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Bookin for Books this Sunday, July 14

Bookin for Books this Sunday, July 14

Bookin for Books is this Sunday, July 14th!   Come run the trails of the Chugach National Forest and help support the Seward/Moose Pass Imagination Library.     You have a choice of 2 courses- a 3.8 or 6.4 mile trail run: The 3.8 mile trail run starts at the 12-mile Divide Trails. It has a few hills but the finish […]

by · July 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·
Mount Marathon reflections

Mount Marathon reflections

Steep Ascents Cinthia Ritchie, Anchorage Press Each year at the start of the Mount Marathon Race, before the gun goes off and the madness begins, I stare up at the peak for a long and silent moment. It always looks so green and shadowed and immense, and I feel so pale and thin and small, that I experience the urge […]

by · July 12, 2013 · 1 comment ·
Subway Tri-Harder-Thon Spots Open

Subway Tri-Harder-Thon Spots Open

by · July 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·
2013 Seward Halibut Tournament

2013 Seward Halibut Tournament

2013 Seward Halibut Tournament Official Press Release Talk about a dramatic show down at the end of the month long, the 2013 Seward Halibut Tournament! From June 20 – 26 the lead was held by angler Kristine Jordahl Fishing on the Cisco Kid and on June 27th just days before the tournament’s end Angler James Boyer Fished with Captain Chris from […]

by · July 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Alehouse Wins the 4th of July Softball Tournament

Seward Alehouse Wins the 4th of July Softball Tournament

    The Seward Alehouse softball team beat Western Sheet Metal from Anchorage in the championship game of the 2013 4th of July softball tournament held in Seward this past weekend.  This annual event was sponsored by the Seward Alehouse, Seward Parks & Recreation, Anchor Town Sports and the Seward Transfer Facility.    

by · July 7, 2013 · 1 comment ·
Volunteer Crew Cuts New Trail at Caines Head

Volunteer Crew Cuts New Trail at Caines Head

Some people like to spend their vacation on a beach with a good book and a cold drink. But a group of 10 Sierra Club volunteers from the lower 48 had other ideas. They spent a week of their vacation cutting a new trail and doing trail maintenance in the Caines Head State Recreation Area. “I love this part of […]

by · July 7, 2013 · 2 comments ·
Running Mount Marathon: A Runner’s Perspective

Running Mount Marathon: A Runner’s Perspective

  Video By: Clint Farr of Juneau Courtesy of the Alaska Dispatch http://www.alaskadispatch.com/video/video-running-mount-marathon See Clint’s original essay here: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20130704/scared-race-21-years-ago-mount-marathon-becomes-race-redemption    

by · July 6, 2013 · 6 comments ·
Seward talent stands out in Mt Marathon Race

Seward talent stands out in Mt Marathon Race

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Today was a great day for Allison, Michael and Miles, and all of the many others who did their favorite thing, conquering the fearsome mountain as thousands watched, waited, and cheered them on. Eric Strabel, 31, of Anchorage, won the Mount Marathon Men’s race today, beating the 32 year record of eight time champion Bill Spencer […]

by · July 4, 2013 · 5 comments ·
Safety measures in place for Mount Marathon Race

Safety measures in place for Mount Marathon Race

By Heidi Zemach for SCN As we head into the final days leading up to the 86th Mount Marathon Independence Day Race in Seward, local organizers say that the race committee and others in the Alaska racing community have taken numerous measures to make the race as safe as possible, without ruining the fun, or diminishing the challenges of the […]

by · July 2, 2013 · 7 comments ·
A “High Impact” Thank You

A “High Impact” Thank You

June 26, 2013 Letter to Editor, Seward Parks & Recreation would like to thank everyone who made the “High Impact Volleyball Camp” possible. Thanks to Catalyst Marine Engineering and Major Marine Tours for sponsoring the great t-shirts. They were perfect for the camp and participants really loved them! A big thanks to Martha Fleming for your assistance and the Seward […]

by · June 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·
Soccer with a Scottish brogue

Soccer with a Scottish brogue

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Neil Connelly, a freckled-faced young man from Glasgow, Scotland, with some great soccer footwork and a distinctive Scottish brogue is staying in town with a local host family, and teaching youngsters aged 3-18 how to improve their skills. Each child also receives a cool soccer-themed t-shirt, a soccer ball, giant fold-out poster, and a personal player […]

by · June 26, 2013 · 2 comments ·
Tri-Harder-Thon Volunteers Needed

Tri-Harder-Thon Volunteers Needed

by · June 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·

SPRD Press Release

SPRD Bulletin…  Rec Committee invites you Seward Recreation Committee meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the Seward Community Library Museum. The public is always welcome. For more information contact Karin Sturdy, email: ksturdy@cityofseward.net, phone: 224-4053.  Community Coupon books are now available! Outlets are City Hall Utilities Counter, Harbormaster, Seward Plumbing, Salmon Bake, Ressurect Art Coffee […]

by · June 17, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·

You can be part of Seward’s most famous one-day event, even if you’re not a runner!

