Foreman Mark Hanson and driver Tavis Chaffin at the Thompson Pass DOT shop. Photo by Allison Sayer.

Keeping Thompson Pass Clear

by Allison Sayer for Seward City News- What’s it like to drive a plow truck in one of the snowiest places on earth? And what kind of equipment can move all that snow? I visited the DOT station in Thompson Pass on December 21 to learn more about this tough […]

The most remote places in Alaska. Map by Dorte Dissing.

The Most Remote Place in the U.S.

by Ned Rozell- Richard Forman, a Harvard professor of landscape ecology, once visited a mangrove swamp in the Florida Everglades that he described as the most remote place in the eastern U.S. The swamp was 17 miles from any road. What’s the most remote spot in Alaska? Dorte Dissing once […]

Seward Student Science Challenge Scholarships Update

Seward Student Science Challenge Scholarships Update

Hello! I just wanted to let you know we’ve raised $2500 in scholarship funding! Many Thanks goes to Chugach Electric, Marathon Constructors Inspector Services, First National Bank, Cooper Landing Chamber of Commerce, and the Seward Chamber of Commerce. While this is exciting and we are so grateful, we are still […]

The Pros and Cons of PDF Files

Does your business use PDF documents? Portable Document Format files have fast become one of the world’s most popular document formats due to their security and self-contained features. PDF’s are used for a wide variety of business and personal tasks. PDF is used for eBook’s, invoices, forms, and a myriad […]

TelAlaska Construction Summer 2017

TelAlaska Construction Summer 2017

Please be advised that TelAlaska construction crews, as well as crews from our contracted companies, will continue to be active in the Seward area during the 2017 summer construction season. We are in the process of completing a nearly $1 million project to run fiber optic cable from Seward to Moose Pass. […]

New Electrical Contractor Service in Seward

New Electrical Contractor Service in Seward

There is a new Electrical Contractor service in Seward.  Marathon Electric LLC, owned and operated by Rocky Elhard, is open for business. Rocky has over 16 years experience in the Seward area.  Marathon Electric LLC is licensed, bonded, and insured to provide professional service for any of your electrical needs. […]

AVTEC Job Fair April 4th

The 2017 AVTEC/Seward Job Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, April 4th from 12:30-3:00PM in the AVTEC Student Service Center/Gym at 519 Fourth Avenue. Local job seekers, high school students and AVTEC students and graduates are all invited to attend the Job Fair. This event draws both local and statewide employers, […]