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Lemonade Day Alaska Kicks off its 4th year in Alaska!

Lemonade Day Alaska Kicks off its 4th year in Alaska!

Lemonade Day Alaska Kicks off its 4th year in Alaska! Lemonade Day Alaska teaches kids about starting a business, but also about the importance of financial literacy and giving back to the community.  Program participants are allowed to keep all of the money they raise from operations, but are encouraged to “spend a little, save a little, and share a […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·

This Week at the Seward Senior Center….

Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner!  The center is preparing for it’s annual Summer Plant sale and is seeking donations of disposable cups, plant trays, and cottage cheese and yogurt containers.  On Tuesday, April 22nd join us at 10am to plant seedlings.  Funds from the sale will benefit the senior nutrition program.  On a final […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Frozen Playing at High School 4/17

Frozen Playing at High School 4/17

SHS National Honor Society and Theater Program have jointly obtained a yearlong movie licensure from Movie Licensing USA.  This means that we can legally play movies in the HS Theater as a service to our theater-less community and to raise funds for theater  sets and various NHS causes. * Initially we will be raising money to reimburse the NHS and […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Local kid’s band perform at Alaska Folk Fest in Juneau

Local kid’s band perform at Alaska Folk Fest in Juneau

The  Snow River String Band, a new bluegrass band made up of Seward and Moose Pass elementary-school age students, performed at the Alaska Folk Festival in Juneau this weekend. The Saturday afternoon show was their second folk festival performance–the first being in Anchorage in January. Their parents sent us these photos, and say they had a blast. Inspired by attending […]

by · April 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Two Bald Eagles Rescued

Two Bald Eagles Rescued

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Alaska SeaLife Center’s wildlife response staff rescued two debilitated adult bald eagles that were found somewhere out along Lowell Point Road last Sunday.  The two eagles were each picked up and brought to the Center’s wildlife rescue facility. Both were lethargic. One was assessed, and released to the wild later the same day after he […]

by · April 13, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Sugar Mountain police car

Sugar Mountain police car

  The Sugar Mountain film crew moved into the Providence-Seward Medical Care Center emergency room on Saturday to film the next segment of their movie. One of Seward’s snappy-looking police cars was temporarily rebranded. One week of on-site shooting remains before the feature film “is a wrap.” Submitted by Carol Griswold

by · April 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Game Changer: Local Culinary Couple Take the Helm at Seward Brewing Company

Game Changer: Local Culinary Couple Take the Helm at Seward Brewing Company

By Jason Aigeldinger for  Seward City News – They’ve both been around town awhile. There is a real solid chance you’ve enjoyed a meal he’s prepared. She has no doubt poured you a drink or two at some point over the past eighteen summer seasons. And now they have a brewery to call their own. Chef Erik Slater and General Manager Hillary Bean […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Big Yard Sale Today, Saturday April 12

Big Yard sale with lots of weird and wonderful things. Vintage collectibles, furniture, books. Starts at 10 and goes til 4. 1702 Chiswell St. just off of Phoenix.

by · April 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Win a dinner for 2 at Chinook’s from the Seward Prevention Coalition

Win a dinner for 2 at Chinook’s!  Complete a survey for the Seward Prevention Coalition and be entered to win a dinner for two at Chinook’s.  Hard copies are available at the Seward Community Library Museum and Resurrect Art Coffee House or it can be completed online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/22ZY7CK.  The deadline for entry is May 16th.        

by · April 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
R/V Sikuliaq Delayed by Mechanical Problems

R/V Sikuliaq Delayed by Mechanical Problems

By Rick Smeriglio for Seward City News – During its acceptance trials on Lake Michigan in March, engineers discovered that Research Vessel Sikuliaq had lost proper lubrication in its starboard propulsion unit. According to Sikuliaq Project Manager Daniel Oliver, the fix will require re-engineering the suction system whereby the vessel circulates and cools lubrication oil in its sophisticated Z-drive propulsion […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Maritime Industry Well Represented at Job Fair

Maritime Industry Well Represented at Job Fair

By Rick Smeriglio for Seward City News – Between 100 and 200 persons, mainly students, attended the annual job fair hosted by Alaska Vocational Technical Center in Seward on Monday, April 7. At least six maritime employers handed out applications and company information. Several said they had hired from AVTEC programs in the past. Riki Clark, crewing administrator for Crowley […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Lowell Point Road Rock Roulette

Lowell Point Road Rock Roulette

Lowell Point Road can be a dangerous drive. In the winter, it’s avalanches. When the snow melts,  it’s rock slides. A rock “moat” collects some of the gravel and rocks along the largest slide area, but every day, large and small rocks bounce over onto the roadway. At times the debris blocks the road, requiring heavy equipment to remove it. […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Cooperative Weed Management Annual Workshop

Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area Annual Workshop   The Annual Weed Workshop will be held at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Rd. Friday April 25th from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM This FREE workshop provides an opportunity to learn about Invasive Creatures in our Community, what controls are being used, what are the risks, what to watch […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Free Landscape Design Talk!

