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Locally grown starts ready early

Locally grown starts ready early

Heidi Zemach for SCN- Carol Souza, who operates the area’s biggest greenhouse, Weezingreens, as is “we is in greens” from her home in Camelot By-The Bay subdivision, has opened for business a few weeks earlier than usual. Her customers kept stopping by, eager to begin planting in the unseasonably warm […]

City of Seward Burn Suspension

City of Seward Burn Suspension

From Seward Fire Department Fire Chief Eddie Athey, Effective 6 a.m. 24 May 2014: ALL OPEN BURNING within the City Limits of the City of Seward is suspended due to extremely high fire danger on the Kenai Peninsula, this ban on open burning in in conjunction with the open burning […]

Summer Market Opens for Seventh Year

Summer Market Opens for Seventh Year

Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Grazing Moose, Summer Market & Artists’ Co-operative has opened on 5th Avenue, across from City Hall. It’s the seventh year that Joanie Merritt has brought us this undertaking, traveling to Anchorage and beyond once a week to fetch starter plants and fresh organic vegetables, just […]

Railroad Crossing is Improved

Railroad Crossing is Improved

  Heidi Zemach for SCN – A lot of busy work is being done around town to prepare for the tourist season, which officially started last week with the arrival of the Alaska Railroad passenger trains and the large cruise ships. For the past three days, Alaska Railroad Corporation workers have […]

Drop by the library today

Friday, May 23, 2014 is Patty Linville’s last day as Director of the Seward Community Library Museum. During regular hours at the library, the community is invited to drop by and say farewell. View flyer here

Annual Paint Out Day May 30

Annual Paint Out Day May 30

By Dot Bardarson – Plein air painters will descend on picturesque Seward for its annual Paint Out on May 30.  Local artists are encouraged to join the painting group at 9 am Saturday morning at the Seward Hotel to discuss possible painting locations and plan for the day.  Painters will […]

Tyonek Fire Update May 22

Tyonek Fire Update May 22

Department of Natural Resources Press Release –  Firefighters defend Beluga Power Plant  (Palmer, AK) – As of Thursday morning, the Tyonek Fire has grown to 1,820 acres.  Most of the fire’s growth was due to spot fires that developed downwind of the head of the fire.  In addition, firefighters conducted burnout operations […]