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Help prevent Parvovirus in dogs

Help prevent Parvovirus in dogs

City of Seward Animal Shelter Public Service Announcement – Parvovirus can occur in any dog, as the virus is easily transmitted.  The virus is extremely hardy in the environment, and in some areas can survive 3-7 years.  Parvo is extremely resilient and can be transmitted in any discharge from an infected animal, especially feces and vomit.  The Parvovirus withstands wide […]

November 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Kenai Fjords National Park Weather Summary – October 2014

October was unusually dry with slightly above normal temperatures in the Kenai Fjords National Park area. There was no measurable precipitation at the Seward airport for two thirds of the month (20 days) leaving the total monthly precipitation far below normal. Combined with the below-normal precipitation that characterized most of the spring and summer, Seward was at a cumulative 13.2 […]

November 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Substitute Training To Be Held Locally!

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will hold another substitute training in Seward on Thursday, November 20th from 10:30-12:30 at Seward Elementary.    This training is for substitute teacher, aide, tutor, secretary, kitchen worker and/or custodian. Please call Randi Broyles at (907) 714-8888 to reserve a spot.  Seward Schools need you!  

November 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Tsunami Swim Club – SEASON BEGINS – We Love Swimming!!!

Seward Tsunami Swim Club – SEASON BEGINS – We Love Swimming!!!

Seward Tsunami Swim Club (STSC) started the swim season this week. It is going to be  great! We want to thank our beautiful Seward community for your support of the club and the sport of swimming! SEWARD TSUNAMI SWIM CLUB (STSC) is a developmental and competitive swim team that provides a supervised aquatics program for Seward area youth ages 5-18. […]

November 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
City Council Emerges from Executive Session

City Council Emerges from Executive Session

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – Seward City Council gave due public notice of its special meeting and Vice Mayor Marianna Keil gaveled it to order promptly at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 10 with a scant half dozen citizens in attendance. The duly noticed agenda listed “executive session” as the only item of business. Only three things happened publicly […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Switch on to Alternative Energy at the Seward Energy Fair

The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) are hosting their first Seward Energy Fair on November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology Student Service Center from 12 to 5 pm.  This free event is being held in order to educate and update our local community members about the […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Schools Site Council Meeting Thursday at 6:30pm

Our November Site Council Meeting will be held this Thursday (11/13/14) at 6:30pm at the Seward High School Library. Our agenda can be found here: Agenda Nov 2014 SSBC

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·
The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie

NHS and SHS Theater Present The First Installment of our Winter Movies The Lego Movie “An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.” Showing: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 6:30pm All Ages Concessions for Sale Admission: suggested donation $5 […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Flood Service Area Moves to Put Half Million Dollars Toward Flood Control

Flood Service Area Moves to Put Half Million Dollars Toward Flood Control

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – At its regular meeting on November 3, the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board voted unanimously to place a $500,000 flood-mitigation grant that it received from Alaska Department of Commerce, toward its share of the “Section 205 Project” on Salmon Creek. The grant came to SBCFSA through a vote of the Kenai Peninsula […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Ceramic Nights

*Ceramic Nights at AVTEC: Wednesday, November 12th and 19th 5 – 7pm at AVTEC ceramics rm. Cost: $8 Meet at AVTEC Ceramics Room, but sign up at TRAILS in the Independent Living Center Office. Create your own beautiful ceramics works of art! Maybe you want to make a mug to give away for Christmas? The ceramics room at AVTEC will […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Canned Food Drive for Seward’s food bank

Friends of the Library Museum is having a canned food drive for Seward’s food bank, He Will Provide. During our open house this Saturday, 1-4 pm or any time the library is open this Saturday, November 15, 2014, community may drop off canned food items that will go to the local food bank. Only non-perishables please, canned goods preferred. Come […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Improving the odds against school shooters

Improving the odds against school shooters

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Local law enforcement officers and principals from Seward, Moose Pass, and every other school in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will soon begin training their staffs in the ALICE Method, a training method that provides several more creative, more proactive strategies for escaping, diverting, and overpowering armed students or gunmen who are in […]

November 12, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Free Admission to Alaska Sealife Center on Wednesdays

Free Admission to Alaska Sealife Center on Wednesdays

What a treat to walk  from the cold rain into the undersea wonders at the Alaska Sealife Center! Admission for Alaska residents  is free on Wednesdays through February 25th. Check out the Steller sealions, harbor seals, sea birds, tiny tank fish, salmon, jellies, sea stars, and on and on. It’s a great place to get inspired by the beauty and […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
HGTV’s “Living Alaska” Casting Call!

