Opinion

Happy Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Happy Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Today marks the Anniversary of the Alaska Territory Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945. It is named “Elizabeth Peratrovich Day” because of Elizabeth Peratrovich’s essential work towards getting the Act passed. Prior to the Anti-Discrimination act, public facilities, private businesses, housing, hotels, and schools were segregated. The situation was much like the […]

Random Kindness Alive and Well in Seward

Linda Corbin told Seward City News the following story about a random act of kindness at the grocery store: When I begin to think about moving away from Seward, it seems like something extraordinary happens.  Today, while in Safeway and checking out, I discovered that I had forgotten my wallet.  […]

Op-Ed on loss of valued former city employee

Council Chamber was packed at the January 23 City Council meeting. Chairs had to be set up and some people stood. At the beginning of the meeting during Citizen’s Comments, three people spoke in support of Marc Swanson and Heather McClain, the recipients of the 2016 Historic Preservation Award. Heather, […]

Fat-Shaming Is Not Okay

Fat-Shaming Is Not Okay

We have survived the first of the Presidential debates. With all of the pre- and post-game analysis on social media or via news outlets, one quote has been conspicuously absent from the dialogue. Throughout the entire hour of jibs and jabs, a single quote stood out to me as a giant […]

Letter to the Editor: Support the Road Paving Bond

Submitted by Margaret Anderson – September 16, 2016 Dear Editor: On Tuesday, OCTOBER 4 TH Seward Voters will be asked to approve a 3 Million Dollar Bond Issue for paving roads in Seward during the 2017 Construction Season. Federal and State funding is available for 75% of the initial project which has […]

Play outdoors with Pokemon Go

Play outdoors with Pokemon Go

By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – It’s a huge thing. A new game from Nintendo called Pokémon Go. The game has increased its developer’s stock value by up to $10 billion. Seward has missed out on many high-tech fads; Uber, high-speed fiber optic internet. Pokémon is an interesting […]

Town Hall Meeting District 29

Town Hall Meeting District 29

Town Hall Meeting Poster Seward 03-26-2016 Town Hall Meeting District 29 Saturday, March 26, 2016 3 pm – 5 pm Seward City Hall Council Chambers 410 Adams Street Please join in the discussion with: Representative Mike Chenault Questions: Representative Mike Chenault Kenai office 283-7223

Huge landslide blocks Lowell Point Road

Huge landslide blocks Lowell Point Road

After torrential rains, the supersaturated soil on the steep mountainside along Lowell Point Road gave way this afternoon at a new spot around 2 pm. The huge slide, about mile 1.5, included a massive spruce tree, snapped in half, mud, and rocks. Public Works does not plan to start clearing […]