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The Latest in Seward

As the seasons change it can be hard to know who's open or what there is to do in and around Seward! We will update these images as necessary and hope this information is helpful to our visitors. If you are a member and don't see accurate information, please let us know so we can fix it…

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Member Spotlight: Matlai Photography

Rose Groves captures the confluence of adventure and love with Matlai Photography, an elopement photography business based between Alaska and Colorado. As Seward’s burgeoning destination-wedding scene surges, Matlai Photography is blowing in to strengthen The Seward Chamber of Commerce’s marriage…

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Member Spotlight: Dr. Harsha

Health care is essential in any community. However, it was no simple task finding a provider to meet the unique needs of Seward. After a year of sifting through applicants, The Seward Community Health Center is excited to welcome Dr. Harsha Gowtham to their team. Dr. Gowtham, a Board Certified…

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Member Spotlight: Elevation Zero

Every business working closely with tourism can rattle off a list of unbelievable inquiries they’ve heard from visitors. When Tanya and Brandon Koehler of Elevation Zero are asked “What’s the elevation of Seward?” they simply point to their logo. You’ll find Elevation Zero serving strong coffee…

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Member Spotlight: Shoreline Skate Co

It’s not hard to miss Shoreline Skate Co, Seward’s only full-service skateboarding shop. In a renovated tiny house on the North-Bound side of the Seward Highway, owner and operator, Ashton Tatum, is hoping to bolster Sewar d’s skate-ability and promote a positive skating atmosphere. We have all seen…

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Member Spotlight: Fiddlehead Yurts

Fiddlehead Yurts is the quintessential Alaskan hideaway everyone imagines when planning their visit to Seward. Situated at the end of a long and winding driveway, Savannah Fackler transformed the yurt where she once lived, into an unforgettable AirBnB stay. Savannah, a born and raised Sewardite…

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Member Spotlight: Good Buds

As many great ideas take form, Good Buds was dreamed up by a couple of good buddies enjoying a soak in the hot tub. The dreamers were intent on opening Seward’s first and only dispensary at the time, and in 2018, they turned their hot-tub dreams into reality when Good Buds opened its doors. Adamant…

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Member Spotlight: The Flamingo Lounge

FLAMINGO LOUNGE TO OPEN DOORS THIS SUMMER KellyAnn Cavaretta and Matt Cope wear many hats. KellyAnn is the Seward Small Business Advisor for Alaska SBDC, and together, the couple are new parents to their son Atticus, owners of Salted Roots Cabins on Lowell Point, serve on several community boards…

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Member Spotlight: Bell in the Woods

On a sunny, Monday morning in May, Yana and Michael Taylor welcomed the Chamber team for a staff familiarization trip at their BnB, A Bell in the Woods. Yana’s casual nature is coupled with authentic hospitality and crowned with culinary excellence. She immediately had us laughing and feeling at…

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Member Spotlight: Red Eye Rides

Heading south on the Seward highway after picking up Natalie from the Ted Stevens International Airport, Angel pitched the idea of a shuttle service between Seward and Anchorage. Although Angel has been ride-sharing for years, her and Natalie teamed up to meet the needs of a reliable, late-night…

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