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Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

There will be avalanche hazard reduction training on the Seward Highway between mileposts 43 and 45 at Summit Lake. Motorists should expect delays of up to 45 minutes between 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Updates will be posted on the 511 system.  http://511.alaska.gov/

Burn Permits Required April 1st

Burn Permits Required April 1st

(Soldotna, AK) – The State of Alaska, Division of Forestry, Kenai-Kodiak Office reminds residents that a new general burn permit is required for all burn barrels and small debris burns beginning April 1st, 2017.  Residents are required to obtain a new 2017 general burn permit, read it in its entirety, […]

The Summer That Will Last A Lifetime

The following is an Observational Essay Written by Rachel Laurie about her experience as a seasonal worker in Seward. The sun was barely rising as we pulled up to Billings Airport’s front doors. The three of us piling out of the old 1996 Ford pickup truck, along with a ridiculous […]

Seward Civil Air Patrol Cadets Lindy Guernsey, Elisha Brueckner, Andrew Milligan, and Maranatha Brueckner fundraise for Glider Academy at Friday Night Movie.

Seward Squadron Cadets Attend 2016 Winter Raptor I Encampment

In December, 2016, four Seward Civil Air Patrol cadets attended Winter Encampment at the Monmouth Military Academy in Oregon. Encampment is the first major stepping stone in a cadet’s career. It is an intense training experience where new cadets are taught military customs and courtesies, aerospace education, physical fitness training, […]

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies

The 2015‐2020 US Dietary Guidelines provide Americans with needed direction for healthy food choices and a healthy eating pattern. For most Americans, eating more fruits and vegetables, and less salt and saturated fats can reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and Type 2 diabetes. Almost half […]

How to Move More and Stress Less

How to Move More and Stress Less

Submitted by Dan Chabert of Runnerclick.com – Last week as I was waiting for the light to change during my morning run, I exchanged glances with the crossing guard who took one look at me and joked, “you don’t need to run, you’re skinny enough!” I smiled and responded, “it’s for […]