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Articles from the May 23, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 23, 2019

Pollen Apocalypse made worse by rising global temperatures

Pollen clouds that have carpeted the Chilkat Valley this month are exacerbated by climate change,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 23, 2019

New York architects present PC trail plans

Two represenetatives from a New York-based landscape architecture firm visited Haines from May 18 to May 23 to meet with residents, present plans for...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 23, 2019

Klukwan appeals Superior Court decision

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and three environmental conservation groups are appealing a decision from the federal District Court in Alaska...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 23, 2019

Piano teacher retires after 40 years

Approaching her 70th birthday, local musician Nancy Nash is retiring after more than four decades...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 23, 2019

DNR extends comment period, but not because of borough request

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) permitting office announced Monday that it is extending the comment period for two state permits soug...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 23, 2019

State data on low wages in Haines skewed by seasonal workforce

Haines has low wages, according to an Alaska Economic Trends report from March. In it, Haines has the fourth lowest average annual wages in the...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 23, 2019

Pool switching to chlorine from salt water

Swimmers in Haines love the pool’s salt-based chlorination system, but it’s having unintended consequences—corroding the pool’s gutters,...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 23, 2019

Nine Glacier Bears head to state track tournament

The Glacier Bears Track and Field team won big at the regional championship in Juneau. For the first time in several years, the men’s varsity team...

 

Borough Briefs

Employee housing rejected In a 3-2 vote last week, the Haines Borough assembly rejected an ordinance that aimed to define approval criteria and...

 

Thanks for keeping Haines clean

A belated yet heartfelt thank you for all who helped our school’s Earth Day celebration be a huge success: Howsers IGA, Oleruds, Alaska Outdoor...

 

Myriad role models helped our graduate

Our youngest “child” is now graduating from Haines High School in Haines.  We want to thank all the teachers and school staff that have helped...

 

Thanks for the 'best tacos' and turnout

About 50 people attended Mosquito Lake School Community Center’s first Summer Market of the season last Sunday, May 19th.  Some enjoyed the...

 

The Uglys thank you for your support

The Uglys of Haines thanks everyone who participated in our Community Cancer Connection, especially The American Legion for the use of their facility...

 

Duly Noted

Kaitlin Sloan and Steven McLaughlin were married at Mosquito Lake’s New Fellowship Church on Saturday, May 18. Friend Zack Ferrin officiated the...

 

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