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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet in a special meeting on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of:    Give direction to administration to hire a third consultant to remediate hydrogen sulfide emissions related to City sewage.   The meeting will be conducted in City Council Chambers, City Hall, 410 Adams Street, Seward.  […]

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Calculating the Cost of Confidence: you can help!

Hi everyone, I’m working on getting a set of graphing calculators for the Pre-Algebra and Algebra classes I teach at Seward Middle School. These calculators will allow students to graph systems of equations, look for relationships and find solutions. The calculators will also allow us to explore some more complex operations with probability and statistics. With the new common core […]

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Register your child for the Imagination Library

Register your child for the Imagination Library

  Register your child for the Imagination Library online! It’s free and it’s easy: 1.      www.imaginationlibrary.com 2.      Scroll to bottom select country 3.      Select “register my child” from left hand margin   The Seward & Moose Pass Imagination Library Sewardimaginationlibrary@gmail.com  

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Schools Need Substitutes

Seward area schools are in need of more good substitutes!  If you are interested in subbing as a teacher, aide, tutor, food service worker or custodian, please contact Randi Broyles at the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Office at (907) 714-8845 for more information.   If there is enough interest, there is a definite possibility  training would be held in Seward , which […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
SPRD Press Release August 22

SPRD Press Release August 22

TYC After School Program is back! Come check out Seward Teen & Youth Center’s After School Program for K-5th grades! ASP emphasizes cooperative play, sports, environmental science, outdoor play, creative arts, homework help, music appreciation and social enhancement. Children can chose from a number of daily activities from science experiments, to baking projects to board games to field trips to a […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Artwork wanted for Harvest Art Exhibit and Auction

The Peninsula Art Guild is calling for local artists to donate up to two pieces of their own original artwork for its Harvest Art Exhibit and Auction.  Please bring donated artworks to the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave., Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall by 5pm, Saturday, Aug 30.   

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Stumblebum Brass Band to perform at the Yukon Bar August 24

The Stumblebum Brass Band will perform at the Yukon Bar on Sunday, August 24, at 9PM. For more information about the band, please visit: http://stumblebumbrassband.com/about.html https://www.facebook.com/StumblebumBrassBand

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Dan Seavey Book Signing Event

Dan Seavey Book Signing Event

  Meet legendary musher and Seward local Dan Seavey for a book signing at the Kenai Fjords National Park Information Center.  August 22, 9 AM to 12 PM.

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Celebrate Founders’ Day on Aug. 28

There will be cake and light refreshments at this year’s celebration of Seward’s Founders’ Day – an annual event that recalls the establishment of a railroad town at the head of Resurrection Bay on Aug. 28, 1903. Resurrection Bay Historical Society invites the public to join the festivities marking the 111th anniversary of the arrival of the landing party from […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Small bubble aerators are a welcome sight at the City of Seward's passive wastewater lagoon lagoon. Heidi Zemach file photo

Lagoon work timing worries Lowell Point business owners

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Merrell Brothers, Inc., the lowest of three contractors to bid on the City of Seward project to drain, dredge and remove sludge from the two Seward lagoons, and conduct needed repairs, has told city officials it plans to begin working on the $3.9 million project in Seward next April. That information was disturbing to […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Phoenix Taxi rides again

Phoenix Taxi rides again

“QuackerJack” and his well “ducked out” taxi were involved in a serious T-bone accident several weeks ago that totaled the original Phoenix Taxi. But Jack would like all to know that you can’t keep a good man down-or him. And like the Phoenix of old, this Phoenix has also risen from the ashes. Once again Jack and his adorned taxi can be seen  […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 2 comments ·

Help Encourage SWMS Math Students

Hello Sewardites, We are off to a great year at Seward Middle School. What a fun and active group of kids. This year I would like to offer small prizes to my math students as a reward for having all their homework complete each week. I am hoping that some people or organizations might be able to donate something to […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Waterfront Playground will reopen at 5PM today, August 21

The Seward Waterfront Playground will reopen at 5:00 p.m. today.  Thanks again for your patience.  

