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Municipal Election Final Results

  Final Election Results for October 3, 2017 Municipal Election   The City of Seward Canvass Board met today and certified the final results of the election.  They are as follows: Mayor (one seat) Dave Squires 428 Tim McDonald 83 Write ins 12   City Council (three seats) Sue McClure […]

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 […]

Seward Municipal Election Unofficial Results

Seward Municipal Election Unofficial Results

From the Seward City Clerk: The following are the unofficial results from tonight’s Seward Municipal Election.  For unofficial results for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Election, please visit http://www.kpb.us/assembly-clerk/elections/election-results Mayoral Race (one seat) David Squires, 362  votes Tim McDonald, 72 votes Write Ins, 9 votes Seward City Council (three seats) Suzanne Towsley, 214 votes Sue McClure, 291 votes […]

Oct 3 2017 City of Seward Ballot Information

Oct 3 2017 City of Seward Ballot Information

***REMINDER that in order to be eligible to vote for the October 3, 2017 Municipal Election, you must be registered to vote in the Seward Precinct.  The last day to register to vote or change voter registration is September 3, 2017 ((with the State of Alaska), or September 1, 2017 […]

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 […]

Shelby Roy proudly showing off her trophies. Photo: Michelle Strubeck.

Catching Up with Shelby Roy

by Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News- Catch her if you can! The last time I met with Shelby Roy, Seward’s drag racing sensation, she was having a dream season. Shelby added another trophy to her collection on the July 16th Junior Dragster event. She was the runner up on […]

Snow River Glacier Dam Jökulhlaup

Snow River Glacier Dam Jökulhlaup

The snow river glacial dam has burst and is in the process of draining, dumping millions of gallons of water into Snow River.   Also known as a Jökulhlaup: A glacier outburst flood resulting from the failure of a glacier-ice-dam, glacier-sediment-dam, or from the melting of glacier ice by a volcanic […]

Black Bear. Photo Courtesy of US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Seward Experiences Spike in Urban Bear Activity

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- Seward has experienced unusually high levels of black bear activity in the past few weeks. Residents have reported seeing animals in most parts of the Seward city limits, especially in the subdivision of Forest Acres. Just two weeks ago, a black bear walked […]

Go Inside Spring Creek Prison

Go Inside Spring Creek Prison

Go inside Spring Creek Correctional Center with Alaska Public Media for a conversation with the inmates, staff, and the public about preparing for life after prison. FREE, Tuesday, September 26 at 7 PM. Visit Alaska Public Media for more information: http://www.alaskapublic.org/2017/09/14/upcoming-community-in-unity-spring-creek/  

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Seward

by Kelley Lane for Seward City News- August and September are typically rainy months in Seward. This year has been on target with most of the past month including substantial precipitation. Each time that it’s not actively pouring sheets of rain, I get out of my house and rejoice that […]