Articles by: Sarah Fink

Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members

Alaska Department of Natural Resources News Release – March 26, 2015   Alaska Community Forest Council seeks new members (Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Community Forest Council is seeking to fill six council seats in 2015. The council is a nonprofit organization and advisory body to the Division of Forestry that works to improve Alaskans’ quality of life by expanding […]

March 28, 2015 ·
Special City Council Meeting Notice

Special City Council Meeting Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet in a special meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of:   Resolution 2015-026, Appropriating $300,000 From The Capital Project Fund As Match And Project Funds Towards Completing The Work Identified In The Roads Priority List That Is To Be Funded Using Statewide Transportation […]

March 28, 2015 ·

Seward’s 1st Friday of the year on April 3

Seward’s 1st Friday season is beginning early this year!  Please join us Friday April 3rd from 6-8PM to view the exhibits, catch up with friends, and enjoy refreshments.   Sew-n Bee Cozy:  Deb Crosby~Local designer of Quilts Resurrect Art:  J. Jason Lazarus:  Stories fading fast~Remnants of the Alaskan Goldrush Eight Arms Printing Company:  Instagram Art Show~various artists Zudy’s Cafe:  Emily Brockman~original […]

March 27, 2015 ·

Testify on Medicaid Expansion on March 28

From the Seward Legislative Information Office – Testify on Medicaid Expansion on March 28   Saturday, March 28; 3 to 6 pm, The House Health and Social Services Committee will be taking public testimony on the Governor’s Medicaid Expansion Bill HB 148.      The Seward Legislative Information Office will be open to accommodate you. Three ways to make your thoughts known: 1) […]

March 27, 2015 ·
Burn permits required starting April 1

Burn permits required starting April 1

Alaska Department of Natural Resources News Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 (FAIRBANKS, AK) – Alaska’s wildland fire season officially begins on April 1, and on this date, burn permits will become necessary for the open burning of brush, grass, slash and yard debris. State law requires burn permits for open burning from April 1 to August 31. […]

March 27, 2015 ·

Local Radio Open House at Chamber

Open House for Local Radio ~ Kenai Mountains Public Media When:  Wednesday, Mar. 25th, 5:30 pm  Where:  Seward Chamber of Commerce, 2001 Seward Hwy Come on in and check out what is happening with your local radio!

March 25, 2015 ·

Alaska native grass, grain, and flower seed sale begins on April 15

Alaska Department of Natural Resources News Release – (Palmer, AK) – The Alaska Plant Materials Center will host its annual sale of foundation and selected classes of native grass, grain, and flower (forb) seeds beginning on April 15 and continuing through the production season that is expected to close in September. This annual sale enables Alaska growers to produce and […]

March 25, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Regular Meeting April 6

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular board meeting Monday, April 6, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The agenda includes Spring Newsletter, Permits for Review CIAA Bear Lake Stream Realignment and Bear Lake Weir Time Extension, Upward Bound Project, and Permitting & Agency Information […]

March 24, 2015 ·
Mount Marathon Race Registration Ends March 31st!

Mount Marathon Race Registration Ends March 31st!

March 24, 2015 ·
Trajectory to perform March 27 & 28

Trajectory to perform March 27 & 28

Trajectory will perform this weekend, March 27 & 28, beginning at 9PM at the Yukon Bar. For more information about this band, please visit https://www.facebook.com/trajectoryband.

March 24, 2015 ·

Avalanche Hazard Reduction on Seward Hwy Milepost 96-100 Tuesday, March 24

From the AK 511 Twitter Feed – On Tuesday, March 24, there will be Avalanche Hazard Reduction on SEWARD HIGHWAY from MILEPOST 96 to MILEPOST 100. Crews will be firing live artillery rounds up to Penguin Ridge above Bird Flats for the purpose of improving existing blind fire shot points. Motorists should expect intermittent delays up to 45 minutes between […]

March 23, 2015 ·

Monthly PTSA Meeting March 24

Just a reminder that Tuesday the 24th is our monthly membership at the Elementary school library starting at 6:30.

