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City Council wrestles with AVTEC access

City Council wrestles with AVTEC access

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The City of Seward has options but no guarantees as it seeks recreational facilities to replace AVTEC. Citizens, city council members and several City staff felt compelled to comment on Seward’s Parks and Recreation withdrawal from Alaska Vocational Technical Center’s recreation facilities […]

In Memory of Ronald Jackson

In Memory of Ronald Jackson

Ronald B. Jackson of Seward/Lawing passed away peacefully, July 30th with his loving wife and children by his side at the age of 85. Ron was born September 22, 1930 in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. Ron spent his time as a youth hunting and fishing around Cape Cod. After High school […]

World Class Pastries and Cakes Come to  Seward!

World Class Pastries and Cakes Come to Seward!

On July 1, For Goodness Cakes! opened its doors for the first time in Seward. Primarily focusing on exquisite cakes, For Goodness Cakes! also provides the very finest in French pastry. Owner, Susan Willet, said, “We wanted to open when we first got to Seward six years ago. But the timing was not […]

SeaView Community Services is Looking for an Accountant and Service Provider

SeaView Community Services is Looking for an Accountant and Service Provider

  SeaView Community services is looking to hire a new Lead Accountant and a Direct Service Provider.  See the classified ads below for details. Lead Accountant: http://sewardcitynews.com/classified-ads/show-ad/45/lead-accountant-seaview-community-services/seward/employment/ Direct Service Provider: http://sewardcitynews.com/classified-ads/show-ad/47/direct-service-provider-seaview-community-services/seward/employment/t/

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The history of Alaska’s Iditarod Race is now safe. Local Iditarod Race pioneer and patriarch Dan Seavey wrote his new book, “The First Great Race,” to preserve foundational story of Alaska’s Last Great Race. He and fellow mushers of the Aurora Dog […]

Play outdoors with Pokemon Go

Play outdoors with Pokemon Go

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – It’s a huge thing. A new game from Nintendo called Pokémon Go. The game has increased its developer’s stock value by up to $10 billion. Seward has missed out on many high-tech fads; Uber, high-speed fiber optic internet. Pokémon is an interesting […]

A mountain goat visits Seward Small Boat Harbor July 16, 2016.
Steve Fink photo.

Wild Mountain Goat Visits Seward Harbor

Moose cruise through town often. Bears visit occasionally. Porcupines, river otters, yes we get those too. But mountain goats? A wild mountain goat made its way to Seward Small Boat Harbor this afternoon with Animal Control Officers in hot pursuit. See the video below. It then made its way to […]

AVTEC Gym scheduled to close to the public

AVTEC Gym scheduled to close to the public

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – There are differing opinions as to whether or not Seward residents will have access to the AVTEC gym facilities. The City of Seward says that in little more than two weeks time, August 1,  Alaska Vocational Technical Center will close its recreational facilities to […]

Mount Marathon Race 2016 Video

Mount Marathon Race 2016 Video

I compiled some Mount Marathon Race footage shot by SCN into a video for fun and historical purposes.  Some emphasis is on local Seward runners which will be a continuing theme that we improve upon for future MMR events. -Steve    

Alaska Film Fest announces Film Schedule

Alaska Film Fest announces Film Schedule

Alaskan Film makers will once again be descending on Seward the last weekend of July in four film competitions. On Saturday, July 30th, at 7:00 pm free screenings of the Features Competition will be seen at the UAF Marine Science Center Rae Building at 201 Railyway Avenue.  Shorts take the […]