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Aplications for student exchange program available

The City of Seward is seeking up to four high school students to participate in a student exchange with its sister city of Obihiro, Japan. As part of the program, several Japanese students came to Seward in late July. Seward students travel to...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Local    August 3, 2017

Residents turn out to meet exchange students

\On Monday evening, famed musher Jujiro Wada would have been exceptionally proud of his former home and the one he helped pioneer. Maybe even more so after learning the five high school students who...

 

City Calendar

July 27 Movie night The Seward Community Library & Museum’s Summer Reading Program will hold a Family Movie Night on Thursday, July 27. “The Jungle Book” will be shown beginning at 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. July 29 Play time...

 

Alaska Women Speak features Pels' mural book

The Summer 2017 issue of Alaska Women Speak features a full-page review of “Framed by Sea & Sky: Community art in Seward, mural capital of Alaska,” by Seward-born Jacquelin Ruth Benson Pels. “Art has a long history in Seward,” the review begi...

 
 By Tommy Wells    Features    June 8, 2017

Trailblazers hold 25th anniversary gala for Iditarod Trail Bike Path

The Iditarod Trail reached a different type of milestone on Sunday afternoon. Well, at least the first part of it did. The Seward Iditarod Trailblazers celebrated the 25th anniversary of the...

 

Potluck planned for visiting students

A community potluck will be held on Aug. 1 at the Seward Community Library and Museum to welcome the visiting high school exchange students from Obihiro, Japan. The potluck and welcome ceremony will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All members of the...

 

Seward City Calendar - Dec. 18, 2014

THE DECEMBER 22, 2014 SEWARD CITY COUNCIL MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED SEWARD PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION NOTICE OF VACANCY The City Council is seeking applications from the citizens of Seward interested in serving on the Planning and Zoning...

 

Music, arts festival expected to be bigger, bolder, better

It may not be as big as the Mt. Marathon Race but it's big. It has just as much talent, though a different kind. Like Mt. Marathon, there will be daring moves and probably some sweating and there is...

 

Sister city project comes to end, friendship lives on

After a jam packed week of painting and sight seeing, the sister city mural project came to an end last week. The final product, above, was a labor of love say the mural artists. When the Obihiro...

 

The Art of Friendship

Artists from Seward's sister city, Obihiro, Japan, have arrived safely and got right to work. Well, first they were treated to an outdoor meal at the home of Seward Mural Society member Dot Bardarson...

 

Japanese sister city mural underway

The much-anticipated arrival of artists from Obihiro, Japan is tomorrow, Sept. 5. This time next Thursday, Sept. 13, the mural designed by Seward's sister city artists will be finished. What seems...

 

Art of connection best achieved by gift-giving

There are many ways to connect with another country. Many are so serious, such as through economics, politics, and even war. Travel and the arts sometimes come together with exchange programs that promote sharing and education, entertainment and...

 

First Friday Art Walk features diverse talent

First Friday Art Walk features diverse talent Friday, Sept. 5 6-8 p.m. Zudy’s: Catherine Schneider. Original paintings and 3 dimensional art Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center: Tom Missel. ”Alaska National Parks”-original oil paintings...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    August 21, 2014

Sister city sending artists

After a 40 year relationship with Seward's sister city Obihiro, Japan, a new phrase of that sisterhood is about to about to begin. On September 6, a contingent of artists will arrive in Seward, take...

 

Alaska Nellie Rides Again

There were old-time photos, strawberry shortcake and fun all around when Seward Senior Center celebrated Alaska Nellie's birthday July 31. The center holds the party each year to honor the Alaska...

 

Sister city shares brightest stars

High School students from Seward's sister city, Obihiro, Japan, attended Monday night's city council meeting where they were formally welcomed to the city. Mayor Jean Bardarson read a proclamation on...

 

Seward youth takes prized photos

Meret Beutler, one of two Seward youths who took part in the Obihiro student exhange program last year, place high in a The North Pacific Research Board annual photo contest. Each year since 2007,...

 

Turn Back the Pages – May 12, 1977

May 12, 1977 The Seward Phoenix LOG Fishing boats crowd harbor – Seward Fisheries dock was the scene of frenzied activity this weekend as 22 halibut boats prepared for the year’s first opening. Most of the boats are from Petersburg and I spent a...

 

Turn Back the Pages – April 17, 1986

April 17, 1986 The Seward Phoenix LOG Morality... an issue? – “Morality is not an issue that can be legislated,” so say almost 400 area residents in a petition that was presented to the Seward City Council Monday night. David C. Ramirez...

 

Out & About - March 27, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Statewide emergency practice set Federal, state and local facilities will engage in state-wide testing of emergency alert and response systems March 27. Today, between 10:15 a.m. and...

 

Out & About - Feb. 13, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Schools host policy meetings Seward Schools Site Council will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. today, Feb. 13, at Seward Middle School. The...

 

Community Foundation shares wealth

Seward and Moose Pass have their own version of a permanent fund which supports local non-profit groups. Under the management of the Seward Community Foundation and its local board, the endowment...

 

Out & About - Jan. 30, 2014

Send listings for Out & About to editor@theSewardPhoenixLOG.com. Flaunt wits with debate team Seward High School’s Debate and Forensics Team presents a Showcase/Skirmish for the community starting at 5:30 p.m. today. This event is open to the publi...

 

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