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The Bear Creek Fire Service Area is hiring a temperately 8 – 10 week position to perform general maintenance and annual testing of fire hose and apparatus.  This is a part-time, 40 hours per week without benefits, paying $ 12.50 per hour.  Position requires a High School Diploma, valid driver […]

From Senator Gary Stevens – Capitol Projects & Updates

Senator Gary StevensSenate Rules Chairwww.aksenate.org GaVEL FALLS ON 25TH ALASKA LEGISLATURE: Juneau—The gavel fell on the second session of the 25th Alaska Legislature early this (Sunday afternoon) after lawmakers gave their approval to the final major piece of legislation, the Fiscal Year ’2009 Capital Budget. Working with Representatives Paul Seaton […]

From Senator Gary Stevens – Capitol Projects & Updates

Senator Gary StevensSenate Rules Chairwww.aksenate.org GaVEL FALLS ON 25TH ALASKA LEGISLATURE: Juneau—The gavel fell on the second session of the 25th Alaska Legislature early this (Sunday afternoon) after lawmakers gave their approval to the final major piece of legislation, the Fiscal Year ’2009 Capital Budget. Working with Representatives Paul Seaton […]

Seward Church Website Undergoes Facelift

Seward Church Website Undergoes Facelift

The web site of the Seward Memorial United Methodist Church has recently undergone a major upgrade. Additional content will be added in coming weeks, but the new site went public a few days ago. Enhancements include an archive of Sunday sermons, both in written and audio formats, an online copy […]

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 […]

Why Fuel Prices are Obscene

Gas prices reflect refinery gouging By: CHARLES LANGLEY – for the North County Times Big Oil’s earnings statements read more like a confession than a profit report. As North County’s gas prices edge toward $3.50 a gallon, consumers should know that gasoline now costs 11 cents more than it did […]

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”) […]

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 […]

Seward Elementary and Seward High School both announced today that they are two of the top 250 earning groups nationally in the recent Safeway 10% Back to Schools Program. Together the two schools earned over $5,600. In addition, Safeway has contributed an additional $1,000 to each group for a grand […]

Railroad Project Impacts Us

Railroad Project Impacts Us

From the Seward Chamber of Commerce E-News: Port Mackenzie Rail Extension Progress For those of you in the know, you aren’t surprised by the fact that the Alaska Railroad is moving on to the next step in the Port Mac Rail Extension project – environmental review.  This project as a […]

Bistro Beat

Yoly’s Bistro will be closing for the winter. Our last day will be December 22nd, 2007. Our time will be spent making up more delicious recipes for the Spring, organizing and spending time with family. The Ifflander family thanks our customers and staff for our second year! Happy Holidays to […]

2007 Economic Forum Results

2007 Economic Forum Results

Economic Forum Results   Top 10 Things/Themes for Support of Business   Encourage movement between downtown and harbor Install attractive and informative signage (wood) including maps Develop walking tours with graphic images along the designated route Develop an awning policy to encourage walking and incentives to install awnings Connect the […]

Coast Guard & Responsible Industry

Our mission as a community in regards to this situation should be to investigate why this industrial operation has failed. We need to develop synergies between local municipalities and governmental regulatory agencies such as the EPA and DEC so that they no longer work in organizational isolation and we need […]

Coast Guard & Responsible Industry

Our mission as a community in regards to this situation should be to investigate why this industrial operation has failed. We need to develop synergies between local municipalities and governmental regulatory agencies such as the EPA and DEC so that they no longer work in organizational isolation and we need […]