The Bering Land Bridge at the height of the last ice age. Map by Nancy Bigelow.

Was the Bering Land Bridge a Good Place to Live?

by Ned Rozell- During the coldest days of the last ice age, the Bering Land Bridge was 1,000 miles wide, a belt buckle the size of Australia that connected North America and Asia. That mysterious land of green plants, streams and hills persisted for thousands of years, until seas swelling […]

I-did-a-ROW-a-thon: The Iditarow Revisited!

I-did-a-ROW-a-thon: The Iditarow Revisited!

Kenai Crewsers Rowing Club has created a new, improved, and shortened version of the Iditarow! We are now hosting the I-did-a-ROW-a-thon. This event will be held Friday March 9th 6:00 p.m. to 10:00  p.m.  through Saturday March 10th 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. White Mountain to Nome: 77 Miles or […]

Aurora is space weather made visible. Photo by Ned Rozell.

Space Weather: Havoc Caused by the Sun

by Ned Rozell- Space weather affects snowplow drivers carving through Thompson Pass in a whiteout, Iowa farmers dropping seeds of corn, and wedding planners who release white doves during the ceremony. These and other customers subscribe to daily forecasts from the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado. Rodney […]

Alaska Gasline Community Meeting February 21

Alaska Gasline Community Meeting February 21

Learn about the Alaska Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Project.  Members of the Alaska LNG Team will be present to share information about recent commercial and regulatory activities When: Wednesday February 21st., 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Where: Seward Community Library, 239 6th Ave in Downtown Seward. For more information contact Rosetta […]

2018 SHS Nordic Ski Team: Coach Luke Rosier, Maggie Adkins, Emma Moore, Sadie Lindquist, Cody Bryden, Ruby Lindquist, Egor Sturdy, & Sam Paperman

SHS Nordic Ski Team

The following article was written by Seward High School senior Ruby Lindquist. To view additional skiing pictures and for more high school news, please visit https://shstoday.org/ SHS nordic ski team of eight prepares for practice after school every afternoon, decked out in all their warmest layers. With only regions and state […]

A map of the Yukon River drainage showing major and minor spawning grounds of chinook salmon. Photo courtesy of Randy Brown.

Where Are the Yukon Chinooks Headed?

by Ned Rozell- In a packed university conference room, biologist Randy Brown spoke of chinook, the fatty king of far-north salmon. “It’s more than just a fish, it’s a culture,” Brown said to the Fairbanks crowd, many of them Alaska Natives. Brown is the lead author on a paper in […]

The Moose Pass Moosebots. L to R: Trevor Guernsey, Jean Kingsford, Casey Bryden (aka “the Moosecot”) Jack Lindquist, Francisco Sanchez, Alejandro Sanchez, Aly Guernsey, Emma Hornberger. Photo by Wendy Bryden.

Moose Pass Moosebots Win Award at State Tournament

The Moose Pass FIRST Lego League Robotics team, the Moosebots, won the Core Values Inspiration award at the state tournament  in Anchorage, which was held January 20th.  The award celebrates a team that is empowered by their FIRST LEGO League experience and displays extraordinary enthusiasm and spirit. FIRST Lego League […]

Seward Safeway Parking Lot on the Morning of Oct 1. Photo: Brian Wright.

UPDATED: Seward Police Officer Cleared of Wrongdoing

Additional footage of Mr. McComas’ arrest has been released, in addition to a statement from his family. The story is available on KTVA: http://www.ktva.com/story/37399156/alaska-cop-cleared-in-shooting-death-of-suspect See also a letter submitted by Mr. McComas’ sister last fall shortly after the shooting: A Letter from the Family of Micah McComas