February 6, 2012 | Vol. 42 No. 6

Slump gets disaster designation

No easy answers as to future of area shifting and sliding

The Haines Borough Assembly on Feb. 3 held a special meeting to declare a disaster and request state assistance in response to the slump and ground movement near the Oceanview and Lutak areas.

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Lutak Road show the effects of a slump and ground movement occurring in the area.
John S. Hagen

Ground shifting on the Oceanview hillside was first re...