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Alaska Railroad Announces Layoffs

Alaska Railroad Announces Layoffs

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Today (February 10) the Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) announced the elimination of 49 positions as part of a major corporate restructuring effort. ARRC has experienced a 44% downturn in freight tonnage since 2008 (see attached graph) and has recorded a net loss from operations since 2015, with […]

Alaska to Cuba

Alaska to Cuba

By Kari Anderson for Seward City News – Some girls impulse purchase shoes. Unfortunately, I impulse purchase plane tickets… So, when my travel amiga told me that Alaska Airlines was beginning to offer service to Cuba, I booked myself onto their 5th flight into Havana without hesitation. I’m writing this […]

Desert Hiking in Winter: The San Diego Trans County Trail

Desert Hiking in Winter: The San Diego Trans County Trail

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – In Seward, there are many ways that residents deal with the darkness and cold of winter. This winter, significant snowfall has returned recreational opportunities in the form of snowshoeing, skiing and snowmobiling to our community’s repertoire of winter activities. Other people change […]

Avalanche Closure Notification Thurs., Jan. 26

Avalanche Closure Notification Thurs., Jan. 26

State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Avalanche Closure Notification Thursday, January 26, 2017 There will be intermittent traffic delays Thursday January 26, on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between Bird and Portage near mileposts 100 to 80. Motorists should expect delays of up to […]

Avalanche Closure Notification 1/24/2017

Avalanche Closure Notification 1/24/2017

Submitted by State of Alaska – Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Avalanche Closure Notification Tuesday, January 24, 2017 There will be intermittent traffic delays Tuesday January 24, on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between Summit Lake and Seward near mileposts 19 to 45.  Motorists should expect […]

New Members Needed for Japan Exchange Association

Each year since 1973 the Seward International Friendship Association (SIFA) has assisted the City of Seward to coordinate a summer exchange program for high school students with our sister city of Obihiro, Japan. Now SIFA is in need of new members and people willing to take on leadership roles in […]

Whittier Tunnel Remains Closed Until Further Notice

Whittier Tunnel Remains Closed Until Further Notice

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel, also known as the Whittier Tunnel, remains closed until further notice due to a rock fall hazard inside the tunnel. The tunnel was closed at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25. A geologist with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) […]

Hurricane Dave performs June 25

Singer-songwriter Hurricane Dave will perform Saturday night, June 25 at Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery, 3rd & Church. The free concert, which begins at 7 p.m., is the quirky Alaska troubadour’s only scheduled appearance in Seward this summer. Hurricane Dave is best known for his Sarah Palin-inspired anthem, “Please Don’t […]

Seward Windsong Lodge announces promotions

Seward Windsong Lodge announces promotions

CIRI Alaska Tourism Press Release – Seward, AK: Seward Windsong Lodge is a 180 room full service lodge with an onsite three meal a day restaurant and banquet facilities that can accommodate 200 guests. It is located a short five minute drive north of downtown Seward. Restaurants on site include The Resurrection Roadhouse and Goliath Bar […]

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

GRAY WHALE-WATCHING CRUISE SPECIAL FOR SENIORS FRIDAY, MAY 6th, ON RESURRECTION BAY, 12:00pm-4:00pm, IN HONOR OF OLDER AMERICANS MONTH (MAY). Discounted tickets of $38 each are being offered to seniors age 60 and older to enjoy a gray whale-watching tour aboard a Major Marines vessel.  The discounted tickets are offered  to seniors of Seward, Moose Pass, and […]

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

SENIOR CRUISE SPECIAL

GRAY WHALE-WATCHING CRUISE SPECIAL FOR SENIORS FRIDAY, MAY 6th, ON RESURRECTION BAY, 12:00pm-4:00pm, IN HONOR OF OLDER AMERICANS MONTH (MAY). Discounted tickets of $38 each are being offered to seniors age 60 and older to enjoy a gray whale-watching tour aboard a Major Marines vessel.  The discounted tickets are offered  to seniors of Seward, Moose Pass, and […]

Last Fridays in Moose Pass

Last Fridays in Moose Pass

As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they will be hosting a Last Friday themed Sip & Paint event every month. This “Last Friday” themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity to join […]

Southcentral Alaska is Sipping and Painting

Southcentral Alaska is Sipping and Painting

 Sip.Paint.Sip. As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites, they have taken over Southcentral Alaska with a mess of paint. Chinooks in Seward, AK continues to facilitate the fun and will be hosting upcoming events on March 19th and March 20th. Tickets […]

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Guest Author Chuck Sassara-Saturday 2 p.m. in the Library

Save the date! Chuck Sassara is coming to town. Resurrection Bay Historical Society (RBHS) and the Seward Community Library Association (SCLA), a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Library, are co-hosting guest author Chuck Sassara. Chuck came to Alaska via the Alcan highway in the mid 50’s and never looked back. Hear […]

Moose Pass does Sip and Paint

Moose Pass does Sip and Paint

  As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they now venture to Moose Pass for the 1st ever Sip & Paint event. This “Last Friday” themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity […]

Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they now venture to Moose Pass for the 1st ever Sip & Paint event. This “Last Friday” themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity to […]