Is there a comic artist inside you, just waiting to emerge? Would you like to learn more about the comics as a genre or as an art form? Or do you just want to try something new and spend your Wednesday evenings doing something fun and creative? Join us for a five week comic workshop offered by Kaisa Leino who […]
Independence Day Celebration Schedule of Events Thursday July 3rd 12 – 8 PM Food & Crafts booths open on Adams Street 5 – 8 PM Bib pick-up at Seward High School 7:00 PM Auction for Men’s and Women’s Race at SHS 7:45 PM Mt. Marathon Race® Safety Meeting at Seward High School Midnight Spectacular Fireworks by Lantis Fireworks on the […]
Please join us at the “Walking Taco” Stand on on July 4th in the parking lot of Dr. Moriarty’s dental office. Our stand will open at 9AM until we sell out. Walking Tacos are being sold to raise money for the DAN MCDONALD NEW LUNGER TEAM for the Lost Lake Race on August 23. If you don’t know what walking tacos are— […]
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 […]
SUBWAY Tri-Harder-Thon Sat, July 26th! Seward’s Own Adventure Triathlon…5 Mile Kayak, 6.3 Mile Run & 18.6 Mile Bike, to sign up for this EPIC Race go to www.signmeup.com/99270 Race starts at9am on Kenai Lake at Primrose Campground/Day Use area (Mile 18 of the Seward Hwy). Sign up early for best rates, sorry no on-site registrations. Water portion: Kayak 2.5 miles out and 2.5 back on […]
On the final day of the Seward Halibut Tournament, Oleg Gozobohenno from Moscow, Russia, took the lead by bringing in a 312.2 halibut with Captain Andy on the CrackerJack Voyager. The Seward Halibut Tournament ends at 8pm this evening.
PUBLIC WELCOME! Catch up with your fellow racers and friends while you fuel up for the big day! Featuring pasta with meat or veggie sauce, green salad, fresh rolls from Great Harvest Bread Co., dessert and beverage Thursday, July 3rd, 5:00-7:00 PM Seward High School $10 per plate ~Pasta feed sponsored by Seward Nordic Ski Club~ All proceeds […]
The Seward Flotilla, USCG Auxiliary invites you to join the membership in the celebration of 75 years of saving lives in America on Saturday 28 June 2014 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Harbormaster Plaza, 1300 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664 There is no formal program. Do join us for a piece of cake The […]
AVTEC held a graduation for students in the Culinary and Heavy Equipment/Diesel programs on June 20. Congratulations!
Alaska troubadour Hurricane Dave returns to Seward for a Fourth of July performance at Resurrect Art Coffee House (“RezArt”). The Anchorage-based singer-songwriter, whose quirky original songs about Alaska have made him popular among both tourists and locals, will perform outdoors in the courtyard, weather permitting, after the Independence Day parade (roughly 3 p.m.). If it rains, he will play inside. […]
Room on the Broom The classic picture book written by Julia Donaldson & illustrated by Axel Scheffler now has a wonderful animated film. Date: Friday, June 27th Time: 3:00 PM Location: Library Museum, Community Room Free All Ages Welcome! Max Lang, an Oscar nominated producer/director, will present his new animated short film which recently won the International Kids Emmy for […]
Seeking Master Gardeners or Landscape Architects for Small Park projects The City of Seward is seeking one-page proposals from qualified gardeners to submit ideas and install park or garden projects the summer of 2014. Interested gardeners should include program ideas, resources and proposed, detailed budget. Seward Parks & Recreation is seeking small projects such as maintainable rock gardens or similar […]
A Day of Ukulele Immersion in Seward For all wanna be ukulele players a day of ukulele immersion on June 28th 2014 Ukulele Russ from Fairbanks will be giving two workshops: Beginners 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Beginners Plus 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm Each session is $20 or $30 for both To register contact Dan at email@example.com (please put ukulele in the subject line) Live […]
