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GED Training @ AVTEC

GED Training @ AVTEC

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Name of Steller Sea Lion Pup

Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Name of Steller Sea Lion Pup

Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Alaska SeaLife Center’s male Steller sea lion pup Forrest.  Forrest, born on July 20, 2014, is the first male Steller sea lion to be born in North American collections since the 1980s. Photos taken on September 5, 2014 from his public debut at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SBCFSA Work Session & Regular Meeting September 22

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, September 22 at 6:00 pm, followed by a regular board meeting at 7:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in SeaView Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The work session topic will be Capital Project Requests for State funding. The regular meeting agenda is available at the […]

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FEMA Announces New Flood Maps, Hears from Lowell Pointers

FEMA Announces New Flood Maps, Hears from Lowell Pointers

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN –   At an open house/informational meeting in Seward on Tuesday, September 9, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) displayed and explained new flood-hazard maps of the Seward waterfront from Lowell Point around to the industrial center at Fourth of July Creek. Based on new LIDAR (light detection and ranging) mapping of the topography and […]

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Ezza Rose to perform at Seward Brewing Company September 17

Ezza Rose to perform at Seward Brewing Company September 17

On September 17, join your friends at Seward Brewing Company to enjoy a night of great music.  Starting the show will be Blackwater Railroad Company beginning at 8:30PM with Ezza Rose beginning her peformance at 9:30PM. Tickets are $12 at the door. For more information: www.sewardbrewery.comwww.ezzarose.comwww.blackwaterrailroad.comwww.monolithagency.com  

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Obihiro mural painting continues

Obihiro mural painting continues

The painting of the Obihiro mural is right on schedule.  Painting is in the sanctuary of the Seward City Church on Nash Road.  Although we don’t have as many volunteers for this mural as usual (because it is in the middle of the week and people are at their jobs), most of the artists are professional artists, such as Akira Shiota […]

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Norm Casagranda stands in front of job notices at the Alaska Job Center. Heidi Zemach photo.

Seward Job Center Reduced Hours and Days Closed

SEWARD JOB CENTER WILL OPERATE ON REDUCED HOURS: Monday, Sept. 15th                                                          10:30am – 4:30pm Tuesday, Sept. 16th                                                          08:00am – 3:00pm Wednesday, Sept.17th                                                   10:30am – 3:00pm Tuesday, Sept. 23rd                                                         10:30am – 4:30pm Wednesday, Sept. 24th                                                  08:00am – 3:00pm Tuesday, Sept. 30th                                                          10:30am – 4:30pm Wednesday, Oct. 1st                                                       08:00am – 3:00pm   SEWARD JOB CENTER WILL BE CLOSED: September 12th, […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
MEXICAN SAILING SHIP “CUAUHTÉMOC” IS ARRIVING TO SEWARD, ALASKA

MEXICAN SAILING SHIP “CUAUHTÉMOC” IS ARRIVING TO SEWARD, ALASKA

Consul of Mexico in Anchorage Press Release – On April 9, 2014, the Mexican Navy Tall Ship “Cuauhtémoc”, affiliated to the Ministry of the Navy of Mexico, began their training cruise called “America 2014″, sailing from its home port of Acapulco, Guerrero. Under this framework, this ship will arrive to Seward, AK, USA on September 15, where it will remain until September 18, […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Distance hiker’s journey of self discovery

Distance hiker’s journey of self discovery

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward middle and high school students were given another reason to follow their dreams, however difficult and unlikely,  as they listened to the interesting stories of Jennifer Pharr Davis, a hiker, author and young role model, at a special assembly Tuesday afternoon September 9th. Davis, an avid  distance hiker, the 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
School board makes next move for district leadership

School board makes next move for district leadership

KPBSD News Release – Soldotna, September 9, 2014—During the KPBSD Board of Education meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014, in Homer, Alaska, board member Navarre moved that the school board authorize the board president to offer Mr. Sean Dusek the position of interim superintendent, and negotiate the terms of said employment. Board member Hohl seconded. “The KPBSD school board is proud […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Day of Service for Seward’s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Day of Service for Seward’s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Press Release –   September 9th, 2014 –   On August 9, the designated Day of Service for Seward, dozens of volunteers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, worked on a variety of service projects. Members gathered to assist the City of Seward Silver Salmon Derby operated by the Seward […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
$2.5 Million in funds granted towards Seward marine terminal expansion

$2.5 Million in funds granted towards Seward marine terminal expansion

Office of Mark Begich Press Release – Begich:  Foxx Visit to Alaska Results in $2.5 Million in TIGER Grant Funds Seward Terminal Expansion will Bring Jobs, Growth to the Local Economy U.S. Senator Mark Begich welcomed today’s news that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $2.5 million in planning funds to complete the master plan for expansion of the […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·

