Outdoors

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 […]

URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 938 AM AKST FRI DEC 23 2016 Link here: https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov/a/a.php?i=7936556 WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHITTIER…SEWARD…GIRDWOOD… MOOSE PASS 938 AM AKST FRI DEC 23 2016 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY […]

Forest Recreation Updates guide winter adventurers

Forest Recreation Updates guide winter adventurers

As dynamic or deranged as recent winters have been in southcentral Alaska, hundreds of recreationalists can be grateful for timely, informative conditions updates from Chugach National Forest Seward Ranger District Forest Technician Irene Lindquist. Lindquist emails interested locals and visitors site-specific news of snow cover, ice thickness, mud levels, and […]

Frost Crystals Destabilize Snow

Winter Snow Sports are Here!

The winter sports season has begun on the Kenai Peninsula and in Girdwood. Snow cover in many areas remains light, but Alaskans are still getting out into the Chugach National Forest. Alyeska Resort opened officially on Thanksgiving weekend. Ted’s Express and the Bear Cub Quad (Chair 3 and Chair 4) […]

The Path to Seward

The Path to Seward

I’m at my desk in my tiny home here in downtown Seward, writing while I enjoy a day of sunshine. As the fall turns to winter, and we as a town embark towards the quieter, colder winter season, I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Kelley, my husband is […]

A Brown Bear walks on the pedestrian boardwalk at the Russian River. Photo courtesy of the USFS, Chugach National Forest.

Bear Mauling at Seward Airport [UPDATE]

8:12 AM According to Seward Police Department, a person believed to be walking a dog at Seward Municipal Airport was mauled by a bear at 7AM this morning. The individual was taken to Providence Seward Medical Center and the extent of the injuries were not available. It is also unknown whether […]

Social Running Group Starts Tomorrow at 9am

The first Sunday run by the Seward Alaska Social Runners is tomorrow morning at 9am. Meet up at Resurrect Art Cafe to begin the out and back jog along Lowell Point Road. Regroup afterwards at Resurrect for coffee and visiting. https://www.facebook.com/groups/SewardAlaskaSocialRunners/

Major Storm System Inbound

There is a major storm front inbound to the Seward area that is expecting 5-7  inches of rainfall in a 12-18 hour period.  See the current weather warning here: http://forecast.weather.gov Report at 508 AM Monday Sept 19: FLOOD WATCH…CORRECTED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 508 AM AKDT MON SEP 19 2016 […]