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Articles from the January 19, 2023 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

CIA buys Fort Seward Parade Grounds

The Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) purchased Fort Seward’s Parade Grounds from Alaska Indian Arts (AIA) on Dec. 20—ending more than a...

 

Assembly to reconsider 24-Mile heliport CUP

Following consideration of five appeals, the Haines Borough Assembly stepped back from a planning commission decision last week to authorize a new...

 

Fire department suffers volunteer shortage

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department is short nearly half of their volunteers this year and call volume and intensity are only increasing, former...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

Glacier Bears girls sweep series against Wolves

Basketball fans witnessed an energetic, scrappy and winning Haines girls' basketball squad last week...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

Police warn residents of fentanyl dangers

Police and first responders hope to raise awareness about the dangers of fentanyl after Skagway...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

Egg prices, supply start to stabilize

The price of eggs is down from their peak of more than $12 a dozen last month and grocery managers...

 

Alaskans heading south, which is not good

Wrangell Sentinel Publisher For the 10th year in a row, more Alaskans moved out last year than new residents moved in. That’s a draining fact, with...

 

Coast Guard, DOT chief admiral dies at 93

A trumpeter played Taps at the Haines airport on Jan. 5 as the remains of Richard Knapp were...

 

Assembly to consider residency requirement to on empowered boards

The borough’s GASC committee recommended the assembly require one year of residency before serving on empowered government boards, such as the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

LCCP resumes River Talk

River Talk resumes Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Chilkat Center and continues monthly through April. The monthly winter and spring storytelling event, spon...

 

Duly Noted

Brothers Tyler and Dylan Swinton led Alaska Sport Shop to a championship in the open division at the recent Mount Edgecumbe Invitational basketball to...

 

CVCF helps keep Tlingit language alive

Gunalcheìesh ho ho (thank you very much) to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for providing funds to purchase Tlingit language textbooks for...

 

Long live the polar dip

Thanks to Howsers, Mountain Market and Haines Home Building for donations that made the 17th Haines Polar Bear Dip a success. About 45 folks...

 

Lobby Arctic to keep new chiropractor

Haines now has a gifted chiropractor! Yay! Her name is Dr. Heather Harms. I had heard good things about her from my clients. It was more than their...

 

As usual, industry gets priority

First, I want to thank Kevin Shove for his recent letters in the newspaper and for his concern about our local goat populations. I have served on the...

 

Hot Shots grateful for support

The Haines Hot Shots and Glacier Bears Clay Busters would like to thank many in the community for their support over the past year. Our program would...

 

Skeptical of vaccines

Sudden Adult Death Syndrome/Died Suddenly: these phrases include ages from young adulthood to retirement. However, they cover all people in good...

 

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