Travel

Road to Exit Glacier Open for the Summer Season

Road to Exit Glacier Open for the Summer Season

The remaining 1.5 miles of the road to Exit Glacier opened this Friday, May 4 at 7:00 a.m.  Water is currently not available on site. Vault toilets are available for use. The Exit Glacier Nature Center is projected to open on Saturday, May 26, 2018.  Ranger-led programs will not be offered until […]

Kwiniuk, near Elim, with Tohru Saito. Photo by Ned Rozell.

Alaska Hot Springs, Far and Wide

by Ned Rozell- KANUTI HOT SPRINGS — After a few hours of skiing through deep snow, Forest Wagner and I smelled a tuna sandwich. We knew we were closing in on warm pools of water. From the frozen Kanuti River, we moved along an open stream up toward Kanuti Hot […]

Seward Second Saturday – February 10, 2018

Seward Second Saturday – February 10, 2018

Come on Down for Seward Second Saturday on February 10th! Let everyone know that Seward is rolling out the welcome wagon for everyone. Whether you’re a local, traveling solo, with your best pal, your new sweetheart, or partner of 50 years, or even if you have five kids from 6 […]

Update: Seward Highway Reopened at Mile 105

Alaska DOT Press Release- UPDATE: The Seward reopened at 11:30 a.m. Please expect intermittent lane closure today 12/18, as crews will still be clearing debris from ditches and assessing the guardrail replacement. SEWARD HIGHWAY: Advisory – December 18, 2017: Per State DOT there is a large rock and mudslide across […]

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 […]