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Oct 3 2017 City of Seward Ballot Information

Oct 3 2017 City of Seward Ballot Information

***REMINDER that in order to be eligible to vote for the October 3, 2017 Municipal Election, you must be registered to vote in the Seward Precinct.  The last day to register to vote or change voter registration is September 3, 2017 ((with the State of Alaska), or September 1, 2017 […]

KPB State Senator Micciche. Photo courtesy of Senator Micciche.

Seward’s Senator Micciche Pays A Visit

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- Last Friday, Senator Peter Micciche paid a surprise visit to the Seward Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, which is held bi-monthly at the Breeze Inn. Micciche has served as the Kenai Peninsula’s state senator since 2013 and the Senate majority leader since January of […]

Shelby Roy proudly showing off her trophies. Photo: Michelle Strubeck.

Catching Up with Shelby Roy

by Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News- Catch her if you can! The last time I met with Shelby Roy, Seward’s drag racing sensation, she was having a dream season. Shelby added another trophy to her collection on the July 16th Junior Dragster event. She was the runner up on […]

Snow River Glacier Dam Jökulhlaup

Snow River Glacier Dam Jökulhlaup

The snow river glacial dam has burst and is in the process of draining, dumping millions of gallons of water into Snow River.   Also known as a Jökulhlaup: A glacier outburst flood resulting from the failure of a glacier-ice-dam, glacier-sediment-dam, or from the melting of glacier ice by a volcanic […]

Black Bear. Photo Courtesy of US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Seward Experiences Spike in Urban Bear Activity

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- Seward has experienced unusually high levels of black bear activity in the past few weeks. Residents have reported seeing animals in most parts of the Seward city limits, especially in the subdivision of Forest Acres. Just two weeks ago, a black bear walked […]

Go Inside Spring Creek Prison

Go Inside Spring Creek Prison

Go inside Spring Creek Correctional Center with Alaska Public Media for a conversation with the inmates, staff, and the public about preparing for life after prison. FREE, Tuesday, September 26 at 7 PM. Visit Alaska Public Media for more information: http://www.alaskapublic.org/2017/09/14/upcoming-community-in-unity-spring-creek/  

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- August and September are typically rainy months in Seward. This year has been on target with most of the past month including substantial precipitation. Each time that it’s not actively pouring sheets of rain, I get out of my house and rejoice that […]

Black Bear Wanders into the Breeze Inn Lobby

Black Bear Wanders into the Breeze Inn Lobby

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- On Sunday afternoon, just before 3pm, an adolescent black bear walked into the Breeze Inn, located near the Boat Harbor in Seward. The bear entered the lobby through the back door, which was propped open while housekeeping and maintenance was being done on […]

Emma Lee Moore, a Senior and Varsity runner at Seward High School, after successfully finishing her fourth race of the cross country season.

Seward High Hosts Cross Country Meet

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- The town of Seward played host to hundreds of runners this past summer, including the recent Lost Lake race, which took place on a course made muddy from Seward’s tremendous rainfall. On September 8, Seward once again played host to dozens of runners. […]