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Successful Energy Fair Provides Information, Draws Crowd

Successful Energy Fair Provides Information, Draws Crowd

By R. Smeriglio for SCN – Seward and the rest of Alaska use lots of energy and pay high dollars for it. Alaskan businesses and consumers pay, but few here benefit from the high costs. The presenters, exhibitors and sponsors of the Seward Energy Fair addressed that issue with solid information, tangible products and more than little enthusiasm. George Roe […]

November 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Energy Fair Today at AVTEC

Seward Energy Fair Today at AVTEC

The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) is hosting their first Seward Energy Fair today, November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology Student Service Center from 12 to 5 pm. Key note speakers from local and statewide agencies will be reviewing energy options for businesses and home owners […]

November 15, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Seward Home Business Showcase November 15

Seward Home Business Showcase November 15

November 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Switch on to Alternative Energy at the Seward Energy Fair

The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) are hosting their first Seward Energy Fair on November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology Student Service Center from 12 to 5 pm.  This free event is being held in order to educate and update our local community members about the […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·
HGTV’s “Living Alaska” Casting Call!

HGTV’s “Living Alaska” Casting Call!

Living Alaska News Release – Hit  HGTV  Series  Casting  in  Alaska!  Calling  all  real  estate  agents  and  their  clients!   If  you’re  outgoing,  outspoken  and  have  always   wanted  to  show  off  your  love  of Alaska  to  millions  of  viewers,  then  we  want  to  hear  from  you! What’s  the  show  about? Part  travel  show,  part  home  show,  this  hit  series  airing  on […]

November 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Blackwater Railroad Company upcoming Seward performances

Blackwater Railroad Company upcoming Seward performances

  Blackwater Railroad Company will be performing this weekend, November 14 & 15 at the Yukon Bar and next weekend, November 22 at Tony’s Bar. http://blackwaterrailroad.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BlackwaterRailroadCompany

November 11, 2014 · 1 comment ·

T Harvey Combo will be performing at Yukon Bar November 7 & 8

T Harvey Combo will be performing in place of Mike Olson and the Harmonica Guy at the Yukon Bar this weekend, November 7 & 8. Performance begins at 9PM.

November 6, 2014 · 0 comments ·
U.S. Ninth Circuit Denies Appeal, Coal Operation Must Obtain Permit

U.S. Ninth Circuit Denies Appeal, Coal Operation Must Obtain Permit

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN – On October 31, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied an appeal by Alaska Railroad Corporation and Aurora Energy Services, LLC, to have an entire 11-judge panel rehear their case rather than the three-judge panel that ruled against them on September 3, 2014. This appears to exhaust appeal avenues in the Ninth Circuit […]

November 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Wanted: Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy

Wanted: Mike Olson & the Harmonica Guy

November 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Donate Used Cell Phones at Wells Fargo for Cell Phones For Soldiers Drive

Wells Fargo Press Release – ANCHORAGE, Nov. 3, 2014 – From now through November 30, Wells Fargo and nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers Inc. are asking Alaskans to help commemorate Veterans’ Day by donating gently-used cellular phones at any of Wells Fargo’s 49 banking stores in Alaska, and during Alaska Aces hockey games at the Sullivan ArenaNovember 14-15. By donating […]

November 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
FREEzing Winter Wednesdays begin November 5

FREEzing Winter Wednesdays begin November 5

    Alaska SeaLife Center Press Release – Seward, AK – November 3, 2014 – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) invites Alaska residents to FREEzing Wednesdays. During winter months, Alaskans receive free general admission to the Alaska SeaLife Center every Wednesday, November 5, 2014 through February 25, 2015. Alaska residents must present valid I.D. for admission. Kids under 12 must […]

November 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Bold new energy plan urged for City

Bold new energy plan urged for City

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward Alternative Energy Group, a group of locals knowledgeable in, or interested in energy matters, and concerned with the high price of energy in Seward, held a Seward City Council work session Monday afternoon, and gave the council much food for thought. Mike Insalaco, an engineer who runs Alaska Efficient Energy Solutions, which […]

October 31, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Downtown Trick-or-Treating. Friday 2-4 PM

Downtown Trick-or-Treating. Friday 2-4 PM

There are more than 20 downtown businesses participating in Halloween Trick-Or-Treating this year. All along 4th Street, from TelAlaska and Seward United Methodist Church to Alaska’s SeaLife Center and Zudy’s Cafe there are businesses welcoming trick-or-treaters. And don’t forget some of the businesses off of 4th, like Rez Art Coffee Shop, the Library, and our new Ukanuzit. If you take […]

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·
City Approves Land Lease Swap Transfer between City and Railroad

City Approves Land Lease Swap Transfer between City and Railroad

Heidi Zemach for SCN – All of the same faces were up front again in the Council Chambers at City Hall at Monday night’s Seward City Council Meeting following a brief swearing-in ceremony for the four re-elected incumbents Marianna Keil, Rissie Casagranda, Dale Butts and Iris Darling. Keil was reappointed vice mayor. Most significant was the council unanimously passing a […]

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Halloween Bash with Crimeface Nelson featuring Orion Donicht October 31

Halloween Bash with Crimeface Nelson featuring Orion Donicht October 31

Crimeface Nelson featuring Orion Donicht will be performing at the Yukon Bar’s Halloween Bash beginning at 9PM on October 31. A costume contest begins at midnight with the winner receiving $100!  

