Jr. Mt Marathon Runner's Story; 'The Slip'

The Slip
By Brook Wedin

In dim lights that set a soft glow into the warmth of my one-man coffee shop, I sat and watched as rivers of rain raced down the window, blurring out the beautiful scene of mountains that begged to…

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13 June 2016 City Council meeting sets agenda for the future

By Mike Bissonette for SCN –

With flags at half-staff, on a bright sunny Monday night, a moment of silence in honor of the fallen from the Orlando terrorist attack was observed prior to getting down to business as usual.

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Therapy Services Help Seward Kids Receive Care They Need

Rosemary Youngblood bounds into the Speech and Occupational therapy room at Providence Seward Mountain Haven, her flyaway hair in multiple braids and a big smile on her face. She’s heading straight for a rehabilitation ladder…

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Tugboat Tan'erliq puts on a water show

This evening around 6:45, the 140′  tugboat Tan’erliq put on an impressive waterworks show just south of the Seward Boat Harbor, complete with rainbows. More than just a pretty display, it displayed the range, force, and nimb…

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Mount Marathon Race: A Challenge for All Ages

By Millie Spezialy –

The Mount Marathon Race is unique in many ways, one being that it welcomes all ages, from 7 year olds to 80 plus seniors. In 2015, two Alaskan women, Allie Ostrander, 19, and Ellyn Brown, 63, separ…

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Join Team Tuffy!

Join Team Tuffy!

Alaska SeaLife Center is now hiring for the positions of Security Officer, Seasonal Custodian, and Postdoctoral Researcher (Ecological Modeling). Join a fun team working together for a great cause! Click here for details!

Holland America Line is now accepting grant applications

Holland America Line is now accepting grant applications

Applications are now being accepted by the Holland America Line and Princess Cruises Community Advisory Boards (CABs) for grants to local service and non-profit groups in six communities within Alaska and Canada: Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Seward, Sitka, and the Yukon. The CABs consists of local civic and business leaders who advise […]

Hurricane Dave performs June 25

Singer-songwriter Hurricane Dave will perform Saturday night, June 25 at Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery, 3rd & Church. The free concert, which begins at 7 p.m., is the quirky Alaska troubadour’s only scheduled appearance in Seward this summer. Hurricane Dave is best known for his Sarah Palin-inspired anthem, “Please Don’t […]

Race to clear Lowell Creek

Race to clear Lowell Creek

A small crowd gathered to watch the action at Lowell Creek Sunday night as the brown, thundering waterfall continued to dump huge quantities of silt, gravel, rocks and boulders into the creek, threatening the bridge on Lowell Point Road. A yellow bulldozer clattered up and down the creek below the bridge, […]

Lowell Creek waterfall surging

Lowell Creek waterfall surging

Recent sunshine and then heavy rain has swollen all the local creeks and rivers as the mountainsides drain into the watershed. The inner bay is brown with silt and sediment discharged from Fourth of July Creek, Resurrection River, Scheffler Creek, Lowell Creek, and Spruce Creek. Lowell Creek is particularly impressive as […]

Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour Tuesday June 21

Please join us for the 11th annual RBHS Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour this Tuesday, June 21st, beginning at 10:30 PM at the American Legion cemetery, behind the Chamber of Commerce.  Lee Poleske and his assistant, Sue McClure, will lead the group through 10-11 grave-sites, reading obituaries from local newspapers.  The […]

Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival 2016

Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival 2016

Saturday, June 18, Music Lineup Destiney Hawley Band            Noon – 1:30 The Ava Earl Band                  1:30-3:00 The Pretty Damn Close Band  3:00 – 5:00 The Shoot Dangs                   5:00 – 7:00 Full Tilt                                  7:00 – 9:00 Food starts at 12:00 and the beer garden is from 12:00 to 9:00 on […]