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Seward Dance Extravaganza

Seward Dance Extravaganza

There’s still time to enroll in the Seward Dance Extravaganza! Hurry to the Apex Gym to secure your spot!!  

July 2, 2015 ·

Mt. Marathon Race Volunteers Still Needed

Volunteers are needed for doing sweeps after the Junior and Women’s Races, and bib recording on the mountain at 1/2 way for all races. Please email ldraper@gci.net if you can help in this capacity or have questions about what these jobs entail. You’ll be making the race safer, it’s a lot of fun and you get a tee shirt too!

June 27, 2015 ·
Bear Glacier kayak adventure

Bear Glacier kayak adventure

On Wednesday, June 24th, I was lucky to go kayaking for the day at Bear Glacier, 15 miles south of Seward, in Kenai Fjords National Park. Please visit my blog at http://sporadicbird.blogspot.com for more photos and the story. Submitted by Carol Griswold

June 27, 2015 ·
Father’s Day spent in a boom lift

Father’s Day spent in a boom lift

  Submitted by Dot Bardarson – The father/son duo of Rolf and Leif Bardarson spent Father’s Day in the buckets, washing windows and painting the bow of the Holland America ship that was in port.      

June 25, 2015 ·
Seward Beach Fishing is HOT!

Seward Beach Fishing is HOT!

June 23, 2015 ·
Huge Thank You to Major Marine Tours from Cub Scout Pack 327!

Huge Thank You to Major Marine Tours from Cub Scout Pack 327!

Saturday, June 13th, Seward’s Cub Scout Pack 327 had an exciting adventure exploring Caines Head and Fort McGilvray. It was a perfect, clear blue sky day! We could not have had such a wonderful day if Tom Tougas and Major Marine Tours had not generously donated the M/V Yukon Queen to transport our scouts and their families out to Caines […]

June 22, 2015 ·
Sikuliaq back in the water

Sikuliaq back in the water

Vigor Alaska finished the one-year warranty work and then some on the R/V Sikuliaq today. The global class ice-capable research vessel was carefully lowered into the water by the synchrolift shortly after this photo was taken. Note the new, dark blue hull. The color reminded me of the Alaska flag, so I added the Big Dipper in Photoshop. Submitted by Carol […]

June 21, 2015 ·
Afternoon winds flare up Stetson Creek wildfire

Afternoon winds flare up Stetson Creek wildfire

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — After skulking quietly all night and into the morning because of lower temperature and higher humidity, the Stetson Creek fire flared under press of wind starting about four in the afternoon Thursday. Two water scooping/dropping aircraft (tail numbers 42 and 52) led by their spotter plane arrived on scene within minutes and began their repetitive […]

June 19, 2015 ·
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Closes Area Near Skilak Lake as Card Street Fire Blows Up

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Closes Area Near Skilak Lake as Card Street Fire Blows Up

June 18, 2015 ·

Solstice Cemetery Walk June 21

Please join us for a walk through history on Sunday June 21 for the 10th annual Solstice Cemetery Walk, sponsored by the Resurrection Bay Historical Society.  We begin at 10:30 PM at the American Legion cemetery, and for about an hour Lee Poleske will take us through a tour of graves, reading the obituaries that appeared in the local newspaper […]

June 18, 2015 ·

Donations For Fire Victims

Donations are being accepted at Spenard Builders Supply for wildfire victims. Donations will be sent to the Card Street Fire on the Kenai Peninsula and Sockeye Fire in Willow. Suggested Donations: non-perishable food Bottled water Diapers and baby wipes Child and baby clothing Adult clothing Blankets and towels Fans Dog food and horse feed Gift cards for food or clothing Paper products […]

June 17, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Report

16 June 2015 Borough Assembly Report By Sue McClure   The second June meeting of the Borough Assembly ended at nearly midnight, with a room full of people testifying on several ordinances. The “main event” was Ordinance 2015-14, which would delete much of the area protected by the anadromous fish protection ordinance (2013-18), leaving only the Kenai and Kasilof River […]

June 17, 2015 ·
Gold Pan at Adventure Sixty North – Local Discount!

Gold Pan at Adventure Sixty North – Local Discount!

