Category: City of Seward

Seward Weather Watch, Weekend of Feb. 18-19

Seward Weather Watch, Weekend of Feb. 18-19

Seward residents please use caution this weekend!  Please drive slowly and be aware of reduced visibility around town as crews continue to remove snow. Boat owners – please ensure your boat is shoveled off.  Call the Harbormaster’s Office for a boat watch list, 907-224-3138. Please monitor your roofs and check […]

Seward Airport Closed

Seward Airport Closed

Submitted by Johanna Kinney, City Clerk: City of Seward has been notified that the Seward airport is closed for the next 48 hours.  After this period of time, conditions will be reassessed to determine if it is safe to reopen.

Lowell Point Road Work

Lowell Point Road Work

City of Seward Public Notice February 13, 2017 3:30 p.m. Seward Public Works Crews are working to keep Lowell Point Road open after several rock slides that have occurred.  At this point, it is open to one lane traffic and crews hope to widen it to two lanes.  Be advised they […]

Random Kindness Alive and Well in Seward

Linda Corbin told Seward City News the following story about a random act of kindness at the grocery store: When I begin to think about moving away from Seward, it seems like something extraordinary happens.  Today, while in Safeway and checking out, I discovered that I had forgotten my wallet.  […]

Community Book Read With Author

Community Book Read With Author

Kristin Hannah will be calling in to discuss her book, The Nightingale! Join us at the Seward Community Library on Saturday, March 4th, 2017. Get your book and start reading today! Available through the Joint Library Catalog and some copies are available for free from the Friends of the Seward […]

Senior Pet Class Saturday

Senior Pet Class Saturday

Preparing and Caring for your Senior Pet Saturday, Feb 4th, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Seward Community Library Though our pets age quicker than humans, they are really good at being young at heart.  Sometimes a pet can show subtle signs of being uncomfortable or even ill as they get […]

Op-Ed on loss of valued former city employee

Council Chamber was packed at the January 23 City Council meeting. Chairs had to be set up and some people stood. At the beginning of the meeting during Citizen’s Comments, three people spoke in support of Marc Swanson and Heather McClain, the recipients of the 2016 Historic Preservation Award. Heather, […]

City of Seward Weather Emergency Update Jan. 25

City of Seward Weather Emergency Update Jan. 25

January 25, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. City crews continue to dig out massive amounts in snow in the downtown and harbor areas.  As crews complete plowing main service roads, they will be able to start clearing the residential streets.  All systems are functioning and long hours continue. Please drive carefully […]

City of Seward Weather Emergency Update

City of Seward Weather Emergency Update

Submitted by City of Seward- January 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Last night in a special meeting, the Seward City Council approved Resolution 2017-009 which ratified the City Manager’s Declaration of a State of Disaster Emergency due to extreme weather and heavy snow in the City of Seward.  This resolution requests […]

Information about snow loads

Information about snow loads

Submitted by Seward Fire Chief Eddie Athey – Additional information on snow loads can be found by following this link to the FEMA Snow Load Safety Guide….. https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/7d8c55d1c4f815edf3d7e7d1c120383f/FEMA957_Snowload_508.pdf

Notice for All Seward Harbor Boat Owners

Notice for All Seward Harbor Boat Owners

The recent storm dumping more than two to three feet of snow in the Seward area boat owners need to be aware and take action. If you own a boat in the Seward Harbor you should have it shoveled off soon. The current forecast states that it will warm up […]

Nominations Open for Local Historic Preservation Efforts

Nominations Open for Local Historic Preservation Efforts

This annual award recognizes local preservation efforts and encourages community understanding and appreciation of Seward’s history. For over 100 years, many Seward citizens have enriched our sense of place and community. Without the hard work and civic pride of those that came before us, Seward would not be the exemplary […]