HGTV’s “Living Alaska” Casting Call!

Living Alaska News Release – Hit  HGTV  Series  Casting  in  Alaska!  Calling  all  real  estate  agents  and  their  clients!   If  you’re  outgoing,  outspoken  and  have  always   wanted  to  show  off  your  love  of Alaska  to  millions  of  viewers,  then  we  want  to  hear  from  you! What’s  the  show  about? Part  travel  show,  part  home  show,  this  hit  series  airing  on […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SCHOOL SUBSTITUTE TRAINING

If there is enough interest, The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will have another LOCAL sub training in the next week or so. This training is for substitute teacher, aide, tutor, secretary, kitchen worker and/or custodian. Please call Randi Broyles at (907) 714-8888 to reserve a spot! Will post a date if enough people sign up. SEWARD AREA SCHOOLS NEED […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Learn Digital Skills Workshop November 13 & 14

Learn Digital Skills Workshop November 13 & 14

  The Association of Alaska School Boards Digital Learning Team is returning to Seward for their second of three visits to our schools.  During the evenings they will be providing workshops for community members.  Come one, come all and learn more about… WHO:      Association of Alaska School Boards Digital Learning Team WHAT:    Returning to Seward for their […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Efficiency Friday -November 14

First time I was in Seward it was spring of ’95  to help prep my family’s boat to get it in the water for a full summer of sending folks around Prince William Sound on tours- what a neat place you have to live in! I will be glad to see the city again this weekend as I join with Alaska […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Open House at the Library Museum this Saturday 1-4pm

Come celebrate the joy of the season at the Seward Community Library Museum on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 1 – 4 p.m. with free guided tours, live music, kids activities, a special preview of the 2014 Wish Tree and much more! “This open house is a great way to explore Seward’s favorite library/museum and welcome some terrific new staff,” Friends […]

November 11, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Celebration Of Life At Seward Mountain Haven

Please join us for the Celebration of Life for Julia Ducham at Providence Seward Mountain Haven Lupine Lodge Wednesday, November 19th at 4:00 PM. All are welcome, come and share a memory.

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Online Open House for Seward Highway Mileposts 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project Ends November 16

Online Open House for Seward Highway Mileposts 17-22.5 Rehabilitation Project Ends November 16

  The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will rehabilitate and improve the safety of 5.5 miles of the Seward Highway between the communities of Moose Pass and Seward, Alaska.   Reminder:  Online Open House  open through November 16 Our Online Open House, currently accessible on the project website,  provides an opportunity […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Lunch with Seward Seniors & Seward Community Foundation

The Seward Community Foundation is sponsoring lunch at the Seward Senior Center, Thursday, Nov. 20. Please plan to attend to learn more about the work of the Seward Community Foundation and maybe a few things you didn’t know about Seward Seniors. There will be Jeopardy with prizes. Would love to see you there!

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Blackwater Railroad Company upcoming Seward performances

Blackwater Railroad Company upcoming Seward performances

  Blackwater Railroad Company will be performing this weekend, November 14 & 15 at the Yukon Bar and next weekend, November 22 at Tony’s Bar. http://blackwaterrailroad.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BlackwaterRailroadCompany

November 11, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Seward Recreation Committee Meeting November 12

The Recreation Committee will meet again next Wed, Nov 12 at SCLM Room 205 beginning at 12 noon to continue their work on the SPRD Master Plan. All meetings are always open to the public.

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·

3rd Annual Moose Pass School Bazaar

November 15th from 2:00-8:00 Local vendors, door prize, soup bar, bake sale, silent auction, and family Christmas portraits etc. Come get some early Christmas shopping done, eat some tasty sweets, and outbid others on your favorite auction item! *All proceeds benefit Moose Pass School

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Lori Hamilton, PA-C, Joins Seward Community Health Center

Lori Hamilton, PA-C, Joins Seward Community Health Center

The Board of Directors and staff of Seward Community Health Center (SCHC) are extremely pleased to announce that Lori Hamilton, a licensed and certified Physician Assistant (PA), has recently joined its staff as its first permanent medical provider. Lori, who started at the Health Center on Oct. 27, is seeing both new and established patients. She will be providing a […]

November 10, 2014 · 1 comment ·