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Articles from the August 29, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Prisciandaro resigns; but only two assembly seats up for election

This week, Diana Lapham revoked her candidacy for a seat on the Haines Borough Assembly, and assembly member Will Prisciandaro resigned, opening up a...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    August 29, 2019

Who owns Haines' trails?

Hiking trails around Haines have been used recreationally for decades. But now, the legality of their use has been called into question. On Monday,...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    August 29, 2019

Valley gardens feel the heat

No snow peas, a three-weeks-early harvest and a rare cantaloupe are some of the effects that Haines gardeners are seeing from the hot, dry summer....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Haines Brewing combats salty beer

When Paul Wheeler of Haines Brewing Company heard that the borough was reaching record-low levels...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 29, 2019

Adventurous deckhand climbs floating tree

Fishermen come up with myriad activities to buck their boredom on a slow day at sea, but a deckhand...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    August 29, 2019

Gelato sweetens dessert scene

While buying gelato-making equipment, Keith Mahler worried that Haines residents wouldn’t be interested in what his new business, Chilkat Valley...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Borough reups police chief's contract

On Tuesday, police chief Heath Scott signed a re-negotiated contract with the borough, and declined an offer from Wrangell, in exchange for a $10,000...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Haines Hospice volunteerism down

Volunteerism for Hospice of Haines is dwindling. The group that provides care and support for critically or chronically ill patients and their...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Chilkoot sockeye count highest on record

Record numbers of sockeye salmon have passed through the Chilkoot River weir this season, surprising biologists and delighting local fishermen. As of...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Assembly ups harbor project scope

Last week, the Haines Borough Assembly passed a resolution, 4-2, expanding the harbor boat launch improvement project scope to total $5.8 million,...

 

Glacier Bears head to Juneau for season's first cross country meet

Good news, sports fans, the 2019-2020 Alaskan high school sports season is upon us. The Haines Glacier Bears cross-country team is ready to get...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Tariffs stall timber sale indefinitely

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on U.S. exports to China are apparently to blame for an indefinitely stalled timber sale in the Haines Borough....

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    August 29, 2019

Senior athletes medal in Fairbanks

Haines seniors weren’t showing their age at the Alaska International Senior Games earlier this month. Marian Carlson, her husband John Carlson and...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    August 29, 2019

Harris Air to shutdown

Haines will soon be down to only one airline again. After a year and a half of service, Harris Air Services’ last flight out of Haines is scheduled...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Area-wide policing fails, assembly misses deadline

The proposition to allow police services boroughwide will not appear on the October ballot, after the assembly failed to vote on the ordinance in...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    August 29, 2019

Residents push for borough-owned golf course

A group of Haines residents is pushing for the borough to take ownership of the Valley of the Eagles Golf Links and lease it to a nonprofit in order...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    August 29, 2019

Arts Outlook

James Corner Field Operations to visit Haines September’s First Friday will feature special guests: representatives from James Corner Field...

 

Friends thank AML for storage van donation

Haines Friends of Recycling thanks Alaska Marine Lines for generously donating a storage van to benefit our growing fish net recycling program....

 

Donations will help increase growing space

On behalf of the Takshanuk Watershed Council, I send so much thanks and gratitude to the Haines community. Your generosity and support towards the Sta...

 

Good work costs money

The reason for leaving the recycling center is because the board said they would pay no more than 30 hours a week. I countered that increased volume...

 

Instead of owning up, they placed blame

I was happy to see that Coeur agreed to pay fines for the litany of violations from their environmental mismanagement at the Kensington mine. I had...

 

Duly Noted

Renae Miner and Ryan Olsen were married in an intimate ceremony in the Redwoods State Park near Orick, California. The reception was held at the Gold...

 

This week in history

Aug. 25, 1969 The “pole of all our people in Alaska” was dedicated here last Saturday in a colorful ceremony attended by State officials, local...

 

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