Economics

City Council Work Session on Housing June 12

City Council Work Session on Housing June 12

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION 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, June 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. K.M. Rae Building, 125 Third Avenue TOPIC: Discuss Housing With The Chamber Of […]

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 […]

Spot Prawns. Photo: AMCC Catch of the Season CSF

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 […]