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 18 members of the Seward and Bear Creek volunteer fire departments and Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps, along with their trucks and equipment. A crew from KTVA Channel 11 was there, occasionally playing themselves while producing an actual story on the […]
The Snow River String Band, a new bluegrass group from Seward, facilitated by Jim Pfeiffenberger, performed in front...
Five teachers from Seward, Moose Pass, and Hope, plus two parents, received their Lego Robotics Certification today...
See what students in our Ocean Sciences Club are saying about the ocean and what it means to them in this great video...
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-redemptionRead more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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.comRead more ›
New links have been added to our website for: Art Contest Writers Contest Music Video RFP Go to www.ChugachArtsCouncil.orgRead more ›
Part Two of the Alaska Flag story explores the background of the Alaska Flag poem and song.Read more ›
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!Read more ›
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.comRead more ›
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.comRead more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
Learn how to research any aspect of Seward’s history via the library and museum resources.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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 Dodson and Kate Meadows, who worked out of Seaview Community Services through a collaborative effort funded by a state tobacco grant by the Department of Health and Social Services.but all of those appearing on the video, and all the scenes […]Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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.Read more ›
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 are working on a mechanism for our members to include it on their websites as well. This is the first in a two-part series, with the second video (to be completed later this year) focusing on doing business in Seward […]Read more ›
Video by Josh Thomas An artist residency taught by Justine Pechuzal culminates in an art show.Read more ›
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 on the Kenai Peninsula. History KWF was founded in 1997 by a group of local citizens concerned about the health of the Kenai River watershed. In 2002, KWF decided to expand its mission area from the Kenai River Watershed to […]Read more ›
“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.Read more ›