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Sea Monster Sculpture

Sea Monster Sculpture

   

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
McKnight on inspiring life-long learners

McKnight on inspiring life-long learners

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward Elementary 5th grade teacher Terri McKnight has been selected as a BP Teacher of Excellence. Many Seward-El teachers have been nominated in the past, and McKnight has been nominated before, but this is the first time she actually filled out all the required paperwork, said Principal David Kingsland. Like most teachers, McKnight focuses […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Kenai Fjords National Park Weather Summary – March 2014

Weather in the Kenai Fjords area was dominated by sunny skies for most of March, resulting in another month of below normal precipitation. Near mid-month, a week of storms added snow to the snowpack, but not nearly the amount required to bring snow depths up to normal. March was the third month in a row to experience an above normal […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Chat with Mayor Navarre – Tuesday, April 15

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will be visiting Seward on Tuesday, April 15.  He will be available for informal discussion and questions with community members from 9:30 am until noon at the Seward Annex, in the Seaview Plaza, 302 Railway Avenue, Suite 122.  Mayor Navarre welcomes input, insights and discussion on issues that affect the Seward area, including surrounding […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Kenai Fjords Tours Thanks Seward Boys and Girls Club

Kenai Fjords Tours Thanks Seward Boys and Girls Club

Kenai Fjords Tours would like to thank the Seward Boys and Girls Club for contributing their lovely artwork to our Marine Science Explorer Program. With the guidence of Justine Pechuzal, amazing community artist, the students transformed a white box into an enchanting underwater look at Resurrection Bay. While studying the intertidal ecosystem in our backyard, students added paintings to the box until […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Live Music April 11

Emma Hill Friday April 11th 7pm Resurrect Art Coffee House ($10) Emma Hill is not afraid to sing. In fact, her voice’s countrified richness, delicate inflections and fear-no-range transitions make it easy to imagine that’s all she ever does.” – Willamette Week “…[I]ntimate, heartfelt, sincere…” -The Long Journey, Italy “Delightful vocals allied to some strong songs makes this girl from the […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·

AK Community Forest Council seeks applicants

Are you interested in helping create healthy, vibrant and sustainable communities in Alaska? Consider applying for a seat on the Alaska Community Forest Council. The Council is a nonprofit and state advisory organization that works to improve Alaskans’ quality of life by expanding and caring for urban and community forests. An application and information about the council is attached and can […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Native Art Classes at Qutekcak

Native Art Classes at Qutekcak

  Native Art Classes at Qutekcak The 2014 Alaska Native Art classes are going strong at QNT.  Participants have been enjoying trying their hands at traditional native arts. Classes began in February and will continue through May.  The classes are open to all. Join us on Wednesdays at 11am for basket weaving, and 1pm for carving and Fridays at 1pm […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward & Moose Pass Pick, Click, & Give PFD Results

The Seward Community Foundation thanks all of the Pick, Click, & Give PFD donors of Seward and Moose Pass for an astounding $34,300 given to local organizations!! Local organizations receiving P,C, & G donations include the Alaska SeaLife Center, Boys & Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula, Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Dept., RBCA, Seward Arts Council, Seward Community Foundation, Seward […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Resurrection Bay Bead Society Launches in Seward

The Resurrection Bay Bead Society is a community group dedicated to everything related to jewelry making & beading.  It’s a small group of beaders and jewelry makers living in and aroundSeward. Anyone interested in sharing knowledge, learning new skills, and gaining insight and inspiration for jewelry making or beading is welcome to attend monthly gatherings, and “membership” is free. The society’s inaugural meeting has been scheduled on Saturday, May […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Children’s Carnival Today

Children’s Carnival Today

The Children’s Carnival is today (Saturday) from 11:00-3:00 pm at the Cruise Ship Terminal. There’s food, games, dancing, and much more to raise awareness and funds for efforts against domestic violence and assault.

by · April 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Familiar faces.

Is it life imitates art; or art imitates life? The movie crew is in town shooting a movie. The news crew was in town shooting the movie crew. I’m sure everyone will recognize several familiar faces. http://www.ktva.com/seward-is-location-for-feature-film-694/

by · April 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Port and Commerce Advisory Board Meets, Hears Input, Expresses Frustration

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – City of Seward Port and Commerce Advisory Board met in council chambers for a work session on April 2. After hearing reports from Alaska Railroad and Seward Harbormaster, PACAB heard input about increases in a passenger fees that city of Seward collects and deposits into the Harbor Enterprise Fund. Passenger vessels that use city […]

by · April 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·

AVTEC/Seward Community Job Fair on Monday, April 7, 2014 .

