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Mount Marathon Race: A Challenge for All Ages

By Millie Spezialy – The Mount Marathon Race is unique in many ways, one being that it welcomes all ages, from 7 year olds to 80 plus seniors. In 2015, two Alaskan women, Allie Ostrander, 19, and Ellyn Brown, 63, separated in age by over forty years, set Mount Marathon records. Ostrander, 19, broke […]

NPS Celebrates 100 Years in Seward!

NPS Celebrates 100 Years in Seward!

Kenai Fjords National Park would like to thank the Seward community for celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service with us!  It was an evening of good food, friends, inspiration, music, and arts.  Special thanks to Dot Bardarson and Jennifer Headtke of the Seward Mural Society, Master Artist Byron […]

June 1: Centennial Celebration and Mural Unveiling

June 1: Centennial Celebration and Mural Unveiling

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1, Kenai Fjords National Park would like to invite the Seward community to gather in celebration of the National Park Service 100th anniversary.  As part of the celebration, the park is honored to have National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis provide his vision for the next 100 years of […]

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge Opens Tomorrow!

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge Opens Tomorrow!

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge Opens Tomorrow! Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge will open for the 2016 season this coming Saturday, May 28th! Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge is located on the beautiful and remote Fox Island, just a short boat ride from Seward, Alaska. The adventure begins in Seward when you step aboard a […]

Featured Local: Jim Craig

Featured Local: Jim Craig

By Mike Bissonette for SCN – Seward has been described as the best kept secret in Alaska.  With the mountains, glaciers, Resurrection Bay, and the rush of the travel season, it is easy to gloss over the depth of incredible stories all around town.  The Small Office of AA Seward Air […]

New bronze statue for Seward

New bronze statue for Seward

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. […]

Calling Mount Marathon Volunteers

Submitted by Seward Chamber of Commerce – Looks like another great year for the Mount Marathon Race! We are now recruiting volunteers to fill positions on the evening of July 3rd, and all day on July 4th. This year, we are asking race volunteers to register and choose jobs online via SignUp Genius.  […]

SPECIAL Visitor to Alaska – Seward 1st Stop!

SPECIAL Visitor to Alaska – Seward 1st Stop!

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 […]