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Articles from the April 16, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 16, 2020

Assembly rejects ordinance for quarantine enforcement

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly rejected an ordinance that would have given the borough the ability to enforce its recommended 14-day...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 16, 2020

Students miss friends, enjoy new schedules

After hearing last week that distance learning will continue through the end of the school year,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 16, 2020

New budget draft cuts Mosquito Lake Community Center

Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel has submitted a new draft of the budget for the assembly’s consideration that removes funding for the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 16, 2020

Haines forms food security task force

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the uncomfortable reality that most food in Haines comes from faraway places. Although the supply chain is...

 

Cash stolen from Alpenglow register

Alpenglow owner Cambria Goodwin has been providing free cheese pizza to residents, leaving the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 16, 2020

Library pick-up service to continue

The Haines Library’s pick-up service will continue for the foreseeable future. After discussion at Tuesday’s borough assembly meeting, member...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 16, 2020

Josephson asks borough manager to curtail role as EOC director

Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel was asked to relinquish her role as incident commander for the Emergency Operations Center at Tuesday’s...

 

Mayor Hill recommended for a temporary raise

Haines Borough assembly member Jerry Lapp suggested during Tuesday’s regular meeting that Mayor Jan Hill be given a $500 per month raise. Lapp said...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 16, 2020

Davis, Faverty earn spots on all-state team

Glacier Bears senior Kirby Faverty and junior Mark Davis were named to the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches All-State team. The coaches...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 16, 2020

Property owners receive two-week extension for filing appeals

The deadline for landowners to appeal the assessed value of their property has been extended to April 30. The original deadline had been this past...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 16, 2020

Dunleavy scraps crew quarter plans for boats Tazlina, Hubbard

In addition to vetoing two-thirds of the Legislature’s increase in state ferry operating funds for the next fiscal year, Gov. Mike Dunleavy...

 

Clinic receives rapid testing machine

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium’s Haines Health Center received a COVID-19 rapid test machine this week that will enable clinic...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 16, 2020

Beer Festival 2020 is cancelled

Faced with public health concerns and border closures, the Southeast Alaska State Fair board voted Tuesday to cancel the Great Alaska Craft Beer and...

 
 By Leah Wagner    News    April 16, 2020

Seeding schedule during a global pandemic

Planting season is upon us and whether you are a new gardener or a seasoned sourdough, the annual plant dance—what to start when and when they can...

 
 By Burl Sheldon    News    April 16, 2020

Growing more food locally

The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates how something as secure as earning a paycheck can go awry and directly impact our sense of security. As long as the...

 

Now's the time for unity

I have to say, that because of the current global pandemic, it is wise to take those precautions that, so far, seem to be successful in keeping our...

 

Crumbling Covid economy

Because of COVID-19, rules are getting stricter, rights are becoming fewer, and no one is speaking up. Have we all seen the real data ourselves? Do...

 

Putting others at risk is immoral

The ability to skirt the transient worker issue may be there, but the medical and scientific communities are also showing us the obvious. We should...

 

Love in the time of COVID

Here are some ideas to consider during a global pandemic: * Think “we” not “me.” We are in this together as a community. All decisions and dir...

 

Generous donations fed seniors

The Haines Senior Center would like to personally thank Luke Hedrick for his very generous donation. With this thoughtful gift we are able to provide...

 

Duly Noted

Haines Presbyterian Church pastor Dana Perreard said a friend’s video of praise songs on a street in Brazil inspired his “Amazing Grace...

 

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