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Fire Badly Damages Lowry Home on Old Nash

Fire Badly Damages Lowry Home on Old Nash

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Dan Lowry’s home on Old Nash Road caught fire Wednesday afternoon, and about a third of it either burned or sustained considerable fire, smoke, and water damage following the efforts by the Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department, and Seward Volunteer Fire Department’s to put it out. Dan Lowry […]

Crystal Symphony, first cruise ship of the year

Crystal Symphony, first cruise ship of the year

Welcome Crystal Symphony, Seward’s first cruise ship of the season!  Most of the passengers were in Seward today on a port of call and will continue on to Southeast Alaska and then to Vancouver, B.C.  Several new passengers joined the ship in Seward for this voyage to Vancouver.  This is […]

Largest mural in Seward goes up

Largest mural in Seward goes up

Nichole Feemsters’ mural is going up on the South side of the Library Museum building.  The install is being conducted by Harmon Construction.  The vibrant colors of the mural match the colors that change with the light on the siding of the building. Nichole’s design is centered on the idea […]

Mural panels get top coat

Mural panels get top coat

The mural panels painted during the paint weekend got their last top coating this Saturday.  The ‘Top Coat Gang’ has now placed a top coating three different times to get all of the panels ready for their install.  Nichole Feemster would like to thank all the volunteers that have come […]

Mural almost finished!

Mural almost finished!

                    Nichole Feemster thanks the wonderful community folks that signed up and stopped in to help with the panels this last weekend.  18 panels, size 4×8, were given their first, second and sometimes third coats of paint during the paint weekend […]

High school schedule change for SBA/HSGQE testing

  This week only, the scheduling for high school classes will be revised. (See the chart below)  Students are asked to be on time for testing.  This is mandatory attendance for all 9th and 10th grade students for the Standards Base Assessment (SBA) and the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam […]

Community Paint Weekend April  5-6-7

Community Paint Weekend April 5-6-7

Come help paint the Library Museum mural panels April 5, 6 & 7.  Meet Nicole Feemster, the local artist, and help with the completion of the mural panels that will be placed on the South side of the Library Museum. All supplies are provided, just wear comfortable clothes that can […]

Injured snow machiner rescued at Lost Lake

Injured snow machiner rescued at Lost Lake

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Moose Pass Volunteer Fire Department, Alaska State Troopers and Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps personnel helped rescue an injured snow machine rider along the Primrose Trail at Lost Lake late Tuesday afternoon, Feb 5th. The 911 dispatch alerted State troopers who then […]

Senator Giessel January Newsletter

Greetings Neighbors, Attached is my latest newsletter. (Newsletter 2013.01.29.pdf)  It provides an update on the first few weeks of session.   I will be sending out regular newsletters during this session and holding several town hall meetings.  I look forward to keeping you informed and hearing your thoughts, concerns, and ideas. […]

Monday 2/4/13 Land Meeting

JOIN THE CONVERSATION ON MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC LAND The Kenai Peninsula Borough (KPB) is finalizing its selection of state lands to be transferred to the borough under the Municipal Entitlement Land Grant. KPB is seeking public input to identify lands of local importance that should be considered to fulfill the […]

Saturday, January 12th, Library Museum dedication

Embracing History, Growing by Volumes becomes reality Organizers say everyone in Seward is invited to celebrate the dedication of the new Seward Community Library Museum next Saturday afternoon, January 12, but that preschoolers and school children and their parents are especially welcome. Besides an opening dedication ceremony with singing by […]

Old Mill Gravel Removal Project Out For Bid

Old Mill Gravel Removal Project Out For Bid

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News   The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly recently appropriated $400,000 to have a contractor remove some 20-30,000 cubic yards of gravel in Old Mill Subdivision from the creek banks and conservation easements upon which they sit. Drive across the bridge on Timber Lane, off […]

Moving the museum

Moving the museum

Here are a few pictures of the museum move that show the work that went fast and smooth. News from the Library; according to Patty Linville, Director of the library museum, the goal set Friday was for the books to all be unpacked by the end of the day. Rachel […]

Giessel proposes remedy to flood dredging issue

Giessel proposes remedy to flood dredging issue

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Senator Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, our newly-elected state senate district representative, and new chair of the Senate Resources Committee, may have uncovered a solution to allow dredging to take place in certain flood-prone streams and creek beds, and thus significantly help the Seward area’s flood prevention […]