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A “High Impact” Thank You

A “High Impact” Thank You

June 26, 2013 Letter to Editor, Seward Parks & Recreation would like to thank everyone who made the “High Impact Volleyball Camp” possible. Thanks to Catalyst Marine Engineering and Major Marine Tours for sponsoring the great t-shirts. They were perfect for the camp and participants really loved them! A big […]

King salmon smolt stocked in Lagoon

King salmon smolt stocked in Lagoon

Like silver dollars gushing from a slot machine jackpot, over 131,000 year-old King salmon smolt poured into the Lagoon today. The salmon fry were raised at the new Alaska Department of Fish and Game William Jack Hernandez Sports Fish Hatchery and trucked down from Anchorage in four 500 and two […]

Chicago Musicians Coming to Seward

Chicago Musicians Coming to Seward

Chicago, IL – June 22, 2013. Three members of the popular Chicago-based reggae outfit Akasha—bassist Doug Bistrow, drummer John Barbush and keyboard player Shane Jonas—will be making their annual trek to the wilds of Alaska to play a string of shows and music workshops, July 11-20. The trio will join Anchorage-based […]

Soccer with a Scottish brogue

Soccer with a Scottish brogue

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Neil Connelly, a freckled-faced young man from Glasgow, Scotland, with some great soccer footwork and a distinctive Scottish brogue is staying in town with a local host family, and teaching youngsters aged 3-18 how to improve their skills. Each child also receives a cool soccer-themed t-shirt, […]

Live Music Thursday Night!

Alameda @ Resurrect Art Coffee House Thursday June 27th 6 p.m. …”Call it folk, call it chamber music.  Call it whatever you want.  Alameda is delicate and simple.”                 ———-Music Scene PDX   You will definately enjoy the music of Alameda with:  Singer/guitarist Stirling Myles Cellist Jessie Dettweiler & Symphony […]

He Will Provide Food Bank building is being sold, and will move to the old library. Heidi Zemach photo.

City will lease old library to food bank

  The Seward City Council did not take up Mayor David Seaward’s suggestion that they put a repeal of the city’s 4% bed tax on hotel rooms on the upcoming ballot for city voters to decide at Monday night’s council meeting. All present on the council, except for Seaward and […]

Bluegrass Camp Continues

Bluegrass Camp Continues

The Seward Bluegrass Camp For Kids held their staff concert Monday at the Ressurect Arts Coffee House and Gallery. Some 50 people stopped by in the sunny evening to enjoy. Events continue tonight (Tuesday) at 7 pm with a workshop for Adults at the Lutheran Church. Please stop by if […]

Open Burning Suspended

In regards to the open burning suspension currently in place for the Kenai Peninsula: Currently the area is receiving moderating weather.  With previous high pressure residing over the Peninsula, and with possible high temps coming towards the end of the week, the Division of Forestry is still enforcing an open […]

Hope Community Resources Inc. Now Hiring in Seward !

  Hope Community Resources, Inc. [Hope] is a private, non-profit agency that provides services to people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through in-home supports and community activities, people supported by Hope have the opportunity to live a full life in the community of their choice.  The Accounting Specialist position […]

Photos of missing China Doll

Photos of missing China Doll

I am now able to post a couple of pictures of the China Doll inadvertently sold at the garage sale at Stash and Store on Sat 6/22. If you can help me recover this doll you will have my eternal gratitude as well as a generous reward!   Thank you,Dan […]

Emmit Lee Hill, Sr., Celebration of Life

Emmit Lee Hill, Sr., Celebration of Life

Emmit Lee Hill, Sr. 12/16/1940-11/17/2012 Please join us in celebrating Emmit’s life July 2nd, 2013 @ 5PM Resurrection Lutheran Church 400 3rd Ave. Potluck to follow: Please bring a dish. In honor of Emmit, we will be placing a memorial bench down by the water. If you would like to […]