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Get Gardening with Seward’s New Community Garden!

Get Gardening with Seward’s New Community Garden!

Construction of Seward’s new Community Garden, Garden by the Bay, is officially underway, and thanks to an outpouring of community support we are making great progress!  This week 43 individuals have turned out to help install weed barrier, build garden beds and lay gravel, together donating over 164 person hours […]

Seward’s Housing Crunch Continues

Seward’s Housing Crunch Continues

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – It’s no secret that we have a housing challenge here in Seward. The shortage of adequate, high quality and varied housing is a common topic around town and thus when City Council scheduled a work session on the topic, the Seward Community […]

Ms Gene’s Place: A Local Jewel Nets a New Chef

Ms Gene’s Place: A Local Jewel Nets a New Chef

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – On a Sunday evening, amidst steady rain, we set off for a walk from our house in downtown Seward to Hotel Seward’s longtime, locally loved restaurant, Ms Gene’s Place, named as a tribute to the property’s’ former owner, Gene Snowden. Before we […]

Xtra Puffs Puffin Mural Reception

Xtra Puffs Puffin Mural Reception

Sunny skies greeted the 5 pm reception on Saturday for Seward Mural Society’s most recent mural, the spectacular, 32′ tall “Xtra Puffs” by Master Artist Liza McElroy. The giant mural features a Tufted Puffin (“tough guys wear black”), and a Horned Puffin. Many of the volunteer artists were able to attend the […]

Spot Prawns. Photo: AMCC Catch of the Season CSF

Fish Factor: NOAA Fisheries Economics, Hope for Tanner Fishery, Seafood for Alaskans, Chris Oliver Takes NMFS Top Post

By Laine Welch- NOAA Fisheries Economics Report The U.S. seafood industry’s contribution to the nation’s economy sank a bit, while Alaska’s output increased slightly and dollar values held steady. An eagerly anticipated annual report released last week by NOAA Fisheries measures the economic impacts of U.S. commercial and recreational fisheries. […]

Plots Available in Seward’s New Community Garden!

Plots Available in Seward’s New Community Garden!

After a successful community garden Kick-Off event and seed starting workshop this past weekend, Seward’s new community garden, Garden by the Bay, is happy to  announce that we are accepting entries from anyone interested in gardening a plot in the new community garden this summer!  Interested gardeners should complete the […]

Well-Deserved Retirement for Penny Duncan

Well-Deserved Retirement for Penny Duncan

The following article was written by Seward High School junior Elena Hamner.  To view more school news, please visit http://shstoday.org/ Penny Duncan has held the position as head custodian at Seward High School for a little over 20 years. Day in and day out, she has patrolled the halls keeping our […]

Petrosius Breaks SHS High Jump Record

Petrosius Breaks SHS High Jump Record

The following article was written by Seward High School students Tanis Lorring and Megan Koster.  To see a video clip of the high jump and read more student news, please visit http://shstoday.org/ At the SHS home track meet on April 25, sophomore Coral Petrosius broke a thirty-year school record for the […]