Cruise Passengers to Alaska Should Hit All Time High This Season

(ANCHORAGE, May 23, 2017) – Cruise Lines International Association Alaska (CLIA Alaska) announced today that Alaska as a cruise destination will see an additional 35,000 visitors in 2017, breaking an all-time record and sligh…

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The Boys and Girls Clubs of America: Making a Difference in the Seward Community

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News-
The Boys and Girls Clubs of America is a nationwide organization that is over a century old. Their mission is to enable all young people to reach their full potential as caring, p…

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Ms Gene's Place: A Local Jewel Nets a New Chef

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News –
On a Sunday evening, amidst steady rain, we set off for a walk from our house in downtown Seward to Hotel Seward’s longtime, locally loved restaurant, Ms Gene’s Place, named as a tribu…

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Xtra Puffs Puffin Mural Reception

Sunny skies greeted the 5 pm reception on Saturday for Seward Mural Society’s most recent mural, the spectacular, 32′ tall “Xtra Puffs” by Master Artist Liza McElroy. The giant mural features a Tufted Puffin (“tough guys wear…

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More Food with Less Work: Crop Rotation and Interval Planting

By Allison Sayer for Seward City News-

Gardening season is here once again. I’d like to discuss two strategies that can increase your yield without increasing the amount of time or money you put into your garden: crop rotati…

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Recent News & Information

Young Life Car Wash

Young Life Car Wash

Young Life will be hosting a FREE car wash this Saturday, May 27th, from 10-2 at the back of the NAPA Auto Parts parking lot.  Donations are gladly accepted. The money raised will be used to help send 16 high school students to Camp in Oregon June 17th -24th. (We will […]

Jobs Available at SeaView Community Services

Jobs Available at SeaView Community Services

There are two jobs available currently at Seaview Community Services in Seward: Lead Accounting Technician / Billing Specialist  &  Disability Services Case Manager/Scheduler Lead Accounting Technician / Billing Specialist Do you have experience billing Medicare and Medicaid for services? If so, SeaView Community Services is looking for a motivated, detail-orientated Lead […]

2017 Pink Cheeks Triathlon Start

A Good Pink Run

By Carol Horner- They came early this year to Seward, side by side and nose to tail, circling and seeking again their starting place. From hundreds of miles away they return to us each year flashing their colors, driving waves before them, dashing in by schools and singles. The pinks […]

Ms Gene’s Place: A Local Jewel Nets a New Chef

Ms Gene’s Place: A Local Jewel Nets a New Chef

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – On a Sunday evening, amidst steady rain, we set off for a walk from our house in downtown Seward to Hotel Seward’s longtime, locally loved restaurant, Ms Gene’s Place, named as a tribute to the property’s’ former owner, Gene Snowden. Before we […]

The Last Ferry

The Last Ferry

The Last Ferry is an autobiographical essay by Michael Hankins depicting the Seward area in the late 1960s. Mr. Hankins grew up in Alaska and graduated from East High School in Anchorage in 1972. He wrote this essay out of a desire to share his experiences with the current Seward community, and […]

Fishlines: News from Alaska Sea Grant

Fishlines: News from Alaska Sea Grant

Upcoming Sea Grant Events April 1–May 31: Get Your Feet Wet!, statewide online July 20–22: Engaging Alaska Youth in STEM and Community Resilience, Fairbanks August 7–11: Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators annual conference, Homer September 7–10: Rainforest Festival, Petersburg September 20–21: Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings, Anchorage October 12–13: Smoked […]

Teen Rec Room Will Be Closed on Tuesday May 23

Teen Rec Room Will Be Closed on Tuesday May 23

Please note a scheduling change which will close the teen only REC ROOM on Tuesday, May 23 in order to join the celebration of graduating seniors from Seward High School. Teenagers who remain committed to attending and passing high school courses are to be congratulated, since not every Alaskan makes […]

Seward Parks and Rec Bulletin

Seward Parks and Rec Bulletin

Please note a scheduling change which will close the teen only REC ROOM on Tuesday, May 23 in order to join the celebration of graduating seniors from Seward High School. Teenagers who remain committed to attending and passing high school courses are to be congratulated, since not every Alaskan makes […]

Xtra Puffs Puffin Mural Reception

Xtra Puffs Puffin Mural Reception

Sunny skies greeted the 5 pm reception on Saturday for Seward Mural Society’s most recent mural, the spectacular, 32′ tall “Xtra Puffs” by Master Artist Liza McElroy. The giant mural features a Tufted Puffin (“tough guys wear black”), and a Horned Puffin. Many of the volunteer artists were able to attend the […]