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Articles from the October 22, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Police kill brown bear believed responsible for vehicle damage

Two brown bears were killed in Haines last week, bringing the total killed outside hunting season in management unit 1D this year to 26. One bear was...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

290 people receive flu shots at free clinic

This year, for the first time, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is offering free...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020

School gets through first quarter with no reported COVID cases, closures

Haines Borough School District students, teachers and staff have made it through the first quarter without having to close while maintaining...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Heliski map committee asks for another year to address concerns

Another contentious meeting of the heliski map committee ended with a recommendation to the borough manager that members be allowed to continue commit...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020

Glacier Bards get top finishes at first virtual meet

The Haines Glacier Bards performed in its first drama, debate and forensics virtual meet of the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Voters decide to draw $450,000 from permanent fund, assembly surprised

On Oct. 6, Haines Borough voters surprised many assembly members by approving a one-time, $450,000 draw from the borough’s permanent fund principal...

 

Early voting begins in Haines

Early voting for the Nov. 3 election has begun. Tuesday, the first day for early voting in Haines, was busy with 77 residents stopping by the borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020

Pool to open soon with pandemic protocols

The Haines Borough swimming pool has a new manager and should open soon and borough staff and the Haines Dolphins Swim Team organizers are still...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020

Shop local organizers to push for another round for holidays

Residents spent more than $60,000 in 13 days in response to the byHaines “Shop Local and Save” program—and organizers say they want to promote...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

U.S. Army disposes of two grenades found within the Haines Borough

On Oct. 8, the U.S. Army disposed of two grenades found in the Haines Borough. One was in Alaska Wildlife Trooper possession and the other was turned...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Bettisworth North will do conceptual design for new public safety building

The Haines Borough has selected Alaska-based architecture firm Bettisworth North, the same firm that worked on Skagway’s public safety building and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Ballot measure 2 aims to change state level voting

If passed, the Alaskans for Better Elections Initiative, measure two on the November ballot, will change the way elections are conducted at the state...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020

Census counting ends Oct. 15

The saga of the 2020 U.S. Census appears to have finally come to an end. This year, responding to the census was complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic...

 

Artifact Spotlight

The Haines Sheldon Museum's latest artifact. The 29-inch wide and 3.5-inch thick life ring was...

 

Autumn one-pan soup

I just returned to Haines after a one-month hiatus with my family in Seattle. I've been quarantining...

 

Did the bear shooting conform to the law?

As an ardent hunter born in Alaska, I sat up straight in reading the headline in last week’s paper about the police chief trying to take out a...

 

Freedom requires responsibility toward others

Freedom does not include the freedom to get someone else sick. It does not include the freedom to refuse to wear a mask in the grocery store, sneeze...

 

KHNS celebrates 40 years of community radio

Lynn Canal Broadcasting and KHNS celebrated 40 years of serving the Upper Lynn Canal last week with our annual membership meeting. On behalf of the...

 

Vote yes on 1 and 2

The trauma of politics statewide and nationally has both sides and the middle fearing that every time somebody else is elected, the winners will take...

 

Thanks for your confidence

I would like to thank everyone who got out and voted in our local election. Thank you for your confidence in me. I will work hard to make our...

 

Duly Noted

Orson Michael Carter was born on Oct. 6 to parents Mike and Lori Carter. Orson weighed 8 pounds and 6.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. He joins big...

 

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