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Articles from the May 19, 2022 edition

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 By Larry Persily    News    May 19, 2022

Columbia's return nowhere on the horizon

The largest of the state ferries, the 499-passenger Columbia, was still listed as inactive on the Transportation Department website as of Monday,...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 19, 2022

Haines dominates at the home track meet against Juneau

The Haines track team dominated the Thunder Mountain Falcons and Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears at the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022

Planners vote to rezone retreat center in Mud Bay area

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted on May 12 to rezone a popular retreat, wedding and yoga center at the northern edge of the Mud Bay...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022

Eagle preserve council to assess fish habitat impacts from commercial tours

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Advisory Council voted this week to devise a method of assessing impacts on fish habitat from commercial...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022

Tlingit Park longhouse pavilion built; artwork, trails to come

A long house pavilion now stands at the southern end of Tlingit Park, marking completion of the...

 

Thompson, Dunbar elected to CIA council

Kevin Thompson won reelection and Luck Dunbar was seated for the first time on the Chilkoot Indian Association’s tribal council. Three people were...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 19, 2022

First big ship in three years returns

The first large cruise ship in nearly three years was welcomed to Haines Thursday evening by the...

 

Search suspended for woman who went overboard in Lynn Canal

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended a search Tuesday afternoon for a 40-year-old woman who fell overboard from a large cruise ship into Lynn Canal early...

 

Business Briefs

The Beach Rose Tawny Darling and Robert Chadwell opened The Beach Rose last week—a shop offering everything from jewelry, paintings and wood-burned...

 

Lone snow goose visits Haines School

Flocks of snow geese passing through Haines on their way north are a common spring sight along the...

 

Correction

In last week’s 2022 Haines School K-6 Art Show, second grader Samuel Thompson’s name was misidentified as Samual Thomas under his ink and...

 
 By Mike Denker    Opinion    May 19, 2022

Priority lies with the people when it comes to Open Meetings Act questions

The Open Meetings Act (OMA) has made local headlines recently. Some debate has centered on whether a borough meeting was or was not regulated by the...

 

Thanks for another generous donation

A special thank you to Chip Lende and Lutak Lumber for your generous donation and support of the Victory Garden, again this year.  The “pea...

 

My Fort

I am front yard rhubarb / From that house on the hill / Which beams upon the rocky beach / I am weathered stairs that lead to the porch / The secrets...

 

Pool benefits worth preserving

For the love of our elders and littles / And athletes and us in the middle / Keep the pool open! / The people have spoken: / Health and safety are...

 

The pool deserves to be a year-round service

People are creatures of habit.  In fact, the people of Haines are somewhat captive prisoners of our life here, as travel out is tricky....

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 19, 2022

Duly Noted

Shelby Flemming and Charles Peep were married Saturday, May 7 along the Klehini River near 25 Mile, with friends and family from Fairbanks, Portland,...

 

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