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Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Work Session April 16

Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area Work Session April 16

The Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board will hold a Work Session at 6:00 pm, on Monday, April 16th  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 the SBCFSA […]

Avalanche Hazard Reduction Delays April 4 at Sterling

Avalanche Hazard Reduction Delays April 4 at Sterling

There will be intermittent traffic delays April 4, 2018 on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work training between mileposts 37 and 38 at the Sterling Wye. Motorists should expect delays of up to 45 minutes between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Updates will be posted on the 511 system.  http://511.alaska.gov/

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 […]