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Seward, Alaska is located in Kenai Peninsula County. Zip codes in Seward, AK include 99664. The median home price in Seward is $259,000 which is roughly $141/per square foot. More Seward information.

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Mexican Tall Ship Cuauhtemoc in Seward

The ship glided into Resurrection Bay wreathed in mist, looking much like a sight out of the past. The Cuauhtemoc is painted white, and it would have appeared ghostly in the driving rain and low clouds, except for the lively Mexican music playing as members of the crew, stationed at attention along five tiers of spars, sang songs as the ship approached the harbor.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: September 15, 2014

BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, is planning to lay off 275 employees and contractors early next year. The State of Alaska filed motions in federal court Monday to participate in lawsuits that seek to halt or delay the U.S. Forest Service's planned Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island.

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Seward City News

Borough Mayor Navarre Meets & Greets Public at Local Coffee House

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN - Fresh from a meeting in Cooper Landing, Borough Mayor and candidate for re-election Mike Navarre traveled to Seward in a downpour to meet the public and to hear what people had to say. Mayor Navarre spent about 2 hours in the on-the-register-of-national-historic-places, old church turned java joint, Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery last Friday, September 12. More than a few Sewardites turned up to ask questions or to extend political courtesy.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

APRN

Seward Small Stream Flood Advisory Update

The advisory has been updated since noon on Saturday. The flood advisory affects the Resurrection River at Exit Glacier bridge.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Petroleum News

What is the solution?

The limitations and risks associated with the Railbelt power grid, the aging electricity artery that connects Alaska communities from Homer in the southern Kenai Peninsula north to Fairbanks in the Interior, have for several years formed the subject of lively debates and not too many decisions. And on Sept.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

APRN

Extra-Tropical System Makes Way Up Alaska's Southwest Coast

"It is just such a massive system. It is releasing a lot of energy," Michael Lawson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said.

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Seward City News

FEMA Announces New Flood Maps, Hears from Lowell Pointers

At an open house/informational meeting in Seward on Tuesday, September 9, the Federal Emergency Management Agency displayed and explained new flood-hazard maps of the Seward waterfront from Lowell Point around to the industrial center at Fourth of July Creek. Based on new LIDAR mapping of the topography and bathymetry and new modeling of how waves run up onto exposed shorelines, FEMA says that during a once-in-a-hundred-years flood from seaward, water will get 2 feet deeper and push farther inland than previously thought.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: September 10, 2014

Russia has begun building military bases in its Arctic Far East. The independent English-language newspaper Moscow Times reported this week that ships have unloaded pre-fabricated buildings to create military installations on Russia's Wrangel Island and Cape Schmidt.

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APRN

Tropical Storm Headed Toward Prince William Sound, Kenai Peninsula

A tropical storm is making its way from Asia to Alaska. It's expected to reach the Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound later this week.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Seward City News

Council approves lagoon dredge bid, 99-year SMIC lease for Harmon

Visiting artists from Obihiro, Japan, wearing mural design shirts, and Seward Mural Society members dressed in fine Kimonos they received on the mural exchange, watch as one of their number addresses Seward. Heidi Zemach photo The Seward City Council took steps to correct the deferred maintenance problems at the city wastewater lagoon at Lowell Creek at Monday's meeting last night, approving the low bid for a $3.9 million project with Merrell Brothers, Inc. for the removal and disposal of sludge at Lowell Point Wastewater Treatment Facility and at the lagoon for Spring Creek prison at Seward Marine Industrial Center.

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Homer Tribune

FYI - News briefs & announcements - Sept. 10

Albertson's Grocery Stores is under the process of purchasing Safeway Grocery Stores country-wide, Safeway announced in a press release. The merger will create a network of more than 2,400 stores, including those in Alaska, said Teena Massinghill, spokesperson.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Seward City News

Fema Open House Tuesday 5pm-8pm

PRELIMINARY FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAP AND FLOOD INSURANCE STUDY In cooperation with FEMA and the State of Alaska, The Kenai Peninsula Borough, City of Homer and City of Seward are hosting a combined Flood Risk Information Open House. The Seward will be held at the following location: City of Seward, Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area; east side of Kenai Peninsula: on 9/9/14, Tuesday 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at City Council Chambers This Open House will provide the public with an opportunity to review a recently completed preliminary Flood Insurance Study and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps resulting from the Kenai Peninsula Borough Coastal Flood Study.

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Seward City News

Crazy good beach fishing

Two happy anglers carry their catch up the beach Sunday afternoon, when action had begun to taper off. Heidi Zemach hoto.

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APRN

US Trained Alaskans As a Stay Behind Agentsa

"The military believes that it would be an airborne invasion involving bombing and the dropping of paratroopers," one FBI memo said. The most likely targets were thought to be Nome, Fairbanks, Anchorage and Seward.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Photos: 2014 Acs XC Class Challenge

Freshman and sophomore boys compete in the Anchorage Christian Schools XC Class Challenge cross-country race on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Cheney Lake. Wasilla runner Lexi Pepperd leads a group of girls into the finish line during the Anchorage Christian Schools XC Class Challenge cross-country race on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Cheney Lake.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Seward City News

Youth-Only Fishing Days at the Seward Lagoon this Weekend, September 5-7

The Seward Lagoon and lagoon outfall stream will be open to coho salmon fishing for youth anglers, from 12:01 a.m. Friday, September 5 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, September 7. This youth-only fishery is open only to anglers 15 years or younger. For this weekend, the harvest limit has been increased to 6 fish per day and in possession.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Homer News

Kenai Peninsula to Board of Fisheries:

Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meetings on the Kenai Peninsula. Joint Resolution No.

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Seward City News

2014 Crop Walk this Sunday

It's not too late! You, too, can participate in raising awareness about the problem of hunger around the world and here in Seward, by participating in the annual Seward CROP Walk! The Walk takes off from the front of the SeaLife Center this coming Sunday, Sept.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Homer Tribune

Rescued seal entertains tourists in Halibut Cove

HOMER TRIBUNE/Naomi Klouda Harbor Seal "Spot 99" an older bull at age 22, has lived his days mostly in or around Halibut Cove where resident Marian Beck rescued him as a days-old pup.

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Seward City News

Holland America/Princess Employees Help Stock Seward Food Pantry

Holland America/Princess employees set aside Sunday, August 31, 2014 as their day to help the "He Will Provide" Food Bank by bringing canned goods and needed supplies for the community, and taking monetary donations.

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