Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation (WWIA) held the 3rd Annual Alaska Halibut Fishing Event this month, with four Purple Heart recipients spending three full days fishing and sightseeing in beautiful Seward, Alaska. The Heroes on this trip were met by a warm and caring community in Seward—John Moline of INN-and-OUT […]
Alaska SeaLife Center is now hiring for the positions of Security Officer, Seasonal Custodian, and Postdoctoral Researcher (Ecological Modeling). Join a fun team working together for a great cause! Click here for details!
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 […]
Bluegrass Camps for Kids will return to Seward this summer for another fantastic week of musical learning, performance, and fun! The camp will be held from July 11 through July 15 this year with offerings for kids ages 5-16. 5-7 year olds will take classes at the Seward Methodist Church, […]
A small crowd gathered to watch the action at Lowell Creek Sunday night as the brown, thundering waterfall continued to dump huge quantities of silt, gravel, rocks and boulders into the creek, threatening the bridge on Lowell Point Road. A yellow bulldozer clattered up and down the creek below the bridge, […]
Recent sunshine and then heavy rain has swollen all the local creeks and rivers as the mountainsides drain into the watershed. The inner bay is brown with silt and sediment discharged from Fourth of July Creek, Resurrection River, Scheffler Creek, Lowell Creek, and Spruce Creek. Lowell Creek is particularly impressive as […]
Please join us for the 11th annual RBHS Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour this Tuesday, June 21st, beginning at 10:30 PM at the American Legion cemetery, behind the Chamber of Commerce. Lee Poleske and his assistant, Sue McClure, will lead the group through 10-11 grave-sites, reading obituaries from local newspapers. The […]
A one mile section of the popular Tonsina Trail including the switchback section will be improved this summer to make it safer and provide better year round access to Alaska State Park units in Tonsina Point and Caines Head State Recreation Area. Due to challenging topography and safety considerations, the trail is not designed […]
Dog Wash on Friday, June 17. Located behind Seward Memorial United Methodist Church on 4th Ave. 11:00 to 3:00. Megan and Meghan are headed to Japan this August to represent our community of Seward in our Sister City of Obihiro, Japan. We are raising money to help cover the costs […]
It’s great to see the US Coast Guard Cutter back in its spot in the boat harbor after undergoing maintenance at Vigor Shipyard across the bay this winter. The contrast in size to the cruise ship is amazing! Carol Griswold
Don’t forget to preregister for basketball camp at Seward High for kids in 3rd-12th grade. It’s gonna be awesome!! You can also register at the camp on the 16th!
The Seward Music & Arts Festival (SMAF) is now accepting art vendor and food booth applications! If you are interested in participating in this years festival, please visit our Vendor Application Page. Festival Dates: Friday, September 23, 2016, 5pm-2am Saturday, September 24, 2016, 12pm-2am Sunday, September, 25, 2016, 12pm-5pm Dates […]
The sun illuminated the Celebrity Millennium this evening as it backed out of port and departed Seward around 8 pm. Locals and visitors alike lined up along the Waterfront to watch the spectacle of the huge vessel, framed by the spectacular snowy mountains in the background. In turn, the passengers gazed at Seward and Mt […]
To celebrate National Trails Day, the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers are sponsoring a historic walking tour along the first mile of the Iditarod National Historic Trail. The tour will start in the plaza in front of the SeaLife Center at 7 P.M. on Saturday, June 4, and last about one […]
Young Life will be having a Garage Sale this Saturday, June 4th, from 10am – 3pm at Seward City Church (Nash Rd. mile 1.7). All proceeds from the sale will go to send kids to camp in Oregon June 10-18. If you want to donate, please drop items off at […]
Resurrection Lutheran Church will hold its annual rummage and bake sale on Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations of items to sell are gratefully accepted through May 27; to arrange a drop-off, call 491-0706.
The implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is in full swing. The state is asking for stakeholder input on how ESSA will be implemented in Alaska. The state will be holding a series of webinars to acquire this input. The press release and information on how to attend […]
The Seward Paddling Association is hosting two events on June 5, 2016. We will have a summer gear swap and bake sale at the Rae Building from 11AM-1PM. We will also be hosting a potluck at the Seward Pavilion at 7PM. We could use help making these events happen! […]
On May 21, exactly forty-nine years ago to the day, seven Boy Scouts from Seward Troop 327 planted a skinny, 4′ tall Sitka Spruce sapling by City Hall to commemorate the 1867 Alaska Purchase Centennial Year. As the 150th anniversary of the purchase of Alaska from Russia approaches, local historian Lee […]