Travel

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- August and September are typically rainy months in Seward. This year has been on target with most of the past month including substantial precipitation. Each time that it’s not actively pouring sheets of rain, I get out of my house and rejoice that […]

Top places to visit in the US

US citizens that have never actually left their hometown or foreigners that have had their US ESTA Application accepted are probably always wondering about locations in the US they can visit. The list is huge as the US has a ton of places to see, things to do, people to meet and […]

Seward Student Travel Trip to Panama

Seward Student Travel Trip to Panama

Rain got you down? Tropics sound nice? You are invited to an informational meeting about the Seward Student Travel Club‘s next trip! The meeting is Wednesday, September 13th at 6:30 pm in the Art Room at Seward High. Expand your child’s horizons with a life changing journey! After school lets […]

Crystal Serenity set sail early

Crystal Serenity set sail early

The Crystal Serenity set sail long before 11 pm last night, the time stated on its website. I checked out the view from the Waterfront and even drove over the the Alaska Railroad dock at 11 pm looking for it. If you were as disappointed as I was, here are some […]

Kelly Lund and Ally Coucke with Loki and Bailey in front of one of Seward's Raven murals on 4th Avenue. Photo: Kelley Lane

Meet Loki the Wolfdog

Two weeks ago, I heard from my housemate, Sydney Bolin, that Loki the Wolfdog was in Seward. Bolin, who works at the Sea Life Center, follows Loki on Instagram and thus recognized Loki, his owner Kelly Lund, Kelly’s girlfriend Ally Coucke, and her dog Bailey who is also a wolfdog. They […]

Calm Waters. Photo: Allison Sayer.

Around the Horn on Knight Island

by Allison Sayer for Seward City News- This past spring, I was invited to join a group of women paddlers on a kayak trip out of Whittier starting on July 4. As the day of our trip approached, the forecast was almost too good to be true: variable winds up […]

I went with the wrestling team to Barrow

A Letter of Gratitude from Nele Hohenstein

4478.04 miles air distance between my two homes. I wanted to go on exchange since I was 14 years old and it came true because of Rotary International. I lived in Seward for the last 11 months. I really enjoyed my time here. I had awesome and memorable experiences. I really want to […]

Orca Island: Serenity in Resurrection Bay

Orca Island: Serenity in Resurrection Bay

In 1984 Susan and Dennis Swiderski had been married for three years and were living in Anchorage. They had a joint dream of owning a lodging business and towards that goal they purchased a single one-acre lot in Humpy Cove, just 9 miles outside of Seward, accessible then and now […]

Avalanche Closure Notification – Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Avalanche Closure Notification – Tuesday, April 4, 2017

State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Avalanche Closure Notification Tuesday, April 4, 2017 There will be intermittent traffic delays Tuesday April 4, on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work. Avalanche Crews will be conducting hazard mitigation Portage Glacier Road-MP100. Expect traffic delays up to 1 […]