It’s Time to Re-invest Back In Our Own Community

Overall and looking at the bigger picture, the City of Seward is in excellent financial shape, but the city’s population is in decline and the cost of doing business in Seward has dramatically gone up in the last two years. In the 2004-2005 Seward Annual Financial Report, the following information […]

Saving Alaska

Sent in by Dave Otness Major change is in the air and the pendulum swing can’t come soon enough, as the verbal civil war in which we’re engaged has gotten increasingly shrill and strident. What a wonderful time to confound both the Republican and Democratic Parties by supporting both. Sarah […]

Ideas for our weekly survey

Dear SewardCityNews.com readers, In the interest of equanimity and a bow to popular opinion SewardCityNews is in need of your help to produce a Weekly Survey. Questions, concerns, comments. Please submit ideas by adding a comment to this post. Russell Stigall SewardCityNews.com

Seward Shoots Itself in the Foot Yet Again

Amazing. Just when I think it’s not possible for Seward to do anything more to damage itself it turns over its flood service board to a local contractor with obvious conflict of interest. In case you missed the election results, Metco’s bid to take over the Seward/Bear Creek Flood Service […]

Last Editor of the Seward Phoenix Log?

“… thought Alice, and she went on. “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. “I don’t much care where –” said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which way you […]


A commentary for SewardCityNews.com by Tim McDonald Councilman Robert Thomas takes exception to my public comments that “I smell Pork sizzling” at the last city council meeting. Also he accused me of inflating the estimates for new Ballaine Blvd replacement picnic pavilions to $500,000 each when estimates are less.

A commentary from D.E. Woods

The city of Seward has and has had a sever [pedestrian] traffic bottleneck in the boat harbor area for the last several years. The city tries to ignore the fact in the hopes that it will go away. Believe me, it won’t. Yet it would only take a few minutes […]