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 Local    March 24, 2016 

Stranded otter numbers remain high

Veterinarians at the Alaska SeaLife Center say there is every indication that 2016 will be another record year for their Wildlife Response Program following admission of two sea otter pups in the past month. Already this year the nonprofit...

 
 Local    March 24, 2016 

Dock work underway

Dock work is underway at the waterfront downtown by the Institute of Marine Science and Alaska SeaLife Center....

 
 Local    March 24, 2016 

Tsunami test set

Government agencies across Alaska will test tsunami warning systems from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. March 30. The test will be conducted in Seward. The test is conducted to ensure that the warning system works. The test will include sirens, and messages on...

 
 Local    March 24, 2016 

Chenault holding town hall

Mike Chenault, the East Kenai Peninsula’s Alaska House representative and speaker of the house, is holding a town hall meeting Saturday. The representative is visiting as the legislature works on a difficult budget and the session is soon to...

 
 Local    March 24, 2016 

Seward in ruins

Folks were just sitting down to dinner when the ground began lurching in what would be North America's strongest recorded earthquake. It continued to shake that March 27, 1964 evening. Then came...

 
 Local    March 24, 2016 

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 Local    March 17, 2016

Dallas Seavey wins fourth Iditarod

Second place Iditarod finisher, Mitch Seavey, of Seward and his son Dallas Seavey, this year's first place winner give fans a big smile at the finish line in Nome early Tuesday mor...

 
 Local    March 17, 2016

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 Local    March 10, 2016

Spring Creek inmate dies of natural causes

A man in state custody at Spring Creek Correctional Center died last week at an Anchorage hospital, according to the Associated Press.. Alaska State Troopers told the AP that 26-year-old Mavaega Tautua had been housed at the Spring Creek...

 
 Local    March 10, 2016

Swim club holds annual fundraiser

Tsunami Swim Club swimmers put in their laps during the club's annual fundraiser last week....

 
 By Brandii Holmdahl    Local    March 10, 2016

Borough Assembly works on marijuana regulations, zoning

Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly met twice February. The meetings were Feb. 2 and 23. Both meetings lasted over five hours due in part to a large community turn out. There will be only one assembly meeting in March. (You can watch the meeting online...

 
 Local    March 10, 2016

City flag in the works

A contest is underway to develop a flag for the City of Seward. Seward City Council passed a resolution on Feb. 22 to support a youth art contest for the flag’s design. The winning design will be presented to council for adoption as the official...

 
 Local    March 10, 2016

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 By Annette Shacklett    Local    March 3, 2016

Iditarod racers ready to run

The dogs are always ready to run. Their humans and race organizers are almost ready for the start of the 44th Iditarod sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome on Saturday. The Seward area is represented...

 
 By Madelyn Walker    Local    March 3, 2016

Locals folks make sure mushers are fed

When local mushers, Travis Beals and Sarah Stokey, owners of Turning Heads Kennel, prepare to run the Iditarod, they think of the dogs first. They plan and assemble thousands of pounds of top-quality dry foods and assorted fish and meats for their...

 
 Local    March 3, 2016

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies

The new 2015-20 US Dietary Guidelines provide Americans with needed direction for healthy food choices and a healthy eating pattern. For most Americans, eating more fruits and vegetables, and less salt and saturated fats can reduce the risk of...

 
 Local    March 3, 2016

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 Local    February 25, 2016

Kids take on the slopes

School children from Moose Pass, Cooper Landing and Hope travelled to Alyeska Ski Resort last week for fun in the snow. The children took lessons in downhill skiing on the Kenai Peninsula Borough...

 
 Local    February 25, 2016

Snow hits town

In town Seward had seen little snow this winter – until the weekend. Then came buckets of snow and rain. A lot of barely used gear came out Monday to clear away the mess. A rock slide on Sunday...

 
 Local    February 25, 2016

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 Local    February 18, 2016

SeaLife Center makes leadership awards

The Alaska SeaLife Center has presented its Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards for 2016. The center makes the awards annual to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the awareness and sustainability of the state’s...

 
 Local    February 18, 2016

Winter Fishin'

A fisherman tries his luck at Preacher's Pond, just off the Seward Highway, on Saturday. The pond is said to contain Dolly Varden and Rainbow trout....

 
 Local    February 18, 2016

Input sought about public recreation area at Bear Lake

The Seward Rotary Club is seeking citizen input regarding a possible public recreation area on Bear Lake. The land being considered is a newly acquired selection by the Kenai Peninsula Borough from the State of Alaska and is yet unclassified. Rotary...

 
 Local    February 18, 2016

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 By Ned Rozell    Local    February 11, 2016

Cook Inlet Basin amplifies earthquake shaking

Millions of people live in dimples on the Earth's surface – often near the ocean, in lowlands between mountain peaks too rugged and cold. One of these global indentations, Cook Inlet Basin,...

 

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