Alaska

Kwiniuk, near Elim, with Tohru Saito. Photo by Ned Rozell.

Alaska Hot Springs, Far and Wide

by Ned Rozell- KANUTI HOT SPRINGS — After a few hours of skiing through deep snow, Forest Wagner and I smelled a tuna sandwich. We knew we were closing in on warm pools of water. From the frozen Kanuti River, we moved along an open stream up toward Kanuti Hot […]

Walk Across Alaska with Boys and Girls Club

Walk Across Alaska with Boys and Girls Club

Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula invite all elementary school children to “Walk Across Alaska”! With support from a grant from Providence Seward Medical Center and through the nationwide Triple Play Program, children are challenged to log miles from April 4-May 18. All elementary school children (preschool through […]

Public Testimony Teleconference Opportunity on Operating Budget April 6

Teleconference on the State Operating Budget: Seward time slot is 3:30 to 4 pm with Glennallen and Homer on Friday April 6. For more information please contact the Seward Legislative Information Office at 907-224-5066, 855-824-5066 (toll free) or Seward.LIO@akleg.gov. (S)FINANCE Standing Committee* Apr 06 Friday 1:30 PM SENATE FINANCE 532 + HB 286 APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS TELECONFERENCED — […]

Scholarship award up to $1500

Scholarship award up to $1500

Scholarship opportunity is currently available for Seward-area students, ages 16 to 21, who have been schooled in or near Seward for at least two years and have their own current library card. Applicants for this scholarship must do more than fill out a form. He or she must also demonstrate […]

Community Book Read and Workshop for Writers, April 21st

Community Book Read and Workshop for Writers, April 21st

Community Book Read and Writers’ Workshop with Libby Fisher Hellman is scheduled for Seward on April 21, 2018. Hellman will read from her recent publication War, Spies and Bobby Sox. This book presents three novellas about women who discover that the tumultuous effects of war were not confined to the […]

View of downtown Seward from Resurrect Art Coffee House, a local gathering place for Sewardites of all ages, a resiliency asset in our small town

Locals Build Seward’s Strength

by Kelley Lane for Seward Prevention Coalition– Winter can be emotionally and financially challenging in Seward. Fewer hours of daylight can affect mental health and our winter job market makes employment more difficult to obtain. These two factors alone can have far reaching impacts on the health and wellbeing of […]

Aurora is space weather made visible. Photo by Ned Rozell.

Space Weather: Havoc Caused by the Sun

by Ned Rozell- Space weather affects snowplow drivers carving through Thompson Pass in a whiteout, Iowa farmers dropping seeds of corn, and wedding planners who release white doves during the ceremony. These and other customers subscribe to daily forecasts from the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado. Rodney […]

Travis Beals competing in the Willow 300. Photo courtesy of Julia Redington.

Travis Beals and Sarah Stokey Race into 2018

by Justine Pechuzal for Seward City News- Winter for Alaskan recreationalists is a special time for skiing, snow machining, ice skating, or, if you’re a serious dog musher, racing.  Travis Beals and Sarah Stokey of Seward’s Turning Heads Kennel are no exception.   Most recently, both mushers completed the Tustamena […]