This adventure was sent to SCN from photographer/videographer Bjorn Olson of Homer: On the evening of summer solstice, 2016, Kim McNett and I launched our sea kayaks from our home in Homer and spent the next month exploring our “backyard”. Our kayak route took us to Seward where we joined […]
Moose cruise through town often. Bears visit occasionally. Porcupines, river otters, yes we get those too. But mountain goats? A wild mountain goat made its way to Seward Small Boat Harbor this afternoon with Animal Control Officers in hot pursuit. See the video below. It then made its way to […]
This evening around 6:45, the 140′ tugboat Tan’erliq put on an impressive waterworks show just south of the Seward Boat Harbor, complete with rainbows. More than just a pretty display, it displayed the range, force, and nimble maneuvering of the salt water fire fighting response. The Crowley Marine Services tug is a […]
Check out the beautiful new bronze statue of renowned pioneer dog musher Jujiro Wada by Fifth and Railway Avenue near the Alaska Sealife Center. The detailed sculpture was commissioned by the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers. It was created by Pat Garley, assisted by Colleen Wake, of Arctic Fires Bronze Sculptureworks of Palmer, Alaska. […]
NEWS FROM www.RedChairTravels.com and Bear Lake Lodgings B&B Contact: Patricia Perry, 907-224-2288, stay@BearLakeLodgings.com The Red Chair Makes Coast-to-Coast Journey Move over Flat Stanley, the Red Chair is the newest travel icon Seward, Alaska –Where travelers once held photos of Flat Stanley in unusual places, photographers now shoot photos of a humble red chair. Long […]
GRAY WHALE-WATCHING CRUISE SPECIAL FOR SENIORS FRIDAY, MAY 6th, ON RESURRECTION BAY, 12:00pm-4:00pm, IN HONOR OF OLDER AMERICANS MONTH (MAY). Discounted tickets of $38 each are being offered to seniors age 60 and older to enjoy a gray whale-watching tour aboard a Major Marines vessel. The discounted tickets are offered to seniors of Seward, Moose Pass, and […]
A massive landslide occurred recently on Mt Benson. The impressive scar and debris is easily viewed from the highway and dump road. Carol Griswold
Local charter boat captain Devin Putney along with local videographer Josh Thomas, were film crew and cast in a National Geographic documentary about the ecosystem in Prince William Sound, 26 years after the oil spill in the region. Well known killer whale researchers Dr. Craig Matkin and Eva Saulitis were also […]
After torrential rains, the supersaturated soil on the steep mountainside along Lowell Point Road gave way this afternoon at a new spot around 2 pm. The huge slide, about mile 1.5, included a massive spruce tree, snapped in half, mud, and rocks. Public Works does not plan to start clearing […]
A few photos of the Seward Polar Bear Jump. I’m sure there are a zillion more! Carol Griswold
Blue-black clouds rolled in from the Gulf of Alaska all day in a series of squalls, delivering fat, swirling snowflakes. An unidentified skier took advantage of the accumulated snow to enjoy a beautiful ski along the bay on the waterfront path. Happy Winter! (click on photo to enlarge) Carol
These large, seemingly happy turkeys were seen strutting around their Camelot Subdivision neighborhood on Thanksgiving.
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Seward Nordic Ski Club Membership Social featuring: 11th Annual Back Country Film Festival Soup, Bread, Beer, Raffle Prizes Saturday, November 14th – 5:30 at the Rae Building We need people to bring soup and baked goods. Thanks for all your help! SNSC
I was fortunate to see Woody in September, swimming with two sleek females in the sunny, outdoor pool. My family enjoyed watching Seward’s first sea lion grow up from a frisky 5 year old to a massive, magnificent adult. Countless visitors enjoyed his antics and grace, awed by his presence gliding […]
“Closing In” A Brown Bear closing in on a Silver Salmon, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska. Can you see the splash from the escaping silver salmon? The post Closing In! appeared first on Photo Blog – Niebrugge Images.
Travel blogger Katie Bell visited Seward this summer and posted about her experience, and its all good: http://theworldonmynecklace.com/2015/10/05/seaside-seward-and-riding-the-alaska-railroad/
From John Coffey: “I put this compilation together. Mostly taken right here in Seward over the last 3 years. Enjoy!” To see more of Johns work, visit his web site: http://www.oceanadventurevideo.com/
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – A cozy scenic gem lies just 12 water taxi miles away from Seward. Kayakers Cove, a hostel and paddlers’ paradise owned and run by Mike and Raylene O’Connor since 1998, is not for everyone. Only those hardy adventurous souls who love to kayak in […]
Despite a high of 64º yesterday, beautiful fall colors on the surrounding mountainsides wordlessly speak of falling temperatures. Look for termination dust when the clouds lift!