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Join Team Tuffy!

Join Team Tuffy!

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!

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 […]

Race to clear Lowell Creek

Race to clear Lowell Creek

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, […]

Lowell Creek waterfall surging

Lowell Creek waterfall surging

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 […]

Summer Solstice Cemetery Tour Tuesday June 21

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 […]

Tonsina Trail Improvements Underway this Summer

Tonsina Trail Improvements Underway this Summer

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

Dog Wash on Friday, June 17

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 […]

USCG Cutter back in service

USCG Cutter back in service

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

Cruise ship departs Seward

Cruise ship departs Seward

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 […]

Historic Walking Tour June 4

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 Garage Sale

Young Life Garage Sale

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 […]

State is asking for Community Input on ESSA

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 […]

Alaska Purchase Centennial Year Sitka Spruce

Alaska Purchase Centennial Year Sitka Spruce

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 […]