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Articles from the April 18, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 18, 2019

New Palmer Project permit up for review

The Palmer Project’s application for two separate permits that would regulate subsurface exploration are pending two state agencies’ approval...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 18, 2019

Seniors to lose monthly state benefit subsidy

Many Haines seniors won’t receive Senior Benefits Program payments from the Alaska Department of Human Services (DHSS) for the next two months due...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 18, 2019

Commissioner resigns after rewrite

Last week, Haines Borough Planning Commission chair Don Turner III resigned over a last- minute rewrite to an ordinance the commission worked on for...

 

Klukwan residents save teacher's job

On Wednesday Chatham School District superintendent Ann Hilburn told Klukwan School teacher Jenn...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 18, 2019

COW holds first budget meeting

The borough manager’s draft budget was brought to life Tuesday when 11 department heads pitched assembly members on operations and goals....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 18, 2019

Conservation group lists Chilkat River among 10 most endangered rivers

On Tuesday, the Washington D.C.-based river advocacy group American Rivers named the Chilkat River on its annual list of the 10 Most Endangered...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 18, 2019

Editorial

Last week a federal judge threatened to temporarily ban Carnival Cruise Corp. from docking its ships in U.S. Ports for violating probation—a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 18, 2019

Helipad application withdrawn due to lack of full commission

Four hours before the Haines Borough Planning Commission was set to hear a conditional use permit application for a heliport at 26 Mile, the...

 

Drain the aqueous storage ordinance

The draft ‘aqueous storage’ ordinance article quote “There’s no industries currently in the borough that this would affect right now” is...

 

Thanks for assisting with grief training

This past year Hospice of Haines has had the opportunity to send our grief facilitator to train with Dr. Alan Wolfelt, an international leader in the...

 

Aqueous storage ban is short sighted

The proposed ordinance by Will Prisciandaro and his draconian approach to settling ponds and tailing dams is wrong on so many levels, this letter...

 

Why wouldn't we accept a police dog?

When I moved from Haines nine years ago, we had a horrible drug problem here that had affected many of our preteens and teenagers. You know, adults...

 

Duly Noted

Tim June and Sue Nelson returned from the 45th annual Alaska Folk Festival in Juneau, which hosted more than 125 musicians and bands.June said his...

 

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