And Seward’s loving the movie making too! By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Sugar Mountain, the independent movie being filmed in Seward is bringing in some money, some fun times, and a few small roles for local residents. Some 72 volunteer extras showed up for a sunny all-day shoot near the beach at Lowell Point Monday, March 31st. They included […]
The Snow River String Band, a new bluegrass group from Seward, facilitated by Jim Pfeiffenberger, performed in front of an audience of 900 at the Anchorage Folk Festival Friday night, Jan 17. Check them out, video included below!
Five teachers from Seward, Moose Pass, and Hope, plus two parents, received their Lego Robotics Certification today after a 7-hour training at the middle school. Learn more about it. See the video here!
See what students in our Ocean Sciences Club are saying about the ocean and what it means to them in this great video they made! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjqO2ktcjvA The Alaska SeaLife Center’s Ocean Sciences Club for Seward secondary students began in September 2012, thanks to the Seward Community Foundation and Alaska Airlines Foundation. Over the course of the school year, students dug […]
Video By: Clint Farr of Juneau Courtesy of the Alaska Dispatch http://www.alaskadispatch.com/video/video-running-mount-marathon See Clint’s original essay here: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20130704/scared-race-21-years-ago-mount-marathon-becomes-race-redemption
Welcome to Bits of History! Lee has already taught us about the mountains on the western side of side of Seward. Now he takes us on a journey to the mountains east of Seward. Special thanks goes out to Harold Faust for assisting in the research of this “Bits” segment.
Our award-winning series is back for 2013! Learn about the All-Alaska Sweepstakes and how it became an inspiration for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
We took the following video on the way out to Lowell Pt. and also in town in the Sealife Center parking lot. Lots of wind and waves! Bixler McClure & Krystin Bablinskas http://www.alaskagraphy.com
New links have been added to our website for: Art Contest Writers Contest Music Video RFP Go to www.ChugachArtsCouncil.org
Part Two of the Alaska Flag story explores the background of the Alaska Flag poem and song.
Take a 7-minute break to watch our latest “Bits of History” (there are no floods in this one): Stayed tuned next month for Part 2!
Here is a short collection of shots from around town on the morning of 9/20/12 showing the flooding we are experiencing. Bixler McClure & Krystin Bablinskas http://alaskagraphy.wordpress.com
We shot this video on 9/19/12 in the afternoon at Lowell Creek Waterfall of the crews working to clear out the stream/beach. Bixler McClure & Krystin Bablinskas http://alaskagraphy.wordpress.com
We have another “Bits of History” and it’s just in time for the Sister City Student Exchange with Obihiro, Japan! Learn how our relationship with Obihiro began, and what has transpired over the years.
We’re still here and making movies about Seward’s history! Watch our latest “Bits of History” and learn about William H. Seward, our town’s namesake.
Learn how to research any aspect of Seward’s history via the library and museum resources.
Lee has fulfilled a request this month. The latest “Bits of History” is about the naval radio station… also known as that green building across the bay. Watch to learn about its history and significance. As always, requests and comments are welcome. If you missed any past episodes this year, visit the Bits of History Channel on YouTube.
By Heidi Zemach for SCN The community of Seward is well represented in a new hour-long video showcasing many diverse views on smoking, and the effects of second hand smoke. Courage for our future: Striving for a Smoke-Free Community has its first public showing Nov 18 during a Great American Smoke-Out event at AVTEC. It was produced by Lou […]
The latest Bits of History is fresh off the reel! Take five minutes out of your day to learn how Seward got its name. If you have a spare weekend, be sure and visit the Seward Museum on 3rd and Jefferson to learn more interesting bits of Seward’s history.
The July 4th Mount Marathon race is approaching fast! In honor of this race, Lee takes us back to 1928, when the Marathon record was shattered by a 14-year-old youth.
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 high definition. It is also available on YouTube, and we […]
Video by Josh Thomas An artist residency taught by Justine Pechuzal culminates in an art show.
The Kenai Watershed Forum (KWF) is a local 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to maintaining the health of the watersheds on the Kenai Peninsula. KWF is recognized as the regional watershed organization of the Kenai Peninsula, successfully identifying and addressing the needs of the region by providing high quality education, restoration, and research programs. KWFs mission is working together for healthy watersheds […]
“Hunter Doan collected questions from his classmates at Seward Middle School in Seward, Alaska and took those questions to Washington DC and interviewed Alaska’s US Senators Murkowski and Begich. This is a video of Hunter interviewing Senator Murkowski in her hideaway under the US Capital.” Hunter Doan in DC from russ maddox on Vimeo.
Another Seahawks football game covered by Gabe Esposito Seahawks vs Whalers from SewardCityNews on Vimeo.