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Articles from the February 11, 2021 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 11, 2021

Man mauled by bear near Chilkoot Lake

Bart Pieciul, 38, was released from the Bartlett Regional Hospital Tuesday after being mauled by a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 11, 2021

Haines braces for another summer without cruise ships

On Feb. 4, Canada extended a ban on cruise ships carrying more than 100 passengers for another year. “The scary part is, if this truly does cancel t... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 11, 2021

Former Hammer Museum employee steals thousands, signs plea agreement

A former Hammer Museum employee admitted to stealing $11, 500 from the museum over a period of four months last winter according to a plea agreement...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 11, 2021

Mead, hard cider tasting room to open on Main Street

Haines is set to have a third spirits tasting room when “The Northmen,” a locally made hard cider, soda and mead tasting room, opens later this ye...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 11, 2021

Uptick in dogs caught in traps this winter

Three dogs have been caught in traps during the past two months. Most recently, on Jan. 30, Bodhi, a husky mix, got his foot caught in a leg-hold... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 11, 2021

Mechanical difficulties prompt DOT to cancel Matanuska sailings

Haines may be in for a repeat of last winter. The Matanuska is once again experiencing mechanical difficulties, according to the Alaska Department of...

 

Lady Bears defeat Panthers in the first games of the season

The Lady Glacier Bears represented the school well this weekend, defeating the Skagway Lady...

 

Glacier Bears boys defeat Skagway at home in first games of an uncertain season

Grateful for the opportunity to play and uncertain of what the future holds, the Haines Glacier...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 11, 2021

Borough finances healthy, well-managed, auditor says

The Haines Borough has a healthy amount of savings, better than many other Alaska municipalities, according to the 2020 financial audit. Based on...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 11, 2021

Assembly approves ATV access for Beach Road neighborhood

Displaced Beach Road residents will be allowed ATV access to homes until further notice after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to...

 

Writer and beloved teacher leaves behind enduring legacy

Teacher, writer, and influential community member, Doris Owen Ward, 93, died peacefully Sunday Jan....

 

Kauffman was free spirit, outdoor enthusiast

Josephine "Jo" Kauffman, the free-spirited daughter of late Haines centenarian Hazel Englund, died...

 

Bear Creek Cabins are not open for winter

If I have offended anyone by not offering to open up the cabins at Bear Creek to disaster victims or others in need, then I apologize. Bear Creek...

 

Duly Noted

Cade Clay married Trinity JoAnne Davis in Phoenix, Arizona on Feb. 5. They were surrounded by close family and friends including Cade’s parents...

 

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