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Christmas Tree Cutting on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Christmas Tree Cutting on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge News Release – The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge announces that the Refuge will open for Christmas tree cutting from Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 2014, through Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 2014. Trees are free for personal use with a limit of one per household. Trees may be taken anywhere on the Refuge with hand tools, […]

November 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·

‘Tis the season for harvesting a Christmas tree in Alaska

Department of Natural Resources Press Release – (Anchorage, AK) – It’s the time of year when Alaskans want to know where and how to harvest Christmas trees on state and other public lands. Multi-agency maps and information for Christmas tree harvest areas in Southcentral and Interior Alaska, as well as tips for cutting and caring for a Christmas tree, are […]

November 25, 2014 · 0 comments ·

UAF Cooperative Extension Service Agriculture and Horticulture Presentations

News Release – UAF Cooperative Extension Service Agriculture and Horticulture Presentations The UAF Cooperative Extension Service will be conducting interviews for the Kenai Peninsula Agriculture and Horticulture position on December 11 and 12.The public is invited to participate in the seminars presented by the candidates. The schedule is a follows: Thursday, December 11, 2:00-3:00 pm Jay Jenkins; 3:30-4:30 pm Dave […]

November 25, 2014 · 0 comments ·

December Exhibits at the Peninsula Art Guild open December 4

The Peninsula Art Guild invites you to the First Thursday Opening Reception, 6pm on December 4, for two December exhibits at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Avenue in Old Town Kenai.  “Dreams are Real,” a solo exhibit of works by Pati Deuter and the ” Annual Kids Art Exhibit”  will both feature some exceptional local art so come to meet […]

November 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Regular Meeting December 1

The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting at 6:00 pm, Monday, December 1, 2014.  The agenda includes Salmon Creek Land Acquisition & Reclamation Project, Appropriation of Closing Costs and Board Recommendation on KPB Resolution 2014-065 Authorizing The Acquisition by Donation of Real Property Located in the East Half of U.S. Survey 722 on Behalf […]

November 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Music and dancing in the stacks

Music and dancing in the stacks

A good time was had Saturday in the Library Museum at our celebration of the season. Music and dancing in the stacks, family story time, face painting, kids crafts, museum open and free, awesome finger foods and cider. Valarie Kingsland and the library staff, Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Friends of the library want to thank the community for […]

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Library Museum open house 1-4pm Blackwater Railroad band

Library Museum open house 1-4pm Blackwater Railroad band

November 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Museum open and free Saturday 1-4 pm at the Open House

Museum open and free Saturday 1-4 pm at the Open House

Many of Seward’s community have not been into the new Museum space located just inside the entry of the Library Museum building. This Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1-4 p.m. during the open house celebration of the season, the museum will be open and free to the public. The museum is the new home of the collections of both the Resurrection […]

November 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Flood Service Area Moves to Put Half Million Dollars Toward Flood Control

Flood Service Area Moves to Put Half Million Dollars Toward Flood Control

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – At its regular meeting on November 3, the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board voted unanimously to place a $500,000 flood-mitigation grant that it received from Alaska Department of Commerce, toward its share of the “Section 205 Project” on Salmon Creek. The grant came to SBCFSA through a vote of the Kenai Peninsula […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Canned Food Drive for Seward’s food bank

Friends of the Library Museum is having a canned food drive for Seward’s food bank, He Will Provide. During our open house this Saturday, 1-4 pm or any time the library is open this Saturday, November 15, 2014, community may drop off canned food items that will go to the local food bank. Only non-perishables please, canned goods preferred. Come […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Online Open House for Seward Highway Mileposts 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project Ends November 16

Online Open House for Seward Highway Mileposts 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project Ends November 16

  The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will rehabilitate and improve the safety of 5.5 miles of the Seward Highway between the communities of Moose Pass and Seward, Alaska.   Reminder:  Online Open House  open through November 16 Our Online Open House, currently accessible on the project website,  provides an opportunity […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Lori Hamilton, PA-C, Joins Seward Community Health Center

Lori Hamilton, PA-C, Joins Seward Community Health Center

The Board of Directors and staff of Seward Community Health Center (SCHC) are extremely pleased to announce that Lori Hamilton, a licensed and certified Physician Assistant (PA), has recently joined its staff as its first permanent medical provider. Lori, who started at the Health Center on Oct. 27, is seeing both new and established patients. She will be providing a […]

