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Articles from the September 9, 2021 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 9, 2021

'Operation Deishu Dawn' deploys veterans to assist in December disaster response

While many celebrated Labor Day relaxing, a group of U.S. military veterans cleared brush and... Full story

 

At least 20 students sent home as close contacts

About 20 Haines School students are out of school quarantining as close contacts because of the continued community spread of coronavirus in town....

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 9, 2021

Kings make escapement

For the third year in a row the Chilkat River’s king salmon run has met the state’s escapement goal, according to preliminary estimates.  Between... Full story

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 9, 2021

$1.4 million in health funds eludes Haines

In December the state promised to divert $1.4 million in federal coronavirus aid to help Haines respond to the pandemic and aftermath of the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 9, 2021

Klukwan shareholders get cash for COVID-19 vaccines

Klukwan, Inc. shareholders are eligible to receive $225 each for showing proof of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Village corporation president...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 9, 2021

Conservation groups file securities complaint about Constantine

Three environmental advocacy organizations filed a complaint on Aug. 27 with Canadian securities regulators alleging that Constantine Metal Resources...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 9, 2021

Coho derby kicks off next Wednesday

Anglers can begin casting in Haines’ annual coho salmon derby next Wednesday. The contest, hosted by the Haines Sportsman’s Association, will run...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 9, 2021

New vice principal enjoys theater, learning to like rain

Ohio native Rhonda Newman, the new vice principal of Haines School, and her basset hound Slinky are settling into Haines, and still getting...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 9, 2021

Got food (scraps)? There's a new composter in town

Haines’ time without community composting didn’t last long. Cindy Zuluaga Jimenez of Spruce & Birch Acres, a small poultry and flower farm on...

 

Rooney loved outdoors, life of charity

Michael Rooney, 88, passed away in his home of natural causes with his family in attendance on... Full story

 

Do we care about basic safety concerns?

So last spring I’m driving down Young Road when I notice that the stop sign at Oslund and Young Road is lying in the ditch. Fast forward a month and...

 

Powerless

I’m not into reading much the last week or so; although I do check in on some stuff. I’ve recognized I’m powerless and that exerting my own...

 

Josephson created a toxic environment

Your vote will shape the future of Haines. In her last term on the assembly, Brenda Josephson created turmoil, stress and pain to working families,...

 

Schnabel will be good for town

I think a vote for Debra Schnabel for the Haines Borough Assembly will be good for our community because: She cares about Haines. She pays...

 

Proud to vote for Huling

I have worked side-by-side with Tyler Huling and can say for certain that she is thorough, diligent, methodical, trustworthy, and energetic. These...

 

Huling's local love is contagious

When I arrived in Haines in October 2020, Tyler was one of the first people within my age group that I connected with. The very first thing I noticed...

 

Does a Satanic tower belong here?

I wish to address the roadside tower at 39 Mile.  It is a sinister structure symbolizing the Illuminati Order.  The Illuminati is a Masonic secret s...

 

We need a sustainable fishery for all

In reading the very informative article this week on sockeye escapement and how it’s determined, I was enlightened and confused. I am very happy...

 

Think of others before dumping trash

Please, whoever you are, do not leave garbage at the Recycling Center on Small Tracts.  When you leave garbage, we either have to pay our staff or...

 

Fear leads down a bad road

We have become lazy and letting our government do our thinking, and by doing that we have become afraid of our own shadow. Fear controls us. Whatever...

 

Golf tourney a success

The local Cancer Fund Golf Tournament managed by the Uglys was a great success. A special thanks to the players and people stopping by with donations...

 

Invest in bakers, vote for pie

Wow, a lot has happened since my last letter! Large, sweeping historical change and processes—such as pandemics—have ways of making themselves...

 

Duly Noted

Haines High grad Kirby Faverty, 19, has won the Mark Robb Award at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo. The award recognizes a student...

 

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