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Articles from the June 11, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    COVID-19    June 11, 2020

First case of COVID-19 reported in Haines

On Monday, the Haines Borough announced the first case of COVID-19 in the Chilkat Valley. The male patient was tested at the Southeast Alaska...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 11, 2020

Volunteers rally for food security, Mosquito Lake Community Center

About 60 volunteers helped cultivate a new community garden Saturday at the Mosquito Lake Community...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Final hour budget cuts reduce funding for museum, police

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed a $19.7 million operating and capital budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, including...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Borough's virus blocker screens emails from residents

In March, responding to a rise in coronavirus-related cyberattacks, the Haines Borough put in place a filtering system to screen emails containing...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Playground project comes to fruition

After two years of student-led fundraising, hundreds of volunteer hours, and donations from...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 11, 2020

Environmental group scrutinizes Constantine PEA

Rivers Without Borders commissioned an analysis of Constantine Metals’ preliminary economic assessment (PEA) which describes the Palmer Project as ...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Don't approach moose calves, no matter how cute

Every spring, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game encounters the same problem: people...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Assembly narrows down use of $2.1 million in federal funds

The Haines Borough is inching toward a finalized plan for how to spend roughly $2.1 million in federal CARES Act funds. In total, the borough is...

 

Assembly will begin manager hiring process

The Haines Borough Assembly plans to discuss hire of a new borough manager at the end of this month. At Tuesday’s assembly meeting, members added...

 

GAS committee advances charter amendment

The Government Affairs and Services (GAS) committee unanimously approved a draft ordinance placing a proposition on October’s ballot that would...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

9th Circuit case could impact Palmer Project

A case before the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals could impact Constantine Metal Resources’ Palmer Project. The case relates to Constantine’s...

 

I know who I'm not voting for

It is shameful that Debra Schnabel would be terminated. She stands head and shoulders above the three Assembly members and the mayor. She has worked...

 

Plant only excellence

A carnal restlessness claws its way down into our cities. A domineering consumption, hell-bent on the living fertility laid graciously about our feet...

 

Let's lead by example

Wow! Wow! Wow! I have always thought our community was one of the best there is and now I am even more convinced! We spent the day putting in a...

 

One step closer to food security

The Friends of Mosquito Lake School Community Center would like to thank all of the volunteers and gardeners who donated time, plant starts,...

 

Time to end the electoral college

Recent events have taken me back to four years ago when I believed the most serious issue facing our country was eliminating the electoral college....

 

Duly Noted

Liam Cassidy and Tracy Wirak were married on Saturday, June 6th, just past Kelgaya Point. The bride’s sister, Lizi Wirak, served as marriage...

 

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