Events

Flooding in Seward!

The Lowell creek waterfall has breeched its banks! City worker Mike Moore continues the struggle to save the bridge connecting Seward to Lowell Point. As workers struggle through the night, the question remains: will the bridge hold up to the relentless debris thrown down from lowell creek drainage? So far, […]

2012 Seward Festival ~ Artist Profile

2012 Seward Festival ~ Artist Profile

It’s rare to find an artist that is equally inspiring in word, sound and presence, but it is precisely this musical hat-trick that Hawkins Wright pulls off with effortless grace. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter does not take his title lightly. “Song is the spark that gets people to listen,” he says, […]

Oil Spill Advisory Council Coming To Seward

Oil Spill Advisory Council Coming To Seward

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Seward residents will have the opportunity to play a part in an oil spill prevention and cleanup planning process, and to meet the citizens from Alaska’s coastal communities who were also impacted by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, and who are still working to see […]

Registration Open: 2012 Seward Holiday Arts and Craft Fair

Arts and crafts vendors, non-profits, community groups, churches, local merchants — now is the time to register to participate in Seward’s premier holiday shopping event.  The 2012 Seward Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair will take place Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Seward Cruise Ship Terminal. The 2012 […]

Thank you, Seward businesses!

Thank you, Seward businesses!

The Phoenix Chapter of the Alaska State Firefighters Association would like to express our sincere gratitude to the many local businesses that donated to support our dinner cruise and auction on Saturday, August 25.  The Phoenix Chapter is a combined effort of Bear Creek, Moose Pass and Seward Fire Departments, […]

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, […]