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Articles from the March 24, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    March 24, 2022

Risk remains at Beach Road slide area, report says

The Beach Road landslide area is “marginally stable” and still at risk of future slides, a team of geotechnical consultants concluded in an update...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 24, 2022

Hydropower cable to be replaced next fall, AP&T says

A precarious section of the undersea power cable that delivers hydroelectricity from Skagway to Haines likely will be replaced in the fall, Alaska...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 24, 2022

Heat pumps are on the rise in Southeast

Heat pumps are spreading quickly across Juneau, and some local residents are wondering whether they’re worth installing in Haines. The units, which...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 24, 2022

Locals explore renewing Big Boulder creek salmon incubation boxes

Locals are exploring the possibility of bringing back a king salmon incubation facility on Big Boulder Creek in an effort to bolster a history of...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 24, 2022

Assembly directs planners to act on Mud Bay zoning questions

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to send the question of commercial events in Mud Bay back to the planning commission, which discussed th...

 
 By Sarah Aslam    News    March 24, 2022

Hybrid-power Norwegian cruise ship will stop in Wrangell

The Roald Amundsen, a first-of-its-kind hybrid cruise ship powered by battery energy and fossil fuel, is scheduled for its first Haines stop on May...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 24, 2022

Fish and Game AC approves proposal to penalize hunting female goats

A Skagway man’s proposal to penalize goat hunters who target nannies, female goats, in the area hunt was approved by the Upper Lynn Canal Fish and...

 

Haines Highway work resumes between 12 and 20 Mile

The Haines Highway construction project fired back up on Monday after several months off during winter. A pilot car, flagging and traffic delays...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    March 24, 2022

Columbia's return to service in doubt for lack of crew

A state Department of Transportation official told legislators that the ferry system is “burning out our crew” with lots of overtime amid staff sh...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2022

Arts Outlook

First Friday The year's first "First Friday" art event is set for April 1 with exhibits or...

 

Water rate increase less than planned

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a smaller water and sewer rate increase than initially proposed at its Tuesday meeting, after borough finance...

 

Canada to drop pre-arrival testing for vaccinated travelers

Starting April 1, Canada will no longer require proof of a negative covid test result at the border for vaccinated travelers, the Public Health...

 

Business Briefs

Rolfing offered at Body IQ Marnie Rasmussen’s new body work practice Resource in Gravity is operating out of Body IQ. Rasmussen, a 2012 Haines High...

 

Bowman, stevedore, basketball star, dies at 86

Leonard Bowman, a star basketball player who worked at Alaska Indian Arts and as a stevedore and... Full story

 

High oil prices not a reason to boost profits

No, this column is not directed at oil producers. They are not the guilty party in this tale of cost escalation. Nor is this column about the many...

 

A Farewell to Haines

I‘ve always been awful at good-byes, it’s perhaps my greatest literary and rhetorical failing. But as I prepare to depart Haines for a scholarly...

 

Chilkat Lake 100 was a huge success

I would like to thank the Chilkat Snowburners for sponsoring the Chilkat Lake 100 last weekend and the first ever Cave Lake Hill Climb competition...

 

Palmer Project details need clarity

There’s a lot of contradictory and confusing information surrounding the issue of ore transport for the Palmer project. It is important for us to...

 

Duly Noted

Michael Smith and Julie Rae were married March 16 at Tavares, Fla. The wedding was aboard the Dora Queen, a local paddleboat sailing on Lake Dora....

 

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