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Lowell Point Floods

Residents left stranded Lowell Point, AK — October 9, 2006 – – Heavy rain over the past 24 hours has left the roads at Lowell Point flooded and Lowell Point Rd. impassable due to several rock slides. Residents awoke to 8″ or better of water in the roads, driveways and low areas. Spruce Creek has overflowed it’s banks as the […]

by · October 9, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Immediate Release 5

Immediate Release 5

October 9, 2006 1:00 p.m. We have just received word that D.O.T. will be closing the Seward Highway at 1:00 pm at Potters Marsh, the Y, and Mile 4. High wind warnings are in affect, along with flood warnings. NOAA If you have anything to report, call 224-4041 or 4044. This is our Emergency Operations Center switchboard. Shelters that are […]

by · October 9, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Immediate Release 4

Immediate Release 4

The temporary bridge at Grouse Creek will be removed by 1:00 pm today. That will eliminate traffic on Old Mill Road. All residents of that area should evacuate immediately. Take care at Questa Woods. The river is high with glacial ice. Residents with equipment are helping with that. Closed Roads Seward Highway Mile 4 by Harborview Lowell Pt Rd Salmon […]

by · October 9, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Local Pictures

Local Pictures

Great photos posted by Ridgeseeker.

by · October 9, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward weather for Oct. 7

by · October 7, 2006 · 1 comment ·
Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: Right of Way – A driver at the Port Ave intersection wants to turn left onto the Seward Hwy and then head south towards downtown. A driver on Phoenix Rd wants to turn right onto the Seward Hwy and head south towards town. Which driver has the right of way onto the Seward Hwy? Even for the locals, the […]

by · October 7, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Ideas for our weekly survey

Dear SewardCityNews.com readers, In the interest of equanimity and a bow to popular opinion SewardCityNews is in need of your help to produce a Weekly Survey. Questions, concerns, comments. Please submit ideas by adding a comment to this post. Russell Stigall SewardCityNews.com

by · October 6, 2006 · 3 comments ·

A Hello and Greetings Thread.

Alex Von T. posted this in the forum offering introductions.

by · October 6, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Final city council election results

Final city council election results

FINAL CERTIFICATE OF RESULTS FOR THE REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD OCTOBER 3, 2006 The City Canvass Board has completed their review of all absentee and questioned ballots of the Regular Municipal Election held October 3, 2006. Their totals are: Jean Bardarson 248 Willard Dunham 191 Linda Amberg 185

by · October 5, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seahawk Homecoming pics

Seahawk Homecoming pics

by · October 5, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Kenai Peninsula Borough Election Results

Election Summary Report 2006 Regular Election Summary For Jurisdiction Wide, POL, All Races UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

by · October 5, 2006 · 1 comment ·
Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Monday, October 9, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. SPECIAL ORDERS, PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS A. Proclamations and Awards 1. Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation B. Borough Assembly Report C. City Manager’s Report D. City Attorney Report E. Port & Commerce Advisory Board Report F. Other Reports, Announcements and Presentations

by · October 4, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Local Pictures

Local Pictures

Sent in By H. Leite

by · October 4, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward Shoots Itself in the Foot Yet Again

Amazing. Just when I think it’s not possible for Seward to do anything more to damage itself it turns over its flood service board to a local contractor with obvious conflict of interest. In case you missed the election results, Metco’s bid to take over the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area Board has suceeded. A board that had achieved a […]

by · October 3, 2006 · 5 comments ·
Municipality of Seward Election Results, 2006

Municipality of Seward Election Results, 2006

Here are the election results. Keep in mind there are still about 100 absentee and questioned ballots yet to be counted. They will be counted Thursday afternoon. Election results for candidates running for city council Top three vote getters win two-year terms. Jean Bardarson 206 Linda Amberg 166 Willard Dunham 156

by · October 3, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Voter turnout average at City Hall – good times had by all

Voter turnout average at City Hall – good times had by all

Voter turnout was average for the municipality of Seward election according to City Clerk Jean Lewis. At 6:30 p.m. turnout stood at 420. Typically 450 voters cast ballots yearly, said Lewis. Absentee ballot totals came to 101, higher than the usual 60 to 70. The absentee ballots along with four special needs ballots and four questionable ballots will be sent […]

by · October 3, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Voter turnout average at City Hall – good times had by all

