Sugar Mountain: How Seward Got to AIFF's Big Screen

On Friday early afternoon, as the light in Seward was already beginning to fade, three of us loaded up into a four wheel drive truck and made the trek to Anchorage. We were headed to the big city to see the premiere of Su…

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The Road to Home: How the Cookery Came to Be

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – 

I sat down with Kevin and Stacey Lane in their well decorated and spaced restaurant on Fifth Avenue yesterday afternoon. Their signature Hot Lunch Program had finished and the…

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Status of the Christmas Tree on the Hill

On Monday the City Electric Department checked the Christmas tree on the hill and discovered that there was a problem with the lights.  The problem seems to be a short.  As the safety of the employees is the highest priority,…

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Winter sports are here!

By Allison Sayer for Seward City News –

The snow sports season has begun on the Kenai Peninsula and in Girdwood. Snow cover in many areas remains light, but Alaskans are still getting out into the Chugach National Forest …

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AVTEC's New Director says Seward's Mountains and Sea Drew Her

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News –

AVTEC has a new Director, Cathy LeCompte. The first female director in the school’s history has come to Seward from Anchorage, where she served six years as the Associate Dean of A…

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Recent News & Information

CAROLING FUN ON WEDNESDAY’s

Join us for some caroling fun on the next 3 Wednesday’s from 4:15pm to 5:00pm.  All ages welcome. The Seward Senior Center carolers will be singing at the following locations  Rez Art on Wed., Dec. 14th; Mt. Haven/Wesley Commons on Wed., Dec. 14th; and Seward Community Library lobby on Wed., Dec. […]

Contest for Alaska writers

Contest for Alaska writers

From ADN: 35th Annual Statewide Creative Writing Contest Over $800 in Cash Prizes! The University of Alaska Anchorage and the Alaska Dispatch News will partner with the Alaska Center for the Book to once again present Alaska writers the opportunity to compete in this annual event. Winning entries will be […]

Adult Basketball Officials  Needed

Adult Basketball Officials Needed

Adult Basketball Officials Needed for the City of Seward Parks and Recreation Department Certified Referee: $45 per game (Become certified at asaa.org) Non-Certified Referee: $25 per game For more information Contact Austin Ledford aledford@cityofseward.net or 907-362-4011 Seward Sports Officials Association (SSOA) Seward Parks & Recreation Department (SPRD)   Classified Ad […]

Seward Community Choir Concert December 8th

The 35-member Seward Community Choir will hold it’s annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 8 at 7 PM sharp at the Rae Building Auditorium. The concert is free, with a food donation for the He Will Provide Food Pantry suggested. Cookies will follow the concert. We have some bells, a […]

The Road to Home: How the Cookery Came to Be

The Road to Home: How the Cookery Came to Be

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News –  I sat down with Kevin and Stacey Lane in their well decorated and spaced restaurant on Fifth Avenue yesterday afternoon. Their signature Hot Lunch Program had finished and they were in the midst of prepping for the next day and Friday night […]

Status of the Christmas Tree on the Hill

Status of the Christmas Tree on the Hill

On Monday the City Electric Department checked the Christmas tree on the hill and discovered that there was a problem with the lights.  The problem seems to be a short.  As the safety of the employees is the highest priority, staff will not be sent up the mountain for repairs […]

The Lieveling in better times

The Lieveling in better times

  Back in 2013, I watched the Lieveling bravely sail through a storm in Resurrection Bay to the safety of the Seward Boat Harbor. What a shame she was grounded on the beach a few days ago! I am glad the mariner was OK, and thankful for the skilled US Coast Guard […]

Frost Crystals Destabilize Snow

Winter sports are here!

By Allison Sayer for Seward City News – The snow sports season has begun on the Kenai Peninsula and in Girdwood. Snow cover in many areas remains light, but Alaskans are still getting out into the Chugach National Forest and surrounding areas. Alyeska Resort opened officially on Thanksgiving weekend. Ted’s […]