Announcements

Plastic Recycling at Seward Transfer Station

Plastic Recycling at Seward Transfer Station

Our transfer station is now accepting some plastics for recycling. Plastics marked 1 or 2 on the bottom will now be able to be recycled! Good news. Look at your plastic containers and find the number on the bottom, usually with a triangle around the number and if they are […]

Coal Ship Loading to Begin April 4

Coal Ship Loading to Begin April 4

Coal ship loading to begin April 4 at the Seward Coal Loading Facility Coal dust mitigation measures in place if unfavorable weather occurs The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) expects to begin loading coal onto a ship on Friday, April 4, with operations likely to last for several days. Residents may […]

Toddler Tales

To kick off National Library Week (April 13-19), Seward Community Library will present a special program for children from 16  months  up to 2 years, 11 months in age.   Color My World is the theme of the Lapsit which will be held Saturday, April 12 at 10:30 pm in the Kid’s […]

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

SEWARD CITY COUNCIL April 1, 2008  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a special meeting on the following items of business on Tuesday, April 1, 2008:             Executive Sessions 1.  Go into executive session to discuss contract negotiations and bond reserves for the Long Term […]

ADULT AND STUDENT EXCHANGE WITH OBIHIRO, JAPAN

DON’T MISS THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY!!! ADULT AND STUDENT EXCHANGE WITH OBIHIRO, JAPAN APPLICATION PERIOD EXTENDED! The City of Seward and the Seward International Friendship Association is seeking four high school students who would like to participate in the student exchange between Seward and Sister City Obihiro, Japan.  Up to four […]

Fundraiser for Dennis Perry

Fundraiser for Dennis Perry

Dennis has been a long time Seward resident who has contributed a lot of time helping people with counseling services, taking folks on plane rides, coaching high school Cross Country, and grooming ski trails for public use. In the fall of 2006 Dennis’s wife, Candy died after a long battle […]

Call for Design Site selection for the Seward Mariners’ Memorial has been accomplished and progressing to the design phase of the project. The committee is soliciting drawings, ideas, or draft models for our memorial that will honor not only those who have died or been lost at sea, but also […]

Representative Paul Seaton’s March 24, 2008 Newsletter

March 24th, 2008 Newsletter From the desk of Rep. Paul Seaton Issue 59 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 70th day of the 2008 legislative session. We are enjoying a warming trend that makes it feel […]

Representative Paul Seaton's March 24, 2008 Newsletter

March 24th, 2008 Newsletter From the desk of Rep. Paul Seaton Issue 59 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 70th day of the 2008 legislative session. We are enjoying a warming trend that makes it feel […]

GCI Rate Adjustment

GCI had readjusted their cellular plan rates but you have to contact them to get the savings. Local Office 224-8912 Toll Free 1 800 800 4800 The plan I was using is now $30 a month cheaper, well worth the call.

Seward Parks and Recreation Bulletin

Seward Parks and Recreation Bulletin

Sports & Recreation News:   TelAlaska Team Wins Adult Basketball League Championship   At first it looked as though the TelAlaska team, managed and coached by Travis Stubblefield, was going to take their champion status without much effort this past Tuesday night (March 18). Eight and a half minutes into […]

Have a Beer at the Library!

Have a Beer at the Library!

The Seward Community Library will be presenting a three part series on The Art of Homebrew beginning Thursday, April 17th at 7pm and continuing the two following Thursdays, the 24th and May 1st. The first part of the series will focus on the rich history and culture surrounding our favorite […]

April Events at the Library

It will be a busy April at the Seward Community Library. The library is extending the celebration of National Library Week to encompass all of April. The library will open the Book Sale for the month of April, so that locals may have first choice of the many items that […]

RBCA Lawsuit Decision

[Note: original PDF document> seward_ruling_doc.pdf ] IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ALASKA RESURRECTION BAY CONSERVATION ALLIANCE,Plaintiffs,vs.CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA,Defendant. Case No. 3:06-cv-0224-RRB FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT   I. INTRODUCTION Before the Court are Plaintiffs Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance (“RBCA”) and Alaska Community Action on Toxics (“ACAT”) […]

Little League Positions Open

Seward Little League Still Needs Some More Volunteers Seward Little League still has the following positions to fill before we get into the 2008 season: Treasurer Secretary CoachingCoordinator UmpireManager UniformCoordinator Sponsor Coordinator Snack Shack Coordinator If you have the time and are interested in making this season one of the […]

More Taxes Burden Already Stressed Economy

Thank you to Councilmembers Jean Bardarson, Linda Amberg and Betsy Keller for voting against the sales tax cap increase to $1,000.00. It is unfortunate their side did not prevail. This sales tax increase will have a negative effect on the middle class of Seward who are already struggling with exceptionally […]

Treacherous Road Conditions

The Alaska State Troopers are reporting that stretches of the Seward and Sterling highways are extremely treacherous and calling 511 does not reflect the true road conditions. In many areas, there are stretches of standing water over ice – in these conditions, sanding is not effective and numerous accidents have […]

Cell Network Trouble

Cell Network Trouble

There has been an apparent failure in a network circuit that is affecting cellular service here and in Anchorage. GCI local cell service has been affected since last night and the local office, 224-8912, does not know when it might be corrected. Currently, all calls out made on a GCI […]

AVTEC BLUELIGHT SPECIAL – Computer Chairs

Greetings All! There was an error in the delivery of chairs to the new Conn Ed Center at AVTEC (next door to the First Lake Building which also houses the Job Center) and the replacement chairs are arriving tomorrow. The vendor is offering these chairs to any Seward takers at […]