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Coal-Fired Power Plant proposed for Seward (Again)

On Monday at the Alaska Energy Authority’s Technical Conference in Anchorage Randy Hobbs and Marc Marlow of Tiqun Energy proposed five new power plants for Southcentral Alaska. Three natural gas-fired and two coal-fired. One of the coal-fired power plants is once again proposed for Seward. After a bit of research […]

Thank you from the PARKS Playground Project

Thank you from the PARKS Playground Project

PARKS (Parents Advocating Recreational Kid Stuff) would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that has helped us exceed our goal to have 25% of the playground project funded! Currently a total of $50,215 has been raised towards our goal of $200,000. Thank you! This weeks sponsors include: the […]

First Annual RBCA Wine and Beer Tasting Event – FRIDAY

Alaska Grown, Close to Home Wine and Beer Tasting is the theme for the First Annual Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance Fundraiser. Featuring Bear Creek Winery from Homer, Alaskan Brewing Company, Mooses Tooth and award winning home brewers, and Ring Of Fire Meadery, Homer, accompanied by breads, appetizers and confections from […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, November 26, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. The Following Resolution Requiring A Public Hearing Was Amended And Approved: Resolution 2007-122, Amending The Port And Harbor Tariff By Increasing Launch Fees, Effective January 1, 2008. (Excluding human powered vessels which will remain $5) The […]

2007 Economic Forum Results

2007 Economic Forum Results

Economic Forum Results   Top 10 Things/Themes for Support of Business   Encourage movement between downtown and harbor Install attractive and informative signage (wood) including maps Develop walking tours with graphic images along the designated route Develop an awning policy to encourage walking and incentives to install awnings Connect the […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: What are the mirror requirements for non-commercial vehicles? Answer: 13 AAC 04.220 A motor vehicle must be equipped with a mirror mounted on the left side of the vehicle; additionally, every motor vehicle, except motorcycles and ATVs, must have either an inside rearview mirror or a right side exterior […]

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 […]

Trail Update

Trail Update

Exit Glacier– Sunday Eve Nov. 18  As good it gets!  2 feet of groomed trail.   Skied out to the overlook Sunday evening—and back by moonlight.    Very well groomed to the park entrance, but very skateable to overlook.    Touring is perfect.  Bob   Trail River Campground Friday afternoon […]

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 […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, November 26, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.  1. Call to Order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Roll Call Citizens’ Comments On Any Subject Except Those Items Scheduled For Public Hearing. Approval Of Agenda And Consent Agenda 6. Special Orders, Presentations And Reports  A. Proclamations […]

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 […]

Using RSS

RSS (Real Simple Syndication) Here’s a new, efficient way to receive news and announcements that readers might appreciate. This video explains how it works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU 1.Sign up for a free reader from Google, Yahoo, etc. 2.Subscribe by setting up a connection between reader and websites ( a button on favorite […]

Thank you Boys and Girls Club of Seward

Thank you Boys and Girls Club of Seward

I would like to express my appreciation for the wonderful work of the Boys and Girls Club of Seward. Thank you for providing an affordable alternative for after school care. But there is much, much more to the Boys and Girls Club than this. Thank you for the quality time […]