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Borough crafting an emergency declaration

Borough crafting an emergency declaration

By Heidi Zemach The Kenai Peninsula Borough, with assistance from its legal department and the City of Seward, is putting together documentation for the State of Alaska to issue a State of Emergency declaration for Seward, said Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre. That should be done sometime later today, […]

Election Results – unofficial

While official results will come after counting absentee and questionable ballots, here are the current results. http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/12PRIM/data/results.pdf http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/12PRIM/data/sovc/hd28.pdf

Community Schools start up Tuesday, August 21

School start up is just around the corner (August 21, first day of school) and sports have started up practice schedules. When looking for information about our local schools and sports schedules I found out a lot of information. Thought I would share what was found out there for families […]

LAST DAY!

The Seward Annex is open until 3:00 if you don’t make it you can call the KPB Clerk’s office at (907) 714-2160 Other wise: Voting time has come! Cheryl Seese, who is now a notary, has candidate packets available. You can submit your forms Monday through Thursday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 […]

News Flash!

Voting time has come! Cheryl Seese, who is now a notary, has candidate packets available. You can submit your forms Monday through Thursday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. You only have until August 15th to submit your forms. For Seward’s interest the Assembly seat for the East Peninsula is open and Seward […]

KPB Seward Office Has Candidate Packets

Voting time has come! Cheryl Seese, who is now a notary, has candidate packets available. You can submit your forms Monday through Thursday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. You only have until August 15th to submit your forms. For Seward’s interest the Assembly seat for the East Peninsula is open and Seward […]

Derelict Vessel Debris at Spring Creek Beach

Derelict Vessel to be Removed

By Heidi Zemach for SCN The Kenai Peninsula Borough’s Gilman River Center, on the other side of the peninsula, has hired contractor Merkes Construction, to remove the wrecked remains of an old tugboat that has long lain in pieces on the Spring Creek Campground beach, at Seward Marine Industrial Center. […]

KPBSD/First Student Reach Agreement

PRESS RELEASE Soldotna, July 25, 2012—the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and First Student, a provider of student transportation, reached an agreement in principle, pending legal review, for student transportation beginning the first day of school, August 21, 2012. Dr. Steve Atwater, superintendent of KPBSD schools said: “The district is […]

Got Your Tile?

Got Your Tile?

The deadline is fast approaching it have your Tribute Tile on the wall of the new Library Museum (see ad on the right here on SCN). Deadline date of June 1, 2012 was set by the building committee working to raise funds for the project. The Tribute Tiles are beautifully […]

Bear Creek Fundraiser

Join us for the 1st Annual Bear Creek Volunteer Firefighters Community Dinner Cruise On board The M/V Star of the Northwest Presented By: Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department With Special Thanks to: Major Marine Tours May 25, 2012 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Adults just $50 Kids 6 – 12 […]

Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring

Seward is welcoming spring visitors, arriving by rail, cruiseship, and motorcoach. The Princess cruise ship, the Diamond Princess, arrived to the cruise ship terminal (ARRC Seward Intermodal Facility) and was in port for several hours on Monday, May 14.  The passengers enjoyed a good weather day, overcast but not snowing […]

Only 64 Tea Cups…

Only 64 Tea Cups…

Only 64 tea cups are available for the Tea and Tomes Tea Party, so remember to pick up your tickets today, at the Library, for the Seward Community Library Museum fundraiser on Saturday, April 28 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church. Guests will be treated to […]

Bear Creek volunteer Lilla Hedrick handles a 2 1/2" hose line flowing 250 gallons per minute during the Nozzle Forward course

Firefighters Spend Weekend Training

By BCVFD Chief Mark Beals The Phoenix Chapter of the Alaska State Firefighters Association hosted a full weekend of training with Aaron Fields of the Seattle Fire Department. The course “Nozzle Forward” is presented as The Rediscovery of the Engine Company and nozzle-work as a craft. “The Nozzle Forward” is […]

Tea and Tomes, an afternoon tea

The perfect remedy for spring fever is on Saturday, April 28, when Seward Library Museum volunteers are hosting the tea party to end-all-tea-parties from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the lower level of Sacred Heart Church on 5th Avenue. Our local pastry Chef Amy Mow is baking the goodies […]

State-Funded Projects That Made It Through

By Heidi Zemach for SCN (with thanks to my editors) The 27th Alaska Legislature adjourned its session Sunday night, with the House having voted and finalized the the Capital Budget that had been passed earlier by the Senate. The bill now goes to the governor for final approval. Gov. Parnell […]