Articles by: Sarah Fink

SBCFSA regular meeting December 7

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular meeting Monday, December 7th at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Public is welcomed. For more information contact the SBCFSA Office at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 123, 9 am – 3 pm, Monday – Thursday. Please note […]

November 30, 2015 ·
Alaska Delegation Responds to FDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon

Alaska Delegation Responds to FDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon

Alaska Delegation Responds to FDA Approval of GE Salmon Marks First Ever Approval of GE Animal for Human Consumption Washington, D.C. – After years of pushback from consumers, scientific experts and fishing interests, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the first ever “approval for a genetically engineered animal intended for food, AquAdvantage Salmon.” The Alaska Congressional Delegation, […]

November 19, 2015 ·

High Wind Warning Today for Turnagain Arm

From the City Clerk and National Weather Service: HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM AKST THIS EVENING FOR TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS, THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND WARNING,WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM AKST THIS EVENING. LOCATION,ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS. WIND,SOUTHEAST WIND […]

November 19, 2015 ·
Join Bear Creek Fire Department!

Join Bear Creek Fire Department!

Bear Creek Volunteer Fire/EMS includes firefighting but more than that.. we do search & rescue and respond to medical emergencies too which includes cool toys! Bear Creek has a Snowmachine search & rescue team  has toys which include an Polaris 800 RMK, Polaris 700 RMK, Arctic Cat 570 Bearcat & Polaris 900 widetrack with rescue sled.  We also have cool […]

November 17, 2015 ·

SPRD Bulletin

SPRD Bulletin… Auto Tech Turkey Shootout Tip-off: Saturday November 28th at the Seward High Gym. B&C division teams are invited to a double elimination invitational tourney in Seward. Cash prize for the winning team if six teams participate. 1st & 2nd place prizes, team sportsmanship award and all-tournament team MVP. Special rates available at the Breeze Inn and the winning […]

November 13, 2015 ·

Reminder – SNSC Social at 5:30 tomorrow

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Seward Nordic Ski Club Membership Social featuring: 11th Annual Back Country Film Festival Soup, Bread, Beer, Raffle Prizes Saturday, November 14th – 5:30 at the Rae Building We need people to bring soup and baked goods. Thanks for all your help! SNSC

November 13, 2015 ·
HS Booster/Basketball Team Fundraiser

HS Booster/Basketball Team Fundraiser

We’re trying to raise funds to offset the travel, safety, and miscellaneous costs associated with the boys/girls basketball teams.  The teams are traveling as far away as Nome, Sitka, and Valdez this year.  The campaign closes December 1. Purchase your Seahawk Pride shirts and hoodies with the links below. www.booster.com/seward-seahawk-school-pride PDF Flyer of image above Contact Maya Moriarty for more […]

November 13, 2015 ·

Pool scrubbing event for November 22 canceled

The pool scrubbing event for November 22 has been canceled.

November 12, 2015 ·

Obama’s ‘Running Wild with Bear Grylls’ set to air December 17

Save the Date:  Obama’s ‘Running Wild with Bear Grylls’ is set to air on Thursday, December 17 at 10 pm PST on NBC. For more information: http://deadline.com/2015/11/obama-running-wild-bear-grylls-visit-december-17-nbc-1201615755/

November 12, 2015 ·

A Thank You to the Lions Club

A special thank you to the Seward Resurrection Bay Lions Club, a chapter of Lions International!  The Lion’s Club is dedicated to eradicating blindness worldwide and educating the public on early detection and treatment of vision disorders.  Not only did the local chapter make use of their Plus-Optix Vision Screener, they also donated their time and effort to assist in […]

November 12, 2015 ·
Mt. Marathon women’s and men’s race start times to alternate annually

Mt. Marathon women’s and men’s race start times to alternate annually

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – The Mt. Marathon Race Committee has approved several changes that will take effect in the 2016 Mt. Marathon Race. Starting in 2016, women’s and men’s start times will alternate annually. In even-numbered years, the women’s race will be the last event of the day and in odd-numbered years, men will take the last […]

November 10, 2015 ·

Help scrub the pool and earn a $25 punch card

Earn a $25 punch card by scrubbing the sides of the pool. Sun, Nov 22, 6:30 -7:00 pm. High School age and older , who don’t have any physical (scrubbing) impairments can help make the pool shiny and clean in exchange for a $25  pool punch card. We supply the scrub pads, no chemicals used, just your muscle power.

