Oct. 18th is Alaska Day. The idea for the territory (now statewide) celebration and holiday originated in Seward in 1906. Here's the story of how it happened.

THE CITY OF SEWARD

Home of Alaska Day

by Doug Capra © 2017
 

Asst. U.S. District Attorney Cecil H. Clegg stood before the podium at Moore’s Hall in Seward, Alaska on the evening of July Fourth, 1906. Five h…

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Happy Alaska Day! Alaska Reaches its 150th Birthday

by Brian Wright for Seward City News-
Happy Alaska Day! One-hundred and fifty years ago today, Alaska formally became a part of the United States.

On October 18, 1867, two-hundred and fifty American soldiers joined a th…

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Alaska Day

Fish Factor: Seaweed Biofuels, Salmon Habitat Protection, Hope for Kodiak Tanners

by Laine Welch-

Biofuels from seaweed
Kodiak is at the center of a national push to produce biofuels from seaweeds.

Agents from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) recently…

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How To: Seward's Public Use Cabins

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News-
One of the many things that I love about Seward is our abundance of public use cabins. These are cabins that are publicly owned and provide a warm and dry place to stay while out explor…

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Scheduled Power Outages North of Snow River Bridge October 19 and 26

We have some major repairs to do at Lawing Substation at mile 25 of the Seward Highway.  In order to avoid possibly long term outages for our customers north of Snow River bridge, we are planning two short term (half hour) sw…

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Police Journals October 12-16 2017

Police Journals October 12-16 2017

October 12 2017 0930 ABANDONED VEHICLE RP, reported a red Toyota pickup that has been parked at the Mt. Alice Trailhead parking lot for last 5 days.  Officer responded and left an Abandoned Vehicle Notice on the vehicle. 1304 911 HANG UP/MISDIAL 911 pocket dial from the AVTEC Dorms.  No […]

Oct. 18th is Alaska Day. The idea for the territory (now statewide) celebration and holiday originated in Seward in 1906. Here’s the story of how it happened.

Oct. 18th is Alaska Day. The idea for the territory (now statewide) celebration and holiday originated in Seward in 1906. Here’s the story of how it happened.

THE CITY OF SEWARD Home of Alaska Day by Doug Capra © 2017   Asst. U.S. District Attorney Cecil H. Clegg stood before the podium at Moore’s Hall in Seward, Alaska on the evening of July Fourth, 1906. Five hundred local citizens waited anxiously for his speech to begin. In […]

KPBSD Budget Informational Videos & PDFs

KPBSD Budget Informational Videos & PDFs

If you ever want to learn some basics about the school district budget, informational videos & pdfs are available through the links below. If the links below are broken, they can be found on the district finance department web page at www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/departments.aspx?id=38 Budget Development Information FY19 FY19 Budget Development Calendar PDF and  Video: FY19 […]

Alaska Day October 18

Alaska Day October 18

In case you’re wondering why October 18 is a state holiday check out the attached image. Or stop by City Hall on Adams Street to see the actual sign and the beautiful Sitka Spruce tree that was planted 50 years ago by members of Boy Scout Troop 327. Note: city offices are also […]

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board Meeting November 6

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board Meeting November 6

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular meeting Monday, November 6th  at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza at 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Public is welcomed. The meeting agenda and packet can be found on the website at www.kpb.us/service-areas/sbcfsa/sbcfsa-meetings. For more information contact […]

How To: Seward’s Public Use Cabins

How To: Seward’s Public Use Cabins

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- One of the many things that I love about Seward is our abundance of public use cabins. These are cabins that are publicly owned and provide a warm and dry place to stay while out exploring our public lands. They are rentable through […]

Seward Community Library and Museum. Photo: Kelley Lane.

Community Library and Museum Upcoming Events and Programs

  Upcoming Events & Programs  Author Visit and Program:  Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 5-6 pm in the Community Room.  Melting the Ice Curtain: The Extraordinary Story of Citizen Diplomacy on the Russian-Alaskan Frontier” book presentation by longtime Alaskan and Russian expert, David Ramseur.  Join us for an evening of Alaska history and […]

Tragic loss of Seward resident

Tragic loss of Seward resident

Seward resident and Library Technician Presence Lupton Bissonette died yesterday in the early morning car crash on icy roads at Mile 53.8 just south of  the Hope Junction when an on-coming vehicle crossed over the center line and struck her car head-on. A passenger in the other car was also killed. […]