Break out the lederhosen and dust off your stein, Oktoberfest is happening in Seward this year. Join The Cookery and friends on Friday Oktober 2, from 5-9 pm in downtown Seward. Schnitzel, brats, beer, and more, will be available. Polka band “The Polka Buzz” will be in town for some fall festive music and good times. Their first set kicks off at […]
Thank you District 6 candidates Kenn Carpenter and Brandii Holmdahl for participating in this Senior Citizen Survey. In addition to the economic issues facing our state and boroughs, there are several issues of particular importance to our KPB Senior population. Seniors on the peninsula number approximately 10,000 and provide a significant contribution to the KPB economy and volunteer community. A […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seaview Community Services has received national accreditation for its many programs. After spending more than two years making the required changes and program improvements, its board of directors rejoiced with staff members Monday afternoon. “There are a few national associations that accredit agencies. The one we used was the Council on Accreditation, and they […]
Submitted by the Alaska Department of Fish & Game – (SOLDOTNA) – A brown bear involved in the September 22 mauling of a Texas man on Kenai National Wildlife Refuge near Doroshin Bay on Skilak Lake has been found dead by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Wildlife Officers and Alaska Department of Fish and Game personnel investigating the incident. […]
Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management News Release – The NOAA National Weather Service is currently working on upgrading the Weather Radio system. Due to the work, the normal required weekly test that generally takes place on Wednesday will occur Thursday, September 24 between 11am and 3pm. In addition, there may be more than one test during this period […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 email@example.com.
Seward Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Meet The Candidates Night on Tuesday, September 22nd. Everyone is invited to question City Mayor, City Council and Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly candidates at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall, 5th and Adams Street. Call in questions will also be accepted 224-4044. Sponsored and televised by GCI!
Seward, you have a lot of great performances coming your way! Next weekend, September 25, 26 & 27 is the Seward Music & Arts Festival at the Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Seward Intermodal Terminal! I will be revealing the bio’s of some of the great acts coming your way! First up, Anchorage’s beloved Super Saturated Sugar Strings! They will play […]
Please join us at 6PM on October 3rd at the American Legion for Marathon Wrestling Club’s 3rd annual taco feed and auction fundraiser! This is the clubs major fundraiser for the upcoming wrestling season, the money raised will be used to fund travel to tournaments, scholarships for new or returning members as well as team gear. Hope to see you there!!
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Tom Tougas has purchased the 90-room Holiday Inn Express on Alaska Railroad Corporation land at the Seward Small Boat Harbor, changed its name to the Harbor 360 Hotel, and is looking forward to giving it a more distinctly Alaskan flavor. “I’m very excited to take over this hotel and to make it even more […]
Calling All Student Artists! The Seward Alternative Energy Group announces their second annual Alternative Energy Art Contest. This contest is open to students K-12 and the artwork should include images and/or themes that show the residents of Seward or our surrounding communities utilize clean energy and alternative energy resources (biomass, geothermal, “small” hydro, sun, and wind). Submissions must be on 8 […]
Hello Everyone, You are invited to the Seward Music Association’s September meeting this Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 5:30-6:30 at the Seward United Methodist Church. We are particularly concerned about the Seward Schools music teacher vacancy and want to gather input on ways that we can help support music opportunities in the schools. Agenda: –Annual officer vote-in (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary) –Discussion […]
The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a work session followed by a regular board meeting Monday, September 21st beginning at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The work session topic will be State Funding Requests for Capital Improvement Projects. Public is welcomed. For more information contact […]
Yes, that’s right. You can help your local volunteer firefighters without running into a burning building!