Here is your Cookery Hot Lunch Menu for April 25-28. Enjoy!
Author: SCN Editor
Fish Factor by Laine Welch: New Commercial Fishing Opportunities, Fishermen Talk Climate Change, and Herring Update
New Opportunities Proposed for New Fishermen to Buy Permits Numerous studies over the past decade have highlighted Alaska’s “graying of the fleet” (the average age of permit holders is 50), and the lack of opportunities for younger people to launch a career in commercial fishing. State data show that between […]
Maritime industry apprenticeships were featured on KTVAs workforce Wednesday segment on April 19. The full segment can be viewed at: http://www.ktva.com/workforce-wednesday-maritime-industry-apprenticeships-728/
Seward Community Parking Management would like to advise other City of Seward departments, Seward Boat Harbor businesses and visitors, in addition to the general public that on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 11p.m. until Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at approximately 11a.m., the Center Lot and Permit Lot parking areas will […]
Click HERE to access the April 24, 2017 City Council Meeting Agenda Packet, or visit the City of Seward website.
Due to recent warm temperatures and snowmelt, Kenai Fjords National Park has closed the Exit Glacier area to snowmachine use. This closure includes the road to Exit Glacier within the park boundary, parking areas, the designated route through the campground to Exit Creek, and within Exit Creek. When snow depth, […]
Volunteers needed for Pink Cheeks Triathlon. Registration, Traffic Control, Lap Timers, Finish line and more. Please sign up at Runsignup.com and search Pink Cheeks. Click on volunteer and pick a spot. We welcome responsible volunteers 12 and over. Call Josie at 224-5472 for more information. The 31st annual Diaper Derby […]
The Dunk Tank will be located at the Boat Harbor Mermaid and Pirate Festival, May 20th from 10am to 6pm. Water is heated thanks to SVFD! ½ and 1 hr. time slots available. Call Josie at 224-5472 to sign up and get a waiver.
Thursday, April 20th Two sessions offered this year ~ either 5:30 – 6:30 or 6:30 – 7:30 What to bring: Your 5 year-old (must be 5 by September 1st to enroll in kindergarten; optional to bring him/her) Shot records Birth certificate Any questions you have. Miss Haugh and Ms. Alexis […]
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer a workshop on making compost May 2 in Seward. Casey Matney, an agriculture and horticulture agent based in Soldotna, will teach the class from 6 to 8 p.m. at the K.M. Rae Marine Education Building at 201 Railway Ave. The […]
To: Seward/Kenai Highway Safety Stakeholders From: Diana Stone Livingston Subject: Call to Summit Meeting Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Girdwood Community Meeting Room 10 am A little over one year ago, our last Seward/Kenai Highway Safety Stakeholders met and among other matters reaffirmed our end goals for this group: No more […]
VFW State Service Officer Ryan McNeely will be in Seward At the Job Resource Center on May 22, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Ryan will be available to answer your questions about VA Entitlements and provide FREE assistance filling out the application forms for VA Entitlements. **VFW membership is not […]
April sunshine is softening snowdrifts, returning geese are cackling from Cordova to Creamer’s Field, and bears are beginning to stir in all points in between. It’s springtime in Alaska, and that means time for Alaskans to be “bear aware.” “We’ve had reports of bear sightings now in Anchorage, Eagle River, […]
Fish Factor by Laine Welch: Bright Outlook for Bristol Bay, Swap “Meat” for Seafood, and Grants for Young Fishermen
Bright Outlook for Bristol Bay A brighter outlook for Alaska’s upcoming salmon season just got even better. Markets are looking good, the statewide salmon catch forecast of 204 million is up by a million fish, and the world’s biggest sockeye salmon fishery at Bristol Bay is breaking records for chilling […]
AVTEC Maritime Department Head and local boat captain Terry Federer appeared on KTVA’s Workforce Wednesday segment this week. He was invited to discuss career opportunities in the Maritime industry and how to get started on a Maritime career. The segment can be watched at this link: http://www.ktva.com/daybreak/workforce-wednesday/
Notice is hereby given that the Seward Port and Commerce Advisory Board will conduct a work session on the following item of business: PACAB Work Session, Wednesday April 12, 2017 at 12:00pm. Location: City Council Chambers, City Hall, 410 Adams Street, Seward. Topic: Discussion of the South Harbor Uplands. All […]
Press Statement from Trustees for Alaska: Pebble Mine Permit Issued Today Requires Unprecedented $2 Million Bond
Today, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a land use permit to Pebble Limited Partnership (Pebble) that was conditioned on an unprecedented $2 million bond. Pebble sought a two-year permit term, but was only granted a one-year term so that DNR could re-evaluate at the end of the […]
The packet is available for the City Council Work Session scheduled for April 10. Click HERE to access the packet created for the City Council Work Session on the Draft Evaluation Procedures for the City Attorney, City Clerk, and City Manager. Or visit the City of Seward Website.
Fish Factor: Electronic Monitoring to Replace Longline Observers, Spring Fisheries, & Hope for Climate Change
By Laine Welch for Seward City News – Electronic Monitoring (EM) To Replace Human Observers Starting next year, Electronic Monitoring systems (EM) can officially replace human observers as fishery data collectors on Alaska boats using longline and pot gear. Vessel operators who do not voluntarily switch to EMS remain subject to […]
SPRD is seeking 150 volunteers for Polar Bear Pink Cheeks, May 6th. Please contact Josie @ email@example.com or call 224-5472.