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Articles from the April 11, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Hydropower cable on verge of failure

The submarine cable that brings hydroelectric power to Haines has been damaged and could fail at any time, Alaska Power & Telephone officials warned t...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Scammer posing as Mayor Hill steals from residents

It starts with a generic question. A one-liner email appears in your inbox from what appears to be Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill. “Are you...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 11, 2019

Art teacher retires after 38 years

Haines School's longest serving teacher, Linnus Danner, won this year's Champion of the Arts in Educ...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Assemblyman drafts regulation that prohibits

An ordinance that would prohibit underwater storage of hazardous materials within one mile of any surface body of water in the Haines Borough was...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

2018 economy grows by $60 million

Roughly $60 million more came into the Haines Borough economy last year, creating close to a 10 percent increase in sales tax revenue from 2017. In a...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 11, 2019

Mud Bay petitions against extraction

Mud Bay land owners brought forward a petition to the borough assembly’s Government Affairs and Services (GAS) Committee on Tuesday, calling for...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Assembly requests delay constraints on Haines Hwy

The Haines Borough Assembly passed a motion Tuesday to direct the manger to ask the companies working on the highway construction projects this...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 11, 2019

Citizen bat scientists on the lookout for white-nose syndrome

Patty Kermoian has worked as a citizen bat scientist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) since the inception of the program in Haines...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 11, 2019

Globe trotter to report for six months at the CVN

By Sarah Chatta Ayubowan! Namaste! Salam! Xin chào! Privyet!—or ‘Hello!’ in the predominant...

 
 By Leah Wagner    News    April 11, 2019

Seed starting for the hesitant new gardener

As the ground thaws and the breeze warms, gardeners around town are itching to start digging in their soil. Here in Alaska, we always start seeds in...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Planting in pots for the spacially challenged

Be it a pot, tub, shipping container or the drum of a dismantled dryer machine, container gardening in Haines can be an appealing option for new...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Locally made fish fertilizer adds to bounty

With a dual purpose of recycling fish waste and tapping his knowledge of soil science, Jim Syzmanski has engineered Sea to Soil, a locally produced...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 11, 2019

Dolphins finish in top spots at SE Champs

Six Haines Dolphins brought home best times and other accolades from 2019 Spring Southeast Champs...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Valley bears in 'walking hibernation' last week

Of the 29 brown bear dens surveyed by Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Anthony Crupi last week, most still held bruins in or nearby. On...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Haines Avalanche Center asks for borough funding

Haines Avalanche Center director Erik Stevens asked the Haines Borough Assembly for $20,000 in the 2020 budget on Tuesday. Stevens said the money...

 

Duly Noted

Paige and Michael Hoy welcomed baby boy Connor Owen Hoy on April 8 at 5:51 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Michael was in...

 

Big Air was a big success

The 2019 Olen Nash Memorial Big Air Contest was a great success!  Thanks to the crowd, of about 40, for hiking up to egg us on, the judges-Luck...

 

Hats off to "Noises Off" cast and crew

During my stay I have been fortunate enough to attend several events in the Chilkat Center, but the most recent visit provided entertainment that was...

 

Your government will be responsive

To the people of Haines:  The borough empathizes with the authors of the paid commentary (April 4, p. 4) attempting to document drug issues in our...

 

Should the pool close seasonally?

The Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will be meeting Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m. in assembly chambers to consider a...

 

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