The agenda packet forÂ Mondayâ€™sÂ City Council meeting is now available on the cityâ€™s website. http://www.cityofseward.us/
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Join us at the Seward Community Library & Museum on Saturday, October 28th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM for an evening of hair-raising history with local historian Doug Capra and Curator Madeline McGraw. Attendees will meet in the Museum before walking to the location on 5th and Adams where […]
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.Â Officer responded and left an Abandoned Vehicle Notice on the vehicle. 1304 911 HANG UP/MISDIAL 911 pocket dial from the AVTEC Dorms.Â No […]
Our monthly PTA meeting is scheduled for the 24th at the Elementary School library starting atÂ 6:30. Looking forward to seeing you there.
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 Â© 2017 Asst. U.S. District Attorney Cecil H. Clegg stood before the podium at Mooreâ€™s Hall in Seward, Alaska on the evening of July Fourth, 1906. Five hundred local citizens waited anxiously for his speech to begin. In […]
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 throng of dignitaries and Russian troops at what is now the Baranof Castle State […]
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 Energyâ€™sÂ Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)Â recently traveled to the island to meet with a team of academics, scientists, businesses and local growers to plan the […]
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 atÂ www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/departments.aspx?id=38 Budget Development Information FY19 FY19Â Budget Development Calendar PDFÂ andÂ Â Video: FY19 […]
Drag racing sensation Shelby Roy is in Memphis, TN competing in the IHRA World Finals! The 2 day event will be live streamed on Motormaniatv.com October 20th and 21st on channel MMTV1. Visit their website for more information.
In case you’re wondering why October 18 is a state holiday check out theÂ attached image. Or stop byÂ City Hall on Adams StreetÂ 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 […]
The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular meeting Monday,Â November 6thÂ Â at 6:00 pm at the KPB Seward Annex office in Sea View Plaza atÂ 302 Railway Ave, Suite 122. Public is welcomed. The meeting agenda and packet can be found on the website atÂ www.kpb.us/service-areas/sbcfsa/sbcfsa-meetings. For more information contact […]
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 […]
We have some major repairs to do at Lawing Substation at mile 25 of the Seward Highway.Â In order to avoid possibly long term outages for our customers north of Snow River bridge, we are planning two short term (half hour) switching outages. The first outage is planned to occurÂ after […]
By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News- As we know, our country has been hit by a series of natural disasters recently. Many people are in need of help. The students at Seward Elementary felt compelled to help out by raising money for those whoÂ were affected by Hurricane Harvey in […]
by Brian Wright for Seward City News- Just before two a.m. on the morning of Sunday October 1st, a routine traffic stop in Seward took a turn for the worst. An officer of the Seward Police Department, identified in reports as Matthew Armstrong, contacted a suspect, Micah McComas, in the […]
Upcoming Events & ProgramsÂ Author Visit and Program: Â Tuesday, October 17, 2017Â atÂ 5-6 pmÂ in the Community Room.Â Melting the Ice Curtain: The Extraordinary Story of Citizen Diplomacy on the Russian-Alaskan Frontierâ€ť book presentation by longtime Alaskan and Russian expert, David Ramseur.Â Join us for an evening of Alaska history and […]
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 ofÂ the Hope Junction when an on-coming vehicle crossed over the center line andÂ struck her car head-on. A passenger in the other car was also killed. […]