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Articles from the June 30, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    June 30, 2022

Governor vetoes funds for school locker room project

Gov. Mike Dunleavy signed the state budget Tuesday, vetoing statewide school maintenance funds that would have paid to renovate the Haines School’s...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 30, 2022

Largest cruise ship ever calls on Haines after Skagway rockslide

The largest cruise ship ever to call on Haines came to town Tuesday, diverted from Skagway where a...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Haines likely set record with sales tax revenues

Sales tax revenue for Haines in January through April likely set a record for the four months. The $994,161 collected by the borough in the first...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Grocery stores deal with increasingly late and missed deliveries

When Howsers IGA’s weekly grocery delivery arrived on the barge from Seattle on June 21, all of the dairy, eggs, chilled meat and frozen foods it...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Senior lunches resume in-person dining July 11

The Haines Senior Center will resume its in-person lunch service on July 11 for the first time since the pandemic closure started in March 2020....

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 30, 2022

Early chum salmon catches lag but sockeye harvest, prices start strong

High dock prices and a strong sockeye salmon catch have kept hope afloat for the Lynn Canal commercial drift gillnet fishery, which opened June 19 wit...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 30, 2022

State ferry system still comes up short on hiring

The Alaska Marine Highway System has enough crew to operate its summer schedule, though it still lacks a sufficient cushion to handle worker...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 30, 2022

Bars reopen on two state ferries

Beer and wine have been available at the bars on board the state ferries Matanuska and Kennicott since late May after the amenities were closed seven...

 
 By Garland Kennedy    News    June 30, 2022

State sets higher target catch for summer chinook troll fishery

Southeast trollers will be able to target about 23,000 more chinook salmon than last year in the upcoming summer troll opener, the Department of Fish...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

School district uses last of federal pandemic funds to support students

With $155,700 of federal pandemic relief money left over from the past two years, the Haines Borough School District will continue to support student...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 30, 2022

Mountain guide runs 56 hours and wins endurance race

Haines mountain guide Harry Subertas last week won a 200-mile endurance run -  one of the country's...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Fourth of July events run morning to night

This year's Fourth of July festivities will include a mixture of old traditions and new variations....

 

Fourth of July schedule

Friday, July 1 5-7 PM - First Friday Saturday, July 2 11 AM-2 PM - Firefighters’ BBQ Golf tournament at Valley of the Eagles golf course Monday,...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Borough assembly approves new police dispatch equipment

The Haines Borough assembly on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing $124,585 to buy a new radio dispatch system for the police...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    June 30, 2022

Trio of teen cyclists bike from Canada's Arctic coast to Haines

Haines High School students Arik Miller, Leo Wald and Dalton Henry completed an 800-mile bike ride f...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 30, 2022

Borough amends budget to cover higher fuel costs

The Haines Borough assembly on Tuesday approved adjustments to its 2022 budget, which expires Thursday, due to higher-than-expected fuel and heating c...

 

Former legislator, Dennis Egan, dies at 75

Former Southeast state senator and Juneau KINY radio host Dennis Egan died Tuesday morning. He was 75. Egan passed away at an assisted-living home in...

 
 By Clarise Larson    News    June 30, 2022

Cruise ship pulled out for repairs after hitting ice near Yakutat Bay

A damaged cruise ship is making its way back to Seattle this week. The 848-foot-long Norwegian Sun struck ice on its passage by Hubbard Glacier near...

 
 By Shannon Haugland    News    June 30, 2022

SEARHC continues to expand behavioral health services in Sitka

SEARHC is continuing to expand its behavioral health services in Sitka and to serve residents of other Southeast communities, an official of the healt...

 
 By Yereth Rosen    News    June 30, 2022

Report finds increase in whale entanglements in fishing gear

Alaska was the only U.S. coastal region to have an increase in the confirmed cases of large whales entangled in fishing gear in 2020, a contrast to a...

 
 By Yereth Rosen    News    June 30, 2022

Summer researchers learn more about Alaska's deep sea corals

Scientists are on the water this summer, gathering information about a once-mysterious habitat — the large and varied gardens of colorful corals...

 
 By Marc Lutz    News    June 30, 2022

Toilet pumping could delay opening of bear-viewing area near Wrangell

Work under a $1 million U.S. Forest Service contract to rebuild the observation deck and shelter at one of the prime spots to view bears in Southeast...

 
 
 By Larry Persily    Opinion    June 30, 2022

Suspending taxes on gasoline doesn't deserve any mileage

Legislators, the governor, members of the public — and most certainly candidates in this year’s state elections — should be paying attention to...

 

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