Economics

Alaska’s Farmers Markets are Growing

Alaska’s Farmers Markets are Growing

Homer, AK – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $13.4 Million this year to 52 recipients across the country including $403,000 to Alaska’s Cook Inletkeeper, a community-based non-profit organization and major recipient of USDA’s 2017 Farmer’s Market Outreach Program (FMPP). “It’s an amazing step forward for local […]

The Intangible, a fishing boat based out of Petersburg, AK, undergoes repairs at the Seward Vigor site on Tuesday, October 3rd. Photo: Kelley Lane.

Vigor at SMIC: “Here for the Long Haul”

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- Vigor, a marine services operation located at Seward’s Marine Industrial Center (SMIC), is “here to stay,” according to Adam Beck. Beck is in charge of Alaska Operations for Vigor, and is based out of Portland, Oregon. He plans to spend a few days […]

KPB State Senator Micciche. Photo courtesy of Senator Micciche.

Seward’s Senator Micciche Pays A Visit

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- Last Friday, Senator Peter Micciche paid a surprise visit to the Seward Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, which is held bi-monthly at the Breeze Inn. Micciche has served as the Kenai Peninsula’s state senator since 2013 and the Senate majority leader since January of […]

Budget Work Session Information Available

Budget Work Session Information Available

Click HERE to access the budget kick-off presentation given to the Seward City Council on September 12. The next budget work session is Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  This work session will be televised. Budget information will be posted on the City’s website as it is provided.  Click on the “Current […]

AGE 50+ INVITED TO NAVIGATE LONGER LIVES

AGE 50+ INVITED TO NAVIGATE LONGER LIVES

Adults age 50+ are invited to take this free course to learn how to navigate longer lives.  A new 10-week session of the AGING MASTERY PROGRAM® will begin Thursday, September 21st, 12:45-2:15pm, at Seward Senior Center.  Developed by the National Council on Aging, the program encourages mastery—developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to improved […]

2016 CAFR and Budget Calendar Available

2016 CAFR and Budget Calendar Available

The 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the City of Seward is now available on the city’s website, under 2018-2019 Budget Information, as well as the proposed 2018-2019 Biennial Budget Calendar (this is a tentative schedule and is subject to change). CAFR:  http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/3682 2018-2019 Budget Calendar: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/3688