Articles by: Jason Aigeldinger

Rachel Dow set to play key role in Mount Marathon Race

Rachel Dow set to play key role in Mount Marathon Race

  By Jason Aigeldinger for Seward City News – I had the privilege to sit down with Rachel Dow last week to discuss and record some of her perspective on the Mount Marathon Race. Seward has always fielded a collection of homegrown athletes that consistently show up, keep up, and  are often victorious over the ever increasing number of professional mountain […]

July 3, 2014 ·
Cooper Landing Artist Offers Window Into ‘Mountain Livin’

Cooper Landing Artist Offers Window Into ‘Mountain Livin’

By Jason Aigeldinger for the SCN – I interviewed artist Katie Feichtinger back in April at Sackett’s Grill off the Sterling Highway. We spoke casually as she used a wood burning pen to draw a map of the Kenai River on the establishment’s bar top. Along with the lines that represent the course of the river, Feichtinger also added names of the […]

May 29, 2014 ·
The view of the harbor from the deck of Chinooks Cask and Compass Bar.

Cask and Compass Bar Set to ‘Elevate’ Harbor Saloon Scene

By Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – Chinooks owners Captain Dan Butts and Lori LeMaster are about to take local beverage culture to the next level. Literally. Earlier this month, the couple opened the Cask and Compass Bar, located on the second floor of the popular restaurant situated in the Seward small boat harbor. Patrons can expect unobstructed views of the […]

May 13, 2014 ·
Zudy’s Offers a Solution to Local “Soup Dilemma”

Zudy’s Offers a Solution to Local “Soup Dilemma”

By Jason Aigeldinger for Seward City News – Homemade soups full of healthy ingredients will anchor down the menu at one of Seward’s newest dining establishments. Zudy’s, the brainchild of Moose Pass residents Judy and Jan Odhner, will be open for business later this month. The establishment is situated in the old railroad depot east of the Alaska Sealife Center. […]

April 14, 2014 ·
Game Changer: Local Culinary Couple Take the Helm at Seward Brewing Company

Game Changer: Local Culinary Couple Take the Helm at Seward Brewing Company

By Jason Aigeldinger for  Seward City News – They’ve both been around town awhile. There is a real solid chance you’ve enjoyed a meal he’s prepared. She has no doubt poured you a drink or two at some point over the past eighteen summer seasons. And now they have a brewery to call their own. Chef Erik Slater and General Manager Hillary Bean […]

April 12, 2014 ·
Moose Pass & Seward Postmasters Retire on Friday

Moose Pass & Seward Postmasters Retire on Friday

By Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – Marcia Shea, the beloved Postmaster of Moose Pass will retire on Friday March 21. Shea has spent the last thirty years manning what can be viewed as the epicenter of the small Kenai Peninsula community of roughly 220 residents and said that she has truly enjoyed serving the community she loves. “I have the […]

March 19, 2014 ·