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Articles from the June 10, 2021 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 10, 2021

Assembly finalizes amended budget with additional funding

Last minute amendments to the Haines Borough’s $13 million operating and capital budget for next fiscal year (FY22) included funding for the Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 10, 2021

Seattle company aims to make shipping cheaper, more efficient

Two Seattle-based entrepreneurs visited town last week promoting their company OpenTug, a digital freight network similar to Uber or Airbnb but for ca...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 10, 2021

Unemployment filers above normal as food service employers struggle to hire

Although April unemployment claims indicate people are still looking for jobs, Chilkat Valley employers in the food and restaurant industry are strugg...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    June 10, 2021

Borough reposts manager job

The Haines Borough manager job has been reposted. Haines has been without a permanent manager for more than a year. The borough assembly’s first...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 10, 2021

Dock face needs to be addressed, harbormaster says

Haines remains divided when it comes to the new, phased plan for Lutak Dock renovations, with residents speaking for and against the proposal at a...

 

Borough resumes hazardous waste disposal program

The Haines Borough’s free hazardous waste disposal program will take place after a year-long hiatus. Collection dates are July 24 and 25. On...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 10, 2021

Eighty percent of December damages occurred in Haines

A group of engineers and geoscientists updated residents last week on research efforts and projects related to the December storms, including the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 10, 2021

AP&T begins prep work for restoring Beach Road power

As a next step toward power restoration on Beach Road, the Haines Borough has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for excavation down to the old...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 10, 2021

Haines on track for fall brown bear hunt, despite lowered harvest limit

Spring brown bear hunting season ended May 31 with two males harvested, putting Haines on track for a fall bear hunt, provided the town avoids a repea...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    June 10, 2021

SEARHC opens COVID-19 vaccines to ages 12 and older

The SEARHC clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to 12- to 15-year-olds. The first youth clinic was held on May 26 in Haines. SEARHC marketing...

 

Haines Sheldon Museum in Jeopardy

I am confused. Once again I have read an odd article about the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, Inc. (Museum) in the paper concerning the sale of...

 

Probable reasons for exclusion in ANCSA

In response to your story of June 3: U.S. Senators renew push for landless tribe settlement where it is written: “There are a variety of theories...

 

Remember Flag Day on June 14th

The Sons of the American Legion would like to thank everyone for proudly flying the American Flag throughout the year. We would like to remind you to...

 

The museum houses our collective memory

Researching some Haines history from the early 1970s last week, I stopped at the Haines Sheldon Museum and was led to the town’s archives where I fo...

 

Duly Noted

Scott Stephen Hansen received his Master of Music degree in music composition from Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) in Nacogdoches, Texas on M...

 

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