KMTA National Heritage Area Launches Book by Historian Doug Capra Seward—The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area announces the publication of The Spaces Between: Stories from the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords by Doug Capra. This book is the first in a series of original titles that will be published by the KMTA National Heritage. To celebrate the launch, the […]
The United States Coast Guard celebrated its 224th birthday on Monday, August 4, 2014, and invited area residents and visitors to tours of the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang and the Coast Guard Cutter Healy. The CGC Healy is a medium icebreaker designed for scientific research in both the Arctic and Antarctic poles. Measuring approximately 420 feet in length, it can accommodate […]
Super Saturated Sugar Strings Album Release Tour Resurrect Art Coffee House Friday August 8th @ 7pm $10 at the door (come early to get your seat!) “Our new album, HEART-SHAPED LEAVES, is here! We’re in the middle of our summer tour so come to a show and pick one up or get it on iTunes. Hope you LOVE it and […]
Deadhorse HWY will be performing at the Yukon Bar on August 8 & 9 starting at 9PM. Deadhorse HWY is Dylan Lee Johnston, Galen Ballinger, Dusty Santamaria & Wyatt Wooding. They are a roots & blues based experimental rock-n-roll band formed in Portland, Oregon. For more information about the band, please visit http://deadhorsehwy.com/.
The Seward Seahawks Athletic Booster Club held their 11th annual golf tournament on July 26th. This event is the Club’s single largest fundraiser of the year for the high school’s athletic programs. One of the best things about this tournament, aside from its monetary value, is that it truly is a fun gathering of Seward folks along a few players […]
For more information, please visit: http://www.kenaiwatershed.org/film_fest.html
Cooperative Extension Service is offering Free gauge testing, Tuesday, August 5 from 4 – 6 pm at the Seward Community Library.
Heidi Zemach for SCN – Four high school exchange students visiting from Seward’s Sister City: Obihiro, Japan, are exploring American culture and hospitality this week-Seward style. When the exchange students make their annual visit, as has been occurring for the past 40 years, they are treated to life with a host family, often with adults or teens who have visited […]
The public is invited to help the Coast Guard celebrate a happy birthday by opening up the Coast Guard Cutter Healy and the Coast Guard Cutter Mustang for public tours from 1pm-5pm on August 4. Please come and wish the Coast Guard a Happy Birthday!
Subway Tri-Harder-Thon Letter of Thanks! Seward Parks and Recreation hosted Seward’s 3rd Adventure Challenge Sat, July 26th. Tri-athletes from around the state paddled 5 miles on Kenai Lake, ran 6.3 miles on the Iditarod trail (Long Lake) to Meridan trailhead then hopped on their bikes and rode 18.6 miles to the finish line across the bay at Spring Creek day […]
Shawn LaRose will be performing at the Yukon Bar beginning at 9PM on August 1 & 2. Shawn is a one man band that sings and plays guitar over pre-recorded backing tracks. A favorite throughout Alaska, he’s been performing for over 20 years. Visit his website at http://www.shawnlarose.com/home.html.
All proceeds support training for firefighters and EMTs in the Seward/Moose Pass area. This event has sold out for the last three years, so don’t wait! Call 224-3445 for your tickets today!
Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release - Some people judge the end of summer by the weather, some by events. For all you die hard Fishermen and women out there you know summer is coming to an end when the Seward Silver Salmon Derby rolls around. The last big event for the summer, so plan for it! August 9th-17th. Prizes […]
First Friday Art Walk Lineup for August 1 Zudy’s Cafe: Stan McNight, Jean Schwafel, & Carol Souza~Original Paintings and Pastels Also Nick Zweifel~Photography Seward Properties: Mackenzie Barnum~Photography Resurrect Art: Fiona Ritter~Black & White Portrait Photography Cover to Cover: Pinky Bleth~Jewelry & Fabulous Cupcakes Tember Eliason~Original Paintings Suzi Towsley~Photography Starbird Studio: Vladimir Zhikhartsev~Watercolors Ranting Raven: Wendy Smith-Wood~New Silk Creations Eight Arms Printing Co.: Bjorn Olson~”Corners of Alaska”~Adventure […]
Wednesday, July 30, 9:00 am – 10:00 am Join this free one-hour teleconference to hear how residents of Aamjiwnaang First Nation, an Aanishinaabek community located near Canada’s “Chemical Valley” near Sarnia, Ontario have been exposed to a range of harmful pollutants from the 63 petrochemical refineries that surround it. The community has an alarmingly low number of baby boys being […]
Filmmakers from Fairbanks, Juneau, Sitka, Soldotna and Anchorage descended on Seward for their annual pilgrimage to the Balto Film Fest (BFF). Created to develop meaningful networking and workforce development opportunities in conjunction with anticipated curriculum for students of the Balto School at the Jesse Lee Home, the BFF has quickly made a reputation of being a filmmaker’s film fest. An […]
Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release - Seward, AK – July 23, 2014 – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is proud to announce Alaskan artist Ray Troll as recipient of the 2014 Ocean Ambassador Award as part of the Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards. The Ocean Ambassador Award was created to recognize an individual or organization that has made outstanding contributions in […]
The third annual Balto Film Fest kicks off tonight with an evening of adventure, focusing on the real life drama of the Alaskan outdoors. Learn to get the most out of your Go Pro. University of Alaska professor DB Palmer teaches the first and only adventure film making degree program in the State. Palmer will be at the Seward Library/Museum […]
Alexis De Leon for Seward City News – Anyone can create a comic book. At least this is the mantra Kaisa Leino promotes. Leino traveled from Helsinki, Finland to Seward, Alaska earlier this summer in order to help Dr. Tuula Hollmen with her research at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Returning to the SeaLife Center for a second summer, Leino decided […]
Come celebrate Alaska Nellie’s Birthday at the Seward Senior Center, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 31. This event is held in remembrance of Alaska Nellie, a vibrant historical figure and pioneer roadhouse operator instrumental in the continuing construction of the Alaska Central Railway, a relationship that carried right on through to the days of the modern Alaska Railroad. […]
Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, AK – July 23, 2014 –The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its 16th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run/Walk on Saturday, August 2. The fundraiser supports the rescue and rehabilitation mission of the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. This has been a busy year for the stranding program, admitting one spotted seal, two sea otter […]
Matt Hopper and German painter/musician Peter Piek will perform at the Res Art on July 27 at 7PM. Tickets are $10 at the door. Matt Hopper is a singer/songwriter and guitarist for The Roman Candles. He began playing guitar in high school near Hatcher Pass, AK. The Roman Candles has included over 100 members since inception in the late 90s. Hopper […]