A celebration of life will be held in his honor on Sunday,October 4th, 12-2 p.m. at the K.M. Rae Building. Everyone is welcome to attend and share their memories of Bruce. Please bring a potluck dish to share if you can.
Recent News & Information
The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) National Heritage Area will be holding its next Board of Directors meeting on October 20, 2015 from 1-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Seward Library Museum. The public is invited to attend. The Board will be discussing new grant proposals and other business. National Heritage Areas are designated by Congress and administered by […]
Seward Middle school is in need of a girls basketball coach. If you are interested or know of someone that might be, have them call the school at 224-9000. Practice will start on Monday, October 5th. Thank You!
Seward Community Foundation, an affiliate of Alaska Community Foundation Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter PO Box 933 Seward, Alaska 99664 907-224-GIVE (4338) www.sewardcf.org email@example.com Facebook.com/Seward‐Community‐Foundation SUMMER 2015 NEWSLETTER This year Seward Community Foundation (SCF) reached a major milestone with $120,000 available for granting during 2015. Therefore, SCF was able to consider a few larger requests that will […]
Break out the lederhosen and dust off your stein, Oktoberfest is happening in Seward this year. Join The Cookery and friends on Friday Oktober 2, from 5-9 pm in downtown Seward. Schnitzel, brats, beer, and more, will be available. Polka band “The Polka Buzz” will be in town for some fall festive music and good times. Their first set kicks off at […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Those who visit the beach at Lowell Point, or hike the 4.5 mile coastal trail to the recreation area, ending at North Beach, will come across handsome new signposts with evocative poems that may offer a chance to pause, take in its meaning, and find something that speaks to them. That’s the goal of Poems in […]
The Snow River String Band opens up the Fest Tomorrow at 5! The Snow River String Band is a direct outgrowth of the Bluegrass Camps for Kids that have come to Seward for four consecutive summers. With newly acquired skills gained from the camps and a little behind-the-scenes parental organization, the band was formed in the fall of 2013. The […]
There will be spaghetti feed and silent auction on October 9th, 2015, 5:30 PM at the Breeze Inn for Sheri Stern, long time Seward Resident and employee at Safeway. All proceeds will be used in Sheri’s fight against cancer. There are also donation cans at Safeway.
Thank you District 6 candidates Kenn Carpenter and Brandii Holmdahl for participating in this Senior Citizen Survey. In addition to the economic issues facing our state and boroughs, there are several issues of particular importance to our KPB Senior population. Seniors on the peninsula number approximately 10,000 and provide a significant contribution to the KPB economy and volunteer community. A […]
Vigor Alaska is now hiring for the following jobs: Laborer – Associate 1 Laborer – Journey Level Painter – Associate 1 Painter – Journey Level Welder – Associate 1 Welder – Journey Level For detailed description and link to apply: http://vigor.net/jobs We encourage women and minorities to apply. Proud to be a drug free work place, and Equal Opportunity Employer.
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seaview Community Services has received national accreditation for its many programs. After spending more than two years making the required changes and program improvements, its board of directors rejoiced with staff members Monday afternoon. “There are a few national associations that accredit agencies. The one we used was the Council on Accreditation, and they […]
Spider and the Webs will be coming all the way from Washington to play a set for you all Friday night from 10:45-11:45! Spider and the Webs came together in Olympia, WA, during the summer of 2004. The psychedelic punk act formed around Tobi Vail (Bikini Kill, Frumpies, the Go! Team) and James Maeda (the Serum Greys), adding Chris […]
Submitted by the Alaska Department of Fish & Game – (SOLDOTNA) – A brown bear involved in the September 22 mauling of a Texas man on Kenai National Wildlife Refuge near Doroshin Bay on Skilak Lake has been found dead by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Wildlife Officers and Alaska Department of Fish and Game personnel investigating the incident. […]
It was a beautiful sunny day on the afternoon of Sunday, September 13th as 48 community members (not all pictured) joined to raise funds and awareness for Church World Service and their annual CROP HUNGER WALK. If you were out along the bike path from 2-3 PM you would have seen adults and children of all ages wearing signs, carrying […]
Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management News Release – The NOAA National Weather Service is currently working on upgrading the Weather Radio system. Due to the work, the normal required weekly test that generally takes place on Wednesday will occur Thursday, September 24 between 11am and 3pm. In addition, there may be more than one test during this period […]
Friday * September 25th 5-5:45…………..Snow River String Band 6-6:45……………Angels in the Air 7-8………………..Blackwater Railroad Company 8:15-9:15……… Green Tara’s Honky Tonk Smorgasbord 9:30-10:30……The Shoot Dangs 10:45-11:45… Spider and The Webs 12-1:30………….Wasteland Hop Saturday * September 26th 12-12:45…… League of Extraordinary Jugglers 1-1:45……….. Luna Dance Circle & Gypsy Horizon 2-2:45……….. Elite 9 3-3:45………..Yurapik Drummers and Dance 4-4:45………..Wrick Luv & the Poverty Pimps […]
Harm will be closing Saturday night from midnight until 1:30 am. Harm is an Fairbanks ensemble that defies the bounds of typical genre standards. Blending psych-folk and hip-hop with classical themes the experimental chamber group defies your notions of musical normativity. Here is a great article about them from the Anchorage Press, and here is a video of their song Between a […]
Aurora Energy Services News Release – Tuesday, September 22, 2015 SEWARD – Aurora Energy Services, LLC, the company operating the Seward Coal Loading Facility on behalf of the Alaska Railroad Corporation, announced today that the facility will be idle for the remainder of 2015. A drop in the world coal market prices have caused a decrease in coal exports from […]
The 53rd Annual Alaska Fire Conference will be held in Seward from Monday, Sept. 28 through Saturday, Oct. 3. The Phoenix Chapter of the Alaska State Firefighters Association (ASFA) is hosting the event in Seward for the ASFA and the Alaska Fire Chiefs Association (AFCA). The conference is an annual educational and organizational event providing a chance for firefighters from across the state to […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – President Obama publicly kicked off The Every Kid in a Park program during his historic visit to the park and Seward on Tuesday, September 1. Seward Elementary fourth grade student Samantha Insalaco and her teacher Jenna Fabian walked and conversed with the President in the Exit Glacier area. “There’s a lot to discover and […]
LUNA DANCE CIRCE, Seward’s first Tribal Style Belly Dance group, was created in 2006 by Lori Angove. Lori Angove is a certified FCBD® Sister Studio instructor, dedicated to the group improvisational dance style know as American Tribal Style® Belly Dance. This year Luna Dance Circle has reached out to embraced her sisters of ATS® in Alaska both near and far to […]
Early absentee in person voting begins today in the City Clerk’s Office – bring a form of ID and come vote in the city and/or borough election. This is a great service to utilize if you can’t make it to the polls on Election Day (October 6, 2015). Absentee voting will occur Monday through Friday, September 21 – October 5 […]
Volunteers really do make a difference! This summer season 180+ volunteers, everyday people like you and me, got together to make a difference on Kenai Peninsula rivers through the Stream Watch program. This year marks the 21st season for the volunteer driven program with people from across the state of Alaska and right here in our own communities, many […]