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 […]
Alexis De Leon for the Seward City News – The excitement building at the Yukon Bar is felt throughout Fourth St.; entering the bar it seems everyone in Seward has crammed into the joint for the occasion. Kimya Dawson is the buzz of the town. The former singer/songwriter of the Indie/Folk band, the Moldy Peaches and large contributor to the “Juno” […]
Veronica Wilde, who took Best in show at the NOSB Art Show has also been mass producing pottery on the wheel at SHS. She is creating dishes for Judy Ohdner’s Cafe, Zudy’s which will be opening at the Train Depot by the Sea Life Center this spring! Veronica Wilde Here are more NOSB pieces, Bas Relief Tiles: Moriah Doepken Katie […]
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 […]
On January 3rd, 7pm at the Rae Building, local band Burning Bush will take the stage for the premiere performance of their debut album, “Honesty in a Box.” The band, featuring Mark Chase, Brett Chase, Dakota Plush, Aimie Cox, and Max Ingalls, likens its sound to alternative 90s acts such as Nirvana, Bush, and Incubus, while ultimately living outside the […]
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!
SEWARD HS POOL SCHEDULE AUG 19 – DEC 22 2013 OPEN SWIM M, W, F 6:30 – 7:50 pm Sun (starting Nov 3) 4:00 – 5:20 LAP SWIM M, W , F 6:30 – 8:00 am 5:00 – 6:30 pm T & Th 11:00 – 12:30 Sun (starting Nov 3) 5:30 – 7 pm Parent & Tot Swim T […]
A new late-summer semester of Tai Chi is set to begin next Monday, August 12. Please note that classes will be offered at Apex Gym, in addition to Rez Fitness in town. For more information or to register for the late-summer semester or individual lessons, contact Julie Rosier or fill out the form below.
The Seward Alehouse softball team beat Western Sheet Metal from Anchorage in the championship game of the 2013 4th of July softball tournament held in Seward this past weekend. This annual event was sponsored by the Seward Alehouse, Seward Parks & Recreation, Anchor Town Sports and the Seward Transfer Facility.
Lace up your shoes and get ready for our 15th Annual 5k Wildlife Rescue Walk/Run! The race kicks off Saturday, August 3 at the Alaska SeaLife Center as part of our SeaFest Weekend festivities! You won’t want to miss out on this super fun event, which follows a scenic route along the Resurrection Bay waterfront. All […]
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 USCG is conducting a survey on Resurrection Bay to determine the effectiveness of the current aids to navigation and the potential need for change. If you transit Resurrection Bay please follow this link to participate in the survey! Any and all applicable feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you! https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=gDYjRQ1aXe0PyQ78SCK7OQ
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 […]
Only one week left to get your tickets to the ASFA Phoenix Chapter fundraiser dinner cruise taking place on Fox Island! Set sail with us on Saturday, August 25, 2012! All proceeds directly support firefighter and EMT training in the Seward/Moose Pass area. For more information about the Phoenix Chapter and how to buy tickets, visit http://sewardcitynews.com/2012/08/phoenixchaptercruise2012/
$50 donation for Cruise & Dinner Kenai Fjords Bay Cruise to Fox Island Prime Rib & Salmon Dinner on Fox Island No Host Bar – Alaskan Beer & Wine Live Outcry Auction Credit cards accepted on the island Saturday, August 25, 2012 Check in at Kenai Fjords Tours Office at 5:00 pm Pick up “will-call” tickets at this time Departs […]
**Update** — CLASS IS NOW FULL — Email if you’d like to be placed on the waiting list or get on the mailing list to receive information directly about future tai chi classes. Thank you! Starting next Tuesday, April 24th, Julie Rosier will offer a 9-week community sampler series of Beginner Tai Chi at REZ Fitness Gym. Classes will continue […]
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 […]
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 […]
It looks like I’m not the only one concerned by the fact that there is no reasonable way for pedestrians and kids to cross the Seward Highway. If the tunnel worked, I would be happy to use it. It’s hard to access, it’s location does not help me if I am headed north from SFW or 3 Bears, and it’s […]
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has come to Seward and Moose Pass. Each month the Dollywood Foundation mails a brand new, age appropriate book, at no charge, to every child from birth to age 5 who is enrolled. For more information or to sign up a child email email@example.com, or contact Lidia Petersen at 224-8680. This program is made possible by […]
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