The Seward Community Health Center opened a clinic inside the Providence Seward Medical & Care Center building five months ago, replacing the outpatient clinic there. To date the SCHC has seen 600 patients for 1000 visits, and the numbers are climbing, said Patrick Linton, SCHC’s new executive director. But since […]
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On Day 2 of the 2014 Silver Salmon Derby, Kenneth Lester from Ferndale, WA, took the lead with his 16.8 lb silver salmon caught on the Rainisong in Driftwood Bay. Jim Corttell from Anchorage has moved down to second place.
August 9, 2014 – Jim Corttell from Anchorage Alaska is the current leader in the 2014 Seward Silver Salmon Derby after catching a 16.66 lb silver on the CoHo LoCo near Caines Head. Second place is held by Gene Duillo of Springfield, Missouri, with his 15.93 lb silver salmon. Emma […]
The public is invited to celebrate an important milestone with Kenai Peninsula College, Kenai Peninsula Borough and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. To mark fifty years of service to the Kenai Peninsula, the three key organizations are hosting a community barbecue from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at […]
The Alaska SeaLife Center would like to thank all participants and sponsors of this year’s 5K Wildlife Rescue Run and SeaFest Weekend. It was the most successful year to date for the Rescue Run, bringing in a record number of participants and raising more than $4,600. The fundraiser supports the rescue and […]
By Jim Johnsen – Alaskans are just weeks away from a pivotal decision in our young state’s history. The decision is whether to vote yes to repeal our new tax law or vote no to let the new law stand. I will vote NO on 1. Here’s why. I have […]
KMTA National Heritage Area Launches Book by Historian Doug Capra Seward—The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area announces the publication of The Spaces Between: Stories from the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords by Doug Capra. This book is the first in a series of original titles that will be published […]
Sumitted by Peter T. Zuyus – After a long battle with bureaucrats, the Surgery Center of Kenai recently opened its doors. The Surgery Center could offer medical care to Medicare/Medicaid and Tri-Care patients at significant savings over Central Peninsula Hospital. In addition, the Surgery Center could save Seniors over 40% […]
The United States Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014, and invited area residents and visitors to tours of the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang and the Coast Guard Cutter Healy. The CGC Healy is a medium icebreaker designed for scientific research in both the Arctic and Antarctic […]
Super Saturated Sugar Strings Album Release Tour Resurrect Art Coffee House Friday August 8th @ 7pm $10 at the door (come early to get your seat!) “Our new album, HEART-SHAPED LEAVES, is here! We’re in the middle of our summer tour so come to a show and pick one up […]
The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area will hold a work session at 7:00 pm, Monday, August 18, 2014. The meeting will be held at the KPB Seward Office at Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, in Suite 122. The topic will be revision and update of SBCFSA’S by-laws. Light refreshments […]
5 August 2014 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure Ordinance 2014-25, which passed by a 5-4 vote at our July 22 meeting, was vetoed by Mayor Navarre August 4th, and by a 5-4 vote at this meeting we failed to over-ride the veto, so the ordinance was defeated. […]
Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – The 86-year old Jesse Lee Orphanage, which sits on prime City land above Seward and has been abandoned and vandalized since the ’64 earthquake, would be a great candidate for National Historic Building designation and LEEDS energy certification, said Barbara Campagna, an architect […]
It’s usually quite difficult to spy on COMMON RAVENS, much less get photos. They are wary and private, and do not tolerate paparazzi spying on their personal lives. By happy circumstance, while studying the raucous gulls at the NE Beach fish cleaning station, I found a family of oblivious RAVENS […]
Seward Elementary will be open for new student registration August 6th and August 7th, 2014, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Parents must fill out a registration packet for each new student and additionally must provide an original birth certificate, updated immunization records and a copy of a current IEP, […]
Seward High School Sophomore Kimberly “Kimmy” Hubbard, 15, was recently moved to pen a heartfelt poem against bullying. She’d just learned that Jonathon Schaff, 13, a young friend of the family, had killed himself back home in Sciota County, Ohio, where she, her twin Kyle, and four older siblings lived […]
Today until noon, two parties of USCG Healy are working on community projects to spruce up parks and improve safety. You will see one group at the south end of the Lagoon by the Rotary pavilion. They are removing the remnants of the boardwalk that was deemed no longer safe. […]
You can go to our school blog at: http://sewardmiddleschool.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/wpmu/ . Or the school supply list for the middle school: http://sewardmiddleschool.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/wpmu/files/2013/04/Seward-Middle-School-Supply-List1.pdf
Candidate Packets for Service Area Boards and Borough Mayor are available at the Borough Annex office in the Sea View Plaza suite 122. Hours are Mon-Thu from 9:00 to 3:00. They are due by August 15th at 4:30. Cheryl Seese is a notary, for your convenience.
2014 Sealed Bid Land Sale Brochures are available at the Borough Annex office in the Sea View Plaza suite 122. Hours are Mon-Thu from 9:00 to 3:00.