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Flood watch

Flood Watch FLOOD WATCH…CORRECTED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 444 AM AKDT SUN OCT 27 2013 …FLOODING POTENTIAL FOR AREAS AROUND PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND… AKZ125-280100- /X.COR.PAFC.FA.A.0008.131028T0300Z-131029T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHITTIER…SEWARD…GIRDWOOD… MOOSE PASS 444 AM AKDT SUN OCT 27 2013 …FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM […]

New pep band seeks musicians

Do you like pop/rock music? Do you play any instrument? Join pep band, a group that plays for sports games. Join us for cookies and information, Monday Nov 4th, 6pm in the SHS music room.  Rehearsals start the following Monday, same time and place. The band is open to anyone […]

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) is offering personal use firewood permits within portions of the Funny River Road and Swan Lake Road areas of the Refuge, beginning today October 24, 2013. A permit is required. Individuals with permits expiring September 30, 2013, are automatically extended through the current woodcutting […]

Cub’s Life is Spared

Cub’s Life is Spared

SEWARD, Alaska – The life of an orphaned black bear cub that was captured by Alaska State Troopers at Spring Creek Correctional Center has been spared. The young cub was transported yesterday to his new home in Sitka, at the Fortress of the Bear, a nonprofit, educational sanctuary where brown bears […]

Domestic Violence & Abuse Seminar

Domestic Violence & Abuse Seminar

Tomorrow is the last day to register for the Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Child Abuse & Child Sexual Abuse Training.  The dates are Nov. 4th, 5th, & 6th. You do not need to attend all three days. This is a FREE training- if you work with or could potentially work […]

SUPing or Stand Up Paddleboarding part 2

SUPing or Stand Up Paddleboarding part 2

On a balmy, calm and sunny afternoon on Tuesday, local surfer Kirk DesErmia launched his board from Fourth of July Beach into the shore surf. Once out of the waves, he stood up and paddled smoothly over to the river’s mouth to play in the waves, totally immersed. After a bit, […]

911 Dispatch Delays

911 Dispatch Delays

Heidi Zemach for SCN – Have you ever tried dialing 911, hoping for emergency assistance, and had to wait longer than you wanted for service? Recently some complaints about the delay reached the city administration. City Manager Jim Hunt advised residents that if they want quick attention, they can call the […]

Harbor Restrooms Closing on October 27

Harbor Restrooms Closing on October 27

Effective 10/27/2013 the Harbor Restrooms will be closed 5 months for remodeling AVTEC offers punch cards for the showers to obtain a punch card please drop in during their business hours Monday thru Friday from 2pm to 9pm and Saturday from 10am to 6pm or call 907-224-4054 Prices for showers are as follows $4.00 per shower $20.00 for 10 […]

Kenai Refuge Spooky Event

NEW RELEASE Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will host a “Spooky Season” event on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The Environmental Education Center will be set up as a drop-in discovery room w/hands on activities from 3PM – 7:30PM to dispel many of the common phobias/fears people have such as bats, spiders, […]

FISH ALLOCATION ISSUES ON THE TABLE

Anyone interested in proposals to reduce the limits on king salmon fishing, prohibiting catch-and-release fishing for coho salmon in Resurrection Bay, and not allowing red salmon fishing until the brood stock needs of Cook Inlet Aquaculture have been met may likewise be interested in attending the upcoming meeting of the […]

PUBLIC NOTICE

On January 27, 1998, K272DG was granted a license by the Federal Communications Commission to serve the public interest as a public trustee until February 1, 2014.  On March 6, 1998, K285EG was also granted a license by the Federal Communications Commission to serve the public interest as a public […]

22 October Borough Assembly Report

22 October Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure   One resolution dominated the public input and discussion of this second October meeting.  It was Resolution 2013-072, providing for the issuance of up to $43 million in revenue bonds for a specialty clinic planned by the Central Peninsula Hospital.  Although […]

Moose Pass School recognized as an Alaska Reward School

Moose Pass School recognized as an Alaska Reward School

Seven KPBSD schools recognized as Alaska Reward Schools Soldotna, October 22, 2013—Moose Pass School is one of just seven schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and 49 schools in Alaska to be recognized by the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development (DEED) as 2013 Alaska Reward Schools. The […]

Day of The Dead Masks on Display at the Seward Library

Day of The Dead Masks on Display at the Seward Library

In Seward High Ceramics Class we studied the Mexican Holiday, “Dia de Los Muertos” or Day of the Dead.  On November 1st and 2nd Mexican Families celebrate the souls of their departed loved ones with prayers, treats, and skull images adorned with flowers, candles, diamonds, spider webs and crosses. This […]

Fix proposed for Affordable Care Act

(From a joint senator’s press release) U.S. Sens. Mark Begich (D-AK), Max Baucus (D-MT), Tom Udall (D-NM), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Al Franken (D-MN) have co-sponsored legislation to correct an inconsistency in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which could have prevented health care benefits for thousands of Alaska Natives and American Indians. […]

Bear Cub’s fate pending

Bear Cub’s fate pending

Seward, Alaska – A happy outcome may be in sight for the black bear cub of the year whose mother was shot, and presumably killed by Seward Police last week in the Spring Creek parking area. Tony Kavalok, Assistant Director for the Wildlife Conservation Division of Alaska’s Department of Fish and […]