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Articles from the February 6, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 6, 2020

Only mainline ferry canceled until March

March 1 is now the earliest the Matanuska will be up and running, the Department of Transportation announced in a press release Wednesday evening....

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    February 6, 2020

Seed company wins regional business award

Foundroot, a local seed company and farm, is the fourth Haines business to win Spruce Root's annual...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 6, 2020

Fort Seward hauntings investigated

Those who believe Haines is haunted may finally have the confirmation they’ve been seeking. “Ghost Hunters” has come to town, and while the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 6, 2020

Last month's weather record was accurate, but not meaningful

Although Haines set an official record for 24-hour snowfall on Jan. 26, volunteer weather observers have recorded deeper accumulations. Data compiled...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 6, 2020

Assembly members propose library, museum consolidation

While Government Affairs and Services Committee members were disinclined to include an assembly chamber in the public library’s expansion project,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 6, 2020

Martin to serve final semester as principal

Longtime teacher and Haines School principal Rene Martin submitted her letter of resignation from the school district this week. At Tuesday’s board...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 6, 2020

Capital budget requests deemed futile

There was a palpable lack of enthusiasm at the Haines Borough Assembly’s meeting to discuss project priorities for the state’s capital budget....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 6, 2020

ALCAN worth the wait, organizers say

Delay has only increased racers’ excitement for this year’s Alcan 200 snowmachine race set to begin on Saturday at 10 a.m. After a 50-year run,...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    February 6, 2020

Stranded passengers weigh the cost of travel after canceled ferries

Canceled ferries coupled with storm systems have left Haines residents and through travelers stuck without Upper Lynn Canal transportation, resulting...

 

Corrections

In last week’s article “Should the borough have a role in child care?” Kim Larson’s child care rates were reported as “very close” to...

 

Lapp appointment conflicts with voters

Jerry Lapp? I can think of few people who represent the antithesis of Mr. Sean Maidy’s views and politics more than Jerry. The voters chose Maidy,...

 

Thanks for neighborly snow removal

Thank you to everyone who has been moving snow. I appreciate the neighbors with shovels. The private contractors diligently keeping driveways and...

 

Duly Noted

Jason Shull and daughter Keva recently were in Chicago, where Keva auditioned for college musical theater programs. A half-dozen schools participated...

 

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