March 23, 2015 ·
Missing Dog, Newfoundland/Pit Bull named “Spidy”

Missing Dog, Newfoundland/Pit Bull named “Spidy”

Update 3/25/15: Spidy has been found and returned to his owner. Spidy was last seen 3 days ago behind Pacific Park apartments wearing green camo and an Alaskan made collar. Spidy is big for his age, only maybe 9 months. If seen, please call 599-0205 or the Seward Animal Shelter at 224-7495.

March 22, 2015 ·
Bell in the Woods B&B Open House!

Bell in the Woods B&B Open House!

We are re-opening for the 2015 summer season. Bell in the Woods was originally built in 1997 by a local family and designed to be a bed and breakfast, the house is ideally suited for guests and was successfully run as a b&b for 12 years by the Woods family and then the Ray family. After 5 years of enjoying […]

March 7, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin March 6

SPRD Bulletin March 6

SPRD Bulletin… Monday March 3rd Seward Parks & Recreation held the end of season recreational volleyball tourney here at the AVTEC Gym. 5 teams competed for the 1st and 2nd place title. Gold Diggers proved to be worthy contenders taking the Gold with some close matches against the VJAYS who took 2nd place. Thank you to all the teams that […]

March 6, 2015 ·
AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training in Seward April 14-19

AMSEA Marine Safety Instructor Training in Seward April 14-19

March 6, 2015 ·
Forest Service Firewood Availability Mid-Summer

Forest Service Firewood Availability Mid-Summer

March 5, 2015 ·
15th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner April 11

15th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner April 11

AVTEC’s Alaska Culinary Academy cordially invites you to an elegant evening of fine dining at our 15th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner on Saturday, April 11 at the Alaska Culinary Academy, 518 Third Avenue in the banquet room. No host bar and silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Featuring cuisine prepared by the culinary academy […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Seward Hwy MP 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project – 75% Plan Review

Seward Hwy MP 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project – 75% Plan Review

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will rehabilitate and improve the safety of 5.5 miles of the Seward Highway between the communities of Moose Pass and Seward, Alaska. 75% Review Plan Set New on the Website DOT&PF recently reached a 75% completion level for the Seward Highway MP 17- […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Two SHS Students Headed to Juneau for Week of Civic Engagement

Two SHS Students Headed to Juneau for Week of Civic Engagement

Alaska Center for the Environment News Release – The annual Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) Civics & Conservation Summit is a youth leadership training that brings teens from diverse regions of the state together to build skills in civic action, issue analysis, advocacy and statewide leadership through high-impact civic engagement lessons. In addition to the training, the youth delegates […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Mourns Loss of Steller Sea Lion

Alaska SeaLife Center Mourns Loss of Steller Sea Lion

Alaska SeaLife Center News Release – Seward, Alaska (March 5, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is saddened to announce the loss of Sugar, a 21-year-old female Steller sea lion. Despite efforts of ASLC Animal Care and Veterinary staff, Sugar was humanely euthanized after complications with bone degeneration on March 4. As a result of Sugar’s mature age, veterinarians […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Seward Highway Fugitive Captured

Seward Highway Fugitive Captured

Alaska State Troopers Press Release – On 3/2/15 the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force was asked by Soldotna Troopers, to look for and arrest 32 year old Andre Tanner, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant stemming from a pursuit that occurred on 2/28/15 from Soldotna to mile 52 of the Seward Highway. On 3/4/15 at 1045 hours, the US […]

March 4, 2015 ·

IMPORTANT REMINDERS for the 2015 Mount Marathon Race®!

Seward Chamber of Commerce News Release – Seward, Alaska March 4, 2015 –  THE RACE IS ON TO REGISTER! The Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau reminds you that registration for the 88th Running 2015 Mount Marathon Race® officially closes as of Midnight, MARCH 31st, 2015!!! Absolutely no late registrations will be accepted and all payments must be completed. […]

March 4, 2015 ·
Seward PTSA Regular Meeting Today, March 4

Seward PTSA Regular Meeting Today, March 4

Please join us as the Seward PTSA regular meeting agenda is addressed by the Executive Board & those Seward PTSA members attending. Our last regular meeting was cancelled due to lack of a quorum on a busy Seward evening. Attached is the Seward Middle School field grant application submitted to the Seward Community Foundation for member review at the meeting […]

March 4, 2015 ·