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Moose Pass welcomes Summer with their annual Summer Solstice Festival

Moose Pass welcomes Summer with their annual Summer Solstice Festival

Photos contributed by Jason Aigeldinger – What started out as a day with a heavy downpour,  residents and affiliates of the Moose Pass Sportsmen’s Club continued on with their annual Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival in full spirits. But as happy festival-goers filed in, the gray skies lifted and the mountain tops exposed their white peaks of fresh snow. The festivities […]

by · June 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival June 21 & 22

Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival June 21 & 22

LIVE MUSIC!   GREAT FOOD!   BEER GARDEN!   BAKE SALE!   VENDORS! MUGS & T-SHIRTS!   AUCTION!   RAFFLE!   CARNIVAL! LOTS OF FUN FOR EVERYONE! ———————————————————————- MOOSE PASS Summer Solstice Festival June 21st & 22nd, 2014   MUSIC FOR SATURDAY the 21st Gill Hernandez     Noon – 12:30PM Pretty Damn Close Band     12:30 – 2PM […]

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·

CERT Training in Soldotna

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is pleased to announce an opportunity for members of the public to attend our upcoming CERT training in Soldotna, beginning on June 23. CERT is designed to train people to assist themselves, neighbors, and their community in the event of a major disaster. Designed primarily for people who are not first […]

by · June 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Finding Bethany, author Glen Klinkhart book signing June 6

Finding Bethany, author Glen Klinkhart book signing June 6

Adults and teens are invited to complete their June 6 First Friday art walk at the Seward Community Library Museum, where author and former Anchorage Police Department Detective Glen Klinkhart will lead a short discussion about his new true crime memoir, “Finding Bethany.” A book signing will follow. Friends of the Library members can get early access to the author […]

by · June 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Cooper Landing Artist Offers Window Into ‘Mountain Livin’

Cooper Landing Artist Offers Window Into ‘Mountain Livin’

By Jason Aigeldinger for the SCN – I interviewed artist Katie Feichtinger back in April at Sackett’s Grill off the Sterling Highway. We spoke casually as she used a wood burning pen to draw a map of the Kenai River on the establishment’s bar top. Along with the lines that represent the course of the river, Feichtinger also added names of the […]

by · May 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Glen Klinkhart booking signing with Q&A, June 6

Glen Klinkhart booking signing with Q&A, June 6

Adults and teens are invited to complete their June 6 First Friday art walk at the Seward Community Library Museum, where author and former Anchorage Police Department Detective Glen Klinkhart will lead a short discussion about his new true crime memoir, “Finding Bethany.” A book signing will follow. Friends of the Library members can get early access to the author […]

by · May 28, 2014 · Comments are Disabled ·
Funny River Fire Update 5-24-14

Funny River Fire Update 5-24-14

The National Wildfire Coordinating Group reports the Funny River Fire at 96,584 acres or about 151 square miles as of 5:00 pm on Friday May 23. Costs to fight the fire amount to $240,000 daily. Alaska Interagency Coordination Center reports 409 personnel assigned to the fire as of Saturday morning. The Funny River Fire started May 19. As of Friday […]

by · May 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Drop by the library today

Friday, May 23, 2014 is Patty Linville’s last day as Director of the Seward Community Library Museum. During regular hours at the library, the community is invited to drop by and say farewell. View flyer here

by · May 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Patty Linville retires as City Librarian for 16 years, sees many changes in Seward

Patty Linville retires as City Librarian for 16 years, sees many changes in Seward

Patty Linville says she felt like she was always keeping a secret during the 16 years she worked as Seward’s head librarian. “Secretly, I knew I always had the best job in the City,” she chuckles. So, as Linville faces retirement, she does so with mixed emotions. Linville’s official title, as she steps down, is director of the Seward Community […]

by · May 20, 2014 · 1 comment ·

ATLA (Assistive Technology of Alaska)

Assistive Technology can be the key to greater independence and productivity in your home, school, community and place of employment. ATLA will be providing demonstrations, information and device loans to help Alaskans make informed decisions and select AT (Tools) the best meets your needs. Come by the table to see if any of these devices work for you, and to […]

by · May 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Senator Selects Ten Alaskan High School Graduates to Join her Senate Team

April 29, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Lisa Murkowski today announced the names of her first session summer interns who will work in her Washington, D.C. office next month. Just weeks after graduating from high school, these young Alaskans will participate in the operations of a fast-paced Senate office and get an up-close view of the legislative process. “Being a […]

by · May 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

LOGO Contest

Friends of the Seward Library, a/k/a Seward Community Library Association(SCLA) is requesting submission of art to be used as a logo for the Friends. Art work can be hand drawn or digital in JPEG format only. Not more than four colors and needs to be able to be used as black and white or color in print materials. Friends of […]

by · April 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Congratulations, Ashley!

The KBEA Scholarship Committee has selected three scholarship recipients. Each of the following students will receive $500 to use for their education: Ashley von Borstel, Seward High School – Ashley plans to attend University of Alaska in Fairbanks majoring in Biology. She hopes to go on to veterinary school. Justice English, Kenai Central High School – Justice plans to attend […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 2 comments ·

Seward, Are You Building or Adding On?

