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Articles from the April 21, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    April 21, 2022

Constantine files updated wastewater management plan

In an updated permit application submitted last week to the state, Constantine Metal Resources made significant changes to its wastewater management...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 21, 2022

Shipwrights blow life into boat project

Two local shipwrights on Monday gave Haines High woodworking students a tour of a unique boat...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 21, 2022

Details from decades-old U.S. census give glimpse of local history

Full details from the 1950 U.S. Census were released earlier this month, intriguing historians from around the country and providing a snapshot of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 21, 2022

PC recommends commercial events in Mud Bay as conditional use

The Haines Borough Planning Commission recommended to the borough assembly that commercial events be allowed as a permitted activity in the Mud Bay...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 21, 2022

Sales, property taxes up in manager's draft budget

Haines Borough manager Annette Kreitzer released her draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year—notable changes include increased sales and property...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 21, 2022

Coho, sockeye runs projected to be average; kings, pinks to be low

Local sockeye and coho salmon runs are expected to be average this season, while the Chilkat king salmon run is projected to fall below the state’s...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 21, 2022

Science ed initiative to explore Chilkat Valley

In mid-June, teachers from around the state will have an opportunity to learn about place-based science education through a new initiative in the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2022

Students reflect on Seattle art trip

Seven Haines High School students brought back different impressions from a week-long art trip to...

 

Code review commission recommends changing authority to suspend officers

The Code Review Commission on April 14 recommended to the Haines Borough Assembly a code change that would shift the power to suspend borough...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 21, 2022

Alaska Seaplanes will start Sitka-Wrangell service next month

Juneau-based Alaska Seaplanes will add Wrangell to its route map starting May 26. The company, which operates a fleet of 14 single-engine aircraft,...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 21, 2022

Extra ferry sailing will pick up waitlist travelers in Bellingham

With more than 260 would-be ferry passengers stuck on a waitlist for travel out of Bellingham, Washington, and sailings full until late July, the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 21, 2022

U.S. House candidate Begich visits Haines

Nick Begich, a frontrunner in the race for the seat in U.S. House of Representatives left vacant by the death of Don Young, visited Haines on Friday...

 

Metcalf followed sea, adventure to Alaska

Pat Metcalf, a sailor and adventurer whose gypsy spirit led her to Tenakee Springs and finally to... Full story

 

Tell the assembly to keep the pool open

On June 22, 1974, the entire Sullivan family – parents Patrick and Mary Lou and children Shaun, 13, Nyla, 12, Desiree, 10, Harlan, 9 and Corbet, 5...

 

Time for a fresh start, vote out the incumbent

Well, primary season is heating up and the same old RINO is acting as though she deserves a fifth run. No one deserves a fifth run, this...

 

Thanks Greg Podsiki!

A huge heart-filled thanks goes out to Greg Podsiki.  Greg is retiring from the Post Office on Friday, April 29.  For 31 years and one day Greg has...

 

Please keep the pool open

Did you know that water aerobics is a great way to keep fit and healthy? We do. We are a group of people who can’t really walk, jog or run, especial...

 

The pool's on a roll, don't let the wave crash

Before we had a pool in Haines, physical educators Terry Sharnbroich and Ellen Larson brought the Haines fifth graders to Juneau each year for a week...

 

We can't afford to close the pool

There are many good reasons to keep the pool open this summer, the least of which is that we can afford to, and I would argue that we can’t afford...

 

Need nonprofits to assist refugees

Two of the nine US Volunteer Agencies involved with resettling people from war-torn parts of the world have responded thus far with a desire to...

 

Thank you from the High School Art Club

On behalf of the High School Art Club and myself, I wanted to send out a special thank you to the Chilkoot Indian Association and Constantine Metal...

 

Swimming saves lives

To the Haines assembly: I recently read on Facebook that the assembly is considering closing the Haines pool for three months in the summer. I am so s...

 

Duly Noted

Stevie Lynn Young was born to Carlee Heinmiller Young and Will Young at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, April 16 in Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colo....

 

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