Announcements

Albatross Bycatch Avoidance in Alaska Longline Fisheries April 24

Albatross Bycatch Avoidance in Alaska Longline Fisheries April 24

April 16, 2015 ·
Pet First Aid Class Next Week

Pet First Aid Class Next Week

  Summer is coming!  Do you know what to do if your pet gets into kerfuffle with a porcupine or caught in an old snare?  What’s the safest way to pick up your cat if they are in pain? What are some essentials in a pet first aid kit? We’ll cover all of that and more!  Two classes are being […]

April 15, 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 ·

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board and Permitting Day

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 15, 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 ·

Permitting & Agency Information Day April 16th, 10am-2pm

To be held at KM Rae Bldg., 125 Third Ave. The City of Seward, Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area, Kenai Peninsula Borough, State, and Federal agency representatives will be available to assist with your permit application, summer project and provide information on: Planning, Permitting, Flood Risk Prevention, Updated Building Codes, Floodplain Management, National Flood Insurance Program, Fisheries & Wildlife Management, […]

April 14, 2015 ·

Seward Highway is now clear

UPDATE: 11:48AM Highway is clear. Jack-knifed semi has been removed.   From Alaska 511 Traveler Information – There has been accident on the Seward Highway south of Girdwood. Traffic is backed up. We will update the 511 with more information as soon as we get it.

April 14, 2015 ·

Introduction to Rowing April 28

Would you like to learn about rowing? Introduction to Rowing, an informational only meeting. Tuesday, April 28th 6:30 to approximately 8:00 p.m. at Rez Art Coffee House Learn to Row Class: $90 Saturday and Sunday May 30th & 31st 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. at Bear lake Includes free novice practices June 2nd, 4th & 6th Go to […]

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 ·

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 ·
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 ·
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 ·

Alaska State Parks Seward Citizen Advisory Board meets April 14

The Alaska State Parks Seward Citizens Advisory Board will meet at the AVTEC Culinary Arts building on April 14th from 5pm-7pm, in the Banquette room located on the third floor, and the public is always encouraged to attend.   

April 8, 2015 ·
Used Book Sale, Saturday, April 18

Used Book Sale, Saturday, April 18

Friends of the Seward Library are having the first used books sale in the new facility! All proceeds go to library programs. Saturday, April 18, 2015. There is still time to bring us your used books! (If you do it soon!) Seeking volunteers to help with our sale. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a48afaa2ca5f85-used See our website for more information: www.friendsofsclm.org The used books are […]

April 7, 2015 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Announces New Science Director

Alaska SeaLife Center Announces New Science Director

Alaska SeaLife Center News Release – Seward, Alaska (April 7, 2015) – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Markus Horning as Science Director effective July 13, 2015. He will succeed Dr. Tuula Hollmén who has chosen to return to a full time research position at the Center following five years as Science Director. […]

April 7, 2015 ·

Community Ice Rink for Seward

Community Meeting Monday, April, 20th at Seward Elementary School Library.  Meeting begins at 6:00 pm and is open to all interested persons.  The meeting is to assess interest in a Community Ice Rink.  There will be a presentation by 6th grader, Max Pfeiffenberger who has been working on a project to attain an ice rink for Seward.  After the presentation […]

April 6, 2015 ·
Proposed reductions to education funding in Alaska

Proposed reductions to education funding in Alaska

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, April 3, 2015—The Senate Finance Committee has amended HB 72, proposing a 4.1 percent reduction to the Foundation Formula educational funding. The reduction to the state contribution also impacts the maximum allowable contribution the Kenai Peninsula Borough (KPB) can contribute to the school district. KPBSD is analyzing the potential impact of this additional reduction in […]

April 5, 2015 ·
Pet First Aid Classes this Month

Pet First Aid Classes this Month

SOS Pets is hosting two Pet First Aid Classes this month.  Learn how to safely deal with some of the accidents and illnesses your dog or cat may encounter. Tuesday, April 21 OR Wednesday, April 29th 6:00—7:30 pm at the Seward Library Community Room $10 donation per person For ages 12 years and up. Please, do not bring your pets to […]

April 4, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin April 3

SPRD Bulletin April 3

SPRD Bulletin… Archery League Wednesday, March 18th Seward Parks & Recreation held the end of season Archery League. What a fun night, Spot Round tournament was entertaining to watch. 1st place trophy went to Dakota Williams and 2ndplace went to Doug Hoftiezer. All the guys voted on MVP and Kostas Kanaras was the winner! Thanks to Alaska Railroad, Louis Bencardino […]

April 4, 2015 ·
Alaskans Reminded to be Bear Aware

Alaskans Reminded to be Bear Aware

A Message from the Alaska Department of Fish & Game – Governor’s Proclamation, Spring-like Weather Remind Alaskans to Be Bear Aware (Statewide) – Gov. Bill Walker has proclaimed April “Bear Awareness Month” and with many parts of Alaska experiencing unseasonably warm temperatures, bears will be emerging from their dens at any time. To keep bears wild and neighborhoods safe, biologists […]

April 3, 2015 ·

Capital Budget Hearing April 6

From the Seward Legislative Information Office – Monday, April 6, 2015 SB 26 Budget: Capital http://www.legis.state.ak.us/PDF/29/Bills/SB0026A.PDF   Public Testimony Bills previously heard/scheduled 9:00 – 10:00 AM                     Anchorage 10:00 – 11:00 AM                Kenai, Seward, Homer 11:00 – 12:00 PM                    Mat-Su, Glennallen, Delta Junction 1:30 – 2:30 PM                       Barrow, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg 2:30 – 3:30 PM                    Sitka, Cordova, Valdez 3:30 […]

April 3, 2015 ·