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Out & About - Sept. 26, 2013


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Chugach National Forest public meeting set

This evening at the Seward Community Library Museum representatives from the U.S. Forest Service CNF will discuss findings and continue engagement of the public regarding the revision of the CNF forest plan. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. and information is available at or by calling 224-3374.

Seward foundation introduces program

The Seward Community Foundation’s new Living Treasures program was created so donors can honor friends, relatives and community members who are valued and make a difference. To make a donation honoring a Living Treasure and support the work of local non profits, indicate the person’s name on your check, or in “Additional Instructions” when applying online at For information, e-mail, or call 224-4483.

Mobile mammography visits

Providence Alaska’s mobile diagnostic center is set to arrive at Providence Seward Medical & Care Center tomorrow, Sept. 27. The 34-foot long coach provides digital screening mammography which is the same test Providence provides in their Anchorage Imaging Center. PSMCC’s in-house center is being upgraded and will be back in service early next year. Call 224-5205 for appointments or information.

Balto school hosts commmunity reception

Friends of the Jesse Lee Home will present a 65% Design progress report on the proposal for renovating and operating the Balto School at the historic Jesse Lee Home site in Seward. The presentation and reception begins tomorrow at 6 p.m., Sept. 27 at the Seward Community Library Museum, Community Room.

Wilderness explorer presents new book

Jonathan Waterman’s hour-long “Evolution of an Adventurer” presentation encapsulates his new book “Northern Exposure.” Utilizing images, video and storytelling, the author details his experiences live from the podium as a mountaineer and wilderness traveler paying it forward as a conservationist. The program starts at 7 p.m., Sept. 30 at Seward Community Library.

October fun and games at the library

The local guy-brarian will be running a table top role playing game for ages 12 and up, 6 p.m., Oct. 5 and 19 at the Seward Community Library Museum. Attempt to get a random group of characters through the unthinkable… a class 3 zombie outbreak here in Seward. Refreshments provided. You bring the brains. For information call 224-4009 or email,

Author presents new book on Alaskan wilderness living

The Seward Community Library will host Alaskan adventurer and author Erin McKittrick who will discuss her new book, “Small Feet, Big Land; Adventure, Home and Family on the Edge of Alaska.” The program begins at 2 p.m., Sept. 28, with an informal, kid-friendly opportunity to look at the family’s expedition gear and ask questions, followed by a slideshow presentation at 2:30 p.m.

City sets waste treatment plant meeting

The public is invited to attend the Lowell Point Wastewater Treatment Plant informational meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 in City Hall Council Chambers. A representative from M.L. Foster and city staff will be in attendance.


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