Grewingk Glacier Landslide and Tsunami

by Bjørn Olson-

Imagine hovering in a helicopter above Grewingk Glacier Lake, in Kachemak Bay, fifty years ago. From this safe vantage, you watch as 80 Empire State Buildings worth of material slowly dislodge from the st…

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Beloved Landforms around Seward: Second Graders Write Of Their Favorites

 by Kelley Lane for Seward City News-

I’ve driven past Seward Elementary school a handful of times, but since I’m not a parent or teacher, I’d not been inside to see what a wonder of creativity and happiness it is. This …

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CALLING ALL HS STUDENTS!

Interested in fast tracking yourself into a career in the Maritime Industry?
What are you waiting for? Click below for more info!
INTRO TO NAUTICAL SKILLS
YOUNG MARINER TRAINING PROGRAM

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Beavers slapping tails on far-north waters

by Ned Rozell-

Animals the size of Labrador retrievers are changing the face of Alaska, creating new ponds visible from space.

“These guys leave a mark,” UAF ecologist Ken Tape said of North America’s largest rodents,…

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Lindquist Signs with Black Hills State

The following article was written by Seward High School foreign exchange student Dania Schulze.  For more student articles and high school news, please visit our site at https://shstoday.org/

On November 13th, Ruby Lindqui…

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Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board Work Session & Meeting Dec 4

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board Work Session & Meeting Dec 4

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a work session followed by a regular meeting Monday, December 4th  beginning at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Public is welcomed. The meeting agenda and packet can be found on the website at www.kpb.us/service-areas/sbcfsa/sbcfsa-meetings. […]

An aerial view of Grewingk Glacier on an October day, fifty years to the month after the landslide and tsunami. The cliff to the right of the glacier could slide again, which local geologist believe could cause another massive tsunami. Photo: Bjorn Olson.

Grewingk Glacier Landslide and Tsunami

by Bjørn Olson- Imagine hovering in a helicopter above Grewingk Glacier Lake, in Kachemak Bay, fifty years ago. From this safe vantage, you watch as 80 Empire State Buildings worth of material slowly dislodge from the steep slope above the lake, and then let go all at once. Cleaved from […]

Seward Planning & Zoning Commission Public Hearing December 5

Seward Planning & Zoning Commission Public Hearing December 5

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing on the following business items at the regular meeting on December 5, 2017.  2017-15 RESOLUTION OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA, RECOMMENDING CITY COUNCIL AND KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH APPROVAL OF THE […]

OPEN AUDITIONS COMING

AUDITIONS! AUDITIONS! AUDITIONS! Monday, Dec. 4th, 6-9pm and Wednesday, Dec. 6th, Methodist Church. We want YOU! Do you like to sing? WE WANT YOU! Not sure? COME ANYWAY, let us be the judge!  After all, when is the last time you did something really fun– that even contributed to the […]

REVELS ’17 at Alaska SeaLife Center November 30

REVELS ’17 at Alaska SeaLife Center November 30

2 Free Shows:  6:00pm and 7:00pm, an addition to the annual holiday celebration at Alaska SeaLife Center on the evening of Thursday, November 30th, following the annual tree-lighting ceremony. 30 minutes of music and narrative of memories of Christmas past in Seward representing 1916 to the present day, produced in partnership with […]

A beaver-cut poplar tree on the upper Tanana River.  Photo: Ned Rozell.

Beavers slapping tails on far-north waters

by Ned Rozell- Animals the size of Labrador retrievers are changing the face of Alaska, creating new ponds visible from space. “These guys leave a mark,” UAF ecologist Ken Tape said of North America’s largest rodents, beavers. He has observed the recent work of beavers north of Arctic Circle using […]

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives $95,000 Donation from Andeavor

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives $95,000 Donation from Andeavor

SEWARD, Alaska— The AVTEC Alaska Maritime Training Center announced today that it received a donation of $95,000 from the refining, marketing and logistics company Andeavor. The donation will support AVTEC’s arctic and ice navigation readiness project, which will upgrade the school’s full mission bridge ship simulator to enhance its ice […]

Lindquist Signs with Black Hills State

Lindquist Signs with Black Hills State

The following article was written by Seward High School foreign exchange student Dania Schulze.  For more student articles and high school news, please visit our site at https://shstoday.org/ On November 13th, Ruby Lindquist, whose passion is to run, signed a letter of intent for Black Hills State University. Fifteen colleges from […]