New Seward Halibut Tournament Leader: Mark Callister from Excelsion Springs, MO brought in a 260.6 lb Halibut this weekend, fishing on the “One Day” For more information about the Seward Halibut Tournament, please visit the Seward Chamber of Commerce website: http://www.seward.com/welcome-to-seward-alaska/signature-events/halibut-tournament-june/
Photos contributed by Jason Aigeldinger – What started out as a day with a heavy downpour, residents and affiliates of the Moose Pass Sportsmen’s Club continued on with their annual Moose Pass Summer Solstice Festival in full spirits. But as happy festival-goers filed in, the gray skies lifted and the mountain tops exposed their white peaks of fresh snow. The festivities […]
LIVE MUSIC! GREAT FOOD! BEER GARDEN! BAKE SALE! VENDORS! MUGS & T-SHIRTS! AUCTION! RAFFLE! CARNIVAL! LOTS OF FUN FOR EVERYONE! ———————————————————————- MOOSE PASS Summer Solstice Festival June 21st & 22nd, 2014 MUSIC FOR SATURDAY the 21st Gill Hernandez Noon – 12:30PM Pretty Damn Close Band 12:30 – 2PM […]
Celebrate the summer solstice with the American Red Cross of Alaska. Board Major Marine’s Star of the Northwest and enjoy a 4 hour wildlife cruise, door prizes, dinner buffet, and a silent and live auction. You can purchase tickets for the wildlife cruise at the Alaska SeaLife Center’s ticketing counter. If you buy your tickets at the SeaLife Center, the American Red […]
Interested in shaping the future of Seward? Join the club; sponsored by the Seward Chamber of Commerce. This months topic: Energy. See flyer below for more details.
Press Release – The Mt. Marathon Race Committee is seeking hearty, fit individuals who are willing to perform the duty of sweeping the race trail at the completion of each race, Junior, Women’s and Men’s, on the Fourth of July. Interested volunteers please contact Erin Lemas at the Seward Chamber of Commerce at 907-224-8051 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM More than three years after the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan, questions remain about how much radioactive material has been released and how widely and quickly it is dispersing across the Pacific Ocean. Join Ken Buesseler, director of the Center for Marine and Environmental Radioactivity at the Woods Hole […]
Hard Drivin’ Bluegrass from the Mountains of Asheville, NC Town Mountain’s Midnight Sun Run: Alaskan Tour 2014 Performing at The Seward Brewing Company on June 24, 2014 Town Mountain Performs Two NEW Original Songs at Suwannee Springfest: “You Ain’t GonnaWorry Me” http://bit.ly/YouAintGonnaWorryMe “House with No Windows” http://bit.ly/HouseWithNoWindows ASHEVILLE, NC– The sound of the award-winning group Town Mountain can best be described as […]
Rally To Repeal from Bjørn on Vimeo. Submitted by Bjorn Olson – On June 14th, a diverse group of concerned Alaskans gathered in Homer to support repealing SB21 – a corrosive oil tax bill that threatens to bankrupt Alaska. Nearly 200 people attended to hear Alaska constitutional framer Vic Fisher speak and march down Homer’s Pioneer Street to the LIO […]
Soldotna — Vote yes? Vote no? The Kenai Peninsula Republican Women (KPRW) invites everyone (women and men) to an informative buffet luncheon in Kenai on Friday, June 20, 2014, to learn about Ballot Measure No. 1: Referendum, An Act Relating to the Oil and Gas Production Tax, Interest Rates on Overdue Taxes, and Tax Credits Voters desire to make excellent […]
On Friday night kids, parents, grandparents, and even a great-grandparent filled the Seward Community Library community room in anticipation as Dan and Zan Raynor of Steven Puppets presented their marionette show, “Beauty and the Beast”. Stevens Puppets performed their show with colorful, handmade puppets, humorous puppeteers, happy kids and laughing adults. Many hope that they will be able to return again […]
Alexis De Leon for the Seward City News – The excitement building at the Yukon Bar is felt throughout Fourth St.; entering the bar it seems everyone in Seward has crammed into the joint for the occasion. Kimya Dawson is the buzz of the town. The former singer/songwriter of the Indie/Folk band, the Moldy Peaches and large contributor to the “Juno” […]