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Fall 2014 Pool Schedule

SEWARD HS POOL SCHEDULE AUG 19 – Dec 19   2014 Closed Sept 1 , Nov 27 – 30 Lap Swim               M, W, F   6:30 – 8:00am,  5:00 – 6:30pm                               T & Th      11:00 – 12:30pm Starting  Nov 9       Sun         5:30 – 7:00pm Open Swim            M, W, F    6:30 – 7:50pm Starting  Nov 9        Sun         4:00 – 5:20pm Parent & Tot […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity in Seward August 25

Mental Health First Aid Training Opportunity in Seward August 25

Trust Training Cooperative presents:  Mental Health First Aid  Similar to ‘First Aid’ and CPR, ‘Mental Health First Aid’ teaches you how to help those experiencing mental health problems until professional help is available.   Who: All are welcome. This is a non-clinical public education training for anyone.   What: Mental Health First Aid     Date/Time: August 25, 2014 from 8:30am-5:00pm    Location: AVTEC (Alaska’s […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Playground at Ballaine & Adams closed

Due to wasps nests on the playground equipments, the Parks Playground on Ballaine and Adams will be closed on 8/19/14 and possibly 8/20/14.

by · August 19, 2014 · 1 comment ·

SBCFSA Regular Meeting/Work Session September 22

Please be advised that the next Regular Board Meeting will be combined with a Work Session to be held on September 22, 2014 beginning at 6:00pm. The meetings will be held back to back beginning with the Work Session.  Please note that this is the only scheduled meeting night in September; the normal meeting schedule of 1st and 3rd Monday meetings will resume in October. The meeting […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Celebrating Healthy Lifestyles

Celebrating Healthy Lifestyles

Participants came from Seward, Anchorage, and some came from as far as California to attend the annual Healthy Lifestyles Gathering, sponsored by Quetekcak Native Tribe. In addition to a community potlatch at the Branson Pavilion featuring halibut and hamburgers, there was dancing and drumming by a diverse group of Alaska Native and American Indian drummers. The annual gathering is to […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
It’s a Boy!

It’s a Boy!

Andrew Walter Tan’aaq Moore Somerville was born at 2:04 pm last Sunday (8/10/14).  He weighed 10 pounds 6 ounces and was 20.75 inches long.  Mom, Bonnie Moore, and dad, Eric Somerville and big sister Abigail are all happy and healthy and are enjoying getting to know the new arrival to the family. click on photo, please

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Regsitration for KPC classes is August 19,20 and 21 from 9am-2pm at the KPC office located Seward High School.

Learn at Kenai Peninsuala College’s Resurrection Bay Extension Site. Fall 2014 semester’s classes include: Introduction to Composition, Introduction to College Writing, Intermediate Algebra, Lifespan Development, Introduction to American Government (web based),Writing Strategies (web based), Begining Yoga and Intermediate Yoga.  Don’t forget to ask about KPC’s EZ Payment Plan.  Regsiter online now for face to face classes in Seward or online classes […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Alaska State Primary Tuesday, August 19

Alaska State Primary Tuesday, August 19

  Tuesday, August 19, is the Alaska State Primary Election day. Polls are open from 7AM-8PM. Voters registered for the Seward/Lowell Point precinct can cast their ballots at the K.M. Rae building at 125 3rd Avenue. Voters registered for the Bear Creek precinct can cast their ballots at the Bear Creek Fire Department at Mile 5 of the Seward Highway. For more […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Capra Book Signing, Q&A, Tonight at the Library

Capra Book Signing, Q&A, Tonight at the Library

Join us for an evening of stories, history and people. The Friends of the Seward Library will be having a book signing and Q&A with local author/historian Doug Capra. Doug is launching his new book, The Spaces Between, Stories From the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords. Starts at 6:30 pm for the Friends membership, this is a benefit of […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
John Kennedy wins the 2014 Seward Silver Salmon Derby

John Kennedy wins the 2014 Seward Silver Salmon Derby

Congratulations to John E. Kennedy of New Palestine, IN, who won the 2014 Seward Silver Salmon Derby with his 17.67 salmon that he caught on the Got Fish in Cheval Narrows. A list of other winners is online on the Seward Chamber of Commerce website at http://www.seward.com/welcome-to-seward-alaska/signature-events/seward-silver-salmon-derby-august/.

