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Articles from the June 6, 2019 edition

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 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 6, 2019

After 43 years, Frog House at.oow returns

The Alaska State Museum returned to Klukwan four Frog House posts and a replica of the clan's house...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 6, 2019

Aqueous storage stays in committee

On Tuesday, discussion by the Government Affairs and Services (GAS) committee of an ordinance that would ban storage of hazardous liquids within a mil...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 6, 2019

Constantine report values mine at $266 million

After more than 13 years of exploration in the Chilkat Valley, Constantine issued a press release this week with highlights from its preliminary...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 6, 2019

Committee reconsiders seasonal sales, alcohol tax

A 3 percent sales tax on Alcohol and Marijuana, a five-cent fuel tax, and a seasonal sales tax were discussed at a special finance committee meeting...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 6, 2019

Hart, James open new art gallery

Ted Hart opened a new art gallery this week, featuring Native artwork by himself and his cousin, Zachary James. Canoe paddles, wooden hats, and masks...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 6, 2019

Residents petition site development ordinance

Several variations of a petition to remove all areas outside of the townsite from land-use permitting requirements for site development are being...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 6, 2019

Hagen wins second Rasmuson award

Native photographer John Hagen has won his second Rasmuson Project Award, a prestigious $7,500 award for Alaskan artists, to photograph salmon season...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 6, 2019

Forest fire extinguished

The 8.5 Mile fire that destroyed David and Linda Keirstand’s home and became a 4-acre forest fire was contained by US Forest Service firefighters...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 6, 2019

Committee asks Fish and Game for more thorough review of mining project

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee wants the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to take a harder stance on potential mining issues...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 6, 2019

Seniors train for national athletic competition

Marian Carlson, Nancy Nash, and Connie Ward will represent Haines this month at the National Senior Games in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Seniors ages 50...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 6, 2019

Haines among five towns to receive business workshops

The Alaska Small Business Development Center (AKSBDC) selected Haines as one of five pilot communities for a rural business development project that...

 

Weedman lived adventurous, full life

There will be a private family celebration of the life of former resident Jeanetta Rae Carder...

 

Volunteers saved my property

Many thanks are due to the volunteer fire department, the ambulance, the state foresters and the Forest Service for putting out the fire at 8.5 Mile....

 

Coaches help student cross the finish line

As we congratulate the Haines track and field athletes on a great job this season, let’s not forget who helped get them there. The Haines coaches...

 

All who helped with the fire, thank you

We here at the Salvation Army would like to say a heartfelt “Thank You” to those who gave of their time, treasures, and talents to “Help Us,...

 

It's past time to pass a responsible budget

*The following letter written by Brenda Josephson was printed last week without her name due to an error during layout. We’re reprinting it this...

 

Duly Noted

Lena Nance and Jake Narum were married June 1 at Letnikof Cove pavilion surrounded by family and friends. Ring bearer was also their 1 and half...

 

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