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Articles from the August 18, 2022 edition

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 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 18, 2022

Lapp, Thomas file for assembly

Two former members of the Haines Borough Assembly, Jerry Lapp and George Campbell, have submitted letters of interest for the vacant seat left by...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 18, 2022

Constantine acquired by another junior exploration company

Vancouver-based American Pacific Mining announced this week it will acquire Constantine Metal Resources and the Palmer Project, a mixed metals mining...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 18, 2022

Haines election results favor Peltola, Murkowski and Walker in special election primary

Based on results released early Wednesday afternoon, the majority of Haines voters supported...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 18, 2022

New play 'All in the Timing' sure to delight spectators

Want to chuckle at clever wordplay, relish some quirky thought experiments, and cheer on your...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 18, 2022

Dave Pahl pens ode to his favorite tool

Hammers for lifting lids off stoves and for mutilating government stamps on sealed cigar boxes are...

 

Winter ferry schedule comments due Aug. 26

Ferry service in Lynn Canal between January 4 and March 1 may be limited to stops by the Columbia on its Bellingham, Wash.-Skagway run, according to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 18, 2022

Former motel becomes apartment complex

The Eagle’s Nest Motel is now a 15-unit apartment that the building’s new owner says may help ease a local housing crunch. Businessman Chris Thorg...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 18, 2022

Community Players casting for 'Mama Mia!' musical this week

Director Mark Sebens and the Lynn Canal Community Players are holding auditions for the musical “Mama Mia!”—a production based on the songs...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 18, 2022

Fairbanks entomologist busy as a bee with Chilkat Valley research

A couple armed with bug nets wading through roadside fireweed were searching for bumble bees in the Chilkat Valley last week as part of a research...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 18, 2022

Land grants meeting preps Beach Road owners for disappointment

After a year of research and several geotechnical studies, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR)’s department of Mining, Land, and Water...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 18, 2022

Downed tree causes power outage during First Friday

More than 50-mph wind gusts blew a tree into power lines during First Friday events on Aug. 5, cutting power to Haines and Skagway. “For most of...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 18, 2022

First tournament in 10 years knocks it out of the park

Juneau's Killer Bees prevailed over Haines Packing 20 to 6 in a tiebreaker softball game on Sunday...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 18, 2022

UA reps discuss carbon bank or logging on borough land

Representatives from the University of Alaska Land Management department visited Haines last week to consider how to earn a profit from the 12,000...

 

Samuel Edward Smith

Obituary submitted by Susan Smith. Samuel Edward Smith Jr., age 65, passed away on Saturday, July... Full story

 

If you swam at the pool, I'd know your name

To put a twist on a local phrase: If you swam at the Haines Pool, I’d know your name (well, mostly). The point is that the pool is a great...

 

Softball tourney was a homerun

The Haines Softball League would like to Thank everyone who donated the wonderful prizes for our Six Pack Sam Co-ed Softball Raffle. The raffle and...

 

Let's not repeat past mistakes

The state recently adopted a five-year forest management schedule for the Haines State Forest that’s outdated and out of step with what’s needed...

 

Update on bald eagle in Tlingit Park

In late June, a bald eagle displaying signs of illness was reported to the American Bald Eagle Foundation. With a highly pathogenic strain of avian...

 

Fencing project protects people and bears

The Chilkat Valley Historical Society sincerely appreciates the support of the Rasmuson Foundation. Our Secure Agriculture and Wildlife Project...

 

Thanks for protecting our history

The Haines Sheldon Museum thanks the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) for financial support that helps protect our collections. Museums...

 

Duly Noted

Diane McGowan of Phoenix, Ariz. boosted three local causes when she donated back her winnings in the Haines Little League’s 50-50 raffle. McGowan...

 

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