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Articles from the January 31, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 31, 2019

Mysterious mortar empties museum

Sheldon Museum staff relocated after finding what may be a live mortar round in their office last...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 31, 2019

Tourism industry leaders lash out at permit fee increase proposal

Borough Manager Debra Schnabel opened Tuesday night’s commerce committee meeting with an assurance to the tourism industry that “this...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 31, 2019

Handlers cite benefits, drawbacks of police dogs

While Alaska police-canine handlers vouched for their dogs’ ability to act as a deterrent and assist with illegal drug seizures, their endorsement...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 31, 2019

Speakers approved for mining forum

The Chilkat Valley Mining Forum Committee approved a geologist, a socio-community specialist and a Sealaska board member to present at its Feb. 24 for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 31, 2019

Wearable art dress composed of more than 7,000 produce stickers

For the past two years, Genny Rietze collected more than 7,000 fruit and vegetable sticker labels...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 31, 2019

Glacier Bears fall to Craig, Petersburg in away games

In a long weekend of basketball, the boys went 1-3 and the girls went 0-4 against Craig and Petersburg. On Thursday, the girls and boys teams both...

 

Arts Outlook

An artist’s representation of WWII in Alaska The Haines Sheldon Museum will unveil a new exhibit “Attu75: War Came to a Wilderness” featuring...

 

ALCAN 200 Top 15 Finishers:

Christopher Brooks, 1:24:24; Jack Smith Jr., 1:25:27; Peter Lapham, 1:26:43; Steve Cornwall,...

 

This Week in History

January 27, 1969 WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE… in the street… under the street… but not in the pipes, so City of Haines maintenance men spent their...

 

Duly Noted

Sherri Kessner and Josh Piorier were married Dec. 24. “We had originally talked about having a wedding in the summer and inviting all of our family...

 

Thanks for the midnight repairs

The SEARHC Haines Health Center would like to thank Brad Ryan, Scott Bradford, Will Hickman and their crew for the immediate and thorough response...

 

Transparency is important

The plan to go underground was communicated to investors in 2016 but left out of that year’s permit application. This was pointed out during the...

 

Please visit again

I had Anna’s hummingbirds come to my feeder, but they left after Thanksgiving. There was a male and female, and I think a third one as well. It was...

 

ALCAN is a team effort

Sitting down a week after the 50th running of the ALCAN 200, it is still difficult for me to not be moved by the incredible hard work and dedication...

 

Mines have been polluting since antiquity

If you are still not sure whether or not to support a large-scale hard-rock mine in the Chilkat Valley, then here are a few things to think about....

 

Thanks for the party

I live in a town of caring people and I want to thank my wonderful family and friends for my 90th birthday party Jan. 19 at the Senior Center. It was...

 

What's wrong with a pulse to the economy?

Concerns have been raised about the boom/bust nature of certain economies. It made me think—thank you for that. What I’m wondering is, how many...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, January 22 A water/sewer alarm was activated on Piedad Road. Wednesday, January 23 A welfare check was requested on a Vermier Street...

 

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