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Articles from the September 15, 2022 edition

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Vote to contract Turnagain for dock project delayed

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to schedule a special meeting to discuss the approval of a contract with Turnagain Marine after...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 15, 2022

State vacates approval of Palmer Project wastewater plan

More than three months after the state’s division of water approved plans for a revised wastewater discharge system at the Palmer Project, the...

 

Moose hunt opens Sept. 15

The Unit 1D moose hunt opened Thursday, Sept. 15 and the hunt manager said there’s likely plenty of moose available to hunt—a good sign as last...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 15, 2022

CIA to pursue Native arts, Tlingit language in Fort's hospital building

Chilkoot Indian Association administrator Harriet Brouillette laid out a vision for tribal managemen...

 

Biologist encourages residents to lock car doors after bear break-ins

A wildlife biologist is encouraging residents to lock their vehicle doors after myriad reports of a bear opening car doors. “In the last five days...

 

Contemporary dance company to perform at Chilkat Center

A nationally renowned contemporary dance company will perform on the Chilkat Center stage on Friday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. Eisenhower Dance Detroit,...

 

Police charge suspect in 2017 clinic break-in

A DNA match enabled Haines Police to identify a Juneau man in connection with the March 2017 break in at the Haines Health Center where prescription...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 15, 2022

Ferry schedule released with month-long gap

Haines won’t see a ferry between Jan. 7 and Feb. 4 unless the state adds sailings to the winter schedule it published Wednesday. And only one ferry...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 15, 2022

Glacier Bears split efforts at meets in Palmer and Petersburg

The Davis brothers – senior Luke and freshman J.C. – led the Glacier Bears men at cross-country...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 15, 2022

KHNS ups pay, cuts daily deadline to attract reporters

Haines’ only radio station has upped its pay and cut back on deadlines in an effort to fill a reporter position that’s been vacant since May. For...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 15, 2022

Without assistant principal, school district distributes duties among staff

The unanticipated resignation of Haines School’s assistant principal last month has led the school district to distribute duties among existing...

 

An interview with Senator Lisa Murkowski

CVN reporter Max Graham and KHNS reporter Brandon Wilks interviewed U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski...

 

Tax exemption for Hilltop subdivision receives early support

Haines Borough Assembly members expressed support to approve Roger Schnabel’s Highland Estate’s request for a 10-year property tax exemption for...

 

Ferry system will stop charging more when ships are full

Three years after adopting a pricing plan that adds a surcharge for passenger, vehicle and stateroom fares on popular sailings, the Alaska Marine...

 

Vote for Gabe Thomas

I encourage everyone, especially other Seniors, to vote for Gabe Thomas. We all know that Gabe supports jobs and affordable housing for all,...

 

Jones is a well-rounded candidate

Kathy and I support Margarette Jones for the Haines Borough Assembly because she grew up in Haines, graduated from college with a degree in political...

 

Take responsibility for your dogs

My plea is that dog owners be more aware of responsibility for their dogs, please. Two main areas of concern: dogs at the Farmer's Market (gladly,...

 

Please don't steal our speed limit sign

Recently the speed limit on Front Street changed from 25 mph to 20 mph. This change corrects the previously mismatched directional speeds. Now, from...

 

Duly Noted

Haines court clerk Caitie Rothbart will be moving to Juneau to serve as clerk of courts for Juneau Superior Court. Caitie has lived in Haines six...

 

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