Participants came from Seward, Anchorage, and some came from as far as California to attend the annual Healthy Lifestyles Gathering, sponsored by Quetekcak Native Tribe. In addition to a community potlatch at the Branson Pavilion featuring halibut and hamburgers, there was dancing and drumming by a diverse group of Alaska Native and American Indian drummers. The annual gathering is to […]
Join us for an evening of stories, history and people. The Friends of the Seward Library will be having a book signing and Q&A with local author/historian Doug Capra. Doug is launching his new book, The Spaces Between, Stories From the Kenai Mountains to the Kenai Fjords. Starts at 6:30 pm for the Friends membership, this is a benefit of […]
Congratulations to John E. Kennedy of New Palestine, IN, who won the 2014 Seward Silver Salmon Derby with his 17.67 salmon that he caught on the Got Fish in Cheval Narrows. A list of other winners is online on the Seward Chamber of Commerce website at http://www.seward.com/welcome-to-seward-alaska/signature-events/seward-silver-salmon-derby-august/.
A Moroccan distance swimmer, and ambassador for the protection of the coasts, visited Seward August 14th to share his unusual challenge of linking all of the world’s continents together by swimming across the open oceans from one to the other. Hassan Baraka, 27, looking fit, lean and speaking with a heavy accent, addressed participants of at the University of Wyoming […]
This coming Saturday, August 23 is a day you won’t want to miss! For just $60 you get a cruise on Resurrection Bay, prime rib & salmon dinner, and the opportunity to bid on some great auction items. PLUS you’ll be supporting Seward and Moose Pass firefighters and EMTs. And did someone say door prizes?! Could this evening get any […]
The Seward Friends of the Library are pleased to present author and retired nurse Cathy Cuenin on Thursday, August 14, 2014 for a book signing and Q&A about her book, “The Way I Walk: From Tugboat to Transplant.” Friends of the Library members are invited to attend at 6:30 p.m. Members of the public are welcome to join at 7 […]
John Kennedy of New Palestine, IN, is the current leader in the 2014 Seward Silver Salmon Derby. His 17.67 lb silver was caught on the Got Fish at Cheval Narrows. Carl Bergstrom (17.41 lb silver) is in second place and Eric Dubey (17.00 lb silver) is in third place.
On Day 2 of the 2014 Silver Salmon Derby, Kenneth Lester from Ferndale, WA, took the lead with his 16.8 lb silver salmon caught on the Rainisong in Driftwood Bay. Jim Corttell from Anchorage has moved down to second place.
August 9, 2014 – Jim Corttell from Anchorage Alaska is the current leader in the 2014 Seward Silver Salmon Derby after catching a 16.66 lb silver on the CoHo LoCo near Caines Head. Second place is held by Gene Duillo of Springfield, Missouri, with his 15.93 lb silver salmon. Emma Johnson of Anchorage, Alaska, is back and fishing to keep […]
The public is invited to celebrate an important milestone with Kenai Peninsula College, Kenai Peninsula Borough and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. To mark fifty years of service to the Kenai Peninsula, the three key organizations are hosting a community barbecue from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at KPC’s Kenai River Campus in Soldotna. Everyone is invited. In […]
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 […]