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Therapy Services Help Seward Kids Receive Care They Need

Therapy Services Help Seward Kids Receive Care They Need

Rosemary Youngblood bounds into the Speech and Occupational therapy room at Providence Seward Mountain Haven, her flyaway hair in multiple braids and a big smile on her face. She’s heading straight for a rehabilitation ladder and hops up the steps, counting 1-2-3 until she reaches the platform. Then, back down […]

Tugboat Tan’erliq puts on a water show

Tugboat Tan’erliq puts on a water show

This evening around 6:45, the 140′  tugboat Tan’erliq put on an impressive waterworks show just south of the Seward Boat Harbor, complete with rainbows. More than just a pretty display, it displayed the range, force, and nimble maneuvering of the salt water fire fighting response. The Crowley Marine Services tug is a […]

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Mount Marathon Race: A Challenge for All Ages

By Millie Spezialy – The Mount Marathon Race is unique in many ways, one being that it welcomes all ages, from 7 year olds to 80 plus seniors. In 2015, two Alaskan women, Allie Ostrander, 19, and Ellyn Brown, 63, separated in age by over forty years, set Mount Marathon records. Ostrander, 19, broke […]

NPS Celebrates 100 Years in Seward!

NPS Celebrates 100 Years in Seward!

Kenai Fjords National Park would like to thank the Seward community for celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service with us!  It was an evening of good food, friends, inspiration, music, and arts.  Special thanks to Dot Bardarson and Jennifer Headtke of the Seward Mural Society, Master Artist Byron […]

Dead whale removed from cruise ship bow

Dead whale removed from cruise ship bow

This afternoon, Karl Van Buskirk, owner of Storm Chasers Marine, and his crew successfully removed the dead whale from the bow of the cruise ship. It took a lot of power to pull the draped whale off. Fortunately, the operation was successful. The whale floated just enough to allow the […]

Dead whale discovered on cruise ship bow

Dead whale discovered on cruise ship bow

A dead whale was discovered on the bulbous bow of the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam early this morning. Initially identified as a juvenile humpback whale, it is now tentatively identified as a fin whale. As with the August 19, 2006 incident when the Celebrity cruise ship Summit arrived in port […]

Featured Local: Jim Craig

Featured Local: Jim Craig

By Mike Bissonette for SCN – Seward has been described as the best kept secret in Alaska.  With the mountains, glaciers, Resurrection Bay, and the rush of the travel season, it is easy to gloss over the depth of incredible stories all around town.  The Small Office of AA Seward Air […]

New bronze statue for Seward

New bronze statue for Seward

Check out the beautiful new bronze statue of renowned pioneer dog musher Jujiro Wada by Fifth and Railway Avenue near the Alaska Sealife Center. The detailed sculpture was commissioned by the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers. It was created by Pat Garley, assisted by Colleen Wake, of Arctic Fires Bronze Sculptureworks of Palmer, Alaska. […]

Meet Meghan Williamson: Seward Middle School Math Teacher

Meet Meghan Williamson: Seward Middle School Math Teacher

Submitted by Seward Schools Site Based Council – Get to know your Seward schools! Today we are featured Seward Middle School Math Teacher, Meghan Williamson 1. Tell us about your academic or work background: I have an associate’s degree in science – specialization in engineering. I realized that the engineering field […]

Exciting Opportunity: Ocean Science For High School Students

Exciting Opportunity: Ocean Science For High School Students

Submitted by Marc Swanson: EXCITING OPPORTUNITY: SERIOUS OCEAN SCIENCE FOR SERIOUS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS The Seward Marine Center / UAF School of Fisheries of Ocean Sciences is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for Seward area students currently in 8 th -11 th grade that are interested in exploring marine science. During […]