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

Seward High Library Help

The Seward High School Library is looking for volunteers to help bar code student textbooks and novels sets. Any amount of time would be appreciated. Thanks, Ginger Blackmon Principal Seward High School

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: “Sissie” is a delightful 2-yr old short haired girl looking to join your loving home. She is outgoing and enjoys human companionship. Wish List: Homes for our amazing clicker trained cats! Don’t miss out on your opportunity for love! Jennifer Carrick Seward Animal Care and Control […]

Fall Classe Registration

Registration for KPC’s Resurrection Bay Extension Site (RBES) Fall 2007 classes is August 21-24 10am -5pm at RBES office located in Seward High School.  You may view a schedule of classes at and click on RBES.  Please call RBES Coordinator Jackie Marshall at 224-8445 for additional information.

Reschedule of a City work session

Reschedule of a City work session

Seward City Council Work Session Generator replacement & City and Electric Shop relocations Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. Upstairs Conference Room Since the Board of Adjustment appeal hearing was cancelled on Monday, we are moving the above work session to Monday, August 13, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. directly […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Hunters are reminded that discharging a firearm is restricted within the city limits of Seward. For further details contact the Seward Police Department at 224-3338. Questions, comments, tip suggestions;

Candidate packets

Applications to be a city council candidate are now available at the city clerk’s office. They can only be turned in between the dates of August 1 through 15, with the deadline being 5:00 pm on August 15. Come get started on them!! Candidates night is already set for Monday, […]

Lowell Pt partial road closure tomorrow

The City of Seward Public Works Department has obtained the appropriate permits and will be conducting open excavation to include a partial road closure to replace 2 sections of culverts on Lowell Pt. Road south of Resurrection Bay Seafooods. The Public Works Department will be working on July 26th from […]