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Articles from the August 9, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Assembly advances publicly funded solid waste program: Mayor breaks tie vote

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly advanced a ballot measure during its first public hearing Tuesday that would give voters the option to approve a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Two enter assembly race

Two candidates have confirmed plans to run for open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly in October. Commercial gillnetter Will Prisciandaro is the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Voters one step closer to deciding on police service outside townsite

The Haines Borough Assembly advanced an amended ballot question that would allow Lutak, Mud Bay and Haines Highway residents to vote to create their...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 9, 2018

Residents learn to craft devil's club salve

Most Alaskans and others in the Pacific Northwest know to avoid the sharp spines and massive leaves...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Shuttle service offers rides to Whitehorse

A new shuttle service from Haines to Whitehorse is up and running this month. David Simmons’ Hinterland Express will shuttle passengers from Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Communication a theme in assembly's manager evaluation

Presenting a range of alternative plans, being more objective and formulating processes for vetting ordinances and a feeling of mistrust between...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 9, 2018

School to offer alternate meals for unpaid school lunch accounts

The Haines Borough School District is implementing a new policy this school year to reduce the number of unpaid balances for student meals. Principal...

 

Hart pulls out of House race

Democratic State House candidate James Hart is dropping out of the House District 33 race. Work in Sitka prevented him from campaigning for the...

 

Ward had a 'strong independent streak'

Longtime resident Marge Ward, 95, died July 26 in the Juneau Pioneer Home where she'd been since... Full story

 

Gratitude for returning lost ring

I offer my sincere gratitude to the individuals who helped deliver my lost wedding ring back to me. While in Haines earlier this spring, I lost my...

 

Attentive reader troubled by canoeing police

Thank you for keeping us former Haines residents updated on the happenings around Haines. It’s nice to see that things are going well. However, I...

 

Thanks for making pool free for young swimmers

So many times we criticize and complain about government, especially our local one, the Haines Borough Assembly. I would like to acknowledge and...

 

Represent people, not government

It is difficult to find the words that can fully express the disappointment I experienced when a member of the Haines Borough assembly made the...

 

Cut down your catalogs

Catalog season will soon be upon us. If you want to cut down the number of catalogs you get, it is important to act soon since companies print their...

 

Where do toxic bulbs fit into waste plans?

Recently I looked to dispose of two broken compact fluorescent light bulbs. These are the type of bulb that releases highly toxic mercury when they...

 

Duly Noted

Kelly Edmond was planning a personal trip to Haines when he realized it had been 10 years since he graduated from Haines High School. Kelly started...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, July 31 Police conducted a welfare check on First Avenue. Police served a 20-day domestic violence protective order on a 49-year-old woman....

 

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