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City asked to jump start Community Health Clinic

City asked to jump start Community Health Clinic

HEIDI ZEMACH for Seward City  News – The Seward City Council held a work-session Monday evening to learn exactly what will be needed from them to prepare for establishing a Federally-Qualified Community Health Clinic, which is required to open its doors inside the Seward Providence Hospital building by February 28th. […]

Call for Art of Conservation

Call for Art of Conservation

 Chugach Arts Council has announced it’s upcoming projects and Calls for Art. Artists of all ages and abilities in any media are invited to submit images of their art for consideration to be published in one of several beautiful books of art featuring conservation themes. The dead line for the […]

Rasmuson Foundation Announces $9.7 Million in Awards and Projects

Rasmuson Foundation Announces $9.7 Million in Awards and Projects

Anchorage –  Rasmuson Foundation’s board of directors met last week and made $9.7 million in awards to support nonprofit activities and continue Foundation initiatives aimed at strengthening the nonprofit sector and Alaska communities. The projects receiving funding were (organized by region):    Anchorage Affinityfilms, Inc., will advance the production and editing […]

SPRD Bulletin November 26

SPRD Bulletin…   SPORTS & RECREATION PHONES AND INTERNET ARE DOWN DUE TO THE POWER OUTAGE ON FRI, NOV 22ND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE CALL 362-4062 TO RESERVE A RACQUETBALL COURT TIME OR 224-4011 FOR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS OR ANY OTHER INQUIRIES. Zombie Apocalypse hazard mitigation planning was a huge success!  20 Middle and […]

FIRE SAFETY FOR THE HOLIDAYS…

From the Fire and Life Safety Public Information Office (Anchorage, Alaska) Cooking and heating-related incidents are the leading cause of residential structure fires in Alaska, accounting for almost 75% of the state’s total reported residential structure fires. With the holidays approaching, warm, cozy homes and holiday feasts play a major […]

Wallace “Skip” Fletcher

Seward resident, Wallace “Skip” Elwood Fletcher, 84, died at the Seward Providence Hospital on November 21, 2013 due to complications of the heart.A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday November 30th at 2:00 p.m. at the Seward High School auditorium at 2100 Swetmann Ave., with Pastor Jim Doepken officiating. […]

Alaska Sealife Center to the rescue!

Alaska Sealife Center to the rescue!

Seward is so lucky to have the ASLC willing and able to respond to wildlife in distress. On Sunday, the ASCL Stranding Team scooped up an injured Tundra Swan from a local wetland stream. Far behind the rest of its migrating flock and alone, it was underweight, listless, and bedraggled. […]

Register for KPC classes January 7,8, & 9 from 10am-2pm at Seward High School.

Learn at Kenai Peninsuala College’s Resurrection Bay Extension Site. Spring 2014 semester’s classes include: Introduction to Literaure, General Psychology, Introduction to American Government (web based), Short Story-fiction and memoir, Begining yoga, and Intermediate Yoga.  don’t forget to ask about KPC’s EZ Payment Plan.  Regsiter online now for face to face classes […]

Brown Bear hunt emergency closure debated

Brown Bear hunt emergency closure debated

  HEIDI ZEMACH for SCN – Kenai National Wildlife Refuge managers recently put into effect a 30-day closure of the brown bear sport hunt on federal land when, in its opinion too many brown bears, especially females of reproductive age, were harvested. Thursday they held a public hearing in Anchorage […]

TWO Medevac Flights on Sunday

TWO Medevac Flights on Sunday

The recent DOT repair job on the airport runway apparently survived the ravages of the flood with minimal damage. Yesterday, on a squally, gray Sunday morning, the orange state plow thoroughly cleared the ice, snow, and slush off the long runway, making sure it was safe for air traffic. Good […]

Mama, What’s Hanukkah?

Mama, What’s Hanukkah?

Ever wondered what Hanukkah was all about?  This year is the first time in 95 years that Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving.  That convergence has brought the somewhat obscure holiday to the forefront of news and blogs. A charming little book tells the story of Hanukkah in a simple easy to […]

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

The Seward Senior Center is seeking volunteers to help us with our Pizza,Louisiana Gumbo, and Cakes Booth at the Holiday Craft Fair at the ARRC Ferry Terminal Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th, 2013.  We have the following openings: SET UP, Friday, Dec. 6th from 1pm to 4pm.  Moving equipment to […]

Library Museum Closed due to Weather Conditions

The Seward Library Museum is closed Friday, November 22 due to weather conditions. All programs and services are cancelled for Friday. We will be open on Saturday 11-6 and Museum open 1-5 as regularly scheduled. Thanks for your patience and sorry for the inconvenience. Please be safe as you move […]

Seward Mural Society Accepts Holland America Check

Seward Mural Society Accepts Holland America Check

Submitted by: Dot Bardarson Members of the Seward Mural Society are shown here accepting a check from Holland America to help financially with the murals that were painted in September during the Seward Music and Arts Festival.  Holland America is proud to be a sponsor of benefits to Seward in […]