Articles by: Sarah Fink

Knotek sets a PR at the 2015 Boston Marathon

Knotek sets a PR at the 2015 Boston Marathon

Submitted by Erin Knotek – Earlier today Kevin Knotek of Moose Pass set a Personal Record at the 2015 Boston Marathon with a time of 3:28:14. Congratulations to Kevin!

April 20, 2015 ·
Team Hollywood Celebrity Streetball coming to Seward May 1

Team Hollywood Celebrity Streetball coming to Seward May 1

  For questions, please call Allen McCarty at 491-1095.

April 18, 2015 ·
Beachwalkers & Birders Wanted for a COASST Training Session May 3

Beachwalkers & Birders Wanted for a COASST Training Session May 3

 

April 17, 2015 ·

Opinion: Grocery Tax Public Testimony Denied at Next Assembly Meeting

Written by Tara Kain – Grocery Tax Public Testimony Denied at Next Assembly Meeting There will be no public testimony allowed when Borough Assemblyman Bagley’s Grocery Tax Ordinance is up for reconsideration at the next Assembly meeting on April 21st in Seward. According to the borough clerk’s office, additional public testimony for reconsidered items is not required. The Assembly President […]

April 17, 2015 ·

Seward DMV closed May 4-6

Seward Police Department Public Service Announcement – Seward DMV will be closed Monday – Wednesday May 4, 5, and 6 in order to move to its new location upstairs in City Hall.  The office will reopen on Thursday May 7th.  Please plan your visit accordingly.

April 17, 2015 ·
Public Scoping Notice – Jerome Lake Trickle-dam Removal

Public Scoping Notice – Jerome Lake Trickle-dam Removal

 

April 16, 2015 ·

Coast Guard suspends search after remains of pilot found near Perry Island, Alaska

U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Public Affairs Anchorage Press Release – Date: Apr 15, 2015   ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing pilot near Perry Island in Prince William Sound after his remains were discovered Wednesday evening. The crew of the Alaska State Trooper vessel Churchhill located and recovered the man’s remains and the wreckage of his […]

April 16, 2015 ·
Albatross Bycatch Avoidance in Alaska Longline Fisheries April 24

Albatross Bycatch Avoidance in Alaska Longline Fisheries April 24

April 16, 2015 ·
Summer of Sharks begins at the Alaska SeaLife Center!

Summer of Sharks begins at the Alaska SeaLife Center!

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, Alaska (April 15, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) opens its doors officially to the Summer of Sharks this Friday, April 17th. Headlining the season is the Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago exhibit on loan from the Idaho Museum of Natural History in collaboration with artist Ray Troll. Areas around the […]

April 15, 2015 ·
Golden Eagle Visits the Harbor

Golden Eagle Visits the Harbor

  Brittany Casey Hansen of Seward recently caught a photo of this golden eagle at the Seward Small Boat Harbor. Entered into a photo contest at Alaska.org, you can  support a local photographer here by submitting your vote: http://www.alaska.org/photo-contest/anchorage-airport/entrant/brittany-casey-hansen.

April 15, 2015 ·
Knotek to run Boston Marathon, and it’s not what you think

Knotek to run Boston Marathon, and it’s not what you think

By Erin Knotek – At first glance you might think that the two-time high school state champion and two-time Mt. Marathon Junior Race winner, Miles Knotek is running the Boston Marathon, but he is not. His dad is running the race. Kevin Knotek leaves later this week to compete in the 119th running of the Boston Marathon. Knotek will be […]

April 14, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Work Session April 20

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, April 20, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The topic is US Army Corps of Engineers Salmon Creek Flood Risk Management Section 205 & DCCED Mitigation Projects. For more information contact the SBCFSA Office at 302 […]

April 14, 2015 ·

Seward Music & Arts Festival needs donated sheets

The Seward Music & Arts Festival is in need of flat white and red sheets. A lot of them. Do you have old sheets laying around? Please donate them! Sheets can be dropped off at Mountain View Sports (aka Brown & Hawkins) or we can pick them up.  Contact Stephanie at smillane@gmail.com. Thank you!

