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Seward State Parks job opening

Seward State Parks job opening

Alaska State Parks Seward seeks applicants  for a seasonal Alaska Conservation Corps (ACC) position performing general maintenance and labor. You must be an Alaskan resident at least 18 years old. Pay is $14 an hour and successful applicant can start work immediately. For more information, call District Ranger Jack Ransom at […]

History program looks at boats that delivered the mail

Historian and author Penelope Goforth is featured speaker for this month’s “Thursdays: Our History” program sponsored by Resurrection Bay Historical Society. Goforth will talk about the mailboats SS Dora and SS Starr, which sailed the waters from Seward to Unalaska almost a century ago with the mission of delivering mail […]

Thundering waterfall

Thundering waterfall

The big storm last night and heavy rainfall turned Lowell Creek into a raging, brown monster full of gravel, rocks, and boulders. Once again, Seward Public Works is hard at work removing the buildup from above, under and below the Lowell Creek bridge. Public Works Director Doug Schoessler requests that […]

Power lines going down!

Power lines going down!

Not a cause for alarm, but celebration! After many months of hard work routing the power underground, the aged power lines along the Lagoon are being removed. Also known as the “killer wires,” the above ground power lines killed six Trumpeter Swans since 2014 and other birds. The cost to go […]

Special weather statement-heavy rain with possible flooding

Special Weather Statement SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT…UPDATED National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 1132 AM AKDT Fri Jun 15 2018 AKZ121-125-171945- Western Kenai Peninsula-Western Prince William Sound- Including the cities of Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, Cooper Landing, Whittier, Seward, Girdwood, and Moose Pass 1132 AM AKDT Fri Jun 15 2018 …HEAVY RAIN TO […]

Michael Howard Concert – June 15, 7pm

Michael Howard Concert – June 15, 7pm

Join us at Resurrect Art Coffee House for a great night of music on Friday, June 15 with singer-songwriter Michael Howard. Michael’s been here many times, and we always enjoy his great songwriting and easy-going charm. Here’s a bit more about Michael’s latest album: “After many dark Alaskan winters touring […]

Sustainable Seward Tip of the Week

It is a common misconception that recyclable materials are simply sent to landfills instead of being truly recycled.  In Seward, all of our recyclables are baled and sent to Anchorage.  From there, the materials are sorted and sent to plants where they are recycled and re-purposed.  One way that recyclable […]

Kenai Fjords Tackles Trash – One Bottle at a Time

Kenai Fjords Tackles Trash – One Bottle at a Time

Broken Styrofoam, plastic water bottles, and abandoned boat hulls were among the discarded items park staff encountered on Kenai Fjords National Park beaches during a recent marine debris survey. Despite its remote location, man-made refuse is a constant presence on the Kenai Fjords coastline, as it is across the globe. […]

The Alaska SeaLife Center is Now Hiring!

The Alaska SeaLife Center is Now Hiring!

The Alaska SeaLife Center isn’t just a great place to visit – it’s a wonderful place to work!             We are now hiring for several positions including: -Life Support Technician -Security Officer -Seasonal Groundskeeper -Seasonal Custodian -Seasonal Cafe Lead -Seasonal Sales Lead Apply today on […]

Free Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing

The Cooperative Extension Service is offering free testing of pressure canner dial gauges on Monday, June 11, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Seward Community Library and Museum. Gauges can be tested on or off the lid of the canner. It is important to have pressure canner dial […]