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Articles from the July 30, 2020 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 30, 2020

School board to decide on early school schedule, mask requirements

The Haines Borough School District Board will decide Tuesday, Aug. 4 what the beginning of the school year’s schedule and operations will look like...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 30, 2020

Assembly approves individual CARES Act grants, extends business grant deadline

At a meeting Tuesday night, the Haines Borough Assembly took additional steps to approve a spending plan for $2.1 million in CARES Act funding...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 30, 2020

Assembly nixes CARES Act requests from food security groups

On July 23, the Haines Borough Assembly’s ad hoc CARES Act committee rejected proposals from two Chilkat Valley food security groups. Discussion at...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    COVID-19    July 30, 2020

COVID-19 case prompts masking policy and business closures

The Haines Borough imposed a mandatory masking policy in its facilities and several businesses voluntarily closed after a 20-something male resident...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 30, 2020

Resident arrested for intent to distribute heroin, meth

The U.S Postal Inspection Service, the Alaska State Troopers drug unit Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs (SEACAD) and Haines Police arrested a 43-...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 30, 2020

Fishing remains slow, chum returns 'extremely poor'

Poor chum salmon returns combined with an uncertain sockeye run have gillnetters concerned. "It's di...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 30, 2020

2 measures will likely be on the Oct. 6 ballot

This fall, the Haines Borough ballot will likely ask voters to make decisions about two proposals: a plan to draw $450,000 from the borough’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 30, 2020

Committee to discuss childcare vouchers

The Cares Act ad hoc committee will discuss providing vouchers for childcare to individuals and families at its next meeting. Assembly member Brenda...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 30, 2020

Haines unemployment rate remains high

The Haines unemployment rate remained one of the highest in the state in June, according to statistics released by the Alaska Department of Labor and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 30, 2020

Fruit harvesting effort forms to curb bear activity

The Haines Borough Public Library and Great Bear Foundation, a Haines and Montana-based nonprofit dedicated to bear conservation, are partnering with...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 30, 2020

Candidate filing period opens Aug. 1

The filing period for elected office in the Haines Borough opens Aug. 1, with an Aug. 20 deadline. This year, positions up for election include the ma...

 

Business Briefs

E-bike delivery service begins in Haines After COVID-19 eliminated her primary sources of...

 

Back the Blue

A few rotten apples doesn’t mean the whole barrel is bad. Isn’t this what people have told their children for generations? People are so ready to...

 

Locally sourced lunches a success

Thank you Haines Borough School District for allowing us to participate in the summer lunch program. Through our partnership we were able to feed...

 

Thanks for supporting the Uglies

The local Cancer Fund Golf Tournament, managed by the Uglies was a great success. A special thanks to the players and people stopping by with...

 

Duly Noted

Friends and family celebrated Mary Price’s 89th birthday Tuesday with a parade on Deishu Drive. The event was held outdoors with masks and hand...

 

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