Harbor News

Art Walk in the Garden – 1st Friday Aug. 5th

Art Walk in the Garden – 1st Friday Aug. 5th

The Garden Fairies and the Friends of the Seward Library are joining up to do an Art Walk in the Garden! Fiber Art pieces from a quilting group that use fiber scraps to create beautiful art work pieces that are table runners and mats to lap quilts and wall art. […]

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Save the date! Chuck Sassara is coming to town. Resurrection Bay Historical Society (RBHS) and the Seward Community Library Association (SCLA), a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Library, are co-hosting guest author Chuck Sassara. Chuck came to Alaska via the Alcan highway in the mid 50’s and never looked back. Hear […]

SMIC – PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

From now until the Fall of 2017, the public is requested to stay clear of North Dock and North Dock parking area at SMIC, including Jellison Avenue, during the construction time frame. Heavy equipment is being used in this area for the SMIC Breakwater construction project. For questions about the […]

HARBOR – PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT

HARBOR – PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT From now until April 30, 2016,  the public is requested to stay clear of the South Harbor Upland parking area and the south employee parking area during the construction time frame. Heavy equipment is being used in this area for the A, B, C, and […]

Seward B,C,S Dock Replacement

Seward B,C,S Dock Replacement

Turnagain Marine Construction will begin work on the replacement of Seward’s B,C,S Dock on January 18th. Construction activities will include: demolition of existing, float installation, pile driving, trestle construction & utilities. For more info please contact: 907-261-8960.

ADEC’s coal permit revision out for public review

ADEC’s coal permit revision out for public review

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is taking public comment on its revised permit–one that allows Aurora Services LLC to continue incidentally releasing coal into Resurrection Bay while loading ships from the Seward coal conveyor belt and ship loader. Aurora manages the Seward storage transfer […]

Crimson Monarch as it receives 68,400 metric tons of coal from Usibelli mine in Healy, coming off the conveyor belt. Heidi Zemach photo.

Settlement reached in 6-year Seward coal case

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Aurora Energy Services LLC and Usibelli Coal finally reached a settlement December 8th in U.S. District Court for the State of Alaska with the Alaska Community Action on Toxics and the Sierra Club’s Alaska Chapter over a six-year old legal case concerning the discharge of […]

Mariner rescued after fall from T-Dock

Mariner rescued after fall from T-Dock

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- A rather daring, successful rescue took place recently off T-dock behind Icicle Seafoods in the Seward Small Boat Harbor, saving the life of an unidentified mariner who had fallen into the water while heading down the ladder to his boat after midnight. The September 19th […]

Tougas purchases, rebrands waterfront hotel

Tougas purchases, rebrands waterfront hotel

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Tom Tougas has purchased the 90-room Holiday Inn Express on Alaska Railroad Corporation land at the Seward Small Boat Harbor, changed its name to the Harbor 360 Hotel, and is looking forward to giving it a more distinctly Alaskan flavor. “I’m very excited to […]