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Articles from the May 5, 2022 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 5, 2022

Eulachon run arrives; schools spotted in Chilkoot

The cries and barks of seagulls and sea lions at the Chilkoot and Chilkat Rivers can be heard as the spring-time eulachon run begins to materialize....

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 5, 2022

Excursion Inlet harbor needs an overhaul, community members say

If you don't have a plane, or can't afford a charter, you need a boat to get to Excursion Inlet....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 5, 2022

Residents lobby for more pool, museum funding

Sheldon Museum and public pool advocates lobbied for more funding during the borough assembly’s first budget meeting last Thursday. Borough manager...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 5, 2022

New forest management schedule released; public comments due June 7

The state last week released a five-year management schedule for the Haines State Forest that includes more than a dozen timber sales and plans to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 5, 2022

Protestors gather at courthouse after leaked SCOTUS abortion decision

About a dozen residents gathered outside the Haines courthouse Tuesday to protest a leaked draft...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Borough to enforce launch permits at downtown harbor

The Haines Borough will renew enforcement of boat launch permits at the Small Boat Harbor ramp now that it has officially accepted completion of the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 5, 2022

Housing group weighs multi-unit tax incentive; talks short-term rental scene

The Haines Borough Housing Working Group on April 27 considered a tax incentive for multi-unit residential dwellings and discussed the state of...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Environmental orgs request public review for new Palmer wastewater plan

Several environmental groups submitted a letter to the state last week requesting a public comment period for Constantine Metal Resources’ revised...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Park service to assist HEDC in trails plan

The Haines Economic Development Corporation will develop a master trail plan for the Chilkat Valley with help from a grant from the National Park...

 

Thirty-two years and a day

Thank you Haines. It’s been my pleasure to be employed by the Postal Service and to serve my community for all those years (and especially that one...

 

Pool access keeps me competitive

As a competitive swimmer in Haines, it’s important for me to have year-round pool access. It allows me to train as much as my competitors from all...

 

Let's not turn into the "Dog Turd Capital"

I walk the cruise ship dock most every morning. It’s a lovely way to embrace the day observing the changing atmospheric scapes backdropping our...

 

Living with bears

Takshanuk Watershed Council greatly appreciates the individuals who took time out of their busy weekend schedules to attend this year’s Living with...

 

Let people make a living

Let people make a clean living. I completely agree with Jan Hill’s response to the Mud Bay Events Petition now in the hands of the Assembly. “Why...

 

Thanks for keeping town clean

A great thing about Haines is a lot of people make a habit of picking up litter when on walks or just crossing a parking lot in town. Then springtime...

 

We need many perspectives

When it comes to resolving conflict, from family members and neighbors to negotiations between nations, our attempts are rarely adequate. We’re all...

 

Women's Club keeps town clean

A huge thank you to Judy Ewald and the Haines Women’s Club for organizing the community cleanup this year. And a big thank you to everyone who got...

 

Pool is reason I stay in Haines

I have lived in Haines for 35 years. The fact that Haines had a swimming pool convinced me to move here to take a teaching job at the Haines School,...

 

Give us context, not case counts

On April 19th KHNS told us there were three local cases, on the 25th, six cases, on the 27th seven. “Cases” started being counted when the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 5, 2022

Duly Noted

Whitney Morgan O’Brien was born 6:39 p.m. April 9 to Lucinda Boyce and Billy O’Brien at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs., 11 oz. an...

 

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