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A Conibear body trap similar to the one that snared Valdez resident, Chris Moulton's pet

Pets and Traps: Avoiding Backcountry Encounters

by Brian Wright for Seward City News- When Valdez resident Chris Moulton heard a horrible shriek echo through the dark forest, he knew instantly his dog was in trouble. Moulton was hiking with his husky-Shepard mix, Nukka, on the Keystone Canyon Trail, a popular hiking trail. Though he was aware […]

Science Cafe this Thursday Night!

Science Cafe this Thursday Night!

  Interested in science but hate lectures? Come join us for some Science “Speed Dating” at the first ever Seward Science Cafe. You’ll get to meet some locals and rotate through their tables to learn some of what’s going on right in your back yard. And you’ll get some free pizza […]

Wreath Sale brings World-class Theater to Seward

Wreath Sale brings World-class Theater to Seward

Seward PTA wreath sale is happening NOW! Download Form Here In its 23rd year, the Seward PTA Wreath sale funds Theater For All, a PTA program dedicated to bringing professional theater and music programs to Seward area youth.  During the last three years, top entertainers have included Jabali African Acrobats, […]

A winter bicycle commuter comfortably rides a Kenai Peninsula road on a cold mid-winter day. Photo: Bjørn Olson.

Winter Bicycle Commuting

by Bjørn Olson- Bright lights from an approaching vehicle cast a long shadow ahead of me. I was riding my bicycle on an icy road; the light grew brighter and my shadow more defined. I felt apprehension as the vehicle advanced from behind, at full speed. With no shoulder to […]

Annual PTA Wreath Fundraiser

Annual PTA Wreath Fundraiser

  It’s time for the 23nd annual PTA Wreath fundraiser! Order your beautiful wreath or garland by Nov. 17th, and it will be ready for pick up or delivery around Nov. 28nd.   Two ways to order: Order & pay online here: http://www.sewardakpta.com/fundraisers By mail:  order form here Our annual fundraiser support art […]

Pictorial Atlas of Seward History Program November 16

Pictorial Atlas of Seward History Program November 16

This month’s history program at the Seward Library Museum on Thursday, Nov. 16 will give details about how a historical atlas of downtown Seward came to fruition. Resurrection Bay Historical Society has invited Kenai Fjords National Park archaeologist Patrick Lewis to explain the efforts that went into producing a 185-page […]

Baby Beluga In Public View!

Baby Beluga In Public View!

The baby Beluga whale delighted visitors at the Alaska Sealife Center this afternoon on public display in the outdoor pool. The baby whale was discovered  on the west side of Cook Inlet stranded at the beach and doomed to die. Belugas are a critically endangered species. The 2 to 4 week-old calf […]

Mountain View Sports Huge Sale

Mountain View Sports Huge Sale

SHOP LOCAL – SAVE BIG! MOUNTAIN VIEW SPORTS HUGE 3 STORE SALE Now Through BLACK FRIDAY! Grundens and Carharts 30% to 50% Off Many other brand names 20%-30% Off Mountain View Sports is at 207 4th. Ave in Seward    

Commercial Building Energy Audit Applications Available

Commercial Building Energy Audit Applications Available

The Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) is now accepting applications for the Commercial Building Energy Audit (CBEA) program and requests that you distribute information on this opportunity to private commercial building owners in your community. This year the program is being funded by a grant from the US Department of Agriculture […]