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Advertise your business while supporting a great cause

Advertise your business while supporting a great cause

Interested in advertising your business while supporting a great cause? The DVSA program is currently seeking sponsors for our first annual “Paws Against Violence” 2017 calendar! Here’s a sneak peek! Earlier this year we had an event to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault; there was a wonderful […]

SHS Football Team Honored with Conference & State Awards

SHS Football Team Honored with Conference & State Awards

2016 Peninsula All Conference Awards Offensive Player of the Year — Mike Wilps, Seward. Coach of the Year — Kelly Cinereski, Seward. Peninsula Conference 1st Team Offense Awards Halfbacks — Michael Wilps, Seward. Tight end — Rhett Sieverts, Seward. Center — Kjell Nilson, Seward. Peninsula Conference 2nd Team Offense Awards Fullback — Nick Woodard, Seward. […]

Seward – Lowell Point Precinct Unofficial Results

Seward – Lowell Point Precinct Unofficial Results

Seward – Lowell Point Precinct 29-170 Unofficial Results (Questioned, Special Needs, Absentee Ballots yet to be counted) 611 ballots cast US PRESIDENT CLINTON    260 TRUMP        252 JOHNSON    52 STEIN        19 CASTLE        8 WRITE INS    14 US SENATOR MURKOWSKI    262 MILLER            132 STOCK            119 METCALFE        80 CRAIG                5 GIANOUTSOS      4 US REPRESENTATIVE LINDBECK          272 YOUNG               243 MCDERMOTT        60 SOUPHANAVONG    19 WRITE INS            4 HOUSE DISTRICT 29 CHENAULT            384 […]

Seward Ocean Excursions, Year-Round Tour Boat Startup

Seward Ocean Excursions, Year-Round Tour Boat Startup

Seward Ocean Excursions is Seward’s newest small-group boat tour operation, offering year-round excursions on Resurrection Bay and beyond. Bixler and Krystin McClure (and their infant son, Lynx), year-round Seward residents with strong family ties to the community, started the business with both locals and tourists in mind. Bixler and Krystin […]

The Path to Seward

The Path to Seward

I’m at my desk in my tiny home here in downtown Seward, writing while I enjoy a day of sunshine. As the fall turns to winter, and we as a town embark towards the quieter, colder winter season, I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Kelley, my husband is […]

First Annual Seward Strong Planning Day is a Success!

First Annual Seward Strong Planning Day is a Success!

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016 twenty-six Seward community members gathered at the Breeze Inn Hotel for the 1st Annual Seward Strong Planning Day to choose two initiatives that will improve the health and wellness of our community. Utilizing a facilitated process developed in Sitka the citizen planners choose one specific […]

The real crew films Sugar Mountain at right, as actor/Channel 11 reporters film left. Heidi Zemach photo

Filmed in Seward, Sugar Mountain to be Premiered at AIFF 2016

Anchorage, AK— The Anchorage International Film Festival (AIFF) is excited to announce the films that will make up the 16th annual program of “Films Worth Freezing For” to be celebrated December 2-11, 2016. After nearly doubling the amount of international, independent films submitted from previous years, AIFF staff are excited […]

AVTEC Gym will be open to the public sporadically

AVTEC Gym will be open to the public sporadically

Seward Parks & Recreation Department will be opening the AVTEC Gym at 519 Fourth Avenue sporadically while the City moves supplies and recreation equipment back into the customer service window.  Openings will coincide with Adult Basketball League schedules, or every Tuesday and Thursday night from 6 pm to 9 pm.  […]

The Black Bear of Lake Louise

Possible Bear Attack in Forest Acres Subdivision

According to resident Wendy Brewi, her younger brother was attacked by a black bear in the Forest Acres Subdivision, near the airport where High School Teacher Ronn Hemstock was attacked last week. In a recent Facebook post on the Seward AK Bear and Wildlife Page, Ms. Brewi stated “Little brother […]

Ronn Hemstock at Seward Municipal Airport during President Barack Obama's 2015 visit.

A Message From Ronn Hemstock

After my recent adventure with the Sow Grizzly I experienced the most outstanding care and professional treatment from everyone.  I would like to thank the Seward Police and Troopers who came to my aid, especially Officer Woodard, who appeared first standing sentry over me which gave me amazing comfort.  I […]

A Brown Bear walks on the pedestrian boardwalk at the Russian River. Photo courtesy of the USFS, Chugach National Forest.

Bear Mauling at Seward Airport [UPDATE]

8:12 AM According to Seward Police Department, a person believed to be walking a dog at Seward Municipal Airport was mauled by a bear at 7AM this morning. The individual was taken to Providence Seward Medical Center and the extent of the injuries were not available. It is also unknown whether […]

The Lagoon. Red oval shows dog's approximate location.

Dog Rescued from Benson Lagoon

At around noon on Tuesday October 25, a group of Seward residents out for a walk on Chamberlain Road noticed a dog in the middle of Benson Lagoon. The dog had apparently fallen through the ice. It was keeping its head above the water, but it was not making progress […]

Inside the AVTEC simulator bridge

AVTEC Maritime Simulator gets a major upgrade

The icebreaker was called in to assist in towing a platform through thick pack ice. One ship was already towing ahead, and a tugboat was trailing behind. The convoy was not making sufficient headway, and the ice was getting thicker. As I drove the icebreaker towards the head of the […]

Seiners on Prince William Sound. Photo: Allison Sayer

What happened to the pink salmon?

By Allison Sayer for Seward City News – Prince William Sound pink salmon fishermen are glad to have this season, described by one captain as “biblically bad” behind them. The salmon harvest was less than 30% of the expected harvest for this year. Prince William Sound was not alone; Kodiak, […]

SPRD Bulletin & Halloween Carnival Information

SPRD Bulletin & Halloween Carnival Information

SPRD Bulletin…  Halloween Carnival The Annual Community Halloween Carnival is coming up Monday, October 31st 6 to 9pm Booth space is now available, reserve your spot today call Josie at jmcclain@cityofseward.net or download a form from our website: carnival-booth-forms www.cityofseward.us   Glacier Family Medicine Pumpkin Prowl at Forest Acres Park Sat, Oct […]