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Articles from the February 3, 2022 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 3, 2022

Klukwan School to remain open

Klukwan School staff and families are hopeful that the school will stay open the remainder of the year now that they have a long-term substitute...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 3, 2022

Harbor ramp fix could cost about $200,000

A permanent fix for the harbor ramp, which was damaged by severe weather in early January, could cost in the ballpark of $200,000, according to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 3, 2022

Ferry routes added in February, March

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) activated the Tazlina ferry for more than a dozen routes up the Lynn Canal over the next two months. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 3, 2022

Lynn Canal Players to stage Christie murder mystery this spring

The Lynn Canal Community Players (LCCP) will resume community theater in April after a long covid-caused hiatus with a production of the Agatha Christ...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 3, 2022

Basketball guru kicks off school program with motivational speech

Haines School hosted basketball trick artist and celebrity teen coach Jesse LeBeau this week for a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 3, 2022

School board approves Upward Bound program, art club trip

The Haines Borough School District board approved at its Tuesday regular meeting a trip to Seattle for the Haines High School Art Club and a commitmen...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 3, 2022

Report: Shellfish toxin levels low last year

Levels of paralytic shellfish poison (PSP) — toxins produced by algae that can kill humans when concentrated in seafood — were relatively low...

 

Lady Bears team wins home basketball invitational tourney

The Glacier Bears girls swept the Haines Invitational on Jan. 28-30, leading the team to a...

 

Boys win home basketball invitational, defeat Thunder Mountain JV in final

The Glacier Bears boys went 4-1 at the Haines basketball invitational Jan. 28-30. The boys beat the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 3, 2022

Bards freshman debate team wins at first meet

The Haines Glacier Bards competed at a regional meet in Sitka last weekend where its first debate te...

 

Winter composting using vermiculture

What can we do with our kitchen “waste” in the winter? First, realize that kitchen scraps aren’t “waste,” they are gardening gold. They can...

 

Retired woodworker embraced rural life

Jack Henriksen, a Navy veteran and retired wood products worker who moved to Haines in 2002, died...

 

We are all products of inherited character traits and experiences

The following paragraph is paraphrased by Art Woodard from “The Thinker’s Guide to Fallacies” by Richard Paul and Linda Elder. We have not...

 

Responsible canine stewardship

There’s lots of dogs in Haines. Not all of them are well behaved. Here are some tips for proper canine stewardship. • Before you make that giant...

 

Arion and the Olive Branch

In my last letter, I spilled the beans about the toehold we artists enjoy in the new historical Renaissance (200-300 year duration is my guess, solar...

 

Duly Noted

Bookstore owner Amy Kane says New Orleans is a feast for the senses, including the sounds of train whistles, foghorns and church bells. She recently...

 

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