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USCG Cutter back in service

USCG Cutter back in service

It’s great to see the US Coast Guard Cutter back in its spot in the boat harbor after undergoing maintenance at Vigor Shipyard across the bay this winter. The contrast in size to the cruise ship is amazing! Carol Griswold

Seward to host plein air painters June 11 & 12

Seward to host plein air painters June 11 & 12

Submitted by Dot Bardarson – This coming weekend Seward will host plein air painters from Anchorage, Palmer and Homer. Local painters were welcome to join the group, which will meet at the Seward Hotel at 9am Saturday morning (June 11). The painters will discuss options and then fan out in […]

Cruise ship departs Seward

Cruise ship departs Seward

The sun illuminated the Celebrity Millennium this evening as it backed out of port and departed Seward around 8 pm. Locals and visitors alike lined up along the Waterfront to watch the spectacle of the huge vessel, framed by the spectacular snowy mountains in the background. In turn, the passengers gazed at Seward and Mt […]

NPS Celebrates 100 Years in Seward!

NPS Celebrates 100 Years in Seward!

Kenai Fjords National Park would like to thank the Seward community for celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service with us!  It was an evening of good food, friends, inspiration, music, and arts.  Special thanks to Dot Bardarson and Jennifer Headtke of the Seward Mural Society, Master Artist Byron […]

SBCFSA Regular Mtg 6/6/16

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular meeting Monday, June 6th at 6:00 pm. Please find attached the agenda which includes a presentation by UAF PhD Candidate Matthew Balaz, Correspondence: FEMA Letter Regarding KPB Coastal Study, City of Seward Letter Regarding Coastal Velocity Zone Erosion Project, […]

Historic Walking Tour June 4

To celebrate National Trails Day, the Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers are sponsoring a historic walking tour along the first mile of the Iditarod National Historic Trail.  The tour will start in the plaza in front of the SeaLife Center at 7 P.M. on Saturday, June 4, and last about one […]

Seward Halibut Tournament begins June 1

Seward Halibut Tournament begins June 1

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release – It’s that time again! The Seward Halibut Tournament will begin June 1st and continue for the entire month of June. However, this year for Charters it is “No Halibut Fishing Wednesday”, so make plans accordingly so you don’t miss out on your chance […]

June 1: Centennial Celebration and Mural Unveiling

June 1: Centennial Celebration and Mural Unveiling

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1, Kenai Fjords National Park would like to invite the Seward community to gather in celebration of the National Park Service 100th anniversary.  As part of the celebration, the park is honored to have National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis provide his vision for the next 100 years of […]

Young Life Garage Sale

Young Life Garage Sale

Young Life will be having a Garage Sale this Saturday, June 4th, from 10am – 3pm at Seward City Church (Nash Rd. mile 1.7).  All proceeds from the sale will go to send kids to camp in Oregon June 10-18.  If you want to donate, please drop items off at […]