Please join us today for the annual Permitting & Agency Information Day! It is from 11am-3pm at the Seward Community Library.  Agency representatives will be available to assist with your permit application, summer project and provide information on Planning, Permitting, Floodplain Development, Fisheries & Wildlife Management, Habitat & Wetlands, and other topics. Sponsored by the City of Seward Community Development, […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Hubbard’s Found Not Guilty!

Justice has been served. I thank all the jurors and judge for their commitment to work toward a just end. I am grateful that our justice system does work. I am grateful to live here.

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Mayor Navarre Available Here In Seward!

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Tuesday, April 15. He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 9:30 am until noon at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122. Mayor Navarre welcomes input, insights and discussion on issues that affect the Seward area, including surrounding […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Thank you for your support

Thank you for your support

The Seward Tsunami Swim Club wishes to thank our community for the wonderful support you continue to show for our Seward youth. STSC has a steady census of fifty swimmers each season that work to their personal best in the pool. That means we have dedicated parents that give of their time and energies to the swim program as well. […]

by · April 2, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Tsunami Swim-a-Thon Friday

Tsunami Swim-a-Thon Friday

It’s here! The last days before the Tsunami swimmers go into the pool for their two hours of time to attempt to complete 200 lengths of the pool! Final pledges are being taken for Swim-a-Thon. Tsunami swimmers can be sponsored two ways for this event; flat/one time amount or by the length. So, if a sponsor gives a per-length sponsorship […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Moose Pass & Seward Postmasters Retire on Friday

Moose Pass & Seward Postmasters Retire on Friday

By Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – Marcia Shea, the beloved Postmaster of Moose Pass will retire on Friday March 21. Shea has spent the last thirty years manning what can be viewed as the epicenter of the small Kenai Peninsula community of roughly 220 residents and said that she has truly enjoyed serving the community she loves. “I have the […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Borough Assembly Report

18 March 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure – March is one of four months each year that the Assembly meets only one time, rather than two.  Our committee meetings (which are open to the public) began at 3 PM, during which we may ask questions of the administration or sponsors of legislation, prior to the regular meeting.  […]

by · March 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Tsunami Swim-a-Thon is coming!

Tsunami Swim-a-Thon is coming!

Tsunami’s have only days left to reach out and find their sponsors/pledges for Swim-a-Thon and many young swimmers have been working up their endurance to try for the 200 lengths limit during the two hour swim time. The event will be March 28, at the Seward pool. STSC has been providing an aquatic swim program in Seward for over 20 […]

by · March 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Swim-a-Thon for Seward Tsunami’s

Swim-a-Thon for Seward Tsunami’s

This year, the Seward Tsunami Swim Club’s annual Swim-a-Thon kicked off on February 24th. Swimmers have the month of March to gather pledges for their two hour swim on Friday, the 28th. This is the club’s sole fundraiser with donations pledged to young athletes who earn them by swimming for two hours straight. By the time their two hours are […]

by · March 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Moose Pass musher finishes Jr. Iditarod

Moose Pass musher finishes Jr. Iditarod

Conway Seavey has won the 2014 Jr. Iditarod. He crossed the finish line at Happy Trails Kennel in Big Lake, Alaska at 7:50 a.m. this morning (Sunday Feb 23rd) with 10 dogs on his team.  Seavey, 17, of Sterling, Alaska has Seward roots. He is the youngest son of last year’s Iditarod Champion Mitch Seavey and mother Janine, and grandson […]

by · February 23, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Moose Pass 14 year-old set to race Jr. Iditarod

Moose Pass 14 year-old set to race Jr. Iditarod

“My name is Ashley Guernsey, and as many of you know I will be running the Jr. Iditarod this year.  I just wanted to say a quick thank you to everyone that has helped me by cheering for me, sponsoring me and just making my life better every day.  I really appreciate everything that everyone has done for me.  The […]

by · February 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·
The Lynx and the Hare

The Lynx and the Hare

Chugach National Forest employees working at the USFS compound at Crown Point, off Kenai Lake, glimpsed some wonderful creatures Tuesday afternoon. Irene Lindquist took this photography of a Lynx. After watching him for about 10 minutes from their office, she and Alex followed his tracks behind the building to see where he had gone. Not long after the lynx ran off into […]

by · February 20, 2014 · 2 comments ·

1st Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous is Happening this Weekend !

Get outside for some winter fun and help support our small town community for the First Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous happening February 14th through 16th.  There will be lots of activities for the whole family: ski races, raffle drawings, rummage sale, great food, music, bonfire and more.  Contact the Trail Lake Lodge for more details : 288-3101, or like […]

by · February 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·

4H Meetings in Moose Pass

By Anna Milligan It has been a very busy year for the Moose Landing 4H club. We have club meetings every second Tuesday of the month at the Moose Pass Community Hall. At meetings we learn about health and safety, and talk about what we are learning. We also play games and have a good time with each other. Wendy […]

by · February 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Worm Composting for Winter

Winter Composting with Worms Composting in the winter is no fun!  The weekly long, slow trudge out to the compost pile at 20 F below isn’t even an Alaskan’s idea of a good time. Fortunately there is an easy, fun alternative for composting during the Alaskan winter: Vermicomposting! Vermicomposting is the feeding of kitchen food scraps to worms.  In addition […]

by · February 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·