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Superyacht anchors off Seward

Superyacht anchors off Seward

The superyacht Octopus anchored just off shore in front of Seward today. According to the superyacht website, http://www.superyachtfan.com/superyacht_octopus.html, it is owned by Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen. Mr. Allen co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1975. The super yacht is one of the world’s largest yachts. It has two helicopters on the […]

Deadline for nonprofit sabbatical program announced

Deadline for nonprofit sabbatical program announced

Oct. 1, 2013, is the deadline for applications to Rasmuson Foundation’s Sabbatical Program. Now entering its 10th year, the program offers an opportunity for nonprofit and tribal executives to take sabbaticals of two to six months.   Research shows that when nonprofit leaders engage in well-planned sabbaticals, the results can transcend […]

Seward High, the App…

…as promised at Seward High’s 8/22 Open House.  Please follow these instructions to make Seward High’s homepage an application on your smartphone’s homescreen:   For iOS (IPhones):   1. Using Safari, navigate to http://sewardhighschool.blogs.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/wpmu/   2. Press the middle forward button at the bottom   3. Press Add to Home […]

SPRD Press Release

SPRD Press Release

Teen and Youth Center Seward Teen & Youth Center’s After School Program is in full swing! ASP emphasizes academic enrichment, creative arts, environmental science, cooperative play, sports, homework help, outdoor play, music appreciation and social enhancement. Children can chose from a number of daily activities from science experiments, to baking […]

Planning and Zoning approves asphalt plant

Planning and Zoning approves asphalt plant

  Seward Planning and Zoning Commission members voted 3-2 at a special meeting Tuesday night to award a temporary Conditional-Use permit to Alaska Roadbuilders Inc, allowing that company to operate an asphalt batch plant on two private lots at the northwest corner of Forest Acres and the Japp Creek Drainage. […]

Man dies at Harding Ice Field

On Wednesy, August 21, 2013,  at approximately 2:00 PM, the 911 call center  received several calls reporting that a man had collapsed at the Harding Ice Field Trail in  Seward and that CPR was in progress.  National Park Service personal along with Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department and Seward Volunter […]

“Slugs Forever” Book Signing

“Slugs Forever” Book Signing

  You’re invited to a book release and signing party for Homer author Marianne Schlegelmilch’s new book “Slugs Forever” with illustrations by Kenai artist Maggie Winston.  Both the author and illustrator will be at Seward Community Library Museum on Saturday, August 24th from 11am to 1pm.  All proceeds benefit the Kenai Peninsula […]

Obihiro Special Taste Test

Obihiro Special Taste Test

Last evening, 6 lucky Sewardites were able to sample Obihiro Special Dishes all over town!  The following restaurants are selling their own version of the ‘Obihiro Special’ and donating a percentage of the profits to the Obihiro Mural Project!  Chinooks, Cantina, The Breeze, Woody’s Thai Restaurant, Red’s Burger, The Chattermark, […]

Public seminars by Dr. Jane Lubchenco

Jane Lubchenco, Distinguished Professor of Zoology and Valley Professor of Marine Biology, Oregon State University will present two public seminars at UAF in Fairbanks. Both will be available to view via video conference at the Seward Marine Center K.M. Rae Building, 125 Third Avenue. The first seminar, which should be […]

Seward High School Open House

Please join us at 6:00 Seward High’s annual open house. The principal’s welcome will begin at 6:00 PM in the theater. We will then run a modified bell schedule giving you an opportunity to go through your child(ren)’s daily schedule and meet each of his or her teachers. Several of […]

Schools Limited to Single Entrance for Security

Schools Limited to Single Entrance for Security

Students and the general public will only be able to enter Seward High School through its west or main entrance due to a new district-wide policy aimed at making school facilities more secure.  The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District gave all 44 school administrators the directive in early August to […]

Seward Silver Salmon Derby final standings

Seward Silver Salmon Derby final standings

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release As the Seward Silver Salmon Derby came to an end on Sunday August 18th, eager anglers  gathered at the Breeze Inn Lobby for the 58th Annual Seward Silver Salmon Derby Awards. Rich Taro from Anchorage, AK was fishing on the Florette C when he […]

8-20 Borough Assembly Report

20 August 2013 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   We had a very short meeting, with a light agenda, and little public attendance.   A presentation was made by Michele Miller, Development Director of the Pratt Museum in Homer on the progress of their new museum project.  The building […]