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Articles from the June 20, 2019 edition

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 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 20, 2019

Publicly funded garbage program back on the table

On Tuesday, the borough’s commerce committee revived a 2018 proposal for a publicly funded solid waste program paid for by up-to-a-1 percent sales t...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 20, 2019

Boat launch bids exceed funding

Bidders for the Portage Cove boat-launch project exceeded the engineer’s cost estimate by roughly $1 million, causing an executive session last...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 20, 2019

Middle school bike relay team surpasses expectations

When four Haines middle school boys took on the name "Slow and Wobbly" to compete in the Kluane...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 20, 2019

State requests more data for Constantine permits

Two state agencies have requested additional information from Constantine Metal Resources, delaying approval for two subsurface permits the company...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 20, 2019

Commission to review private roads after ethics complaint

By Jenna Kunze The Haines Borough Planning Commission will take up a review of private roads maintained with borough funds, following a suggestion...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 20, 2019

Verhamme breaks personal record at state competition

Fifteen-year-old Wesley Verhamme was the only Haines althete to compete in the Brian Young Invitationals in Anchorage from May 31 to June 1, a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 20, 2019

Library to screen Presidential debates

The Haines Borough Public Library will live-stream all presidential primary debates, beginning with the Democratic party events set for June 26 and...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 20, 2019

Planning commission debates local ferry service

In the midst of deep state budget cuts to the Alaska Marine Highway System, the Haines Borough Planning Commission debated last week whether or not...

 

Three takeaways from Constantine preliminary economic assessemnt

Constantine Metal Resources, the Canadian mining company that has explored hard-rock mining in the Chilkat Valley for 13 years, came out with a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 20, 2019

Ryan applies for Skagway Manager job

Haines Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan is among five short-listed applicants being considered for borough manager in Skagway. Ryan, who is set...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 20, 2019

Borough receives 14K in first quarter online taxes

The Haines Borough collected $14,731 in online sales tax revenue from January through March 31 this year, from online vendors Amazon, Netflix,...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 20, 2019

Martin's modern Tlingit artwork shines at the Haines Sheldon Museum

The Haines Sheldon Museum has received a $1,000 Art Acquisition Fund Award from Museums Alaska and the Rasmuson Foundation to acquire “Raven...

 

2019 Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay & Fisherman's BBQ

Competitors zoom past the barracks on their way to the finish line during the Annual Kluane-Chilkat...

 

Thanks for helping Haines recycle

Thank you so much to our amazing volunteers for helping Haines Friends of Recycling reduce waste, compost, and recycle in the Chilkat Valley with our...

 

Well done to the checkpoint 5 crew

A big “Well Done” needs to go out to the crew at Checkpoint 5 of the bike race. They endured a day of wind and rain to do a fine job keeping the...

 

Duly Noted

Haines graduate Jolene Lemieux married Ryan Bargelski in Wasilla last weekend at the home of Ryan’s parents, Ruthanne and Kelly Cross’s. The...

 

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