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Race to clear Lowell Creek

Race to clear Lowell Creek

A small crowd gathered to watch the action at Lowell Creek Sunday night as the brown, thundering waterfall continued to dump huge quantities of silt, gravel, rocks and boulders into the creek, threatening the bridge on Lowell Point Road. A yellow bulldozer clattered up and down the creek below the bridge, […]

Lowell Creek waterfall surging

Lowell Creek waterfall surging

Recent sunshine and then heavy rain has swollen all the local creeks and rivers as the mountainsides drain into the watershed. The inner bay is brown with silt and sediment discharged from Fourth of July Creek, Resurrection River, Scheffler Creek, Lowell Creek, and Spruce Creek. Lowell Creek is particularly impressive as […]

Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour Tuesday June 21

Please join us for the 11th annual RBHS Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour this Tuesday, June 21st, beginning at 10:30 PM at the American Legion cemetery, behind the Chamber of Commerce.  Lee Poleske and his assistant, Sue McClure, will lead the group through 10-11 grave-sites, reading obituaries from local newspapers.  The […]

Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival 2016

Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival 2016

Saturday, June 18, Music Lineup Destiney Hawley Band            Noon – 1:30 The Ava Earl Band                  1:30-3:00 The Pretty Damn Close Band  3:00 – 5:00 The Shoot Dangs                   5:00 – 7:00 Full Tilt                                  7:00 – 9:00 Food starts at 12:00 and the beer garden is from 12:00 to 9:00 on […]

Laura and the Killed Men to play The Yukon Bar

Laura and the Killed Men to play The Yukon Bar

Laura and the Killed Men “Their just-released album, Everchanging Trail, is pure country and western, with an emphasis on “western.” And they sound pretty good, too.” –No Depression “It’s the vocals that set this album apart from straightforward Americana music.  The quartet blends precise choral voices in complex arrangements that lend craft to their […]

Tonsina Trail Improvements Underway this Summer

Tonsina Trail Improvements Underway this Summer

A one mile section of the popular Tonsina Trail including the switchback section will be improved this summer to make it safer and provide better year round access to Alaska State Park units in Tonsina Point and Caines Head State Recreation Area. Due to challenging topography and safety considerations, the trail is not designed […]

Tugboat Tan’erliq puts on a water show

Tugboat Tan’erliq puts on a water show

This evening around 6:45, the 140′  tugboat Tan’erliq put on an impressive waterworks show just south of the Seward Boat Harbor, complete with rainbows. More than just a pretty display, it displayed the range, force, and nimble maneuvering of the salt water fire fighting response. The Crowley Marine Services tug is a […]

KPB Senior Exemption Under Attack

At the last assembly meeting, KPB Mayor Navarre introduced Ordinance 2016-24 to eliminate the KPB Senior Citizen property exemption. The Mayor’s proposal attempts to create inter and intra generational warfare by turning the KPB community against Seniors and also turning current Seniors against future Seniors. Mayor Navarre has asserted that […]

Catch of the Season program expands to Seward

Alaska Marine Conservation Council Press Release – Community supported fishery brings seafood caught by Alaskans, to Alaskans June 8, 2016 – Bristol Bay fishermen are flocking to southwest Alaska now by the thousands, gearing up to harvest the largest sockeye (red) salmon fishery on the Earth. The Alaska Marine Conservation […]