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Articles from the July 1, 2021 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Fast Ferry to begin operating in late July

Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry will operate beginning July 27 and run through Sept. 22. Due to COVID-19 precautions, they won’t board independent...

 

Highway project suffers minor setback

Parts of the Haines Highway reconstruction project are on hold after a routine review found a design flaw. “During a routine plans review for... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Public remains divided about use of Lutak Dock

There’s widespread support for existing Lutak Dock services, and a need for more information and public conversation before any attempt to expand...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Mosquito Lake Community Center to host free art camp for children

The Mosquito Lake Community Center will host a free art camp for children starting July 5 and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Recycling group tackles old fish net backlog

With the help of a Haines Borough grant, a recycling program that accepts old fish nets is getting...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Viking Cove event venue comes under scrutiny, again

Hosting events at Viking Cove is not in violation of the property’s permit, the Haines Borough Planning Commission determined in June. Use of the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 1, 2021

May gloomy, but not gloomiest

If you thought May’s weather was bleak, you’re right. But it wasn’t the bleakest May the town has seen. “May 2021 was somewhat gloomier than a...

 

Business Briefs

Barbecue comes to the Chilkat Valley Three Chilkat Valley residents are opening a roving barbecue...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Trailer on Main St. raises affordable housing questions

A fifth-wheel trailer at the corner of 6th Avenue and Main Street drew criticism earlier this year...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    July 1, 2021

Child advocate was 'incredibly active'

Friends and family will gather in Haines next month to scatter the ashes of Diane Sly, a tireless... Full story

 

Fourth of July is 'Back-to the Future'

"It's really the significance of going back, to a time before COVID, when we could gather together,...

 

Panties to fly high at fairgrounds fundraiser

Jim Shook has retired as cannoneer, but the underwear will fly at Fort Seward this Independence Day...

 

High flows may speed Chilkoot River racers

High flows could make for a thrilling ride at the annual Mad River Raft Race, a Fourth of July tradition in Haines since the 1960s. The informal,...

 

Fourth of July Schedule

Saturday, July 3 33 Mile Roadhouse 6:30pm Pig Roast 11:00pm Fireworks Display Sunday, July 4 Events About Town 7 a.m. Flag Raising at the Fort Seward...

 

2021 virtual bike relay a success

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2021 KCIBR Virtual Event this month. It was nice to see cyclists get out to enjoy a few rides in all kinds...

 

Thank you for supporting Harold Beck

Our friend of over 40 years died recently at Chilkat Lake. Doing all that needed to be done from over 2,000 miles away would have been a wholly...

 

Haines businesses need updated online info

To all of our businesses in the Chilkat Valley: Please update your Internet presence. Tonight, I attempted to go to a restaurant. I found that either...

 

Mining isn't the answer for the Chilkat Valley

The decision this community faces humbles and awes me. I am new here. I want to build a life here. I can envision a thriving, abundant Chilkat Valley...

 

Duly Noted

Anna Jacobson and Chris Naughton were married at Viking Cove Saturday, June 26. A thick fog lifted and the sun shined on the outdoor beach ceremony. C...

 

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