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Articles from the March 15, 2018 edition

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 By Natalie Helms    News    March 15, 2018

Students show solidarity with nationwide walkout

About 25 high school students and 30 community members joined the National School Walkout Wednesday...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 15, 2018

Assembly approves Glacier Point ATV tour with conditions

The Haines Borough narrowly approved a new Glacier Point ATV tour permit proposed by a Skagway tour company. The borough assembly voted 3-3 to approve...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 15, 2018

Question raised about Open Meetings Act after public excluded from briefing

The Haines Borough manager and police chief on Wednesday uninvited the assembly to a meeting aimed at developing a local response plan for active...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 15, 2018

History talk recounts S.S. Princess Sophia

October marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Princess Sophia in Lynn Canal, which remains the worst maritime accident in Alaska and British...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 15, 2018

Citizen scientists needed for valley bat research

Haines residents can be citizen scientists to assist Chilkat Valley bat research this summer. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is looking for pe...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 15, 2018

Neil Simon comedy heads to Chilkat Center stage

A talented Haines cast takes the stage this weekend in Neil Simon's comedy "Jake's Women," directed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 15, 2018

Morphet miffs planning commission over resource extraction

Some members of the Haines Borough Planning Commission were offended by assembly member Tom Morphet’s suggestions on how to define resource...

 

Business Briefs

Main Street art gallery changes hands Haines artists Amelia Nash and Andrea Nelson are the new owners of Skipping Stone Studios on Main Street, to be...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 15, 2018

Local fishing group to pursue nonprofit status

Northern Lynn Canal fishermen are starting a new organization after feeling like they don’t have a voice among Southeast Alaska gillnetters. The...

 
 By Liam Cassidy    News    March 15, 2018

Bittersweet end to Glacier Bears season

After the dust settled on this year’s Region V 2A tournament in Ketchikan, the top-seeded Metlakatla boys and girls teams, the third- seeded...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 15, 2018

Assembly supports cocktails at distilleries

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously on Tuesday to forward a letter of support to the Alaska Legislature for a bill that would allow distille...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 15, 2018

Three new leaders fill administrative positions in Haines

New library director to arrive in May Carolyn Goolsby, 51, will begin work in May as Haines’ new library director. Goolsby, who once lived in a...

 

One suspect from post office sting pleads guilty

Bailey Stuart, 20, pleaded guilty March 6 to misconduct involving a controlled substance in the fourth degree, a class A misdemeanor. Stuart was...

 

Fawcett found solace in family, music

Laura Fawcett, whose Tlingit name was Ee-tu-see-yi, died at home in Haines on March 7 of...

 

Hotel appreciates hospitality

The Aspen Hotel would like to send a shout out to White Rock Nursery LLC for your integrity, hard work and compassion for my hotel guests and my...

 

Thanks to thoughtful snow plowers

Many thanks to DOT snow plowers for not berming in the new parking areas at Mud Bay, and for clearing a few parking areas for skiers along Lutak...

 

Winter rescue a community effort

Just five minutes after my call, police officers Chris Brown and Adam Patterson showed up to light the way to safety for a young lady and her three...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident Victoria Moore was recently featured in a New York Times article about her achievements with her Team Indigenous roller derby team....

 

Police Report

Tuesday, March 6 A caller reported a possibly poached moose. on Mud Bay Road. The Alaska Department of Fish and Wildlife was advised and determined...

 

Basketball continued despite the cancellation of the Dick Hotch tournament

The Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament was cancelled last weekend, but that didn't stop...

 

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