Alaska

A Great Day Fishing

Video of a great day fishing out of Seward. [Admin note: This video is essentially a commercial but it shows the ability to create and add local video to the site. If any readers of the SewardCityNews.com have video of a news item or of other interest please contact us […]

Simpsons effect Alaska?

I was a fan of the Simpsons when they began years ago… back in the day when Bart was the main caricature. The Simpsons targeted the trouble maker boy within. The first few seasons they were hated by parents everywhere, banning t-shirts in schools and punishing those who use the […]

Local families needed for foreign exchange students

Highly reputed student exchange organization seeks warm & loving host families to open their hearts and homes to our wonderful foreign exchange students. These students are 15-18 yrs of age, thoroughly screened and eagerly looking forward to hear all about their American host family. They will attend your local high […]

Local Visitor- Marty Brink

Local Visitor- Marty Brink

For the last few days I have had a very interesting visitor into my little shop at Seward Information. Marty is a fellow that has flown here from Denver Co. on his own to visit Alaska. This great individual has allowed us to reprint an interview he had given before […]

Bring back the Tusty!

It’s time for the annual Ferry Schedule Review.  There will be a teleconference on Wednesday, July 11 at 2 PM to take public comment regarding adjustments to the proposed operating plans for the upcoming year.  For details on that teleconference go to the State of Alaska home page www.state.ak.us and […]

Seward Photographs 1948-1950

Seward Photographs 1948-1950

When Millie Sorenson came to Seward, Alaska she was a young mother overwhelmed by the beauty of the Great Land. An avid photographer, she took hundreds of photographs of the local landscapes, cityscapes, building projects, and people. On the backs of her photographs Millie wrote the tale of a new […]

Jack Foldager

Raymond Jack Foldager Jan. 12, 1926- June 6, 2007 Longtime Alaska resident Raymond Jack Foldager, 81, died June 6, 2007, at his home near Moose Pass. A service with military gun salute will be at 1 p.m. June 16 at the American Legion Cemetery with a celebration of life afterward […]

May 7, 2007 Newsletter

May 7, 2007 Newsletter From the desk of Rep. Paul Seaton, Issue 40 Contact Information Toll Free : (800) 665-2689 Fax : (907) 465-3472 Website: http://www.RepPaulSeaton.com Email: Rep.Paul.Seaton@Legis.state.ak.us Greetings from Juneau on this 112th day of the legislative session. That means there are only 9 days left if we are […]

As the dust settles

As the dust settles

For Seward City News by Carol Griswold The empty Alaska Railroad coal train headed north on Wednesday, and the Yong Jia coal ship steamed back to South Korea on Tuesday, leaving in their respective wakes a lot of coal dust and unhappy locals. At ground zero at the Seward Terminal […]

Usibelli coal dust settles on Seward

Usibelli coal dust settles on Seward

Chim-Chiminey Chim Chim cher-oo. Dick Van Dyke may have been a ‘appy bloke in his ashes and soot, but Seward boat owners and air breathers were not as thrilled with the coal dust blown off Usibelli coal last week. Seward spent several days under a haze of Usibelli coal dust. […]

Thanks and Recognition

Thanks and Recognition

Late in September of 2006, Sgt. Keenan Williams and his wife Lori, along with six other soldiers and their families, traveled to our community for a weekend of fun and relaxation before being deployed to Iraq. Their trip was made possible by the graciousness and generosity of several Seward organizations […]

Seward tsunami watch canceled

Seward tsunami watch canceled

Tsunami information provided by the West Coast, Alaska Tsunami Watch Center The Tsunami Warning and Watch are canceled for British Columbia and Alaska. A tsunami has been observed at the following sites: Hanasaki Japan 0.1m/0.3ft Kushiro Japan 0.1 m/0.3ft Ofunato Japan 0.06m/0.2 ft Kamaishi Japan 0.07m/0.2ft Miyako Japan 0.08m/ 0.26ft […]

Seward under a tsunami watch, Aleutians warned

Seward under a tsunami watch, Aleutians warned

Visit the West Coast, Alaska Tsunami Warning Center message page for locations of warnings, watches 2007/01/13 04:23:36 (UTC) Preliminary Magnitude: 8.2 Latitude: 46.7 Longitude: 154.4 Location: east of the Kuril Islands, Russia Visit the NOAA tsunami warning page for more information. Tsunami Watch and Warning Determination – Provided by the […]

Marine Weather, week of Dec. 17

Current weather at Old Mill Subdivision – Dec. 17, 2:05 p.m. 33.5F 90 percent humidity Zero wind Zero precipitation Sunrise at 9:58 a.m. Sunset at 3:49 p.m. Length of day: 5 hours 51 minutes Record high: 45F Record low: -6F Tonight 23F Snow accumulation up to five inches Winds out […]

Flood Damage Applicant Briefing

On Monday December 18th at 12:00 PM, the Kenai Peninsula area damage applicants will attend an Applicant Briefing in Soldotna at the Assembly Chambers. Known applicants at this time that should be in attendance include: Kenai Peninsula Borough City of Seward Alaska Railroad DOT&PF Central Region Homer Electric Seward Sea […]