Halloween Pet Safety

The October winds have started blowing, reminding us that winter is right around the corner, but not before the ghosts and goblins of Halloween appear! Decorating, costume making, trick or treating, parties and parades will take most of our attention, but don’t forget to take a bird’s (or dog’s or […]

Election Results

Mayor Clark Corbridge 291 Vanta Shafer 179 Council Valdatta 340 Smith 260 Kellar 226 Schafer 197 French 191 There are approximately 70 absentee and questioned ballots to count. These will be counted Thursday afternoon, with official results to be certified at the October 8 council meeting. New members are then […]

Seward Parks and Recreation Bulletin

Teen Harvest- 2 on 2 Hoops Tourney Double-elimination tourney! Mix up your own team, you decide! Boy/Girl: Middle School High School division determined by oldest team member! Fri, Nov 2nd 7pm at the Sports & Rec gym. Sign up before Oct 12 to get the best rate, minimum of 8 […]

Answers from Candidates

These are the answers provided to the Questions for Candidates article sent to all persons in the running for public office this elections. Vanta Shafer , Clark Corbridge and Betsy Kellar have chosen to participate. Enjoy and be sure to vote on October 2nd. 1. Could you please tell us […]

KSWD-FM, Seward, Makes Changes

Seward’s only FM radio station moves to 105.3mHz Seward Media Partners, LLC, licensee of KSWD-AM, KSWD-FM and KSWD-LP, has moved it’s primary broadcast frequency to 105.3mHz and increased transmission power to 4 kiloWatts (kW). Coincidentally our studios have moved and are now located at 11447 Seward Highway, between Knots So […]

Support the Playground Hamburger Helper Grant

Support the Playground Hamburger Helper Grant

Please support the Seward Community Playground efforts by logging onto “My Hometown Helper” and adding your comments. This fall and winter, the Seward Community Playground Project is determined to raise $200,000 to give local children a fun, new community built playground. As part of our fundraising efforts, we have applied […]

Flower Mural is up at last

The colorful flower mural is on display in Kawabe Park. Although it would have been nicer to have it up for our summer visitor, it will look especially gorgeous in the winter months. The master artist was Gail Niebrugge. Yesterday Jennifer Headtke and Dot Bardarson attached the lettering that lists […]



PUBLIC INVITED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet for a work session on Monday, September 24, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of: SPRING CREEK CORRECTIONAL CENTER EXPANSION AND DEVELOPMENT OPTIONS FOR THE EAST SIDE OF RESURRECTION BAY INCLUDING SMIC The meeting will be […]

Assistant Swim Coach Wanted

Assistant Swim Coach Wanted

Seward Tsunami Swim Club, STSC, is looking to hire an assistant swim coach. STSC has 30-40 swimmers, ages 6 to 18 that swim afternoons Monday through Friday. The swim season starts Nov 5 and will go to the end of April. Resumes can be sent to STSC, PO Box 2328, […]

Recruiting Students for Rotary Exchange

Seward Rotary Club is looking for students interested in spending next school year in another country.  It’s a life-changing experience and a great opportunity for the student selected.  I have attached background information and a short application form, which is due on October 13.  Students and parents also can check […]


As the summer season winds down and summer incomes dry up, the need for emergency food increases for some less fortunate members of our community.  The people and businesses of Seward have been generous in giving of their time, money & talents to help those economically constrained. Just 18 cents […]


I was surprised that the Phoenix Log Lost Lake Article did not even mention the names of the runners who won race. Cedar Bourgeois WON the women’s race and I believe she might be the first Seward resident to ever win the race (anyone know?) Way to go Cedar! Give […]

1919 Dora Way Single-Owner Home Occupied Since 1991 2 Bedroom with Single Garage Widened Driveway, Gazebo with Swing, Fenced Side Yard for Toddlers, Dog or Garden Boxes, Mini-Barn and “Outhouse” Playhouse with Loft, Appliances Included, Back Yard Creek and Mountain “Stairway to Heaven”, “Cow” House Just for Morning Coffee, Propane […]

We are always encouraged to dream big and reach for the stars when plotting for the future. Practicality and sound economics invariably bring us back to the real world. What is accomplished after that “come to your senses” moment is usually the most fruitful, productive period of any process. The […]

Questions for Candidates

We here at the Seward City News would like to send the candidates for city council and mayor ten questions to answer as a kind of interview. What questions would you ask the candidates? Please send us your questions to Sincerely, Paul Tougas Seward City News

List of Candidates for Seward City Council

Municipal Election October 2, 2007 Candidates running for one Mayor seat (two-year term) Vanta Shafer* Clark Corbridge Candidates running for three City Council seats (two year terms) Robert Valdatta* Steve Schafer* John French Tom Smith Betsy Kellar (NO PROPOSITIONS OR BALLOT ISSUES THIS YEAR) * are incumbents