containers! Our beard elixir oil and candles are in glass containers which can be recycled or reused. We are trying to be as sustainable as possible […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·
SPRD Bulletin June 30

SPRD Bulletin June 30

This week was a great opportunity to participate and learn soccer skills in the British Soccer Camp.  More than 50 of Seward’s youth came to participate in the British Soccer Camp and increased their athletic abilities and soccer skills.  Challenger Sports sent three great coaches to Seward from England and Ireland.  Thank you to John, Michael, and Matt, who are the […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Fourth of July Fire Prevention

Department of Natural Resources Press Release – June 30, 2014 (Fairbanks, AK) – Wildfires are frequently ignited by recreational activities during the Fourth of July weekend. We are fortunate this year that rainfall throughout much of the state has decreased the immediate fire danger.  Still, outdoor fire safety must be considered as we approach the Fourth of July. Remember, fuels […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for board opening

Department of Natural Resources Press Release – June 30, 2014 (Anchorage, AK) – The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is seeking candidates to fill an open board position representing northwestern Alaska on the Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board (ORTAB). Applicants should have special knowledge, experience and interest in outdoor recreation and grant-funded programs. The primary role of the ORTAB is […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·

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, July 12 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. AKDT. The […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·
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.  

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·

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 with his 25 year old cellmate, Jason Rak.  Emergency Medical […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Two cats missing from Dora Way

Two cats missing from Dora Way

(Right) Young, small female brindle cat with short, kinked tail. (left) Young, medium-sized female calico cat with mostly white fur. If you have seen these cats, please call 907-422-7192

by · June 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Analyses Confirms that Alaska’s Seafood is Safe from Fukushima Radiation

Analyses Confirms that Alaska’s Seafood is Safe from Fukushima Radiation

State of Alaska Joint Press Release -  June 27, 2014 JUNEAU — The Alaska departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Health and Social Services (DHSS) have received results from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on radiation testing of Alaska seafood. The results confirm information from federal, State and international agencies that seafood in the North Pacific and Alaska waters […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·
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.   Do join us for a piece of cake   The […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·

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.

by · June 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·
AVTEC Graduates Culinary & Heavy Equipment/Diesel Students

AVTEC Graduates Culinary & Heavy Equipment/Diesel Students

AVTEC held a graduation for students in the Culinary and Heavy Equipment/Diesel programs on June 20. Congratulations!

by · June 25, 2014 · 0 comments ·
SPRD Bulletin June 23

SPRD Bulletin June 23

Seeking Master Gardeners or Landscape Architects for Small Park projects The City of Seward is seeking one-page proposals from qualified gardeners to submit ideas and install park or garden projects the summer of 2014. Interested gardeners should include program ideas, resources and proposed, detailed budget. Seward Parks & Recreation is seeking small projects such as maintainable rock gardens or similar […]

by · June 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·

A Day of Ukulele Immersion in Seward & Live Performance

A Day of Ukulele Immersion in Seward For all wanna be ukulele players a day of ukulele immersion on June 28th 2014 Ukulele Russ from Fairbanks will be giving two workshops: Beginners 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Beginners Plus 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm Each session is $20 or $30 for both To register contact Dan at dkoliver@alaska.edu (please put ukulele in the subject line) Live […]

by · June 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·