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Weed Pull 2013. Photo Courtesy of Kenai Fjords National Park.

Seward Community Weed Pull 2017

Seward, AK –Kenai Fjords National Park is partnering with the Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area (KP-CWMA) to sponsor a Seward Community Weed Pull on Friday June 30, 2017 from 10a.m. to 3p.m. at the Seward Middle School. We will be hand pulling the invasive plant Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca). […]

Racers train on Mt Marathon Race Trail

Racers train on Mt Marathon Race Trail

Parked vehicles lined Lowell Canyon Road and adjacent side streets today as Junior and Senior racers practiced on the rugged Mount Marathon race trail. Conditions were ideal under sunny skies with a nice south breeze and temperatures ranging from the high 50s to 65º. Race rules require that first-time racers must […]

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Dorothy Murtha.

Dorothy Marie Murtha, 1928-2017

Dorothy Marie Murtha, age 89, of Aitkin died peacefully on Monday, June 20th 2017 at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, MN.  Dorothy was born January 7th, 1928 in St. Cloud, Minnesota daughter to Nathaniel and Louise (Gaetz) Fish. Dorothy was married to Thomas P. Murtha on May 13th, 1950 at […]

The Sun is Awake – Family Reading

The Sun is Awake – Family Reading

The Sun is Awake Book Reading by Illustrator Jean Polowski Reilly Seward Community Library & Museum Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 1pm Children’s Room (during the Play Time drop-in program with books and musical instruments)   Treasured moments at grandmother’s house and unconditional love for her grandson is portrayed in […]

Salmon fishing is hot at SMIC Spring Creek

Salmon fishing is hot at SMIC Spring Creek

The small parking lot at the day-use Spring Creek Beach on the east side of the bay is almost always full as salmon fishing is hot. The new SMIC breakwater is already providing calm water in the channel for fishers as well as vessels. Work continues on the breakwater, as well […]