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Sexual Assault Awareness, Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness, Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – April, 2018 marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month in Alaska. Governor Bill Walker has signed proclamations making the designations, and the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (CDVSA) is reminding Alaskans about resources that exist to protect and assist victims, and the importance of […]

"The Irresistible Story," by Nicole Feemster, on the southern side of the Seward Library. Photo: Brian Wright.

Upcoming Events at the Seward Community Library and Museum

Story Time on Fridays at 11am in the Children’s Room.  This month we are celebrating Friendships and things that go together like peanut butter and jelly, pajama parties, and our final story time will feature DINOSAURS!!!  Our final Story Time is April 27th!  Come enjoy the last month of Story Time before summer hits! […]

Army Corps of Engineers Seeks Public Input on Pebble Mine EIS

Scoping for Department of the Army Permit Application 2017-271-Pebble Limited Partnership, Environmental Impact Statement JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District requests public input regarding the scope of the environmental impact statement level of analysis for Department of the Army permit application POA-2017-271 submitted […]

Meeting on Moose Creek Sockeye Enhancement April 5

Meeting on Moose Creek Sockeye Enhancement April 5

The Cook Inlet Regional Planning Team will be meeting on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 10:00am at Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association headquarters (40610 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Kenai). Agenda topics include reviews of plans for enhancing Moose Creek Sockeye and the proposed 2018 annual management plans for Cook Inlet hatcheries and […]

A large field of aufeis on the Kuparuk River. Scientists think these ephemeral icefields might be places that enhance far-northern life in the winter and the summer. Photo by Jay Zarnetske.

Overflow Ice as Northern Oasis

by Ned Rozell- Overflow ice, also known as aufeis, is like a field of arctic daisies that comes back year after year. Aufeis that clogs northern valleys is born when frigid winter air meets cold water welling up to the ground’s surface. Aufeis dies when warm air finally melts it […]

Notice of Public Hearing on Zoning April 9

Notice of Public Hearing on Zoning April 9

SEWARD CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Monday, April 9, 2018 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a public hearing on the following item of business at its regular meeting on Monday, April 9, 2018: Ordinance 2018-001, Amending The Zoning Designation Of Lot B1 Forest Acres Levee […]

Notice of Public Hearing April 9

Notice of Public Hearing April 9

SEWARD CITY COUNCIL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Monday, April 9, 2018 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a public hearing on the following items of business at its regular meeting on Monday, April 9, 2018: Resolution 2018-029, Rescinding Resolution 2017-077 Which Amended The Sewer Tariff Effective January […]

Paid Parking begins Tuesday May 1

Paid Parking begins Tuesday May 1

The City of Seward Paid Parking will begin in just over one month on Tuesday, May 1. Until then, parking remains free, as long as customers follow all posted signs regarding size restrictions, ADA or wheelchair sites and time restrictions. All customers are encouraged to watch for postings for parking lot […]

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board Meeting April 2

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board Meeting April 2

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a regular board meeting at 6:00 pm, on Monday, April 2nd 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 […]

Notice to Robert Jackson Regarding Abandoned Vehicle

Notice to Robert Jackson Regarding Abandoned Vehicle

To Robert Jackson RE:  Vehicle from case #16-2173 Dear Mr. Jackson; Last year I sent a registered letter to you regarding removing your vehicle from the city’s electrical yard.  JBY763, a 2005 black Chevy Trailblazer was involved in a motor vehicle crash on 7/4/16, with you as the driver.  The […]

NOAA Releases March 2018 Climate Report and Outlook

NOAA Releases March 2018 Climate Report and Outlook

  NOAA’s Regional Climate Services Program and partners created these Climate Outlooks to inform the public about recent climate impacts within their respective regions. Each regional report contains easy-to-understand language, and anyone can access them through the Drought Portal. The complete report including the outlook for April through June and […]

News from Seward Parks & Rec

News from Seward Parks & Rec

Rec Volleyball League End of Season Tourney Recreational Volleyball Winter Season Tournament was held Monday, March 19 with 7 teams participating in the league. Congratulations to the champ team ‘Come at me Bro’ and runner up ‘Boomers’.  Both teams had to challenge some stiff competition with each match going to […]

Community Job Fair at AVTEC April 12

Community Job Fair at AVTEC April 12

Looking for a job or a career opportunity?  AVTEC’s Community Job Fair will take place on Thursday, April 12th from 12:30pm – 3:00pm in the AVTEC Gym. This annual event draws both local and statewide employers, and provides an opportunity for AVTEC students, Seward High School students and community members […]