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Sustainable Seward Tip of the Week

It is a common misconception that recyclable materials are simply sent to landfills instead of being truly recycled.  In Seward, all of our recyclables are baled and sent to Anchorage.  From there, the materials are sorted and sent to plants where they are recycled and re-purposed.  One way that recyclable […]

Kenai Fjords Tackles Trash – One Bottle at a Time

Kenai Fjords Tackles Trash – One Bottle at a Time

Broken Styrofoam, plastic water bottles, and abandoned boat hulls were among the discarded items park staff encountered on Kenai Fjords National Park beaches during a recent marine debris survey. Despite its remote location, man-made refuse is a constant presence on the Kenai Fjords coastline, as it is across the globe. […]

The Alaska SeaLife Center is Now Hiring!

The Alaska SeaLife Center is Now Hiring!

The Alaska SeaLife Center isn’t just a great place to visit – it’s a wonderful place to work!             We are now hiring for several positions including: -Life Support Technician -Security Officer -Seasonal Groundskeeper -Seasonal Custodian -Seasonal Cafe Lead -Seasonal Sales Lead Apply today on […]

Local Sailing Instructor Wins National Award

Local Sailing Instructor Wins National Award

Sailing, Inc. announces that Captain Randy Altermatt was named an American Sailing Association (ASA) “Outstanding Instructor of the Year” for 2017. He was among a national roster of 964 sailing instructors, who were eligible for consideration of this annual award, determined by student survey submissions in his 2017 classes.  He […]

Free Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing

The Cooperative Extension Service is offering free testing of pressure canner dial gauges on Monday, June 11, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Seward Community Library and Museum. Gauges can be tested on or off the lid of the canner. It is important to have pressure canner dial […]

Sockeye salmon cost recovery fishery

Sockeye salmon cost recovery fishery

The Lucky Star, a salmon purse seiner from Homer, scooped up sockeye (red) salmon today at the head of Resurrection Bay in front of a crowd of anglers lining the shore armed with snagging hooks. Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association is permitted by ADFG to harvest its quota before other commercial […]

50/40 Celebration Sunday, June 3

50/40 Celebration Sunday, June 3

The public is invited to join the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers and the Chugach National Forest on Sunday, June 3 from 1:30 to 5:30 pm at the Branson Pavilion in Seward at Ballaine Boulevard and Adams Street. Celebrate the 50thAnniversary of the National Trails System Act and the 40htAnniversary of […]