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Articles from the July 23, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 23, 2020

CIA receives $900,000 in federal COVID-19 relief

On July 17, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) had received $900,000 through...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 23, 2020

Taxpayer-funded garbage collection back on the table, again

Discussions about a taxpayer-funded garbage collection will be revived for the third time in as many years if the assembly approves the commerce...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 23, 2020

Borough begins land sale talks

Haines Borough lands may be on the market in the not-too-distant future. The assembly and planning commission began initial talks last week about...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 23, 2020

Resident taking borough to court over traffic ticket

Paul Nelson, 68, who won first place in the Haines Chamber of Commerce's reverse Fourth of July...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 23, 2020

Assembly to consider annual 'I Love Lucy (Harrell) Day' proclamation

Inspired by Lucy Harrell’s final act of giving to Haines institutions before she died last summer, which included more than $1 million to the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 23, 2020

Bear task force recommends borough chip in for landfill fence

The borough’s bear task force is recommending that the assembly help fund the completion of an electric fence around Community Waste Solutions...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 23, 2020

20-year soil remediation nears completion

A 20-year-long soil remediation project at Jones Point is finally nearing completion. This past...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 23, 2020

Assembly declines to censure Rogers for manager firing

By Ceri Godinez At a meeting July 14, assembly member Zephyr Sincerny moved to censure Paul Rogers, another member of the assembly, for his...

 

New trail in the works near Fairgrounds

Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) is adding a trail spanning East and West Fair Drive to offer an alternative to biking or walking along the highway....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 23, 2020

Library to leave statewide system

The Haines Borough Public Library is changing its online catalog system in 2021, but patrons are unlikely to notice much of a difference, director...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 23, 2020

Hazardous waste disposal discontinued

The Haines Borough’s annual household hazardous waste free disposal program will not take place this year, although the borough is looking for a...

 

41% of borough employees take furlough in July

Nearly half of the Haines Borough’s 51 full-time and part-time employees will be out of the office for a week at some point this month, the result...

 

Contantine spin-off will drill prospect in Lake Clark National Park

By Elwood Brehmer Alaska Journal of Commerce The mining exploration company created last summer when it spun off from Constantine Metal Resources,...

 

Daphne Ormerod: an independent woman and loving mother

Daphne Ormerod died peacefully at the Comstock Road home she shared with daughter Blythe Carter on...

 

Try governing responsibly for a change

First, it was Debra Schnabel, who was not only fired by Mayor Hill and assembly people Josephson, Rogers and Thomas. But—as if that were not...

 

Sea Wolf Gallery to be renovated

Many thanks to the first responders and everyone who helped clean out the Seawolf Gallery after the fire, and everyone who expressed their...

 

Alten's firing was brash, cruel

I met Helen and her family when they first came to Haines and was impressed with her expertise and experience. I wonder what the museum board would...

 

Keeping animals caged is cruel

Do you know that keeping an animal caged is actually abuse, even cruelty? I’ve recently acquired a rabbit that had been raised in a cage. I’ve...

 

Story walk a success thanks to volunteers

The Haines Borough Public Library is so very grateful to the many different businesses, individuals and teams that helped create our Story Walk....

 

Duly noted

Madison Grey Olsen was born to Ryan and Renae Olsen at 10:49 p.m. on July 12 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. She measured 19.5 inches and...

 

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