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Articles from the August 20, 2020 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 20, 2020

Six candidates running for four assembly seats with two days left to file

As of Wednesday morning, Cheryl D. Stickler, Jerry Lapp, Carol Tuynman, Helen Alten and Caitie Kirby are the latest candidates to confirm their...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 20, 2020

State to file negligent, reckless driving charges against Nelson

At a hearing in Haines District Court Monday morning, the state’s assistant district attorney Dara Gibson dismissed a case against Paul Nelson for...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    August 20, 2020

Assembly to consider $500 grants to individuals, $1,000 for new businesses

Households with a total income of $70,000 or less may soon be eligible for $500 grants per person. The Haines Borough Assembly’s CARES Act ad hoc...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 20, 2020

Planning commission opposes Front Street project in letter to Army Corps

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted 6-1 to write a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers opposing a permit that would allow Roger Schnabel...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 20, 2020

Klukwan School implements distance learning after tribal vote

Klukwan School won’t have in-person classes after the Chilkat Indian Village council expressed its desire for the village’s school to implement...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    August 20, 2020

Town hall cancellation delays manager hire

Three months after the firing of manager Debra Schnabel, Haines Borough officials have yet to begin the process of hiring a permanent replacement. In...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    August 20, 2020

COVID-19 increases demand for Salvation Army services

The Haines Salvation Army has seen a substantial increase in demand for services across the board...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    August 20, 2020

HEDC will hire locals to process state grant applications

Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) will soon begin processing applications for the AK CARES Grant Program, the state’s nonprofit and...

 

Glacier Bears ready to race

Last year’s high school cross-country season culminated in both the Haines Glacier Bears girls and boys’ teams winning state championships. Many...

 

CARES Act funds CIV household grants

The Chilkat Indian Village (CIV) is using federal CARES Act dollars to fund household grants for year-round Klukwan residents and tribal members who...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    August 20, 2020

Free COVID-19 testing available for in-state travelers

On Aug. 10, the Haines Borough finalized an agreement with Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) to offer free testing for...

 

Why are Alaska's salmon shrinking?

Alaskans who have fished for salmon consistently over the years know it: Alaska's salmon,...

 

Paul Nelson arrested for recklessly endangering police budget

The day after a judge rejected another slew of criminal charges related to Paul Nelson’s first-place half-a-car Fourth of July parade float, police...

 

This week in history

Aug. 17, 1970 To arms for Lynn Canal Players "Pipe-wrappers, to arms!" is the cry sounded by the...

 

Consider Chilkat Center for alternative space

To the CARES Act funding ad hoc committee members: The Chilkat Center for the Arts is a large building with enough comfortable indoor space to hold...

 

The industrialization of Portage Cove

A town’s waterfront reflects planning and zoning and how well a community preserves the qualities that make it special.     In Haines,...

 

Landscape architects extraordinaire

This is a big thank-you from the Library to our volunteers who have worked tirelessly to make your Library beautiful.  We have many volunteers who...

 

The museum is our memory

The board of the Haines Sheldon Museum wants to dissolve the museum’s relationship with the borough and turn it into a membership-driven nonprofit o...

 

Duly Noted

Polly Bryant and Dylan Palmieri were married on Saturday, August 15 at the Valley of the Eagles Golf Course. Eddie Bryant walked his daughter down...

 

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