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Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod

Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod

Early this morning Dallas Seavey crossed the finish in Nome marking his third Iditarod win in four years.  His time was 8 days 18 hours 13 minutes and 6 seconds.  His father Mitch is likely to take second place and will mark the first ever father/son top-two win in Iditarod history.  Dallas and Mitch were both raised in Seward.  Currently Dallas […]

March 18, 2015 ·
Race mom wins 2015 Mt. Marathon Logo contest

Race mom wins 2015 Mt. Marathon Logo contest

Look at the 2015 Mount. Marathon Race logo design. What do you see? This imaginative logo, an optical illusion, created by Erin Knotek, the mother of two talented cross-country runners, Miles and Kara, was selected by the Mount. Marathon Race Committee from among 54 anonymous competition entries to be the race logo for 2015. The logo will be displayed on […]

March 17, 2015 ·

Dallas Seavey in the Lead at Elim, Mitch Seavey Close Behind

Midnight March 16 – With 3 of the 19 Iditarod checkpoints left for Dallas Seavey, he leads the pack at Elim.  Mitch Seavey is in 3rd Place at the time of this writing, and Seward’s Travis Beals in the #17 position. http://iditarod.com/race/2015/standings/

March 17, 2015 ·
Iditarod Race Standings

Iditarod Race Standings

Go to this link at Iditarod.com to track the racers

March 11, 2015 ·
Beals Ceremonial Start

Beals Ceremonial Start

Image submitted by Kyle Campbell of 9oh7photography

March 10, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin March 6

SPRD Bulletin March 6

SPRD Bulletin… Monday March 3rd Seward Parks & Recreation held the end of season recreational volleyball tourney here at the AVTEC Gym. 5 teams competed for the 1st and 2nd place title. Gold Diggers proved to be worthy contenders taking the Gold with some close matches against the VJAYS who took 2nd place. Thank you to all the teams that […]

March 6, 2015 ·

IMPORTANT REMINDERS for the 2015 Mount Marathon Race®!

Seward Chamber of Commerce News Release – Seward, Alaska March 4, 2015 –  THE RACE IS ON TO REGISTER! The Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau reminds you that registration for the 88th Running 2015 Mount Marathon Race® officially closes as of Midnight, MARCH 31st, 2015!!! Absolutely no late registrations will be accepted and all payments must be completed. […]

March 4, 2015 ·

Pink Cheeks Triathlon/Exit Glacier Race Registration is Now Open!

Pink Cheeks Triathlon Registration is Now Open! Go towww.signmeup.com/106703 to sign up for this Popular Race… See you at the starting line!! Exit Glacier 5K / 10K Race Registration is available atwww.signmeup.com/106704 Questions? Please Contact Melanie at 224-4011

March 3, 2015 ·

Extended Lap Swim Hours at the High School Pool

New, Additional Lap Swims T & Th                  6:00 – 8:30 am Sat                         9:00 – 11:00 am  (not on  Apr. 4) Subject to change after May 18.  

February 27, 2015 ·

Spring Break Pool Schedule March 7-15

Spring Break Pool Schedule March 7 – 15 2015 Open Swim T & Th                1:30 – 2:50 pm M, W, F               6:30 – 7:50 pm Lap Swim T & Th                6:00 – 8:30 am, 11 – 12:30 M – F                 5:00 – 6:30 pm Parent & Tot Swim T & Th                11:00 – 12:30  

February 26, 2015 ·
Seward Tsunami Swim Club Competes at State Swim Meet

Seward Tsunami Swim Club Competes at State Swim Meet

The Seward Tsunami Swim Club sent a team of qualified swimmers to compete at the state level Age Group swim meet in Juneau, Alaska. This was a competition for swimmers with qualifying times, 14 years old and younger. Nineteen swimmers from Seward competed against 20 other teams from across the state. Seward placed eighth overall, with our boys placing fifth […]

February 25, 2015 ·
Seward Silvers Make Big Splash at Boroughs

Seward Silvers Make Big Splash at Boroughs

Seward Middle School’s wrestling squad ended its season with a strong finish at the KPBSD Borough Championship hosted by Skyview Middle School.   Several Silvers brought home medals, but the phrases sailing around this year’s team from parents, coaches, and spectators primarily focused on how much the team had improved in such a short period of time. Some wrestlers whose […]

February 22, 2015 ·
KPBSD School Board Representative Dan Castimore with Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones discuss the pool budget at Seward meeting Tuesday. Heidi Zemach photo.

Strong Show of Support For Pool

  Fans of the Seward High pool watch one another as they testify at the pool budget hearing Tuesday. Heidi Zemach photo By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Swimmers and pool users of all ages gave a strong show of support for the Seward High School pool at a public meeting at the high school Tuesday, as Kenai Peninsula Borough […]

February 20, 2015 ·
Swim-a-thon is coming! Support Seward Tsunami Swim Club!

Swim-a-thon is coming! Support Seward Tsunami Swim Club!

