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Articles from the July 28, 2022 edition

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 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Price increase soon to come at landfill

Trash disposal in Haines is about to become substantially more expensive. On Aug. 15, Community Waste Solutions (CWS) will be abandoning its...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Fair draws dozens of dazzling exhibits

His name is Yosemite Sam, and you'll be able to see his butt tattoos at the Southeast Alaska State...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Borough withdraws from Parade Grounds discussion

The Haines Borough won’t assume ownership of the Fort Seward Parade Grounds anytime soon. After months of discussing a potential acquisition of the...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Moratorium on new Chilkoot tours lifted

By Lucy Silbaugh The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to rescind a four-year-old moratorium on new commercial tours in the Chilkoot Corridor....

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Historic lighthouse repair hits milestone

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse  - a ghostly white structure on a tiny wind-beaten outcrop in the...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Assembly to weigh sales tax reallocation for ballot

The Haines Borough Assembly will discuss on Aug. 9 whether Oct. 4 election ballots should include questions about sales tax reallocation, including...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

State approves revised wastewater discharge plan for Palmer Project

The state two months ago approved Constantine Metal Resources’ engineering plans for a revised wastewater management system at the Palmer Project, a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Borough manager scores highly in assembly's nine-month evaluation

The Haines Borough Assembly gave borough manager Annette Kreitzer “above average” marks in an evaluation nine months into her job. The evaluation...

 

COVID cases among non-residents aboard ships highest all summer

Covid cases have spiked again in Haines in recent weeks, driven by a new variant and an influx of tourists, according to health officials. Infection n...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 28, 2022

Arts Outlook

Sheldon Museum Six-Week Spotlight: Concept of HOME "Places do not belong to us. We belong to them."...

 

Steady friend, business owner dies at 57

A celebration of life was held last week in Hermann, Missouri, for former Haines and Skagway... Full story

 

Some seniors have paid full property tax

Thank you for your informative article last week on the senior property tax exemption. I would like to bring up an omission in your story. A Haines...

 

SAIL work program went smoothly

Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) would like to recognize the businesses that helped make the organization’s summer work program a...

 

A daily covid tally could prove helpful

In light of the recent surge in local covid cases, I’m wondering if the Haines Borough couldn’t post a daily count of active covid cases, using...

 

I Love Lucy Harrell Day, Aug. 1

Aug. 1 will mark the third anniversary of “I Love Lucy Harrell Day,” and I am calling on you — all residents of Haines — to honor the...

 

Duly Noted

Erik Stevens and Kayla Shutes were married on July 21 at the Chilkat Inlet Retreat. The couple had dated for three years and were engaged for seven...

 

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