Alaska

DEC presents timeline on Seward Ship Drydock

DEC presents timeline on Seward Ship Drydock

Seward Ship’s Drydock Inc. Fact Sheet (original here) About Seward Ship’s Drydock Inc.: The Seward Ship’s Drydock opened in 1973 to provide vessel services close to the fishing grounds. Increased demand led to the construction of the current home for Seward Ship’s Chandlery in the Leirer Industrial Park. In 1979 […]

Comments to be taken at Marine Highway teleconferences

The Alaska Marine Highway System has scheduled a pair of teleconferences to take public comments on its proposed FY09 operating plan, proposed vessel deployment and Summer 2008 schedule. A teleconference to hear comments and consider adjustments is scheduled for Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 2:00 pm for Southeast Alaska schedules […]

Seward Legislative Information Office Has Moved

The Seward Legislative Information Office has moved to SeaView Plaza, 302 Railway Ave., into the offices where the Phoenix Log used to be. The office hours are 8 AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday. The public is able to access legislative teleconferences, information on legislation, Alaska State statutes, and send […]

Seward gets a new warning system

Seward gets a new warning system

By Russell Stigall For Seward City News KENAI PENINSULA – Warnings are a hoot. Actually they’re one long, steady hoot followed by a man’s voice giving the facts and actions one should follow to avoid danger. By way of Kenai Peninsula Borough resolution and funding, Chicago-based Federal Signal has installed […]

Seward Ships Drydock. Violation three.

Seward Ships Drydock. Violation three.

By Russell Stigall For the Seward City News SEWARD – It’s a dusty road ahead for Jim Pruitt’s Resurrection Bay shipyard. Seward Ships Drydock recently earned another Department of Environmental Conservation Notice of Violation for fugitive dust, its third. DEC Air Quality division issued Seward Ships the latest violation earlier […]

Looking for Assistant Coach

With our swim season getting started, Seward Tsunami Swim Club has a great turn out of new swimmers. We are still looking for a person to do Assistant Coaching for our program. You do not have to have experience for this, our head coach can instruct. Two or more days […]

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 […]