A winter bicycle commuter comfortably rides a Kenai Peninsula road on a cold mid-winter day. Photo: Bjørn Olson.

Winter Bicycle Commuting

by Bjørn Olson- Bright lights from an approaching vehicle cast a long shadow ahead of me. I was riding my bicycle on an icy road; the light grew brighter and my shadow more defined. I felt apprehension as the vehicle advanced from behind, at full speed. With no shoulder to […]

Mountain View Sports Huge Sale

Mountain View Sports Huge Sale

SHOP LOCAL – SAVE BIG! MOUNTAIN VIEW SPORTS HUGE 3 STORE SALE Now Through BLACK FRIDAY! Grundens and Carharts 30% to 50% Off Many other brand names 20%-30% Off Mountain View Sports is at 207 4th. Ave in Seward    

Seward Nordic Ski Club – Outdoor Gear & Ski Swap

Seward Nordic Ski Club – Outdoor Gear & Ski Swap

The Seward Nordic Ski Club’s annual Outdoor Gear Swap will take place on Saturday, November 11th at the Seward Elementary School Gym from 11:00a to 1:00p. There will be a gear drop on Friday from 3:00p to 5:00p. Save time by swinging by Mountain View Sports beforehand to pick up […]

Photo: Bob Bolton with a plug of northern tundra soil from the Seward Peninsula extracted during a field trip in early September 2017. To Bolton’s left are Anne Gust Brown, Jerry Brown, Lydia Vaughn of the University of California Berkeley and Amy Breen, like Bolton a scientist with the International Arctic Research Center at UAF. Photo: Evan Westrup.

When Jerry Brown came to Nome

by Ned Rozell- A few Alaska researchers recently accepted a surprise assignment of giving Jerry Brown a tour of the Seward Peninsula. The California governor was stopping in Nome on his way to a meeting in Russia. The 79-year-old environmentalist and leader of a state that resembles a progressive nation […]

Seward's Teen and Youth Center hosted their popular goldfish game with youth and adult volunteers. Photo: Kelley Lane.

Annual Halloween Carnival Delights Locals

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News- Tuesday night’s annual Seward Halloween Carnival enjoyed high attendance. The event, hosted by the City of Seward Parks and Recreation Department, was held at the 20,000 square foot cruise ship terminal from 6 to 9 pm. The carnival featured booths constructed and hosted by local […]

The Zombie Shakespeare Cast. L to R: Rachel Banse, Chad Bonnet, Jim Doepken, Christy Everett Jordan, Sailor Terry, Daisy Terry, David Paperman. Photo: Justine Pechuzal

The Drama of the Undead: Zombie Shakespeare at Chinook’s

by Justine Pechuzal for Seward City News- Two unusual nights of fright, Elizabethan theatrics and culinary delight recently overtook Chinook’s restaurant at the Zombie Shakespeare Dinner Theater event.   This tradition of spook-themed drama was first started by Port City Players five years ago when they performed Edgar Allen Poe […]

Time-Lapse Video of Seward Mural

Time-Lapse Video of Seward Mural

Last winter I spent several months painting the wildlife mural that now hangs on the west side of the Harbor 360 Hotel. I took photos of the mural in-progress throughout the painting process and compiled them into this short video (3 and a half minutes). Very often the public only […]