Sugar Mountain stars fall in love with Seward

Sugar Mountain stars fall in love with Seward

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 […]

April 3, 2014 ·
Snow River String Band at Anchorage Folk Festival

Snow River String Band at Anchorage Folk Festival

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!

January 20, 2014 ·

S.T.E.M. Gaining Steam!

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!

September 20, 2013 ·
The Health of the Ocean Matters to Me

The Health of the Ocean Matters to Me

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! 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 […]

September 12, 2013 ·
Running Mount Marathon: A Runner’s Perspective

Running Mount Marathon: A Runner’s Perspective

  Video By: Clint Farr of Juneau Courtesy of the Alaska Dispatch See Clint’s original essay here:    

July 6, 2013 ·

Bits of History – Eastern Mountains

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.

April 19, 2013 ·

Bits of History – All-Alaska Sweepstakes

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.

February 27, 2013 ·

Storm Video 12/30/12

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

December 30, 2012 ·
Art & Writing Opportunities

Art & Writing Opportunities

New links have been added to our website for: Art Contest Writers Contest Music Video RFP Go to

November 10, 2012 ·

Bits of History – Alaska Flag, Part 2

Part Two of the Alaska Flag story explores the background of the Alaska Flag poem and song.

October 20, 2012 ·

Bits of History – Alaska Flag, Part 1

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!

September 22, 2012 ·

Flooding Videos 9/20/12

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

September 20, 2012 ·

Flooding at Lowell Creek Waterfall

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

September 20, 2012 ·

Bits of History – Obihiro

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.

August 2, 2012 ·

Bits of History – William H. Seward

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.

June 7, 2012 ·

Bits of History – A Research Guide

Learn how to research any aspect of Seward’s history via the library and museum resources.

April 5, 2012 ·

Bits of History – Naval Radio Station

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.

December 20, 2010 ·
New DVD promotes Discussion on Smoking

New DVD promotes Discussion on Smoking

  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 […]

November 18, 2010 ·

Bits of History – Founding of Seward

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.

September 11, 2010 ·

Bits of History – 1928 Marathon Race

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.

June 29, 2010 ·

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 high definition. It is also available on YouTube, and we […]

February 22, 2010 ·

Seward Elementary Art Show

Video by Josh Thomas An artist residency taught by Justine Pechuzal culminates in an art show.

February 22, 2010 ·

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. KWF’s mission is “working together for healthy watersheds […]

January 21, 2010 ·

Hunter Doan in DC

“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.

September 30, 2009 ·

Seahawks vs Whalers

Another Seahawks football game covered by Gabe Esposito Seahawks vs Whalers from SewardCityNews on Vimeo.

September 22, 2009 ·