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Seward Weather Watch, Weekend of Feb. 18-19

Seward Weather Watch, Weekend of Feb. 18-19

Seward residents please use caution this weekend!  Please drive slowly and be aware of reduced visibility around town as crews continue to remove snow. Boat owners – please ensure your boat is shoveled off.  Call the Harbormaster’s Office for a boat watch list, 907-224-3138. Please monitor your roofs and check […]

School bus enters 20 mph zone on Seward Highway in Moose Pass on way to pick up pupils at Moose Pass School. Photograph by R. Smeriglio

UPDATE: Seward & Moose Pass Schools Closed Today

8:15 am From the KPBSD Website: ALERT UPDATE: Seward area school closure School is cancelled on Thursday, February 16, 2017, due to winter weather conditions, at: Moose Pass School Seward Elementary Seward High School Seward Middle School Be safe, and help your neighbors! 6:15 am From the KPBSD website – […]

Seward Airport Closed

Seward Airport Closed

Submitted by Johanna Kinney, City Clerk: City of Seward has been notified that the Seward airport is closed for the next 48 hours.  After this period of time, conditions will be reassessed to determine if it is safe to reopen.

Lowell Point Road Work

Lowell Point Road Work

City of Seward Public Notice February 13, 2017 3:30 p.m. Seward Public Works Crews are working to keep Lowell Point Road open after several rock slides that have occurred.  At this point, it is open to one lane traffic and crews hope to widen it to two lanes.  Be advised they […]

School bus enters 20 mph zone on Seward Highway in Moose Pass on way to pick up pupils at Moose Pass School. Photograph by R. Smeriglio

Delayed Start for All Seward Schools Today

From the KPSD Website: ALERT: Two hour delay start on Monday, February 13, 2017 at: Hope School; Moose Pass School; Seward Elementary; Seward High School; Seward Middle School Central peninsula and southern peninsula schools will open on a normal schedule. When school remains open due to weather conditions, use your best judgment […]

Winter Weather Advisory Update Feb. 12, 2017

Winter Weather Advisory Update Feb. 12, 2017

UPDATED on Seward City News Sunday Feb. 12 1045 AKST Weather Source at weather.gov SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT…CORRECTED National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 609 AM AKST Sun Feb 12 2017 AKZ101-111-121-125-131-135-141-171-130315- Anchorage-Matanuska Valley-Western Kenai Peninsula- Western Prince William Sound-Northeast Prince William Sound- Southeast Prince William Sound-Copper River Basin-Kodiak Island- Including the […]

Job Available: Disability Services Case Manager/Scheduler at SeaView Community Services

Job Available: Disability Services Case Manager/Scheduler at SeaView Community Services

DISABILITY SERVICES Case Manager/Scheduler The DS Case Manager and Scheduler assists individuals in the application, eligibility, case management, and annual review for services under the Alaska Community Developmental Disabilities Grant and assists them with housing. They review cases to assess client progress and satisfaction in meeting goals of the plan of […]

Maintenance Technician – Seward Windsong Lodge

Maintenance Technician – Seward Windsong Lodge

Maintenance Technician – Seward Windsong Lodge The Seward Windsong Lodge is now hiring a seasonal Maintenance Technician for our hotel and restaurant.  This position is responsible for the daily maintenance and repair of Lodge property and equipment while maintaining a safe environment for guests and employees. We are looking for […]

Special Weather Statement for Seward

Special Weather Statement for Seward

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK 400 AM AKST Mon Jan 30 2017 AKZ125-311500- Western Prince William Sound- Including the cities of…Whittier…Seward…Girdwood… Moose Pass 400 AM AKST Mon Jan 30 2017 …Areas of snow and blowing snow along the Seward Highway corridor this afternoon through tonight… Snow and […]

IT’S CA$H MOB TIME, SEWARD!!!

IT’S CA$H MOB TIME, SEWARD!!!

Its been a while but… WHEN? Tomorrow! Friday, January 27 from 2-6pm WHERE? Sweet Darlings downtown (in the Brown and Hawkins building) WHY?  Come help support a local business in the hard winter months. Come brave the weather for a hot cup of coffee or tea, a cup of delicious […]

Avalanche Closure Notification Thurs., Jan. 26

Avalanche Closure Notification Thurs., Jan. 26

State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Avalanche Closure Notification Thursday, January 26, 2017 There will be intermittent traffic delays Thursday January 26, on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between Bird and Portage near mileposts 100 to 80. Motorists should expect delays of up to […]

City of Seward Weather Emergency Update Jan. 25

City of Seward Weather Emergency Update Jan. 25

January 25, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. City crews continue to dig out massive amounts in snow in the downtown and harbor areas.  As crews complete plowing main service roads, they will be able to start clearing the residential streets.  All systems are functioning and long hours continue. Please drive carefully […]

City of Seward Weather Emergency Update

City of Seward Weather Emergency Update

Submitted by City of Seward- January 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Last night in a special meeting, the Seward City Council approved Resolution 2017-009 which ratified the City Manager’s Declaration of a State of Disaster Emergency due to extreme weather and heavy snow in the City of Seward.  This resolution requests […]

Information about snow loads

Information about snow loads

Submitted by Seward Fire Chief Eddie Athey – Additional information on snow loads can be found by following this link to the FEMA Snow Load Safety Guide….. https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/7d8c55d1c4f815edf3d7e7d1c120383f/FEMA957_Snowload_508.pdf