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Articles from the February 28, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 28, 2019

State considers status of wildlife Trooper position

State wildlife trooper Trent Chwialkowski will leave Haines before summer for a post in Cantwell, Alaska. “No decision or change has been made in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

Ocean-going king smolts dwindle

Chilkat king smolt that left the river drainage in 2014 was the lowest on record, according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates, a dismal...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

Possible remodel slated for Dusty Trails, again

Dusty Trails Apartments residents notified that a renovation crew would be arriving next week aren’t holding their breath. Four years after...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 28, 2019

Resource extraction debate surfaces conflict-of-interest issues for officials

For the second time in three months, planning commission members examined if their voting powers were compromised by a commissioner’s potential...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

Two mining forums tell different tales

Two entities organized two mining forums this week that focused on community impacts and solutions from industrial mining—a split that largely...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 28, 2019

Assembly favors 'soft opening' for tour code

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a temporary change to tourism code for 2019 that will reverse by March 1, 2020 if the borough does...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

New Fish and Game biologist heads to town

Nicole Zeiser, Haines' new Alaska Department of Fish and Game commercial fisheries biologist,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 28, 2019

Graduate students working with Dr. Oakley research Lynx and Moose in Yukon

A Canadian graduate student working with Haines’ veterinarian Michelle Oakley to research the boom and bust cycle of lynx in the Yukon presented...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 28, 2019

Assembly directs resource extraction to committee

Borough planner Holly Smith and residents on both sides of the aisle asked the Haines Borough Assembly to hold off adopting an ordinance that would...

 

This Week in History

Feb. 24, 1969 Television in the Haines area has become a matter of controversy. A group of some...

 

Congratulations to the readers

Congratulations to the winners in the 2019 Haines School Library Tournament of the Readers. This year we had two divisions of teams in grades 2-6...

 

A police dog will help fight our drug problem

There is doubt in Haines about our drug problem and the need for a “drug canine” presence. I hope sharing my personal feelings will be...

 

Disturbed by River Talk story

I went to the River Talk on Feb. 21, and while many of the stories were fine, there was one that I thought crossed the line. He was the last speaker,...

 

Take the long-term view

It is a gamble. Constantine Resources would not tell us there is a 100 percent certainty that whoever they sell the rights to develop their claims on...

 

Participation soars in Kat to Koot race

A trifecta of sun, powder snow and fun-loving outdoor community made the third annual Kat to Koot alpine adventure race an unequivocal success, and...

 

Thanks for another great ski race

Sunday’s annual Miles Klehini Ski Classic was a huge success with 21 racers attending, plus friends and family. Participants enjoyed a barbecue...

 

Police and dogs are a bad combination

I grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and watched police sic dogs on blacks merely because they wanted to sit wherever they wanted on the bus and to eat...

 

Duly Noted

Haines graduate Chandler Kemp won the 8th annual San Jose 408k “Race to the Row” on Feb. 3. The 8k (4.97 mile) race starts in downtown San Jose...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, February 19 A welfare check was requested. A confidential report of child abuse was received. Haines Police assisted another agency. A...

 

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