Articles from the November 14, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019

Looming SCOTUS decision delays permit

By Jenna Kunze The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s forthcoming decision to approve or revoke Constantine Metal Resources’ waste...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019

Pool opening dependent on contractor sign off

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to prioritize getting swimmers into the pool—so long as the contractor on the job accepts a change order...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Haines cameos in Breaking Bad movie

*This article contains spoilers for the Netflix Breaking Bad movie “El Camino.” In his search to find a new home in Alaska for the character Jesse... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019

Scott, Maidy push to fund safe home

Last month, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to grant Becky’s Place—a local safe house for victims of abuse—$8,000 for rent....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Severe winds cause seven power outages

Strong winds from Friday night through early Sunday morning, with gusts recorded up to 66 miles per...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Children compete in coho derby for first time

John Austin, 67, of White Rock, British Columbia, won the third annual Haines Sportsman's...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019

Policing issue heads GAS committee

Despite its new three-members, the Haines Borough Assembly is no closer to a solution on areawide policing. On Tuesday, the same resolution that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Students write biomass resolution

Students across the state unanimously passed a resolution supporting the Haines Borough’s use of a biomass boiler to heat public buildings at an Ala...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

HAL donates veterans building

The Haines Assisted Living board of directors donated the Soboleff-McRae Veteran’s Village to Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium. The build...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Thanksgiving market at ANB hall

Haines Farmers Market vendors are offering a fall market at the ANB/ANS hall on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. Gourmet donut, scone and biscu...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019

Business Briefs

Bamboo Room pop up Those who don't have, borrow for a small fee-that's chef Travis Kukull's motto,...

 

This week in history

Nov. 17, 1969 The Alaska Travel Show – at the Chilkat Center for the Arts on Thanksgiving Weekend...

 

Thanks for working in the wind

I’d like to give a shout out to the Alaska Power and Telephone Crew who were on the job day and night to keep the lights on through last weekend’s...

 

Ferry system declining, SE not important?

When an earthquake tore up the roads in Anchorage, the state DOT didn’t say “We don’t have money for repairs.” The roads were fixed. Now that...

 

Thanks for being a valuable organization

I am writing on behalf of the Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts. Members of our board recently attended the Chilkat Valley Community...

 

Thanks to participants of Silver Salmon Derby

The Haines Sportsman’s Association expresses its appreciation to all who entered 2019 Silver Salmon Derby. Fisher-folk from Haines, Juneau, Canada,...

 

Thanks to doctors for speaking up

I want to thank our local doctors for bringing up the potential health-related effects of a large-scale mine on our community. The question is not... Full story

 

Thanks from proud parents, grandparents

Denny and Lora Parker, Ryno’s parents, would like to thank so many people in Haines, that we can’t name them! We are thankful for the friends who...

 

Fall festival a success thanks to supporters

Nearly 50 people attended 10/27’s Fall Festival hosted by the Friends of Mosquito Lake School Community Center. The board appreciates the...

 

Thanks to all who contributed to the Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The Takshanuk Watershed Council would like to give a hearty “Thanks!” to everyone who helped make the Wild and Scenic Film Festival a great succes...

 

Duly Noted

Dr. Michelle Oakley is featured in an article on People.com for her work with Archer, the Haines dog who was burned in a house fire last year....

 

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