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Permitting & Agency Information Day April 16

Permitting & Agency Information Day April 16

March 31, 2015 ·
Seward Providence Medical& Care Center and Seward Community Clinic building. Heidi Zemach photo

Council moves forward on hospital extension and senior housing at city park

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council was asked to consider, and be ready to make a quick decision about two major matters on Monday night, neither of which they knew much about. The first is a proposed $8 million dollar extension and remodel of the Providence Seward hospital/Community Health Center building. A federal grant called HRSA, […]

March 26, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Regular Meeting April 6

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular board meeting Monday, April 6, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The agenda includes Spring Newsletter, Permits for Review CIAA Bear Lake Stream Realignment and Bear Lake Weir Time Extension, Upward Bound Project, and Permitting & Agency Information […]

March 24, 2015 ·
Permitting & Agency Information Day April 16

Permitting & Agency Information Day April 16

March 17, 2015 ·
Rothenberger Selected as Principal

Rothenberger Selected as Principal

Andrew Rothenberger, current Principal of Kachemak Selo School, was selected as Regional Administrator (Principal) of Seward Middle School and Moose Pass School. He was one of five applicants for the position. Rothenberger will finish up the last quarter at his current position in the District and will start the new position soon afterwards. He will also be making a few […]

March 16, 2015 ·
Seward High teacher Stephanie Cronin is interviewed by Superintendent Sean Dusek Thursday, at Seward Middle School. Heidi Zemach photo.

The five who wish to become principal

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Five experienced administrator/ educators, including two longtime locals, are vying to become Regional Administrator (Principal) of Seward Middle School and Moose Pass School next fall, replacing Jason Bickling who resigned, effective at the end of the school year. All five who made the short list were interviewed by Sean Dusek, the Kenai Peninsula Borough […]

March 8, 2015 ·
School District Says it Wants to Help Keep Moose Pass School Open

School District Says it Wants to Help Keep Moose Pass School Open

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — At a meeting attended by ten Moose Passers and seven representatives of the Kenai Peninsula School District on Wednesday, March 4, Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones laid out the basics of what could happen by the end 2015 if Moose Pass School enrollment falls below ten, the current number. Jones said that if the school […]

March 6, 2015 ·
Seward Hwy MP 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project – 75% Plan Review

Seward Hwy MP 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project – 75% Plan Review

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. 75% Review Plan Set New on the Website DOT&PF recently reached a 75% completion level for the Seward Highway MP 17- […]

March 5, 2015 ·
Sean Dusek will become Superintendent of Schools

Sean Dusek will become Superintendent of Schools

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, March 3, 2015 — At a special board of education meeting today, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District school board voted, with unanimous consent, to offer Mr. Sean Dusek the position of Superintendent of Schools. “I am humbled and honored to be selected as the next superintendent of our district,” said Dusek, upon hearing the board […]

March 4, 2015 ·
Kenai Change Workshop at Kenai Peninsula College March 28

Kenai Change Workshop at Kenai Peninsula College March 28

For more information, visit http://kenaichange.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/kenaichange/timeline.  

March 2, 2015 ·

KBEA SCHOLARSHIPS for Year 2015

KBEA SCHOLARSHIPS for Year 2015 KBEA (Kenai Borough Employees Association) scholarship committee is currently accepting applications for 4 scholarships of $500 each. The scholarships are available to all 2015 graduates of the Kenai Peninsula Borough (including public schools, private schools, and home-schooled). Applications and instructions are available from any Kenai Peninsula Borough High School counselors’ office or on the Borough’s […]

March 2, 2015 ·

ALERT: Seward Highway manhunt underway, do not pick up hitchhikers

Saturday a pursuit on the Seward Highway resulted in the fugitive escaping into the woods near Turnagain Pass.  For more information, see this article at adn.com and YouTube video of the suspect in pursuit as filmed by passerby

February 28, 2015 ·

Peninsula Art Guild Artists Reception March 5

WHO:  The Peninsula Art Guild is hosting   WHAT:  the First Thursday Artists Reception for the March 2015 Biennial Judge Exhibit   WHEN:  6-8pm, March 5, 2015   WHERE:  Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Avenue, Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall 

