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Police Journal

Police Journal

March 20, 2007 10:25 a.m. Caller requested an Officer to bunkhouse. He was packing his items to leave when one of the floor managers grabbed him by the throat and threw him up against a cabinet. Officers responded to location and it was determined that the incident took place in […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: Does a vehicle that does not run still have to be registered? Answer: That depends on the vehicle’s location. If the vehicle is parked in a city parking lot or on a roadway, then yes. If the vehicle is parked on private property, then no. If and when the […]

Important Items on School Board Agenda 040207

There are some important items on the School Board agenda for Monday April 2nd including the approval of the district operating budget for next year & the first reading of revisions to the field trip policies.  The packet can be reviewed at  http://www.kpbsd.k12.ak.us/school_board.aspx?id=6686

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: “Ivy” is an affectionate and playful 5-yr old spayed female. She will make a great companion in a home with no other pets. Wish List: Dog chews and kitty socializers Jennifer Carrick Seward Animal Care and Control POB 2934 Seward, AK 99664 907-224-7495

Seward City Council Regular Meeting March 27, 2007

Seward City Council Regular Meeting March 27, 2007

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Tuesday, March 27, 2007 The following resolutions requiring a public hearing were approved: Resolution 2007-025, In Support Of The Adoption Of The City Of Seward Emergency Operations Plan, Revised March 2007. The following resolutions were approved: Resolution 2007-026, Authorizing An Employment Agreement With […]

2007 Goliath Shirt Art Contest

2007 Goliath Shirt Art Contest

The Resurrection Roadhouse is looking for this years art for the Goliath shirts. Specifications are: Alaska theme No more than 4 colors Must say “Goliath 2007” somewhere in it Can be either in digital or print format Deadline is Monday April 23rd, 2007 Drop off submissions at the Resurrection Roadhouse […]

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda, March 27

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda, March 27

Tuesday, March 27, 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 Proclamations and Awards Earthquake Day Proclamation Boys and […]

Rep. Paul Seaton March Newsletter

Greetings from Juneau on this 63rd day of the legislative session. The blizzard weather is still here, disrupting flights and making driving dangerous. So far the flu bug has mostly missed the office and Tina and I have escaped altogether – though we are keeping our fingers crossed and hands […]

City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda

City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda

Monday, March 12, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. The following resolutions were approved: Resolution 2007-021, Authorizing The City Manager To Enter Into An Agreement With Skyline Steel, LLC For The I&T Dock Pilings For An Amount Not To Exceed $1,160,598.80 And Appropriating Funds. Resolution 2007-022, Accepting A Grant In The Amount […]

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week:  “Katie” is a kid-dog-and-cat friendly 3-yr old spayed female.  This oh-so-sweet girl is ready to make a loving companion to any responsible home. Wish List: Dog chews and happy homes for our shelter residents. Jennifer Carrick Seward Animal Care and Control POB 2934 Seward, AK 99664 […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: After 6 months of violations free driving, does the provisional restriction of my teen’s driver’s license automatically convert to non-provisional status? Answer: No, not automatically. A provisional restriction on a teen’s drivers license is in effect for a minimum of 6 months and can remain until age 18 if […]

Community Needs Assessment Survey Results

The City of Seward, through staff efforts and program resources of the AmeriCorps VISTA program, created and distributed a Community Needs Assessment Survey in the fall of 2006. The survey was distributed to every box holder at the Seward Post Office, the end result of which was a total of […]

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. […]

2007 Avy Savvy Poster Contest Winners!

And the 2007 Avy Savvy Poster Winners are:   Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Category   1st Place: Daniel Sparks   2nd Place: 2-way tie – Jon Kingsland – Rose Terry   3rd Place: Hunter Kratz     4th – 6th Grade Category   1st Place: Bailey Pendergast   2nd Place: […]

City Manager Hire

Council went into executive session and came out and made a motion to enter into an employment agreement, subject to a successful contract negotiation and criminal background check with Phillip Oates.  There were 6 members present, and the vote was unanimous. Mayor Shafer, members Schafer and either Bardarson or Dunham […]

Winter Advisory from our Water Department

Due to severe temperature conditions this winter season, the City of Seward Water dept. is advising the water service customers within City limits to run a small cold-water bleeder. Usually a stream of water the size of a pencil width is sufficient. The City advises running the bleeder until April […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Great Blue Herons

Friday, March 2, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise: 7:53 am, sunset 6:27 pm, length of day 10 hours, 33 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 29 seconds longer. Full moon tomorrow. Saturn in the evening, Jupiter and Mars in the morning. Weather: Brilliant sunny days continue with […]