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Articles from the February 20, 2020 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Assembly discusses swath of budget cuts

From divesting from the Chilkat Center and Mosquito Lake Community Center to closing the visitor center seasonally and rejecting the library...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020

Elizabeth Peratrovich celebration incorporates hands-on learning

On Feb. 18, students and families gathered in the Haines School gym for performances celebrating Eli...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Glacier Bards claim dramatic finish at state

The Haines Glacier Bards took second place for small schools in drama and third place overall among small schools at the state Drama, Debate and Foren...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020

Plans for Excursion Inlet remain unchanged

While news outlets have reported that Ocean Beauty Seafoods is in talks to merge with Canadian seafood company Cooke Aquaculture Inc., this will not...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Allen Marine to offer ferry two days this month

Residents looking for ferry service to and from Juneau have an opportunity twice this month after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020

Bear task force tackles trash disposal

Garbage wrangling was the topic of the day at the Bear Task Force meeting on Feb. 19. Discussion covered the cost and feasibility of bearproofing...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    February 20, 2020

Excursion Inlet floatplane dock among those targeted for DOT cuts

The Excursion Inlet floatplane dock, the small community’s sole source of mail delivery during harsh winter conditions, has been targeted for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Army Corps proposes soil cleanup plan

To remove fuel contaminants in the soil at 15.5 Mile Haines Highway, the Army Corps of Engineers proposed excavating at least 7,500 tons of soil as...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020

Revised tour code could eliminate public hearings

A new version of the Haines tourism code could remove public hearings from the commercial tour permitting process. The change, proposed by borough...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020

Broken leg brings out the best in Haines

While shattered lower leg bones, emergency surgery, and weeks of immobilization sound like a devastating situation, for Haines resident Woody Pahl, it...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 20, 2020

Planning commission approves Constantine heliport permits

On Thursday, Feb. 13 the Haines Borough Planning Commission approved conditional use permits for two Constantine mine heliports that are currently in...

 

Don't bet on Governor's revenue idea

The governor says he “has been actively seeking new revenue sources to diversify our economy.” He has been on the job almost 15 months and was a s...

 

Dolphins make a splash in Ketchikan

Haines Dolphins Lucia Chapell and Pacific Ricke returned from the 2020 Alaska Age Group Championship swim meet in Ketchikan where they competed...

 

To our out-of-town subscribers:

Bad weather, lack of ferries and transport difficulties have caused a delay in the papers being delivered to your mailboxes. This week, for example,...

 

This week in history

Feb. 18, 1970 An unusual opportunity to hear a master player of the clarinet in full solo recital...

 

Thank you for support after crash

We would like to say thank you so much to all of our amazing friends and the community members who have helped our family after Woody’s snow...

 

Tournament of the Readers a success

Congratulations to the winners in the 2020 Haines School Library Tournament of the Readers. This year we had two divisions with 17 teams in grades...

 

Your giving makes a difference

We would like to thank AP&T for their recent financial support of $5,000.00 to Becky’s Place, a local “safe house” in Haines. Your generosity...

 

Duly Noted

Mark Davis played the trumpet on the stage of Carnegie Hall in New York City as part of the Honors Performance Series. Parents Holly and Matt and...

 

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