Alaska

Humpback whales along the Waterfront!

Humpback whales along the Waterfront!

Two humpback whales cruised along the Waterfront and Lowell Point Road yesterday. What a thrill to hear their explosive breath, see the vapor plumes erupt, and watch the enormous dark back and dorsal fin slide up then back into the water. Steller sea lions also surged along the shore, surfacing […]

Four Valleys Community School Summer Intensives are one of KMTA's new grants.

National Heritage Area Grants Build Bridges

From a new steel beam bridge across California Creek in Girdwood to a storytelling project between elders and youth in Seward, Kenai Mountains Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area awarded grants to connect people to places and their stories at the April 12 KMTA Board meeting. National Heritage Area grants are […]

Oil Spill Training exercise

Oil Spill Training exercise

After two days of classroom training, crews of fishing vessels of all sizes and shapes participated in the annual oil spill training this week in Resurrection Bay. For more information, visit the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council website at <http://www.pwsrcac.org/programs/oil-spill-response/fishing-vessel-training/> Carol Griswold

AVTEC Maritime Featured on KTVA

AVTEC Maritime Featured on KTVA

AVTEC Maritime Department Head and local boat captain Terry Federer appeared on KTVA’s Workforce Wednesday segment this week. He was invited to discuss career opportunities in the Maritime industry and how to get started on a Maritime career. The segment can be watched at this link: http://www.ktva.com/daybreak/workforce-wednesday/

Education Scholarships Available-Deadline May 1, 2017

Education Scholarships Available-Deadline May 1, 2017

The Friends of the Seward Library Museum is currently accepting applications for the annual Swetmann Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is available to Seward-area students, between the ages of 16-21, who have been schooled in the Seward area for at least two years and carry a current library card. Applicants are […]

Alaska Railroad Corporation 2016 Annual Report

Alaska Railroad Corporation 2016 Annual Report

Alaska Railroad Corporation, Anchorage-  The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) released its 2016 annual report today. Audited financial statements show that during 2016, ARRC generated a net loss of $4.4 million due to continued declines in historic freight lines and an impasse on the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) split letter relating […]