Seward considers mandatory face masks for indoors


    Seward is the next in a series of local Alaska towns weighing or adopting mask mandates in recent dats. The Seward City Council will hold a public hearing on whether to enact an emergency regulation mandating that residents wear face masks inside buildings that are open to the public.

    The hearing over Emergency Ordinance 2020-013 takes place on Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. Due to COVID concerns the meeting will be held virtually and broadcast on GCI Cable Channel 9, KIBH FM 91.7 and Live Streamed on YouTube.

    For information on how to participate and provide public comment, contact the clerk’s office here.

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    Joel Davidson
    Joel Davidson
    Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 20 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.

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    1. I was in Seward a few weeks ago, they are still in full panic mode. Watch less fear mongering news ppl!
      I moved up here thinking this was the last frontier. Found out it’s just Los Angeles far north edition over most of the state. South Dakota, here I come!

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