Alaska

Contest for Alaska writers

Contest for Alaska writers

From ADN: 35th Annual Statewide Creative Writing Contest Over $800 in Cash Prizes! The University of Alaska Anchorage and the Alaska Dispatch News will partner with the Alaska Center for the Book to once again present Alaska writers the opportunity to compete in this annual event. Winning entries will be […]

Frost Crystals Destabilize Snow

Winter sports are here!

By Allison Sayer for Seward City News – The snow sports season has begun on the Kenai Peninsula and in Girdwood. Snow cover in many areas remains light, but Alaskans are still getting out into the Chugach National Forest and surrounding areas. Alyeska Resort opened officially on Thanksgiving weekend. Ted’s […]

SENIOR USDA FOOD PROGRAM

Eligible Alaskan seniors aged 60+ yrs. may receive monthly packages of nutritious foods through the Commodities Supplemental Food Program and the Food Bank of Alaska.  This program requires prequalification and income limits apply.  Seniors may apply at the Seward Senior Center Monday – Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm.  Distribution is on the 3rd Thursday […]

The Path to Seward

The Path to Seward

I’m at my desk in my tiny home here in downtown Seward, writing while I enjoy a day of sunshine. As the fall turns to winter, and we as a town embark towards the quieter, colder winter season, I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Kelley, my husband is […]

Frozen Strawberries Recall – HEP A

Frozen Strawberries Recall – HEP A

The CDC has issued warnings about a national outbreak of HEP A, tracing the outbreak to frozen strawberries distributed to some wholesalers and restaurants etc. The products recalled are also showing up in Alaska, so please be aware. Attached is a copy of the CDC report or go online to […]

Division of Elections’ 2016 General Election Media Guide now available

Division of Elections’ 2016 General Election Media Guide now available

November 3, 2016 – The Alaska Division of Elections has produced a Media Guide for the 2016 General Election. The guide is available on our website at:http://elections.alaska.gov/doc/mp/2016/2016%20General%20Media%20Packet.pdf. The media guide includes a wide range of election management topics, important dates, voting information, what’s on the ballot and information about the […]

Seward Highway road conditions

Road condition update from the Alaska Department of Transportation  – Road conditions for SEWARD HIGHWAY from PORTAGE GLACIER ROAD to INDIAN ROAD: Difficult Driving Conditions Partly cloudy, Snow flurries, Black ice, Ice glaze, Be prepared for winter driving, Drive with headlights on, Ice on Bridges/Overpasses, Reduce your speed, Slippery road […]