It’s free and opened to the public.   The job fair is located at the AVTEC Student Service Center  519 Fourth Ave.  Event is from 12:30 to 3:00 Job Fair Employers List   ABC of   Alaska    Air   Force Reserve   AJEATT   AK Job   Corps    Alaska   Sealife Center    AK.   Native Tribal Health Consortium   AK   Operating Engineering-Employers Training […]

by · April 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Prisoner Sentenced for Assault on Correctional Officer

April 3, 2014  Press Release, Alaska District Attorney’s Office On April 2, 2014, 27 year old James Coven was sentenced for assaulting a correctional officer while imprisoned at the Anchorage Jail Complex.  Coven’s assault caused multiple fractures to the officer’s jaw, a fractured nose, multiple broken teeth, and a concussion. The incident arose when the correctional officer denied Coven’s request […]

by · April 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Boat for Sale

Boat for Sale

Boat for Sale S/V Gipsy, classic Scandinavian sailing workboat of 50 feet, lying at end of F-float, made of old timber, iron and salt, character in the rigging, heartache in the hull, ratlines and baggywrinkle still good, smells of tar and rum, stories to tell, ideal boat for aging writer, by appointment only, if interested contact Seward Harbormaster at 907 […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Thanks to all of our supporters!

Thanks to all of our supporters!

by · April 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
DaVinci Camp Registration Open

DaVinci Camp Registration Open

by · April 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Planning and Zoning Commission Recommends Land Swap

Planning and Zoning Commission Recommends Land Swap

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – At its regular meeting on April 1, Seward Planning & Zoning Commission voted to recommend that city of Seward dispose of a narrow lot in harbor subdivision by negotiation solely with Alaska Railroad. By unanimous vote of four commissioners present, SP&ZC passed resolution 2014-04 regarding the trade of city-owned Lot 1, Block 6 of […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Sugar Mountain stars fall in love with Seward

Sugar Mountain stars fall in love with Seward

And Seward’s loving the movie making too! By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Sugar Mountain, the independent movie being filmed in Seward is bringing in some money, some fun times, and a few small roles for local residents. Some 72 volunteer extras showed up for a sunny all-day shoot near the beach at Lowell Point Monday, March 31st. They included […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Alaskans set new Pick.Click.Give. donation records. $2.7 million pledged to nonprofits in 2014

Anchorage, AK –Alaskans set a record in 2014 for donations made to local nonprofits through Pick.Click.Give. More Alaskans than ever before participated in the Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) charitable donation program, sharing millions of dollars with Alaska’s nonprofits. According to the Alaska Department of Revenue, as of April 1, 26,773 Alaskans donated $2,771,400 from their PFDs, which is $325,950 or […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Permitting & Agency Information Day April 17

Permitting & Agency Information Day April 17

The annual Permitting & Agency Information Day will be held Thursday, April 17th from 11am-3pm at the Seward Community Library.  Agency representatives will be available to assist with your permit application, summer project and provide information on Planning, Permitting, Floodplain Development, Fisheries & Wildlife Management, Habitat & Wetlands, and other topics. Sponsored by the City of Seward Community Development, Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·

“I Pledge My Head to Clearer Thinking”

Do you have a tough decision that needs making, or a problem that needs solving?  Have you considered asking a 4-H’er to help out? 4-H is a youth development program that helps children and teens develop the skills necessary to become good critical-thinkers, goal-setters, organizers and doers.  By completing projects incorporating record keeping, public speaking, service learning, and resource allocation […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments in Seward on May 6

Pre-Kindergarten Title I assessments in Seward on May 6

Kenai Peninsula School District Media Release Soldotna, April 2, 2014—Children who will be four years old by September 1, 2014, have an opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten classes at their local area school in the fall. To qualify for the classes, parents and guardians must contact their local area school to schedule a Pre-K assessment, and complete an application prior to the […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Ukulele Workshop

Ukulele Russ from Fairbanks is a frequent visitor to Seward where you can hear him play at the Yukon, he is an awesome ukulele player.  There is a good opportunity to get Ukulele Russ to teach a ukulele workshop for wannabe ukulele players in Seward during one of his trips to Seward this summer (I am thinking late June time […]

by · April 2, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Power Outage Scheduled on April 5

Power Outage Scheduled on April 5

 CITY OF SEWARD         ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT POWER OUTAGE   The Seward Electric Department has scheduled a power outage for necessary repairs on Saturday, April 5th, from 9:00am thru 11:00am.  The affected areas are from Grouse Lake Road to Sealion Dr. Also Leierer Rd. and Alameda Rd. and portions of Port Ave. For further information call please call the City of Seward […]

by · April 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Pink Cheeks Triathlon Volunteers Needed

SPRD is seeking adult volunteers to host the Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3rd. All the jobs are crucial to the success and safety of the event and participants. Volunteer jobs are: lap counters and timers in the swimming pool on Saturday morning to afternoon; traffic control/flaggers; finish line crew; bike queue helpers and monitors; check-in helpers on Saturday morning; chip […]

by · April 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Chick Fever is in the Air: Raising Backyard Poultry

There are numerous reasons why we choose to keep small poultry flocks in our backyards with the joy of farm animals and a steady source of protein, eggs, and garden fertilizer just to name a few, but keeping our birds and ourselves healthy requires us to be proactive by creating a clean and healthy environment. Whether you’re ordering your first […]

by · April 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·