Dorothy Marie Murtha, 1928-2017

Dorothy Marie Murtha, age 89, of Aitkin died peacefully on Monday, June 20th 2017 at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, MN.  Dorothy was born January 7th, 1928 in St. Cloud, Minnesota daughter to Nathaniel and Louise …

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Where Do Democracy Builders Go Now? Presentation

Where Do Democracy Builders Go Now?
Presentation by Patrick Reilly

Seward Community Library & Museum
Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 5pm
Community Room
Light refreshments provided

Join us for an enlightening …

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Seward Fire Dept. Preps for Mount Marathon Race with Jeep Trail Maintenance

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News –
Training for Seward’s annual Mount Marathon race is in full swing. As such, Mount Marathon has been crawling with runners and hikers lately. On a recent sunny Monday, I encountered a f…

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Mr. and Mrs. Seward Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary in Seward

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News-

There are many milestones in life: marriage, births, anniversaries, graduations and buying your first home just to name a few. How you celebrate those milestones is up to you. S…

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Alaska SeaLife Center Receives Stranded Walrus Calf

Seward, AK (June 19, 2017) –The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is rehabilitating a male Pacific walrus calf that stranded near Nome, Alaska on Wednesday, June 14.

The calf, estimated to be about 2 weeks old and weighing …

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Weed Pull 2013. Photo Courtesy of Kenai Fjords National Park.

Seward Community Weed Pull 2017

Seward, AK –Kenai Fjords National Park is partnering with the Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area (KP-CWMA) to sponsor a Seward Community Weed Pull on Friday June 30, 2017 from 10a.m. to 3p.m. at the Seward Middle School. We will be hand pulling the invasive plant Bird Vetch (Vicia cracca). […]

Racers train on Mt Marathon Race Trail

Racers train on Mt Marathon Race Trail

Parked vehicles lined Lowell Canyon Road and adjacent side streets today as Junior and Senior racers practiced on the rugged Mount Marathon race trail. Conditions were ideal under sunny skies with a nice south breeze and temperatures ranging from the high 50s to 65º. Race rules require that first-time racers must […]

Catabatic Charters Open House Monday June 26

Catabatic Charters Open House Monday June 26

Catabatic Charters is now offering day and overnight sailing charters in Resurrection Bay and the Kenai Fjords National Park.  Climb aboard the 63 foot sailboat  Catabatic on Monday, June 26 for an open house and meet Captain Chris and Patti to learn about their new charter business and the features […]

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Dorothy Murtha.

Dorothy Marie Murtha, 1928-2017

Dorothy Marie Murtha, age 89, of Aitkin died peacefully on Monday, June 20th 2017 at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, MN.  Dorothy was born January 7th, 1928 in St. Cloud, Minnesota daughter to Nathaniel and Louise (Gaetz) Fish. Dorothy was married to Thomas P. Murtha on May 13th, 1950 at […]

The Sun is Awake – Family Reading

The Sun is Awake – Family Reading

The Sun is Awake Book Reading by Illustrator Jean Polowski Reilly Seward Community Library & Museum Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 1pm Children’s Room (during the Play Time drop-in program with books and musical instruments)   Treasured moments at grandmother’s house and unconditional love for her grandson is portrayed in […]

Salmon fishing is hot at SMIC Spring Creek

Salmon fishing is hot at SMIC Spring Creek

The small parking lot at the day-use Spring Creek Beach on the east side of the bay is almost always full as salmon fishing is hot. The new SMIC breakwater is already providing calm water in the channel for fishers as well as vessels. Work continues on the breakwater, as well […]