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·

AVTEC Three Week Refrigeration Course

AVTEC will offer a three week refrigeration course starting October 6 through October 24.   The student successfully passing this course will be able to diagnose refrigeration systems by putting pressure gauges and thermometers on systems, calculate superheat and subcooling, recover and accurately add refrigerants to systems, do basic repairs, and knowledgeably discuss refrigeration system operation. They will also become familiar […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

The Alaska SeaLife Center, a non-profit organization generating and sharing scientific knowledge that promotes understanding and stewardship of Alaska’s marine ecosystems is seeking applications for the following: Part-Time Security Officer This position is responsible for ensuring good order, proper conduct, and safe conditions at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Responsibilities (include but are not limited to): 1. Patrols the facilities and […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Rum Doodle Sailboat Race Invites All

Rum Doodle Sailboat Race Invites All

NOTICE OF RACE! WILLIAM H. SEWARD YACHT CLUB PRESENTS: The Rum Doodle Race ( ALL WOMEN) Saturday, August 23, 2014 This year’s “Women-Only” Rum Doodle Race will take place on August 23 in Seward on beautiful Resurrection Bay. This is your Notice of Race!!! Entrants Thus Far 1. S/V Tlingit ( Marcy Baker) 2. S/V Radiance ( Laurence Blakely) 3. […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Waterfront Playground remains closed.

The Parks Playground on Ballaine and Adams will remain closed today, August 21, 2014,  due to wasp nests inside the playground.   If you have any questions call 224-4055.  Thank you for your patience.  

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Blackwater Railroad Company: a band on the rise

Blackwater Railroad Company: a band on the rise

By Alexis De Leon for SCN – The mountains of Alaska are certainly alive with the sound of music. Not the type of music Julie Andrews went on about but the type typically inspired by a campfire and whiskey. If anyone is channeling the song of Alaska’s wilderness it’s Seward’s own Blackwater Railroad Company. The band began in the winter […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·

First Game Win

Seward Seahawks football team beat Houston 14:7 during their first game of the season. It was a great first game, and a positive omen for the small school high school team that, in recent past years, had been averaging about one win per season. The new SHS Athletic Director is Al Plan, replacing Sami King. Home football games are September 6th and […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Alaskans Vote No on Ballot Measure No. 1. Existing Taxes on Oil Production Remain in Place

With 100 percent of precincts now having reported, Alaska Division of Elections reported on Wednesday at 3:03 p.m. that 52.2 percent of voters rejected attempts to repeal 13SB21, the existing tax structure on oil production that its critics regarded as too low. Only 31.7 percent of registered voters participated in the election. Of 154,136 total votes cast in the matter […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·

J.J. Hill to perform at the Rez Art August 22

The Road Out featuring J.J. Hill Live Music & Stories Resurrect Art Coffee House Friday August 22nd @ 7:00 pm $10 at the door For more information about J.J. Hill, please visit his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/JJ-Hill-Comedy/134385306710584

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
THE US FOREST SERVICE REAL PROPERTY SALE

THE US FOREST SERVICE REAL PROPERTY SALE

THE US FOREST SERVICE REAL PROPERTY SALE   The federal government is selling two residential properties, located at 700 Fourth Avenue and 701 Fifth Avenue in Seward, AK. Each lot is approximately 0.23 acres and contains a house and garage. The properties will be sold separately through an online competitive bidding process held by GSA Auctions. Bids will be accepted […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 1 comment ·
National Fingerpicking Champion to Perform in Seward August 30

National Fingerpicking Champion to Perform in Seward August 30

Only one person has ever won the world’s top competitions in both “fingerstyle” and “classical” guitar, the 1998 National Fingerpicking Champion and the Guitar Foundation of America International Classical Guitar Competition. That person, Michael Chapdelaine will play a solo concert at Resurrect Art Coffeehouse on Saturday, August 30 at 7 pm. Admission will be $10.00 at the door. Prior to […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis to Visit Seward

2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis to Visit Seward

SEWARD, ALASKA – On Tuesday, Sept. 9, the Seward Friends of the Library and the Seward Art Council will co-host athlete, author, speaker, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis. The program will be held at the Seward Community Library Museum at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Jennifer has logged more […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Division of Elections Reports Primary Election Results at 2:12 a.m. Wednesday

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – With 98.6 percent of  precincts having counted and reported their vote tallies, Alaska Division of Elections reported the following election results in races of importance to Seward and surrounding areas. Readers should note that percentages refer to proportion of candidate’s party, not the overall electorate. For clarity, SCN has left out losing candidates within […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·