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Charles Glenn Forrest, November 2, 1950 – February 6, 2018

Charles Glenn Forrest, November 2, 1950 – February 6, 2018

Charles Glenn Forrest passed away at Baptist Health Hospital in Richmond, Kentucky on February 6, 2018 at the age of 67 due to a heart attack. Charlie is predeceased by his father, Owen Forrest, his mother, Inez Lacy Forrest, and his brother, Robert Forrest. Charlie is survived by his loving wife, Judy, of 28 years. They were married in Seward, Alaska on July 14, 1990. Charlie is […]

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

For more information on how to get a bracelet kit, participate with the “Love Is…” Campaign, to RSVP for the parent class, collaborate on spreading the news about healthy relationships, or for any other ways you would like to get involved, please call Sara, the DVSA Program Manager at SeaView, […]

Exit Glacier Road parking enforced by gate

Heads-up!  Troopers are citing vehicles parked in the “No Parking” zones near the locked gate at the intersection of Old Exit Glacier Road and Herman Leirer Road aka Exit Glacier Road. Drivers are advised to park in the pullout a short distance away to avoid being ticketed. For current conditions […]

A map of the Yukon River drainage showing major and minor spawning grounds of chinook salmon. Photo courtesy of Randy Brown.

Where Are the Yukon Chinooks Headed?

by Ned Rozell- In a packed university conference room, biologist Randy Brown spoke of chinook, the fatty king of far-north salmon. “It’s more than just a fish, it’s a culture,” Brown said to the Fairbanks crowd, many of them Alaska Natives. Brown is the lead author on a paper in […]

Found Chuckit and ball

I found a Chuckit with ball at the intersection of the highway and Airport Road shortly after 2 pm today. If it’s yours, please contact Seward Police for lost and found to pick it up. I’ll try to drop it off soon. Carol Griswold

Scheduled Power Outage Friday February 9

Scheduled Power Outage Friday February 9

The Seward Electric Department has scheduled a power outage to conduct emergency repairs, Friday, February 9th, from 9:00am am to 11:00am. The affected areas will be everything North of Sea Lion Drive to Grouse Lake including, but not limited to, Forest Acres, subdivisions and residences accessed from Nash Rd, and the Seward Highway North […]

All Kenai Refuge Open for Snowmachining

All Kenai Refuge Open for Snowmachining

Refuge Manager Andy Loranger today announced the opening of all areas of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge traditionally open to snowmachine use effective immediately. Areas always closed to snowmachine use include the Headquarters area on Ski Hill Road, Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area (except Hidden, Kelly, Petersen and Engineer lakes are […]

Power Outage Friday February 9th

POWER OUTAGE The Seward Electric Department has scheduled a power outage to conduct emergency repairs, Friday, February 9th, from 9:00am am to 11:00am. The affected areas will be everything North of Sealion Drive to Grouse Lake including, but not limited to, Forest Acres, Subdivisions and residences accessed from Nash Rd, […]

Wind-created snowballs!

Wind-created snowballs!

A  strong but playful north wind enjoyed the fresh snowfall last night, rolling up hundreds of snowballs on the beach, in yards, and unplowed parking lots. The snowballs ranged in size from pingpong balls to volleyballs and each left a tell-tale trail behind as it rolled. It was an amazing […]