National Weather Service-Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement   SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 341 PM AKDT TUE SEP 9 2014   WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…KENAI…SOLDOTNA…HOMER… COOPER LANDING…WHITTIER…SEWARD…GIRDWOOD…MOOSE PASS… VALDEZ…THOMPSON PASS…CORDOVA   …HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BRING HIGH WATER TO STREAMS AND RIVERS OF THE KENAI PENINSULA AND NORTH GULF COAST […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Kickoff Reunion Tour for Crime Face Nelson  September 12 & 13

Kickoff Reunion Tour for Crime Face Nelson September 12 & 13

Crime Face Nelson will be performing at the Yukon Bar beginning at 9PM on September 12 & 13.  Featured will be Alaskan musicians Orion Donicht, Kevin Worrell, Jason Lessrad, with special guest cameo from Metis Riley. See them live this weekend!

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Council approves lagoon dredge bid, 99-year SMIC lease for Harmon

Council approves lagoon dredge bid, 99-year SMIC lease for Harmon

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council took steps to correct the deferred maintenance problems at the city wastewater lagoon at Lowell Creek at Monday’s meeting last night, approving the low bid for a $3.9 million project with Merrell Brothers, Inc. for the removal and disposal of sludge at Lowell Point Wastewater Treatment Facility and at the lagoon […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Fundraiser for Allen King

Fundraiser for Allen King

by · September 9, 2014 · 1 comment ·

FEMA OPEN HOUSE TONIGHT

Flood Risk Information Open House Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. City Council Chambers PRELIMINARY FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP (FIRM) AND FLOOD INSURANCE STUDY (FIS) In cooperation with FEMA and the State of Alaska, The Kenai Peninsula Borough, City of Homer and City of Seward are hosting a combined Flood Risk Information Open House. The Seward will be held […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Davis presentation tonight at the library museum 6:30pm

Davis presentation tonight at the library museum 6:30pm

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. (NOTE: Jennifer Pharr Davis […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
2014 Notice of Election

2014 Notice of Election

City of Seward Press Release –   CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, there will be conducted in the City of Seward, Alaska, a Regular Municipal Election in accordance with Seward City Code, Title 4.   CITY OFFICIALS The following candidates have filed for […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Airport Improvements Project Public Meeting September 11

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) has initiated preliminary studies and is collecting information to prepare for designing improvements to the Seward Airport (Seward Airport Improvements Project #54857). Learn more at an upcoming public meeting (details below) or on the project website, coming soon: www.dot.state.ak.us/creg/sewardairport/.   OPEN HOUSE PUBLIC MEETING: September 11, 2014 STOP BY any time between 4 and 7 pm […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Japanese Calligraphy Class September 13

Japanese Calligraphy Class September 13

City of Seward Press Release – Japanese Calligraphy Class  Offered Saturday, September 13, 2014 Delegates from Seward’s Sister City of Obihiro, Japan will be offering an hour long course in Japanese Calligraphy! Participants can watch an authentic performance and also take part in a brief class to draw traditional Japanese Calligraphy. Please contact the Office of the City Clerk to sign […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Nominate Someone For Their Local Historic Preservation Efforts

City of Seward Press Release – Seward has quite a history. For over 100 years now its citizens have come and gone; enriching our sense of place with each life and event. Without the hard work and civic pride of those that came before, Seward would not be the exemplary city it is today. And without the people and organizations […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Mural volunteers needed

Mural volunteers needed

Seward Mural Society is seeking volunteers to help paint the Obihiro mural. The shifts that need filling are Tues Sept. 9th – Thurs Sept 11th 9:00 am – 12:00  break for lunch (provided) 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The mural will be painted at the old Seward Chapel Church on Nash Road (on the right hand side of the highway across from Nash Woods subdivision. […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

FEMA OPEN HOUSE Tuesday 5pm-8pm

UPCOMING MEETING Flood Risk Information Open House Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. City Council Chambers PRELIMINARY FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP (FIRM) AND FLOOD INSURANCE STUDY (FIS) In cooperation with FEMA and the State of Alaska, The Kenai Peninsula Borough, City of Homer and City of Seward are hosting a combined Flood Risk Information Open House. The Seward will […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Crazy good beach fishing

Crazy good beach fishing

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The waters of Resurrection Bay, just off the beaches of Seward, have been teeming with silver Cohos, flashing their fins and leaping from the water, and hundreds of anglers have lined the shores snagging them, most easily making their six-fish daily limit. Action was especially hot last week and this past weekend near the […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 1 comment ·