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The Green Beet: Eco-Travel Action Plan

The Green Beet: Eco-Travel Action Plan

By Jen Ransom for Seward City News During the next few months many Alaskans escape the dark and cold for warmer weather and much-needed vacations. But vacation time doesn’t need to be a vacation from green living. Just a little bit of preparation, a few changes in mindset and some […]

Good News and Bad for Seward Tourism

Good News and Bad for Seward Tourism

(By Heidi Zemach, for SCN) Three-thousand independent travelers on the website TripAdvisor have given Seward top billing as a tourist destination for 2010. TripAdvisor, an Internet website much used for vacation planning, announced Wednesday, Dec 9 that its yearly travel trends survey of U.S. travelers had chosen Seward first among […]

ARE WE UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

ARE WE UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

There have been exciting developments toward building our new Library Museum! Wells Fargo has committed to a challenge grant for this project. Wells Fargo will donate $25,000 toward the building if the community will raise a $25,000 match by September 2009. Are we up for this challenge? Seward has always […]

DOT&PF imposes speed reductions on Seward Highway bridges

Recent inspections have detected weakened structural supports for three bridges in the Trail Lakes area along the Seward Highway, prompting speed reductions for vehicles crossing the affected bridges, according to Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) officials. This action is in response to heavy commercial vehicles and loads […]

DOT&PF imposes speed reductions on Seward Highway bridges

Recent inspections have detected weakened structural supports for three bridges in the Trail Lakes area along the Seward Highway, prompting speed reductions for vehicles crossing the affected bridges, according to Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) officials. This action is in response to heavy commercial vehicles and loads […]