October 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Energy Fair Looking for Alternative Energy Vendors

The City of Seward and the Seward Alternative Energy Group (SAEG) is hosting their first Seward Energy Fair on November 15, 2014. The fair will be held at AVTEC – Alaska’s Institute of Technology from 12 to 4 pm.  This event is being held in order to educate and update our local community members about the available resources and opportunities for […]

October 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Blackwater Railroad Company to perform October 24 & 25

Blackwater Railroad Company to perform October 24 & 25

Seward’s own Blackwater Railroad Company will be performing at the Yukon Bar on October 24 & 25 beginning at 9PM. http://blackwaterrailroad.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BlackwaterRailroadCompany http://sewardcitynews.com/2014/08/blackwater-railroad-company-a-band-on-the-rise/

October 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·
CIRI Alaska Tourism Announces New Hires

CIRI Alaska Tourism Announces New Hires

Anchorage, Alaska – Dan McDonald has rejoined CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation (CATC) as Revenue Control Supervisor in the Anchorage office.  Dan has 20 years of history with the Kenai Fjords Tours in Seward and CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation, most recently serving as the Director of Marine Operations for CATC. In 2012 Dan took a “Breather” from his position and moved […]

October 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Council puts off solution, approves Marina Subdivision lease

Council puts off solution, approves Marina Subdivision lease

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council agreed at Monday night’s October 13 council meeting to allow transfer of the city lease known as Marina Subdivision from Charles “Scottie” Bald to Elliot Johnston without any changes to its rear right of way. The decision came with little comment by council following an executive session prior to the meeting […]

October 16, 2014 · 1 comment ·
CIRI Alaska Tourism receives Excellence in Customer Service Award at American Indian Tourism Conference

CIRI Alaska Tourism receives Excellence in Customer Service Award at American Indian Tourism Conference

CIRI Alaska Tourism Press Release – Albuquerque, New Mexico (September 22, 2014) – Each year the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA), as the national organization representing the tribal hospitality and tourism industry, recognizes the best of Indian Country travel and tourism. 2014 awards went to CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation for Excellence in Customer Service; Alaska Native Voices for […]

October 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward City Reps Take Stand Against Legalizing Pot

Seward City Reps Take Stand Against Legalizing Pot

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council often refuses to take stands on controversial state ballot measures, but last night it passed a resolution by a 5-2 vote voicing its opposition to passage of Ballot Measure 2, the initiative legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Alaska, and urging voters to do the same. The vote was […]

October 14, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Ukulele Russ to perform at the Yukon Bar October 17 & 18

Ukulele Russ to perform at the Yukon Bar October 17 & 18

Hailing from the edge of civilization in interior Alaska, Russ has carved out his niche and finally has proven to the masses that the ukulele is stringed testosterone in the hands of the right man. See Ukulele Russ perform at the Yukon Bar on October 17 & 18 beginning at 9PM. https://www.facebook.com/UkuleleRuss?ref=br_tf http://www.ukuleleruss.com/

October 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Zudy’s to offer dinner club nights

Zudy’s to offer dinner club nights

Zudy’s Café will begin hosting a bi-monthly dinner club, starting October 18th.  Judy Odhner, the chef, and owner can seat 36 people for each of the special evening meals. Advance reservations are required. For the special four-course dinners, she will upscale the place, adding tablecloth to the tables, and dinners will feature various appetizers, followed by a fancy salad and […]

October 13, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Threatened legal action complicates solution for Marina business access issue

Threatened legal action complicates solution for Marina business access issue

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward City Council has one particularly thorny decision to make at Monday’s October 13 regular council meeting: whether or not to pass a resolution approving the transfer of its city lease of the Marina (Restaurant) Subdivision from Charles Scottie Bald to Elliot Johnston, including an amendment retaining the right of way easement at […]

October 11, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Notice of Special Meeting October 13

Notice of Special Meeting October 13

From the City Clerk’s Office – NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet in a special meeting on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. for the purpose of: Go Into Executive Session To Discuss Matters Pertaining To Threatened Or Pending Litigation Regarding The Consent To Assignment To Seward Lodging III, LLC To The Lease Agreement […]

October 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·