Featured

Humpback whales lunge feeding

Humpback whales lunge feeding

It’s always a treat to hear humpback whales breathe, see the explosive misty plume, watch them majestically cruise along, then wave their powerful flukes before sounding. Today, I watched what appeared to be a mom and a juvenile do all of the above from shore. White clouds of kittiwakes and other gulls shrieked above them, diving on […]

Seward High Seahawks Take Off at State

Seward High Seahawks Take Off at State

When Seward High School track star Hunter Kratz began to race the 3200m at the state finals in Palmer, he knew immediately something was wrong. Normally one of the fastest athletes in the state in this event, Kratz finished with a time of 10:05.46, well-behind his expectations. After the event, […]

"Disembodied" Graphite on paper by Christopher Judd. Photo: Michelle Strubeck

A Fabulous First Friday in Seward

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News- First Friday was another success as local businesses opened their doors to showcase the talents of many area artists. Each venue offered something unique and creative making the rest of us wish we had that special talent. No matter what your taste in […]

Historic Glass Bottle Bearing JA Baughman's name. Photo: Michael Hankins

Pioneer Seward Doctor: A Story in Glass Bottles

“Pioneer Seward Doctor: A Story in Glass Bottles” is an essay by Michael Hankins. Mr. Hankins grew up in Alaska and graduated from East High School in Anchorage in 1972. He wrote this essay out of a desire to share his experiences with the current Seward community, and for his children and […]