Outdoors

Sporadic Bird Report: Cedar Waxwings

November 9, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 8:41 am, sunset 4:41 pm, length of day 7 hours, 59 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 48 seconds shorter. Weather: Gray skies, 30s; rain mixed with snow, sleet for variety; high winds alternating with calm. Cedar Waxwings! Once again, […]

Update Snow River Glacier Dam

RIVER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 1000 AM AST WED NOV 7 2007 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A RIVER STATEMENT FOR THE KENAI RIVER DUE TO THE RELEASE OF THE SNOW GLACIER DAMMED LAKE – – NO FLOODING IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Bohemian Waxwings

Sunday, November 4, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 8:28 am, Alaska Standard Time, sunset 4:53 pm, length of day 9 hours, 57 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 6 seconds shorter. Weather: Carpe Diem! Around here, you really have to grab the good weather before the “spots […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Hummer Shrike

October 15, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 8:37 am, sunset 6:48 pm, length of day 10 hours, 11 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 23 seconds shorter. Weather: Last week dished out the first days of cold, clear, windy weather that partially froze the salt marsh pond […]

Seward Elementary School Weed Warriors

Seward Elementary School Weed Warriors

Enthusiastic Weed Warriors from the Seward Elementary School marched up to the recently planted grounds at the old middle school site south of the Seward High School on Wednesday afternoon. Their mission, to collect weeds: “Anything that is NOT grass is a weed.” The 50-some students from Mr. Barnwell’s sixth […]

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 […]