Seward HS Pool Schedule Aug 22 – Dec 23 2016 Closed Sept 5, Nov 24 – 27 Open Swim M, W, F 6:30 – 7:50 pm Sun 4:00 – 5:20 pm Lap Swim M, W, F 6:30 – 8:am, 5:00 – 6 :30 pm T & Th * […]
By Russell Stigall for Seward City News — Seward’s Parks and Recreation issue simmers on as citizens asked their city council to give Alaska Vocational Technical Center another chance. The council had a room full of citizens Monday night who gave them an earful of questions and concern regarding the […]
The organizers of the Lost Lake Run want to remind you that this years event will be this Saturday, August 27th. Please use caution around the Lost Lake Trail and the highway near the finish line at Bear Creek Fire Station.
By Spencer Burgin for SCN – Some races are just bigger. Not bigger in the sense of distance or difficulty—just in the terms of importance. The Lost Lake Breath of Life Run, is one of those competitions that goes far beyond the traditional realm of first, second, or third place. […]
Submitted by Devin B Putney – I’m writing to follow up on the last City Council meeting. I spent more than a year on the Seward Recreation Committee because of how important youth activities and community wellness are to Seward. The Recreation committee has disbanded, but City Council definitely still has an opportunity […]
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By Russell Stigall for Seward City News — Seward Sewahawk harriers met Monday for their first team run of the season. Around 30 youth attended this first practice. Freshmen to seasoned Seniors. Coach Dan Marshall roused them with an age-old truism – now is the time. Practice started August 1 and […]
Submitted by Devin Putney – The City Manager and Director of Parks and Recreation have recently decided to end the communities access to AVTEC’s gym and racquetball facilities. Children, community members, and TYC programs have benefited greatly from this facility during the winter months and rainy days since the early […]
By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – The history of Alaska’s Iditarod Race is now safe. Local Iditarod Race pioneer and patriarch Dan Seavey wrote his new book, “The First Great Race,” to preserve foundational story of Alaska’s Last Great Race. He and fellow mushers of the Aurora Dog […]
The City of Seward concluded that logic dictates our departure from the AVTEC Student Services Center. Parks and Recreation has notified AVTEC administration, and AVTEC has acknowledged our plan to leave the facility by August 1, 2016. The City will be seeking new, different facilities to offer continued recreation, including […]
By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – There are differing opinions as to whether or not Seward residents will have access to the AVTEC gym facilities. The City of Seward says that in little more than two weeks time, August 1, Alaska Vocational Technical Center will close its recreational facilities to […]
I compiled some Mount Marathon Race footage shot by SCN into a video for fun and historical purposes. Some emphasis is on local Seward runners which will be a continuing theme that we improve upon for future MMR events. -Steve
By Spencer Burgin and Russell Stigall for SCN – Alaskans dominated this year’s Mount Marathon Race, as local runners swept all three events. There were a lot of similarities between this year’s 89th Mount Marathon race and the year prior: Fog rolling in over the mountains, downtown Seward being flooded […]
Link: See the the 2016 Mount Marathon Race results provided by Skinny Raven Sports