Outdoors

Exit Glacier face crumbles

Exit Glacier face crumbles

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – Weeks of heavy rain and a warm summer have undermined a large stretch of Exit Glacier’s terminus. See below for a video report from Exit Glacier For years most of the melt-water and rain runoff from the glacier flowed out from under […]

Refuge to Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas

Refuge to Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas

In reply refer to: 16-014 NEWS RELEASE August 23, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge TELEPHONE: (907) 262-7021 Email: kenai@fws.gov SUBJECT: Refuge Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) is offering personal use firewood permits for the Ski Hill Road, Funny River Road, and […]

NWS Flood Advisory for Seward

Effective: 13:12 AKDT on 08-22-2016 Expires: 16:00 AKDT on 08-23-2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS EXTENDED THE * SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR… SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS IN AND AROUND SEWARD…INCLUDING THE RESURRECTION RIVER. * UNTIL 400 PM AKDT TUESDAY * AROUND ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY […]

Hide & Seek with Cohos

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – Seward, AK, August 19, 2016 We’re hearing fish stories about this year’s elusive silvers playing hide and seek and that they sometimes get right up to the boat before spitting out the hook. Die-hard Derby participants are fishing and catching silvers at Fox […]

13th Annual Eddy’s Auto Car Show

Come out to Bear Creek RV park for a day of fun with All kinds of things with wheels! Cars, trucks and bikes. New or Old, Restored or just a Daily Driver. If it runs and you love it-Bring it. Enter your ride and you may walk home with a […]

Wildlife Center Welcomes Experienced Curator

Wildlife Center Welcomes Experienced Curator

(Portage, AK) The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) recently welcomed new Curator, Dave Orndorff. Orndorff adds valuable experience with a diverse background in wildlife management and care to the Wildlife Center, and will be instrumental in the center’s future growth and current animal care efforts. Orndorff’s experience spans from across the country, including […]

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The history of Alaska’s Iditarod Race is now safe. Local Iditarod Race pioneer and patriarch Dan Seavey wrote his new book, “The First Great Race,” to preserve foundational story of Alaska’s Last Great Race. He and fellow mushers of the Aurora Dog […]

GENERAL BURN PERMIT SUSPENSION

(Soldotna, AK.) The Alaska Division of Forestry, Kenai-Kodiak Area Office has issued a general burn permit suspension for the Kenai Peninsula due to very high fire danger in the region. The suspension includes the burning of debris and brush piles, burn barrels, and lawns as allowed in the 2016 General Burn Permit. […]

Red Flag Fire Warning in Effect

AKZ125-200600- /O.NEW.PAFC.FW.W.0009.160719T1800Z-160720T0600Z/ 914 AM AKDT TUE JUL 19 2016 …RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING. * LOCATION…VALLEYS AND INLAND […]