Events

Youngsters Readily Embrace Native Cultures, Traditions

Youngsters Readily Embrace Native Cultures, Traditions

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News Seward youngsters from pre-school through the 6th grade spent an hour in school Thursday, August 30th clapping, making seal grunts, laughing uproariously, getting into traditional Native Alaska (Inuit singing and Yup’ik dance) and Greenland culture. Pamyua, pronounced “bum-yo-ah,” a popular Anchorage performing group, visited […]

Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day

SEWARD POLICE DEPARTMENT TAKING BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS SEPTEMBER 29 AT SAFEWAY On September 29, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Seward Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially […]

Tagged Prize Silver Caught by Sewardite!

Tagged Prize Silver Caught by Sewardite!

NEWS FLASH The $50,000 tagged fish was caught by Mike Rogers from Seward Alaska!!   Top 3 Silver Salmon Derby as of Saturday, August18, 2012 16.14 Earl Cagle 15.71 Tristan Borneman 13.37 Roger Groth The Seward Silver Salmon Derby® is one of the oldest and largest fishing derbies in the […]

August 25 dinner cruise tickets still available!

Only one week left to get your tickets to the ASFA Phoenix Chapter fundraiser dinner cruise taking place on Fox Island! Set sail with us on Saturday, August 25, 2012!  All proceeds directly support firefighter and EMT training in the Seward/Moose Pass area. For more information about the Phoenix Chapter and […]

LIVE: Horse Feathers

LIVE: Horse Feathers

RAIN OR SHINE DON’T MISS SATURDAY’S FREE CONCERT at the HARBOR MASTER’S OFFICE!!! Click the link below to see the press release published earlier this week: Free Summer Music Series

Summer Music Series presents: Horse Feathers

Summer Music Series presents: Horse Feathers

Portland, Oregon based folk rock band, Horse Feathers, are making their way to town on Saturday, August 18th for the last installment of the inaugural Seward Arts Council Summer Music Series.  If you missed our June and July performances by Andres Zamarippa and Grits & Gravy, you will definitely not […]

Sportsfishing vessels head out at 6 a.m. for day one of the Silver Salmon Derby (Robert Stovall photo)

Silver Salmon Derby Underway

First thing this morning, as a sunny day dawned on the horizon, charter boats, and private fishing boats filled with eager anglers headed out into Resurrection Bay, hoping to catch that one special Silver (or Coho) salmon. The Seward Silver Salmon Derby, a big Seward Chamber of Commerce summer event, […]

Seahawk Golfers Have a Swinging Good Time

Seahawk Golfers Have a Swinging Good Time

                            On Saturday, July 28th, Seahawk golfers had a swinging good time at the 9th annual Seward Seahawks Athletic Booster Club’s Golf Tournament.  The tournament was held under sunny blue skies in Soldotna at the Birch Ridge […]

Seward Senior Center honors Alaska Nellie

Seward Senior Center honors Alaska Nellie

Seward honored one our most famous pioneer women ‘Alaska Nellie’ at a Strawberry Shortcake birthday party, July 23, at the Seward Senior Center. Alaska Nellie was famous for many things but amongst them all was her homegrown strawberries. She always invited everyone for a Strawberry feast at her annual birthday […]

Mt. Marathon Race Highlights

Mt. Marathon Race Highlights

It was a slick, muddy, brutal race up and down Mount Marathon this year, with some accidents and ambulance-rescues in each of the three races. Folks arrived muddied and bloodied at the finish line, but smiling and proud of their accomplishments. Holly Brooks, of Anchorage won the Mount Marathon women’s […]

Mini Mt. Marathon Race Winners 2012

Here are the results of the running of the 23rd Mini Mt. Marathon Races.  If you look at the names, you will see some of them come from running families.  Who knows – maybe they’ll become future Mt. Marathon Race winners! Name                  […]

Mike Smiley's Halibut Wins Tournament

Syracuse Man Wins Halibut Tourney

Mike Smiley of Syracuse, New York has good reason to be smiley. He won the Seward 2012 Halibut Tournament. His 196.6 lb halibut took 1st place. He caught it June 24th aboard the ProFish-N-Sea, with Captain Woody Wedin. Wedin was also the winning captain in last year’s tourney. Chris Bautsch […]

Independence Day Parade Information

Interested in having a float in the 4th of July parade this year? Well it’s not too late, but it will be soon! Call Jacob at the Seward Chamber of Commerce (224-8051) if you’d like to participate. We’re looking for anyone with a cool and/or soon-to-be-decorated vehicle who wants to support […]

Halibut Tourney Leader

Halibut Tourney Leader

Seward, Alaska, June 25, 2012 – There’s a brand new leader in the Seward Chamber of Commerce’s 2012 Halibut Tourney! Mike Smiley (you bet he is!!) of Baldwinsville, NY fishing aboard a ProFish-n-Sea charter with Capt Woody Wedin brought in a 196.6 lb halibut on Sunday to gain top place […]

Youth Environment Fundraiser

Youth Environment Fundraiser

Seward’s own Hunter Doan, a Seward High School Sophomore, joins Emily Brease from Healey Alaska, and East Anchorage Senator Bill Wielechowski as the keynote speakers of the Alaska Youth for Environmental Action organization fundraiser Wednesday night in Anchorage, hosted by Deborah Williams. Doan was a youth delegate for AYEA’s 2011 […]