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Articles from the June 27, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 27, 2019

Man killed in wreck had earlier contact with police

One of the two men who died in a motorcycle wreck at 2.5 Mile Lutak Road this week had been pulled over by police hours earlier for driving a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 27, 2019

Infrastructure improvements slated for upcoming year

In the new fiscal year beginning July 1, the Haines Borough will spend roughly $7.6 million for projects to better local infrastructure. Of that,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 27, 2019

Halsingland to close after 19 years

It’s the end of an era for fine dining in Haines. Hotel Halsingland, Haines’ oldest white-tablecloth eatery, will not open its restaurant or... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 27, 2019

'Afterthoughts:' Laid to rest in marbles

When local Haines artist John Svenson's mother died 15 years ago, he did not bury her, or scatter...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 27, 2019

Library program competes in NASA deep space photo challenge

Until July 31, Haines residents can use their computers and cellphones to control NASA telescopes and take their own photographs of deep space in a...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 27, 2019

New registration law catches vessel owners unaware

A new law that requires all vessels 24 feet or longer—commercial, sport and recreational—to register with the Alaska Department of Motor Vehicles...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    June 27, 2019

Arts Outlook

Movement at the Fort Seward Sculpture Garden Things are stirring at the Fort Seward sculpture...

 

4th of July - Fireworks return to Picture Point

Fireworks will fly again this year at Picture Point, the first official display in Haines since 2015. Organized fireworks shows in Haines were absent...

 

4th of July - Uglys grand marshals of "Olde Fashioned Fourth" parade

Visitors should prepare for a blast from the past this Fourth of July. This year, the theme of the Haines Independence Day celebrations is “Back to... Full story

 

4th of July - Olde Fashioned Fourth will feature photo booth, gold panning

Those hoping to strike it rich will have an opportunity this July 4. At Tlingit Park, casual prospectors will be able to try their hand at panning...

 

4th of July - Try your luck with a rubber duck

The rubber duckies will ride again. This year, after a brief hiatus, residents can try their luck again in the Rubber Ducky Race, put on by the...

 

4th of July - Triathlon enters 3rd year

Registration is still open for the July 6th Chilkat Challenge Triathlon, now in its third year. The competition may not be as fierce this year, as...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 27, 2019

Harkweed menace terrorizes gardens

Not just a pretty flower, orange hawkweed is terrorizing some Haines gardeners, who would do just about anything to get rid of it. “I’m actually...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 27, 2019

Construction ruckus hones eagles' skills

While the highway roadwork in town has been inconvenient for some this past week, it's been...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 27, 2019

New trooper on the job

New wildlife trooper Wallace Kirksey, who goes by his middle name Stuart, has taken his post in...

 

Thanks to Chilkat Valley Community Foundation

Alaska Arts Confluence Board of Directors would like to recognize the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, whose support enables local charitable...

 

Thanks to Sheldon supporters

A special thank you to everyone who wrote the assembly or testified at assembly and budget meetings in support of the Haines Sheldon Museum. As you...

 

Thank you to bike relay volunteers

The Board of Hospice of Haines wishes to acknowledge and thank our volunteers for two significant events in two weeks. The commitment prize goes to...

 

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