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Articles from the February 27, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 27, 2020

State close to finalizing interim ferry plan

The Alaska Department of Transportation is close to finalizing interim transportation for passengers while its mainline ferries remain out of service....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 27, 2020

Budget can't support 24-hour service, chief says

Haines police chief Heath Scott said the department lacks funding to provide adequate 24-hour police service. This comment was part of a presentation...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 27, 2020

Organizers begin next phase of Recall Dunleavy

Recall Dunleavy is entering its second round of signature gathering with the goal of collecting 91,000 signatures statewide in five weeks. In Haines,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 27, 2020

New Ocean Ranger program considered

The Alaska Legislature is considering a revised version of a bill that would eliminate the state’s Ocean Ranger program and give the Department of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 27, 2020

Arts Outlook

Altered Books Haines School librarian Leigh Horner is transforming old, discarded books that would...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 27, 2020

PRAC recommends assembly fund avalanche forecasting

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee voted unanimously to recommend that the borough assembly fund the Haines Avalanche...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 27, 2020

TAB keeps public hearings for tour permits

Tourism Advisory Board members upheld the status quo during a meeting last week to finalize recommendations about two contentious issues in tourism co...

 

Kat-to-Koot Winter Alpine Adventure Race results

Fifty-nine racers competed in this year’s Kat-to Koot race. White out conditions on Mount Ripinsky forced race organizers to change the route....

 

Corrections

Last week’s story “Assembly Discusses Swath of Budget Cuts” paraphrased assembly member Brenda Josephson as asking the borough manager to...

 

Winterfest events a huge success

The Haines Avalanche Center would like to thank all of its volunteers, sponsors, and supporters who helped make this weekend’s events a huge...

 

Quality of life keeps people in town

The Haines Borough Assembly is talking about contraction, user fees, and shuttering quality of life components. In 1730 when a young New England...

 

Public hearings for tour permits are helpful

It’s unfortunate that the borough’s Tourism Advisory Board, a government-sponsored industry group, is considering removing the requirement for a p...

 

Duly Noted

Ashley Sage received a serendipitous phone call on Valentine’s Day. Her sister Tara Heinrich, who lives in rural New Hampshire, wanted to know if...

 

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