Sports

2017 Silver Salmon Derby Update

2017 Leader Board 1. 13.96 Jennifer Shelton Soldotna, AK 2. 13.82 Edward Robbins Anchorage, AK 3. 13.78 Sherrie Miller Seward, AK 4. 13.35 Tony Shandy Chugiak, AK 5. 13.29 Carey Schreiber Palmer, AK 6. 13.12 Robert Orrill Colorado Springs, CO 7. 12.80 Debra Hunt Kenai, AK 8. 12.73 Darrell Lamping […]

Seward High Volleyball Carwash

Seward High Volleyball Carwash

Come support the volleyball team amd get your carwashed  and detailed, Saturday August 5th from 9am- 5pm. This fundraiser is going to buy new equipment for the volleyball team.  Car wash is by donation (come whenever) and detailing is $60 which includes a car wash. Call 406-794-7634 to make appointment […]

Making strides for wildlife response:  Annual ASLC Wildlife Rescue Run fundraiser takes place Saturday, July 29. Volunteers welcome and needed!

Making strides for wildlife response: Annual ASLC Wildlife Rescue Run fundraiser takes place Saturday, July 29. Volunteers welcome and needed!

 The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is hosting the 19th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk on Saturday, July 29. The annual family-friendly race is a fundraiser to support the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. This has been another busy year for the Program, which has received 221 distressed animal calls […]

AVTEC Gym Open, But No Hot Water

AVTEC Gym Open, But No Hot Water

A maintenance issue has caused the loss of hot water in the Sports & Rec Gym (or the AVTEC Student Services Center.) We will open regular hours: 9:30 am to 9 pm, but there will be no hot water. We are advised cold water is available. There will be no charge for […]

Freya Hoffmeister. Photo: Justine Pechuzal.

Sea Kayaking Legend Freya Hoffmeister Lands in Seward

by Justine Pechuzal for Seward City News- Sea kayaking legend Freya Hoffmeister paddled into Resurrection Bay Thursday afternoon without much fanfare.  A few cormorants and gulls gave a nod, but otherwise the 52 year old German woman outfitted in black gortex, accompanied by another local kayaker, Josh Thomas, simply landed […]

2017 Mt Marathon Race Posters on display

2017 Mt Marathon Race Posters on display

The 2017 Mt Marathon Race posters are now installed in the display case on the west side of the Senior Center/TYC building at 336 Third Avenue. The hot pink background color honors local race legend Fred Moore who always races in hot pink shorts. Fred completed his 48th consecutive race this […]

Booster Club Golf Tournament July 29th

Booster Club Golf Tournament July 29th

The annual Booster Club Golf Tournament will be July 29th at the Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna.  The tournament format is a best ball scramble with an 8am shotgun start.  Cost of the tournament is $100, which includes the longest drive contest, the closest to the pin contest and […]

Subway Tri Harder Thon – July 22

Subway Tri Harder Thon – July 22

Want to challenge yourself and enjoy the outdoors at the same time? Sign up for this year’s Subway Tri-Harder-Thon – Seward’s own Adventure Triathlon! Sat, July 22nd starting at Primrose Campground area, this race consists of a 5 mile Kayak (Kenai Lake); 6 mile Trail Run (Primrose/Meridan Trail); 15 mile road […]

Mt Marathon Bug-athon

Mt Marathon Bug-athon

50 flies with one swat. Swarms of flies in every video. Drowning flies in the Race Point Gatorade. General complaints and exasperation from runners, volunteers, and spectators from downtown to the top. Bugs are to be expected, but the explosion in a particular fly, the March Fly, caused most of these issues. […]

2016 Women's Mount Marathon Winner Christy Marvin.  Photo Russell Stigall

Updated Mount Marathon Race Coverage

Saturday July 4, 2017, as of 3:49pm  The three separate races – juniors, women and men – each took place starting in downtown Seward. 4th Avenue and Jefferson streets were closed to automobile traffic, with crowd control barriers sectioning off the spectators from the race route, down the center of the streets, […]