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Seward High Volleyball

Get ready to bump, set, spike as Seward Seahawk Volleyball practice will begin on August 12th at 3:00pm in the Seward High School gym. Athletes need to prepared by having their paperwork ready, physical complete, black spandex shorts, knee pads, and proper athletic gym shoes. We are looking forward to […]

Andy Mason performs for the young people of Seward

Andy Mason performs for the young people of Seward

Andy Mason performed at the Seward Community Library & Museum for local children and their families this morning. Sponsored by the Seward Community Library Association, this one hour long concert provided entertainment, inspiration, and many laughs and smiles.  Coming from New Mexico, Mason included Seward as part of his Alaskan […]

Bookin for Books this Sunday, July 14

Bookin for Books this Sunday, July 14

Bookin for Books is this Sunday, July 14th!   Come run the trails of the Chugach National Forest and help support the Seward/Moose Pass Imagination Library.     You have a choice of 2 courses- a 3.8 or 6.4 mile trail run: The 3.8 mile trail run starts at the 12-mile […]

Mount Marathon reflections

Mount Marathon reflections

Steep Ascents Cinthia Ritchie, Anchorage Press Each year at the start of the Mount Marathon Race, before the gun goes off and the madness begins, I stare up at the peak for a long and silent moment. It always looks so green and shadowed and immense, and I feel so […]

Tustumena Return to Service Delayed

Tustumena Return to Service Delayed

For Immediate Release: July 10, 2013 Contact: Jeremy Woodrow, 907-465-8994, Jeremy.Woodrow@alaska.gov Tustumena Return to Service Further Delayed (JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) today announced that the M/V Tustumena has been rescheduled to return to service August 20, 2013. The vessel was previously slated to begin serviceJuly 23. The M/V Tustumena entered a […]

Providence Seward mammography technology transition

  Providence Seward Medical & Care Center is transitioning its mammography technology from film-based or analog mammograms to digital mammograms. Mammograms are specialized X-rays of the breast that can detect tumors before symptoms occur. Digital mammograms produce a clearer image in less time and are considered to be the new standard […]

Christine Sheehan Selected as New SeaView Executive Director

SEAVIEW COMMUNITY SERVICES ANNOUNCEMENT It is with great pleasure that the SeaView Community Services Governing Board announces its selection of Christine Sheehan as the new SeaView Executive Director.  She moved into the position on May 12.  Founded in 1972, SeaView is a local non-profit agency providing community based services that […]

Andy Mason Live @ the Library

Andy Mason Live @ the Library

Live music just for kids this Saturday, July 13th @ 11:00 am. Wear your dancing shoes to the Library Museum for a free concert thanks to the Seward Community Library Association. Recommended for children ages 3-10 years and their families. All ages welcome! Learn about Andy and his music at www.andymasonmusic.org.

The Perfect Day! Thank you Seward!

The Perfect Day- If someone asked me to describe the perfect day, it would go something like this. The Perfect Day would start on a December afternoon in 2000 driving into town with a barrowed truck, two dogs and twenty dollars in my pocket and an internship at the Alaska […]

Wayne Tressler

Former Seward resident Wayne Glenn Tressler died June 18, 2013 in Sacramento, California after an extended period of Post Polio Syndrome.  He was 68. Wayne was born on October 13, 1944 in Danville Penna. to Raymond and Isabel Tressler. In 1946 his family moved to Seward where they purchased and […]

Dawn Gallt, 1943-2013

Dawn Gallt, 1943-2013

Longtime Seward resident Dawn K. Gallt, 69, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Providence Seward Medical Center from natural causes. A memorial services will be held at a later date. Her ashes will be taken back to the ranch that she grew up on in Carbondale, Colo. Dawn was […]

Reminder: Park Headquarters Open House Tonight

Kenai Fjords National Park would like to invite park partners and the local community to an Open House  at the new Park Headquarters (formerly known as Old Solly’s) at 411 Washington Street on Tuesday July 9, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m..  There will be a small exhibit on the history […]

Cruise Ship train passengers get a break

Cruise Ship train passengers get a break

By Heidi Zemach for SCN One of the cruise ship companies that docks in Seward every week has decided to give its train passengers a bit of a break. Every day during the May- September tourist season, the Alaska Railroad train comes into the Seward Depot at about 11:00 a.m., […]

Underage Exit Glacier partiers nabbed

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Ten young people were charged with underage drinking by the Alaska State Troopers, along with some other charges during a party at the Exit Glacier camping area in the early hours of Friday July 5th. None were from the Seward area or its nearby surroundings. […]

After Hours Coffee Klatch

After Hours Coffee Klatch

Opening Week for The After Hours Coffee Klatch  Ask and you shall receive: Later hours for local coffee shops.  Both Resurrect Art and Sea Bean Café have joined forces with the Seward Prevention Coalition to offer later hours once a week.  Starting Thursday July 11th Resurrect Art will remain open from 7-9pm, […]

2013 Seward Halibut Tournament

2013 Seward Halibut Tournament

2013 Seward Halibut Tournament Official Press Release Talk about a dramatic show down at the end of the month long, the 2013 Seward Halibut Tournament! From June 20 – 26 the lead was held by angler Kristine Jordahl Fishing on the Cisco Kid and on June 27th just days before the […]

Dog Found at Exit Glacier

Dog Found at Exit Glacier

This dog was found at Seaveys dog camp  near Exit Glacier a few days ago.  This  information was posted by user Leialoha on the Seward City News facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/sewardcitynews