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Articles from the April 28, 2022 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2022

Podsiki, post office 'day maker,' to retire after 32 years and one day

Longtime postman Greg Podsiki has a few parcels of wisdom to share about cheerfulness and joy after...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

Assembly votes to give ad hoc committees clearer direction

The Haines Borough Assembly decided unanimously Tuesday to give ad hoc advisory committees clearer direction by formalizing them through resolutions....

 
 By Larry Persily    News    April 28, 2022

Senate committee proposes full school debt repayment

The Haines Borough could receive about $2.1 million under a Senate Finance Committee plan to pay back municipalities across Alaska for years of...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

Remains found during Haines Highway reconstruction confirmed to be human

Bone fragments found two weeks ago during construction along the Haines Highway were determined to be human, a state spokesperson confirmed on Monday...

 

Track team sets 32 personal records at first meet of the season

The Haines track and field team set 32 personal records at the first track meet of the season in Ketchikan April 22-23. Four athletes placed first at...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2022

Pool users lobby assembly to keep pool open year-round

The public pool will stay open through May—a recent change made by borough manager Annette Kreitzer after pool users and the Haines Friends of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 28, 2022

Borough to ask state to conduct vehicle speed studies

The borough assembly voted unanimously to ask the Alaska Department of Transportation and Alaska State Troopers to initiate speed studies on two secti...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

State proposes airport rehabilitation project

The Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT) is proposing a new project at the Haines Airport to rehabilitate the runway and several taxiways, build...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2022

Arts Outlook

Musical comedy at Chilkat Center Canadian pianist and comedienne Sarah Hagen interprets classical...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

Borough publishes six-year capital improvement project list

As part of the manager’s draft 2023 budget, Haines Borough staff published a six-year capital improvement project list devised through a new...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

Revival of Fort Seward Hospital Building is underway

Work is underway to resuscitate the Fort Seward Hospital Building, long used as the headquarters...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

Haines route added to new digital cargo network

A new digital cargo network expanded in recent months and now is working with a freight company that’s planning service to Haines. The network was...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

Data firm seeks input from businesses for regional survey

A Juneau data analysis firm is seeking responses to an annual Southeast Alaska business survey that will be used to guide state and regional economic...

 

It all adds up to the same $2,600

With just a few weeks left in the legislative session, House and Senate budget writers appear to agree that $2,600 is a good number to put into the...

 

When to start planting in the garden

By Blythe Carter Warm spring sunshine makes us all restless, especially when our bare gardens sit there staring back at us, gently mocking!  Which...

 

It's Grow Time

As the ground thaws and the breeze warms, gardeners around toQwn are itching to start digging in their soil. In many areas of the Chilkat Valley the g...

 
 By Mardell Gunn    News    April 28, 2022

A few things to consider as you get into your garden this spring

Some of you may be switching over to use Coir instead of peat moss in the interest of sustainability. There is concern about the over harvesting and...

 

Duly Noted

Harvey Francis Daly Van Wyhe was born 3:11 p.m. April 22 to Fran Daly and Alex Van Wyhe at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Harvey is the...

 

Dangers of "D.C." propaganda

I thoroughly agree with the publisher’s editorial on the dangers of Russian propaganda, but I think we should be equally concerned...

 

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