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DEC presents timeline on Seward Ship Drydock

DEC presents timeline on Seward Ship Drydock

Seward Ship’s Drydock Inc. Fact Sheet (original here) About Seward Ship’s Drydock Inc.: The Seward Ship’s Drydock opened in 1973 to provide vessel services close to the fishing grounds. Increased demand led to the construction of the current home for Seward Ship’s Chandlery in the Leirer Industrial Park. In 1979 […]

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Tour of the Bay

Sunday, December 30, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 10:02 am, sunset 3:58 pm, length of day 5 hours, 56 minutes; tomorrow will be 1 minute and 40 seconds longer. Weather: Alpenglow just before dawn on the snowy peaks of the mountains west of Seward foretold a very promising […]

Seward Christmas Bird Count results

December 28, 2007 The 108th Audubon Christmas Bird Count, Seward Alaska Twenty-two citizen scientists ventured out from dawn to dusk on December 22, 2007, by car, boat, foot, and skis, intent on counting and identifying every bird in their route within the 15-mile wide Seward Count Circle. Ten others counted […]

Seward gets a new warning system

Seward gets a new warning system

By Russell Stigall For Seward City News KENAI PENINSULA – Warnings are a hoot. Actually they’re one long, steady hoot followed by a man’s voice giving the facts and actions one should follow to avoid danger. By way of Kenai Peninsula Borough resolution and funding, Chicago-based Federal Signal has installed […]

Electric bills spike when Seward is cut off

December 13, 2007 To the City Council, City Manager Phillip Oates, Assistant City Manager Kirsten Vesel, City Clerk Jean Lewis, and staff, Due to natural gas shortages, Chugach Electric cut Seward off twice in December, forcing the city to run its diesel generators. I understand that this can happen any […]

Coast Guard & Responsible Industry

Our mission as a community in regards to this situation should be to investigate why this industrial operation has failed. We need to develop synergies between local municipalities and governmental regulatory agencies such as the EPA and DEC so that they no longer work in organizational isolation and we need […]

Coast Guard & Responsible Industry

Our mission as a community in regards to this situation should be to investigate why this industrial operation has failed. We need to develop synergies between local municipalities and governmental regulatory agencies such as the EPA and DEC so that they no longer work in organizational isolation and we need […]

Seward Ships Drydock. Violation three.

Seward Ships Drydock. Violation three.

By Russell Stigall For the Seward City News SEWARD – It’s a dusty road ahead for Jim Pruitt’s Resurrection Bay shipyard. Seward Ships Drydock recently earned another Department of Environmental Conservation Notice of Violation for fugitive dust, its third. DEC Air Quality division issued Seward Ships the latest violation earlier […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Short-eared Owls!

Monday, November 19, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:06 am, sunset 4:19 pm, length of day 7 hours, 12 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 25 seconds shorter. Weather: Calm! 27º Clear skies at dawn, allowing a peek at Venus and Saturn to the south, becoming cloudy […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Snipe!

Snipe! Sunday, November 18, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:04 am, sunset 4:21 pm, length of day 7 hours, 17 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 28 seconds shorter. Weather: 29º, overcast, threatening snow; brisk 25 mph north wind, gusting to 50 mph by the bay. Today […]