Moose Pass News

Alaska Mumps Outbreak

By Dr. Ross Van Camp, Seward Community Health Center In the five years before 2016 there were one or less mumps cases diagnosed in Alaska. In July 2016, two cases were diagnosed in the Fairbanks area. In 2017 there have already been eight cases diagnosed, most in the Anchorage area. […]

Celebration of Life for Tom Tolson August 19

Tom’s Obituary Thomas (Tom) Tolson from Wasilla passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at his cabin on August 3rd, 2017. He was surrounded by his family. Born on July 19th, 1948 in Opp, Alabama he was the youngest of 5. He moved to Fairbanks in 1964 and graduated from Lathrop HS. […]

Ever seen a 32-foot-tall puffin?

Ever seen a 32-foot-tall puffin?

Seward’s newest murals, by master artist Liza McElroy, will be unveiled at Harbor 360 Hotel, 1412 4th Avenue, on Saturday, May 20. On hand for the excitement will be Seward-born author Jackie Pels, with her book Framed by Sea & Sky: Community art in Seward, mural capital of Alaska. Come […]

Education Scholarships Available-Deadline May 1, 2017

Education Scholarships Available-Deadline May 1, 2017

The Friends of the Seward Library Museum is currently accepting applications for the annual Swetmann Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is available to Seward-area students, between the ages of 16-21, who have been schooled in the Seward area for at least two years and carry a current library card. Applicants are […]

Burn Permits Required April 1st

Burn Permits Required April 1st

(Soldotna, AK) – The State of Alaska, Division of Forestry, Kenai-Kodiak Office reminds residents that a new general burn permit is required for all burn barrels and small debris burns beginning April 1st, 2017.  Residents are required to obtain a new 2017 general burn permit, read it in its entirety, […]

The Nightingale, Community Book Read, March 4th

The Nightingale, Community Book Read, March 4th

Do you have your book in hand yet? Read the book already? We are getting ready for the Community Book Read event with author Kristin Hannah calling in to discuss her best seller, The Nightingale. Limited books are available at the library front desk, or on the library catalog. “Named […]

Community Book Read With Author

Community Book Read With Author

Kristin Hannah will be calling in to discuss her book, The Nightingale! Join us at the Seward Community Library on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. Get your book and start reading today! Available through the Joint Library Catalog and some copies are available for free from the Friends of the Seward […]

Team Moosebots. From Left: Jack Lindquist, Trevor Guernsey, Casey Bryden, Alejandro Sanchez, Jean Clarisse Tapase,  Aly Guernsey, Francisco Sanchez

Moose Pass Robotics Team Earns Trophy

Submitted by Wendy Bryden – This past Saturday, seven Moose Pass students (the Moosebots) returned home from the First Lego League Robotics Anchorage Qualifier with a team trophy. This year’s First Lego League (FLL) theme is Animal Allies. In the competition the students design, build and program a robot using […]

Contest for Alaska writers

Contest for Alaska writers

From ADN: 35th Annual Statewide Creative Writing Contest Over $800 in Cash Prizes! The University of Alaska Anchorage and the Alaska Dispatch News will partner with the Alaska Center for the Book to once again present Alaska writers the opportunity to compete in this annual event. Winning entries will be […]