By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — About 150 costumed jumpers and their several hundred cheering fans came to Resurrection Bay’s port city to defeat cancer. At the orderly prompting of the Master of Ceremonies, teams of jumpers plunged into boat-harbor waters which had developed a thin skin of ice the night before. They all deserve hearty applause. Nor should the […]
This week at the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series we’re happy to present two showings of the popular new movie Minions. Minions will be shown tonight at 6pm and 8pm at the UAF’s Rae Building at 3rd and Railway. Tickets go on sale 30 minutes before show time. Thanks to our sponsors Seward Arts Council, Seward Prevention […]
Bjorn Olson has bicycled over from Homer to screen his feature film, ‘Heart of Alaska’. The film will play in Seward one night before traveling on to Cordova, Valdez and Anchorage, where it has been accepted into the Anchorage International Film Festival. The film will screen at the KM Rae Building at 6:30 PM on Tuesday the 24th. Cost is […]
Coming up Friday November 20th at the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series we’ll be showing Home (PG) at 6pm followed by a pre-DVD release screening of Maze Runner: Scorch Trials (PG-13) at 8pm. Tickets are $1/person and go on sale 30 minutes before showtime! Tickets have been going fast so plan to arrive early. Movies are shown […]
Join us Friday, November 13th for another great night out at the movies! This week at the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series we’ll be showing Max (PG) at 6pm followed by Trainwreck (R) at 8:30pm. Tickets are $1/person and go on sale 30 minutes before showtime! Tickets have been going fast so plan to arrive early. Movies […]
From John Coffey: “I put this compilation together. Mostly taken right here in Seward over the last 3 years. Enjoy!” To see more of Johns work, visit his web site: http://www.oceanadventurevideo.com/
SEWARD, Alaska – Seward City News reporter Rick Smeriglio captured President Obama’s announcement from Seward, that the USA needs more icebreakers plying the Arctic Ocean.
The Friends of Jesse Lee Home are proud to announce the schedule for this year’s Balto Film Fest. Filmmakers from around the state will descend on Seward Labor Day weekend to participate in this work force development exercise – and Seward benefits from the exposure. Local residents are encouraged to play along – whether it be attending any of the […]
If you have not yet seen “Paddle to Seattle”, an adventure comedy kayaking movie, created by our own Josh Thomas and JJ Kelley… then you’re missing out! Come to the FREE screening of this incredibly entertaining movie on Wednesday night (July 8) at the Rae Building in downtown Seward. Put on by the Seward Paddling Association, and hosted by Josh […]
We’d like to thank everyone who came out to Turning Heads Kennel on Saturday to go dog sledding and to help us paint our dog houses. Our dog yard looks absolutely fantastic and we couldn’t be more thrilled about the creativity that everyone brought to our dog yard. It will be so much fun getting to share these beautiful creations […]
Free Home Staging Workshop-May 9th, 1-3 PM, Seward Community Library Thinking of selling your house? Stop by for coffee and learn how to sell quickly and for top dollar in any market with home staging. Potentially increase your selling price up to 20%. Learn what you can do yourself, and how a home stager can help you. Submit photos of your […]
Hey All, Upcoming movie night at SHS Theater will be: Wednesday January 28th, doors open at 5:30 Admission is: Suggested Donation of $5 Concessions for sale. Movie: Blackfish, a documentary film A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales. Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite Hosted by: NHS, and SHS Theater
Movies start at 6:30 PM in the Community Room. Contact the Library at 224-4082 with any questions. January 2 – Salvo Italian with English Subtitles, Not Rated, Run Time: 110 minutes Synopsis: A hitman for the Sicilian Mafia, Salvo is cold and ruthless. When he sneaks into a house on an assignment, he discovers Rita, a young blind girl […]
The Travel Channel will again be airing a special on Seward named “Alaska Starts Here” on January 1, 2015, at 8PM. From the Travel Channel: “Alaska Starts Here The weathered, worn, time-hardened port city of Seward, AK, explodes to 10 times its population every summer, offering untamed, raw Alaska adventures like wrestling monster fish out of the treacherous waters […]
“[A feature film] – What does the future hold for Alaska? One family walked and packrafted over 3 months and 800 miles to gain insight. From March through July of 2013 Hig, Erin, Katmai and Lituya walked and packrafted over 800 miles of Alaska coastline, around the edge of Cook Inlet. They fastidiously documented their adventure and have returned home […]
Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – Alaskan Earthquake Artwork: Seward Children of 1964, a documentary by Seward filmmaker Kris Peck, will be shown at the Anchorage International Film Festival early next month. The four minute film consists of a collage of fragments or details of crayon on paper drawings created by a handful of children who had documented what they saw […]
http://www.youralaskalink.com/news/The-Alaska-SeaLife-Centers–283657091.html When a mother is expecting it is of interest how her little ones are developing. In this case, there are thousands of them. The Alaska SeaLife Center’s Giant Pacific Octopus “Dot” has laid eggs in one of the tanks in the Denizens of the Deep exhibit. Richard Hocking, Alaska SeaLife Center says, “its a species that has only been […]
Click link for FOX Alaska News story on Seward Middle School: Seward Middle School eats their Fruits and Veggies. According to the Center for Disease Control, childhood obesity has more than quadrupled in adolescents – and folks in the city of Seward have decided to do something about it. Seward Middle School is competing for the nutri-bullet program – which […]
NHS and SHS Theater Present The First Installment of our Winter Movies The Lego Movie “An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.” Showing: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 6:30pm All Ages Concessions for Sale Admission: suggested donation $5 […]
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.