Free Landscape Design Talk!

Have you ever wondered what makes some gardens absolutely outstanding? Would you like yours to be one of those too? Or are you just ready after a long winter to see colorful Alaska gardens in bloom? In cooperation with the UAF Cooperative Extension, the Resurrection Bay Garden Club presents award-winning Alaska garden designer and author Brenda Adams on Saturday, April […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Schools Site Based Council Meeting Tonight (Thursday) at 6:30pm

Seward Schools Site Based Council April meeting will be tonight (Thursday) at 6:30pm at the Seward Middle School. The agenda can be found here: Agenda – April 10, 2014 SSBC

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

pesticide applicator training

Alaska Certified Pesticide Applicator Classes April 28th, 29th & 30th 2014 in Kenai   Do you need pesticide applicator classes to test to become certified by the DEC Pesticide Program in Alaska?  Cooperative Extension Service will provide the training and materials needed to take the exam to become a certified applicator.  This three day class is the only on-site training […]

by · April 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward High Track and Field Fund Raiser…Community Mile on Thursday (donations for your participation are welcome) and Pasta Feed 4pm-7pm on Friday!

Seward High Track and Field Fund Raiser…Community Mile on Thursday (donations for your participation are welcome) and Pasta Feed 4pm-7pm on Friday!

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SBCFSA Meeting April 21

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, April 21 at 7:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in SeaView Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The topic will be SBCFSA News Articles. More information is available at the SBCFSA Office at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 123 between 9AM and 3PM Monday thru Thursday.  Public is welcome.  Please note the SBCFSA board will hold […]

by · April 9, 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 ·

Deep Gratitude for Our Seward Heroes

The morning of 3/24 held surprises for some of us.  When I caught  my toe on a frozen chunk of ice and went down with a force of exponential gravity, shattering the femur, on my new hip, I knew instantly I was in big trouble. As I lay there on the side of the road, waiting for the ambulance to […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Sea Monster Sculpture

Sea Monster Sculpture

   

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
McKnight on inspiring life-long learners

McKnight on inspiring life-long learners

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward Elementary 5th grade teacher Terri McKnight has been selected as a BP Teacher of Excellence. Many Seward-El teachers have been nominated in the past, and McKnight has been nominated before, but this is the first time she actually filled out all the required paperwork, said Principal David Kingsland. Like most teachers, McKnight focuses […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Kenai Fjords National Park Weather Summary – March 2014

Weather in the Kenai Fjords area was dominated by sunny skies for most of March, resulting in another month of below normal precipitation. Near mid-month, a week of storms added snow to the snowpack, but not nearly the amount required to bring snow depths up to normal. March was the third month in a row to experience an above normal […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Chat with Mayor Navarre – Tuesday, April 15

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 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Kenai Fjords Tours Thanks Seward Boys and Girls Club

Kenai Fjords Tours Thanks Seward Boys and Girls Club

Kenai Fjords Tours would like to thank the Seward Boys and Girls Club for contributing their lovely artwork to our Marine Science Explorer Program. With the guidence of Justine Pechuzal, amazing community artist, the students transformed a white box into an enchanting underwater look at Resurrection Bay. While studying the intertidal ecosystem in our backyard, students added paintings to the box until […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Live Music April 11

Emma Hill Friday April 11th 7pm Resurrect Art Coffee House ($10) Emma Hill is not afraid to sing. In fact, her voice’s countrified richness, delicate inflections and fear-no-range transitions make it easy to imagine that’s all she ever does.” – Willamette Week “…[I]ntimate, heartfelt, sincere…” -The Long Journey, Italy “Delightful vocals allied to some strong songs makes this girl from the […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·

AK Community Forest Council seeks applicants

Are you interested in helping create healthy, vibrant and sustainable communities in Alaska? Consider applying for a seat on the Alaska Community Forest Council. The Council is a nonprofit and state advisory organization that works to improve Alaskans’ quality of life by expanding and caring for urban and community forests. An application and information about the council is attached and can […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Native Art Classes at Qutekcak

Native Art Classes at Qutekcak

  Native Art Classes at Qutekcak The 2014 Alaska Native Art classes are going strong at QNT.  Participants have been enjoying trying their hands at traditional native arts. Classes began in February and will continue through May.  The classes are open to all. Join us on Wednesdays at 11am for basket weaving, and 1pm for carving and Fridays at 1pm […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·