Economics

Used Book Sale is Coming!

Used Book Sale is Coming!

We are still accepting book donations upstairs at the library, read our donation guide here before you donate. Volunteers are needed to man the book sale Friday and Saturday plus set up and take down. Sign up to help here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A48AFAA2CA5F85-used2

Scholarship Applicants Wanted

Scholarship Applicants Wanted

Know a Seward student looking for some financial help with university, college or technical community college? The Swetmann Scholarship is now open to all persons between age 16 to 21. More information and the application can be found on our website: www.friendsofsclm.org under the scholarship page. Or email us at […]

Town Hall Meeting District 29

Town Hall Meeting District 29

Town Hall Meeting Poster Seward 03-26-2016 Town Hall Meeting District 29 Saturday, March 26, 2016 3 pm – 5 pm Seward City Hall Council Chambers 410 Adams Street Please join in the discussion with: Representative Mike Chenault Questions: Representative Mike Chenault Kenai office 283-7223

Necklace of gold marketed by Sable Elegance and Ann Ellis. Photo by R. Smeriglio.

Startup Ore Mill Seeks Investors

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — Optimism and a grubstake sustained early gold miners in the Kenai Mountains during the 1890s and into the 20th century. The nature of grubstakes has changed, but optimism remains essential. At an open house in Moose Pass last Saturday, Ed and Ann Ellis of […]

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Save the date! Chuck Sassara is coming to town. Resurrection Bay Historical Society (RBHS) and the Seward Community Library Association (SCLA), a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Library, are co-hosting guest author Chuck Sassara. Chuck came to Alaska via the Alcan highway in the mid 50’s and never looked back. Hear […]

Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they now venture to Moose Pass for the 1st ever Sip & Paint event. This “Last Friday” themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity to […]

Seasoned Firewood At A Great Price

Until March 30th cords of wood will be available. It is 2 years old and is made up of birch and spruce. It is split and cut for wood stoves; and is $200.00 cash a cord. Please call Levi if you would like to make arrangements for a delivery. It […]

Murkowski Secures Official Name Change of Alaska Pollock

Murkowski Secures Official Name Change of Alaska Pollock

Change Will Protect Both Fisheries and Consumers  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration updated its list of acceptable market names for seafood as a direct result of Senator Murkowski’s successful efforts to include a provision in the year-end budget bill to allow only pollock caught in […]

Alaskan Lands for Alaskans – Seward Rotary gets Proactive

Alaskan Lands for Alaskans – Seward Rotary gets Proactive

By Brandii Holmdahl, Borough Assembly Representative – Over the course of the next few years, the Seward area will be impacted by the transfer of over 1000 acres, mostly in the Bear Lake area, from State to Borough ownership. The borough will be tasked with classifying this land according to municipal ordinance. This acreage encompasses several expanses […]

Murkowski Continues Fight Against Frankenfish, Moves to Block FDA Commissioner Nominee

Murkowski Continues Fight Against Frankenfish, Moves to Block FDA Commissioner Nominee

Senator: “Voluntary Labelling of GE Salmon is Not Adequate”  WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) continued her fight against genetically engineered (GE) salmon by announcing in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee that she would block confirmation proceedings of the nominee to be FDA Commissioner, […]

Part Two: Alaskan Lands for Alaskans – the Kenai Peninsula

Part Two: Alaskan Lands for Alaskans – the Kenai Peninsula

By Brandii Holmdahl,  KP Borough Assembly Representative – ** This is the second of a three-part story discussing the history and future impact of land entitlements to the Seward community. Part 1 is HERE. For  two years the Kenai Peninsula borough has been working to secure the remaining 44,000 acres of municipal entitlement land […]

Holland America assists nonprofits in Seward

Holland America assists nonprofits in Seward

By Dot Bardarson – Holland America is proud to assist non-profit organizations in pursuing their programs in Seward.  Grant applications are reviewed twice year with deadlines mid-March and mid-August. Two of the grants that were awarded in December are shown here with Patrick Linton for the Seward Community Health Clinic […]

Last days for Book Sponsors

Last days for Book Sponsors

Sewardites, you are known for being last minute responders, here are the last two days to sponsor a new book for the children, youth and young adult readers in the library! The Wish Tree is up until Thursday January 7th, and the library is open until 8pm. If you have […]

Who Owns Alaska?

Who Owns Alaska?

By Brandii Holmdahl – Communities of the Eastern Peninsula are going to be impacted by land decisions that have been generations in the making. Current land ownership in Alaska has been impacted by three major events in history. The first occurred on October 18, 1867, when Russia sold the Alaska […]