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Articles from the October 13, 2022 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    October 13, 2022

Glacier Bears girls win state, boys second

Lead runners struggled with illnesses but others on Haines High School cross-country teams surged...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 13, 2022

State re-approves Palmer Project wastewater plan

The Alaska Division of Water again approved Constantine Mining’s wastewater discharge plan for underground mineral exploration at the Palmer...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 13, 2022

Hurricane Ian's effects felt by valley residents

Residents with connections to Florida barrier islands hit hardest by Hurricane Ian say water damage...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 13, 2022

Hunt closes on time with 25 moose reported

Twenty-five moose were harvested by the Oct. 7 closure of the Unit 1D hunt. Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Carl Koch said the hunt was...

 

Local finds giant puffball mushroom

What is 30 lbs, 26 inches around and white all over? Your next meal, or ten meals, or twenty....

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 13, 2022

Are the borough's advisory boards serving their purpose?

It’s a challenging time for the Haines Borough’s advisory boards and commissions. The Solid Waste Working Group disbanded this summer after...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 13, 2022

Assembly votes to forgive swim team rental fees for six months

The Haines Dolphins Swim team is requesting that the borough forgive its pool rental fees this year due to insufficient fundraising to support the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 13, 2022

Overcoming early heat wave, growers find success

A hot and dry spell in June left some local gardeners with subpar lettuce. But on the whole this...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 13, 2022

Election results stand after canvass

Gabe Thomas, Ben Aultman-Moore and Jerry Lapp remain the winners of the 2022 municipal election for borough assembly after the assembly counted 24...

 

Coho derby at midway point, water conditions pose difficulties

Come warm weather or high water, the annual Haines Sportsman’s Association coho salmon derby advances.  Canadian Paul Hearn leads the overall...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 13, 2022

SAIL provides opioid overdose kits

In an effort to reduce and mitigate opioid overdose deaths, Southeast Alaska Independent Living is providing fentanyl test strips and naloxone to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 13, 2022

Freak winds cause damage at Chilkat Lake

A violent windstorm swept across Chilkat Lake on Monday, damaging several cabins and nearly...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 13, 2022

Dock contractor fields questions at town hall

A contractor tasked with renovating the Lutak Dock told residents last week his company’s goal is to restore the dock’s prior use as a...

 

Alaska Reads author to visit library

Fairbanks author and Alaska Reads 2022 author Paul Greci will be at the Haines Public Library at 1 p.m. Sunday, October 16 to discuss his new young...

 

Stevens worked as logger, fisherman

A celebration of life for Mark Stevens was held Sept. 18 at the Haines ANB/ANS Hall. Stevens, 65,... Full story

 

Let's get back to hand-counting ballots

I have a question: Why are we still using voting machines when there is so much distrust in them? I know by writing this letter I might get a visit...

 

"Mamma Mia," what a performance

WOW!  A huge thank you to all who played a part onstage or behind the scenes and set of “Mamma Mia.”  I grew up outside New York City and as a...

 

Grateful for this community

Dear community of Haines, Words cannot express the overwhelming gratitude that I have for this community.  Three weeks ago, I suffered a significant...

 

Big question left unanswered

A big thank you to all who supported my candidacy for borough assembly. The candidate forums and interviews showed much common ground among...

 

Congrats to candidates

Congratulations to Gabe Thomas, Ben Aultman-Moore, and Jerry Lapp on their election to the Assembly. I enjoyed running against them and meeting so...

 

Your support means a lot

I would like to give a big shout out of Thank You to everyone who got out and voted in our local election. Your support means a lot to me and makes...

 

Duly Noted

Twins Helen Belle Hubbard and Clara Lynn Hubbard were born to Anna and Jason Hubbard at 12:00 p.m. Oct. 7 in Pittsburg, Pa. Helen Belle weighed 7...

 

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