November 10, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Southcentral state park advisory boards seeking new members

Southcentral state park advisory boards seeking new members

(Soldotna, AK) – Applications are currently being accepted for four state park advisory boards in Southcentral Alaska. Seats are currently available on the Southern Kenai Peninsula, Kachemak Bay, Seward, and Valdez state park advisory boards. State park advisory boards are the primary tool that state park officials use to involve the public in the management of state parks. “Public involvement […]

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SBCFSA Work Session November 17

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, November 17, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The work session topic will be Salmon Creek Land Acquisition & Reclamation Project. For more information contact the SBCFSA Office at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 123, 9 am […]

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Hang Onto Your Birdseed, Warm Winter Has Bears Stirring

Hang Onto Your Birdseed, Warm Winter Has Bears Stirring

Alaska Department of Fish & Game Press Release – (Anchorage) – If you enjoy feeding birds in winter, don’t place your feeders outside quite yet. Winter is off to a slow start in many parts of Southcentral Alaska and bears are still stirring. “We’ve had a flurry of bear activity reports lately, especially in parts of Eagle River,” said Jessy […]

November 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
VOTE TODAY!

VOTE TODAY!

The 2014 General Election is today, November 4. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Seward/Lowell Point residents will vote  at the KM Rae Building located at 125 Third Avenue in Seward. Residents outside of city limits will need to vote at Bear Creek Fire Department. For voting information, please visit the State of Alaska Division of Elections website […]

November 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Firefighters mourn loss of Clif Simons

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Clif Simons, a longtime former Seward Volunteer Department firefighter, its second assistant fire chief, and a Corrections III Officer at Spring Creek Correctional Facility died unexpectedly Saturday morning. Details about his death have not been made public. But Seward’s Volunteer Fire Department Chief Eddie Athey said Simons was one of two assistant chiefs under […]

November 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Free Electronics Recycle Event at Central Peninsula Landfill November 15

Free Electronics Recycle Event at Central Peninsula Landfill November 15

November 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Peninsula Art Gild Exhibitions in November

The Peninsula Art Guild is hosting two exhibitions in November at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Avenue in Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall.  The public is invited to the First Thursday Opening Reception, 6-8 PM, Nov. 6, 2014 for the Annual Watercolor Exhibit and The Soldotna High School Art Club Exhibit.  The art center […]

October 31, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Meeting

The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting at 6:00 pm, Monday, November 3, 2014. The agenda includes a presentation by the Upward Bound High School project, and establishing the FY2015 State Capital Project Requests. The meeting will be held at the KPB Seward Office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The […]

October 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SBCFSA Regular Meeting November 3

The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting at 6:00 pm, Monday, November 3, 2014.  The agenda includes a presentation by the Upward Bound High School project, and establishing the FY2015 State Capital Project Requests. The meeting will be held at the KPB Seward Office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The […]

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Grants Awarded, History Preserved

Grants Awarded, History Preserved

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – At its meeting in Moose Pass on October 23, the Corridor Communities Association of the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area (KMTANHA) awarded over $31,000 in grants, much of it locally, with more pending. The non-profit organization receives the majority of it funding from National Park Service grants and in turn funds projects that […]

October 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Grant Lake Hydroelectric Project Public Meeting November 6

Grant Lake Hydroelectric Project Public Meeting November 6

October 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Assistant Superintendent Dusek will take over KPBSD leadership

Assistant Superintendent Dusek will take over KPBSD leadership

  KPBSD Press Release – Soldotna, October 23, 2014 — At the October 20, 2014, Board of Education meeting, the school board, “unanimously approved a Contract Amendment for the Interim Superintendent.” Thus, current assistant superintendent Sean Dusek will become the superintendent of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District effective December 1, 2014. Board president Joe Arness said, “The KPBSD school […]

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Highway Improvements studied

Seward Highway Improvements studied

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities’ open house at the Seward Community Library Museum last week was well-attended. The project is to improve and widen the Seward Highway from Mileposts 17 to 22.5, including two 12-foot lanes and 6.5 foot paved shoulders. The current roadway is 28 feet wide, with two […]

October 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·