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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 […]

Seward Community Library and Museum. Photo by Kelley Lane.

November Events at the Seward Library & Museum

Story Time We have two special story time events in November. Story Times are every Friday at 11am in the Children’s Room for children ages birth to 5 years old. Thursday, November 16 at 11 am: We will have a special Story Time with a special guest, Public Health Nurse, Amanda McKinley, to learn […]

Commercial Building Energy Audit Applications Available

Commercial Building Energy Audit Applications Available

The Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) is now accepting applications for the Commercial Building Energy Audit (CBEA) program and requests that you distribute information on this opportunity to private commercial building owners in your community. This year the program is being funded by a grant from the US Department of Agriculture […]

Fellowships for Alaska Native Content Creators to Network in Hollywood

Fellowships for Alaska Native Content Creators to Network in Hollywood

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— GCI is collaborating with the Walter Kaitz Foundation to offer a fellowship program to two Alaska Native content creators—from directors to producers to playwrights— as part of an effort to promote Alaska Native culture and content in films, television and online entertainment. Through the month of November, GCI will accept applications for the […]

KPB Hazard Mitigation Meeting November 16

KPB Hazard Mitigation Meeting November 16

KPB will be meeting with Seward residents at the Senior Center November 16th at 1PM to discuss the KPB hazard mitigation plan. The borough is in the process of updating its All Hazard Mitigation Plan. We will be working in coordination with the City of Seward, the Seward Bear Creek Flood […]

Seward Parks and Rec Department Bulletin

Seward Parks and Rec Department Bulletin

Seward Archery League New dates! Fall Session: Nov 8 – Nov 29 at the Alaska Railroad Terminal. Grab your bow & arrows and come down to the Alaska Railroad Terminal for target practice and to compete with other archers. It’s $5 to drop-in or $20 for the whole Fall league. Bring your […]