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Library Wish Tree Up and Ready

Library Wish Tree Up and Ready

‘Tis the season! The community Wish Tree is waiting just for you! It is located in the library and decorated with blank sponsorship cards, anticipating you and others from our community to sponsor new library books for children and young adults. In recent years, more than 60 new books have […]

Alaska Railroad Names Clark Hopp Chief Operating Officer

Alaska Railroad Names Clark Hopp Chief Operating Officer

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) has named Vice President of Engineering Clark Hopp as chief operating officer (COO), effective January 1, 2018, when current COO Doug Engebretson retires.  The COO oversees rail transportation, engineering, mechanical, safety and grant administration functions. “Involved with railroading for more than two decades, Clark […]

Commercial Building Energy Audit Applications Available

Commercial Building Energy Audit Applications Available

The Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) is now accepting applications for the Commercial Building Energy Audit (CBEA) program and requests that you distribute information on this opportunity to private commercial building owners in your community. This year the program is being funded by a grant from the US Department of Agriculture […]

Seward Student Science Challenge Scholarships Update

Seward Student Science Challenge Scholarships Update

Hello! I just wanted to let you know we’ve raised $2500 in scholarship funding! Many Thanks goes to Chugach Electric, Marathon Constructors Inspector Services, First National Bank, Cooper Landing Chamber of Commerce, and the Seward Chamber of Commerce. While this is exciting and we are so grateful, we are still […]

The Intangible, a fishing boat based out of Petersburg, AK, undergoes repairs at the Seward Vigor site on Tuesday, October 3rd. Photo: Kelley Lane.

Vigor at SMIC: “Here for the Long Haul”

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- Vigor, a marine services operation located at Seward’s Marine Industrial Center (SMIC), is “here to stay,” according to Adam Beck. Beck is in charge of Alaska Operations for Vigor, and is based out of Portland, Oregon. He plans to spend a few days […]