Alaska

Powering Across Alaska on Skis

Powering Across Alaska on Skis

By Ned Rozell- “Jeremy offers us only his incessant snoring to remind us that he is a man and not a god.” So wrote Seth Adams on an Instagram post showing Jeremy Vandermeer striding across a wind-whipped ridge near the frozen headwaters of the Ambler River. Adams is a writer […]

National Forest Surveys Coming Your Way!!

Soon, you may see more Chugach National Forest employees working in developed and dispersed recreation sites and along Forest Service roads. They will be dressed in uniform and standing next to a sign that says “Survey Site Please Stop.” Just like the postman, these folks may be out in all […]

Bird Feathers and the Smell of Tangerines

Bird Feathers and the Smell of Tangerines

by Ned Rozell- Millions of Alaska birds nest on rocky emerald islands seen by few people other than ship captains. One of the funkiest of these creatures is the crested auklet, which looks like a bassist in a punk band and smells like a tangerine. These hand-size birds have intrigued […]

Kwiniuk, near Elim, with Tohru Saito. Photo by Ned Rozell.

Alaska Hot Springs, Far and Wide

by Ned Rozell- KANUTI HOT SPRINGS — After a few hours of skiing through deep snow, Forest Wagner and I smelled a tuna sandwich. We knew we were closing in on warm pools of water. From the frozen Kanuti River, we moved along an open stream up toward Kanuti Hot […]

Walk Across Alaska with Boys and Girls Club

Walk Across Alaska with Boys and Girls Club

Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula invite all elementary school children to “Walk Across Alaska”! With support from a grant from Providence Seward Medical Center and through the nationwide Triple Play Program, children are challenged to log miles from April 4-May 18. All elementary school children (preschool through […]

Public Testimony Teleconference Opportunity on Operating Budget April 6

Teleconference on the State Operating Budget: Seward time slot is 3:30 to 4 pm with Glennallen and Homer on Friday April 6. For more information please contact the Seward Legislative Information Office at 907-224-5066, 855-824-5066 (toll free) or Seward.LIO@akleg.gov. (S)FINANCE Standing Committee* Apr 06 Friday 1:30 PM SENATE FINANCE 532 + HB 286 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED — […]

Scholarship award up to $1500

Scholarship award up to $1500

Scholarship opportunity is currently available for Seward-area students, ages 16 to 21, who have been schooled in or near Seward for at least two years and have their own current library card. Applicants for this scholarship must do more than fill out a form. He or she must also demonstrate […]