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Bears and Mt Goats at Exit Glacier

Bears and Mt Goats at Exit Glacier

Now, before the leaves emerge, is a good time to visit Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park to view bears and mountain goats. On Monday morning I just missed seeing three black bear cubs high in a tree waiting for their mom near the glacier overlook. Visitors from all […]

OPEN HOUSE at Orca Island Cabins

OPEN HOUSE at Orca Island Cabins

Humpy Cove, 9 miles form Seward Sunday May 21, 2017 12 Noon – 4 PM Join us this harbor opening weekend for a social afternoon with food and beverage. We’re eager to show you the various additions and improvements we have made at Orca Island Cabins. Come in your now […]

Rummage Sale May 20

Resurrection Lutheran Church will hold its annual Rummage and Bake Sale this Saturday, May 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will take place on the lower level; the entrance is on the corner of Third and Jefferson. Donations of items to sell are also being accepted now through […]

2017 Mount Marathon Logo

Calling All 2017 Mt Marathon Volunteers!

We are now recruiting volunteers to fill positions on the evening of July 3rd, and all day on July 4th for the 2017 race, and hope you’ll be able to join us for another great event. This year, we once again are asking most race volunteers to register and choose jobs via SignUp Genius.  […]

Vacancies on Historic Preservation Commission

Vacancies on Historic Preservation Commission

The Seward City Council is seeking applications from citizens of Seward and the surrounding area, interested in serving on the Historic Preservation Commission (HP). There are four (4) seats available: three (3) with a term expiring in May, 2020 and one (1) with a term expiring in May, 2019. The […]

Baby and parents swim at the pool together two afternoons a week. Heidi Zemach photo.

Seward High School Pool Schedule

Seward HS Pool Schedule June 6 – Aug 20 2017 Closed May 21 – June 5, July 4 Open Swim T & Th                       3:30 – 4:50 pm M, W, F                       6:30 – 7:50 pm Sun                           4:00 – 5:20 pm Lap Swim M, W, F                       6:30 – 8:00 am M – […]

Troopers Conducting High Visibility Enforcement Effort

Troopers Conducting High Visibility Enforcement Effort

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers started the Annual Memorial Day Weekend Click It or Ticket High Visibility Enforcement Effort on May 15th 2017. The effort runs through June 4. The main focus of the National Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign is to save lives. […]

Spot Prawns. Photo: AMCC Catch of the Season CSF

Fish Factor: NOAA Fisheries Economics, Hope for Tanner Fishery, Seafood for Alaskans, Chris Oliver Takes NMFS Top Post

By Laine Welch- NOAA Fisheries Economics Report The U.S. seafood industry’s contribution to the nation’s economy sank a bit, while Alaska’s output increased slightly and dollar values held steady. An eagerly anticipated annual report released last week by NOAA Fisheries measures the economic impacts of U.S. commercial and recreational fisheries. […]

13th Annual RESURRECTION BAY Beach & Watershed Cleanup

13th Annual RESURRECTION BAY Beach & Watershed Cleanup

13th Annual RESURRECTION BAY Beach &Watershed Cleanup Saturday May 20, 2017   Come help clean up Resurrection Bay beaches and it’s watershed! Boat transportation will be provided to outer beaches, weather permitting. For more information (including past videos), please visit the RBCA website:  www.rbca-alaska.org Please email the cleanup organizer Tim […]