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Not receiving ACS Wireless phone calls?

For two months now, I have not been receiving all of my incoming calls to my ACS phone. I often find I have voicemails waiting for me even though my phone sat right next to me, never rang and does not show a missed call. If the caller doesn’t leave […]

Icicle Seafood Scholarship

The Icicle Seafood Scholarship was created to enable students from Seward, Moose Pass and other northeastern Kenai Peninsula communities to attend KPC during the Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 semesters. The scholarship may be used to pay for face-to-face and distance delivered courses from any KPC campus. A total of […]

Salmon Creek Permit Comment Period

The SBCFSA and the KPB have requested a DCOM review of a master permit for Salmon Creek. The purpose of this permit is to “streamline” the permit process on Salmon Creek. This will be a stream restoration and flood mitigation project once completed. You can view the details of this […]

Weekend road closure serious business

By Nancy Erickson It was no April Fools joke when Alaska Department of Transportation officials met with frustrated business owners at city hall last Wednesday to discuss a 55-hour total closure of the Seward Highway just as tourist season kicks in. “You delivered the date before we were engaged in […]

Drift River Terminal Spill Response Measures

[Admin’s note: This is not a Seward story necessarily but it’s a local one that hasn’t gotten much attention. The Drift River Terminal sits at the base of Mt. Redoubt and currently holds 5.06 million gallons of Cook Inlet Crude. During the long and closely watched build up to the […]

MS PowerPoint Classes

MS PowerPoint Classes

Bored of the same old presentations? Add some pizazz and wake up your audience/students with effective PowerPoint techniques. Learn design and animation techniques to create a dynamic presentation. AVTEC Connected Education Classes: Microsoft PowerPoint version 2003 May 7 June 4, Thursdays 4:00-6:00pm version 2007 May 20-June 17, Wednesdays 4:00-6:00 Credit: […]

Project Bookpiglet

Project Bookpiglet

The Game of Mah Jong by Patricia A. Thompson and Betty Maloney He is an evil man, my gut whispers to me.  No further than you could throw him, trust him no further, comes the message as I sit surrounded deep within the confines of some sad, forgotten building two […]

Seward High School Bulletin

April 3, 2009 The SHS Drama department is presenting its Spring play “Don’t Drink the Water” by Woody Allen, on April 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2009, in the SHS auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the play begins at 7 p.m. $7 individual, $20 family. “Somewhere behind the […]

Renewable Energy Opportunities for Alaska

Lecture by Chris Rose, Executive Director of REAP The Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) is Alaska’s first and only education and advocacy group for renewable energy. Seward and the Eastern Kenai Peninsula are considering a total of 6 hydro electric facilities (Lowell Creek, Fourth of July Creek, Grant Lake, Crescent […]

16th Annual Mayor's Cup Race results

[Check out more race photos by Jim and Susan Pfeiffenberger Link] Presenting for the Mayor, Jean Bardarson handed out The Mayor’s Cup trophy to Cindy Ranta for Seward Fisheries driving a Mitch Seavey team (3:55) 2nd place (4:25) Tim Effingham for Ace Hardware with a Travis Beals team 3rd place […]

Mayors Cup Race Photos

Mayors Cup Race Photos

Today’s Mayors Cup Race was a great success. Everybody won at this fun family event. Two racers show of their war wounds and Patty won the Hard Luck Trophy! Thank you to the trailblazers society for putting it on. These photos were sent in by Joanie Merritt.

Seward City Calendar

We here at Seward City News are proud to announce a new function to The News, the Seward City Calendar. A broad community calendar has been something that we have gotten a lot of requests for. It has taken a lot of searching to find one that would work for […]

KPB Flood Plain Task Force

Notice is hereby given that the Kenai Peninsula Borough “Flood Plain Task Force” will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, to examine current flood plain issues and the development of options for the Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area. The task force meeting will begin at 6:00 PM in […]


Seward may have its’ land value increased within the last month by Kenai Peninsula Borough Assessing Department.    My 3000 (30×100) Square foot property is now worth $56,000.00. This is roughly 25% increase from last years land value.  I was curious and asked my neighbor.  He too confirmed the reality.  […]

Seward Highway Closure

The Seward Highway will be closed at Falls Creek, near MP 25 from 10:00pm April 24th to 5:00am April 27th for the installation of the temporary bridge at that location. Alan L. Drake, P.E. Construction Project manager Alaska DOT & PF Phone 907.269-0450 Direct 907.269-0665 Fax 907.243-5092

Borough Mayors Report

“Sound-Off” Remarks April 1st, 2009 To begin with, I wish to thank KSRM for allowing me to be here today and especially Karen McGahan for having me as her guest. I hope everyone appreciates that we are sending many more Americans, of all ages, into harm’s way in defense of […]