Active Duty Soldiers Honored With a Fishing Tournament

By Mike Bissonette for SCN –

On the 26th of May, the boats of 15 of Seward’s Fishing charters got underway with the single purpose of honoring the men and women of the US military.   Originally the tournament was the b…

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Dead whale removed from cruise ship bow

This afternoon, Karl Van Buskirk, owner of Storm Chasers Marine, and his crew successfully removed the dead whale from the bow of the cruise ship. It took a lot of power to pull the draped whale off. Fortunately, the operatio…

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Dead whale discovered on cruise ship bow

A dead whale was discovered on the bulbous bow of the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam early this morning. Initially identified as a juvenile humpback whale, it is now tentatively identified as a fin whale.

As with the …

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Icicle Seafoods to be sold to large salmon farming company

Icicle Seafoods is to be sold to Cooke Aquaculture, one of the largest farmed salmon companies in Canada.

See this article at Alaska Dispatch News for more information: http://www.adn.com/business/article/big-player-fa…

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Seward Community Library Gears Up For Summer Reading Programs

By Spencer Burgin for SCN –

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” – Maya Angelou.

Seward Community Librarians, Valarie Kings…

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Recent News & Information

Young Life Garage Sale

Young Life Garage Sale

Young Life will be having a Garage Sale this Saturday, June 4th, from 10am – 3pm at Seward City Church (Nash Rd. mile 1.7).  All proceeds from the sale will go to send kids to camp in Oregon June 10-18.  If you want to donate, please drop items off at […]

Dead whale removed from cruise ship bow

Dead whale removed from cruise ship bow

This afternoon, Karl Van Buskirk, owner of Storm Chasers Marine, and his crew successfully removed the dead whale from the bow of the cruise ship. It took a lot of power to pull the draped whale off. Fortunately, the operation was successful. The whale floated just enough to allow the […]

Dead whale discovered on cruise ship bow

Dead whale discovered on cruise ship bow

A dead whale was discovered on the bulbous bow of the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam early this morning. Initially identified as a juvenile humpback whale, it is now tentatively identified as a fin whale. As with the August 19, 2006 incident when the Celebrity cruise ship Summit arrived in port […]

Stalking the Bogeyman coming to Seward

Stalking the Bogeyman coming to Seward

The Seward Arts Councils brings this UAA theater production to Seward on June 5th 7pm at the High School Theater. While working at a newspaper in Denver, Colorado in 2004, David Holthouse published an article about being raped as a 7-year-old boy. Holthouse — a native of Alaska — like […]

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge Opens Tomorrow!

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge Opens Tomorrow!

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge Opens Tomorrow! Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge will open for the 2016 season this coming Saturday, May 28th! Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge is located on the beautiful and remote Fox Island, just a short boat ride from Seward, Alaska. The adventure begins in Seward when you step aboard a […]

Young Life Car Wash

Young Life Car Wash

Young Life will be hosting a free car wash this Saturday, May 28th, from 11-3 at the back of the NAPA Auto Parts parking lot.  Donations are gladly accepted. The money raised will be used to help send 7 high school students to Camp in Oregon June 10-18.

State is asking for Community Input on ESSA

The implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is in full swing. The state is asking for stakeholder input on how ESSA will be implemented in Alaska. The state will be holding a series of webinars to acquire this input. The press release and information on how to attend […]

Featured Local: Jim Craig

Featured Local: Jim Craig

By Mike Bissonette for SCN – Seward has been described as the best kept secret in Alaska.  With the mountains, glaciers, Resurrection Bay, and the rush of the travel season, it is easy to gloss over the depth of incredible stories all around town.  The Small Office of AA Seward Air […]

SBCFSA Regular Meeting 6/6/16

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular meeting Monday, June 6th at 6:00 pm, at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. The agenda includes Presentation by UAF Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, Correspondence from FEMA Regarding KPB […]

Alaska Purchase Centennial Year Sitka Spruce

Alaska Purchase Centennial Year Sitka Spruce

On May 21, exactly forty-nine years ago to the day, seven Boy Scouts from Seward Troop 327 planted a skinny, 4′ tall Sitka Spruce sapling by City Hall to commemorate the 1867 Alaska Purchase Centennial Year. As the 150th anniversary of the purchase of Alaska from Russia approaches, local historian Lee […]

SPRD Press Release May 21

SPRD Press Release May 21

SPRD Bulletin…   Bike Rodeo Thanks! Seward Parks & Rec would like to thank everyone who helped with the annual Bike Safety Rodeo Sat, May 7th. With the help of volunteers and contributors the Rodeo was another fun community event. Thank you to our title sponsor Terry’s Tires and to […]