Recent News & Information

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 […]



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 […]

Daniel Andrew Johnson 3/27/1948-5/5/2018

Daniel Andrew Johnson 3/27/1948-5/5/2018

Dan passed away on the 5th of May at Providence Medical Center in Anchorage. For the past 10 years, Dan had struggled with many health issues, with Parkinson’s Disease being the most prominent among them. Dan was born in New York City, New York and grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. […]

Wind is an Alaskan resource we let slip through our fingers.

100% Renewable Alaska

An elegant proposal to transform Alaska’s Rail-Belt to 100% renewable energy. Article and Photos by Bjørn Olson Just after sunrise, the icy hoar frost clinging to the willow branches in the Tanana River Valley begin to shudder. At first, the wind comes in a light zephyr. Branches lazily sway; a […]

Heleana Backus Wins the Golden Apple Award

Seward High School Senior Heleana Backus has won the Golden Apple Award from Kenai Peninsula School District for 2017-2018 due to outstanding service on the ELA Ccurriculum Commitee.  For more information, see the article posted at the KPBSD website:

Spring Creek Corrections 2017 Employee of the Year

Carey Quiring, Staff Sergeant, has been selected as Spring Creek Correctional Center’s Employee of the Year for 2017.  She began her distinguished, 30-year, corrections career at Spring Creek Correctional Center (SCCC) in July of 1988 after participating in AVTEC’s on the job training program.  After 17 years in Administration, supporting Personnel, Mailroom […]

Electronic Waste and Recycling

Electronics are an integral part of our lives in the United States. We use computers and phones at work and home, and almost every house has a television. There are electronic components in our cars and appliances. When one of these many electronics breaks or a new phone model comes […]

Marathon Wrestling 2018 State Tournament Results

Marathon Wrestling 2018 State Tournament Results

The Marathon Miners Wrestling Club attended the Alaska USA State Wrestling Tournament May 3rd – 5th in Wasilla. Thursday, May 3rd was a Folkstyle wrestling tournament, we had 17 wrestlers registered and 12 of them took home medals!! Medals are awarded for 1st through 6th place due to the number […]