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Articles from the May 20, 2021 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 20, 2021

Twenty Glacier Bear seniors graduate at in-person event

The Haines High School Class of 2021 paraded down Main Street Tuesday evening after their...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 20, 2021

EMS calls on the rise in Southeast

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department has seen an increase in ambulance calls in recent years, a trend consistent with communities throughout the...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 20, 2021

Users object to summer pool closure

Pool users are pushing back against a proposed three-month summer closure in the Haines Borough budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1....

 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 20, 2021

Borough develops cheaper, phased Lutak Dock plan

A revised Lutak Dock renovation plan could save the Haines Borough tens of millions of dollars. The Lutak Dock face has reached the end of its...

 By Avery Williamson    News    May 20, 2021

Haines places second at home meet

Senior Carson Crager broke his personal for the triple jump at the home track meet on May 15. On...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 20, 2021

Lende selected as state writer laureate

Local writer Heather Lende has been named Alaska State Writer Laureate for 2021-2023 by the Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA) and the Alaska...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 20, 2021

SEARHC and borough consider location for new medical facility

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is considering building a new medical facility in Haines. “I’ve been yakking at the...

 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 20, 2021

Displaced residents start science center

Haines residents Steven Villano and Steve Wishstar are starting Haines Science Center, a nonprofit to gather and synthesize data to help Chilkat...


Teens 12 and up to receive COVID-19 vaccine

People 12 years or older can sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Haines. On May 26, the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is... Full story


Business Briefs

Local farm to expand farmland Sunnyside Farms of Haines is working to add between 5 to 12 acres to its farm. Co-owner Scott Hansen negotiated a lease...


2021 scholarship winners

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Carson Crager, $875; Lydia Andriesen, $1,225; Mark Davis, $1,225; Hannah Boron, $1,225. Uglys of Haines Leg up:...

 By Larry Persily    Opinion    May 20, 2021

State sending out rental relief payments

As of this week, almost half of the 110 Haines applications for financial help with rent and utilities had been approved or were pending a final...

 By Larry Persily    Opinion    May 20, 2021

Governor's PFD plan teaches misleading math

To steal the line from a country-western song of almost 30 years ago — “Well that’s my story and I’m sticking to it” — Gov. Mike Dunleavy...


Community service takes many forms

There are businesses all over town looking for workers.  I am a retired teacher, but choose to work part-time. I work at Haines Assisted Living and... Full story


Raised beds will bear fruit!

Takshanuk Watershed Council’s raised-bed gardening demonstration at the Marvin Garden was a success. Thanks to Mardell Gunn for sharing your...


Sorry for the missteps

I would like to offer a sincere apology to the community. I was assigned the task of coordinating community cleanup this year and through a...


Duly Noted

Brittney Bradford graduated from Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho on May 14 with a bachelor degree in radiographic science and an...


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