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Volunteer Hospice Now Hiring

Volunteer Hospice Now Hiring

May 15, 2015 ·
KPB Briefs Moose Pass on Pending Land Transfers

KPB Briefs Moose Pass on Pending Land Transfers

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — At a meeting of the Moose Pass Advisory Planning Commission held May 6, Kenai Peninsula Borough land management officer, Marcus Mueller briefed the panel and audience about the state’s February 24 decision to transfer to Kenai Peninsula Borough, specified state land between the Hope Wye and Bear Lake. As part of its municipal entitlement, […]

May 15, 2015 ·
USCGC MUSTANG Promotes Safety First

USCGC MUSTANG Promotes Safety First

  By LT Matthew Brinkley, Commanding Officer, USCGC MUSTANG – In preparation for National Safe Boating Week and the 2015 fishing and boating season, your local US Coast Guard Cutter MUSTANG (WPB 1310) wants to share some reminders to stress the importance of safety to help reduce boating accidents and fatalities. Boating safety is one of the Coast Guard’s top […]

May 15, 2015 ·

Coast Guard Observes National Safe Boating Week in Alaska

United States Coast Guard 17th District Alaska News Release – Coast Guard Observes National Safe Boating Week in Alaska KODIAK, Alaska — In recognition of National Safe Boating Week 2015, the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary across Alaska are encouraging and promoting safe boating practices to protect lives at sea. The National Safe Boating Week campaign is a public outreach […]

May 15, 2015 ·

Jr. High Summer Kick-Off

Kick off summer as only youth can.  We are having games, food and friends @ Branson Pavilion on Sunday May 17th @ 2pm. This event is for all the 6th-8th graders and bring your families!  Come have fun with us rain or shine and bring extra clothes. (sometimes our games get messy :))

May 15, 2015 ·
Seward PTSA Garage Sale May 23

Seward PTSA Garage Sale May 23

Its spring so it must be time for the semi annual PTA garage this Saturday May 23rd! As always it will be held in the high school cafeteria starting at 9 AM and ending at 2 PM. Donated items can be dropped at the loading dock in the back of the cafeteria starting Friday at 2 PM. If items need […]

May 14, 2015 ·
Take the Survey ONLINE and enter into a raffle for prizes!

Take the Survey ONLINE and enter into a raffle for prizes!

>>>>> CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY <<<<< Please take the Seward Community Health Needs Assessment Survey! When you’ve completed the survey, forward this to your family and friends in the Seward to Moose Pass area. This survey is conducted every three years and the information has been used by many local organizations to address health and wellness needs in […]

May 14, 2015 ·
In Memory of Peter Michael Peterson

In Memory of Peter Michael Peterson

Peter Peterson died peacefully on May 11, 2015 in Anchorage in the presence of his sister Barbara Peterson. Pete was born in Seward on June 12, 1952, the oldest of three children, to Andrew (Andy) and Martha Peterson. Peter served in the Army during the Vietnam War and returned to Seward to work as a longshoreman for over thirty years. […]

May 14, 2015 ·
Matthew Morris, All State Honors for Alaska State Wrestling Team recieves city proclamation from Seward City Mayor Jean Bardarson. Heidi Zemach photo

Teen wrestlers recognized

The Seward City Council recognized the achievements of two local wrestlers at Monday night’s meeting. Matthew Morris received a proclamation for receiving All State Honors for the Alaska State Wrestling Team. Eddy Olesiuk was honored as First Place finisher at the 2015 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Wrestling Championship. Team members and coaches showed up to honor the two teenagers, […]

May 14, 2015 ·
Tuesday Night Lights

Tuesday Night Lights

Unexpected solar storms treated Seward to a pretty good light show on late tuesday night / early wednesday morning.                                                                                   […]

May 13, 2015 ·
Rare buzz saw shark fossil returns to Alaska

Rare buzz saw shark fossil returns to Alaska

Rare buzz saw shark fossil returns to Alaska Now on display as part of a new exhibit at the Alaska SeaLife Center Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – SEWARD, Alaska – A rare, estranged fossil rock containing the imprint of a prehistoric shark’s 360-degree spiral of teeth, originally discovered in Alaska nearly 30 years ago, has been returned to the […]

May 13, 2015 ·
Council approves another public crane study

Council approves another public crane study

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- After a great deal of debate, and two rejections of amended versions, the Seward City Council members Monday night approved an engineering contract with Moffat & Nichol to further study the feasibility of one or two public use cranes in the Small Boat Harbor, and appropriating $9,800 for the study. The locations for study listed […]

May 13, 2015 ·
SeaLife Summer Festival & Summer of Sharks Grand Opening Celebration

