Seahawk Fundraisers: Dessert Auction and Green and Gold Sale Feb 1-3

Seahawk Fundraisers: Dessert Auction and Green and Gold Sale Feb 1-3

Booster Club Dessert Silent Auction The Seward Seahawk Booster Club is sponsoring its annual Dessert Auction on Friday, Feb. 2nd, during the Seahawk Classic basketball tournament. Donations of cakes, cookies, Valentine’s gifts, bread, chocolates, etc., are now being accepted. Donated items should be marked that they’re for the auction.  Aside from baked […]

Sea otter eating a crab. Photo by Allison Sayer.

Fish Factor: Sea Otters, CFEC Seats, and Fish Trends

by Laine Welch- Sea otters and their devastating impacts on Southeast Alaska shellfish were among the many emotionally-charged topics at the state Board of Fisheries marathon meeting running from January 11-23 in Sitka.  The Board was set to address 153 proposals for state subsistence, commercial, sport, guided sport, and personal use fisheries for the […]

AGING MASTERY PROGRAM® to begin new session

AGING MASTERY PROGRAM® to begin new session

A  new 10-week session of the Aging Mastery Program® will begin Thursday, February 8th, 12:45-2:15pm, at Seward Senior Center.  Adults age 50+ are invited to take this free course to learn how to navigate longer lives.  Developed by the National Council on Aging, the program encourages mastery—developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved […]

Cordova Harbor. Photo by Allison Sayer.

Fish Factor: Fishing Picks and Pans of 2017

by Laine Welch- For 27 years this weekly column has featured news for and about Alaska’s commercial fishing industry. It began in 1991 in the Anchorage Daily News and now appears in more than 20 news outlets across Alaska, nationally and in the UK. Today, Alaska fishermen and processors provide 65 […]

Kodiak Fisherman To Sell From the Docks

City Council says Kodiak fishermen can sell seafood from their boats Mitch Borden/KMXT At its regular meeting last night, the Kodiak city council passed an ordinance to allow local fishermen to sell seafood on Kodiak docks. Last year, the city was given a petition asking it to revise a city […]

Angel Tree Wrapping Party tomorrow (Dec. 16)

Angel Tree Wrapping Party tomorrow (Dec. 16)

Seward Angel Tree Wrapping Party Saturday, December 16 12-2 pm @ Seward Fire Department Join the volunteers of Seward Fire Department tomorrow! You bring the holiday cheer, we’ll bring the wrapping materials, cookies, coffee, and hot chocolate. This is the day we wrap up all the gifts that the generous […]

Kerry Schutter of the Cookery won an award at this year's Beers by the Bay event, held in Seward. Photo by Kelley Lane.

Cookery Chef Wins with Local Foods

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- On a breezy Saturday night in early November, Sewardites and out-of-towners gathered for a celebration “with friends, food, and fermented beverages,” as the Alaska Sea Life Center website described the Beers by the Bay (BBTB) event. The evening boasted an invite-only appetizer chef-off […]