To see the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2014, see this link to their web site: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/2445
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Early absentee in person voting begins today in the City Clerk’s Office – bring a form of ID and come vote in the city and/or borough election. This is a great service to utilize if you can’t make it to the polls on Election Day (October 6, 2015). Absentee voting will occur Monday through Friday, September 21 – October 5 […]
Heidi Zemach for SCN- At its recent meeting, Sept 14, the City of Seward City Council agreed to allow two of the six senior houses planned for a proposed new six-plex facility on city-donated land, to be based on income. The vote was 6-1, with Councilmember Iris Darling voting in opposition to making some units income-based. The plan for the […]
Adult Basketball League First game tip-off: Tue, Oct 6 and Sports & Rec gym games every Tues and Thurs night Oct 6 – Dec 7th. Team Sign-up deadline: Wed, Sept 30, pay by Thu, Sept 17 for the best deals on player and team fees! First Team fully registered wins a prize! Contact Robert Perea at 224-4054 or firstname.lastname@example.org Racquetball […]
Next week the Seward Community Library and Museum will be participating in Museum Day Live! on Saturday September 26, 2015. This is a nationwide event organized by Smithsonian magazine. The Museum will be offering free admission for the day and will be open for regular Winter Hours from 1:00-5:00pm. Free Admission on September 26, 2015, with a Downloadable Museum […]
Halloween Carnival is Saturday, October 31. We are looking for groups, classes, restaurants, teams, organizations, businesses, troops, departments, families or individuals to help us host a fun-filled night for the entire community. Please consider offering a booth or game. For booth ideas or more information contact Melanie email@example.com.
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Tom Tougas has purchased the 90-room Holiday Inn Express on Alaska Railroad Corporation land at the Seward Small Boat Harbor, changed its name to the Harbor 360 Hotel, and is looking forward to giving it a more distinctly Alaskan flavor. “I’m very excited to take over this hotel and to make it even more […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward recently moved an important step closer to reducing its energy dependence and fostering renewable energy by agreeing to apply for an $850,000 grant for an innovative ocean-warmed heat-district system from the Alaska Energy Authority Renewable Energy Fund, and promising that the city would contribute $85,000. Seward has the lucky distinction of being located […]
SPRD Bulletin… Adult Competitive Volleyball League Season begins Sep 16th – Dec 9th playing every Wednesday at the High School. Sign up your team today for some friendly competition. Call Robert Perea at 224-4054 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Adult Basketball League First game tip-off: Tue, Oct 6 and Sports & Rec gym games every Tues and Thurs night Oct 6 […]
The 2016 Sister City Student Exchange Application is due December 4, 2015. To view the application, click here: http://sewardcitynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/2016-Student-Application.pdf
By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — SEWARD, Alaska – After weeks of meticulous preparation by White House advance teams in Seward, President Obama landed at the airport under gorgeous fall skies. Photographers and videographers formed mobs at key junctions around town. Invited members of the national press corps followed along in white vans. The White House had its own film […]
The Power Outages for this week have been re-scheduled for September 14, 2015, from 7:30am-10:30am and again on September 16, 2015 at 7:30 – 9:30am. If you have any question please contact the Electric Department at 224-4073.
From the City Clerk’s Office: Seward: In an effort to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the President of the United States, September 1, 2015, the following roads of the City should be avoided for short periods of time: Hard street closures will include: The Seward Highway from Dieckgraeff Road (the road to the Transfer Station) […]
Seward Community Library & Museum will host a facilitated discussion on “Alaska’s Fiscal Gap: Challenges, Opportunities, and Choices” on Tuesday, September 15th from 6 to 8:30pm in the Community Room. Copies of the discussion guide are available at the Library front desk. Please email email@example.com if you would like to receive an electronic copy of the discussion guide. Light refreshments […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Those who park in the wrong places, run stop signs, or violate a host of other traffic laws within Seward city limits will soon get ticketed and fined rather than getting off with merely an educational warning. Seward Police Chief Tom Clemons and his staff have been working for the past two years to […]
Press Release from Seward Police Department: Per the Chief of Police, the Seward Airport will be closed to all waterfowl hunting until September 3rd. Even though Waterfowl season opens September 1st, the marshlands at the airport will be closed to hunting until September 3rd. Reminder that to go hunting at the Airport, you need to have a City Hunting […]
From the Seward Electric Department – On August 31st from 7:30 to 10:30AM power will be off at Seward Marine Industrial Center. On September 2nd from 7:30 t0 9:30AM there will be a second power outage returning power feed to normal following substation repairs.
Seward, AK (August 20, 2015) – The Seward Community Library Association (SCLA), a.k.a. Friends of the Seward Community Library, is happy to share that donations of used books are on their way to students in Fort Yukon this school year. Fort Yukon is a remote community on the Yukon River, above the Arctic Circle. After SCLA’s used book sale in April, they put […]
SEWARD, Alaska – According to an article published this morning from Alaska Dispatch News, President Barack Obama will be visiting Seward, Alaska Tuesday September 1st. He is scheduled to arrive in Alaska on August 31. For more information, see this article at adn.com: http://www.adn.com/article/20150824/white-house-obamas-alaska-visit-will-include-seward-dillingham-and-kotzebue