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Articles from the October 21, 2021 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    October 21, 2021

Potential FEMA funding delayed

The Haines Borough won’t be eligible to apply this year for millions of federal disaster mitigation dollars that could help compensate Beach Road...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 21, 2021

Haines officials to tackle housing issues

Haines resident James Casper Donaldson, 66, has been living outside for more than two months. Even though he receives monthly payments as a senior...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 21, 2021

Brown bear hunt closes early for the first time in hunt's history

Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist Carl Koch closed the Unit 1D brown bear hunt on Thursday after six bears were taken, the first...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 21, 2021

Winter could be colder, snowier than usual

Winter is coming, and climate researchers say there’s an 87% chance that there will be La Niña conditions across the northern hemisphere between...

 

EOC reports no active COVID-19 cases

There were no reported active cases of COVID-19 in Haines as of Tuesday evening, according to the borough’s emergency operations center. “We have...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 21, 2021

Commerce committee considers break from grocery sales tax

The Haines Borough Commerce Committee is considering a temporary tax exemption on groceries in Haines. While the committee still needs to iron out...

 

Haines competes in first volleyball tournament since fall 2019

The volleyball team competed in their first tournament since 2019 last weekend in Juneau. “This was the first tournament we’ve had since COVID...

 

Swim team sets seven personal bests at Juneau meet

Haines Dolphins swimmers set seven personal records at last weekend’s meet in Juneau. On the first day, freshman Camelia Bell shaved 1.08 seconds...

 

Lutak cell tower to be moved near ferry terminal

The company building the wireless, 5G-communication tower that will provide cell-phone service to the Lutak area and the ferry terminal is seeking a...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    October 21, 2021

Hartman co-authors a timely, helpful read about pain, yoga and life

If there is one thing that it is safe to say everyone has experienced, it’s pain. The twist of an ankle. A sore back. Carpenter elbow and...

 

Moose hunt ends with 14 harvested

This year’s moose hunt ended with 14 reported bull moose harvested, the lowest since 2008, and the first year the season was extended beyond Sept....

 
 By Blythe Carter    News    October 21, 2021

Winterize your fruit trees to minimize damage from seasonal weather

Fruit trees in our climate can be damaged during the winter months.  Here are some ways to protect your investment. Staking & Tying: Strong winds...

 

Corrections

An Oct. 14 story titled “Haines teachers among lowest paid in the state” incorrectly reported that retired teacher Patty Brown was the union...

 

Armour, adventurer and painter, dies at 94

Agnes Theresa Armour died on her birthday, Saturday, Oct. 16 at the age of 94 after complications from a stroke. As her health declined, she moved to...

 

To all those who helped me

I thank everybody (and there were many) who helped me in my recent bout with Covid. From our great SEARHC Clinic to the Coast Guard crew who flew me...

 

Duly Noted

Cadet and trumpeter Haley Boron has earned a spot in the U.S. Air Force Academy Drum and Bugle Corps. Known as the “Flight of Sound,” the band...

 

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