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Pick.Click.Give. SeaView Community Services

Pick.Click.Give. SeaView Community Services

Happy New Year Seward! Please consider SeaView Community Services this year when you apply for your 2018 PFD and make a donation through the Pick.Click.Give. Program. SeaView Community Services has been serving the greater Seward area since 1972 and provides treatment, therapy and community support services for those experiencing serious […]

Porcupine Caribou Herd Grows to Record High Numbers

Porcupine Caribou Herd Grows to Record High Numbers

(Fairbanks) — A July 2017 photocensus shows the Porcupine caribou herd has grown to an estimated 218,000 animals, a record high since population monitoring of the herd first began in the 1970s. “Caribou were aggregated well for the survey and we accounted for all of the radiocollared animals in the […]

Cordova Harbor. Photo by Allison Sayer.

Fish Factor: Fishing Picks and Pans of 2017

by Laine Welch- For 27 years this weekly column has featured news for and about Alaska’s commercial fishing industry. It began in 1991 in the Anchorage Daily News and now appears in more than 20 news outlets across Alaska, nationally and in the UK. Today, Alaska fishermen and processors provide 65 […]

The most remote places in Alaska. Map by Dorte Dissing.

The Most Remote Place in the U.S.

by Ned Rozell- Richard Forman, a Harvard professor of landscape ecology, once visited a mangrove swamp in the Florida Everglades that he described as the most remote place in the eastern U.S. The swamp was 17 miles from any road. What’s the most remote spot in Alaska? Dorte Dissing once […]

Notice of Public Hearing January 8

Notice of Public Hearing January 8

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a public hearing on the following items of business at its regular meeting on Monday, January 8, 2018: Resolution 2018-001, Recommending Kenai Peninsula Borough Approval Of The Forest Acres Subdivision, Lot A, Harmon Replat; Creating Four (4) New Lots To Be […]

Bering Sea crab fisherman. Photo by Allison Sayer.

Fish Factor: Deckhand Apprenticeships, Fisheries Updates

by Laine Welch- Deckhand Apprenticeships The clamor of “take me fishing” is taking on new meaning in Alaska. Prospects for a deckhand apprenticeship program just got a big lift from a $142,000 national grant awarded to the Sitka-based Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA), and the group plans to get more boots […]

Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Homer January 13

Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop in Homer January 13

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor workshop in Homer on Saturday, January 13, from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The workshop will be conducted at the Best Western Bidarka Inn, 575 Sterling Highway. This workshop is free to commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the U.S. […]

Seward Parks & Recreation Activities

Seward Parks & Recreation Activities

Breakfast with Santa was a huge success, thank you Rotary Club for the awesome breakfast, the Seward Senior Center for the perfect venue, TYC and Teen Rec Room Councils, Morgan & Andra Woodard (Santa and Mrs. Claus). Happy Holidays! Racquetball League Fall season came to a close Tue, Dec 19th Congrats […]

Thank You All for a Wonderful Night

Thank You All for a Wonderful Night

The City of Seward employee’s (SET) Christmas Party was a great success! This is a special time when the employees get together,  meet on a casual basis and get to see the families. This is a time when we mix up the departments and celebrate each other. This is Not […]