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Pierce's lead in borough mayor's race dwindles to a mere 51 votes

The race for the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s mayor’s position went down to the wire. According to the borough’s elections office, Charlie Pierce’s lead over Linda Hutchings in the October 24 run-off had dwindled to just 51 votes following the...

 

Community Calendar

Oct. 26 USFS to hold meeting The United States Forest Service will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 26, to discuss a request for heli-skiing opportunities in the Seward area. The meeting, which is open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Alaska    October 19, 2017

Pierce, Hutchins to face off in test run-off on Oct. 24

An often testy campaign between the two remaining candidates for the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s mayoral position will come to an end on Tuesday, October 24. Voters will head to the polls that day to participate in a run-off election to determine...

 

Scholarships available for Seward Energy Science Challenge

Students who are participating in the first Seward Student Science Challenge held at the Seward Energy Forum & Fair will be competing for up to $4,000 in scholarship funding. Generous donations have been made by Chugach Electric Association, Seward...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Alaska    October 12, 2017

Seward among Peninsula's most active on Election Day

Seward voters can take pride in their turnout on Election Day 2017. According to Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Kenn Carpenter, Seward had the second-highest percentage of voters to cast ballots during the October 3 election. The city’s...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Sports    October 12, 2017

Ingalls places 7th at KPBSD Middle School championships

Hailey Ingalls turned in a stellar performance over the weekend at the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Cross-Country Championships. The Seward Middle School standout ran her way to a top-10 finish in the borough meet, which was held on...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    October 12, 2017

It's official: Horn, Towsley claim seats on city council

Thanks to near record-setting turnout, the Seward City Council will have a pair of new faces when it reconvenes for its next session. Following certification of the October 3 results of the municipal election by the Seward Canvass Board last week,...

 

Annual energy forum slated for Oct. 13-14

The City of Seward and the Seward Sustainable Energy Group will host the fourth annual Seward Energy Forum & Fair on Oct. 13-14 at the AVTEC Student Service Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on...

 

STF shifting to winter hours on Oct. 1

The Seward Transfer Facility will be transitioning to normal winter hours beginning this weekend, according to a memo from officials with the Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste Department. Effective Sunday, October 1, the Seward Transfer Facility...

 

KPB mayoral hopefuls air views at 'Meet the Candidates' forum

Seward voters got a chance to get up close and personal with the candidates seeking borough and local offices on Monday, Sept. 18, at a special "Meet the Candidates" forum. The event was sponsored by...

 

School district seeking Title VI representatives

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Title VI (Indian Education), formerly known as Title VII, is seeking parent, student, and staff advisory committee representatives. Committee members must commit to quarterly meetings, usually held at the...

 

Schools to dismiss early on Sept. 13

Schools in Seward and Moose Pass will let out early on Wednesday, Sept. 13, as part of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s new teacher/staff preparedness initiative. According to the KPBSD, schools will release 90 minutes early on six...

 

Community Calendar

Sept. 8 CIRCAC meeting The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council’s Board of Directors will meet on Friday, September 8 at 9 a.m. at the Land’s End Resort in Homer. An agenda is being finalized and will be posted on the CIRCAC web site...

 

Community Calendar

Sept. 1 First Friday On the first Friday of every month various shops and businesses throughout downtown and the harbor area play host to artists and offer refreshments. Sept. 4 City hall closed Seward City Hall and the Seward Community Library and...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    August 24, 2017

City, borough elections are now set for voters

Residents of the Kenai Peninsula Borough will have plenty of choices to make on October 3 when they go to the polls to cast their ballots in the General Election. In all, Seward voters will be helping to decide several key borough seats as well as...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    August 17, 2017

Seven file for spots on October city ballot

The ballots haven’t been cast, but the names that will appear on the upcoming General Election have been penciled in. A total of seven candidates filed their intentions with the Seward City Clerk earlier this week to seek spots on the Seward City...

 

Seward boys, girls primed for another strong XC season

Here’s the scoop! The Seward High School girls’ and boys’ cross country teams could well be the best combination since Batman and Robin. Maybe even better. The Seward cross country teams, despite losing one of the state’s most dominant...

 

Borough holds first hearing on tax increase

Residents of the Kenai Peninsula Borough got their first chance to offer opinions on a proposed bed tax increase on August 1, when the KP Borough Assembly staged the first of two planned public hearings regarding the proposal. The assembly is...

 

Help area seniors continue to get the meals they deserve

Many senior citizens go without a full lunch plate on a daily basis, due to the rising costs of food, medication and utilities, and lack a cost-of-living increase with their Social Security retirement benefits over the past five years. This leaves...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    July 13, 2017

City could pop fines on fireworks

The City of Seward isn’t against fireworks—as long as they don’t endanger lives or property. But keep in mind that if you don’t have a city permit or a license? to set off fireworks, you could be looking at a fine, or even a stay in jail....

 
 By Tommy Wells    Education    July 13, 2017

KPBSD OKs contracts for new teachers

Seward Middle School and Seward Elementary will each have a new member of the faculty when the 2017-2018 school year gets under way. At its regular meeting on July 10, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District approved the hiring of Clayton...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    July 6, 2017

SBCFSA seeks to fill two seats, lands $50,000 for CERR project

The Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board of Directors is looking to fill two key spots in the next few weeks. According to a memo provided to the Seward City Council on June 26 by SBCFSA Service Area Coordinator Stephanie Presley, the SBCFSA...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Education    May 25, 2017

38 grads receive diplomas

The Seward High School alumni ranks grew by more than 35 on Tuesday when the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District staged its local commencement ceremonies. A total of 38 seniors received their...

 

Allen, Petrosius lead 'Hawks to 5th at KPB meet

Trapper Allen raced his way to third in the hurdles and Zen Petrosius placed in both of his events on Saturday and helped the Seward Seahawks race to fifth in the team standings at the 2017 Kenai Peninsula Borough Championships. As a team, Seward...

 

Seward educator wins 2017 KPBSD 'Teacher' accolades

Elementary school teacher Stephanie Cronin is the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District BP Teacher of the Year and the winner of a $1,500 continuing education grant. A math and engineering educator...

 

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