Arts

AVTEC Annual Guest Chef Dinner is on

The AVTEC Annual Guest Chef Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m.  AVTEC holds this dinner once a year and proceeds from dinner provide scholarships to help fund culinary students’ training at AVTEC.  This year the Guest Chef is Chef Eric DuBey from Thirty Six Bistro in Anchorage. This year’s dinner will be paired with Alaskan […]

March 17, 2010 ·

NEWS FROM THE ALASKA SEALIFE CENTER

The Alaska SeaLife Center today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) from artists for outdoor public art pieces that will be installed in a new Waterfront Park in Seward.  The RFP is open to all statewide and national artists, who can submit either existing pieces or ideas for new creations. Total Budget for Art: $50,000 USD Submission Deadline: Monday, May […]

March 16, 2010 ·

Music In Our Schools Month

March has been officially designated by MENC: The National Association for Music Education for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM®), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. MIOSM began as a single statewide celebration in 1973, and has grown over the decades to encompass a day, then a week, […]

February 28, 2010 ·

Seward Elementary Art Show

Video by Josh Thomas An artist residency taught by Justine Pechuzal culminates in an art show.

February 22, 2010 ·
Seward Library Museum project moving forward

Seward Library Museum project moving forward

  By Heidi Zemach for SCN (heidizemach@yahoo.com)                 Seward residents joined Join Jae Shin of ECI/Hyer Architects and Kent Crandall of RISE Alaska for a community presentation of their 35% schematic design for the new Seward community library museum. The meeting was held February 11, in the library basement. The building depicted in […]

February 20, 2010 ·
Shorebird Love

Shorebird Love

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Shorebirds, Copper River Delta, Alaska This flock of shorebirds nearly formed the shape of  a heart.  I captured this last spring and saved it thinking it would be a perfect post for Valentines day – not realizing it would fall on a holiday weekend.  So I thought I would post it today.  It […]

February 17, 2010 ·
Mt. Alice

Mt. Alice

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Mt. Alice, Chugach National Forest, Seward, Alaska. This is another recent photo of Mt Alice at sunset captured this past December.  Maybe I should just call this the Mt. Alice photo blog because I post so many photos of this beautiful mountain.  Really, the subject matter here should be taking a dramatic change […]

February 4, 2010 ·
Full Moon Over Resurrection Bay

Full Moon Over Resurrection Bay

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Full Moon over Resurrection Bay, Seward, Alaska. This was last night’s beautiful full moon rising over Mt. Alice.  The bay was as calm as a lake! Manual exposure of 10 seconds at f/8 and ISO 400.  Canon 1DsIII and 24-105 lens at 47.

February 1, 2010 ·
Alaska Mountain Sunrise

Alaska Mountain Sunrise

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Sunrise over the Chugach National Forest, Seward, Alaska. It has been a little while since I have posted a new photo from Seward.  Here is a recent image captured out or front door of a view that never gets old!

January 27, 2010 ·
The Green Beet: Design with recycle in mind

The Green Beet: Design with recycle in mind

By Jen Ransom for Seward City News My husband and I recently took a whirlwind trip to visit some friends down in Los Angeles. Leaving the little one at my parent’s Oregon home, we flew down to visit America’s sunny city during the worst rainstorm LA had seen in probably 15 years. Skipping a trip to the beach, we spent the […]

January 24, 2010 ·
Snowy Mountain Sunrise

Snowy Mountain Sunrise

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Resurrection Peaks, Chugach National Forest, near Seward, Alaska.

January 8, 2010 ·

Bits of History – A 1911 Seward Christmas

From your friends at the Seward Museum, we hope you enjoy this latest installment in the ‘Bits of History’ series.  Please join Lee Poleske for this week’s look into the past as a young and vibrant Seward, Alaska celebrates Christmas during the winter of 1911.  The video may also be viewed on YouTube at following address:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIQpMn6ZcN0 Merry Christmas and […]

December 22, 2009 ·

Stocking Stuffers Play This Weekend

Do you remember the Christmas story about the first time female elves were hired to work in Santa’s workshop?  How about the saga of Donner and Blitzens’ tireless campaign to move from ‘caboose’ to the front of the sleigh?  And that time when Grandma got run over by a reindeer?  Well, once you sit in on the heated court battle […]

December 18, 2009 ·
Alpenglow

Alpenglow

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Alpenglow on Resurrection Peaks, Chugach National Forest, near Seward, Alaska. This is looking North, directly away from one of the most amazing sunrises I have ever seen in Seward – the same morning of my recent post on sunrise over Resurrection Bay.  This has to be the most dramatic, colorful alpenglow I have […]

December 14, 2009 ·
A Rousing Thank You From Your Local Choirs!

