Outdoors

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 […]

12th Annual Resurrection Bay Beach & Watershed Cleanup: Saturday May 21, 2016

12th Annual Resurrection Bay Beach & Watershed Cleanup: Saturday May 21, 2016

  Come help clean up Resurrection Bay beaches and it’s watershed! Boat transportation will be provided to outer beaches (weather permitting). For more information (including past videos), please visit the RBCA website: http://www.rbca-alaska.org/page6/page21/page21.html Please email the cleanup organizer Tim Johnson at johnsonkeagle@arctic.net to reserve a spot on the boats. Boat […]

Kayak found

A kayak was discovered in the bushes along Resurrection River, and it appears it may have been there for over a year. If you are missing a kayak, please contact  gpeck@arctic.net.

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

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 […]

Bear Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. Steve Fink photo.

Bear Glacier Rescue a Success

By Mike Bissonette for Seward City News – When Jennifer Neyman and Christopher Hanna were flown out to Harding Icefield area of Kenai Fjords National Park on Friday looking for adventure, they found more of it than anticipated ending with their successful rescue from Bear Glacier on Tuesday. The two […]