This year, the Seward Tsunami Swim Club’s annual Swim-a-Thon kicked off on February 3rd. Swimmers have a month to gather pledges for their two hour swim on Friday, March 5th. This is the club’s sole fundraiser with donations pledged to young athletes who earn them by swimming for two hours straight. By the time their two hours are over, they […]

February 19, 2015 ·
Second Moose Pass Rendezvous a success despite warm spell

Second Moose Pass Rendezvous a success despite warm spell

By Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – In this, a most fickle season devoid of snow but rich in ice, a group of winter enthusiasts in Moose Pass took a chance and put on a celebration. The weather was not ideal. But at the end of the day it didn’t really matter. Friends and neighbors from the Kenai Peninsula and beyond […]

February 16, 2015 ·

IDITAROW 2015 …..come join the fun!

IDITAROW is BACK!!!!!!! This year (2015) marks the 9th Iditarow!  The event is being hosted this year by 5th Ave Fitness at 231 5th Ave here is Seward, Alaska (Thank you 5th Ave fitness!!!). This a great way to get together with some friends (both old and new), co-workers or family for a few days of team work, fun and […]

February 15, 2015 ·
2nd Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous FEB 13-15

2nd Annual Moose Pass Winter Rendezvous FEB 13-15

Moose Pass is for Lovers….of winter recreation in the Chugach of course! By Bobbie Jo Skibo Moose Pass residents and those who visit know the secret about winter in the quaint Chugach Mountain town! Winter is the time when Moose Pass comes alive on the lake with skiing, hockey, dog sledding and more. The sense of community is something to […]

February 14, 2015 ·
SPRD Bulletin February 13

SPRD Bulletin February 13

SPRD Bulletin… Teen Council celebrating 30 years this year!! The Teen Council presented its first scholarship in 1993.  Since then 28 scholarships have been given out, totally over $25,000. Complete application can be picked up at the HS office or from the Rec Room or TYC or go to our website www.cityofseward.us  Due by May 4th.  The Seward Teen & […]

February 13, 2015 ·
Support the Tsunami Swim Club – A Great Place to Learn and Grow!

Support the Tsunami Swim Club – A Great Place to Learn and Grow!

By Karl Pfeiffenberger – The Seward Tsunami Swim Club is an after school swim club that provides exercise and fun to over 60 kids. Kids meet at the pool after school from 2:30 to 5:00 and work out. It is an awesome atmosphere where kids get more fit and healthier. The youngest swimmers go into the Dolphins group where they […]

February 8, 2015 ·
Free Soccer Clinic in Seward April 28

Free Soccer Clinic in Seward April 28

   

February 5, 2015 ·
Moose Pass Hockey Pictures

Moose Pass Hockey Pictures

On a beautiful Saturday at Moose Pass, Jason Aigeldinger captured some hockey action on Trail Lake.  

February 3, 2015 ·

Seward High School Pool Temporary Schedule for Tuesdays & Thursdays in February

This temporary schedule runs from February 3- February 26, 2015 Seward High School Pool Tues & Th               Lap swim          6:00 – 8:00am Sat                       Feb  7, 14, 21      Lap swim     9:00 – 11:00 am Current schedule continuing until May 14 : T & Th     Evenings      Lap swim    5:00 – 6:00 pm Water Aerobics      6 – 7 pm  

January 27, 2015 ·
Youth Basketball League Ref Clinic January 15

Youth Basketball League Ref Clinic January 15

SPRD is looking for volunteers who would like to referee youth basketball games. Games will be held on Saturdays during Urbach’s Youth Basketball League, Jan 24 to March 21.   If you are interested,  please join Official Bob Lechner as he leads a Referee Clinic on Thursday Jan 15, at the Avtec gym at 6 pm. Wear court shoes and […]

January 10, 2015 ·

Seward’s 2015 Mount Marathon Race® Now Accepting Applications

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – Seward, Alaska January 2, 2015— The Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau announces that applications for the 88th Annual Mount Marathon Race® are currently being accepted. Runners hoping to race in 2015 must submit their completed application by Midnight on March 31, 2015. Applications can be completed online at mmr.seward.com. Application […]

January 9, 2015 ·

Winter January-May Pool Schedule

SEWARD HS POOL SCHEDULE Jan 4 – May 22   2015 Lap Swim          M, W, F   6:30 – 8:00am,  5:00 – 6:30pm                  T & Th   11:00 – 12:30pm                  Sun      5:30 – 7:00 pm                Open Swim         M, W, F   6:30 – 7:50pm                  Sun      4:00 – 5:20pm Parent & Tot Swim    T & Th  11:00 – 12:30 pm T & Th nights: […]

January 6, 2015 ·

5-5-5 Ski Race Cancelled

Hello all, The Seward Nordic Ski Club is regretfully cancelling the  the 5-5-5 Ski Race scheduled for this Sunday at Trail River Campground. We will send out notification for a reschedule of our Luminary Ski in February, normally held on New Year’s Eve, if we get the magical combination of cold AND snow (is that too much to ask??) Think SNOW! Seward Nordic […]

January 1, 2015 ·