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Articles from the May 30, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 30, 2019

Josephson proposes cuts to library, museum

The Haines Borough Assembly will hold a third public hearing on June 11 to address assembly member Brenda Josephson’s proposed budget amendments, in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 30, 2019

Forest fire contained, but continues to burn

A shop fire that destroyed David and Linda Keirstad's home at 8.5 Mile Haines Highway and spread up...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 30, 2019

Bradford retires after 30 some years

Candi Bradford is uniquely familiar with the water and sewer plant in Haines since her first date...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 30, 2019

After DA dismisses assault charges, man pulls knife on woman and children

For the second time in two months, a 40-year-old transient man named Derrick Morris has been arrested in Haines on charges of assault. On Tuesday,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 30, 2019

UA timber sale contract remains unsigned

The University of Alaska timber sale remains stalled due to tariffs and a lack of log transfer infrastructure, a university spokesperson said last wee...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 30, 2019

Three locals apply for open police officer job

Three local applicants and a former Skagway policeman have applied for the police officer position left vacant by Brayton Long’s retirement. Dayton...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 30, 2019

Domestic violence safe house nearly closed this winter

Becky’s Place Haven of Hope, the local safe house for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, almost closed this year due to lack of...

 

Borough Briefs

Assembly approves plastic bag ban On Tuesday, the Haines Borough joined the ranks of nine other Alaskan communities banning the distribution of...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 30, 2019

Verhamme heads to field invitationals

The Glacier Bears faced their most challenging competition of the season at the track and field state championships in Palmer this week. The boys...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 30, 2019

HVFD to resurrect search and rescue team

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department is adding a search and rescue unit to its ranks, with bylaws set for adoption at their June 10 meeting....

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 30, 2019

Arts Outlook

First Friday is family night The Haines Chamber of Commerce led by Tracy Harmon is now at the helm of First Friday celebrations, and for her first...

 

2019 Student Art and Writing

Cool Glass of Lemonade By MackKenzy Dryden Sweet refreshing drink Tall clear glass, ice floats on to...

 

Thanks for Brewer's Dinner help

I just wanted to thank everyone who helped make the Gourmet Brewer’s Dinner happen along with those who helped with the Beer Fest. The staff at the...

 

It's past time to pass a responsible budget

For almost a decade we have known that the State of Alaska’s revenues have been in decline.  Former Governor Bill Walker referred to the current...

 

Duly Noted

Darcie Cairn Reeves was born to Hannah Blilie and Ray Reeves on May 17 at 10:56 a.m. in Juneau. Darcie weighed 6 lbs and was 18 and three-quarter...

 

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