AVTEC Academy Cafe Opens Next Week!

This is a delicious way to support AVTEC’s Culinary Art students! The Academy Cafe will be open Tuesday through Friday from Oct. 30 through Dec. 14. NOTE: Schedule will vary a little around the Thanksgiving holiday. Seating times at 6, 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. The maximum table seating is […]

2008 Preliminary Operating Budget

Here is the budget in electronic [pdf] form thanks to the folks at the City Clerks Office. The file is also available from the City website in the ‘news‘ section. The file has been optimized for web viewing but is still quite large at 4.5 Mb. It may take some […]

City Legislative History Document Database

City Legislative History Document Database

My vision to put the city’s legislative history on a document imaging database, that can be viewed by the public anytime, and can be stored off-site for disaster recovery if needed, finally came to fruition TODAY with the final touch of linking it on our website.   The city’s legislative […]

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 […]