Outdoors

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The history of Alaska’s Iditarod Race is now safe. Local Iditarod Race pioneer and patriarch Dan Seavey wrote his new book, “The First Great Race,” to preserve foundational story of Alaska’s Last Great Race. He and fellow mushers of the Aurora Dog […]

GENERAL BURN PERMIT SUSPENSION

(Soldotna, AK.) The Alaska Division of Forestry, Kenai-Kodiak Area Office has issued a general burn permit suspension for the Kenai Peninsula due to very high fire danger in the region. The suspension includes the burning of debris and brush piles, burn barrels, and lawns as allowed in the 2016 General Burn Permit. […]

Red Flag Fire Warning in Effect

AKZ125-200600- /O.NEW.PAFC.FW.W.0009.160719T1800Z-160720T0600Z/ 914 AM AKDT TUE JUL 19 2016 …RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING FOR WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS EVENING. * LOCATION…VALLEYS AND INLAND […]

Ellyn Brown

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. […]