Events

May 29 teleconference: The Story of Camp Lejeune: Contaminated Drinking Water, Cancer Clusters, and the Struggle for Justice

Statewide teleconference Wednesday, May 29, 9:00 am – 10:00 am A one-hour discussion with special guest Jerry Ensminger, a retired Marine Master Sergeant of 24 years. Jerry’s family is one of hundreds of thousands who bathed, drank, and cooked with water contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals at the North Carolina Marine […]

Remembering Our Heros

Remembering Our Heros

Some 60-70 people turned out for a moving Memorial Day Ceremony today at the American Legion Cemetery to pay tribute to those who fought for our country in the past and for those who are serving still. The ceremony was put on by the American Legion Post #5.  They later moved downtown for another ceremony […]

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

On Monday, we will commemorate Memorial Day. We will pay special tribute to those who gave the fullest measure of their devotion to our country, those who gave their lives in defense of freedom and liberty. We remember the valor and ultimate sacrifice of those who shed their blood so succeeding […]

Senior graduation 7 p.m. tonight

Congratulations Class of 2013!  Graduation starts at 7pm tonight in the High School gym. Note: not in alpha order. Class of 2013 Tessa Adelmann                               Laura Dyer                                          Jamie Jacobson                                 Ray Orr Tyrone Anderson                             Dima Erchinger                                  Miles Knotek                                     Emily Quin Brennan Atherton                           Neeka Erchinger                               Lindsey Kromrey                              David Ramirez Hayden […]

USCG Cutter Mustang assists in commissioning ceremony

USCG Cutter Mustang assists in commissioning ceremony

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang patrols off of the Port of Anchorage, Alaska, during the commissioning ceremony of the USS Anchorage May 4, 2013. The USS Anchorage is one of the Navy’s new San Antonio-class expeditionary warships, which are capable of supporting Marine Corps expeditionary missions through […]

Crystal Symphony, first cruise ship of the year

Crystal Symphony, first cruise ship of the year

Welcome Crystal Symphony, Seward’s first cruise ship of the season!  Most of the passengers were in Seward today on a port of call and will continue on to Southeast Alaska and then to Vancouver, B.C.  Several new passengers joined the ship in Seward for this voyage to Vancouver.  This is […]

Largest mural in Seward goes up

Largest mural in Seward goes up

Nichole Feemsters’ mural is going up on the South side of the Library Museum building.  The install is being conducted by Harmon Construction.  The vibrant colors of the mural match the colors that change with the light on the siding of the building. Nichole’s design is centered on the idea […]

April 24 Teleconference – PFCs in the Arctic: Sources, Transport, and Health Effects for Fish, Wildlife, and People

Statewide teleconference,  Wednesday, April 24, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Pefluorinated compounds (PFCs) are synthetic chemicals used to make materials stain- and stick- resistant. They can be found in non-stick cookware, grease-resistant food packaging, water-resistant outerwear and shoes, stain-resistant home furnishings and other household products. PFCs are persistent organic pollutants […]

Mural panels get top coat

Mural panels get top coat

The mural panels painted during the paint weekend got their last top coating this Saturday.  The ‘Top Coat Gang’ has now placed a top coating three different times to get all of the panels ready for their install.  Nichole Feemster would like to thank all the volunteers that have come […]

ASLC Spot-Light on Science Seminar:

ASLC Spot-Light on Science Seminar:

Monday, April 22, 2013 is Earth Day! Join us for a seminar by our very own Conservation Department staff members. Monday, April 22, 2013 12-1pm (Brown Bag Lunch) Alaska SeaLife Center, Bear Mountain Conference Room Learn about our brand new citizen science websites and June’s GYRE project: We’ve just launched two […]

Pink Cheeks Needs Helpers

Seward Parks and Rec Department is seeking adult volunteers to host the Polar Bear Pink Cheeks Triathlon Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4. All the jobs are critical to the success and safety of the event and participants. One such job needed is someone to set up his/her video […]

Seward’s Choice

Seward’s Choice

The Plastic Choice Plastic bags, forks, bottles, razors: These are all examples of  common  Single Use plastic items o    They account for roughly 4% of world oil production which is used as a feedstock to make plastics (a similar amount is used as energy in the process) o    They make […]

Mural almost finished!

Mural almost finished!

                    Nichole Feemster thanks the wonderful community folks that signed up and stopped in to help with the panels this last weekend.  18 panels, size 4×8, were given their first, second and sometimes third coats of paint during the paint weekend […]