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Articles from the March 28, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Who serves who?

Mayor Jan Hill’s recent testimony on the Tier 3 nomination process raised concerns from some assembly members and the public this week about how...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 28, 2019

Merchants with third consecutive Gold Medal championship

The Haines Merchants won its third B Bracket championship title last week at the 73rd annual Lions...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Exposed trash puts landfill in DEC's sights

A resident’s written complaint on landfill management in the Haines Borough has caused the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    March 28, 2019

Stuart places third at state spelling bee contest

Sixth-grader Willa Stuart is a formidable competitor. During lunchtime at Haines School Willa told me that she memorized 1,100 words for the Alaska...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    March 28, 2019

'Snow Drought' bodes ill for ski season

For the past three seasons, drought conditions have marred the heliski industry, which depends on adequate snowfall. Snowfall in Southeast is 50 to...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Police to form volunteer squad

Beginning in July, the Haines Borough Police Department will initiate a program to put three trained volunteer officers into service with staff...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Borough denied grant for ADA upgrades, plans to appeal

The state fund grant proposal that would have allocated more than $500,000 for a public safety building upgrade was rejected this month for the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 28, 2019

Assembly Briefs

Assembly enacts hiring freeze The Haines Sheldon Museum’s two advertised jobs positions will not be filled until the 2020 budget is finalized, an...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    March 28, 2019

Arts Outlook

River Talk April 18 The River Talk season wraps up on Thursday, April 18 with seven personal stories on the theme “Cheating Death,” or “I...

 

Spirited 'Boston Dave' made Haines, mountains his home

Friends of snowboarder David Alan Dzenawagis, known locally as "Boston Dave," gathered to celebrate... Full story

 

Let's work together

Painting a picture of good versus evil does not truly help us understand one another. Asking questions are good when it comes to understanding a...

 

Thanks for "Rock, Paper, Fish" success

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council would like to thank our partners and volunteers and the communities of Klukwan and Haines for the...

 

Questionable if mine will undergo EIS

An operating mine in the Chilkat Valley is unlikely to undergo a complete Environmental Impact Study. Any analysis will be splintered over various age...

 

Peratrovich Day events inspired

The Sisters of the ANS Camp 5 would like to thank all those involved in helping make the Annual Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Assembly an inspiring and...

 

Duly Noted

Elias Bruce Baylous was born in Juneau to Amy and Gabriel Baylous on March 22 at 7:45 a.m. He weighed 7 pounds and 9 ounces and was 21.5 inches long....

 

Police Report

Tuesday, March 19 Haines Police responded to a First Avenue business to keep the peace. A Haines area caller reported receiving a fraudulent...

 

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