November 10, 2015 ·
Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy perform October 2 & 3

Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy perform October 2 & 3

September 29, 2015 ·

Peninsula Art Guild’s First Thursday October 1

The Peninsula Art Guild’s October First Thursday Reception will take place 6-8pm, Oct.1 at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave., Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall.  Two great exhibits will be celebrated:  Kathy Matta’s “Behind the Mask” and an art quilt group show entitled “Inspired by Books”.   Art center hours are 12-5pm, Wed-Sat.  Call […]

September 28, 2015 ·

2015 Seward Music & Arts Festival Schedule of Events

Friday * September  25th 5-5:45…………..Snow River String Band 6-6:45……………Angels in the Air 7-8………………..Blackwater Railroad Company 8:15-9:15……… Green Tara’s Honky Tonk Smorgasbord 9:30-10:30……The Shoot Dangs 10:45-11:45…  Spider and The Webs 12-1:30………….Wasteland Hop Saturday * September 26th 12-12:45……  League of Extraordinary Jugglers 1-1:45……….. Luna Dance Circle & Gypsy Horizon 2-2:45……….. Elite 9 3-3:45………..Yurapik Drummers and Dance 4-4:45………..Wrick Luv & the Poverty Pimps […]

September 23, 2015 ·
Seward Coal Loading Facility to be idle for the remainder of 2015

Seward Coal Loading Facility to be idle for the remainder of 2015

Aurora Energy Services News Release – Tuesday, September 22, 2015 SEWARD – Aurora Energy Services, LLC, the company operating the Seward Coal Loading Facility on behalf of the Alaska Railroad Corporation, announced today that the facility will be idle for the remainder of 2015. A drop in the world coal market prices have caused a decrease in coal exports from […]

September 23, 2015 ·
ALASKA STATE FIRE CONFERENCE COMES TO SEWARD

ALASKA STATE FIRE CONFERENCE COMES TO SEWARD

The 53rd Annual Alaska Fire Conference will be held in Seward from Monday, Sept. 28 through Saturday, Oct. 3. The Phoenix Chapter of the Alaska State Firefighters Association (ASFA) is hosting the event in Seward for the ASFA and the Alaska Fire Chiefs Association (AFCA). The conference is an annual educational and organizational event providing a chance for firefighters from across the state to […]

September 22, 2015 ·

Absentee voting has begun

Early absentee in person voting begins today in the City Clerk’s Office – bring a form of ID and come vote in the city and/or borough election.  This is a great service to utilize if you can’t make it to the polls on Election Day (October 6, 2015). Absentee voting will occur Monday through Friday, September 21 – October 5 […]

September 22, 2015 ·
Thank you from the Kenai Watershed Forum

Thank you from the Kenai Watershed Forum

Volunteers really do make a difference!   This summer season 180+ volunteers, everyday people like you and me, got together to make a difference on Kenai Peninsula rivers through the Stream Watch program.  This year marks the 21st season for the volunteer driven program with people from across the state of Alaska and right here in our own communities, many […]

September 22, 2015 ·
Utility Service Requests needed by September 25

Utility Service Requests needed by September 25

September 22, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin September 18

SPRD Bulletin September 18

Adult Basketball League First game tip-off: Tue, Oct 6 and Sports & Rec gym games every Tues and Thurs night Oct 6 – Dec 7th. Team Sign-up deadline:  Wed, Sept 30, pay by Thu, Sept 17 for the best deals on player and team fees! First Team fully registered wins a prize! Contact Robert Perea at 224-4054 or rperea@cityofseward.net Racquetball […]

September 21, 2015 ·

Seward Community Library and Museum Joins Smithsonian magazine’s 11th Annual Museum Day Live!

Next week the Seward Community Library and Museum will be participating in Museum Day Live! on Saturday September 26, 2015. This is a nationwide event organized by Smithsonian magazine. The Museum will be offering free admission for the day and will be open for regular Winter Hours from 1:00-5:00pm.   Free Admission on September 26, 2015, with a Downloadable Museum […]

September 21, 2015 ·

In Memory of Anthony Terrence McGonagle

Anthony Terrence McGonagle passed away on August 26, 2015. Born in Wales on December 14, 1953, Anthony also called Texas, Montana, and Seward, Alaska home. Anthony was an accomplished chef who cooked for world and business leaders, to intimate campfire gatherings, to massive catering and camp crews. After his chef days drew to a close, he transitioned into focusing on […]

September 21, 2015 ·

KPB Hazardous Waste Day September 26

Hazardous Waste Collection Day DATE Saturday, September 26, 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 pre-register with Emerald Alaska. Only households with […]

September 21, 2015 ·
KPB Mayor Mike Navarre

Navarre Fiscal Plan Op-Ed

By Borough Mayor Mike Navarre Announcement of the annual Permanent Fund dividend is one of Alaskans’ most anticipated events of the year. Dividends are clearly important to Alaska residents and also have a significant and positive effect on our economy. This year’s anticipated record dividend comes at the same time as Alaska faces its largest budget shortfall in history. Maybe there’s […]

September 20, 2015 ·
Get ready for this year’s Halloween Carnival!

Get ready for this year’s Halloween Carnival!

  Halloween Carnival is Saturday, October 31. We are looking for groups, classes, restaurants, teams, organizations, businesses, troops, departments, families or individuals to help us host a fun-filled night for the entire community. Please consider offering a booth or game.   For booth ideas or more information contact Melanie mhauze@cityofseward.net.    

September 18, 2015 ·