Voter turnout average at City Hall – good times had by all

Voter turnout was average for the municipality of Seward election according to City Clerk Jean Lewis. At 6:30 p.m. turnout stood at 420. Typically 450 voters cast ballots yearly, said Lewis. Absentee ballot totals came to 101, higher than the usual 60 to 70. The absentee ballots along with four special needs ballots and four questionable ballots will be sent […]

by · October 3, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Election Night Coverage from the Yukon Bar

by · October 3, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Pebble Mine seeks permits to build two dams

Renewable Resources Coalition newsletter by Richard Jameson, President Dear Fellow Alaskans, Kindly be advised that Northern Dynasty has begun the permitting process by just filing an application for permits to build at least 2 incredibly large earthen dams on the North and South Fork of the Koktuli River at the headwaters of the Bristol Bay watershed. The proposed dams would […]

by · October 2, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·
Seahawks lose emotional battle to Nikiski at football homecoming

Seahawks lose emotional battle to Nikiski at football homecoming

Two major second half touchdowns by Nikiski put Bulldogs ahead of skilled Seahawks team. Seahawks 17, Bulldogs 27. More to come. See more photos of the Seward vs. Nikiski game and homecoming parade Here.

by · October 2, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Where’s Campaign Central?

Does anyone know how the votes are reported to the public in this town? Are there announcements on the radio? … on line? Does anyone sponsor a “Campaign Central” where everyone can meet and listen to the results?

by · September 30, 2006 · 8 comments ·

Where's Campaign Central?

Does anyone know how the votes are reported to the public in this town? Are there announcements on the radio? … on line? Does anyone sponsor a “Campaign Central” where everyone can meet and listen to the results?

by · September 30, 2006 · 8 comments ·

Seward sued for discharged pollutants

Documents send in by Trustees of Alaska TA- Final City Complaint PDF (70.5kb)> TA- City of Seward Exhibit A PDF (279kb)> Visit the Web sites of KTUU or Alaska Report to read more about the Trustees of Alaska, Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance & Alaska Community Action on Toxics lawsuit. Details to follow.

by · September 29, 2006 · 1 comment ·
Rainy Regionals just fine for Seward Seahawk harriers

Rainy Regionals just fine for Seward Seahawk harriers

By Denali Foldager for SewardCityNews.com After being warned for the hundredth time by Coach Marshall, a/k/a Steve Prefontaine, that the Regional cross country race was going to start out fast we were all a little worried about what was going to happen with our races. I on the other hand was whole lot worried. Coming back as the Regional and […]

by · September 29, 2006 · 2 comments ·

The Adventures of the Steamship Dora to be presented at the library

The biography of one of Alaska’s most beloved and famous vessels, the steamship Dora, will be the subject of an illustrated lecture by noted ALaska author J. Pennelope Goforth at 1:30 pm at the Seward Community Library on Saturday, October 7. The program is hosted by the Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Seward Community Library. The presentation will cover […]

by · September 28, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Fuel Prices

Sent in by Vanta Shafer Monday night, the Seward City Council and Administration had a discussion about the budget for 2007. As gas, fuel and electrical prices have greatly increased with the price of oil, the City Council has been searching for ways to help our community financially through the winter. One of the proposals for the 2007 budget is […]

by · September 27, 2006 · 2 comments ·
Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda

The following ordinance for public hearing was enacted: Ordinance 2006-10, Amending The Land Use Plan And Rezoning Of Lot 7a, Block 17, Federal Addition Clark-Tougas Preliminary Replat From Single Family Residential (R1) To Auto Commercial (Ac) And Lot 9a, Block 17, Federal Addition Clark-Tougas Preliminary Replat From Single Family Residential (R1) To Two Family Residential (R2). The following resolution was […]

by · September 27, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·

Seward’s Pigskin Picks

Week 2 winner is . . . Cory Harris! With 55 ballots in the pot, it looked like it was going to be a tough win to decipher. We had 9 folks with 12 correct picks and 5 folks with 13! Then, out of nowhere, came Cory, who crushed the competition with 14 correct picks, to stand alone at the […]

by · September 27, 2006 · Comments are Disabled ·