Economics

Seward’s Housing Crunch Continues

Seward’s Housing Crunch Continues

By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – It’s no secret that we have a housing challenge here in Seward. The shortage of adequate, high quality and varied housing is a common topic around town and thus when City Council scheduled a work session on the topic, the Seward Community […]

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Fish Factor: NOAA Fisheries Economics, Hope for Tanner Fishery, Seafood for Alaskans, Chris Oliver Takes NMFS Top Post

By Laine Welch- NOAA Fisheries Economics Report The U.S. seafood industry’s contribution to the nation’s economy sank a bit, while Alaska’s output increased slightly and dollar values held steady. An eagerly anticipated annual report released last week by NOAA Fisheries measures the economic impacts of U.S. commercial and recreational fisheries. […]

Future of Alaska Railroad Docks & Terminal

Future of Alaska Railroad Docks & Terminal

On Tuesday evening, Alaska Railroad (AKRR) staff led by Project Manager Brian Lindamood presented current information about the Railroad’s plans to replace and expand the Dale R. Lindsey Cruise Ship terminal and the Alaska Railroad owned docks. A group of approximately fifty Seward citizens listened attentively as Lindamood presented the […]

City Council Work Session on Housing May 22nd

City Council Work Session on Housing May 22nd

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will conduct a work session on the following item of business: CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION Monday, May 22, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. City Council Chambers TOPIC: Discuss Housing With The Chamber Of Commerce, Local Realtors, Local Contractors, And The Public The […]

You Can Stop This!

YOU CAN HELP STOP THIS! The state school board is proposing to close the high school pool for the months of June and July, due to budget constraints. This is unconscionable. The pool is is an absolute necessity for those of us who are older, and who have lifelong diseases […]

Alaska LNG Community Meeting

Alaska LNG Community Meeting

Please join the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation for an update on the corporation and Alaska LNG project. Light refreshments will be provided. When: Tuesday April 25th, 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm (presentation starts at 6:30 pm) Where: Seward Community Library and Museum, 239 6th Ave. Seward, AK For more […]

Alaska Railroad Corporation 2016 Annual Report

Alaska Railroad Corporation 2016 Annual Report

Alaska Railroad Corporation, Anchorage-  The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) released its 2016 annual report today. Audited financial statements show that during 2016, ARRC generated a net loss of $4.4 million due to continued declines in historic freight lines and an impasse on the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) split letter relating […]

Town Hall Meeting with KB Mayor’s Office April 5

Town Hall Meeting with KB Mayor’s Office April 5

The Kenai Borough Mayor’s Office invites you to attend a Town Hall Meeting with Borough Mayor Mike Navarre at the UAF Rae Building on April 5 at 5:30 pm. Come listen, learn and discuss the state’s fiscal problems, how it affects the Kenai Borough, and possible solutions. Topics will include […]

Social Security Presentation at the Library

Wednesday, February 22nd, 12:00pm-2:00pm upstairs at the Seward Community Library. FEBRUARY TOPIC:  SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE–WHEN & HOW TO FILE This is an interactive O.W.L. (Online Web Learning) program intended to inform and provide discussion with the local community in Social Security matters.  Presentations will be offered monthly on the […]

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Seward Comprehensive Plan Open House Meeting, Tonight!

Submitted by Rissie Casagranda – TONIGHT– December 13th @ 6PM Seward Annex Building!!! (kitty- corner from city hall) SEWARD COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OPEN HOUSE MEETING!!!!!!! Tonight is your opportunity to be heard! All you have ever dreamt Seward to be, all you could hope Seward to become- this is your opportunity […]

Seward Strong Planning Day is November 1st

Seward Strong Planning Day is November 1st

Join us for the First Annual Seward Strong Planning Day at the Breeze Inn’s Conference Rooms on November 1st from 8:30 to 4:00.  Seward Strong is a community driven process to identify and address health and wellness needs in our community.  Community members are invited to share their ideas and […]

AGING MASTERY PROGRAM® to begin at Seward Senior Center

AGING MASTERY PROGRAM STARTING SOON! Seward Senior Center will be running the National Council on Aging, Aging Mastery Program® soon and it is open to all adults age 50 and over. The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) encourages mastery—developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved health, stronger financial […]