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Paintings from Seward High and Seward Middle School

Paintings from Seward High and Seward Middle School

Here is a sampling of paintings done by Seward Middle and Seward High School students!  The middle schoolers hand mixed all their colors in acrylic paint using only red yellow and blue.  The high schoolers experimented with different techniques such as applying salt, rubbing alcohol, saran wrap and tissue paper […]

Alaska to Cuba

Alaska to Cuba

By Kari Anderson for Seward City News – Some girls impulse purchase shoes. Unfortunately, I impulse purchase plane tickets… So, when my travel amiga told me that Alaska Airlines was beginning to offer service to Cuba, I booked myself onto their 5th flight into Havana without hesitation. I’m writing this […]

Resident Trumpeter Swan Family Returns

Resident Trumpeter Swan Family Returns

This afternoon, our resident Trumpeter Swan family, two adults and 3 cygnets (of the original 7 cygnets) flew over the Lagoon past the houses on the cliff. What a surprise for anyone who happened to be looking out their window to see them stroking past at eye level! The swan family […]

Desert Hiking in Winter: The San Diego Trans County Trail

Desert Hiking in Winter: The San Diego Trans County Trail

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – In Seward, there are many ways that residents deal with the darkness and cold of winter. This winter, significant snowfall has returned recreational opportunities in the form of snowshoeing, skiing and snowmobiling to our community’s repertoire of winter activities. Other people change […]

Typical La Niña winters in North America. Image courtesy of NOAA climate.gov. Drawn by Fiona Martin.

El Niño, La Niña, and Alaska Temperatures

By Allison Sayer for Seward City News – It doesn’t take a climate scientist to tell that this winter in Southcentral Alaska has been colder than the past two winters. The Kenai Peninsula is buried in snow, and much of the interior has experienced the prolonged cold the old timers […]

Notice for All Seward Harbor Boat Owners

Notice for All Seward Harbor Boat Owners

The recent storm dumping more than two to three feet of snow in the Seward area boat owners need to be aware and take action. If you own a boat in the Seward Harbor you should have it shoveled off soon. The current forecast states that it will warm up […]

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 […]