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Articles from the May 21, 2020 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 21, 2020

Assembly narrowly fires manager: mayor breaks tie

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday evening to fire borough manager Debra Schnabel without cause, with mayor Jan Hill breaking a 3-3 tie vote....

 

2020 grads parade down Main Street

Haines High School 2020 graduating seniors participated in an unprecedented graduation ceremony due...

 

2020 grads continued

Kyle Strong, Gabel Sage and Cade Clay are not pictured....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 21, 2020

CARES Act could buy Chilkat Center another year

The Chilkat Center for the Arts is on the chopping block for the fiscal year beginning July 1. CARES Act coronavirus relief funding may offer the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 21, 2020

Haines poised to receive $2 million in COVID-19 relief

At an ad hoc meeting on Monday, Haines Borough Assembly members identified five potential spending categories for the $4 million in CARES Act funding...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 21, 2020

Municipal clerks prepare for elections during pandemic

Haines, along with municipalities across the state, is considering alternative options for holding local elections this year given COVID-19 concerns....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 21, 2020

HEDC will continue without the support of the borough

Haines Economic Development Corporation board members are trying to figure out what the organization will look like without financial support from the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 21, 2020

Assembly discusses $400K shortfall

There’s still a $400,000 hole in the proposed Haines Borough budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The deficit was created by the loss of state...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 21, 2020

Landfill to collect garbage at upper valley location

On June 6 Community Waste Solutions will begin collecting household waste at the Mosquito Lake Community Center every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon....

 

Brewington remembered for kind heart

Sherrie Brewington died May 1, 2020 after succumbing to colon cancer. She was 69. Brewington was... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    Opinion    May 21, 2020

The Books of Lost Code

To those Chilkat Valley News readers who are depressed, dismayed and demoralized upon hearing the...

 

New owners seek tales of hostel

Since I purchased the old Bear Creek Camp and Hostel last fall, many Haines luminaries, like Dan Egolf, Dr. Higgins, Patty Brown and more, have told...

 

To reopen town safely wear a mask

I wear a mask because I love this community. I wear a mask because I don’t want to accidentally infect someone with COVID-19—I don’t want to be...

 

Where is the recall petition now?

Has Don Turner Jr., dusted off his recall hat? The last time he so beautifully showed us the sheer wrongness of assembly members talking in a group...

 

Assembly used crisis to push agenda

I’ve owned land and paid taxes here for 35 years. Haines can be fractious, but it’s shocking that in the midst of a global pandemic and an...

 

District staff met challenge of pandemic

As we wrap up the academic year, the school board wants to thank many people for their contributions to tackling the unanticipated challenges faced by...

 

Arts center vital, provides many uses

Please do not cut our Chilkat center funds. Here is why: events, plays, theater camp, school concerts, musicals, traveling musicians, readings, yoga...

 

Is unity impossible during a global pandemic?

If a global pandemic can’t bring a community together, what will? Katie Craney...

 

Salvation army grateful for help and support

We here at The Salvation Army would like to express what an honor and a privilege it is to serve in such a great community. Once again, as we have...

 

Duly Noted

Kimberley Strong is running for the Sealaska Board as an independent candidate. “Sustainability of our traditional ways of living off the land is...

 

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