Outdoors

Halloween Pet Safety

The October winds have started blowing, reminding us that winter is right around the corner, but not before the ghosts and goblins of Halloween appear! Decorating, costume making, trick or treating, parties and parades will take most of our attention, but don’t forget to take a bird’s (or dog’s or […]

A Great Day Fishing

Video of a great day fishing out of Seward. [Admin note: This video is essentially a commercial but it shows the ability to create and add local video to the site. If any readers of the SewardCityNews.com have video of a news item or of other interest please contact us […]

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Rough-legged Hawk

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Rough-legged Hawk

Monday, September 10, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 7:13 am, sunset 8:34 pm, length of day 13 hours, 20 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 25 seconds shorter. Weather: Where did this gorgeous, blue-sky day come from? What a treat after days of gray skies and hard […]

July Sporadic Bird Report: Murrelets

Friday, July 27, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 5:25 am, sunset 10:41 pm, length of day 17 hours, 15 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 40 seconds shorter. Weather: Mid 50s, overcast skies continue with scattered showers and peek-a-boo sunshine. Summer is rushing along; fireweed is in […]

Seward Student to Study Plight of Chesapeake Bay

Seward Student to Study Plight of Chesapeake Bay with World Renowned Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle To Work Alongside National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, Students, Educators Will Investigate Efforts to Restore Chesapeake Bay and other Estuaries Research To Be Followed by Students and Teachers Across the World As Part of The JASON Project’s […]

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Pet of the Week:  Live-in housekeeper wanted for 4-yr old female: must be comfortable with feline antics, tolerate litterbox cleaning and be a good cook.  Duties will definitely include belly rubs and catering to my whims.  Must provide home, size not important. Wish List:   The best thing you can do for the welfare […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week:  “Keeko” is a 1-yr old neutered male Siamese mix.  This intelligent, sweet and handsome boy needs an indoor only home with someone who will appreciate his vocal and demanding nature. Wish List:  chew sticks and hooves for dogs. Jennifer Carrick Seward Animal Care and Control POB […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: 12 week old puppies- a real Heinz-57 breed.  Labrador, heeler, husky, rottweiler.  Very cute and already learning to sit! Wish List: We have a bunch of great cats who need great loving homes- lots of makes and models.  Come to the shelter to meet your new […]

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 […]