Category: Health

Salmon Forum Thursday April 13th

Salmon Forum Thursday April 13th

There will be a Salmon Forum Thursday, April 13th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Seward Community Library. Please join us for an informational forum to discuss the biology, history, economics, and general status of Resurrection Bay salmon stocks (including Bear Lake). Forum guest speakers will include Jay Baumer […]

Community Garden Meeting Tomorrow!

Community Garden Meeting Tomorrow!

Are you daydreaming about Spring?  With the days getting longer, Spring will be here before we know it, and with it GARDENING SEASON!  Progress continues to move forward with local efforts to construct a new COMMUNITY GARDEN in Seward in Summer 2017.  Want to learn about this project, or interested […]

Spring Gardening, Composting, and Planting Workshops in Seward

Spring Gardening, Composting, and Planting Workshops in Seward

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer four gardening, composting and planting workshops this spring in Seward. Casey Matney, an agriculture and horticulture agent based in Soldotna, will teach classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the K.M. Rae Marine Education Building at 201 Railway Ave. The schedule includes […]

Carbon Monoxide Safety Announcement and Links

Carbon Monoxide Safety Announcement and Links

The Alaska State Fire Marshall’s Office would like you to review these links to help keep you safe from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. http://www.youralaskalink.com/news/one-person-is-dead-and-seven-others-hospitalized-from-carbon/article_661b11e0-f7fc-11e6-8f3c-7388d9282baf.html UNITED STATES FIRE ADMINISTRATION https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/carbon_monoxide.html https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/heating.html NFPA http://www.nfpa.org/public-education/by-topic/top-causes-of-fire/heating http://www.nfpa.org/public-education/by-topic/fire-and-life-safety-equipment/carbon-monoxide VISION 20/20 http://strategicfire.org/

Sprouts in a square plastic sprouter. Photo: Allison Sayer

Sprouts: Alaska’s Cheapest Superfood

By Allison Sayer for Seward City News Sprouting is a great way to save money and eat healthy food. Most people know the basic procedure to make sprouts: Add a small amount of seeds to some kind of container, rinse and drain frequently, enjoy. I would like to share some […]

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies

The 2015‐2020 US Dietary Guidelines provide Americans with needed direction for healthy food choices and a healthy eating pattern. For most Americans, eating more fruits and vegetables, and less salt and saturated fats can reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and Type 2 diabetes. Almost half […]

How to Move More and Stress Less

How to Move More and Stress Less

Submitted by Dan Chabert of Runnerclick.com – Last week as I was waiting for the light to change during my morning run, I exchanged glances with the crossing guard who took one look at me and joked, “you don’t need to run, you’re skinny enough!” I smiled and responded, “it’s for […]

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support in Seward – March 25-26, 2017

Providence Seward Medical Center Trauma Program in conjunction with the Alaska State Trauma Program is offering a two day Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Class Saturday and Sunday March 25-26 from 8-5 both days.    This class is the gold standard in trauma education for EMS and is geared toward Emergency Medical Responders […]

Social Security Presentation at the Library

Wednesday, February 22nd, 12:00pm-2:00pm upstairs at the Seward Community Library. FEBRUARY TOPIC:  SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE–WHEN & HOW TO FILE This is an interactive O.W.L. (Online Web Learning) program intended to inform and provide discussion with the local community in Social Security matters.  Presentations will be offered monthly on the […]

Bee Keeping Class

Beginning Bee Keeping Class Offered in Cooper Landing Sunday, February 26th,  2pm – 5:00(ish) Cooper Landing Community Hall, Bean Creek Road. Kenai Peninsula Bee Keeper Sarah Souder of Sarah’s Alaska Honey (www.alaskahoney.com) will be offering an introductory Bee Keeping Class thru Cooper Landing Community School. All classes are $25 per […]

Job Available: Disability Services Case Manager/Scheduler at SeaView Community Services

Job Available: Disability Services Case Manager/Scheduler at SeaView Community Services

DISABILITY SERVICES Case Manager/Scheduler The DS Case Manager and Scheduler assists individuals in the application, eligibility, case management, and annual review for services under the Alaska Community Developmental Disabilities Grant and assists them with housing. They review cases to assess client progress and satisfaction in meeting goals of the plan of […]