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Articles from the April 15, 2021 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021

Assembly opens Beach Road neighborhood

The Beach Road neighborhood will open to the public for the first time since Dec. 2 after the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 15, 2021

Local annual bike relay to go virtual

The Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay Board (KCIBR) voted to hold a virtual race where participants can cycle along routes of their choosing,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021

SEARHC halts Johnson & Johnson vaccinations

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) has temporarily paused use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Haines and other...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021

Bladesmith's TikTok ploy pays off

On April 1, local bladesmith Trevor Barrett set out on a quest to gift celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 15, 2021

Dusty Trails slated for summer remodel

Dusty Trails Apartments is finally being remodeled after a new owner purchased the property early last year. Six years after improvements were first...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021

Deputy clerk to help shoulder Fullerton's burden

The Haines Borough will hire a deputy clerk to assist clerk Alekka Fullerton, who is currently also serving as borough manager. The Haines Borough...

 
 By Sarah Elliott    News    April 15, 2021

Professional skier heliskis in Haines

American professional big mountain freeskier Lexi DuPont is currently in Haines heliskiing with SEABA. She is an athlete for BLANK collective films...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021

Assembly to consider Beach Road tax exemption

Beach Road property owners cut off from electricity and road access may receive a reduction in taxes for the current fiscal year. The assembly at a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 15, 2021

Woman arrested for hitting, cutting a man with broken glass

Police charged a 33-year-old woman Monday morning with domestic violence assault, a class B felony, after she allegedly hit her boyfriend in the head...

 

Giselle Miller receives Arts Educator Award

Haines School art teacher Giselle Miller received the 2021 Arts Educator Champion Award on April 7....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021

Assembly Briefs

Assembly supports Cascade Point ferry terminal The assembly voted 4-2 to write a letter in support of a ferry terminal at Cascade Point. Members...

 

Good advice on taxes: be reasonable

Though the Legislature is not looking to adopt a state sales tax or income tax this year, most lawmakers know it is inevitable. And most Alaskans shou...

 

We have a qualified manager in town

After all the time and money spent on a new manager hire, I humbly ask that our elected leaders take a fresh look at what to me seems obvious.  Of...

 

Fix the damn road

We own a home past the Beach Road landslide. We have closely followed the decision-making affecting the ongoing closure of the road. This started...

 

Thank you for keeping Hot Shots shooting

The Haines Hot Shots would like to thank the American Legion Post 12 for their recent donation to our club. We also want to thank them for housing...

 

Those who fail to learn from history

The April 8 CVN “This Week in History” section included a story from 1996, when Coeur Alaska withdrew its state-of-the-art treatment plan for...

 

A fix for Southeast transportation

Prior to statehood, Southeast was serviced by single engine float planes then by twin-engine WWII surplus seaplanes. In the 60s, the ferry system...

 

'Don't it always seem to go?'

“Son this ain’t a game no more, it’s the real thing.” - Bob Dylan. Former President Trump referred to poor undeveloped nations as “shithole...

 

DOWA's running the show now

Last week, Japanese smelter company, DOWA Metals and Mining took over the majority stake in the Palmer Project joint venture. While locating a mine... Full story

 

Thanks for helping us soar

The organizers of the Nash Memorial Big Air Contest would like to thank Mike’s Bike & Boards, the Alaska Sport Shop, Alaska Backcountry Outfitters,...

 

Duly Noted

The Olen Nash Memorial Big Air Competition was held on Sunday, Apr. 11 at 36 Mile Haines Highway. Organizers were middle and high school students Leo...

 

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