Outdoors

Seward Photographs 1948-1950

Seward Photographs 1948-1950

When Millie Sorenson came to Seward, Alaska she was a young mother overwhelmed by the beauty of the Great Land. An avid photographer, she took hundreds of photographs of the local landscapes, cityscapes, building projects, and people. On the backs of her photographs Millie wrote the tale of a new […]

Crackerjack Sportfishing of Seward recently provided the necessary expertise for locating and guiding the Alaska SeaLife Center’s success in securing king salmon. The salmon are now housed in the Alaska SeaLife Center’s new exhibit: Alaska Salmon: The Cycle of Life. Fortunately, the center was able to rely on the knowledge […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Pet of the Week: Handsome “Zeke” is an extremely affectionate neutered male with a laid-back attitude.  This big guy is around 6-yrs old and would love to be a big part of a special someone’s life. Wish List: Help a homeless feline and help celebrate adopt-a-shelter-cat month. Come to the shelter and […]

Dandelion Festival a Success

Dandelion Festival a Success

The Alaska Dandelion Festival held last weekend at the Seward High School brought vendors & speakers from around the state and visitors from around the nation together.   This event provided a wonderful venue for the sharing of ideas on natural, healthy, simple living.  Natural personal care products made from Alaskan […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week:  Hi! My name is ‘Allie’ and I am one cool curious cat!  I’m very playful at 4-yrs young, spayed and ready to join any fun-loving responsible home. Wish List: Do you know a pet in need?  The shelter has pet supplies to share.  Stop in or […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Pet of the Week: “Moose” is a puppy in big dog clothes! This black and white possible Dane X or American Bull X is a neutered male who loves to wrestle with other dogs. He is a sweet boy with the sharp mind of a fast learner. Wish List: The […]

Sporadic Bird Report: N. Flicker

May 22, 2007 Northern Flicker Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 5:03 am, sunset 10:46 pm, length of day 17 hours, 43 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 14 seconds longer. Weather: Our brilliant sunny skies and pleasant temps in the upper 60s may be coming to an end, […]

Hunger Awareness Day on June 5th

In recognition of Hunger Awareness Day on June 5th , the organizers of the Alaska Dandelion Festival would like to share with you a few facts about hunger and how this amazing plant can aid in nutrition. 36 million people, in this country, or about 13%, live in hungry or […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Pet of the Week:  A few more Budgerigars are available for adoption at the shelter.  These beautiful birds have a 10-yr life expectancy and can learn to talk! Wish List:  If you know a pet in need, let the shelter know!  We have pet food and supplies to share. Jennifer […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: “Hey! Adopt me! My name is Max and I am a sweet and active type who loves to hike and get belly rubs. I’m a 2-yrs old neutered boy and I get along with other dogs. I need someone to put a little training into me, […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: Budgies!  We have five 5-wk old Budgerigars for adoption at the shelter.  These are beautiful birds can learn to talk and live up to 10 yrs.  Please research these animals as pets before deciding.  Cages needed to adopt. Wish list: We are looking to loan a bird […]

Alaska Sporadic Bird Report

April 20, 2007 Happy Earth Day! Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 6:26 am, sunset 9:28 pm, length of day 15 hours, 2 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 25 seconds longer. Weather: April continues to be moody, even while melting the snow in town down to a few […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: “Char” is a sweet 10-mo old female who is affectionate to people and seems to get along well with dogs and other cats. She is very playful and ready to join an active home. Wish List: Used pet supplies and animal food is available from the […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Pet of the Week: “Max” is a big sweet and social neutered male with the energy to keep up with an active and loving human. Max is a .5-yr old Shepherd/Akita mix looking for a responsible life-long home. Wish List: For all humans to responsibly clean up their dog’s poo! […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Eurasian Wigeons

Sporadic Bird Report: Eurasian Wigeons

April 10, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 6:55 am, sunset 9:03 pm, length of day 14 hours, 8 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 28 seconds longer. Weather: April blew in from the south to wash winter away, bringing rain and occasional snow showers. The local lakes, […]

As the dust settles

As the dust settles

For Seward City News by Carol Griswold The empty Alaska Railroad coal train headed north on Wednesday, and the Yong Jia coal ship steamed back to South Korea on Tuesday, leaving in their respective wakes a lot of coal dust and unhappy locals. At ground zero at the Seward Terminal […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: “Frieda” is a big snuggler! This 4.5 mo. old female Shep/Dane mix has a heart of gold to share with a loving home. She is good with cats and has started basic training. Wish: Cat socializers needed to play with our feline residents Jennifer Carrick Seward […]