A Rousing Thank You From Your Local Choirs!

What an event! It was so wonderful to see so many people at the Winter Wonders Concert on Thursday Night. The choirs would like to thank each and every one of you for sharing that evening with them. Please keep your eyes peeled to Seward City News for upcoming events! Once again, thank you so very much, and Happy Holidays!

December 12, 2009 ·
Sunrise over Resurrection Bay

Sunrise over Resurrection Bay

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Sunrise over Resurrection Bay, Seward, Alaska. Like my last post, this was also captured last Sunday morning.  The clouds first started turning pink at 8:30 a.m.  Yesterday’s post was captured at about 9:30.  And, the first light of day wasn’t until after 10:00.  We had hours of amazing light! This is one of […]

December 9, 2009 ·
Stormy Seward!

Stormy Seward!

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Big waves, high tides and hard winds hit Resurrection Bay yesterday, Seward, Alaska. These benches sit along a bike trail on the Seward Waterfront.  The bike trail should be visible in the photo, but it is buried under a foot of water, mud and rocks.  This wave actually broke over the tops of […]

December 3, 2009 ·
Winter Photography

Winter Photography

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog The mountains of the Chugach National Forest barely emerging from the clouds last weekend, near Seward, Alaska. Again today it is blowing and snowing hard outside.  I thought it might be a good time of year to share some older posts on winter photography. First, I think anyone who may be doing any […]

December 1, 2009 ·

Seward High School Drama Presents

The One That Got Away A Comedy in Two Acts Saturday, December 5th Sunday,    December 6th Monday,   December 7th Doors open at 6:30 p.m. – Show begins at 7:00 p.m. $7.00 Individuals/$20.00 Families A headline in the state newspaper reads: “Annual Women’s Fishing tournament Experiencing Record Number of Participants.”  This news is great for women who love the sport of fishing.  […]

November 30, 2009 ·
White Friday

White Friday

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Snow covered alders and trees, Seward, Alaska. We have received a lot of snow over the last couple of days, and it keeps coming down!  As a photographer, and avid cross country skier, I love it! Believe it or not, this is a color photo.

November 30, 2009 ·

Central Peninsula Garden Club

Central Peninsula Garden Club monthly program meeting, is Tuesday, December 1st. “First Comes the Dream, the history of Trinity Greenhouse” presented by Ron and Dan Sexton.  Beginning with “Trinity Campers” in the 1960’s and their greenhouse adventure, Ron and Kathy Sexton and Dan and Juli

November 16, 2009 ·

These photos are from the Veteran’s Day Concert at Seward Elementary School.

November 16, 2009 ·
Cobbling together a music education

Cobbling together a music education

    (By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News)   The music room at Seward Elementary School fills with youngsters opening trombone, clarinet, trumpet and flute cases, eager to play during recess one recent Thursday. Following warm-ups, Kyle Schneider starts his beginning band with rhythm exercises. The students clap out written rhythmic patterns. Growing confident as they begin to understand, […]

November 15, 2009 ·

Peninsula Garden Club

Central Peninsula Garden Club monthly program meeting, Tuesday, November 3rd. “Apple Growing in Alaska” presented by Dwight Bradley of Bradley Orchards in Chugiak.

October 26, 2009 ·

News from the Central Peninsula Garden Club

CENTRAL PENINSULA GARDEN CLUB Bonus Program & Workshop. Rock Garden Construction and Alpine Plants, presented by Jaime Rodriguez, owner of the Alpine Garden Nursery in Wasilla and President of the Alaska Rock Garden Society.  Learn how to construct the rock part of a rock garden and the names of Alaska hardy alpine plants that love to grow in them. Jaime […]

October 17, 2009 ·