SeaLife Summer Festival & Summer of Sharks Grand Opening Celebration

Join the Alaska SeaLife Center for the first ever SeaLife Summer Festival and Summer of Sharks Grand Opening Celebration! The Center will be hosting daytime activities on the ASLC plaza and adjoining property, featuring free live music and arts and crafts vendors. Our ticketed fundraising event starts at 6:30 pm with a Sustainable Seafood Appetizer Showdown, exclusive access to the new exhibit, meet-and-greet […]

May 13, 2015 ·
Seward Harbor Opening Weekend May 16

Seward Harbor Opening Weekend May 16

May 13, 2015 ·
Job posting for temp job at the Forest Service Seward Office

Job posting for temp job at the Forest Service Seward Office

There is a temp job at the Forest Service, Seward Office. See this flyer for more information:Seward RD Outreach for Customer Service Representative GS-0303-03 vacancy announcement  

May 12, 2015 ·

Bammy Awards

Vote for David Kingsland in the Bammy Awards! It Takes a Village to Educate a Child Perhaps the greatest threat facing all educators today is the relentless national criticism of America’s public schools. The national narrative that is driving the negative public perception of education is leading to a decrease in public confidence and calls for reduced financial support. Today, […]

May 12, 2015 ·
Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council announces election of Board Officers

Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council announces election of Board Officers

Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council News Release –  The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council held its annual board meeting in Valdez, AK during the first week of May.  Among other business, the meeting convened to elect new board officers for the year ending in May 2016. The newly elected executive committee includes; President; Amanda Bauer, representing the City of Valdez, […]

May 12, 2015 ·
Military Appreciation BBQ May 16

Military Appreciation BBQ May 16

May 12, 2015 ·

GIGANTIC ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE!!!

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 400 Third Avenue (at Jefferson) will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 16th, from 9 am – 4 pm.  The community is welcome to bring salable items in good condition to the church, the week prior to the sale.  For further information, contact the church office at 224-3628.

May 12, 2015 ·

RESURRECTION CELEBRATES 70TH ANNIVERSARY!

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 400 Third Avenue (at Jefferson) will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary as a worshiping community on Sunday, May 31st, beginning with a celebration worship service at 10 am, followed by a social time for viewing historical artifacts and hearing from long-time members, with a meal for all in attendance at 12 noon. The planning committee is anxious to […]

May 12, 2015 ·
SOCIAL SECURITY REP COMING

SOCIAL SECURITY REP COMING

Robin Schmidt, Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, Alaska District, will be in Seward to offer answers to common questions such as retiring early and widow benefits.  Ms. Schmidt will be giving two presentations on WEDNESDAY, MAY 13th as follows:  at SEWARD SENIOR CENTER,  1:00pm-2:00pm; and, at SEWARD COMMUNITY LIBRARY, Community Room, 5:30pm-6:30pm These presentations are OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY and […]

May 12, 2015 ·

Hazardous Waste Collection Day May 16

Hazardous Waste Collection Day Date Saturday, May 16, 2015 Time 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ADT Where Seward Transfer Facility 3200 Dimond, Seward, AK  <http://maps.google.com?q=3200+Dimond+Blvd%2c+Seward%2c+AK+99664> The Kenai Peninsula Borough’s hazardous waste program gives households and small businesses the opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous waste and chemicals. Businesses are charged a fee; households are free. All businesses must pre-register with […]

May 12, 2015 ·
City Public Works workr vacuuming beach. Heidi Zemach photo.

DEC investigator finds beach and lagoon cleaned

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Darren Steward, a compliance case officer with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water division arrived in Seward Thursday May 7th to investigate last week’s unexpected trash release at the City of Seward’s wastewater lagoon at Spring Creek, and the Spring Creek beach near the lagoon’s outflow pipe.  He arrived two days after […]

May 11, 2015 ·

Chugach National Forest-Forest Plan Revision Update in Seward & Moose Pass May 13

Join us during our Spring Forest Plan Revision meetings. We will share and discuss the work that has taken place during our current Forest Plan Revision process. We will identify what’s changing and what’s staying the same in the existing Chugach Forest Plan and we will share the next steps in the process, including the release and public review of […]

May 11, 2015 ·
PLANT & GARDEN SALE!

PLANT & GARDEN SALE!

FRIDAY, MAY 15th 12:00pm-6:00pm SEWARD SENIOR CENTER UPSTAIRS 3rd FLOOR 336 THIRD AVE. @ JEFFERSON ST. Support your local senior services!

May 11, 2015 ·
AKTEACH: Summer and Fall Semester Registration is Now Open!

AKTEACH: Summer and Fall Semester Registration is Now Open!

A quality education for your children All levels of learning Proven and accredited curriculum Remediation Summer Course dates: May 26th August 14th Fall course Dates: August 17th December 18th The AKTEACH Homeschool program offers access to a wide variety of high quality educational resources that meet the individual needs of every homeschool family. The AKTEACH Homeschool program offers access to […]

May 11, 2015 ·