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Articles from the May 12, 2022 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 12, 2022

Future of Fort in spotlight after Port Chilkoot Co. change

Infighting within the company that controls much of Fort Seward reached a high point Friday when a majority of board members–who have pushed for...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

Nationwide teacher shortage hits Haines

Amid a teacher shortage across Alaska and the Lower 48, the Haines Borough School District is struggling to fill vacancies. For two months, the...

 

Welcoming party scheduled to greet first cruise ship

The Serenade of the Seas will dock at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 12—the first large cruise ship to visit town since Sept. 18, 2019. It’s the first...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 12, 2022

Assembly rejects property tax increase proposal

The assembly Tuesday rejected 2-4 a motion by member Debra Schnabel to raise property taxes by .21 mills to increase funding to the Haines Sheldon...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

Packrafters learn safety, swimming techniques at swiftwater rescue course

Twelve packrafters attended a swiftwater rescue course on local rivers this weekend, instructed by...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

Draft budget transfers areawide funds for police calls beyond townsite

The Haines Borough manager’s draft budget for the next fiscal year includes a sizable transfer from the areawide general fund to the townsite...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

GASC proposes application system for nonprofit funding

The Haines Borough Assembly soon will vote on whether to return to an application process for allocating funds to nonprofits. The assembly used an...

 
 By Larry Persily    Letters    May 12, 2022

Legislature moves closer to suspending motor fuel tax for one year

The state House has passed legislation that would suspend Alaska’s 8-cents-a-gallon motor fuel tax for a year to help consumers pinched by high pric...

 

K-6 Student Art Show

This year's art show is proudly sponsored by: Alaska Arts Confluence • Alaska Power &...

 

Haines Sheldon Museum Requests Your Support: Haines Borough FY23 Budget

Dear Haines Residents: The Board of Directors of the Haines Sheldon Museum is gravely concerned about the Haines Borough’s proposed budget for the...

 

Let's develop sustainable pool schedule

As both a lifeguard for The Haines Pool, the head swim coach of the Haines Dolphins and an avid swimmer myself, I have a unique understanding of the...

 

Honor our right to participate in decisions

Last month, the Constantine-DOWA partnership submitted a permit application for the Palmer Project’s newly designed waste management system. The...

 

Marine cleanup a success

What an amazing three days of marine debris cleanups with incredible crews and weather this past week! We stashed a full super sack of yellow litter...

 

Giant thanks from Hospice of Haines

Hospice of Haines has some giant thanks to give to so many people who supported us this last month. -To all those who held rummage sales and who went...

 

Dolphins, lilies and poignards

Wanna know the funny thing about piracy? Me. I am the funny thing about privacy. No—wait’ll I tell you this. You won’t believe it, but will...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 12, 2022

Duly Noted

Nolan Michael Piper was born at 3:52 p.m. on May 2 at Bartlett Regional Hospital to Elsie and Nathan Piper. Elsie’s sister Annie Fullerton was on ha...

 

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