February 26, 2015 ·
KPBSD budget shortfall could mean eliminating 24-30 jobs

KPBSD budget shortfall could mean eliminating 24-30 jobs

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is looking at how to balance its $167 million budget in the face of an estimated shortfall of between $6.5 and $8 million for the 2015-16 Fiscal Year.  In order to balance the budget, and equalize estimated revenues with expenditures, the administration is discussing potential cuts […]

February 23, 2015 ·
Moose Pass School Considered for Closure Next Fall Due to Low Enrollment

Moose Pass School Considered for Closure Next Fall Due to Low Enrollment

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — With an enrollment of only ten pupils, the Moose Pass School (K– 8) barely passes muster as a viable school site in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. Alaska statutes recognize ten as the minimum number of children for funding at any particular site. According to KPBSD spokeswoman Pegge Erkeneff, on March 4, Assistant […]

February 18, 2015 ·
Second Moose Pass Rendezvous a success despite warm spell

Second Moose Pass Rendezvous a success despite warm spell

By Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – In this, a most fickle season devoid of snow but rich in ice, a group of winter enthusiasts in Moose Pass took a chance and put on a celebration. The weather was not ideal. But at the end of the day it didn’t really matter. Friends and neighbors from the Kenai Peninsula and beyond […]

February 16, 2015 ·

IDITAROW 2015 …..come join the fun!

IDITAROW is BACK!!!!!!! This year (2015) marks the 9th Iditarow!  The event is being hosted this year by 5th Ave Fitness at 231 5th Ave here is Seward, Alaska (Thank you 5th Ave fitness!!!). This a great way to get together with some friends (both old and new), co-workers or family for a few days of team work, fun and […]

February 15, 2015 ·

KPBSD Public Budget Forum and Public Pool Use meetings begin February 17

KPBSD News Release – How would you spend 167 million dollars? Soldotna, February 10, 2015—KPBSD faces a multi-million dollar deficit for a status quo budget in 2015-2016. If you care about quality schools and an excellent public education for our Kenai Peninsula K-12 students, please attend a public meeting in your area. In addition, KPBSD seeks input to evaluate the […]

February 11, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Regular Board Meeting March 2

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular board meeting Monday, March 2, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The agenda includes a Draft Letter to State Legislators Regarding Capital Project Requests, Board Recommendation on KPB Non-Conversion Agreement, ASFPM Conference, and a report on Executive Order […]

February 10, 2015 ·

KPBSD Public Pool Use Meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will hold Public Pool Use Meetings as well as Public Budget Meetings on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 in the Seward High School Library. The pool use meeting begins at 5:00 p.m and the public budget meeting begins at 5:30 p.m.

February 10, 2015 ·
Kenai Peninsula Trout Unlimited Presents Ice Fishapalooza

Kenai Peninsula Trout Unlimited Presents Ice Fishapalooza

February 6, 2015 ·
Flood Board Proposes Budget, Sets Priorities for Coming Year

Flood Board Proposes Budget, Sets Priorities for Coming Year

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — At a combination work session and regular meeting on Feb. 2, the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board approved its proposed and projected budgets for fiscal years 2015 through 2019. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly has final approval authority over the budget. For the remainder of FY 2015 (ending June 30) SBCFSA expenditures come […]

February 6, 2015 ·

Peninsula Art Guild First Thursday Artists Reception February 5

The Peninsula Art Guild is hosting their First Thursday Artists Reception, Feb. 5, 6-8pm, honoring artists participating in the Annual KPC Student Art League Exhibit at the Kenai Fine Arts Center.  The Exhibit will be on display throughout the month of February.  The KFAC is at 816 Cook Ave. in old Town Kenai across from the Oilers’ Bingo Hall  and its business hours […]

February 2, 2015 ·
Debate continues over proposed borough ban on commercial marijuana cultivation

Debate continues over proposed borough ban on commercial marijuana cultivation

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The phone has been ringing off the hook at Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Sue McClure’s house in Seward since an ordinance by her colleague, Kelly Wolf, calling for a ban on all commercial cultivation of marijuana in the borough, and putting the matter up for a public vote in October was introduced Jan. 20. […]

January 31, 2015 ·