Fish Factor: GM Salmon a Flop, Young Fishermen's Summit, Salmon News, New Highliner Awards

by Laine Welch-

GM Salmon Fails to Impress Consumers or Retailers
Man-made salmon is proving to be a flop for investors. AquaBounty, the makers of genetically modified Atlantic salmon (GM salmon), admitted they may never …

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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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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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Black Friday free parking at Alaska State Parks

Black Friday free parking at Alaska State Parks

Alaska State Parks will waive parking fees for day after Thanksgiving Vehicle parking will be free for the day at Alaska state parks on Friday, Nov. 24, the day after Thanksgiving, in conjunction with the national #OptOutside campaign. Park visitors are encouraged to share their outdoor adventures on that day, […]

Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm CCA Board Awards New Grants

Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm CCA Board Awards New Grants

by Katherine Schake- The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) Corridor Communities Association (CCA) Board of Directors held their annual fall meeting on October 18th, 2017 at the newly constructed Bison Hall at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. In addition to fostering partnerships within the Kenai transportation corridor, the association receives and […]

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 […]