Alaska

As Ryan Writes: On Hunting Moose

        With such monumental change hinged in solid rock, held fast to the fading sun, this does not seem the time for idle pleasures. Snow is coming. Green life dying. All of us are facing a world somehow distant to the senses, yet clear as ancient ice when its travel […]

Dutton Joins Alaska SeaLife Center as New CEO

Dutton Joins Alaska SeaLife Center as New CEO

Seward, AK – September 15, 2008 – Dr. Ian Dutton has been appointed as the new president and CEO of the Alaska SeaLife Center. An Alaska resident, Dr. Dutton has more than 25 years experience in marine science and conservation. He joins the Center from The Nature Conservancy where he […]

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

In a way, my first discovered love lay stretched within that moment of time I found in music.  Wound tight in tune through chances offered rhythmic and welcome.  I did not question love then, nor understand it as there was no need to.  It was merely a presence, as my […]

What can You do with One Hour?

What can You do with One Hour?

Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking committed volunteers to become Big Brothers or Big Sisters to a “Little” in the community. We have several great kids waiting for a positive role model in their lives. All it takes is the willingness to build a friendship and the commitment of one […]

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

It is a world within us, a world away. The wild places that haunt the tamed are closer here than many others. Enough sometimes that a walk up painted mountains east draws ties to ice unimaginable. We are connected much more than we can see. More than most will ever […]

Seward Sports

Seward Sports

“CAMP B.A.S.I.C.S.” GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP A SLAMMIN’ SUCCESS! Ladies basketball was recently given a much needed jumpstart when T’Neisha Lil “T” Turner, from the Harlem Ambassador show last December, and colleague and friend Robin Smith brought more than just basketball skills to a group of aspiring female ball players. The […]

Legislature Passes Energy Relief Package

Sets Resource Rebate at $1200 per Eligible Resident; (Juneau) – The Alaska Legislature today passed a comprehensive energy relief package aimed at helping Alaskans across the state to cope with high energy costs. The authorization bill, SB 4002, contains a mix of programs targeted toward offsetting the costs of home […]

Two Alaskas

By Jim Craig There are two Alaskas. Too simplistic, I know. Our state has so many flavors on the sensory scale, it seems silly to limit them to just a duet.   But simple is as simple does, and I’m working with the brain I have, not the one my […]

Dinner with Jack

By Jim Craig I had dinner with Jack London the other night. We dined casually. I had the Country Herbal Chicken dinner by Healthy Choice. The green cardboard container and black plastic microwavable tray held all the essentials. Entrée, veggies and even a small dessert.   Jack had the drippings. […]

AGIA & Energy Legislation Teleconference Schedule

STANDING COMMITTEESCOMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS Jul 17 Thursday Anch Lio Conf Rm 4:00 PM HB4002 RESOURCE REBATE PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTS HB4003 APPROP: ENERGY RELIEF/REBATE/FUEL TAX Public Testimony Jul 22 Tuesday Barnes 124 2:00 PM HB4002 RESOURCE REBATE PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTS Testimony <Invitation Only> HB4003 APPROP: ENERGY RELIEF/REBATE/FUEL TAX Testimony <Invitation […]

AGIA & Energy Legislation Teleconference Schedule

STANDING COMMITTEESCOMMUNITY & REGIONAL AFFAIRS Jul 17 Thursday Anch Lio Conf Rm 4:00 PM HB4002 RESOURCE REBATE PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTS HB4003 APPROP: ENERGY RELIEF/REBATE/FUEL TAX Public Testimony Jul 22 Tuesday Barnes 124 2:00 PM HB4002 RESOURCE REBATE PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTS Testimony <Invitation Only> HB4003 APPROP: ENERGY RELIEF/REBATE/FUEL TAX Testimony <Invitation […]

A Sense of Place: A Seward Column

I miss the darkness. As a flower misses the sun, I fear the stars have grown lonely as of late without Northern eyes upon them, and in that longing for the way a fire can shrink the world, I have forgotten all too soon the icy grip we once were […]

Thoughts on Sun and Shadows

By Ryan Reynolds I miss the darkness. As a flower misses the sun, I fear the stars have grown lonely as of late without Northern eyes upon them, and in that longing for the way a fire can shrink the world, I have forgotten all too soon the icy grip […]

Relief From High Energy Costs

June 20, 2008, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sarah Palin today released a draft bill proposing a special one-time payment in the amount of $1,200 to Alaskans and suspending the state fuel tax for one year. The legislation is intended to be a starting point for a discussion with the legislature […]