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Saving our coasts a swim at a time

Saving our coasts a swim at a time

A Moroccan distance swimmer, and ambassador for the protection of the coasts, visited Seward August 14th to share his unusual challenge of linking all of the world’s continents together by swimming across the open oceans from one to the other. Hassan Baraka, 27, looking fit, lean and speaking with a heavy accent, addressed participants of at the University of Wyoming […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Co-op Toddler Playgroup Registration

Seward Co-op Toddler Playgroup Registration

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Tickets still available for Fox Island Auction & Dinner Cruise

Tickets still available for Fox Island Auction & Dinner Cruise

 This coming Saturday, August 23 is a day you won’t want to miss!  For just $60 you get a cruise on Resurrection Bay, prime rib & salmon dinner, and the opportunity to bid on some great auction items.  PLUS you’ll be supporting Seward and Moose Pass firefighters and EMTs.  And did someone say door prizes?!  Could this evening get any […]

by · August 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Only one competitor in city council election

Only one competitor in city council election

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – City residents shouldn’t expect much change on the city council following the upcoming 2014 municipal elections. Four Seward City Council incumbents have applied to run for re-election, and will face only a single challenger, Dr. John French, in the 2014 Municipal Election October 7th. The deadline to file was Friday, August 15th. Council […]

by · August 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Human remains found near Tonsina Creek Trail

http://www.ktuu.com/news/news/human-remains-found-on-mountain-near-seward/27515854    

by · August 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Governor proclaims Take Your Child to School Week August 18-22, 2014

Governor proclaims Take Your Child to School Week August 18-22, 2014

Take Your Child to School Week   Soldotna, August 15, 2014—Most KPBSD schools begin Tuesday, August 19, 2014, which is perfect timing to act on the proclamation by Governor Sean Parnell, making August 18 – 22, 2014, as Take Your Child to School Week in the state of Alaska.   “I am pleased to learn that the Governor is proclaiming next week as Take Your Child to School […]

by · August 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Doug Capra’s Seward history focuses on local stories

Doug Capra’s Seward history focuses on local stories

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News –   Some view history as events shaped by war, politics, and presidents, and view common people’s experiences as simply the byproducts of those events. Not Seward historian Doug Capra, who has a new book coming out on the stories about some of the most interesting pioneers to grace the region, and other things […]

by · August 15, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Job Opening at the Alaska SeaLife Center

The Alaska SeaLife Center generates and shares scientific knowledge to promote understanding and stewardship of Alaska’s marine ecosystems is seeking applications for the following: Education Specialist This position is responsible for delivering education programs focused on marine science in Alaska to a variety of audiences, and assisting in the development and maintenance of education projects under the supervision of the Education Coordinator. This […]

by · August 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Hobo Jim’s last summer performance at the Yukon Bar August 17

Join Hobo Jim at the Yukon Bar on August 17 at 9PM for his final Seward performance of the summer!

by · August 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·

“Seeds of Faith” Preschool — Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 School Year

Summer is coming to a close and the preschool season is just beginning. “Seeds of Faith” Preschool has openings. Children may be 3-5 years of age. Preschool meets 9-11:30 AM, three mornings a week. Scholarships are available. For more information or to receive an application, call 224-7368 or email seeds.of.faith.seward@gmail.com. Seeds of Faith Preschool meets at Seward United Methodist Church.

by · August 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Emma Hill to perform at the Rez Art tonight at 7PM

Alaskan Singer/Songwriter, Emma Hill, will be performing at the Rez Art this evening, August 14, at 7PM. For more information about Emma Hill, please visit: http://www.emmahillmusic.com/.

by · August 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Cathy Cuenin book signing, Q&A Tonight at the Library Museum

Cathy Cuenin book signing, Q&A Tonight at the Library Museum

The Seward Friends of the Library are pleased to present author and retired nurse Cathy Cuenin on Thursday, August 14, 2014 for a book signing and Q&A about her book, “The Way I Walk: From Tugboat to Transplant.” Friends of the Library members are invited to attend at 6:30 p.m. Members of the public are welcome to join at 7 […]

by · August 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Preparations underway for Obihiro mural

Preparations underway for Obihiro mural

Community members are making preparations for the six-member Obihiro mural artist delegation who will be arriving in Seward this September. The City of Seward and the Seward Mural Society are working together to plan for the painting process with the visiting Japanese artists. Josh Neta, the interpreter with the Obihiro exchange students,and members of the planning committee met with him at City Hall to go […]

by · August 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Expedition Yacht visits Seward on world cruise

Expedition Yacht visits Seward on world cruise

Anchored serenely offshore of the busy Waterfront Campground, the impressive expedition yacht Dorothea III dwarfed the six-packs zooming back to the boat harbor with their silver salmon bounty. The 147′ vessel is on a spectacular world cruise from Australia to the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and Singapore. After visiting Alaska, it will go through the Panama Canal and […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Sophomore will attend Ohio anti-bullying march

Sophomore will attend Ohio anti-bullying march

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – Seward Sophomore Kimberly “Kimmy” Hubbard, and her grandmother Jody Tuck, are going to be able to travel to Ohio to march in the River Days Parade in Portsmouth on August 25th after all. They’ll be joining a large anti-bullying contingent, made up of many of the area district’s schools, who learned recently of […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·