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Articles from the March 26, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

Haines assembly issues 'shelter in place' order

At a meeting on Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed a series of resolutions and ordinances to mitigate the threat COVID-19 poses for public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020

Residents organize to help those in isolation

Residents are adapting to community-wide shutdowns to prevent the spread of coronavirus as volunteers organize to bring food and goods to quarantined...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

Shipping stays on course, company says

Shortages in local stores are not an indication of disruption in the supply chain. Alaska Marine Lines’ parent company Lynden and partner company We...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2020

Distillery manufactures hand sanitizer for locals

Port Chilkoot Distillery is manufacturing hand sanitizer to be distributed free in Haines and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

Constantine conducts more tracer dye sampling

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. is performing another round of sampling for their tracer dye study this spring. The company had originally said they...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020

New wildlife trooper lands in Haines

Haines’ new wildlife trooper Colin Nemec,28, arrived in town March 16 amid growing concerns about the spread of coronavirus. “It has been an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020

No positive coronavirus tests as of March 25

There are still no cases of coronavirus in Haines as of Wednesday, March 25 according to SEARHC marketing director Meagan Bosak. SEARHC is declining,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

How parents and children talk about a pandemic

How do you explain a worldwide pandemic to a child when you can barely wrap your head around it as an adult? Parents in Haines have been forced to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020

Heliski companies shut down despite banner snow season

Heliskiing operators are suspending their seasons during one of the better snow years in a decade to help slow the spread of coronavirus in Haines....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

Library offers pickup service

Haines residents looking for entertainment options in the new landscape of social distancing can still rely on the library. On Tuesday, March 17, the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2020

Churches reach virtual congregations

Churches that suspended Sunday services earlier this month are finding new ways to reach out to their congregations. For the past two weeks, pastor...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    Opinion    March 26, 2020

Satire: Chilkat king population rebounds after Homo sapiens shelter in place

Listed as a stock of concern for the past three years, the Chilkat king salmon population rebounded just hours after human activity curtailed across...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    Opinion    March 26, 2020

Satire: Entries from the Coronavirus Dictionary

A lot of new and easily confused terms are being thrown around by government officials and health experts alike. In an effort to help the public make...

 

This week in history

March 30, 1970 A second-place award went to the Haines booth at the Alaska Travel and Trade Fair at...

 

Ski race thank you

After heavy snows and dangerous roads cancelled the Miles Klehini Ski Classic in February, our second try in 40 degrees Fahrenheit and full sunshine...

 

We are here for you!

We here at The Salvation Army would like to make sure that everyone in the community knows that yes, we are still open. Although our group meetings as...

 

Mining forum a success

The organizers of the Mining Forum held March 7th and 8th at the ANB/ANS Hall would like to thank CVN for the lengthy coverage in the 3/16/20...

 

Duly Noted

To cheer people up during the town shutdown, Cambria Goodwin was treating residents to free slices of pizza at her restaurant on Main Street from 1-2...

 

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