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Cruise ship visitors gather for their tours on the Seawalk in Juneau on Sept. 13, 2017. (File photo)

Court ruling could impact peninsula cruise ports

A decision in a long-fought court case between the cruise industry and Juneau could have local ramifications for Seward, Homer and other cruise ports in… Continue reading

 

USCG takes over F/V Nordic Viking clean up in Seward

The United States Coast Guard is taking charge of cleaning up fuel released in the Seward Harbor after the F/V Nordic Viking sank last Sunday.… Continue reading

 

Fishing vessel sinks in Seward Harbor

A fishing vessel in the Seward Harbor has leaked an unknown amount of marine diesel and other petroleum products after sinking Sunday. The F/V Nordic… Continue reading

 

The R/V Sikuliaq’s Third Mate Arthur Levine scans the entire vessel on Nov. 27 for safety concerns before the ship departs for Seattle via the Gulf of Alaska. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

R/V Sikuliaq connects scientists to a sea of research

After over a month spent docked in Seward, the R/V Sikuliaq set sail last Wednesday. The vibrant blue-hulled, 261-foot oceanographic research vessel left on a… Continue reading

The R/V Sikuliaq’s Third Mate Arthur Levine scans the entire vessel on Nov. 27 for safety concerns before the ship departs for Seattle via the Gulf of Alaska. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)
Good Buds store manager Brandon Mason, from left, and owners Charles Spalding and Jared Wallace mark the grand opening of the first retail cannabis store on the eastern Kenai Peninsula. Tekoa Wallace of Hawaii is also a part owner of the business. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Eastern peninsula welcomes retail cannabis

As of Saturday morning, the eastern Kenai Peninsula has a retail cannabis shop. Just a half hour after opening the doors, the employees of Good… Continue reading

Good Buds store manager Brandon Mason, from left, and owners Charles Spalding and Jared Wallace mark the grand opening of the first retail cannabis store on the eastern Kenai Peninsula. Tekoa Wallace of Hawaii is also a part owner of the business. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)
The Alaska SeaLife Center first installed a heat pump energy system in 2011 and has been operating with 98 percent renewable heat since about 2016. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska SeaLife Center)

Seward looks to geothermal energy

The city of Seward is looking to emulate the Alaska SeaLife Center and heat city buildings using seawater from Resurrection Bay. With the approval of… Continue reading

The Alaska SeaLife Center first installed a heat pump energy system in 2011 and has been operating with 98 percent renewable heat since about 2016. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska SeaLife Center)

Borough begins repairs after Seward flooding

Borough crews have begun repairing Seward roads inundated by two storm systems that dumped inches of rain over the peninsula last week. Crews did an… Continue reading

Lori Landstrom, left, and Tara Riemer, right, of Sustainable Seward create reusable shopping bags out of donated shirts during the Seward Music and Arts Festival on Sunday. Sustainable Seward is a grassroots organization working to raise awareness and implement solutions for waste reduction and recycling in the Seward area. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Festival brings music, art to Seward

The Seward Music and Arts Festival celebrated the end of a busy summer season with a Rockwell Kent-inspired weekend of live music and performances After… Continue reading

Lori Landstrom, left, and Tara Riemer, right, of Sustainable Seward create reusable shopping bags out of donated shirts during the Seward Music and Arts Festival on Sunday. Sustainable Seward is a grassroots organization working to raise awareness and implement solutions for waste reduction and recycling in the Seward area. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)
Dixon, a male sea otter pup, is pictured in this undated photo provided by the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska. Dixon was found dehydrated, malnourished and barely responsive in Homer in August. (Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center)

Dixon the sea otter continues recovery

Dixon the male sea otter pup is continuing his recovery at the Alaska SeaLife Center two months after he was found in Homer — dehydrated,… Continue reading

Dixon, a male sea otter pup, is pictured in this undated photo provided by the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska. Dixon was found dehydrated, malnourished and barely responsive in Homer in August. (Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center)

Assembly backs request to name two Seward mountains

Two mountain peaks east of Seward may soon bear names honoring the city’s past. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a resolution supporting naming two… Continue reading

Borough and municipalities contest revenue changes

Editor's note: This story has been changed to correct Soldotna's yearly sales tax revenue.  City managers from around the Kenai Peninsula said Kenai Peninsula Borough… Continue reading

Stranded beluga calf recovering in Seward

A male beluga calf, estimated between two and four weeks old, became the first member of Cook Inlet’s endangered beluga population under human care after… Continue reading

Monitoring the mayhem: First aid volunteers safeguard Seward’s Mount Marathon runners

Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct the name of the Seward Providence Medical and Care Center. To outsiders of Seward’s annual Mount… Continue reading

Snow River dam project scrapped

Four weeks after federal regulators gave Chugach Electric Association a three-year permit to investigate the feasibility of putting a hydroelectric dam on the eastern Kenai… Continue reading

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