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Articles from the September 2, 2021 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 2, 2021

Late Chilkoot River sockeye run causes surprise, nostalgia

Fishermen in Lutak Inlet saw a bumper run of sockeye salmon in the last two weeks of August as more than 24,000 fish passed the weir between Aug. 22...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Juneau hospital answers Haines' call for mental health help

Haines’ mental health care needs aren’t being met, wrote Haines Borough mayor Doug Olerud in an Aug. 18 letter to Juneau’s Bartlett Regional...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 2, 2021

Local lifeguard saves surfer

An experienced California surfer riding the bore tide wave on Turnagain Arm near Anchorage credits...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Chilkoot Indian Association seats two new members after tribal elections

The Chilkoot Indian Association’s council chair and vice chair, Les Katzeek and James Hart, were unseated at last week’s election. The three...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Art students ollie into skate park mural project

Armed with paint brushes, rollers and rolls of tape, Haines High School art students launched a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Haines' COVID-19 case count drops as state numbers escalate

As Alaska eclipsed its record for the number of people hospitalized due to COVID-19, the Haines Borough’s case count dropped to six active...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 2, 2021

Five candidates run for contested school board election

Five candidates for school board are running for four open seats next month. The race is one of the first contested elections for school board in...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Gaps in Haines service persist in published winter ferry schedule

Last week the state published its fall/winter ferry schedule, from Oct. 1 through April. As proposed in the draft schedule released in July, Haines...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 2, 2021

Family wonders if missing relative came to Haines; police say no evidence

The sister of Joseph Clayton, a 48-year-old Oregon man that went missing in Juneau on Aug. 20, thinks that Clayton might have boarded a ferry to...

 

Correction

Last week’s article “Students Return to School with a greater sense of normalcy,” incorrectly reported that the Mat-Su school district...

 

McDonald, local musician, painter dies at 51

Obituary submitted by Travis Kukull. Peter McDonald died Thursday, Aug. 26 in his sleep while...

 

Shout-out to varied perspectives

Here’s my shout-out to the process that led to the very first local public piece that I’m aware of that expresses something other than MSM...

 

Please consider impact of heliski permit

Dear community of Haines. My name is Bruce Bauer, owner of the Funny Farm since 1997. As I have been involved in the heliski industry since its...

 

Huling would be an invaluable asset

We are fortunate to have a young person of Tyler Huling’s caliber running for a seat on the Haines Borough Assembly. Tyler is a lifelong Alaskan...

 

Vote for Debra!

What a nice surprise it was to see that Debra Schnabel was running for assembly. Debra brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the job from...

 

Huling will be a great assembly member

We are so lucky to have someone like Tyler Huling running for the Borough Assembly! I’ve been friends with Tyler since college. Hearing her stories...

 

Duly Noted

Credit Blake Ward with finding Asher Jimenez’s lost mountain bike. Blake was throwing a Frisbee with his girlfriend on the lot in front of the Presb...

 

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