HAVE YOU VOTED YET?
The Sterling Community Center is the polling place for Sterling District 29, Precincts 180 and 190 (Sterling No. 1 and Sterling No. 2).
Polls are open Tuesday, Aug. 19, until 8:00 p.m.
We are located at the corner of the Sterling Highway and Swanson River Road (35040 Sterling Highway). Come and make your voice heard!
Adult & Child Silk Painting Class with Joyce Cox – Friday, August 15, 5:00 p.m.
The Sterling Community Center is hosting an Adult & Child Silk Painting Class on Friday, August 15, at 5:00 p.m., at the SC Center (located next to Sterling Elementary). Come enjoy a fun and creative activity with your child; learn to paint silk! Children will paint a decorative hoop and adults may choose between a silk scarf or hoop. All instruction and materials included. Participants must bring their own hair dryer. Cost: $45 for the scarf, $25 for the hoop. Must be 5 yrs. of age or older. Minimum 4 people, limit 10. Registration deadline is Wednesday, Aug. 13. To register, visit or call the Sterling Community Center at 262-7224.
Public Meeting for the Sterling Highway Safety Corridor Study - Sterling to Soldotna
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) invites you to an open house to share the Preliminary Decision Document for the Sterling Highway Safety Corridor Study (Sterling to Soldotna). The document provides recommendations for developing the Sterling Highway to enhance the long-term safety and mobility for highway users; and identifies the alternatives to be carried forward for preliminary engineering analysis.
Come provide feedback and get your questions answered.
To view the Preliminary Decision Document prior to the meeting, please visit www.sterlinghwy.com.
Meetings will be held at two locations!
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Chambers
144 North Binkley, Soldotna
Stop by anytime between 4 and 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Sterling Community Center
35040 Sterling Hwy Mile 83.5, Sterling
Stop by anytime between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
For more information contact:
Anne Brooks, Public Involvement Coordinator
Brooks & Associates
Toll Free Phone: 866-535-1877
Here is a link to find previous project information, sign up for updates, and read/submit comments: http://sterlinghwy.com/public_involvement.htm
The Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team will hold two public meetings tonight (Thursday, 5/22/14). The first will be held at 6 p.m. at Tustumena Elementary School, 58231 Sterling Highway, Kasilof and the second will be held at 8 p.m. at the Funny River Community Center, 35850 Pioneer Access Road, Soldotna. Fire managers and emergency operations officials will discuss the firefighting efforts and public safety and will take questions.
Here are some useful links and phone numbers regarding the current wildfires:
Alaska Wildland Fire Information
National Weather Service Alaska Fire Weather
(weather, smoke, red flag warnings)
Alaska Interagency Coordination Center
(current situational reports from forestry and multi-agency response)
Alaska DNR Division of Forestry
Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team
Kenai Peninsula Borough website
On the KPB website, you can register your cell phone to receive emergency phone calls. This tool, often referred to as "reverse 911", can send out recorded voice messages to Kenai Peninsula homes on local phone lines within minutes.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough also has a hotline information phone number: (907) 714-2495
PICKLE BALL COMES TO STERLING!
Pickleball is sweeping the nation and the Center now has this fun, low impact, addictive game starting Wednesdays, May 7th from 1:30-3:30 pm. What is Pickleball? It's like tennis but with a large ping pong paddle and whiffle ball. The court is much smaller and you play the game with two people per team. Snowbirds Darrell and Aileen Keifer will be leading this event and say its all the rage in the lower 48. Newbies welcome, watch this video and see what its all about!
Basketball Hoops are Up!
Morning/Evening Gym Program Volunteer Leaders Needed
SCC Clean up Day Saturday, May 31st from 11am till clean! Please come help us sort and move things around to clean up the Center after all our construction. Every helping hand counts and is appreciated! . E mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 262-7224.