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Immediate Release no. 6

Immediate Release no. 6

October 9, 2006 – 2:00 p.m. The city of Seward has heard from Rick Fuller of the Alaska Department of Transportation, who states there are advisories posted at Potter Marsh and the Y, but the only closure is at Mile Four near Seward. Seward elementary phones are down. Bus service […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]