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KMTA Spring Board Meeting: New Grants and Transitions

KMTA Spring Board Meeting: New Grants and Transitions

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) Corridor Communities Association (CCA) Board held their annual spring meeting on March 2nd in Girdwood at the Spoonline Café. KMTA is the only designated National Heritage Area (NHA) in the State of Alaska. A designated Act of Congress, NHAs provide funding for locally initiated community […]

2017-2018 PTA Reflections Seward Finalists!

2017-2018 PTA Reflections Seward Finalists!

Congratulations to the three Seward area students who submitted entries to the PTA Reflections Art Recognition Program! The theme for the 2017-2018 National PTA Reflections Program was Within Reach. All three students’ entries advanced to the Region Finalist Level and Lucy Hankins advanced to the National Level as an Alaska […]

Want to sing in an Easter choir?

The annual Interfaith Easter Sunrise Service at the Sea Life Center will be April 1 at 7 AM.  We will have the usual choir, presenting two songs, and anyone who would like to sing is invited!  Rehearsals are at 1 PM Saturday March 24 and March 31 at the United […]

Hidden in Plain Sight: another cool salmon

Hidden in Plain Sight: another cool salmon

While driving along Port Avenue recently, I spied a nicely made sockeye (red) salmon wind vane perched atop a tall pole at Icicle Seafoods. It swung back and forth as if swimming upstream, facing the ever-changing gusts of wind. According to Icicle Seafoods plant manager Charles McEldowney, the wind vane […]

Iditarod Trail is topic of March 22 program

This month’s “Fourth Thursdays: Our History” program at the Seward Community Library Museum on Thursday, March 22 will feature Lee Poleske, historian and former director of the Seward Museum. For his 7 pm program, Poleske will look into the various ways people utilized the Iditarod Trail during the summer months. […]

Snow sculptures!

Snow sculptures!

Snow sliding in slow motion off roofs created some incredible curls and draped blankets. Snowballs on fenceposts and snow hats on birdhouses were a nice decorative touch. Enjoy it while it lasts! Carol Griswold

Synchronized snow removal

Synchronized snow removal

With spring just around the corner, winter finally showed up. City street crews sprang into action with their amazing snow blower and synchronized parade of dump trucks. The state snowblower cleared the Seward Airport runways, blowing the snow to the side instead of hauling it off. Either way, it was […]

Thank You for another successful tournament!

Thank You for another successful tournament!

Pictured are Jubilee and Adelai Andersen, along with their little sister. Marathon Wrestling Club would like to thank the many businesses and people of our community that came together to help us pull off another successful USA wrestling tournament at the Alaska Railroad Terminal, March 2nd & 3rd, 2018!  During […]

ALASKA LEGAL SERVICES WILL BE AT SENIOR CENTER

ALASKA LEGAL SERVICES CORP will be at SEWARD SENIOR CENTER on FRIDAY, MARCH 15TH, from 11:00am to 1:00pm.  THIS PRESENTATION IS OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY. ASLC will present an overview of their services at 11:30am and will then be available for brief personal counseling afterward.  Pearl Pickett, Native Law Supervising Attorney, […]

Scenic Iditarod National Historic Trail

Scenic Iditarod National Historic Trail

As musher Mitch Seavey races along the Iditarod National Historic Trail to Nome, we can enjoy the first mile of that trail right here in Seward along the Waterfront starting at the bronze Trail Blazers statue in the Alaska Sealife Center parking lot. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the […]

Providence-Seward CT Scanner Arrives

Providence-Seward CT Scanner Arrives

Providence-Seward’s  replacement CT Scanner unit arrived this afternoon in a heavy snowstorm. After safely traveling the treacherous Seward Highway, it was ironic that the semi-truck got stuck in a pile of snow on First Avenue, just a half-block away from its destination. A plow and Bobcat rushed to the rescue. […]

Baby Beluga Graduates!

Baby Beluga Graduates!

Tyonek, the famous endangered rescued and rehabilitated baby beluga, graduated from the Alaska Sealife Center yesterday. Accompanied by two ASLC staff, he traveled in his special tank by truck to the Anchorage airport and flew non-stop to SeaWorld San Antonio, Texas. The 4000-mile journey, despite the snowstorm en route to […]