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New Puffin Mural Has Hatched!

New Puffin Mural Has Hatched!

Seward is the official Mural Capital of Alaska, and the next stupendous mural is well underway. The theme for this year’s Seward Mural Society project is Puffins. Giant puffins! Master Artist Liza McElroy has two other beautiful murals installed in Seward on Railway Avenue: “Windows to the Bay” at the […]

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

It is almost time for our Meet the Candidates evening. Where:  Seward Community Library – Community Room When:  Thursday September 15th Time:  5:30 pm – 7:30 pm  (with the forum taking place at 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm) Who:  Dale Butts – Rissie Casagranda – John Hull – Marianna Keil […]

Seward City Council recap and pregame

Seward City Council recap and pregame

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News — Before the most recent city council meeting, on August 22, Gov. Bill Walker had yet to visit Seward and Exit Glacier was in the process of washing away. On the morning of a Special City Council meeting, below is recap of August’s final council meeting […]

Exit Glacier’s face crumbles

Exit Glacier’s face crumbles

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – Weeks of heavy rain and a warm summer have undermined a large stretch of Exit Glacier’s terminus. See below for a video report from Exit Glacier For years most of the melt-water and rain runoff from the glacier flowed out from under […]

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 […]