Announcements

Refuge to Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas

Refuge to Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas

In reply refer to: 16-014 NEWS RELEASE August 23, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge TELEPHONE: (907) 262-7021 Email: kenai@fws.gov SUBJECT: Refuge Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) is offering personal use firewood permits for the Ski Hill Road, Funny River Road, and […]

R/V Sikuliaq in Seward for a few days

R/V Sikuliaq in Seward for a few days

The ship departed it’s home port of Seward on July 4th, 2015. She will only be in port for a couple days as the crew makes ready for the 2016 Arctic season. SIKULIAQ has spent much of the year hosting Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s remotely operated vehicle named Jason. Research operations were conducted off […]

Grant money available for community projects

Grant money available for community projects

Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area offers grants for grassroots projects that enhance the area’s cultural, scenic, and outdoor recreational resources. KMTA provides 50% financial matches for community projects, including volunteer time. Application is deadline September 10. Learn more and apply at kmtacorridor.org ->‘Grants’ What do you want your National […]

NWS Flood Advisory for Seward

Effective: 13:12 AKDT on 08-22-2016 Expires: 16:00 AKDT on 08-23-2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS EXTENDED THE * SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR… SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS IN AND AROUND SEWARD…INCLUDING THE RESURRECTION RIVER. * UNTIL 400 PM AKDT TUESDAY * AROUND ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY […]

16.22 lb Silver – New Leader! 

16.22 lb Silver – New Leader! 

Seward, AK August 20, 2016 Mike Hanson of Anchorage hauled in a 16.22 lb Silver to take the lead in the Seward Silver Salmon Derby. Mike was fishing aboard the aptly named vessel “Fishing Machine” at Tonsina Pt. yesterday. As it happens, Mike is the grandson of Otto Hanson who […]

Hide & Seek with Cohos

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – Seward, AK, August 19, 2016 We’re hearing fish stories about this year’s elusive silvers playing hide and seek and that they sometimes get right up to the boat before spitting out the hook. Die-hard Derby participants are fishing and catching silvers at Fox […]

Icebreaker Healy to arrive Wednesday, will give free tours

Icebreaker Healy to arrive Wednesday, will give free tours

United States Coast Guard Press Release – Science teams and equipment swap out; free public tours Seward, Alaska — Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Healy will moor in Seward Wednesday to disembark 46 researchers from the University of Alaska-Anchorage and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration after 39 days completing of […]