Outdoors

Old Mill Brown Bear

Old Mill Brown Bear

It sounds like this picture has been passed around a bit already, but thought I’d send it out for those of you that haven’t yet seen it. We first saw this fellow on April 12th up the creek just beside our house, but had seen tracks the day before. The […]

Pacific Golden Plovers!

April 17, 2008 Pacific Golden Plovers! Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 6:32 am, sunset 9:23 pm, length of day 14 hours, 50 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 25 seconds longer. Weather: Sunny skies with high overcast continue, temperatures up to the mid 40s but the strong north […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Western Screech Owl

March 19, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 8:00 am, sunset 8:11 pm, length of day 12 hours, 11 minutes; tomorrow, Spring Equinox, will be 5 minutes and 30 seconds longer. Weather: 23º this morning with a soft, gray wall of snow-bearing clouds creeping up the bay from the […]

RBCA Lawsuit Decision

[Note: original PDF document> seward_ruling_doc.pdf ] IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ALASKA RESURRECTION BAY CONSERVATION ALLIANCE,Plaintiffs,vs.CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA,Defendant. Case No. 3:06-cv-0224-RRB FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT   I. INTRODUCTION Before the Court are Plaintiffs Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance (“RBCA”) and Alaska Community Action on Toxics (“ACAT”) […]

Avalanche Hazard on the Seward Ranger District

Due to recent avalanche activity on the Forest outdoor users should use caution while out in avalanche terrain. Users should obtain information on conditions before venturing out into the backcountry. Information can be obtained by reaching the Chugach Avalanche Center at (907) 754-2369 or online at www.fs.fed.us/r10/chugach/glacier/snow.html. This is a […]

DEC presents timeline on Seward Ship Drydock

DEC presents timeline on Seward Ship Drydock

Seward Ship’s Drydock Inc. Fact Sheet (original here) About Seward Ship’s Drydock Inc.: The Seward Ship’s Drydock opened in 1973 to provide vessel services close to the fishing grounds. Increased demand led to the construction of the current home for Seward Ship’s Chandlery in the Leirer Industrial Park. In 1979 […]

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Tour of the Bay

Sunday, December 30, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 10:02 am, sunset 3:58 pm, length of day 5 hours, 56 minutes; tomorrow will be 1 minute and 40 seconds longer. Weather: Alpenglow just before dawn on the snowy peaks of the mountains west of Seward foretold a very promising […]

Seward Christmas Bird Count results

December 28, 2007 The 108th Audubon Christmas Bird Count, Seward Alaska Twenty-two citizen scientists ventured out from dawn to dusk on December 22, 2007, by car, boat, foot, and skis, intent on counting and identifying every bird in their route within the 15-mile wide Seward Count Circle. Ten others counted […]

Seward gets a new warning system

Seward gets a new warning system

By Russell Stigall For Seward City News KENAI PENINSULA – Warnings are a hoot. Actually they’re one long, steady hoot followed by a man’s voice giving the facts and actions one should follow to avoid danger. By way of Kenai Peninsula Borough resolution and funding, Chicago-based Federal Signal has installed […]

Electric bills spike when Seward is cut off

December 13, 2007 To the City Council, City Manager Phillip Oates, Assistant City Manager Kirsten Vesel, City Clerk Jean Lewis, and staff, Due to natural gas shortages, Chugach Electric cut Seward off twice in December, forcing the city to run its diesel generators. I understand that this can happen any […]