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What happened on the mountain?

The comments stated in this article are the opinion of Robert Reisner and do not represent the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board. Greetings my fellow citizens. Most recently our Seward Phoenix LOG newspaper published an article on the LeMait...

 

Environmental rules and commerce must balance

The comments stated in this article are the opinion of Robert Reisner and do not represent the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board. Greetings my fellow citizens. I hope everyone had a great holiday season. With this warm winter weather and...

 

Wildlife makes for lively morning at Clear Creek

It was one of those beautiful sunny Saturday mornings here in Seward. Just after 7:30 a.m., I took two larger Folgers cans filled with cracked corn out to feed the ducks on Clear Creek. Seeing me approach the shoreline with their feed buckets, more...

 

Gravel, culvert and rip rap would fix airport problems

The following is not endorsed by the SBCFSA, City of Seward, KPB, DOT, RBCA or the State of Alaska. Greetings my fellow citizens. It’s been some time since Bob Reeve fixed up his 51 Fairchild and...

 

Baranov's ships plyed Alaska waters

Part 2 of 2 The Dolphin, the second of three ships built on the shores of Resurrection Bay by Aleksandr Andreevich Baranov, was piloted by Second Lieutenant Thomas Shields in 1795. He surveyed and...

 

Baranov builds first ship at Resurrection Bay

One could make the case that Seward’s Russian history begins in 1790 when Grigorri Ivanovich Shelikhov, the founder of several fur exporting companies operating within Alaska (Al iaska) under...

 

Navigating highways of commerce and navigable policy

The comments stated in the following are the opinion of Robert Reisner and do not represent the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board. (This article views, statements, opinions and facts are the views of Bob Reisner and is not endorsed by the...

 

Citizen input needed for flood mitigation funding

The comments stated in this article are the opinion of Robert Reisner and do not represent the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board. Greetings my fel... “We interrupt this regularly scheduled article to bring you this important message. Hear...

 

‘Highways of Commerce,’ ‘Navigability Policy’ explained

Publisher’s note: The comments stated in this commentary are the opinion of Robert Reisner and do not represent the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board. Greetings my fellow citizens. In this commentary we will look into federal surveyors’...

 

Flood mitigation work continues

Publisher’s note: The comments stated in this commentary are the opinion of Robert Reisner and do not represent the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service Area board. Greetings again my frozen fellow citizens, I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday...

 

SBCFSA works at flood mitigation

Hello again my water soaked fellow citizens. The recent flood that effected our community caused much damage to our local public infrastructure, businesses and private property, and led to the death of some of our wildlife. Levees were breached,...

 

Reisner runs for SBCFSA

Greetings again my fellow citizens, on Aug. 7 I attended theta KPB assembly meeting in Soldatna. Two ordinances were about the SBCFSA situation and this is why I attended. I spoke during public comments on Ordinance #2012-19-16 “Approving the...

 
 By Robert Reisner    Opinion    May 24, 2012

More twists and turns in flood mitigation

Greetings my fellow citizens, summer is here so let’s get out there and enjoy it! In my previous article I failed to mention the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) Planning Assistance to States (PAS) Flood Risk Management for the Seward area. I will...

 

Streambed work continues

Greetings my fellow citizens, In this column I will cover a near complete picture of the widespread effects of our gravel loaded streambed issues. We’ll also touch upon the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) November 2011 PAS study as well as what the...

 

Stream mitigation flows along

Greetings my fellow citizens, summer is on its way! Our Seward-Bear Creek Flood Service Area (SBCFSA) now has two studies to complete for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and then we will be able to acquire a funded mitigation project! This is after...

 

Gravel in steambeds is clogging up the works

Hello again, my fellow citizens. In this article we’ll cover the Seward Bear Creek Flood Service Area (SBCFSA), gravel quantities, extraction and transportation of mitigated gravel and a bit of background. Our SBCFSA was created in 2001 from our...

 

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