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Articles from the May 16, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 16, 2019

Assembly asks DNR to extend Constantine permit comment period

The Haines Borough forwarded borough manager Debra Schnabel’s letter to the state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) requesting a 30-day...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 16, 2019

First Tlingit photos reflect U.S. expansion in Southeast

Two weeks after the United States made its first payment to Russia for Alaska, the Tlingit people...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 16, 2019

Choir wins big at state

After the eight-member Haines High School ensemble rang out the final note in a contemporary acapella rendition of “Africa” at the state...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 16, 2019

Verhamme vies to break school shot put record

On the brisk afternoon of May 10, shot put throwers from Haines, Juneau-Douglas, and Thunder Mountai...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 16, 2019

Police chief applies for UAA job

By Jenna Kunze Haines Borough Police Chief Scott is one of three applicants being considered for campus police chief at University of Alaska at...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 16, 2019

Commission chair urges better communication with borough assembly

Since the resignation of the Haines Borough Planning Commission chair Don Turner III in April, the working relationship between the planning commissio...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 16, 2019

Lack of census participation will cost borough state and federal funding

Every 10 years, roughly half of Haines residents jeopardize thousands of dollars in state and federal funding by ignoring U.S Census Bureau mailings,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 16, 2019

Committee rejects seasonal sales tax

As borough officials, staff and residents prepare for less state revenue, assembly members rejected a seasonal sales tax proposal, an idea at least...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 16, 2019

Business Briefs

Body IQ moves up the hill After almost five years in the firehall in Fort Seward, owner and therapist Marnie Harman has moved Body IQ out of the rente...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 16, 2019

Assembly again considers, alcohol, marijuana taxes

On Tuesday, Haines Borough Assembly members considered introducing a two percent excise tax on marijuana and alcohol. “We should allocate those...

 

Life is full of blessings

Each day I wake up and have a difficult time believing how wonderful things are each day. Then, as days go by, I look around and wonder, “How is it...

 

Bob Becker June 26 - May 4, 2019 A life well lived

Robert F. "Bob" Becker, 90, a longtime resident of Haines, Alaska, died Saturday morning, May 4,...

 

Duly Noted

Four members of the Makah Tribe of Neah Bay, Wash. visited Alaska Department of Fish and Game sport fish biologist Brian Elliott for a long weekend....

 

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