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Salmon Forum Thursday April 13th

Salmon Forum Thursday April 13th

There will be a Salmon Forum Thursday, April 13th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Seward Community Library. Please join us for an informational forum to discuss the biology, history, economics, and general status of Resurrection Bay salmon stocks (including Bear Lake). Forum guest speakers will include Jay Baumer […]

Back Off! Grumpy Moose Need Their Space

Back Off! Grumpy Moose Need Their Space

(Anchorage) – Alaskans from Homer to Anchorage, Palmer and beyond have reported encounters with aggressive moose in recent weeks. That’s not unusual for this time of year, wildlife biologists say, when moose grow tired and cranky from the rigors of a long winter. “Moose are just barely making it through […]

City Council Work Session Rescheduled

City Council Work Session Rescheduled

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a work session on the following item of business: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION Monday, March 20, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. City Council Chambers TOPIC: City Goals  The work session will commence in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 410 […]

Officials to Test Tsunami Warning System in Alaska

Officials to Test Tsunami Warning System in Alaska

NOAA’s National Weather Service, the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Alaska Broadcasters Association plan to conduct a test of the tsunami warning communications system on Wednesday, March 29 at approximately 10:15 a.m. Alaska Daylight Time in coastal areas of southern Alaska. This test will be […]

TYC Spring Break and After School Programs

TYC Spring Break and After School Programs

TYC ASP– is in full swing. We offer recreational activities for kids in Elementary school Mon- Friday. Sports, Crafts, Games, Computer, Wii, Ping Pong and more. We use the AVTEC gym 1-2 days a week to play sports, games and the rock wall. Homework help is offered from 3:30-4pm daily. […]

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AVTEC Job Fair April 4th

The 2017 AVTEC/Seward Job Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, April 4th from 12:30-3:00PM in the AVTEC Student Service Center/Gym at 519 Fourth Avenue. Local job seekers, high school students and AVTEC students and graduates are all invited to attend the Job Fair. This event draws both local and statewide employers, […]

Spring Gardening, Composting, and Planting Workshops in Seward

Spring Gardening, Composting, and Planting Workshops in Seward

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer four gardening, composting and planting workshops this spring in Seward. Casey Matney, an agriculture and horticulture agent based in Soldotna, will teach classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the K.M. Rae Marine Education Building at 201 Railway Ave. The schedule includes […]

Carbon Monoxide Safety Announcement and Links

Carbon Monoxide Safety Announcement and Links

The Alaska State Fire Marshall’s Office would like you to review these links to help keep you safe from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. http://www.youralaskalink.com/news/one-person-is-dead-and-seven-others-hospitalized-from-carbon/article_661b11e0-f7fc-11e6-8f3c-7388d9282baf.html UNITED STATES FIRE ADMINISTRATION https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/carbon_monoxide.html https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/heating.html NFPA http://www.nfpa.org/public-education/by-topic/top-causes-of-fire/heating http://www.nfpa.org/public-education/by-topic/fire-and-life-safety-equipment/carbon-monoxide VISION 20/20 http://strategicfire.org/

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 […]