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Articles from the January 21, 2021 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021

Seven weeks after slide, full extent of recovery aid still unknown

On Tuesday, the state submitted to FEMA a “Preliminary Damage Assessment,” cataloging damage to public and private infrastructure in the wake of...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021

Haines COVID-19 vaccination rate nears 40 percent

Roughly 580 Haines residents received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine last weekend... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 21, 2021

Legislative intern boards flight despite testing positive for COVID-19

A University of Alaska student intern passing through Haines boarded an Alaska Seaplanes flight last week, despite testing positive for the COVID-19...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 21, 2021

Remote sellers tax yields $125K in first three quarters of 2020

The Haines Borough's loss of pandemic related sales tax revenues this summer has been offset by the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021

Small landslide indicates instability in Beach Road area, EOC says

A small landslide occurred on the southeast flank of the Dec. 2 Beach Road slide path between...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021

Assembly makes plan to address Haines' bear problem

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee began chipping away at a plan to address the borough’s bear problem at a meeting Tuesday. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 21, 2021

Avalanche Center tracks rainfall data

A new rain-monitoring tracker on the Haines Avalanche Center’s website was created earlier this month and is intended to provide a convenient locati...

 

First Alaska state ferry sinks at Anacortes dock

The first ship built for what would become Alaska's state ferry system sank Jan. 13 in a windstorm...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021

CIA applies for funding to repair borough roads damaged by landslides and flooding

The Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) is partnering with the Haines Borough to secure funding to repair local roads damaged by the early December...

 

Science Cowboy

Dear Precipitation Ponderers- There are way too many factors that affect the snow-to-rain conversion calculation for me to give you a definitive...

 

Put healing ahead of divisiveness

I would like to respond to Sharon Resnick’s letter from last week. Since I also worked in Emergency Logistics under Sylvia Heinz and Brenda...

 

Get away from 'Big Tech'

Looks as if Big Tech is wishing that America would be the next USSR and that they will be the next Pravda. Look it up if you don’t understand. Some...

 

A road is less risky than crossing the slide

Many displaced residents from the Beach Road landslide in Haines are trying to get a controlled access road built across the slide so that they can...

 

Thanks for keeping Trump out of office

I am aware that this letter will probably not make it much further than the Haines area, but hopefully it will find its way into the hands of even a...

 

Duly Noted

Aaliyah Michelle Houghton-Bynum was born on Jan. 16 in Anchorage to Karlie Spud and George Houghton-Bynum of Klukwan. She was 5 pounds 9 ounces and...

 

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