Announcements

Immediate Release no. 13

Immediate Release no. 13

October 10, 2006. 4:30 p.m. Due to the storage capacity being exceeded at the Sewage Lagoon Treatment Plant, this is to notify the public of possible contamination from discharge in that area. The Environmental Protection Agency has been advised. The pipe goes 250 feet out from the shore, so possible […]

Immediate Release 11

Immediate Release 11

October 10, 2006 10:40 p.m. I have been made aware that Aqua Tech will be sending a water taxi to Lowell Pt. They will leave the harbor by the Park headquarters at noon and dock at the far corner of the south beach at Lowell Pt. Although this is not […]

Drink It Pure

Drink It Pure

Send in by Alan Wien, Disaster Response Coordinator Surface water and water from unprotected wells, or wells too close to a sewage disposal system, are likely to be contaminated. Whenever surface water is used for drinking and household purposes, or when any question arises concerning the safety of your water […]

School Bus Schedule

School Bus Schedule

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has updated information on its web page regarding flooding in Seward and plans for the school bus routes. http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/

Immediate Release 10

Immediate Release 10

October 10, 2006 5:30 a.m. The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District states, “school will be in session on Tuesday, October 10 for all students able to safely travel to school.” Busses will be running on roads that are accessible and safe only. Jean Lewis City Clerk

Immediate Release no. 9

Immediate Release no. 9

October 9, 2006 Update on road openings and closures Seward Highway – Open Nash Road – Open Old Nash Road – Subsiding Questa Woods – Open—has some problems going on in the area. Old Mill Subd. – First bridge is now passable for traffic. Third bridge is completely washed out. […]

Flood: Public Health and the Environment

State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Spill Prevention and Response Prevention and Emergency Response program Flood definitions Riverine: Periodic overbank flow of rivers and streams. Flash: Quickly rising small streams after heavy rain or rapid snowmelt. Urban: Overflow of storm sewer system usually due to poor drainage […]

Immediate Release no. 8

Immediate Release no. 8

October 9, 2006. 7:35 p.m. Water and ice is breeching Jap Creek levee. Equipment is going to that area off Ash Street. This area may wash out the road and produce flooding in that area. A few areas have subsided a little. The highway at Mile 4 is passable. Families […]

Immediate Release no. 6

Immediate Release no. 6

October 9, 2006 – 2:00 p.m. The city of Seward has heard from Rick Fuller of the Alaska Department of Transportation, who states there are advisories posted at Potter Marsh and the Y, but the only closure is at Mile Four near Seward. Seward elementary phones are down. Bus service […]

Lowell Point Floods

Residents left stranded Lowell Point, AK — October 9, 2006 – – Heavy rain over the past 24 hours has left the roads at Lowell Point flooded and Lowell Point Rd. impassable due to several rock slides. Residents awoke to 8″ or better of water in the roads, driveways and […]

Immediate Release 5

Immediate Release 5

October 9, 2006 1:00 p.m. We have just received word that D.O.T. will be closing the Seward Highway at 1:00 pm at Potters Marsh, the Y, and Mile 4. High wind warnings are in affect, along with flood warnings. NOAA If you have anything to report, call 224-4041 or 4044. […]

Immediate Release 4

Immediate Release 4

The temporary bridge at Grouse Creek will be removed by 1:00 pm today. That will eliminate traffic on Old Mill Road. All residents of that area should evacuate immediately. Take care at Questa Woods. The river is high with glacial ice. Residents with equipment are helping with that. Closed Roads […]

Ideas for our weekly survey

Dear SewardCityNews.com readers, In the interest of equanimity and a bow to popular opinion SewardCityNews is in need of your help to produce a Weekly Survey. Questions, concerns, comments. Please submit ideas by adding a comment to this post. Russell Stigall SewardCityNews.com

SewardCityNews now has Classifieds

SewardCityNews is now the place to go to advertise or buy old spinning reels, 10-speed bicycles, or brand new three-bedroom apartments. Buisness ventures can describe goods and services and employers can find employees or vice versa. For now and maybe forever classifieds are free of charge and user defined. Click […]