Tag: Seldovia

Happy Independence Day Seldovia!

| July 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

Please click here to view the schedule of events for all of Seldovia’s Independence Day festivities!

Chainsaw Magic

| June 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

by Jenny Chissus

Sorry for the super delayed photo story about the fabulous Chainsaw Exhibition 2012!

Here is a great combination of photos – from beginning to end – almost like you were there!  You can click here or on the image to the left to open the link for the large photo story!  Another great feature of this format is that once you click on the image – you can click on any photo in the layout and it will open a slide show format, and you can view all the photos at your own pace in full size! (Depending on the size of your screen, some of the text on the left side may not be visible – but the “whole” story and more is below!  Also, please note that there are a lot of photos and may take a few minutes to load, depending on your Internet speed.)

This Memorial Day chainsaw competition was a little different from the previous years.  Due to a myriad of scheduling conflicts (a move out-of-state, opening a new gallery, moving a shop/workshop across town, building a home, etc.) many carvers weren’t able to make it to our event this year.

We were thankful that three great carvers joined us this summer, Ben & Silas Firth (2nd year), Jimmy Kitchens & Carisa Curtis (5th year) and Rob Younkins & Deveyn LaCroix (3rd year)!

Due to the small participant size, we modified the event to be an exhibition, Continue Reading

Alexandria Seversen Roehl Paisley – August 10, 1922 – June 18, 2012

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alexandria Seversen Roehl Paisley, 89, passed away on June 18, 2012 at the Alaska Native Medical Center.

Alexandria was born on August 10, 1922, in Nondalton, Alaska.  She lived in Iliamna, Homer, retired to Seldovia and lived in Anchorage since 1999.

Alexandria received an Associates Degree in Office Occupations. Alexandria worked for the Seversen Roadhouse, commercial fished in Cook Inlet, Peterson Point Cannery and the Alaska Native Health Services (ANS).   She retired from ANS in the early eighties.

Alexandria was a member of Faith Christian Community Church.  She was recognized as a volunteer by the Volunteers of America for donating hand-made Continue Reading

Seldovia’s 4th of July Celebration 2012

| June 19, 2012 | 9 Comments

“You Otter Be Here, For a Whale of a Time”

7:00 am          Registration for Salmon Shuffle at harbormaster’s building
7:00 am          Library Book Sale! 7am-2pm in the multipurpose building parking
lot at the library entrance (or just inside in case of rain).
7:00am           Pancake Breakfast in the multi-purpose room; serving til 11:00
9:00 am          Salmon Shuffle 5 k Run begins at the harbor
10:00am         Arts and Craft Fair opens
10:30am         Parade lines up at the gas station
10:30am         Food Booths open across from the Visitor Center & Fire Hall
11:00am         Fourth of July Parade begins on Main Street
11:00am         Grandstand; Flag Raising, Parade Prizes, Outstanding Youth,
Citizen and Organization of the Year, plus the Old Crab award and
auction and Dr Larry Appreciation Day
12:30pm        Kids’ Games:  Sawdust Pile Money Hunt, Play area for toddlers,
Booth games; Win prizes
1:00pm           Hula Hoop Contest in front of the Boardwalk Hotel
1:30pm           Sourdough Games, for Big Kids and Adults on Main Street
2:00pm          Rubber Duckie Race  View from the launching ramp
3:00pm          Log Rolling and Canoe Jousting at the launching ramp
5:00pm          Potluck & Cook-off at Outside Beach! Prizes for Best Salmon & Pie.
9:00 – 12       Music by ????????????? at the Linwood Bar and Grill

All of this, as well as great restaurants and a
friendly community on beautiful Seldovia Bay!

Coming To Seldovia?

| June 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Jenny Chissus

The weather is warming, school is out, and the Kings are in!  I received an email from a reader that wanted to have quick access to the ways to get to Seldovia – so here they are!  (You can always go to Seldovia.com and click on Transportation to find this information as well!)

If you are planning a trip to Seldovia there are a myriad of ways to come to enjoy the beauty of of our community – take a peek at the following websites for their information and schedules!  We look forward to seeing you on this side of Kachemak Bay!

Flight Services from Homer into Seldovia:
Homer Air – 907-235-8591
Smokey Bay Air – 907-235-1511

Ferries from Homer into Seldovia:
Alaska Marine Highway – 907-234-7868 (Seldovia City Office) 800-642-0066
Central Charters – M/V Discovery – 907-235-7847
Rainbow Tours – M/V Rainbow Connection – 907-235-7272
Seldovia Bay Ferry – M/V Kachemak Voyager – 907-435-3299/877-703-3779

Water Taxis to Jakolof Bay (10 miles north of Seldovia):
Mako’s Water Taxi – 907-235-9055
Red Mountain Marine – 907-399-8032

Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival – June 21~24

| June 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Tania Spurkland

What do you get when you cross a flat picker, a former Klingon, part of a roller coaster, and a shrew tamer???   Why, you get Seldovia Arts Council’s, walloping 2012 Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival.

This year’s headline acts include:  flatpicking  legend, Dan Crary and his band, “Thunderation “, and James Lee Stanley teaming with Cliff Eberhardt to create “All Wood and Doors”, an acoustic version of the “Door’s” greatest hits. They will Continue Reading