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Articles from the October 7, 2021 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    October 7, 2021

Huling, Schnabel elected to assembly

Tyler Huling and Debra Schnabel won the election for Haines Borough Assembly, according to...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 7, 2021

Klukwan School braces for budget cuts due to low enrollment

Low enrollment is threatening state funding for Klukwan School and stressing an already strained relationship between Chatham School District...


Cross Country teams win another region title

The girls and boys cross country teams won the regional meet in Ketchikan on Oct. 2-marking the win...

 By Max Graham    News    October 7, 2021

New and improved? Some residents wonder about changes at Chilkoot

Three months after the Chilkoot River corridor improvement project finished, some Haines residents...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 7, 2021

Moose harvest remains low as hunters can't find legal bulls

As of Wednesday, only 13 moose had been reported harvested with the hunt scheduled to close the following day, Thursday, Oct. 7. “It is low,...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 7, 2021

La Loft ownership changes hands

Jeanne Beck is back working at the LAB building, but this time she's the boss. Beck bought La Loft,...

 By Max Graham    News    October 7, 2021

Haines pays lion's share of school bond debt as state funding falters

Over the last five years, the Haines Borough has spent $1.5 million more than it would have if the state hadn’t cut back on school bond debt...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 7, 2021

Haines School raises pay to attract subs

The Haines Borough School District Board voted to increase substitute teacher pay to $18 per hour at its Tuesday meeting after the school has found...

 By Max Graham    News    October 7, 2021

Growing season yields mixed success

"They're beautiful. They're fat," Scott Hansen said, describing not bears full of salmon but the...

 By Max Graham    COVID-19    October 7, 2021

COVID-19 booster shots available for eligible residents

SEARHC is now administering COVID-19 booster shots for Chilkat Valley residents 18 or older who received their second shot of the Pfizer vaccine more... Full story

 By Max Graham    News    October 7, 2021

Kreitzer begins as borough manager

Annette Kreitzer began her tenure as Haines Borough manager on Friday. She took over from borough...

 By Max Graham    News    October 7, 2021

Fermenting tips fizz at virtual training

Seven local fermenters presented on a panoply of strange but supposedly delicious concoctions at a virtual event on Thursday. Demonstrating with...



A story in the Sept. 30 edition titled “Salmon abound at Chilkoot, but Chilkat sockeye numbers stay low” incorrectly stated that “the final...


Soaring with Eagles

Generous Jake, former longtime resident, was well known and loved for his kindness and time for... Full story


Vaccination is the smart thing to do

I recently returned from a trip to the lower 48 where I contracted the coronavirus. Naturally I was vaccinated before I left, so my symptoms...


Haines should focus on the moon

Okay folks, we’re  going to have a chat about history. Which might seem like a strange subject for a folklorist, but we dabble. Folklorists...


Duly Noted

About 75 residents, including Haines Borough School Board members, turned out Tuesday for the unveiling and dedication of the Skate Park art project,...


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