Articles from the March 12, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Residents cheer as the Tazlina docks in Haines

On Friday, March 6 the Tazlina sailed into Haines only 10 minutes behind schedule. A group of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 12, 2020

Principal candidate list to be narrowed down later this week

Seven educators, including two locals, have submitted applications for the Haines School principal position. Interviews are this week with a short...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Residents build case for community center

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center board members are building a case for keeping the facility open for the coming fiscal year. At a...

 

Separate forums highlight risks and benefits of mining in Haines

How to minimize risks while maximizing the benefits of mining were themes at two mining forums held last week in Haines. It’s the second year in a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 12, 2020

Becky's Place raises funds for new, larger safe house

Becky’s Place Haven of Hope owners are fundraising for a eight-bedroom, five-bathroom house that would serve as transitional housing for victims of...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Assembly: Put Ocean Rangers under DEC

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to send a letter to the Alaska Municipal League in support of a bill that would eliminate the state’s...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Haines Assembly misses Army Corps public comment deadline

The Haines Borough is asking the federal government to halt interim plans for in-place remediation for contaminated soil at 15 Mile on the Haines...

 

Three years missing, lost camera returned

A camera made its way back to its rightful owner this week, more than three years after it was left behind at a California nature reserve....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Assembly Briefs

Two new tours approved This week, the Haines Borough Assembly approved two new tour permits—one for Chilkat River Adventures and one for Alaska...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    Opinion    March 12, 2020

Dispatches from the COVID-19 wasteland

I land in SeaTac and already feel the oppressive presence of the coronavirus. My phone buzzes on my thigh as I turn airplane mode off and a podcast...

 

Maust inspired with faith, food and fun

There will be a celebration of Bernadette Maust's life Saturday March 14, at 1 p.m. at the Assembly...

 

Kat to Kat 2020 event a great success

I want to send huge thanks and respect to all the Kat to Kat 2020 participants who made the fourth annual event a great success. Thank you to the 59...

 

Library books and information should be free

I understand the need for cutbacks and I accept that our library should not physically expand in these dire economic times. But, I am completely...

 

Steel Magnolias: a dream come true

The Chilkat Center shone again with six beautiful stars of our local stage. Thank you Annette Smith, Cheryl Mullins, Margaret Sebens, Carolyn...

 

Support Haines Dolphins for 'Swimboree'

The Haines Dolphins Swim Team is pleased to announce that their annual fundraiser has kicked off. Formerly known as the “Swim-a-thon”, the event...

 

With regard to the mining forum last week

PR spectacles displaying glossy certainties are paramount to professing the gospel of wealth. In order to create the kinds of over-confident...

 

Duly Noted

Alaria Lilly Havana Lockart was born to Erica Totland and Justin Lockart 9:16 a.m. March 3 at Bartlett Regional Hospital. Alaria weighed 6 lbs., 7...

 

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