Alaska Gov. Bill Walker interview with Seward City News

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News —

Alaska’s Gov. Bill Walker visited Seward last Friday, Aug. 26, to meet with Seward’s City Council members and answer questions from the public. Following his Q & A, Gov. W…

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Exit Glacier face crumbles

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News –

Weeks of heavy rain and a warm summer have undermined a large stretch of Exit Glacier’s terminus.

See below for a video report from Exit Glacier

For years most of the mel…

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AVTEC gym takes center stage at Monday's city council meeting

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News —

Seward’s Parks and Recreation issue simmers on as citizens asked their city council to give Alaska Vocational Technical Center another chance.

The council had a room full o…

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More Than Just a Race, 25 Years of Lost Lake Run

By Spencer Burgin for SCN –

Some races are just bigger. Not bigger in the sense of distance or difficulty—just in the terms of importance. The Lost Lake Breath of Life Run, is one of those competitions that goes far be…

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Crystal Serenity heads out of Seward for NW Passage

The luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity with up to 1700 passengers and crew set sail from Seward last night shortly before 11 pm. The trip through the Arctic’s fabled Northwest Passage is expected to take 32 days and end in N…

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Recent News & Information

Recent death in Seward investigated as a homicide

The body of James Woods, age 58 of Wasilla, was discovered 0n August 22nd, 2016 near the Polar Seafoods Processing Plant in Seward.  Alaska State Troopers Spokesperson Megan Peters confirmed that the death is being investigated as a homicide. No additional information, including cause of death, was available. While Anchorage, just […]

Seward High Art: Cairn Building

Seward High Art: Cairn Building

Seward High has adopted a new block schedule, allowing for longer class periods, which suits art class well. We have begun the year exploring making art in and with our natural environment with the creation of cairns. We started the first day connecting art to problem solving by building marshmallow […]

Exit Glacier face crumbles

Exit Glacier face crumbles

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – Weeks of heavy rain and a warm summer have undermined a large stretch of Exit Glacier’s terminus. See below for a video report from Exit Glacier For years most of the melt-water and rain runoff from the glacier flowed out from under […]

Call for Mural Painters

Call for Mural Painters

The Seward Mural Society is thrilled with this year’s beautiful design of two very large puffins by Master Artist, Liza McElroy. When finished, this will be one of the largest community painted murals to enhance Seward. The Seward Mural Society is once again looking for Volunteers to help paint on […]

PHIL A201–Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL A201–Introduction to Philosophy

The term ‘philosophy’ is all around us.  People ask, “What’s your philosophy on this?” or “What is your philosophy of life?” All teachers have a written example of, what is called, their “teaching philosophy.”  In the news we hear presidential candidates crack jokes that philosophy is useless.  Nonetheless, the title […]

Refuge to Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas

Refuge to Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas

In reply refer to: 16-014 NEWS RELEASE August 23, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge TELEPHONE: (907) 262-7021 Email: kenai@fws.gov SUBJECT: Refuge Open Wood Cutting Permit Areas The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) is offering personal use firewood permits for the Ski Hill Road, Funny River Road, and […]