Recent News & Information

RBCA’s 6th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event

RBCA’s 6th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event

Tickets on Sale Now! The Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance’s 6th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting Event will be held November 3rd at the Alaska SeaLife Center from 7:00-10:00 PM.  This fun event will feature local brewers and vintners from Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, Talkeetna, and Anchorage! This year’s line-up will include even more tasty Seward brews […]

Flood board reviews lessons, challenges

Flood board reviews lessons, challenges

By Heidi Zemach for SCN. Some 22 people, more than half of them board members and city and borough representatives, attended Monday night’s October 1, 2012 Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service area board meeting, although they moved its location to the library basement to accommodate more participants after two weeks of intense […]

Seahawk Swim Invite Sat. Oct. 6, 10 a.m.

Seahawk Swim Invite Sat. Oct. 6, 10 a.m.

Come on over to the Seward high school pool Saturday and watch the ‘Seahawks’ swim. Homer, Kenai, SOHI, Skyview and Seward will be swimming starting at 10 a.m. Volunteers for timing are still needed, or just come to support the team. Go Seahawks!  

City Council Stays The Same

The canvass board has met and OFFICIAL results from the October 2, 2012 City Election are: City of Seward COUNCIL RACE: Jean Bardarson, 256 votes Marianna Keil, 233 votes Ristine Casagranda, 200 votes Kenneth Blatchford, 192 votes Tim McDonald, 100 votes PROPOSITION #1: (to Opt-Out of APOC Financial Disclosure Requirements […]

Seward High Art: Advanced Art

Seward High Art: Advanced Art

Advanced art students made self portraits….  They did some self reflection and thought of an emotion or state they would want to convey, and chose the medium they’d like to use.  Then, they drew themselves using a mirror.  Here are the end results! Emma Farris Dylan Gillespie Alex Ashford Briana […]

Well Water Testing

“For anyone on a well who chooses to have the water tested, Tauriainen Engineering & Testing in Soldotna has provided test kits and can do testing.  The kits and instructions are available for pickup at the Borough Annex in the Sea View Plaza Building from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Seward Schools Site-Based Council Elections

Seward Schools Site-Based Council will have elections on Nov. 1 & 2 for three open seats. You are invited to be part of a comprehensive advisory council that assists in the development of our area school programs; works as one decision making team, with decisions being made through consensus; and […]

Flood Debris

by Brent These photos were taken on a short stretch of Clear Creek around mile 3.5 of the Seward Highway and are a sampling of the debri left over from the recent flooding. 

Phones back up and running

Cell phone and long distance service was working again as of approximately 8:00 PM Wednesday evening.  Multiple carriers of cell phone and long distance had been affected.  While phone service has been restored, GCI reports this morning that crews are still working on identifing the source of the outage.

Introduction to Computers for seniors

Are you 60 and older? Want to learn how to “surf” the net? Set up an email account? Become a facebook member, so you can watch your distant grandkids grow up? Look up Medicare, Social Security, or shop for fabric and tools? Then this class is for you! Only four […]

KPB Permitting Fees Waived

From a press release: Dated Oct 2, 2012 #1 Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre has waived permitting fees for residents with flood-damaged properties as they prepare to reconstruct, refurbish or rebuild those damaged areas. This waiver is available to all residents with damaged property and is not related to […]

Election Officials Jim HErbert, Mark Kansteiner and Rose MacSwain, at the polling station

Election Results Rundown

By Heidi Zemach for SCN The three Seward City Council incumbents, Jean Bardarson, Marianna Keil and Ristine Casagranda were the top vote getters for three two-year seats in the unofficial count of  Tuesday’s municipal election. It appears that local voters are pretty content with the way their council members are representing their interests. But […]

Water Test Kits Available

For anyone on a well the borough has provided water test kits. It takes a week to prepare your well for testing AFTER the water levels have settled. You can pick up your kit at the Borough office in the Sea View Plaza building from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM […]

Unofficial Election Results

The unofficial results from the October 2, 2012 City and Borough Election are: City of Seward COUNCIL RACE: Jean Bardarson, 231 votes Marianna Keil, 210 votes Ristine Casagranda, 181 votes Kenneth Blatchford, 175 votes Tim McDonald, 89 votes PROPOSITION #1: (to Opt-Out of APOC Financial Disclosure Requirements and Adopt City […]

Water Test Kits

BOROUGH MAYOR MIKE NAVARRE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 29, 2012 #1 Contact: Brenda Ahlberg, Information Officer 714-2153 or 394-8385 The following schedule is for residents in the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Areas (SBCFSA) to return water test kits on the day that a well is tested. The […]