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 […]
The Seward High School Booster Club Membership Drive event was a fun and lively event with balloons, a free meal, and prizes. Over thirty new members signed up to support the SHS athletic programs. The SHS Booster Club raises funds throughout the year to pay for scholarships, sports bags, team […]
By Dr. Harry Cotler of Affiliated Ankle & Foot Care of Soldotna – Dr. Cotler will be treating patients in Seward on September 21. Contact information below. It happens all the time: You tweak your foot, but ignore the shooting pain, thinking it will go away. Next thing you know, you […]
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 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 […]
Support your Seward Seahawks!
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 […]