Travel

Dramatic Rescue on Godwin Glacier

Dramatic Rescue on Godwin Glacier

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News) A pilot, a dog musher, and seven sled dogs were rescued unharmed from a mountain on Godwin Glacier late Saturday morning by the U.S. Coast Guard, after the helicopter they were arriving in flipped over in deep snow and white-out conditions. Pollux Aviation […]

A Resurrection Day to Remember

A Resurrection Day to Remember

(By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News)   What an awesome day Easter Sunday was. My family and I braved snow squalls and bouncy seas to tour Resurrection Bay, hoping to witness the California Gray whales as they begin their annual migration north to the Bering Sea. My family was […]

Chamber Unveils Promo Video

We’re pleased to announce the roll-out of a new Seward video. Positioned on our homepage for maximum exposure, the video highlights Seward’s quality of life – making it appealing to visitors and individuals/businesses looking to relocate. The piece is a little less than 3 minutes, and is being streamed in […]

The Green Beet: Design with recycle in mind

The Green Beet: Design with recycle in mind

By Jen Ransom for Seward City News My husband and I recently took a whirlwind trip to visit some friends down in Los Angeles. Leaving the little one at my parent’s Oregon home, we flew down to visit America’s sunny city during the worst rainstorm LA had seen in probably 15 […]

The Green Beet: Eco-Travel Action Plan

The Green Beet: Eco-Travel Action Plan

By Jen Ransom for Seward City News During the next few months many Alaskans escape the dark and cold for warmer weather and much-needed vacations. But vacation time doesn’t need to be a vacation from green living. Just a little bit of preparation, a few changes in mindset and some […]

Good News and Bad for Seward Tourism

Good News and Bad for Seward Tourism

(By Heidi Zemach, for SCN) Three-thousand independent travelers on the website TripAdvisor have given Seward top billing as a tourist destination for 2010. TripAdvisor, an Internet website much used for vacation planning, announced Wednesday, Dec 9 that its yearly travel trends survey of U.S. travelers had chosen Seward first among […]

ARE WE UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

ARE WE UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

There have been exciting developments toward building our new Library Museum! Wells Fargo has committed to a challenge grant for this project. Wells Fargo will donate $25,000 toward the building if the community will raise a $25,000 match by September 2009. Are we up for this challenge? Seward has always […]

DOT&PF imposes speed reductions on Seward Highway bridges

Recent inspections have detected weakened structural supports for three bridges in the Trail Lakes area along the Seward Highway, prompting speed reductions for vehicles crossing the affected bridges, according to Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) officials. This action is in response to heavy commercial vehicles and loads […]

DOT&PF imposes speed reductions on Seward Highway bridges

Recent inspections have detected weakened structural supports for three bridges in the Trail Lakes area along the Seward Highway, prompting speed reductions for vehicles crossing the affected bridges, according to Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) officials. This action is in response to heavy commercial vehicles and loads […]