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Articles from the August 12, 2021 edition

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Haines suffers largest COVID outbreak yet

As of Thursday evening, 57 people tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in Haines since Aug. 6, inc... Full story

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 12, 2021

Why does Haines limit heliski permits?

In June the Haines Borough denied a permit application for a fourth heliski operator because borough code sets a limit at three operators per season....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 12, 2021

Assembly to reconsider seasonal sales tax

The Haines Borough Assembly will likely make changes to the proposed seasonal sales tax ordinance that could go before voters this October, with most...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 12, 2021

Haines resident's conservation work is subject of future film

It won't be science fiction, but there will be robots and lasers in a forthcoming documentary film...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 12, 2021

Filing period for assembly, school board closes Aug. 20

As of Wednesday, no one had filed to run for Haines Borough assembly, and current assembly member Carol Tuynman confirmed that she will not seek reele...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 12, 2021

Chilkat Lake man extradited to Idaho last year charged with sexual abuse for local crimes

Former Chilkat Lake resident Christopher Panagioutou-Scigliano, 39, was arrested in Idaho last...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 12, 2021

Debris processing to begin Aug. 20

Eligible residents who suffered property damage during the December storms can now dispose of their construction debris beginning Aug. 20, a cost...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 12, 2021

Haines Huts to reconsider backcountry cabin location

The Haines Huts board will consider moving the site of a permitted public use cabin in the Takshanuk Mountains after the Alaska Department of Fish...

 

Assembly to tweak museum code

At the Haines Borough assembly meeting on Tuesday, the assembly made plans to rehash the proposed museum separation ordinance and introduce a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 12, 2021

Environmental groups ask state to cancel Baby Brown timber sale again

Lynn Canal Conservation (LCC), Earthjustice and a few other environmental groups sent two letters to the Alaska Division of Forestry requesting that...

 

If we're addressing our sales tax code, it's past time to exempt groceries

If the assembly wants to make sales tax changes that benefit borough coffers and people's bank... Full story

 

Thank you for supporting fundraising efforts

Chilkat Valley Preschool would like to thank Doug Olerud and Olerud’s Sport Shop, Scott Rossman and the Stump Company, and Genny and Harry Rietze...

 

Surprise birthday party was a success

A special thank you to Toni DeWitt and Bonnie Johnson for putting on the surprise birthday party for Stan Jones. Also, thank you to the community...

 

Delta variant is much more infectious

Howdy, Haines. Science Cowboy here, to set some facts straight. Interim borough manager Alekka Fullerton was recently quoted as saying that people nee...

 

Duly Noted

Outside Magazine this week published an in-depth article about brown bear encounters in Haines, including last winter’s attack on backcountry skier...

 

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