Author: suemcclure

Wada Statue Dedication Friday September 23

The official dedication of the Jujiro Wada statue, erected this summer, will be held Friday September 23 at 1 PM.  The statue, located on the bike path at 6th and Railway, was commissioned by the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers and sculpted by Pat Garley and Colleen Wake of Arctic Fires […]

Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour Tuesday June 21

Please join us for the 11th annual RBHS Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour this Tuesday, June 21st, beginning at 10:30 PM at the American Legion cemetery, behind the Chamber of Commerce.  Lee Poleske and his assistant, Sue McClure, will lead the group through 10-11 grave-sites, reading obituaries from local newspapers.  The […]

Historic Walking Tour June 4

To celebrate National Trails Day, the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers are sponsoring a historic walking tour along the first mile of the Iditarod National Historic Trail.  The tour will start in the plaza in front of the SeaLife Center at 7 P.M. on Saturday, June 4, and last about one […]

Seward Community Choir Concert May 5

  You are cordially invited to the spring concert of the Seward Community Choir on Thursday, May 5th at 7 PM at the Rae Building Auditorium, located at the bottom of 3rd Avenue, across from Sea View Plaza. The concert is free, but a donation of a food item for […]

Community Choir Concert December 10th

The Seward Community Choir will be offering it’s Christmas concert Thursday December 10, at 7 PM at the Rae Building Auditorium.  This free concert will feature the 35+ member local choir performing a variety of seasonal pieces.  Please bring a can of food for the food pantry if possible, and stay […]

Borough Assembly Report

13 October 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   This will be my final report, as I have term-limited out as of tonight. Brandii Holmdahl received 53.5% of the October 6 election votes, winning the District 6 seat to replace me. I want to thank both of the […]

Iditarod Trail History Video Premiere

Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers will present a premiere showing of the new video, “Iditarod National Historic Trail, A History” on Thursday October 15 at 7 PM in the Library Museum Community Room. The video, produced by Russ Weston for the Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance, tells the story of the trail, […]

Borough Assembly Meeting Report

15 September 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly met in Homer, after a tour and dinner at the South Peninsula Hospital. The quarterly report for that hospital was presented at the 6 PM meeting. Several appropriation ordinances were approved, including $9.5 million […]

Want to Sing? Community Choir resumes Thursday

Seward’s Community Choir will begin fall rehearsals Thursday 6-7:30 PM at the Seward United Methodist Church, across from the fire hall.  All singers high school age and up are welcome.  Rehearsals will be held each Thursday from 6-7:30 PM, with a concert on December 10.  If you have questions, contact […]

Borough Assembly Meeting Report

1 September 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   This was a fairly short meeting, ending before 8 PM. We heard the quarterly report for the KPB School District from Superintendent Sean Dusek. His report is available on the borough website, but the highlights include a slight rise […]

Borough Assembly Report

18 August 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   The borough assembly met only once this month, and it was a fairly short (3 hour) meeting. Mayor Navarre reported that the trip to Japan by several from the borough was a great success. The Health Care Task Force […]

Borough Assembly Report

28 July 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   We dealt with a variety of issues at the second July meeting. Several ordinances, sponsored by Assembly member Johnson, involved changing service area boundaries, none in the East Peninsula district. We passed by unanimous consent one which expanded the […]

Borough Assembly Report

7 July 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   There were two major ordinances up for public hearing at the July 7 meeting. One, Ordinance 2015-09 that would have raised the sales tax maximum per sale to $1000 was tabled, pending an upcoming review of the entire tax […]

Solstice Cemetery Walk June 21

Please join us for a walk through history on Sunday June 21 for the 10th annual Solstice Cemetery Walk, sponsored by the Resurrection Bay Historical Society.  We begin at 10:30 PM at the American Legion cemetery, and for about an hour Lee Poleske will take us through a tour of […]

Borough Assembly Report

16 June 2015 Borough Assembly Report By Sue McClure   The second June meeting of the Borough Assembly ended at nearly midnight, with a room full of people testifying on several ordinances. The “main event” was Ordinance 2015-14, which would delete much of the area protected by the anadromous fish […]

Borough Assembly Report

2 June 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   The borough assembly passed the fiscal year 2016 budget, with one major amendment. The school district funding was raised by $2,238,432, funding to the “Cap” of $48,238,432 for the first time in several years. Assembly member Gilman proposed the […]