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Articles from the June 17, 2021 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 17, 2021

First cruise ship in nearly two years docks

The first cruise ship to visit Haines in 622 days, the American Constellation, docked Saturday. The...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 17, 2021

AP&T proposes plan for Beach Road Power Resatoration

Power restoration work on Beach Road could begin as soon as next week, but completion of work is likely at least a month away. At a June 10 meeting,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 17, 2021

Primary residence yurt ban forwarded to assembly

Ending use of yurts as permanent residences in the townsite is once again a topic of discussion at the Haines Borough. At a June 10 meeting, the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 17, 2021

Planning commission approves Halsingland solar project

Solar power is coming to Hotel Halsingland. On June 10, the Haines Borough Planning Commission approved installation of solar panels on a portion of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 17, 2021

Fort Seward Barracks building auction yields trash and treasure

Port Chilkoot Company's Fort Seward barracks building auction on Sunday raised $2,000 that will go t...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    June 17, 2021

'Back to the Future' theme for Fourth parade

The Haines Chamber of Commerce’s Fourth of July theme this year is based on the 1985 film “Back to the Future.” Chamber office assistant Andrew...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 17, 2021

Sundberg accepts principal position at Oregon elementary school

Longtime resident and Haines School vice principal Kim Sundberg will be leaving to work as principal of High Lakes Elementary School in Bend, Oregon....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 17, 2021

Art gallery damaged by arson last summer reopens

Tresham Gregg’s Sea Wolf Gallery is reopening from 4 to 6 p.m. this Saturday, nearly a year after the log cabin was damaged by a fire last July....

 

HEDC receives $190,000 tourism promotion grant

The Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) recently secured $190,000 through the state’s $10 million COVID-Safe Travel Promotion and...

 
 By Larry Persily    Opinion    June 17, 2021

No secret that governor's math fails

Gov. Mike Dunleavy must have learned how to manage state finances from the same people who guard the world’s biggest secret recipes: Col....

 

Neighbor's complaints distract from Haines living

Dear Abby, Why do some neighbors insist on whining like indulged, petulant children, running to the Borough with complaints, wasting everyone’s...

 

Remembering Harold Beck

One learns grace when unjustly accused, and, in defending their dignity, loses their place and must pull at whatever scraps are offered to rebuild a l...

 

We need better cell service

Among priorities that our community needs to address before the next “slide” season (or as soon as possible), perhaps nothing is more important...

 

Please consider pedestrians when driving

The speed limit on Union Street is 25 mph.  It feels slow — it is slow.  Between 2nd Avenue and the yield sign with Main Street near the car...

 

What's making our dogs sick?

I live out the Highway on Mosquito Lake Road. I have two dogs, a terrier named Rocky and a German Shepherd named River. Rocky is known to eat...

 

Duly Noted

Marie Rose and Cosmo Fudge were married at Chilkat Inlet Retreat on June 12. The ceremony was officiated by Rob Goldberg. Bee Queener was the maid of...

 

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