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Articles from the March 11, 2021 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

New bear attractant law on the books for 2021

A new bear attractant law will be in place in the Haines Borough this year. On Tuesday, the assembly adopted an ordinance clarifying the definition...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Popely to lobby for Haines for remainder of 2021

Lobbyist Ted Popely will represent the Haines Borough through the end of the year for $48,000. In keeping with a Government Affairs and Services (GAS)...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

AIDEA to consider decommissioning Skagway ore terminal, seek alternative location

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) is considering looking for a new location for an ore terminal to serve Yukon mining int...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Upper Lynn Canal saw 16-20% decline in bear population in 2020

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee voted in support of the reduced brown bear harvest limit the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Assembly narrows down manager applicants to four

Four Haines Borough manager candidates have advanced to the preliminary interview round after the Haines Borough Assembly met Monday in executive...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 11, 2021

Fair to host drive-in movie nights

The Southeast Alaska State Fair is hosting a drive-in movie night outside Harriett Hall on Friday evening at 7 p.m., screening the 1980’s classic...

 

SEARHC to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinic for teens

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is planning a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for 16- and 17-year-olds the first week of April....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Assembly funds avalanche center monitoring

The Haines Borough Assembly approved $8,680 to fund a Beach Road landslide area stability monitoring effort by the Haines Avalanche Center. Center...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Major road repairs unlikely until 2022

Cathedral View Drive, Piedad Road and Young Road repairs likely won’t be completed until 2022. The roads were damaged during the widespread...

 

Assembly says public safety building plan too extravagant

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously rejected Wednesday morning a proposal by architects and public facilities director Ed Coffland to pursue...

 

2.5 magnitude quake shakes Haines

Haines residents felt the earth rumble Saturday evening after a small, but close earthquake 10 miles south of Haines rattled the area. “I was...

 

Wirak Cassidy to lead Starvin' Marvin Garden program

Tracy Wirak Cassidy is the new Takshanuk Watershed Council education coordinator. She’ll be responsible for managing the Starvin’ Marvin Garden...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Borough reverses mask mandate

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issues new masking guidance for vaccinated individuals and the state opens up COVID-19...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 11, 2021

Haines will say goodbye to 7-digit dialing in 2021

Mandatory 10-digit dialing is coming to Haines this year. At present, residents can use 7-digit dialing when placing local calls. Beginning April 24,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 11, 2021

Last week's misleading headline

I apologize if the headline in last week’s paper “Study suggests borough to owe $500,000 if museum separates” misled readers. The borough would...

 

We're behind the curve with heliski regulation

As we welcome our first visitors to Haines for the heliski season, the Borough is taking steps to safeguard our community with Covid mitigation...

 

Thanks for supporting my efforts

My opportunity to serve as Borough Manager was closed with the Assembly’s decision to overlook my application. I was honored to serve as Manager...

 

Misleading headline confuses readers

Last week’s front-page headline “Study suggests borough to owe $500,000 if museum separates” is unfortunately somewhat misleading. As correctly...

 

Duly Noted

The Chilkat Snowburners held their Chilkat 100 and Fun Run snowmachine races at Chilkat Lake on Saturday, March 6.   Snowburner member Zack Ferrin sa...

 

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