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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 ·

Join the Seward Elementary School to celebrate Veterans Day

Join us in our gym on Tuesday, November 11th at 12:30, when our kindergarten through 2nd graders will recognize the contributions of our veterans and active duty military. After the program in the gym, we would like to invite all the veterans/active duty personnel and their families to our 3rd through 5th grade wing for special recognition.

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: The Seward Coordinated Transportation Group is holding a public meeting today, November 10th, 2014, 11:00am at Seaview Community Services conference room. All public, private non-profit, and private for-profit transportation providers, as well as the general public, are invited to attend, participate, and provide comment on the Seward Coordinated Transportation Plan.

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Southcentral state park advisory boards seeking new members

Southcentral state park advisory boards seeking new members

(Soldotna, AK) – Applications are currently being accepted for four state park advisory boards in Southcentral Alaska. Seats are currently available on the Southern Kenai Peninsula, Kachemak Bay, Seward, and Valdez state park advisory boards. State park advisory boards are the primary tool that state park officials use to involve the public in the management of state parks. “Public involvement […]

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Movember! Bringing the ‘Stache back to create awareness for Men’s Health.

Movember! Bringing the ‘Stache back to create awareness for Men’s Health.

Let’s face it, men. When it comes to our health, we act more like big, hairy animals than real men. Sure, we’re busy. Work, family, kids. When was the last time you had a nap? And going to the doctor? Forget it. If it can’t be cured over-the-counter, then it’s probably not curable, right? Wrong. These are only excuses. Most […]

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Health Care Exchange Open Enrollment Opens this Weekend November 15th.

Seward, Alaska – Now is the time to begin planning to sign up for affordable health insurance for 2015. Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace begins Saturday, November 15, 2014.  Financial help is available to offset the cost of insurance. 88% of Alaskans who applied last year were eligible for cost savings. Alaskans who have already signed up for […]

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Middle School Honor Roll

1St Quarter A/B Honor Roll 6TH GRADE: Anevey Ambrosiana*, Reanna Brewi, Lucas Brockman, Cody Bryden, Selma Casagranda , Hana Cooney , Landon Davis , Levi Deboard, Araya Fejes, Lucy Hankins*, Samuel Koster*, Alysa Kurtz , Maila Hewitt, Trey Ingalls, Leilani Lackey, Neil Lindquist, Calysta Lohman, Collin Mullaly, Kylie Mullaly*, Elsa O’Neill*, Clayton Petersen, Maxwell Pfeiffenberger*, Marisa Phasomsap, Tegan Retzer, Katelyn […]

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·

SBCFSA Work Session November 17

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session Monday, November 17, at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Annex office in Sea View Plaza, 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122.  The work session topic will be Salmon Creek Land Acquisition & Reclamation Project. For more information contact the SBCFSA Office at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 123, 9 am […]

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Poverty of the Heart

Poverty of the Heart

  By H.B. Bardarson “The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many […]

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Ice Rink Idea Still in the Picture for Seward

Ice Rink Idea Still in the Picture for Seward

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The idea of developing a permanent ice rink for Seward is persisting since the Seward Recreation Committee began considering it more than a year ago. Admittedly, it’s no further along than it was before. But that’s because the idea has to be taken up by either a private developer, a group of developers or interested […]

November 10, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Rental Apartment

Rental Apartment

2 room full bath, furnished with small fridge and microwave shows like new, laundry on site, includes all utilities, with dish network and snowplowing. Non smokers and no pets $500.00 per month call Kathie 224-7611

November 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Homer Electric Association Presents Case for Hydro Plant Near Moose Pass

Homer Electric Association Presents Case for Hydro Plant Near Moose Pass

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – At a public meeting in Moose Pass on November 6, Homer Electric Association (HEA) spent two hours and 20 minutes of a meeting scheduled for three hours, making a case for constructing a 5-mega-watt hydroelectric generating plant powered by the outflow of Grant Lake. According to HEA, the proposed plant would add about four […]

November 9, 2014 · 1 comment ·