We have a short time to fill over 200 volunteer spots for tasks on July 3rd in the evening and all day on July 4th. If you can help , please let me know soon as possible and we’ll get your name on the list.  It’s lots of fun, and you’ll get a cool souvenir t-shirt as well. Most volunteer shifts run about 3 hours, and we […]

by · June 13, 2013 · 1 comment ·

Seahawk Booster Club Golf Tournament in July

Happy Summer Everyone – Finally the snow is gone and we can think golf!  This year’s Booster Club golf tournament is going to be Saturday, July 27th at the Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna.  Tickets are now on sale for $100 (same as last year).  This includes the round of golf, longest drive contest, closest to the pin contest, 2 mulligans, a picnic […]

by · June 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Halibut Tournament

Seward Halibut Tournament

The 2013 Seward Halibut Tournament! Seward, Alaska, June 2, 2013 – The 2013 tournament began yesterday June 1st 2013! Our Current leader is Samuel Strawbridge from San Antonio, TX w/ a 139.0 lb Halibut caught on the C-Hawk from Aurora Charters.   Come on down to Seward and make sure you get your Halibut Tournament ticket! Running through the entire month of […]

by · June 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·
Subway Tri-Harder-Thon Online Registration Open

Subway Tri-Harder-Thon Online Registration Open

by · June 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·

Little League Kickoff and Registration Saturday April 27th Noon

The snow is melting fast, school is in its final weeks, and the sun isn’t setting until the late evening. It is time for another year of Seward Little League! The Kickoff and Registration Event will be at 12 PM Noon THIS SATURDAY April 27th at the Little League Field on 4th Avenue For 2013, we will be sponsoring Co-Ed […]

by · April 23, 2013 · 1 comment ·
High energy, unique skills demonstrated at NYO meet

High energy, unique skills demonstrated at NYO meet

More than 100 NYO participants were in Seward Friday March 22nd through Sunday, March 24th to compete in Qutekcak Native Tribe’s Third-Annual Seward Native Youth Olympic Invitational , coordinated by Melanee Stevens. Everyone watched with awe as Conner Floyd, a Senior NYO teenager from the Burchell team was carried 436 feet, circling a little more than twice around the track […]

by · March 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·
Surf’s UP at Fourth of July Beach

Surf’s UP at Fourth of July Beach

Two surfers played like seals in the green surf at Fourth of July Beach on Saturday. It was quite entertaining! Submitted by Carol Griswold  

by · March 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward proud of its teams for making it to State!

Seward proud of its teams for making it to State!

The Seward High School Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball Teams are on their way home from the 2013 Alaska State Basketball Championships. This was the third year in a row that Seward Seahawks Basketball teams made it to State. The teams, playing in the 3-A Division, each played two games, one Thursday and one Friday before they were eliminated from the tournament. […]

by · March 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward’s 2013 Mount Marathon Race® Now Accepting Applications

PRESS Release: Seward, Alaska, March 19th, 2013— The Seward Chamber of Commerce, Conference and Visitors Bureau announces that applications for the 86th Annual Mount Marathon Race® are currently being accepted. Runners hoping to race in 2013 must submit their completed application by Midnight on March 31, 2013. Applications can be completed online at www.seward.com. Application fees are $65 for adults […]

by · March 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seward Alaska 4th Annual 3-Gun Match

Seward Alaska 4th Annual 3-Gun Match

  3-Gun in the Great North! 5/25/13 and 5/26/13 Shooter’s meeting at 8am sharp. Divisions: Open, Tactical & Production. Match fee: $100, $75 if you register prior to 5/1/13. Round count: Pistol: 150 Rifle: 150 Shotgun: 100 shot, 10 slugs Ammunition restrictions: No steel shot. Absolutely no steel core or bimetal rifle or handgun ammunition will be allowed. There will […]

by · March 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Alaska Splitboarding

Riding an area we call Prison Break Peak and Peppered Peak in beautiful Seward, Alaska with Josh Milligan, Ryan Burnard, Amber St. Amand, Zack Bell and myself. Seward Alaska Splitboarding from Ben Rininger on Vimeo.

by · March 18, 2013 · 12 comments ·

Seahawks vs. Alumni Basketball Games March 30th

Come cheer on the Seahawks as this year’s basketball teams take on the Alumni players of the past!   Games will be at the High School gym on Saturday, March 30th.  The women’s game will begin at 5pm with the men’s game to follow.   Adults $5, students $2.   Concessions will be open.  Any alumni wishing to participate should contact Kim […]

by · March 7, 2013 · 2 comments ·
The Last Man Up

The Last Man Up

From runnersworld.com Like a lot of things in Alaska, the annual Mount Marathon Race in Seward is famously brutal, even dangerous. Which is precisely why Michael LeMaitre ran it–the last day he was seen alive. By Christopher Solomon Published February 21, 2013 For the past 16 years Tom Walsh has spent every Independence Day on a mountaintop above Seward, Alaska, […]

by · February 21, 2013 · 1 comment ·
Swim a Thon Kick Off

Swim a Thon Kick Off

The Seward Tsunami Swim Club is anticipating its annual fund raiser, The Swim a Thon on March 29, 2013. On Feb 28 the club will “ KICK OFF” the event. Swimmers will be armed with pledge forms and enthusiam to begin canvassing the community for support, either in the form of a pledge per length, or a donation. Seward Tsunami […]

by · February 18, 2013 · 2 comments ·

Busy Little School, Busy Little Town

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Seward High School and the town generally will be extremely busy over the next few days and this weekend, even if those sturdy yellow school busses have to drive through snow blizzards to get here. The Seward Seahawk Classic basketball tournament is Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, February 7-9 at Seward High School. Meanwhile, the National […]

by · February 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled ·