Recent News & Information

City Paving Schedule for the week of July 10

City Paving Schedule for the week of July 10

July 12, 2017 UPDATE:  Click HERE to see the tentative schedule of paving for July 12-14, 2017 (west of Third Avenue). —- July 11, 2017: Note:  Dates are approximate. For the week of July 10, 2017, paving crews will be working on the streets west of Third Avenue including First Avenue, Second Avenue, and […]

Update on Street Paving & City Council Recap

Update on Street Paving & City Council Recap

City Council took place on a glorious Monday evening, with the swift breeze coming off of Resurrection Bay, boats streaming back into the Harbor and Mount Marathon looking resplendent in her evening summer light. The meeting itself was brief, quite unlike winter council meetings, which generally run for 2-3 hours. […]

Important SIFA membership meeting

An important membership meeting of the Seward International Friendship Association (SIFA) will be held Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 6 pm in the upstairs meeting room at the Seward Community Library. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the future of SIFA and possible disbanding of the organization due […]

Subway Tri Harder Thon – July 22

Subway Tri Harder Thon – July 22

Want to challenge yourself and enjoy the outdoors at the same time? Sign up for this year’s Subway Tri-Harder-Thon – Seward’s own Adventure Triathlon! Sat, July 22nd starting at Primrose Campground area, this race consists of a 5 mile Kayak (Kenai Lake); 6 mile Trail Run (Primrose/Meridan Trail); 15 mile road […]

July First Friday

July First Friday

The July First Friday is almost here! Come out and visit various shops throughout downtown and the harbor as they feature artists and offer free snacks and drinks. This Friday, July 7 from 6pm-8pm. Everyone welcome! Hope to see you Friday!

baby walrus

baby walrus

What a treat to watch the orphaned baby walrus at the Alaska Sealife Center. Every day, there is something new to see. Only about two weeks old when he first arrived from Nome, he immediately learned to seek love from the 24/7 ASLC staff, cuddling against their slick rain pants. Now […]

Mt Marathon Bug-athon

Mt Marathon Bug-athon

50 flies with one swat. Swarms of flies in every video. Drowning flies in the Race Point Gatorade. General complaints and exasperation from runners, volunteers, and spectators from downtown to the top. Bugs are to be expected, but the explosion in a particular fly, the March Fly, caused most of these issues. […]

55 Pound King Salmon Bagged Near Seward

55 Pound King Salmon Bagged Near Seward

At about 4pm this afternoon, the Viking Sportfisher “Forty Niner” arrived in Seward Small Boat Harbor with “one of the largest King Salmon ever brought in to Seward” according to Forty Niner Captain Mike Nelsen. Nelsen with the help of his son Jasen as mate, guided 14 year-old Katelyn Sawyer-Lemme as she […]