April 14, 2015 ·

Poetry Slam Tonight, April 14

Annual Poetry Slam Presented by Aarigaa Writers Collective Tuesday April 14th at 6 p.m. Resurrect Art Coffee House Sign in @ 5:30 p.m. For more information contact Kima Hamilton info@aarigaacollective.com or 907-720-0768 RULES: Open to ages 13-19 There will be 3 Rounds.  Only 1 Poem per round. Each Poem MUST be of the Poet’s own original work Each Poet gets 3, […]

April 14, 2015 ·

Children invited to enter artwork into the 2015 PEEPS Art & Photo Exhibit

The Keen Eye Birders, in conjunction with the 2015 Kenai Birding Festival, invites Kenai Peninsula children, ages 2-17, to enter one or two original artworks in the  May 2015 PEEPS Art and Photo Exhibit at the Kenai Fine Arts Center.     The theme of the exhibit is ‘Peninsula Birds’ and entries must be delivered by 5pm, Saturday, April 25th to the Kenai Fine […]

April 14, 2015 ·
In Memory of Roy Dougherty

In Memory of Roy Dougherty

On March 5, 2015, Roy Dougherty passed away in Seward, Alaska, surrounded by his family and a life-long friend.  He was born on 7/17/1967 in Chico, California to Charles Arthur Dougherty and Lillian Louis Goodwin. Roy treasured the time he spent as a child with his grandparents, Elvyn and Mildred Dougherty on their ranch in Gazelle, CA.   In the early […]

April 13, 2015 ·
Ray Troll comes to the Alaska SeaLife Center

Ray Troll comes to the Alaska SeaLife Center

By Dot Bardarson – The Sea Life Center is mounting a show that changes seasonally.  This year they chose the shark as the subject.  Ricky Deel, the center’s Exhibit designer, has put together an impressive display room using the artistic talents of Ray Troll from Ketchikan. Ray has spent his artistic life studying anything aquatic.  He presents fishy things as […]

April 10, 2015 ·

Opinion: Medicaid Expansion Makes Sense For Alaska

By Mike Navarre, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor – Medicaid Expansion Makes Sense For Alaska Why does it make sense to take on Medicaid expansion in these times of fiscal challenges and diminished budgets?  Aren’t we supposed to be tightening our belts right about now, boring new holes for the buckle so we can draw them even tighter in years to […]

April 10, 2015 ·

Conway Seavey performs at Rez Art on April 12

Conway Seavey in concert Sunday April 12th 4-6 p.m. Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery Free (donation jar) Please join us for some live entertainment, delicious baked goodies, hot coffee and tea! Rain or shine!

April 10, 2015 ·
Grant Lake Draft License Application submitted; public comment period open

Grant Lake Draft License Application submitted; public comment period open

grant lake press release 4-7-15

April 10, 2015 ·
Therapeutic & Adaptive Recreation Conference May 15 & 16

Therapeutic & Adaptive Recreation Conference May 15 & 16

April 10, 2015 ·
SPRD seeks volunteers for the Pink Cheeks Triathlon on May 2

SPRD seeks volunteers for the Pink Cheeks Triathlon on May 2

SPRD is looking for 90 volunteers to host the Pink Cheeks Triathlon May 2. Would you be willing to help? Follow the link below for the sign up sheet. When prompted, enter the code “PINK” for access. Thanks to those already signed up to help. : ) To sign up, go to: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E094EADAB2BA13-pink4/15103123

April 9, 2015 ·

Best of Kenai Fjords National Park tour selected as one of “50 Tours of a Lifetime” by National Geographic Traveler Magazine

Anchorage, AK: Alaska Heritage Tours’ Best of Kenai Fjords National Park tour has been selected as one of National Geographic Traveler magazine’s ninth annual “50 Tours of a Lifetime,” and will be featured in the May 2015 issue and on the National Geographic website: http://ow.ly/LoNVF The five-day package from Anchorage includes two-nights in each destination in Seward, allowing guests to […]

April 9, 2015 ·
Anna Johnson of Seward Windsong Lodge receives Guest Services Manager of the Year Award

Anna Johnson of Seward Windsong Lodge receives Guest Services Manager of the Year Award

Seward, AK:  Anna Johnson of Seward Windsong Lodge has been recognized as the Guest Services Manager of the Year.  Anna was recognized at the Alaska Hotel and Lodging Association at the annual Stars of the Industry Event, January 24, 2015.  This award is open to any Alaska hospitality employees and is voted on by peers in the industry. Seward Windsong […]

April 9, 2015 ·