April Events at the Library

It will be a busy April at the Seward Community Library. The library is extending the celebration of National Library Week to encompass all of April. The library will open the Book Sale for the month of April, so that locals may have first choice of the many items that […]

RBCA Lawsuit Decision

[Note: original PDF document> seward_ruling_doc.pdf ] IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF ALASKA RESURRECTION BAY CONSERVATION ALLIANCE,Plaintiffs,vs.CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA,Defendant. Case No. 3:06-cv-0224-RRB FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT   I. INTRODUCTION Before the Court are Plaintiffs Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance (“RBCA”) and Alaska Community Action on Toxics (“ACAT”) […]

Little League Positions Open

Seward Little League Still Needs Some More Volunteers Seward Little League still has the following positions to fill before we get into the 2008 season: Treasurer Secretary CoachingCoordinator UmpireManager UniformCoordinator Sponsor Coordinator Snack Shack Coordinator If you have the time and are interested in making this season one of the […]

More Taxes Burden Already Stressed Economy

Thank you to Councilmembers Jean Bardarson, Linda Amberg and Betsy Keller for voting against the sales tax cap increase to $1,000.00. It is unfortunate their side did not prevail. This sales tax increase will have a negative effect on the middle class of Seward who are already struggling with exceptionally […]

Treacherous Road Conditions

The Alaska State Troopers are reporting that stretches of the Seward and Sterling highways are extremely treacherous and calling 511 does not reflect the true road conditions. In many areas, there are stretches of standing water over ice – in these conditions, sanding is not effective and numerous accidents have […]

Cell Network Trouble

Cell Network Trouble

There has been an apparent failure in a network circuit that is affecting cellular service here and in Anchorage. GCI local cell service has been affected since last night and the local office, 224-8912, does not know when it might be corrected. Currently, all calls out made on a GCI […]


Greetings All! There was an error in the delivery of chairs to the new Conn Ed Center at AVTEC (next door to the First Lake Building which also houses the Job Center) and the replacement chairs are arriving tomorrow. The vendor is offering these chairs to any Seward takers at […]

Food Recall

DEC Warns Consumers Not to Eat Discover Cuisine™ –Red Curry Chicken & Jasmine Rice Entrees Risk of Listeriosis DEC is warning the public not to consume “Discover Cuisine ™ Red Curry Chicken & Jasmine Rice” in four-pack 12-ounce packages. Costco is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,368 pounds of these frozen chicken […]

Seward Elementary and Seward High School both announced today that they are two of the top 250 earning groups nationally in the recent Safeway 10% Back to Schools Program. Together the two schools earned over $5,600. In addition, Safeway has contributed an additional $1,000 to each group for a grand […]

Railroad Project Impacts Us

Railroad Project Impacts Us

From the Seward Chamber of Commerce E-News: Port Mackenzie Rail Extension Progress For those of you in the know, you aren’t surprised by the fact that the Alaska Railroad is moving on to the next step in the Port Mac Rail Extension project – environmental review.  This project as a […]

Goliath Art Contest

OK Seward, here is your chance to put your mark on a Roadhouse tradition. The Resurrection Roadhouse is gearing up for the season and we are looking for this years artwork for the Goliath shirts. Deadline is April 15th, 2008 Artwork should be Alaskan themed with Goliath 2008 somewhere in […]

Avalanche Hazard on the Seward Ranger District

Due to recent avalanche activity on the Forest outdoor users should use caution while out in avalanche terrain. Users should obtain information on conditions before venturing out into the backcountry. Information can be obtained by reaching the Chugach Avalanche Center at (907) 754-2369 or online at This is a […]

Special Meeting Notice

Here’s notification that a special meeting has been called by the city manager and set for Thursday, March 6 at 6pm, to go into executive session to discuss pending litigation as stated below. Citizen comment periods are open for all special meetings. –Jean Seward City Council Special Meeting Agenda Thursday, […]

Near Miss

To the Residents of Questa Woods- on Sunday Feb 24- Person or persons were shooting guns at around 4 PM. I am sure they were out target practicing or hunting rabbits- however, they were not paying attention to where they were shooting and the bullet entered my house on the […]

Substitute Teacher Training

Seward Schools need substitute teachers!  The last substitute teacher training for this school year will be Monday, March 10, in the Borough Assembly room in Soldotna from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  If you are interested in sub teaching, please contact Larissa Mika at (907) 714-8888 so you can get […]

P.A.R.K.S. Live and Silent Auction March 8!

Our fundraising efforts are not over and our next HUGE event is scheduled for March 8, 2008 at 6 p.m. at the ASLC. We will have a SILENT and LIVE AUCTION and will offer appetizers and desserts. Children’s activities are planned so make this a family event. Ceramic tiles will […]

A Major Thank You From P.A.R.K.S.

P.A.R.K.S., a committee of the Seward PTSA and sponsored by the Seward Elks, would like to thank all of the companies and individuals who have donated money and materials to the project to date: BLACK BEAR LEVEL $10,000-$24,999 – Providence Health System – MOOSE LEVEL $5000-$9999 – City of Seward, […]

Seward Highway Open

[New Info] Seward Highway: at Milepost 21 road open to traffic Comment: Avalance clearing activities have been completed at Mile 21 Seward Highway. Road open to traffic as of 2:08 PM this afternoon. [Original] Seward Highway in both directions: from Milepost 9 to Milepost 30 avalanche, confirmed report, route impassable, […]