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Argentina Inspiration …

Argentina Inspiration …

On Friday, November 30, Chinooks had a special dinner menu called Argentina Inspiration. Thought I would share some pictures of the five courses served and just say thank you to the folks and chef at Chinooks for doing this event dinner. The menu was very different, presented well and tasted […]

SVAC Shortcomings, Future Debated at Council

SVAC Shortcomings, Future Debated at Council

Heidi Zemach for SCN The Seward City Council heard two starkly contrasting presentations from Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps, or SVAC members Monday night regarding the care that the Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps currently provides, and how it could be upgraded in the future. The all-volunteer ambulance corps responds to emergency […]

2012 Angel Tree Program

Do you know a family in the Seward, Bear Creek, or Moose Pass area in need of some extra help during the holidays?  Maybe a family that could use some extra toys, food, and/or cold weather gear? Here are three ways you can help! Nominate a family by submitting a nomination […]

PCL Construction Services Inc., give to local food bank

PCL Construction Services Inc., give to local food bank

Rodney Mohr, and Trent Burbank of PCL, Construction Services Inc., present a $2500 check to the Seward food bank, He Will Provide.  Receiving the check is Jackie Campbell, treasurer for He Will Provide. Mohr and Burbank of PCL, work on the local Seward Community Library Museum project which is nearing […]

Seward Highway Accident closes road for 7 hours Saturday

The Seward Highway closed around 2:30pm Saturday afternoon at mile 87.7 and opened back up tonight around 9:30 pm tonight.  More details about the accident can be found online at KTUU.com: http://www.ktuu.com/news/ktuu-fatal-crash-at-mile-87-on-seward-highway-one-pedestrian-dead-20121124,0,2341420.story   UPDATE (5:30 p.m.): Alaska State Troopers estimate that the Seward Highway will not open until approximately 8 […]

Seward Community Library Museum Update

Seward Community Library Museum Update

Construction of the Seward Community Library Museum is nearing completion, and plans are underway for a community grand opening celebration on January 12th. Regular library services will begin in the new building on January 14th. Seward Community Library will be closed from December 9, 2012 – January 11, 2013. After […]

College Fair, October 23, Soldotna

College Fair, October 23, Soldotna

                                    Press Release: Soldotna, October 16, 2012—More than 60 educational institutions will send representatives to meet with KPBSD high school students on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, from 10:00—1:00 at the Soldotna Sports Center […]

Hard Hat Tour of Library Museum, Wed., Oct. 10

Hard Hat Tour of Library Museum, Wed., Oct. 10

Construction is on time and within budget at this time with a turn over projected time of mid-November and the opening celebration to be set soon. The inside progress is at a point that will allow guided tours. If you would like to do a walk through ‘Hard Hat Tour’ […]

Flood board reviews lessons, challenges

Flood board reviews lessons, challenges

By Heidi Zemach for SCN. Some 22 people, more than half of them board members and city and borough representatives, attended Monday night’s October 1, 2012 Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service area board meeting, although they moved its location to the library basement to accommodate more participants after two weeks of intense […]

Well Water Testing

“For anyone on a well who chooses to have the water tested, Tauriainen Engineering & Testing in Soldotna has provided test kits and can do testing.  The kits and instructions are available for pickup at the Borough Annex in the Sea View Plaza Building from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

KPB Permitting Fees Waived

From a press release: Dated Oct 2, 2012 #1 Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre has waived permitting fees for residents with flood-damaged properties as they prepare to reconstruct, refurbish or rebuild those damaged areas. This waiver is available to all residents with damaged property and is not related to […]

Election Officials Jim HErbert, Mark Kansteiner and Rose MacSwain, at the polling station

Election Results Rundown

By Heidi Zemach for SCN The three Seward City Council incumbents, Jean Bardarson, Marianna Keil and Ristine Casagranda were the top vote getters for three two-year seats in the unofficial count of  Tuesday’s municipal election. It appears that local voters are pretty content with the way their council members are representing their interests. But […]

Unofficial Election Results

The unofficial results from the October 2, 2012 City and Borough Election are: City of Seward COUNCIL RACE: Jean Bardarson, 231 votes Marianna Keil, 210 votes Ristine Casagranda, 181 votes Kenneth Blatchford, 175 votes Tim McDonald, 89 votes PROPOSITION #1: (to Opt-Out of APOC Financial Disclosure Requirements and Adopt City […]

Water Test Kits

BOROUGH MAYOR MIKE NAVARRE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 29, 2012 #1 Contact: Brenda Ahlberg, Information Officer 714-2153 or 394-8385 bahlberg@borough.kenai.ak.us The following schedule is for residents in the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Areas (SBCFSA) to return water test kits on the day that a well is tested. The […]

VOTE TODAY!

Today, Oct 2, is Election Day in the City and Kenai Peninsula Borough Voting takes place from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Lowell Point and City voters’ polling location is the KM Rae Building, 125 3rd Avenue. Early voting is underway at Seward City Clerk’s office Bear Creek Precinct voters, those who […]

Hard Hat Tour of the Library Museum, Wed Oct 3rd

Hard Hat Tour of the Library Museum, Wed Oct 3rd

While the ‘Northern Lights’ siding is going up on the outside of the Library Museum, the inside progress is at a point that will allow guided tours. If you would like to do a walk through ‘Hard Hat Tour’ of the Library Museum, we have eight spaces available for this […]

Seward Invite swim meet still needs timers and more

Seward Invite swim meet still needs timers and more

Seward Seahawk swim invite is coming this Friday and Saturday at the Seward pool. Friday, October 5, will be diving events. Most of the help will be covered by our Seahawk swim team. If you can judge or officiate diving, let us know. Diving events will start at 3:45pm. Saturday, […]

Public multi-agency flood meeting rescheduled

The multi-agency public meeting that had been planned for Friday has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the KM Rae Building Auditorium, located at 125 3rd Avenue (corner of 3rd and Railway). Representatives from the city, borough, and state will be present to distribute information, […]

Seahawk cross country runners go to State meet

The Seward girls and boys varsity teams are headed to the State cross country meet on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Bartlett High School in Anchorage. The girls cross country team earned their state berth with a third place finish in the Regions Meet in Soldotna last Saturday, Sept. 22.  The […]

Seahawk Swim Team hosts Seward Invite Meet Oct 5-6

The Seahawk swim team will be hosting a swim invite meet in Seward Oct 5 & 6. Diving will be on Friday afternoon and the swimming events on Saturday. Five Peninsula teams will be attending.  Last year we had about 140 swimmers, coaches & officials.  This is big for Seward’s […]