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Articles from the March 25, 2021 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 25, 2021

Assembly offers manager job to Zoukee

The Haines Borough Assembly voted this week 5-1 to offer George Zoukee the borough manager job. Zoukee and interim manager and borough clerk Alekka...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 25, 2021

FEMA funds landslide mapping

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $100,000 to fund landslide mapping and slope analysis for select areas in Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 25, 2021

Veteran science teacher hangs up his spurs

Long-time science teacher and CVN “Science Cowboy” column-writer Mark Fontenot is ending his tenure at the Haines School after 26 years. “I did...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 25, 2021

Displaced resident considers moving on

As displaced Beach Road residents wait for a verdict on if and when they can safely return to their houses, some are starting to consider futures...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 25, 2021

Skiers rescued from Juneau icefield amid winter storm

TEMSCO Helicopters Inc. rescued two Haines skiers on Thursday, March 18 after a vicious winter storm pinned them on the Juneau Icefield halfway...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 25, 2021

Borough offers Alten grievance settlement

Haines Borough mayor Douglas Olerud has sent a settlement offer to Public Employees Local 71, the borough’s employees union, in an effort to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 25, 2021

Residents reflect on the first year of the pandemic

For some in Haines, the arrival of COVID-19 one year ago felt like a seismic shift. “I will never forget it. My daughter was in labor in Juneau....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 25, 2021

Heavy snow threatens access road

The Haines Avalanche Center has reduced the avalanche risk assessment for the Beach Road landslide path to “moderate.” The risk level was lowered...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 25, 2021

Assembly rescinds quarantine recommendation resolution

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously rescinded the borough’s resolution that encourages incoming travelers to quarantine for 14 days or provide p...

 

New science teacher starts next year

The Haines School Board hired Alexandria Tannehill as the new high school science teacher. Mark Fontenot is retiring at the end of the school year...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 25, 2021

HEDC receives $260,000 to assist local businesses with marketing

The Haines Economic Development Corporation secured a $260,000 federal grant to enhance digital marketing for local businesses and promote Haines as...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 25, 2021

Grocery supply mostly returning to normal

When the pandemic began last year, many staples like flour, beans and toilet paper went missing from grocery store shelves. While grocery supply has...

 

Pool offers refreshing change of pace

Since getting vaxxed I have returned to the pool and I cannot express how wonderful it feels to be swimming again (especially for my creaky joints)...

 

Thanks for helping dolphins swim again

The Haines Dolphins Swim Team celebrated spring this week with our first time-trial in over a year. A time trial is essentially a swim meet for the...

 

Miles Klehini Classic was a success

The 13th annual Miles Klehini Ski Classic was held on Sunday. Forty friends and families gathered around the fire ring at the 25 Mile Wilderness...

 

Duly Noted

Jordan Baumgartner’s 6th grade class awards an individual or organization a citizenship award each year. This year, Krystal Lloyd received the award...

 

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