By Alexis De Leon for SCN – The mountains of Alaska are certainly alive with the sound of music. Not the type of music Julie Andrews went on about but the type typically inspired by a campfire and whiskey. If anyone is channeling the song of Alaska’s wilderness it’s Seward’s own Blackwater Railroad Company. The band began in the winter […]
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This coming Saturday, August 23 is a day you won’t want to miss! For just $60 you get a cruise on Resurrection Bay, prime rib & salmon dinner, and the opportunity to bid on some great auction items. PLUS you’ll be supporting Seward and Moose Pass firefighters and EMTs. And did someone say door prizes?! Could this evening get any […]
Alaska troubadour Hurricane Dave returns to Seward for a Fourth of July performance at Resurrect Art Coffee House (“RezArt”). The Anchorage-based singer-songwriter, whose quirky original songs about Alaska have made him popular among both tourists and locals, will perform outdoors in the courtyard, weather permitting, after the Independence Day parade (roughly 3 p.m.). If it rains, he will play inside. […]
I ve been asked by the folks at epicurious.com to help spread the word about the 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. This was the recipe contest for kids that Rowan and I took part in last summer. It was an unbelievable experience. If the ideas of eating and cooking healthy foods for kids wasn’t enough, the first lady hosted a state […]
There will be an Ocean Themed Art Show Reception at the Rae Building TOMORROW: Friday, February 28th, 7-9 pm An Award Ceremony will take place at 8 and refreshments will be served! This show will feature art from Seward High Students as well as students from all over the state. Come check it out, it should be great and will […]
Local band Burning Bush would like to sincerely thank the community of Seward for its warm reception at the premiere concert of their debut album, “Honesty in a Box.” We are amazed at the outpouring of support and interest from the community. There are many factors that contribute to a great concert. A great audience is certainly one. Thank you […]
It’s here. Please welcome new arrival, “Honesty in a Box,” the debut album from Seward’s own Burning Bush. Experience the new album Friday, January 3rd, 7pm at the Rae Building. There, the local band will take the stage for the album’s premier concert performance. The band features an array of local talent including Mark Chase, Brett Chase, Dakota Plush, Aimie […]
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 […]
Know a teen who might like to join the Ocean Sciences Club? Tell them to check out our club blog, oceansciencesclub.tumblr.com, or just come to a meeting – Wednesdays from 5-6:30 PM at the Alaska SeaLife Center. It’s never too late to join!
Major Marine Tours is proud to announce the acceptance of the “Certificate of Excellence” from TripAdvisor
Happy Solstice Weekend Seward! Major Marine Tours is excited to announce that it is a Certificate of Excellence 2013 WINNER We here at Major Marine strive to provide our guests with a uniquely Alaskan experience. The beautiful scenery and wildlife of the Kenai Fjords National Park, Resurrection Bay and Prince William Sound coupled with the outstanding customer service of […]
Please join us for a Wildlife Cruise Fundraise Major Marine Tours is partnering with American Red Cross of Alaska Disaster Relief Fund for a Fundraiser. With the recent spring floods on our minds why not join us for a cruise to benefit the relief effort. 100% of the ticket sales benefit American Red Cross of Alaska Disaster Relief Fund courtesy […]
The Phoenix Chapter of the Alaska State Firefighters Association would like to express our sincere gratitude to the many local businesses that donated to support our dinner cruise and auction on Saturday, August 25. The Phoenix Chapter is a combined effort of Bear Creek, Moose Pass and Seward Fire Departments, and Seward Volunteer Ambulance Corps, in a joint association to […]
Seward High Art students created new scenes out of old photos. For inspiration, students viewed the Abberant Art of Barry Kite. Kite is a contemporary artists who mainly reworks art history classics by cutting them up and combining them in humorous ways. Students also viewed triptych artwork from the past and were asked to make their collages in triptych form. Thanks […]
Seward High Ceramic students have been busy this semester mastering hand building techniques as well as the pottery wheel. Here are some bas relief tiles and wheel projects by 1. Isi Mayer (flute) 2. Catie Zweifel (guitar) 3. Michaela Thomassen (mermaid) 4. Gabe Stoval (basketball) 5. Mike Thorn (bowl) 6. Mary Goodwater (mug). Click these links to see more bas […]
ANCHORAGE – 14th ALASKA BIRD CONFERENCE will be held at the Hotel Captain Cook. Every two years, researchers and managers convene to report on all aspects of bird biology, management and conservation in Alaska. Keynote Speaker will be world renowned shorebird and evolutionary biologist, Professor THEUNIS PIERSMA, Avian Ecologist from The Netherlands. Special sessions include Movement Ecology and Long-term Raptor […]
Forget the fair – we’ve got two events this weekend and next you don’t want to miss! Due to popular demand, the ASFA Phoenix Chapter Rummage / Quilt / Bake Sale is being held over to this Saturday! Location: Seward Elks Lodge 419 Fifth Avenue Date: Saturday, August 28 Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Weve got something for everyone […]
This little pug mix was rescued on May 5th by the awesome maintenance staff at the Windsong Lodge. She was stranded on a sand bar in the middle of the Resurrection River. She has a blue collar. If this sweet little dog belongs to you please call Erik at 491-0173 or 224-6533 ext 2225.
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OK Seward, here is your chance to put your mark on a Roadhouse tradition. The Resurrection Roadhouse is gearing up for the season and we are looking for this years artwork for the Goliath shirts. Deadline is April 15th, 2008 Artwork should be Alaskan themed with Goliath 2008 somewhere in it Artwork can be in any format i.e. digital, paint, […]
The Seward Legislative Information Office has moved to SeaView Plaza, 302 Railway Ave., into the offices where the Phoenix Log used to be. The office hours are 8 AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday. The public is able to access legislative teleconferences, information on legislation, Alaska State statutes, and send public comments to the legislators. Contact the Seward LIO at […]