Category: Featured

Seward’s Top Stories from 2016

Seward’s Top Stories from 2016

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – It’s time to say goodbye to a fabulous 2016. Seward City News is grateful for your readership and interaction on the site and around town. We feel fortunate to be a resource for Sewardites and those visiting our lovely community. On our […]

Chair 6. Photo: Alyeska Resort/Ralph Kristopher

Alyeska Opens Chair 6

By Allison Sayer for Seward City News – Before the lifts opened on Wednesday, December 21, a small crowd of mostly Girdwood locals were waiting on line at the base of Alyeska Resort. The skiers waiting for the lifts to open were chatty and friendly. Many had not seen each […]

Winter has Begun: Solstice Photos Around Seward

Winter has Begun: Solstice Photos Around Seward

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – This week in Seward has been a relatively quiet one, as many of us celebrate the winter holidays, including Winter Solstice and Christmas. It’s been a fortunate time to be in Seward, with the fantastic weather that we’ve been having, including fresh […]

Our New Podiatrist: Dr. Harry Cotler

Our New Podiatrist: Dr. Harry Cotler

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – Dr. Harry Cotler, of Soldotna, will be serving our Seward Community on a recurring basis with his podiatry clinic operated out of Providence Hospital every 4-6 weeks. He plans to be back in Seward the last week in January, likely Wednesday, January […]

Team Moosebots. From Left: Jack Lindquist, Trevor Guernsey, Casey Bryden, Alejandro Sanchez, Jean Clarisse Tapase,  Aly Guernsey, Francisco Sanchez

Moose Pass Robotics Team Earns Trophy

Submitted by Wendy Bryden – This past Saturday, seven Moose Pass students (the Moosebots) returned home from the First Lego League Robotics Anchorage Qualifier with a team trophy. This year’s First Lego League (FLL) theme is Animal Allies. In the competition the students design, build and program a robot using […]

The Road to Home: How the Cookery Came to Be

The Road to Home: How the Cookery Came to Be

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News –  I sat down with Kevin and Stacey Lane in their well decorated and spaced restaurant on Fifth Avenue yesterday afternoon. Their signature Hot Lunch Program had finished and they were in the midst of prepping for the next day and Friday night […]

Status of the Christmas Tree on the Hill

Status of the Christmas Tree on the Hill

On Monday the City Electric Department checked the Christmas tree on the hill and discovered that there was a problem with the lights.  The problem seems to be a short.  As the safety of the employees is the highest priority, staff will not be sent up the mountain for repairs […]

Frost Crystals Destabilize Snow

Winter Snow Sports are Here!

The winter sports season has begun on the Kenai Peninsula and in Girdwood. Snow cover in many areas remains light, but Alaskans are still getting out into the Chugach National Forest. Alyeska Resort opened officially on Thanksgiving weekend. Ted’s Express and the Bear Cub Quad (Chair 3 and Chair 4) […]

The Grazing Moose

Seward’s Small Business Saturday

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – Saturday, November 26th is Small Business Saturday in Seward and around the United States. The program was started in 2010 by American Express and they continue to promote the day as an opportunity to support our local economies. It’s estimated that 95 […]