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Articles from the July 5, 2018 edition

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 By Larry Persily    News    July 5, 2018

Food and sun fill the Fourth of July

It was hot, people lined up at the food tables, and the mud volleyball players came off the court...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 5, 2018

Fire forces 3 families from their apartments

A dish towel that caught fire started a blaze in a Second Avenue apartment complex June 28,...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 5, 2018

Ferry cancellation disrupts travel plans for hundreds

The state’s largest ferry, the 418-foot-long Columbia, will miss at least two round-trip voyages between Bellingham, Washington, and Southeast Alask...

 

New weather station will monitor the pass

Whether you use Haines Pass to backcountry ski or get to the Alaska Highway, you can head out a little more informed this winter. An automated weather...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 5, 2018

Bear knocks out phone and internet

A couple dozen phone and internet customers lost service for about 24 hours last week when a bear decided to play with a few of Alaska Power and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 5, 2018

Harbor project done; borough, contractor ready for mediation

Construction work is done on the first phase of the small boat harbor expansion project, and the borough is pleased with the work despite a...

 

Swinton retires from school board

A 16-year member of the Haines Borough school board has decided to move on, adding a third seat to the October municipal election ballot. Sarah...

 

Heritage Center in Klukwan displays two Chilkat blankets

Visitors to the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center in Klukwan can now see two Chilkat blankets. The...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 5, 2018

Police warn they will cite owners for wandering dogs

Following recent reports of dog bites and attacks on cats and wildlife, the Haines Borough Police Department said it will enforce the laws against...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 5, 2018

Public swim time now free for 17 and younger

A borough assembly ordinance took effect July 1 that eliminates the fee for anyone through age 18 to get in the water during public swim time at the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 5, 2018

Dungeons & Dragons rolls to new popularity

Haines is overrun with ogres and dragons, magic spells, inhuman creatures and epic battles as part o...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 5, 2018

Funding might be available for re-use of Jones Point

The Takshanuk Watershed Council believes it is nearing the end of soil remediation at the former Jones Point property that it purchased three years...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 5, 2018

State awaits risk assessment of tank farm contamination

The state anticipates receiving a work plan this year for how the Army will measure and judge the risks from contamination remaining at the site of th...

 

Advice for borough assembly members

Moment of Zen to the borough assembly members: “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, then to speak and remove all doubt.” ~Quentin...

 

Economic development team confident

The Haines Economic Development Corp. board of directors would like to address the news story in the June 21 Chilkat Valley News about our work with t...

 

Duly Noted

Jay Katzeek and Ron Sloper were married Saturday, surrounded by friends and family outside Harriett Hall at the fairgrounds. Jay had five adorable...

 

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