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Local Sailing Instructor Wins National Award

Local Sailing Instructor Wins National Award

Sailing, Inc. announces that Captain Randy Altermatt was named an American Sailing Association (ASA) “Outstanding Instructor of the Year” for 2017. He was among a national roster of 964 sailing instructors, who were eligible for consideration of this annual award, determined by student survey submissions in his 2017 classes.  He […]

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 […]

Sockeye salmon cost recovery fishery

Sockeye salmon cost recovery fishery

The Lucky Star, a salmon purse seiner from Homer, scooped up sockeye (red) salmon today at the head of Resurrection Bay in front of a crowd of anglers lining the shore armed with snagging hooks. Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association is permitted by ADFG to harvest its quota before other commercial […]

50/40 Celebration Sunday, June 3

50/40 Celebration Sunday, June 3

The public is invited to join the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers and the Chugach National Forest on Sunday, June 3 from 1:30 to 5:30 pm at the Branson Pavilion in Seward at Ballaine Boulevard and Adams Street. Celebrate the 50thAnniversary of the National Trails System Act and the 40htAnniversary of […]

City Council Vacancy

The Seward City Council is seeking applications from city residents interested in serving on the City Council.  One seat has become available with the resignation of Council Member Erik Slater which was accepted by City Council at the May 29, 2018 meeting. The term of this seat expires in October, […]

The Salmon Bake’s New Menu for Summer ’18

The Salmon Bake’s New Menu for Summer ’18

Want something a little more exciting to eat during the summer months?  The Salmon Bake’s new summer menu is featuring an unconventional variety of meats.  Daily fare are as follows: Halibut Cheeks MONDAY Taco TUESDAY  i.e.  (smoked meat tacos, fish, etc.) Wild WEDNESDASY i.e.(Alligator, Elk, Pheasant etc.) Smoked THURSDSAY i.e.(Smoked brisket, etc.) […]

The Alaska SeaLife Center Launches Chiswell Steller Sea Lion Fundraiser – 20 years of Steller sea lion research is in danger of ending

The Alaska SeaLife Center Launches Chiswell Steller Sea Lion Fundraiser – 20 years of Steller sea lion research is in danger of ending

The Alaska SeaLife Center, a non-profit organization, needs your help! In 1998, the Center’s research staff began studying Endangered Steller sea lions in the Gulf of Alaska using a remote video camera system.  The goal was to gather information without animal disturbance at the Chiswell Island breeding rookery, as well as other […]

Rummage Sale May 19

Resurrection Lutheran Church will host an annual rummage sale on Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., downstairs, corner of Third and Jefferson. Donations of items to sell are currently being accepted. Call 224-2051 to arrange a time to drop off donations, or bring them to the church Friday […]

OPEN HOUSE at ORCA ISLAND CABINS

OPEN HOUSE at ORCA ISLAND CABINS

Join us this harbor opening weekend on Sunday, May 20 for a social afternoon with food and beverage. We’re eager to show you the various additions and improvements we’ve made at Orca Island Cabins. Come in your own boat or step aboard the Viewfinder (behind the Harbor 360 Hotel), leaving […]