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National Weather Service-Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement   SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 341 PM AKDT TUE SEP 9 2014   WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…KENAI…SOLDOTNA…HOMER… COOPER LANDING…WHITTIER…SEWARD…GIRDWOOD…MOOSE PASS… VALDEZ…THOMPSON PASS…CORDOVA   …HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BRING HIGH WATER TO STREAMS AND RIVERS OF THE KENAI PENINSULA AND NORTH GULF COAST […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Kickoff Reunion Tour for Crime Face Nelson  September 12 & 13

Kickoff Reunion Tour for Crime Face Nelson September 12 & 13

Crime Face Nelson will be performing at the Yukon Bar beginning at 9PM on September 12 & 13.  Featured will be Alaskan musicians Orion Donicht, Kevin Worrell, Jason Lessrad, with special guest cameo from Metis Riley. See them live this weekend!

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Council approves lagoon dredge bid, 99-year SMIC lease for Harmon

Council approves lagoon dredge bid, 99-year SMIC lease for Harmon

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council took steps to correct the deferred maintenance problems at the city wastewater lagoon at Lowell Creek at Monday’s meeting last night, approving the low bid for a $3.9 million project with Merrell Brothers, Inc. for the removal and disposal of sludge at Lowell Point Wastewater Treatment Facility and at the lagoon […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Fundraiser for Allen King

Fundraiser for Allen King

by · September 9, 2014 · 1 comment ·

FEMA OPEN HOUSE TONIGHT

Flood Risk Information Open House Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. City Council Chambers PRELIMINARY FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP (FIRM) AND FLOOD INSURANCE STUDY (FIS) In cooperation with FEMA and the State of Alaska, The Kenai Peninsula Borough, City of Homer and City of Seward are hosting a combined Flood Risk Information Open House. The Seward will be held […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Davis presentation tonight at the library museum 6:30pm

Davis presentation tonight at the library museum 6:30pm

SEWARD, ALASKA – On Tuesday, Sept. 9, the Seward Friends of the Library and the Seward Art Council will co-host athlete, author, speaker, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis. The program will be held at the Seward Community Library Museum at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. (NOTE: Jennifer Pharr Davis […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
2014 Notice of Election

2014 Notice of Election

City of Seward Press Release –   CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, there will be conducted in the City of Seward, Alaska, a Regular Municipal Election in accordance with Seward City Code, Title 4.   CITY OFFICIALS The following candidates have filed for […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Airport Improvements Project Public Meeting September 11

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) has initiated preliminary studies and is collecting information to prepare for designing improvements to the Seward Airport (Seward Airport Improvements Project #54857). Learn more at an upcoming public meeting (details below) or on the project website, coming soon: www.dot.state.ak.us/creg/sewardairport/.   OPEN HOUSE PUBLIC MEETING: September 11, 2014 STOP BY any time between 4 and 7 pm […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Japanese Calligraphy Class September 13

Japanese Calligraphy Class September 13

City of Seward Press Release – Japanese Calligraphy Class  Offered Saturday, September 13, 2014 Delegates from Seward’s Sister City of Obihiro, Japan will be offering an hour long course in Japanese Calligraphy! Participants can watch an authentic performance and also take part in a brief class to draw traditional Japanese Calligraphy. Please contact the Office of the City Clerk to sign […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Nominate Someone For Their Local Historic Preservation Efforts

City of Seward Press Release – Seward has quite a history. For over 100 years now its citizens have come and gone; enriching our sense of place with each life and event. Without the hard work and civic pride of those that came before, Seward would not be the exemplary city it is today. And without the people and organizations […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Mural volunteers needed

Mural volunteers needed

Seward Mural Society is seeking volunteers to help paint the Obihiro mural. The shifts that need filling are Tues Sept. 9th – Thurs Sept 11th 9:00 am – 12:00  break for lunch (provided) 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The mural will be painted at the old Seward Chapel Church on Nash Road (on the right hand side of the highway across from Nash Woods subdivision. […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

FEMA OPEN HOUSE Tuesday 5pm-8pm

UPCOMING MEETING Flood Risk Information Open House Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. City Council Chambers PRELIMINARY FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP (FIRM) AND FLOOD INSURANCE STUDY (FIS) In cooperation with FEMA and the State of Alaska, The Kenai Peninsula Borough, City of Homer and City of Seward are hosting a combined Flood Risk Information Open House. The Seward will […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Crazy good beach fishing

Crazy good beach fishing

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The waters of Resurrection Bay, just off the beaches of Seward, have been teeming with silver Cohos, flashing their fins and leaping from the water, and hundreds of anglers have lined the shores snagging them, most easily making their six-fish daily limit. Action was especially hot last week and this past weekend near the […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Seward Recreation Committee Meeting September 10

PUBLIC NOTICE Seward Recreation Committee Meeting A Special Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committee  Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Zudy’s Cafe 501 Railway Avenue Seward, Alaska ALL PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.        

