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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 […]

Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

Seward Highway Avalanche Closure Notification

There will be intermittent traffic delays Tuesday, February 14, 2017 on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between Bird and Portage near mileposts 100 to 80.  Motorists should expect delays of up to 1 hour between 8:30 am and 2:00 PM. Updates will be posted on the 511 […]

Random Kindness Alive and Well in Seward

Linda Corbin told Seward City News the following story about a random act of kindness at the grocery store: When I begin to think about moving away from Seward, it seems like something extraordinary happens.  Today, while in Safeway and checking out, I discovered that I had forgotten my wallet.  […]

Alaska Railroad Announces Layoffs

Alaska Railroad Announces Layoffs

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Today (February 10) the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) announced the elimination of 49 positions as part of a major corporate restructuring effort. ARRC has experienced a 44% downturn in freight tonnage since 2008 (see attached graph) and has recorded a net loss from operations since 2015, with […]

Statewide Poetry Contest Deadline February 15th at 6pm

Statewide Poetry Contest Deadline February 15th at 6pm

The deadline for the 23rd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest is quickly approaching, please share this wonderful opportunity with Alaskan poets of all ages! Contest Divisions: Elementary School Middle School High School Adult Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each division. Entry Fees Elementary, Middle and […]