Technology

Net Metering

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska is accepting public comments for “net metering.” Net metering is an electricity policy for consumers who own, generally small, renewable energy facilities, such as wind or solar power. “Net”, in this context, is used in the sense of meaning “what remains after deductions” — in […]

There’s no doubt that life jackets save lives. In the United States an average of nine people a day die as a result of drowning – deaths that could have been prevented. But a life jacket that does not fit properly can put a person at risk of drowning. Proper […]

Nuclear fun!

At Monday’s Council meeting on March 24th, Phillip Oates announced that former part-time interim Seward City Manager Marvin Yoder now back in Galena, will be coming to Seward to present information on energy from a small nuclear power plant at a to-be-announced work session. Galena has been investigating this Toshiba […]

GCI Rate Adjustment

GCI had readjusted their cellular plan rates but you have to contact them to get the savings. Local Office 224-8912 Toll Free 1 800 800 4800 The plan I was using is now $30 a month cheaper, well worth the call.

Cell Network Trouble

Cell Network Trouble

There has been an apparent failure in a network circuit that is affecting cellular service here and in Anchorage. GCI local cell service has been affected since last night and the local office, 224-8912, does not know when it might be corrected. Currently, all calls out made on a GCI […]

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 […]

If you have trouble viewing this video

If you have trouble watching this video… Seward’s ho-hum internet connection speed and random clogs in the world wide web may prevent this video from playing, beginning to end, the first time play ( > ) is pressed. The video player may pause ( || ) on a dumfounded seagull […]

Help Support Ed Tech Funding in the Schools!

From: Ed Tech Action Network (ETAN): Action: The House of Representatives and the Senate are scheduled to take up the final version of the FY08 Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations bill, which contains $272 million for Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) program the week of November 5. Please email your […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Seward residents now have a safe and environmentally-friendly way to dispose of fluorescent bulbs. The Alaska Cruise Association (ACA) donated the Bulb Eater, a machine that crushes and compacts the glass, to the city in late September. Citizens will be able to use the machine free of charge. Please contact […]

City Legislative History Document Database

City Legislative History Document Database

My vision to put the city’s legislative history on a document imaging database, that can be viewed by the public anytime, and can be stored off-site for disaster recovery if needed, finally came to fruition TODAY with the final touch of linking it on our website.   The city’s legislative […]

Dandelion Festival a Success

Dandelion Festival a Success

The Alaska Dandelion Festival held last weekend at the Seward High School brought vendors & speakers from around the state and visitors from around the nation together.   This event provided a wonderful venue for the sharing of ideas on natural, healthy, simple living.  Natural personal care products made from Alaskan […]

Usibelli coal dust settles on Seward

Usibelli coal dust settles on Seward

Chim-Chiminey Chim Chim cher-oo. Dick Van Dyke may have been a ‘appy bloke in his ashes and soot, but Seward boat owners and air breathers were not as thrilled with the coal dust blown off Usibelli coal last week. Seward spent several days under a haze of Usibelli coal dust. […]