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Articles from the February 24, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    February 24, 2022

International bike relay canceled third straight year

The Kluane to Chilkat International Bike Relay (KCIBR) board decided on Monday to cancel the June bike race linking Haines and the Yukon for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 24, 2022

Students learn about fetus from pregnant moose shot on FAA road

Haines School elementary school students witnessed the dissection of a male moose fetus, who they...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 24, 2022

Developer tax exemption pushed to third hearing with amendment

A proposed tax exemption for subdivision developers will go to a third public hearing on March 8. The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-3 on Tuesday to...

 

State will provide financial aid for homeowners hurt by pandemic

Alaska’s state housing agency has distributed more than $243 million in financial aid the past year to help renters hurt economically by the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 24, 2022

Valley mountain goat researcher departs Fish and Game

The upper Lynn Canal’s leading mountain goat researcher, who has spent the last 12 years collecting data and providing analysis to Haines officials...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 24, 2022

Something fishy: Dog finds lost wallet

Lilly Ford's Siberian laika puppy Sacha sniffs everything, which is how Rebecca Brewer's lost...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 24, 2022

Coach says young speech team full of promise

The Haines Glacier Bards’s Drama Debate and Forensics team returned from state without finaling in any events, but with their heads up and...

 

House speaker questions ferry system's hiring expectations

State Department of Transportation officials last week told legislators the ferry system needs to quickly hire at least 166 new crew in order to meet...

 

State accepting applications for food security microgrants

The state’s Division of Agriculture is accepting applications from Alaskan residents and organizations for yearlong food security microgrants....

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 24, 2022

Proposed increase to water, sewer rates moves to public hearings

The Haines Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance that would raise water and sewer rates by 5%...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    February 24, 2022

School screens Metlakatla basketball documentary

Haines School high school students viewed “Alaska Nets” last week, an award-winning film chronicling the Metlakatla boys basketball team’s run...

 

Governor proposes new program to replace onboard cruise ship monitors

Almost three years after pulling pollution monitors — called Ocean Rangers — from large cruise ships, Gov. Mike Dunleavy has proposed legislation...

 

State seeks to sell the Malaspina

The Alaska Department of Transportation is asking anyone interested in taking ownership of the nearly 60-year-old Malaspina to speak up by March 7....

 

The question of school mask mandates is not dogma

I encourage all those engaging in the school’s mask-mandate debate to approach the issue with humility, because the available evidence supporting un...

 

This week in history

March 2, 1972 Fire Marshal Wally Dawson cited carelessness as the major cause of fires experienced...

 

More information is needed

It was fitting to see two articles side by side in the recent Feb. 10 Chilkat Valley News regarding the approval of the Lutak cell tower lease and...

 

We're on a path to normalcy

Our board is appreciative of the respectful communication we received from HBSD families and the Haines community regarding COVID-19 mitigations. We...

 

How to stab a virtual dictator in the back

Have you heard of the Ides of March? The day Julius Caesar died? (Which Shakespeare tried to warn him about?) Never mind the details about Caesar...

 

An ode to an unborn moose

Little “ Charlie Duncan” had no hair. He didn’t even have a care. No mama’s milk did he drink. It looked like he was sound asleep. Mama...

 

Duly Noted

Barb Kraft is in town for a 20-day visit, spending time with her newborn grandchild Milo Kraft. Barb is a retired teacher from Vernon, B.C. and mom...

 

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