Sports

James Mitchell wins McCarthy Half Marathon

James Mitchell wins McCarthy Half Marathon

Submitted by Erin Carola – James Mitchell, 26, of Seward won the McCarthy Half Marathon held over Labor Day weekend in the remote town of McCarthy. The end of the road race is a fundraiser for the non-profit Wrangle Mountains Center. According to their website “the Wrangell Mountains Center provides […]

Aquatic Programs at the High School Pool

Seward HS Pool Fall 2016 Swim Lessons Private Swim Lessons offered Sept 19 – 30 , M, W, F 9:30 – 11:00 am. $20. for 30 min. $30. for 45 min. Two students get discount price. Please arrange with swim instructor 224-9050. Other times are also available. Group lessons according […]

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

Seward’s Dan Seavey: Mushing past and future

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 […]

SPRD Press Release 7/16/16 including AVTEC Gym details

SPRD Press Release 7/16/16 including AVTEC Gym details

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 […]

AVTEC Gym scheduled to close to the public

AVTEC Gym scheduled to close to the public

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 […]