Maritime

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 […]

Moose Pass Fire Department's new truck, on display at the 2015 Alaska Firefighter's Conference in Seward. Heidi Zemach photo.

2015 Alaska Fire Conference hits high mark

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Seward loved having 300 wonderfully trained, expert, professional Alaska firefighters, instructors and vendors  in town last week. Not only did we feel safer, but many hotels, restaurants, and other places like REDS hamburger stand remained open for them, and the locals who took the opportunity to […]

Vigor Alaska Job Opportunities in Seward

Vigor Alaska Job Opportunities in Seward

Vigor Alaska is now hiring for the following jobs: Laborer – Associate 1 Laborer – Journey Level Painter – Associate 1 Painter – Journey Level Welder – Associate 1 Welder – Journey Level For detailed description and link to apply: http://vigor.net/jobs We encourage women and minorities to apply. Proud to be […]

Obama leaves Seward Small Boat Harbor on board Major Marine tour boat. Rick Smeriglio photo.

An Afternoon in the Bay with President Obama

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — SEWARD, Alaska – After weeks of meticulous preparation by White House advance teams in Seward, President Obama landed at the airport under gorgeous fall skies. Photographers and videographers formed mobs at key junctions around town. Invited members of the national press corps followed along […]

High Wind Warning – Eastern Kenai Peninsula

High Wind Warning URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 921 AM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015   …UNUSUALLY STRONG LATE SUMMER WINDSTORM…   .A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ORIGINATING IN THE ARCTIC WILL DIVE SOUTHWARD ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA BY LATE TONIGHT. THIS WILL LEAD TO STRONG WINDS…ESPECIALLY […]