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A Rare Sighting

A Rare Sighting

Tuesday, July 9th was an exciting day for some tour boat operators and passengers when a rare sighting occurred.  A wolverine was spotted dining on a harbor seal in southwest Resurrection Bay at Porcupine Cove. Captain Sherry Cruse aboard the Mariah of Kenai Fjords Tours, was the first to spot […]

Employment Opportunity at AVTEC

AVTEC Placement Specialist This position is responsible in assisting every AVTEC student to become employed in a training related field upon successful completion of their vocational program. This is a seasonal position that works fulltime mid-August thru June and some part time days over the summer. Work shift includes some […]

SPRD Press Release

SPRD Bulletin…  Rec Committee invites you Seward Recreation Committee meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the Seward Community Library Museum. The public is always welcome. For more information contact Karin Sturdy, email:, phone: 224-4053.  Community Coupon books are now available! Outlets are City Hall […]

GYRE: An Expedition and Exhibition

GYRE: An Expedition and Exhibition

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Some 16 ocean gyre expedition team members will gather in Seward later this week for a week-long research expedition aboard the R/V Norseman, beginning June 6th, to explore the impact of marine debris on various ecosystems. Together, the crew will explore, interpret, and collect the […]

Children invited to share art that promotes rail safety

Operation Lifesaver and Alaska Railroad kids art contest deadline July 5 ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) and Operation Lifesaver Alaska (OL-AK) chapter are jointly sponsoring a children’s art contest aimed at building awareness of important rail safety tips. Children from pre-school to senior high are invited to create […]

Darrell Deeter Memorial Scholarship Fund

AVTEC’s Darrell Deeter Memorial Scholarship Fund (DDMSF) will be coming to a close on May 31 so the money can be put to work.  Before that happens, anyone wishing to contribute can do so by following the links below. Contribute using paypal, debit or credit If on facebook please […]

Friendship Across Water

Friendship Across Water

By Dot Bardarson The friendship between our sister city, Obihiro, Japan and Seward will be strengthened this year by the gift of involvement. We have been friends for a long time, when 45 years ago, Seward and Obihiro became sister cities. Then in 1973 we began the student exchange program. […]

Chef Erik Slater Named To Best Chefs America

Executive Chef Erik Slater, of Resurrection Roadhouse Restaurant, Seward Windsong Lodge and Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge, has been honored as one of the country’s top culinary talents in the inaugural edition of Best Chefs America. This is the first-ever peer review guide of U.S. chefs, who were chosen after extensive interviews […]

2013 Seward Collaboration of Arts Performance

Join us this Friday May 17th and Saturday May 18th @ 7pm in the Seward High School Theater Seward Arts Council is proud to sponsor this local community talent show “FIRE & ICE” This years talent includes performances in dance, music and poetry. ALL proceeds go towards scholarships for Seward/Moose […]

Ground Breaking Set For Expansion of Seward Fuel Terminal

Shoreside Petroleum announced an expansion to its fuel storage terminal in Seward of up to 8 million gallons.  The project will raise the facility’s capacity to some 10 million gallons. Shoreside will partner with Petro Marine Services, with the first phase of construction scheduled to begin this summer. Kurt Lindsey, […]

Bear Creek Members Attend Apparatus Engineering Schools

Bear Creek Members Attend Apparatus Engineering Schools

Training Captain Jim Wiles and Engineer Tim Ludwig attended the W.S.Darley Pump and Compressed Air Foam (CAFS) Academy May 5-10 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.  The Bear Creek Fire Department has 4 Darley pumps and 2 Darley apparatus including a class A CAFS Rescue Pumper. The Darley Pump School includes instruction […]