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Low gas prices boost Alaska tourism

...they were up an average of nearly 8 percent during the summer months.Southcentral cruise traffic, primarily to the ports of Seward, Whittier and Anchorage, was also up this year. It is expected to hold steady in 2016.Anchorage will see nine...

The deep, ice-free waters of Resurrection Bay have made the port of Seward an important location for centuries. First, for the Russian fur traders who explored the area in 1792, later for arriving gold...
Around the District

...continue on to South Beach and explore Fort McGilvray, the World War II strategic command center for defending the Port of Seward. Students are due back to school at approximately 4:30 p.m. Thanks so much to the parents who came to the Educate...
Tourism council reports uptick

...passengers. Independent travelers typically begin their trips in Anchorage. Cruise passengers embark or disembark at the Port of Seward. The council kept its marketing efforts strong though the recession, and saw an increase in the area of visitor requests...
Arctic research vessel christened

...the vessel. After six to eight more months of construction and then sea trials, it's expected to reach its home port of Seward in January 2014.The vessel's reinforced double hull can be pushed through ice 2.5 feet thick by two rotating...
Two rescued after plane crash on Montague Island

...response time might have been too late." Patton Bay is located on the southeast end of Montague Island. The island is located at the mouth of Prince William Sound and is a popular destination for halibut fishermen leaving the port of Seward.
Usibelli tests export possibilities

...remain in Seward, said Robert Brown, a project manager with Usibelli. Coal from the mine is brought by rail to the Port of Seward. If completed, the Port MacKenzie rail extension would enable a similar arrangement for the new deposit. Though...
Salmon fever draws mid-westerner north every year

...wrestle a few silvers from shore until our arms get sore and of course, chase kings. The side trips to the two fishing ports of Seward and Homer with the smells of the ocean, the sound of seagulls, viewing whales, bears and mountain goats that survey...

...other way around? Soldotna business caters to gluten-free dietary needs Railroad to cease coal shipments to Port of Seward Mining companies seek to develop mineral deposits in Alaska Range Retail companies add to inventories Business...


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