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Articles from the April 22, 2021 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 22, 2021

Borough asks public to stay out of Beach Road neighborhood

The Haines Borough has posted signs at the entrance to the newly reopened section of Beach Road...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 22, 2021

Haines DMV to stay open for now

The Haines Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office will remain open this coming fiscal year, according to a letter from acting commissioner for the Al...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 22, 2021

Cornejo leaves Constantine

Liz Cornejo is leaving her role as a part-time consultant for Constantine Metal Resources. Since 2009, Cornejo has served in various technical and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 22, 2021

Borough and Alten reach settlement

The Haines Borough reached a settlement agreement on April 12 with former Haines Sheldon Museum director Helen Alten. The settlement involved a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 22, 2021

Commerce committee discusses donating land for new SEARHC facility

The Haines Borough Assembly is considering donating land to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) in exchange for construction of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 22, 2021

Two dogs get sick after Chilkoot visits

An unknown substance near the Chilkoot River made dogs sick twice this month. The pet owners had to make their animals vomit and the dogs needed...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 22, 2021

Borough failed to effectively communicate end of Beach Road evacuation order

There is no mandatory evacuation zone in the Beach Road neighborhood, and there hasn’t been one for three and a half months, according to Haines...

 

Sharp idea for tourism marketing

States and cities have tried a lot of creative slogans over the years to entice people to come visit. “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 22, 2021

HEDC board hires Andersen as new director

The Haines Economic Development Corporation board last week hired Sally Andersen as its executive director. Andersen had been filling in as interim di...

 

Haines receives four command performances at Region V Music Festival

The Haines High School man choir, treble choir, and seniors Mark Davis and Lydia Andriesen all received command performances at the Region V Music Fes...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 22, 2021

Earth Day Zoom event to provide practical ways to reduce waste

The Haines Friends of Recycling will host an Earth Day Zoom conference about ways to reduce waste, save money and extend the life of the landfill. Fri...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 22, 2021

Clan restores Raven House

The Raven House is undergoing renovations this year to return it to pristine condition. Over the...

 

Legislators try again to tax e-cigarettes

Legislators are trying again this year to tax “electronic smoking products” — e-cigarettes and vaping devices — the same as tobacco products....

 

This week in history

April 2011 Main Street businesses will be required to remove signs suspended from marquees and pay...

 

Demand a severance tax

Where’s the money? With imminent round log export from the Haines Borough and potential mineral export in the future, it is all going overseas to...

 

Tell me your stories

The human/bear relationship is deeply interesting to me. I have lived and worked in many communities across the state that have a very high level of...

 

DOWA has no interest in our community

My name is Ryland Bell and the Chilkat Valley is my home. This valley, this perfect cleft in the world, means nearly everything to me and to hundreds...

 

It's past time to improve our ferry service

Did you know that for 47 years, twice daily jet service has been available throughout Southeast except in Haines? For 50 years, Juneau folks could...

 

Duly Noted

Spring hit Haines last week with an incredible force that we should have all anticipated, given how extreme everything has been in our community over...

 

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