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Articles from the January 20, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022

Roofs, sheds collapse after heavy snow then rain

Heavy snow followed by rain last week damaged homes around town. Shori Heaton awoke on Sunday to find that her woodshed had collapsed under a wet...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022

Assembly grants heliski tour permit to fourth operator

After months of debate, the Haines Borough Assembly granted a heliski tour permit to a fourth operator in the Chilkat Valley. The Jan. 11 decision...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022

Harbor ramp sinks at night; residents step in to fix it

A heavy snow load, ice buildup, strong wind and an especially low tide combined to sink the harbor...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022

AMHS adds two sailings with private ferry

Following complaints about diminished ferry service to the upper Lynn Canal, the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) added two January sailings...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022

New year brings new hope for tourism

Haines had fewer visitors in 2021 than in any other year for the last two decades, except 2020, according to a report compiled by Haines Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 20, 2022

New survey to support "eharmony" style economic matchmaking

The Haines Economic Development Corporation has partnered with the Utah-based Western Rural Development Center (WRDC) in an effort to identify new...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 20, 2022

Assembly approves motorized trail application, introduces yurt ordinance

The Haines Borough Assembly in December approved an application for a state grant to fund a motorized recreation trail near Lily Lake Road. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 20, 2022

Landfill to offer prepaid 'express lane' garbage drop-off by spring

Community Waste Solutions (CWS) aims to open for prepaid garbage drop-off services six days a week...

 

Basketball games postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Due to a recent COVID-19 outbreak across Southeast Alaska, three Region V conference basketball games have been postponed until February. Haines will...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 20, 2022

Long-time Yukon lynx researcher, trapper to study local population

An increase in the number of lynx trapped and sighted in the Chilkat Valley during the past three...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 20, 2022

State contracts for private ferry operator 'as needed'

The Alaska Department of Transportation is contracting with Allen Marine to run one of its vessels “as needed” between Ketchikan, Wrangell and...

 

Correction

The Dec. 22 CVN story “2021 sees rebuilding, recovery from disaster, pandemic,” inaccurately reported that Lemmie Spradlin moved back into her...

 

Vuillet: athlete, world traveler

A family funeral service for Bob Vuillet, 88, was held Dec. 30 at St. Michael and All Angels... Full story

 

Recent paid commentaries are antithesis of civil discourse

The ADF&G, Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) is constitutionally mandated to manage game using sustained yield principles. Within that mandate...

 

Upcoming changes to Community Waste Solutions

To all of those who took the time to respond to our Solid Waste Survey for Haines, I wanted to extend my sincere appreciation. Your input definitely...

 

Thank You for answering the call to "Help Us, Help Haines"

We here at The Salvation Army would like to personally thank the individuals and businesses who stepped up to “Help Us, Help Haines” this...

 

Thanks to Santa and his elf

The Haines Sheldon Museum would like to thank Santa and his Elf (Niall and Tami Hackett) for entertaining Haines families at the museum this Holiday...

 

Thanks for cheering on the polar dip

Many thanks to Alaska Marine Lines, Haines Homes Building and Howsers for donations that made the 17th Haines Polar Bear Dip a success. Also, thanks...

 

Thank you, Eric Holle

Thank you, Eric Holle, for three decades of care and advocacy on behalf of Southeast Alaska’s wild and priceless environment: fisheries habitat,...

 

Let's stay community-minded

Seriously? “… what am I going to do for myself? What am I going to do for me to keep me safe?” This quote from the new Borough manager in a...

 

Will Dunleavy be liable for COVID impacts?

Can Governor Dunleavy be held personally liable for COVID illnesses or deaths of Alaska’s National Guard members by halting their federally...

 

Thanks for digging us out

There have been many heroes in the last month as Haines got clobbered with more snow and wind.   Thank you to Nishan Weerasinghe for plowing around...

 

Omicron schmomicron

I’ve bought a second book (from The Bookstore : 0 ) that our library has agreed to accept as a gift, both are on the New Shelf. The first was The...

 

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