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2012 Seward Festival Artist Profile ~ Tomodachi Daiko

2012 Seward Festival Artist Profile ~ Tomodachi Daiko

  Tomodachi Daiko, Inc. (TDI) was founded in the summer of 2000. Sachiko Kono and Miyuki Imai were encouraged to by Anchorage School District (ASD) World Language Coordinator Janice Gullickson to start a taiko program to enrich the Japanese Immersion Program and Anchorage community. Funds through an ASD-attained grant called […]

Region III Cross Country Race Championships relocated

NEWS RELEASE Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 Soldotna, September 21, 2012—The Region III Cross Country Running Championships scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Seward High School has been moved to Skyview High School at the Tsalteshi Trails Wolverine Trailhead accessible from K-Beach Road, across from […]

2012 Seward Festival Artist ~ Jackie Schafer and the Standard Deviations

2012 Seward Festival Artist ~ Jackie Schafer and the Standard Deviations

Jackie Schafer and the Standard Deviations       Performing at the 2012 Seward Music And Arts Festival: Saturday September 29th, 2:15PM   Click on the links below to hear songs by the band:   “I Thought About You” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HK3piZAZIS0 “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOL-9_nyDLw “Since I Fell For You” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9rhGiocNLg&feature=related “There is […]

Flood Warning Extended until 4 PM Saturday (updated 9:58 AM Friday)

Flood Warning FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 958 AM AKDT FRI SEP 21 2012 AKZ125-230000- /O.EXT.PAFC.FA.W.0010.000000T0000Z-120923T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ 958 AM AKDT FRI SEP 21 2012 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS EXTENDED THE * FLOOD WARNING FOR WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND INCLUDING SEWARD KENAI LAKE * UNTIL 400 […]

Seward Flood Press Release #12

Seward Flood Press Release #12

  Friday, September 21, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. *New Information: High tide is 5:28 p.m., estimated to rise up to 10.8 feet. City and Borough crews continue to assess and repair roadways in the Seward area. Lowell Point Road Update: Crews continue to work at the Lowell Creek Waterfall. Crews […]

Lowell Creek Waterfall Thrursday

Lowell Creek Waterfall Thrursday

More Pictures of the Seward Flood at Lowell Creek Waterfall! Gravel from the mountains has buried the bridge to Lowell Point here in Seward AK. With flooding to continue throughout the day, workers tirelessly dig gravel out of the trenches to keep water flowing out to sea instead of into […]

Flood Mitigation in Outlying Areas

By Heidi Zemach The Kenai Peninsula Borough road crew is hoping for a break in the weather soon so they can get started working on rebuilding the temporary levee at Box Canyon that was completely leveled sometime Wednesday evening, said Henry Knackstedt, the borough roads engineer, and also the incident commander representing […]

Seward Flood Press Release #11:

Seward Flood Press Release #11:

  Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. *New Information: This will likely be the last public notice until tomorrow morning, unless additional notices are needed. Crews will continue to work at the Lowell Creek Waterfall and may work through the night again. The road is NOT open nor drivable. […]

Seward Flood Press Release #10

Seward Flood Press Release #10

Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. *New Information: The Kenai Peninsula Borough is coordinating with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) to provide assistance with water quality testing. Homeowners that may be concerned about well water or septic tanks being damaged due to flooding are encouraged to call […]

Seward Schools closed Friday

►ALERT: School is cancelled on Friday, September 21, 2012, at: Seward Elementary Seward High School Seward Middle School Please check the KPBSD Facebook and Twitter feeds for official KPBSD announcements about delays or closures. http://twitter.com/kpbsd

KPB OEM Press Release

KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH 253 Wilson Lane  Soldotna, Alaska 99669-7932 Toll-free within the Borough: 1-800-478-4441, Ext. 4910 PHONE: (907) 262-4910  FAX: (907) 714-2395 www.borough.kenai.ak.us Office of Emergency Management BOROUGH MAYOR MIKE NAVARRE MEDIA RELEASE Release Date: September 20, 2012 2:40 p.m. Contact: Brenda Ahlberg, Information Officer 714-2153 or 394-8385 […]

Borough crafting an emergency declaration

Borough crafting an emergency declaration

By Heidi Zemach The Kenai Peninsula Borough, with assistance from its legal department and the City of Seward, is putting together documentation for the State of Alaska to issue a State of Emergency declaration for Seward, said Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre. That should be done sometime later today, […]

Mile 20 Update

There have been several inquiries about the highway at mile 20. Here is a report from DOT (as of 1:30 PM). Depite rumor to the contrary, the highway is OPEN at this time at mile 20. However, crews are battling landslides, water runoff and shoulder erosion. Drivers should excercise extreme […]

Seward Flood Press Release #9

Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.   *New Information: The Emergency Operations Center strongly urges people to please stay off roadways and especially steer clear of problem areas and crews working.  Heavy equipment operators have limited visibility and reducing the number of pedestrians and drivers will keep everyone safe.  […]

Seward and Outlying Areas Battle Flood Waters

By Heidi Zemach for SCN City crews are still working valiently on their highest priority, keeping the area around the Lowell Creek Waterfall outflow area as clear as possible, and the bridge from being washed out. The bridge is the connection to the community of Lowell Point, with some 60 year-round […]