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Articles from the October 4, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Prisciandaro wins assembly seat, Rogers leads Maidy by three votes; 50 left to count

Voters Tuesday chose William Prisciandaro to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly; a second seat,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

September marks driest month on record

Haines’ September was the driest month on record—depending on where the data was recorded. Using data from the airport weather station, NOAA...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

When does the king run get too small to sustain?

For six of the past seven years, king salmon returns to the Chilkat River have failed to meet the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s minimum...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Marine Highway System proposes changes to Upper Lynn Canal service

The plan to run two Alaska Class Ferry day boats, the M/V Tazlina and M/V Hubbard, in the Upper Lynn Canal might get scrapped as the Alaska Marine Hig... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 4, 2018

Physical therapist gets book deal

Declining a chair to sit in, Marnie Hartman relaxes into a squat position on the floor to talk...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 4, 2018

HEDC to lead timber sale interface with UA

University of Alaska’s communications specialist, Morgan Howard, has pulled back from interfacing with the Haines community on the timber sale in a... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 4, 2018

Pot tax still undecided

Last Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly referred the excise tax on marijuana cultivation facilities back to the finance committee for the second...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 4, 2018

Glacier Bears reflect on a close-knit team

Haines Glacier Bears cross country runners Siyel George and Kirby Faverty placed first and third respectively in the 2A schools division at the state...

 

Committee discusses fate of public safety building

The fate of the 1977 public safety building remains to be seen. Does the borough move it, modernize it, or, as Government Affairs and Services...

 

Tourism volunteers rock

A big thank you to our tourism volunteers. You guys rock! Our 2018 volunteers were: Tom Jenkins, Carol Duis, Michael Marks, Jan Hill, Deborah Gravel,...

 

Palmer project helps student pay for school

I would like to thank the Constantine Palmer Project for the incredible opportunities they have given me over the last six years. This year, they...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident Brietta Leader visited Haines to lead a five day workshop for her creative dance program WildCore, which was held at the yoga studio...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, September 25 A message was relayed to DOT regarding school zone lights. A 20-day protective order was served on a 43-year-old male in...

 

The Sinking of the Princess Sophia

The original play, written by Michael Stark, Sue Waterhouse and Mark Sebens, was performed last...

 

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