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Seward leading maritime workforce efforts

...Shell's mariners were attempting to navigate an ice flow as it closed off the entrance to Port Clarence on the Seward Peninsula in the three bridge simulators that are the basis for the maritime training at the school.The $2 million investment...
Soldotna's Scott Davis claims 2nd in Iron Dog

...forced to scratch from the race on Wednesday when their machine sunk in the normally frozen coastal waters off the Seward Peninsula. Just 20 of the 37 pro-class teams that started the race were still active on Saturday. The scratches included...
US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

...another was manager of a hotel in Valdez. One agent candidate worked for a tin-mining company at Lost River on the Seward Peninsula, one of the higher-priority areas for placing "Washtub" stay-behind agents.The peninsula is named after...
Corps of Engineers gains flexibility for Alaska projects

...Results from a Corps of Engineers study recommending an Arctic port plan utilizing one or more locations on the Seward Peninsula near Nome is expected in the coming months.The language in the new bill would permit work with the State of Alaska...
Noting Alaska's role, Hagel unveils first U.S. Arctic strategy

...Engineers release a study that narrowed possible port development from an initial 14 studied to several locations on the Seward Peninsula. The study focused on the sites around Nome because of their proximity to deep water and already developed landside...
Fairbanks biologists track sandhill cranes via satellite

...might head to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta or the Seward Peninsula, two popular breeding grounds for Alaska cranes...that come from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, the Seward Peninsula and Russia migrate through the north side of the...
Anchorage man delights in teaching Eskimo culture

...Gruening Middle School. Topkok, an Inupiat Eskimo who hails from the Northwest Alaska village of Teller on the Seward Peninsula, was ostensibly in Andersen's class to speak about Native subsistence hunting. But getting Topkok to settle on...
Farming family plants seeds of innovation

...their seeds in packets. "I've always been involved in agriculture," he said. He married Ann Mosquito from the Seward Peninsula village of Deering. In a way, her background was agricultural, too; her father was chief herder at a reindeer...
Learning Russian with love: Student enjoys challenges of new language

If you stand on the very tip of the Seward Peninsula and look way out over the Bering Strait, you can see a dark outline across the water. The dark outline happens to be Russia. From...
Refuge Notebook: The Peninsula's elusive 'other' loon at home on small lakes

...1980s. Properly speaking, the Arctic loon lives primarily in Asia and in northwestern Alaska at the tip of the Seward Peninsula and north of Kotzebue Sound. A Pacific loon's breeding territory may include several small lakes while that of...


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