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Articles from the January 9, 2020 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 9, 2020

Haines residents remember Green, Durr

More than 300 people poured into the Chilkat Center auditorium Tuesday evening to celebrate the lives of Matthew Green and Zane Durr, both 21, who...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 9, 2020

Verhamme wrestling state champion

Before heading to the state wrestling championship at Anchorage in late December, junior Wes...

 

Long-awaited sauna opens at the pool

Haines residents seeking respite from the biting cold can now warm up in the public sauna, opened...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 9, 2020

Council to discuss Constantine oversight

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Advisory Council will consider a letter requesting that Constantine Metal Resources allow a third party to observe...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 9, 2020

One last year for phone books

The Alaska Power & Telephone directory will see its last printing this year. Starting in 2021, AP&T will cease printing phone books for its users,...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 9, 2020

Legislators willing to talk taxes while governor pushes for large PFD

In a repeat performance of recent years, the upcoming legislative session will focus on the budget, public services and the amount of the Permanent...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 9, 2020

Brown Bag Lunches return to museum

In celebration of its 40-year anniversary, the Haines Sheldon Museum will resume its “Brown Bag Lunch” lecture series this Friday, Jan. 10, with...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 9, 2020

Legislators have not given up on Ocean Rangers

Haines’s legislators are waiting for the Gov. Mike Dunleavy administration to unveil its alternative to the Ocean Rangers onboard cruise ship...

 

Glacier Bears win at home, on the road

The Glacier Bears boys basketball team is off to a good start this season, defeating the Metlakatla Chiefs twice at home, the Juneau Douglas varsity...

 

Green was good-natured athlete, singer, reliable friend

At Matthew Green's memorial service Monday night in a packed Presbyterian church, youth group...

 

Durr was inclusive leader who brought people together

Ask anyone what they will remember most about Zane Durr and the reply is the same: his smile, his...

 

This week in history

Jan. 6, 1970 Another link in Alaskan-Canadian friendship will be forged when Irene Weiss,...

 

Thank you for extra swim times

Kudos to RaeAnn Miner for all the extra swim times during the holidays. Thank you from the morning swimmers. Leanne Converse...

 

Thanks for sponsoring the Haines Gals

The Haines Gals Shooting Club sincerely thanks the Uglys of Haines for their generous contribution of sponsoring our raffle. The funds raised will be...

 

Sauna possible thanks to your contributions

I encourage residents to try the new sauna at the Haines pool. Besides offering a respite from winter’s cold, saunas increase circulation and may al...

 

Polar Bear dip was a huge success

Thanks to everyone who showed up to dip and support the 15th Annual Polar Bear dip on New Year’s Day. An estimated 65 people took the plunge under...

 

Duly Noted

Hudson Lee Narum was born 12:26 a.m. Jan. 5 at Juneau’s Family Health and Birth Center to parents Jake and Lena Narum. Hudson weighed 8 lbs., 12...

 

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