Science

From Appalachia to Alaska: Coal Development & the Environmental Justice Movement

Statewide Teleconference; 9:00 AM – 10:00 am, Wednesday, May 11 In the coal-mining region of Central Appalachia, mountaintop-removal mining and coal-industry-related flooding, water contamination, and illness have led to the emergence of a grassroots, women-driven environmental justice movement. But the number of local activists is small relative to the affected […]

Questionnaire: how does age affect overall happiness?

Seward High School Sophomore Kendyl Morris is conducting an experiment for Science class and is asking the community to answer an anonymous questionnaire. In the words of Kendyl:”This questionnaire is being used for an experiment in my 10th grade Physical Science class. My experimental question states, “how does age affect […]

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

GRAY WHALE-WATCHING CRUISE SPECIAL FOR SENIORS FRIDAY, MAY 6th, ON RESURRECTION BAY, 12:00pm-4:00pm, IN HONOR OF OLDER AMERICANS MONTH (MAY). Discounted tickets of $38 each are being offered to seniors age 60 and older to enjoy a gray whale-watching tour aboard a Major Marines vessel.  The discounted tickets are offered  to seniors of Seward, Moose Pass, and […]

Fukushima, 5 Years

Fukushima, 5 Years

This month is the fifth anniversary of the Tohoku Earthquake. This earthquake set in to motion a chain of events that lead to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. Since then, radioactive isotopes have been spreading across the Pacific Ocean with little known effects to our health, seafood, […]

Seward Locals Featured in Nat Geo Video

Seward Locals Featured in Nat Geo Video

Local charter boat captain Devin Putney along with local videographer Josh Thomas, were film crew and cast in a National Geographic documentary about the ecosystem in Prince William Sound, 26 years after the oil spill in the region.   Well known killer whale researchers Dr. Craig Matkin and Eva Saulitis were also […]

Seward Team Holds its Own in 2016 Tsunami Bowl

Seward Team Holds its Own in 2016 Tsunami Bowl

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – Combine 19 teams of bright, motivated high-school students with a large, volunteer staff of research-scientists, university types, oceanographers and professional resource managers and then step back to observe the chemical reaction. You will get a weekend of intense competition and mentoring known as the […]

Avalanche Awareness Class

  Avalanche Awareness Wednesday March 2nd 2016, 6:30-8:00 PM Cost to attend: Free Location: Seward Community Library, 238 Fifth Ave Seward, AK 99664 Contact: Alex McLain (Lead Forestry Technician (Recreation/Avalanche Specialist) USFS Seward Ranger District For information/directions contact me at (907) 288-7710 or C(907) 362-3720 email amclain@fs.fed.us. Topics covered will […]

Tsunami Bowl 2016 Coming to Town

Tsunami Bowl 2016 Coming to Town

  Expect 19 teams of high school students from across Alaska to arrive in Seward on February 26 for the nineteenth annual competition known as the Alaska Tsunami Ocean Sciences Bowl. The Alaskan winner will have opportunity to compete in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. Shoshanna Brasher coaches the Seward […]