The public is invited to celebrate an important milestone with Kenai Peninsula College, Kenai Peninsula Borough and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. To mark fifty years of service to the Kenai Peninsula, the three key organizations are hosting a community barbecue from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at KPC’s Kenai River Campus in Soldotna. Everyone is invited. In […]
KMTA National Heritage Area Launches Book by Historian Doug Capra Seward—The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area announces the publication of The Spaces Between: Stories from the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords by Doug Capra. This book is the first in a series of original titles that will be published by the KMTA National Heritage. To celebrate the launch, the […]
The United States Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014, and invited area residents and visitors to tours of the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang and the Coast Guard Cutter Healy. The CGC Healy is a medium icebreaker designed for scientific research in both the Arctic and Antarctic poles. Measuring approximately 420 feet in length, it can accommodate […]
The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a work session at 7:00 pm, Monday, August 18, 2014. The meeting will be held at the KPB Seward Office at Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, in Suite 122. The topic will be revision and update of SBCFSA’S by-laws. Light refreshments will be served. Please note the board will hold regular […]
Today until noon, two parties of USCG Healy are working on community projects to spruce up parks and improve safety. You will see one group at the south end of the Lagoon by the Rotary pavilion. They are removing the remnants of the boardwalk that was deemed no longer safe. Hopefully, they will also have time to remove old railroad […]
Candidate Packets for Service Area Boards and Borough Mayor are available at the Borough Annex office in the Sea View Plaza suite 122. Hours are Mon-Thu from 9:00 to 3:00. They are due by August 15th at 4:30. Cheryl Seese is a notary, for your convenience.
2014 Sealed Bid Land Sale Brochures are available at the Borough Annex office in the Sea View Plaza suite 122. Hours are Mon-Thu from 9:00 to 3:00.
Kenai Peninsula School District News Release - Soldotna, August 4, 2014—During an executive session with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education, Dr. Steve Atwater, KPBSD superintendent, tendered his resignation, effective December 1, 2014. His resignation was formally announced and accepted during the public school board meeting. Dr. Atwater will leave KPBSD to become the new University of Alaska Associate […]
On Monday, August 11th, Seward Middle School will be hosting a transition camp for all incoming 6th and 7th graders which will go from 2pm – 5pm. Students will be participating in fun acitivities to familiarize themselves with the middle school including games, a scavenger hunt, and practicing opening their lockers. If you have any questions, please call the middle school @ […]
For more information, please visit: http://www.kenaiwatershed.org/film_fest.html
Cooperative Extension Service is offering Free gauge testing, Tuesday, August 5 from 4 – 6 pm at the Seward Community Library.
The members of the Seward and Bear Creek Fire Departments would like to say thank you to Mr. Tim McDonald for allowing us to access and use his property at Preachers Pond from 29 July thru 1 August 2015, for the purpose of conducting our annual fire apparatus pump testing. Without his support this would have been much more difficult […]
State of Alaska Joint Press Release – July 31, 2014 JUNEAU— The Alaska departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Health and Social Services (DHSS) have received further results from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the latest radiation testing of Alaska seafood. The results confirm information from federal, state and international agencies that seafood in Alaska waters poses […]
Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking Press Release- Adventure Green Alaska, the State of Alaska’s only sustainable tourism certification program, has awarded Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking with a Gold Level Certification. This certification recognizes businesses that serve as a model of environmental leaders in Alaska tourism. To qualify for certification, businesses must comply with the U.S. environmental, consumer protection and labor laws […]
The public is invited to help the Coast Guard celebrate a happy birthday by opening up the Coast Guard Cutter Healy and the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang for public tours from 1pm-5pm on August 4. Please come and wish the Coast Guard a Happy Birthday!
All proceeds support training for firefighters and EMTs in the Seward/Moose Pass area. This event has sold out for the last three years, so don’t wait! Call 224-3445 for your tickets today!
Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release - Some people judge the end of summer by the weather, some by events. For all you die hard Fishermen and women out there you know summer is coming to an end when the Seward Silver Salmon Derby rolls around. The last big event for the summer, so plan for it! August 9th-17th. Prizes […]
First Friday Art Walk Lineup for August 1 Zudy’s Cafe: Stan McNight, Jean Schwafel, & Carol Souza~Original Paintings and Pastels Also Nick Zweifel~Photography Seward Properties: Mackenzie Barnum~Photography Resurrect Art: Fiona Ritter~Black & White Portrait Photography Cover to Cover: Pinky Bleth~Jewelry & Fabulous Cupcakes Tember Eliason~Original Paintings Suzi Towsley~Photography Starbird Studio: Vladimir Zhikhartsev~Watercolors Ranting Raven: Wendy Smith-Wood~New Silk Creations Eight Arms Printing Co.: Bjorn Olson~”Corners of Alaska”~Adventure […]
Another captive Steller sea Lion pup was born to 14-year old Eden and iconic male sea lion attraction, Woody at the Alaska SeaLife Center Sunday, July 20th, shortly after noon. He and his mother are doing well. The pup has been successfully nursing, and Eden has been a very attentive mother, according to a press release issued by the […]
2014 SEWARD REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION Notice is hereby given that any qualified voter living within the Seward city limits for at least one year prior to August 15, 2014 may file a declaration of candidacy for one of four available council seats, three seats with two-year terms and one seat with a one-year term that will be filled at the regular […]
Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release - Seward, AK – July 23, 2014 – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is proud to announce Alaskan artist Ray Troll as recipient of the 2014 Ocean Ambassador Award as part of the Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards. The Ocean Ambassador Award was created to recognize an individual or organization that has made outstanding contributions in […]
In honor of National Pollinator Week, Chugach Arts Council has published its 2nd annual edition of a beautiful book of art. Artists from around Alaska and the U.S. contributed to make this a stunning tribute to one of our most valuable and fascinating resources, our pollinators. Art can inspire and inform as well as illustrate. Conservation and awareness are key […]
Come celebrate Alaska Nellie’s Birthday at the Seward Senior Center, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 31. This event is held in remembrance of Alaska Nellie, a vibrant historical figure and pioneer roadhouse operator instrumental in the continuing construction of the Alaska Central Railway, a relationship that carried right on through to the days of the modern Alaska Railroad. […]
Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, AK – July 23, 2014 –The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its 16th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run/Walk on Saturday, August 2. The fundraiser supports the rescue and rehabilitation mission of the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. This has been a busy year for the stranding program, admitting one spotted seal, two sea otter […]