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Powering Across Alaska on Skis

Powering Across Alaska on Skis

By Ned Rozell- “Jeremy offers us only his incessant snoring to remind us that he is a man and not a god.” So wrote Seth Adams on an Instagram post showing Jeremy Vandermeer striding across a wind-whipped ridge near the frozen headwaters of the Ambler River. Adams is a writer […]

Road to Exit Glacier Open for the Summer Season

Road to Exit Glacier Open for the Summer Season

The remaining 1.5 miles of the road to Exit Glacier opened this Friday, May 4 at 7:00 a.m.  Water is currently not available on site. Vault toilets are available for use. The Exit Glacier Nature Center is projected to open on Saturday, May 26, 2018.  Ranger-led programs will not be offered until […]

National Forest Surveys Coming Your Way!!

Soon, you may see more Chugach National Forest employees working in developed and dispersed recreation sites and along Forest Service roads. They will be dressed in uniform and standing next to a sign that says “Survey Site Please Stop.” Just like the postman, these folks may be out in all […]

First Annual Electronics Recycling Event! Join us May 12

First Annual Electronics Recycling Event! Join us May 12

Do you have old electronic devices around the house that you aren’t sure how to dispose of? A box full of old cell phones, cords, and cameras? Old printers, TVs or computer monitors? Now’s your chance to dispose of these things in a safe, environmentally-responsible way! Join the Sustainable Seward […]

Seward Tsunami Swim Club 2018 Junior Olympic Team

Alaska Swimming Junior Olympics

Congratulations to a great team! Kylie, Lydia, Mia, Hailey, Maria, Ben and Nick did an amazing job representing the Seward Tsunami Swim Club at this Championship Meet. They achieved the necessary time standards though their hard work and dedication. Following is a message from Seward Tsunami Swim Club Head Coach […]

Bird Feathers and the Smell of Tangerines

Bird Feathers and the Smell of Tangerines

by Ned Rozell- Millions of Alaska birds nest on rocky emerald islands seen by few people other than ship captains. One of the funkiest of these creatures is the crested auklet, which looks like a bassist in a punk band and smells like a tangerine. These hand-size birds have intrigued […]