Godwin Glacier Dogsled Tours Receives 2009 Best of Seward Award

Godwin Glacier Dogsled Tours Receives 2009 Best of Seward Award

Godwin Glacier Dogsled Tours has been selected for the 2009 Best of Seward Award in the Tour Operators & Promoters category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they […]

Code Reform

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold their first Work Session to review the proposed updates to the Seward Zoning Code on July 16, 2009 beginning at 6:30pm in the City Hall Upstairs Conference Room.  The Zoning Code is being updated at this time to make the code easier to […]

Alaska Railroad Handout

A copy of the Town Hall Meeting response handout the Alaska Railroad presented to the Mayor, City Council and the public with regards to the Seward Coal Facility. town-hall-meeting-response-to-seward-city-council-5_26_09

Survey Respondents Favor New Library Museum

Survey Respondents Favor New Library Museum

Nine out of 10 respondents participating in a recent telephone survey indicated they agreed that Seward needs a new library museum facility. “We consider this level of agreement to be very high,” said Donna Logan of the McDowell Group, an Alaska research firm that contacted 208 randomly selected Seward voters […]

Seward Ship's Drydock- No Containment

Broken record here. Seward Ship’s Drydock continues to work without any containment. The ADEC required shielding screens were deployed when work was done on the Tempo Sea, but they are tattered and loose, utterly useless. There was nothing on the ground to prevent sandblast grit and paint from contaminating the […]



There have been exciting developments toward building our new Library Museum! Wells Fargo has committed to a challenge grant for this project. Wells Fargo will donate $25,000 toward the building if the community will raise a $25,000 match by September 2009. Are we up for this challenge? Seward has always […]

The Long Haul

This is just a general announcement to let people know that some of our local longline fishermen and the Community of Seward will be featured on the National Geographic Channel. Program is called “The Long Haul” and will be airing Sunday, May 10th at 7am, and May 11th at 2pm. […]

A Tax on Tax

Attached is a scan of a curious utility bill for zero usage of electricity.  The bill assess the operations and infrastructure fee of $30.  I realize that I have to pay for the potential to draw electricity but there is then $2.10, 7% sales tax on the fee.  That is […]

Business and Economic Forum, May 13

The Seward City Council is sponsoring a Business and Economic Forum at the Seward High School Auditorium, Wednesday, May 13, 2009 from 7-9 p.m. The objective of the forum is to 1) inform citizens on the actions and policies that were implemented since the last Forum held on September 19, […]

Road Closure Extention

NOW OFFICIAL- ROAD CLOSURE EXTENDED TO 5PM TODAY, MONDAY APRIL 27TH. The DOT has run into delays  in the bridge installation but they are confident that the 5pm deadline will be met. Rumors of a single open lane are incorrect according to an onsite engeneer.  Any further developments will be […]


There sure are fine eatin places in Seward. The  MARINA RESTAURANT at the boat harbor is one of the them. Except for guns and rifles, I’ve got a hard time letting go of my hard earned money, so I always try the TIGHT-WAD SPECIALS menu and cup of coffee to […]

Demand for a train?

By the end of today you should receive an email from DOT [See below] outlining the public meeting they have scheduled in the Seward City Hall Council Chambers on April 20th from 12pm- 2pm. At this time the City is requesting your assistance in providing information in regards to the […]


Seward Chamber of Commerce Announces DOT Public Meeting THIS MONDAY Seward, AK – April 15, 2009 – The Seward Chamber of Commerce was just notified by the Alaska Department of Transportation that they will be holding a meeting in Seward to discuss the on-going bridge replacement project and the associated […]

Resolution Approved

Resolution 2009-024, Approving A Contract Between The City Of Seward And Peninsula Construction, Inc. For The Japp Creek Relocation Project In An Amount Not To Exceed $305,365 Plus A 10% Contingency, And Appropriating Funds.

Music and New Pants!

Music and New Pants!

Advertisement: Brown & Hawkins is having live music and a two hour sale on Carhartt goods THIS FRIDAY April 17th 5pm- 7pm “Grunt Monkey” Jim Foster- Guitarist + Refreshments served 224-3011

Spring Creek's Employee Asst. Program

Employee of the Year for 2009 Dorothy Locke, Medical Records Manager, has been selected as Spring Creek Correctional Center’s Employee of the Year for 2009. Dorothy started with SCCC in June of 1988 shortly after the prison opened. She earned her degree in Health Information Management (HIM) from the University […]