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Kenai Peninsula Borough Seward flood update, with contacts

Kenai Peninsula Borough Seward flood update, with contacts

KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH Office of Emergency Management RELEASE DATE: 10-12-06, 4:15 p.m. CONTACTS: Kenai Peninsula Borough: Bill Popp PHONE: 907-714-2335 City of Seward: Jean Lewis 907-224-4045 State of Alaska: Jamie Littrell 907-244-2920 SUBJECT: SEWARD FLOODING Borough, City and State officials today urged all residents who rely on well water in […]

Columbus Day Flood footage no. 4

Interview with Mark Lindstrom of Stone Creek Drive. Lindstrom talks about two loud booms coming from the valley of Bear Lake Glacier the day before the Columbus Day flood. Ice found in the flood waters makes Lindstrom concerned about the possibility of an ice dam high up in the valley. […]

Seward flood footage no. 3

Mark Lutrell, Seward resident, took footage of the Lowell Creek waterfall between Lowell Point and Seward. From Oct. 9 to Oct. 11 the waterfall deposited as much as 18 feet of gravel onto the bridge leading to Lowell Point. The residents of Lowell Point are cut off from Seward and […]

Seahawks rough up competition at State Cross Country

After eight years of waiting, Seahawk Coach Dan Marshal finally got another girlÂ’s cross-country championship win. The Lady Seahawk team was made up of four seniors, two juniors, and one freshman girl; Sarrah Glaser, Tekla Backlund, Juno Prochazka, Kendra Oldow, the Foldager twins, and Alison Barnwell. This was the one […]

Wed Update B

Wed Update B

October 12, 2006 9:10 a.m. Good Morning. The city and borough recovery center phones have been installed and are up and running. There are people answering these phones for your questions. For any information about areas outside the city limits (borough), call 224-6704. For any information about areas inside the […]

Wed Update A

Wed Update A

Some things to report from today. The AVTEC shelter was closed. Even though crews are continuing to respond to calls, the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Department of Homeland Security, Dept. Environmental Conservation, State and Coast Guard teams are in the area and damage assessment has begun. Equipment was clearing in Box […]

Flood Photos

Flood Photos

Photos sent in by Jim Barkley These were taken from Denny Hamilton’s Super Cub yesterday. They show the waterfall, Lowell Point, and Matt Cline’s water taxi taking the first group of Lowell Point residents back to the Point. Jim Barkley

City Council Action Agenda

City Council Action Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, October 9, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. The following ordinance for public hearing and enactment was approved: Ordinance 2006-11, amending the Land Use Plan and Rezoning Forest Acres Tract A, Seward Long Term Care Facility Subdivision (Preliminary Plat) from Rural Residential (RR) and […]

City Council Action Agenda

City Council Action Agenda

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, October 9, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. The following ordinance for public hearing and enactment was approved: Ordinance 2006-11, amending the Land Use Plan and Rezoning Forest Acres Tract A, Seward Long Term Care Facility Subdivision (Preliminary Plat) from Rural Residential (RR) and […]

Immediate Release 15

Immediate Release 15

October 10, 20069:00 p.m. Most power has been restored. Power at Wilma and Cindy Circle at Old Exit Glacier, and Old Mill subdivision will take several days to restore, The Seward Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be closing tonight, Tuesday, October 10, at 11:00 p.m. A recovery center will be […]

Immediate Release 14

Immediate Release 14

October 10, 20065:50 p.m. Emergency crews will not be able to secure the bridge crossing Lost Creek at the Old Mill Subdivision. They are advising residents of that area to leave before dark. Emergency crews may not be able to reach residents in that subdivision after that time. Residents who […]

Immediate Release no. 13

Immediate Release no. 13

October 10, 2006. 4:30 p.m. Due to the storage capacity being exceeded at the Sewage Lagoon Treatment Plant, this is to notify the public of possible contamination from discharge in that area. The Environmental Protection Agency has been advised. The pipe goes 250 feet out from the shore, so possible […]

Seward City Council Meeting, Oct. 10

Resolution 2006-102, Authorizing The City Manager to enter into an amended and restated agreement for lease of Tract 2a, Waterfront Tracts and adjacent tidelands, and the lease, Operation and Maintenance of the Alaska SeaLife Center with the Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science. John Moline, Seward resident, made […]

Immediate Release 11

Immediate Release 11

October 10, 2006 10:40 p.m. I have been made aware that Aqua Tech will be sending a water taxi to Lowell Pt. They will leave the harbor by the Park headquarters at noon and dock at the far corner of the south beach at Lowell Pt. Although this is not […]

Drink It Pure

Drink It Pure

Send in by Alan Wien, Disaster Response Coordinator Surface water and water from unprotected wells, or wells too close to a sewage disposal system, are likely to be contaminated. Whenever surface water is used for drinking and household purposes, or when any question arises concerning the safety of your water […]