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Articles from the April 4, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 4, 2019

Friends of Recycling to propose plastic bag ban

In a tribute to Earth Day, Haines Friends of Recycling in partnership with three sixth-grade students will bring a draft ordinance banning single-use...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 4, 2019

Draft budget increases property taxes, no cuts

The Haines Borough manager’s 2020 proposed budget released this week amounts to nearly $18.7 million in total spending using $426,508 of borough...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 4, 2019

Sperm whale carcass beached near Eldred Rock, jaw bone stolen

For the first time on record, a sperm whale carcass was found in Lynn Canal. This is the third time...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 4, 2019

Man attacks cop, charged with two counts of assault

Haines Police charged a 40-year-old transient man with inciting fear and for physically assaulting a police officer, two counts of assault. On April...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 4, 2019

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters

By Jenna Kunze Stranded 10 miles up the Chilkat River Saturday evening with wet clothes, little food and the inky black of night rolling in, seven...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 4, 2019

Car submerged in Tsirku all winter

The stranded car that stranded two residents driving to a mining claim last November remains in the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 4, 2019

CIA to open Portage Cove dock

This month, the Chilkat Indian Association expects to begin operating the long-dormant Portage Cove Dock for smaller cruise ships and private yachts....

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 4, 2019

Biologist measures low body fat in valley moose

“We don’t know a lot about moose around Haines,” said Carl Koch, a wildlife biologist for Alaska Department of Fish and Game. “We know a lot...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 4, 2019

Does uptick in flu reports mean increased flu cases?

Clinical data from Haines’ SEARHC clinic indicates that perceptions of the 2019 flu season may be more complicated than it appears. Media has...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 4, 2019

Man arrested for driving into $16,000 bear statue

By Sarah Chattah Early Saturday morning, Haines Police charged a 34-year-old man with leaving the scene of an accident, a DUI, and refusal to submit...

 

Is it a party?

Thank you to all who supported the Chilkat Center and the LCC Players by attending the play “Noises Off.” I had the honor and privilege of...

 

Our mayor was in the right

I was disgusted but not surprised by the attacks by liberal members of the Borough Assembly against Mayor Jan Hill. She owes no one an apology or...

 

HARK fundraiser was a record breaker

Thank you to everybody who supported HARK during our second annual Spay-ghetti dinner. This was, by far, the biggest crowd and most successful...

 

Duly Noted

Bryan and Kaitlin Combs along with children Colton, Tyson, and Tanner have returned from the Seattle Mariners opening day baseball game. The family...

 

Paid Commentary

A recent article in the CVN suggests that alcohol abuse is a much bigger issue in Haines than drug abuse. While we can’t deny alcohol is a huge...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, March 26 Police received trespass notices. A citizen reported interference with their mail. A caller requested a message be relayed to a...

 

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