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Obihiro mural exchange underway

Obihiro mural exchange underway

By Dot Bardarson – The Obihiro mural exchange is in progress. On Friday we greeted the Japanese artists in Anchorage at the airport.  On Saturday we showed them a good old fashioned Alaskan pot-luck, with speeches.  The sun shone warm, so we ate outside. Midori represented the artists from Obihiro with a short speech about their enthusiasm for the project. The Seward Quilters gave each […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Obihiro mural unveiled

Obihiro mural unveiled

By Dot Bardarson – Five Japanese artists will arrive Friday night with Obihiro’s design for a mural gift to Seward.  Last year, the city of Seward sent 7 art delegates to Obihiro to paint a large mural for the Japanese. The Seward Mural Society practiced by painting a reduced size replica that is mounted on Murphy’s Inn.  This year the Japanese are […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seahawks football team does it again

Seward Seahawks football team beat Monroe Catholic at the second home game Saturday 56-0.  They also beat Houston during the first home game. They travel all the way to Nome for a game next weekend. Congratulations to the green and gold for making us proud. (Corrected 9/8)

by · September 7, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Community Choir Rehearsals Resume

The local Community Choir will begin fall rehearsals Thursday September 11 from 6:30-8 PM at the United Methodist Church.  We rehearse Thursdays 6:30-8 PM, concluding with a concert December 11.  All singers high school age and up are welcomed.  Questions:  contact Sue at 224-6784.

by · September 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Mike Navarre Meet & Greet September 9

Mike Navarre Meet & Greet September 9

by · September 6, 2014 · 0 comments ·
SPRD Bulletin September 4

SPRD Bulletin September 4

TYC After School Program is back! Come check out Seward Teen & Youth Center’s After School Program for K-5th grades! ASP emphasizes cooperative play, sports, environmental science, outdoor play, creative arts, homework help, music appreciation and social enhancement. Children can chose from a number of daily activities from science experiments, to baking projects to board games to field trips to a […]

by · September 6, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Felony charges reinstated for Peking attacker

Seward Police Department Press Release – After reconsideration it has been decided to reinstate two felony charges of Assault III against Roger Waters for the assault that took place on September 1st on John and Mimi Park.  The other two charges of Assault IV are still pending.  

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Apartment for Rent

FOR RENT Very nice studio apartment for rent year around or seasonal to the right person.  No drinking, smoking, pet,s etc. $800 includes all utilities, heat and TV and internet.  907-362-1928.  

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
First Friday Event at Kenai Fjords Visitor Center

First Friday Event at Kenai Fjords Visitor Center

Kenai Fjords National Park will be hosting an event as part of September’s First Friday Art Walk at the Visitor Center from 6pm to 8pm tonight, Friday, September 5.  Our featured artist is Tom Missel.  Eight of Missel’s Alaska national park paintings are on loan to the park courtesy of Tom & Mary Tougas.  Seven are displayed in our Visitor Center auditorium at 1212 […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Schools Substitute Training, Sept. 17th!

Great response Seward! Enough interest was generated for school substitute training, therefore there will be a local sub training held at Seward Elementary on September 17th from 10:30AM – 12:30 PM.  This training is for all types of sub positions – teacher, aide, tutor, custodial, kitchen and office for any KPBSD school.   If you are interested in registering, or want more […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Ukanuzit thrift store to open soon

Ukanuzit thrift store to open soon

Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward lost its only second-hand store when Rays Reusables burned on September 21st, 2013. So for the past year, people seeking inexpensive used goods or clothing had to travel to Anchorage or Soldotna, or relied on garage sales or rid themselves of unwanted items at the Seward transfer facility. So there’s been plenty of excitement […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·