Adventure Sixty North is proud to offer gold panning! Some of you may have seen the new wooden structure between our shop and the Salmon Bake.  We built raised troughs that are under cover so it is a great rain or shine activity.  In addition to finding gold in our seeded pay dirt, you will also find rocks/gems that can […]

June 13, 2015 ·
Moving day hampered by equipment issues

Moving day hampered by equipment issues

Brentinseward The City of Seward Electric Department had a planned power outage Thursday morning from 9:30 until approximately 10:30 to allow safe transportation of two large buildings  from the Seward Rec Camp   to the Questa Woods area. The first building went down the road with out any problems.   However, the second building experienced equipment issues and broke down on the 3rd bridge by Metco, […]

June 11, 2015 ·
Volunteer Hospice Now Hiring

Volunteer Hospice Now Hiring

June 10, 2015 ·
Most Alaska jails facing 45 percent cut in state funds

Most Alaska jails facing 45 percent cut in state funds

Most Alaska jails are facing 45 percent cut in state funds. “Although no cuts are immediate, we face serious challenges”, said City Manager Jim Hunt.  For more information see the following article at KTUU: http://www.ktuu.com/news/news/most-alaska-jails-facing-45-percent-cut-in-state-funds/33491216

June 10, 2015 ·
Port City Players Presents Shakespeare’s MacBeth

Port City Players Presents Shakespeare’s MacBeth

Don’t miss Shakespeare’s MACBETH Saturday night June 6th 8pm and Sunday afternoon June 7th 4pm at the High School Theater.  General admission is $15 and $10 to all SAC members, students, seniors and military.  Tickets are sold at the door which opens a half hour before the show starts. “MacBeth is a classic Shakespearean tragedy, which means it’s dark, ominous, […]

June 5, 2015 ·

Childbirth Education Class June 27th

Childbirth class to be offered June 27th from 9am-5pm. Cost is $75, but scholarships available if payment cannot be met. Please contact Kim Bird at 224-5213 to register or ask questions.

June 3, 2015 ·

Borough Assembly Report

2 June 2015 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   The borough assembly passed the fiscal year 2016 budget, with one major amendment. The school district funding was raised by $2,238,432, funding to the “Cap” of $48,238,432 for the first time in several years. Assembly member Gilman proposed the amendment and it ultimately passed by a 6-3 vote. The […]

June 3, 2015 ·
Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy perform June 7

Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy perform June 7

June 3, 2015 ·
Seward Dance Opportunity!!

Seward Dance Opportunity!!

June 2, 2015 ·

Who Wants the GreatLander BushMailer?

I have taken photographic record over this winter of the large amount of trash generated from the unwanted BushMailer publications. I took it upon myself to contact the printing company to see how we can stop the delivery of this newspaper to those that do not want it. They gave me the following information: If you wish to remove yourself […]

June 2, 2015 ·
QNT Celebration of Healthy Lifestyles Community Picnic.  All Invited!

QNT Celebration of Healthy Lifestyles Community Picnic. All Invited!

June 2, 2015 ·
Home Staging Aids Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Home Staging Aids Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Foreclosure is an unpleasant topic, but one that some of us will have to deal with.   According to home staging expert Debra Gould, the key to avoiding foreclosure is to be proactive. “If you know that you will have difficulty making your mortgage payments in the near future, contact your lender immediately,” Gould states. “Explain your situation politely and […]

May 31, 2015 ·

SBCFSA Regular Meeting June 1

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a regular board meeting at 6:00 pm, Monday, June 1, 2015.  The agenda includes Permits for Review KRC11289 Williams Construction of New Home, Letters from Zimmerman and Murkawsky/Mezirow Regarding Lost Creek, Proposal to Gather and Collect GPS Control, Establishing June and July Work Session Topics, and Informational Item Public Notice of Change […]

May 28, 2015 ·

Museum exhibit highlights longtime businesses

Resurrection Bay Historical Society will be hosting the opening of a new Seward Museum exhibit on Thursday, May 28 from 7-8 p.m. The exhibit highlights “Brown & Hawkins” and “Urbachs,” two Seward businesses that have served residents and non-residents alike for 100 years. Please join us for this special event. An RBHS membership meeting will follow at 8 p.m.

May 27, 2015 ·