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Exit Glacier meeting Oct 3

Exit Glacier meeting Oct 3

Exit Glacier on a beautiful fall day! Interested in helping envision the future of this spectacular National Park? Please come to the meeting on Wednesday. Details below. Carol Griswold https://www.nps.gov/kefj/learn/news/kefj-future-planning-efforts-9_24_18.htm Contact: Shauna Potocky, 907-422-0530 Seward, Alaska – Kenai Fjords National Park will host a public meeting on Wednesday, October 3 from […]

Research vessel Tiglax visits Seward

Research vessel Tiglax visits Seward

The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge support vessel Tiglax cruised up Resurrection Bay this afternoon and docked at the UAF Seward Marine Center. The Tiglax, which means “Eagle” in Aleut, provides critical support for the Refuge. This includes research and transportation, biological work, management programs, and village outreach and education […]

Railroad Motorcar convoy visits Seward

Railroad Motorcar convoy visits Seward

On Friday, a colorful convoy of 22 yellow, red, orange, blue, and green railroad motorcars converged on Seward at the Alaska Railroad Depot, repeating a trip first done in 2011. The tiny, gasoline-powered motorcars, variously called “Speeders” or “Putt-putts” were historically used to inspect railroad tracks before being replaced by […]

Cruise ship emission concerns

Cruise ship emission concerns

Seventy cruise ships docked in Seward from May 17 to September 26 this year. The cruise ships arrived early and left in the evening, spewing toxic emissions including sulfur and nitrogen oxides, carbon dioxide, and fine particulates while docked in town at the cruise ship dock. One of the last […]

New Community Grants Awarded by Kenai Mountains–Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area

New Community Grants Awarded by Kenai Mountains–Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm (KMTA) Corridor Communities Association (CCA) Board of Directors held their annual fall meeting on September 14th, 2018 at the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward. KMTA recieves and administers funds, appropriated by Congress and other sources, to support locally initiated community projects. Through KMTA’s Community-Based Grants Program, […]

A Fed Bear is a Dead Bear

A Fed Bear is a Dead Bear

Throughout Seward, bears are tipping over garbage cans and finding many that conveniently pop open, allowing the bear to easily access the goodies and strew the rest all over the streets and alleys. Some of these garbage cans are bear-safe cans with inoperable latches that have not been properly maintained […]

Two Weeks Until the Seward Music & Arts Festival!

Two Weeks Until the Seward Music & Arts Festival!

The Seward Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce another musical soiree! There will be live music and dance performances, with local-Alaskan artisan craft and food vendors featured. The festival is an exciting conclusion to the busy summer season that appeals to local Alaskans and remaining visitors alike! Friday, October […]

Nightly Lodging Work Session 6 pm September 18

Community Development Planner Jackie Wilde gave a very illuminating presentation on Seward’s booming short term rental businesses to the City Council on August 27, 2018. http://history.cityofseward.net/weblink/0/doc/23059/Page1.aspx Data received by Harmari, a lodging audit company, showed 197 short term rental businesses in Seward city limits, but only 111 are currently licensed. […]

Sunny, summery, Seward evenings

Sunny, summery, Seward evenings

As mountain shadows crept up Mt Alice and the Resurrection Peninsula last week, a cruise ship departed down the bay full of visitors. A pair of kayaks paddled in the shadow, stroking home to Seward. Then, just as dusk descended, a fat-tired plane skimmed along the shoreline, heading back to […]

Resurrection Roadhouse Now Hiring Executive Chef

RESURRECTION ROADHOUSE NOW HIRING EXECUTIVE CHEF *This 10-month position is eligible for health insurance, 401k, vacation, holiday and sick time* PURSUE THE ADVENTURE IN ALASKA! Live & work in the Land of the Midnight Sun! Location: Seward, AK / Seward Windsong Lodge Experience: Experience required Start Date: January 2, 2019 […]

Public Health Nurse coming

Public Health Nurse coming

A  Public Health Nurse is in Seward twice a month, the next time is September 18-20 Call now to make an appointment 907-335-3400 or 1800-770-4871. Fees are on Sliding Fee Scale, No one is turned away due to inability to pay or insurance status. Services Available * Well Child Exams for […]

SBCFSA Special Meeting Notice

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a special meeting Thursday, September 13th  beginning at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Public is welcomed. The special meeting topics are Japanese Creek & Dieckgraeff Road Short-Term Mitigation. […]

KMTA Board Mtg Next Friday, Sept 14th

KMTA Board Mtg Next Friday, Sept 14th

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm CCA Board of Directors will be meeting September 14th from 10am – 4pm at the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward. The meeting is open to the public. The Board will be considering grant applications for the KMTA National Heritage Area program for the coming year. KMTA […]

Celebrate Founders’ Day this Tuesday

Celebrate Founders’ Day this Tuesday

It happens every year at this time – Founders’ Day – the annual celebration of Seward’s founding that features cake and light refreshments from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 in the Seward Community Library Museum at the corner of Sixth and Adams. Stop by to view a slide show of […]

The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm CCA Board of Directors will be meeting September 14th from 10am – 4pm at the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward. The meeting is open to the public. The Board will be considering grant applications for the KMTA National Heritage Area program for the coming year. KMTA […]