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Humpback whales lunge feeding

Humpback whales lunge feeding

It’s always a treat to hear humpback whales breathe, see the explosive misty plume, watch them majestically cruise along, then wave their powerful flukes before sounding. Today, I watched what appeared to be a mom and a juvenile do all of the above from shore. White clouds of kittiwakes and other gulls shrieked above them, diving on […]

Solstice Cemetery Tour June 21st

You are invited to join Lee Poleske and Sue McClure for the 12th Annual Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour at 10:30 PM Wednesday June 21st, beginning at the Legion section of the cemetery (behind the Chamber of Commerce). Lee will lead us through selected gravesites, reading the obituaries at each stop. The […]

Volunteer Fire Departments test water pumps

Volunteer Fire Departments test water pumps

The Seward and Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Departments joined forces this afternoon to test the water pumps at Preacher Pond. According Seward Fire Chief Eddie Athey, this is an annual event. From the looks of the strong flow and high plumes of water, the pumps worked! Many thanks to our dedicated fire […]

Lost Dog, Chewie

Lost Dog, Chewie

Chewie was last seen near Nash Road on June 11th at the JJK Campsite.  He is wearing a Hamburger and Fries Collar. No ID Tag. He’s very friendly. If found contact Mel at 907-310-4686  

Seward High Seahawks Take Off at State

Seward High Seahawks Take Off at State

When Seward High School track star Hunter Kratz began to race the 3200m at the state finals in Palmer, he knew immediately something was wrong. Normally one of the fastest athletes in the state in this event, Kratz finished with a time of 10:05.46, well-behind his expectations. After the event, […]

Mt Marathon Runner to NCAA Division I Steeplechase Crown

As reported in an ADN article, by Doyle Woody, Alaskan athlete, Allie Ostrander, age 20, has just won the NCAA Division I Steeplechase Crown. Allie is a college freshman from Soldotna, Alaska, attending Boise State. The 3,000-meter Steeplechase title was captured at an event held in Eugene, Oregon, this Saturday […]