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Articles from the September 8, 2022 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 8, 2022

SEARHC nurses help deliver baby at clinic

Jackie St. Clair was serendipitously surrounded by a team of doctors and nurses with a background in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 8, 2022

Haines Glacier Bears host cross country meet at home

Glacier Bear runners notched strong performances against larger schools Juneau-Douglas and Thunder...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 8, 2022

Fairbanks murder suspect apprehended at border

A 21-year-old man suspected of killing a 75-year-old woman in Fairbanks was apprehended Sunday by U.S. border agents at Dalton Cache, the border...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 8, 2022

Federal land soon to open for Vietnam-era Alaska Native veterans

For 50 years, about 2,000 Alaska Native military veterans have been without 160-acre land allotments that many other Alaska Natives obtained during...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 8, 2022

State projects slight, steady population decline over next 30 years

The state estimates that the Haines Borough’s population grew by about 100 people last decade, but a new report predicts a steady decline over the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 8, 2022

Visitor dies in motorcycle crash

A woman died after crashing her motorcycle along 2-Mile Haines Highway while traveling toward town on Saturday, Sept. 3. The woman was accompanied by...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 8, 2022

Resident saves child on airplane using Heimlich maneuver

Jerry Fredrickson of Haines has maintained his CPR/First Aid card since he was 15. In high school...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 8, 2022

Coho contest to start next Thursday

It’s about to be coho season: time to win some cash. Haines’ annual coho salmon derby will kick off next Thursday, running through Oct. 29. Those...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 8, 2022

Baker, tour operator finalists for grant

Local baker Rebecca Kameika dreams of opening a tapas, wine and dessert bar in town. Joe Osterling wants to promote sustainable tourism with outdoor...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 8, 2022

Three new teachers join Haines School staff this year

Three new teachers are working at Haines School this year, two new to town who teach science and mat...

 

Persistent bear hacks bearproof dumpsters

Laypeople and experts alike have noticed that bear activity is ramping up after a relatively calm summer. Late last month, a bear got into a storage...

 

GASC reviews four nonprofit apps

The Haines Government Affairs and Services Committee (GASC) recommended the assembly approve four nonprofits’ applications for funding at its...

 

Alaska mariculture effort wins $49 million federal grant

A statewide coalition of fisheries and economic development organizations, led by the Southeast Conference, has won a $49 million federal grant to...

 

Alaskattrition

Anyone paying attention will have noticed a general decline in Alaskan’s quality of life since Mike Dunleavy took office. Funding for education has...

 

Hello from Mary, Mom, Baba, Mommers

I would like to thank you all for your well wishes, smile bringers (candy, pins, reminders of Haines), and funny comments. You are all right, I do...

 

We're at a crossroads

Haines/Deishu/Chilkat Valley is at a crossroads. The upcoming borough assembly election may be the most important one we have ever had. Will we have a...

 

Vote for Eric Holle

The Haines Borough now has assembly members addressing capital improvements, affordable housing, tax reform, comprehensive planning and other...

 

Aultman-Moore gets my vote

I write to encourage you to vote for Ben Aultman-Moore for Borough Assembly on Oct. 4, 2022.   Ben came to work for me when he first got to town,...

 

I support Bill Jurewitz for assembly

We have known Bill for approximately four years. During that time, we have found him to be a very engaging, warm, intelligent person who is both...

 

Vote for Ben

Fall time and election season are upon us here in Haines. It is time once again for us to be mindful as we choose who will represent us and steer the...

 

Thanks for supporting SAIL

Thank you to this amazing community for your support of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) and some of our community’s most vulnerable...

 

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