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Articles from the July 11, 2019 edition

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Heat, smoke stifle the Chilkat Valley

Haines residents are combating record heat by scrambling to purchase shorts, ice cream and the town'...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 11, 2019

Assembly again will consider expanded police service area

Policing outside of the townsite could be on the October ballot once again, one year after Mud Bay, Lutak and Haines Highway voters rejected raising...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    July 11, 2019

Borough orders mandatory water restriction

The region’s dry conditions prompted the Haines Borough to issue a mandatory water restriction on Tuesday, prohibiting lawn sprinklers until...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 11, 2019

Chief Scott up for reappointment

by Jenna Kunze The Public Safety Commission this week recommended the borough manager reappoint police chief Heath Scott, whose three-year contract wi...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019

July 4th draws crowd

Hot, sunny weather drew crowds to Haines' Independence Day festivities. The day started with a hotly...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019

Gillnetters face low prices, restrictions

A combination of time and area restrictions, low prices and scant fish has made for a rough start to the season for Haines gillnetters. Alaska...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019

Haines locals sweep Chilkat Challenge

Wildfire smoke and record-breaking heat did not slow down the Chilkat Challenge Triathlon. In the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 11, 2019

Fire ban snuffs business

Fire danger over the Fourth of July holiday doused the scheduled fireworks display in Haines and cost local pyrotechnician Phil Wilde up to $20,000...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019

Arts Confluence has grand designs for sculpture garden

The Alaska Arts Confluence has big plans for the sculpture garden in Fort Seward. The Arts...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    July 11, 2019

Chilkoot Barracks gets a face-lift

The last remaining barracks building of Haines' historic Fort Seward received much-needed...

 

Parade and celebration a major success!

On behalf of the Haines Chamber of Commerce, I would like to thank all of the Ripinsky and Riley level sponsors (Alaska Arts Confluence, Alaska...

 

Thank you from the Haines Women's Club

The Haines Women’s Club has so much to be thankful for! Another Independence Day and another Haines Women’s Club Pie/Root Beer Float sale have...

 

Thanks to the anonymous mower

I just wanted to throw a shout out to the unknown man who has been cutting the grass between 21 and 19 mile. The walkway has been overgrown...

 

SEAK communities need to protect themselves

If the current governor fully intends to kill the AMHS via multiple amputations, communities in the regions served need to be on the watch for the...

 

Thank you to Rubber Ducky Race supporters!

We’d like to thank all those that supported this year’s 4th of July Rubber Ducky Race! It’s always a fun event. A special Thank You to those...

 

Duly Noted

Marian Carlson, Connie Ward, and Nancy Nash are back from the National Senior Games, known as the ‘Senior Olympics’ that took place June 14-25 in...

 

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