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Halloween Pet Safety

The October winds have started blowing, reminding us that winter is right around the corner, but not before the ghosts and goblins of Halloween appear! Decorating, costume making, trick or treating, parties and parades will take most of our attention, but don’t forget to take a bird’s (or dog’s or […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Action Agenda Monday, October 8, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. The following ordinance set for public hearing was pulled: Ordinance 2007-007, Amending The Land Use Plan And Rezoning Of Tract D, Of The USS 1864, Seward Long Term Care Facility Subdivision (Preliminary Plat) And Rezoning The […]

No WS on Halloween

No WS on Halloween

The budget work sessions scheduled for October 9 through 12 and October 15, 2007 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED!! Re-Scheduled Budget Work Sessions Monday and Tuesday, October 29 & 30 Day off Wednesday for Halloween Thursday, November 1, 2007 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers Budget work sessions with City Departments […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: Are you allowed to drive with only your parking lights on?Answer: 13 AAC 04.070(e), No parking lights on a vehicle may be used when the vehicle is in motion, unless the parking lights operate in conjunction with the headlights. Violation: Bail – $50 Points – 2 Questions, comments, tip […]

Election Results

Mayor Clark Corbridge 291 Vanta Shafer 179 Council Valdatta 340 Smith 260 Kellar 226 Schafer 197 French 191 There are approximately 70 absentee and questioned ballots to count. These will be counted Thursday afternoon, with official results to be certified at the October 8 council meeting. New members are then […]

SPRD Bulletin

Halloween Carnival Wednesday, October 31st 6 – 9pm @ the Dale Lindsey Railroad Terminal! It’s bigger and better than ever! Bring the whole family and enjoy the fun. Contests, games and food for everyone. Booths are still available if your organization, business, vender or church group is interested applications may […]

Special Needs Voting

Special Needs Voting

This is just a reminder that if you know of anyone out in the community who is house bound and would like to vote, YOU, as a representative can pick up a ballot for them.  It requires some information on your part, but you can then take the ballot to […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: I’ve noticed that drivers do not stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk on 3rd and Van Buren, why not? Answer: This crosswalk is well marked with hash marks painted on the roadway as well as signs pointing to the crosswalk. I think drivers are simply not paying attention. Drivers […]

Seward Parks and Recreation Bulletin

Teen Harvest- 2 on 2 Hoops Tourney Double-elimination tourney! Mix up your own team, you decide! Boy/Girl: Middle School High School division determined by oldest team member! Fri, Nov 2nd 7pm at the Sports & Rec gym. Sign up before Oct 12 to get the best rate, minimum of 8 […]

A Great Day Fishing

Video of a great day fishing out of Seward. [Admin note: This video is essentially a commercial but it shows the ability to create and add local video to the site. If any readers of the SewardCityNews.com have video of a news item or of other interest please contact us […]

Answers from Candidates

These are the answers provided to the Questions for Candidates article sent to all persons in the running for public office this elections. Vanta Shafer , Clark Corbridge and Betsy Kellar have chosen to participate. Enjoy and be sure to vote on October 2nd. 1. Could you please tell us […]

City Calendar

City Calendar

Seward City Council Regular Meeting Agenda Monday, September 24, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL CITIZENS’ COMMENTS ON ANY SUBJECT EXCEPT THOSE ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR PUBLIC HEARING. APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CONSENT AGENDA 6. SPECIAL ORDERS, PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS A. Proclamations […]

KSWD-FM, Seward, Makes Changes

Seward’s only FM radio station moves to 105.3mHz Seward Media Partners, LLC, licensee of KSWD-AM, KSWD-FM and KSWD-LP, has moved it’s primary broadcast frequency to 105.3mHz and increased transmission power to 4 kiloWatts (kW). Coincidentally our studios have moved and are now located at 11447 Seward Highway, between Knots So […]

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 […]

Cop Talk

Cop Talk

Question: I would like to see the actual, legal uses defined regarding the middle turn lanes. Is it legal to use that lane to pull out and wait until the opposing lane can be entered? It certainly is startling when people do that, as one may think they are coming […]