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Articles from the January 18, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Should enrollment drop alarm borough?

After the winter break 12 students left the Haines Borough School District. Some residents are using that number as an indicator of Haines’ dire...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Roger Schnabel to sell Southeast Roadbuilders

After 41 years in business Roger Schnabel is selling Southeast Roadbuilders to the multinational transportation construction company Colas Group....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Hawaiian missile attack hits Haines

“BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” That emergency alert flashed across the screens of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 18, 2018

Pizza shop to open on Main Street this spring

Pizza is coming to Main Street as Pilot Light owners Cambria Goodwin and Eric Forster plan to open a new wood-fired pizza restaurant in the former...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Erratic weather bursts fuel line on Young Road

Homeowner Bart Henderson headed back to Haines from Mexico after a fuel-feed line from a heating oil tank to a furnace burst and potentially leaked...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Assembly questions mayor on commission appointments

A Haines Borough Assembly member and a public safety commission applicant are pushing to seek its board appointments after Mayor Jan Hill stopped sche...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 18, 2018

Tourism director markets Haines in Times Square jumbotron

Haines Borough Tourism Director Carolann Wooton is taking big strides to get “the Adventure Capital of Alaska” on the map as a travel destination...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 18, 2018

Borough clerk to pass the torch this spring

Julie Cozzi announced her retirement after 15 years as Haines Borough Clerk. Cozzi will leave her post at the end of March for personal reasons....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 18, 2018

Assembly considers collecting sales tax from nonprofits

The Haines Borough Assembly may consider levying sales taxes from nonprofits and other municipal sales when next year’s budget process begins....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Assembly cuts heliski terrain map

After adding two heli-ski map terrain locations last month, the Haines Borough Assembly reversed part of that decision Tuesday and removed one of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018

Chilkat River capacity subject of public meeting

The Haines Borough Assembly expressed support for a Rainbow Glacier Adventures tour permit application that will increase the company’s passenger li...

 

Correction

In last week’s story about the American Legion mural, it said the Alaska Arts Confluence provided funding for the mural. The Alaska Arts Confluence...

 

Community grant helps legion mural

The American Legion Post 12 would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for awarding us a grant that helped pay for a portion of our...

 

King salmon decline? Ask sea lions

Upon reading the latest concerning the local king salmon run or lack of, there is one factor left out. I have read multiple reasons theorizing the dem...

 

Duly Noted

The first few days of 2018 brought dozens of people out to Chilkoot Lake to aid in the search for a missing dog. Jenn Walsh, Chris Downer and their...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, January 9 A citizen reported a violation to a rental agreement on Union Street. The person was referred to court. A 36-year-old man of Allen...

 

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