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Articles from the February 23, 2023 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    February 23, 2023

Canadian ore dock developer eyes Haines

A Canadian developer with a murky track record says he is eyeing Haines as the site of an ore terminal that would serve “several” Alaska and...


Residents wait months for food stamps

In the hardest months of winter, thousands of Alaskans are waiting for food stamps as overdue applications going back half a year pile up. The state...

 By Max Graham    News    February 23, 2023

Peratrovich play teaches about Native discrimination

A readers' theater performance at Haines School last week both memorialized and made history. With...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 23, 2023

A brief guide to surviving Haines Borough politics

From the practical to the philosophical, current and former elected officials weighed in on how assembly members can survive and thrive in their... Full story


Bears girls go 1-1 against Panthers

In their final home games of the season, the Haines Glacier Bears girls basketball team locked...

 By Max Graham    News    February 23, 2023

Researchers hypothesize future Southeast climate

Average annual temperatures in Haines could rise between about 4 and 11 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of the century, according to projections by rese...

 By Tom Morphet    News    February 23, 2023

Four Winds proposed as ski lift site

An informal group of residents pursuing a lift-assisted ski hill in the Chilkat Valley has identified what it considers a strong potential site: Four... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 23, 2023

Bike relay registration to open next month

By Kyle Clayton The Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay (KCIBR) race will open for registration next month after being canceled for the past... Full story


Mayor, manager travel to Juneau to lobby legislature

Mayor Doug Olerud and borough manager Annette Kreitzer traveled to Juneau this week to lobby for a $2.5 million funding match to replace the public sa...

 By Max Graham    News    February 23, 2023

Dick Hotch tournament rebounds after two years

A Haines basketball tradition resumed this week after two years off during the covid pandemic. Teams from Juneau and Whitehorse are in town competing...


Committee discusses ambulance fee

The borough’s commerce committee is discussing several changes to the sales tax code for the assembly to consider. Committee members Debra...


Teacher, missionary dies at 93

Doris Peck, an energetic teacher and missionary whose career took her to Africa and small Alaska... Full story


Bears boys defeat Panthers at home

The Haines Glacier Bears boys basketball team honored their five seniors and swept the Craig...


First Friday

Alaska Rods will feature local seamstress Dory Thompson’s collection of colorful, Alaska-themed aprons from 10:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. The Beach Rose will...


Duly Noted

Andrew Letchworth of the Haines Chamber of Commerce and Cindy Jimenez of the Haines Economic Development Corporation host a public coffee hour twice...


Pool Pizza Party Praise

Thanks to a donation from Mountain Market, the Friends of the Pool raised $300 during its pool pizza party Saturday. Proceeds will help pay for...


Heartfelt Thank You

I wish to send a heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful people of the medical response team upon the death of Al Gordon on January 17. Your...


How many Haines residents does it take to change a lightbulb?

How many fishermen does it take to change a lightbulb? Three. One to drive the boat and one to make the deckhand change the lightbulb. KHNS DJs? At...

 By Jane Pascoe    News    February 23, 2023

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