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Articles from the May 18, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017

Gas at landfill sends two workers to clinic

A Community Waste Solutions Bobcat ran over a container containing unidentified chemical irritants Wednesday, sending two employees to the Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017

Assembly seat draws 7 applicants

Seven residents are seeking appointment to the Haines Borough Assembly seat vacated by the resignation of Mike Case. The applicants include some who...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 18, 2017

Lendes donate $25K

Haines residents Chip and Heather Lende have donated $25,000 to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for a new fund to support local fitness and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 18, 2017

Seep leaks tank farm fuel

Work at the Haines Fuel Terminal last year revealed significant underground pollution at Tanani Point Beach, representing as much as one third of the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 18, 2017

At Battery Point, 13 bags of plastic

Seventeen volunteers collected 13 garbage bags of beach debris – including a discarded section of gillnet and two bags of polypropylene line ...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017

Tengs Fowler, Plachta win awards for arts projects

Two residents are among 25 individuals chosen by the Rasmuson Foundation for a 2017 individual artist’s project award. Some 335 applications were...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017

Mud Bay neighbors weigh resource extraction

Mud Bay residents and the Haines Borough Planning Commission are trying to decide how much is too much when it comes to natural resource extraction...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017

Planners: Don't expand borough

The Haines Borough Planning Commission quashed the idea of expanding borough boundaries after the assembly referred the idea to planners last month....

 

Andriesen will address graduates

Longtime Haines middle school teacher Lisa Andriesen will speak at Haines High School graduation Tuesday. The senior class voted to hear from Andriese...

 

Plans for harbor trail finalized

The final conceptual designs for the Portage Cove Interpretive Trail and Harbor Park are set to move on to borough committees after the fifth...

 

Writer clarifies point about equipment

To those of you who read my paid commentary several weeks ago regarding the conditional use permit issued to Roger Schnabel for a project in Skyline...

 

Stop timber sale; allow forest to recover

I heard this winter on KHNS that Haines is getting ready to log 800 acres in the Porcupine area. I understand the price of these trees is $250,000....

 

Bike to School Day a community event

Thank you to everyone who helped with the “Ride Your Bike to School Day” at Haines School. We especially appreciate those who came early to help...

 

Thanks for help getting cat to move

I’d like to thank the following people for helping me get my cat “Boo-Boo” to his new home. I moved to a new address and my cat would not come...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 18, 2017

Duly Noted

Jessie Hopper of Fayetteville, Ga., is processing archival collections at Haines Sheldon Museum thanks to a grant from the National Historical...

 

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