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Articles from the October 28, 2021 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    October 28, 2021

Assembly introduces law to axe heliski permit cap for a year

The Haines Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance on Tuesday that would remove the cap on heliski operators in the borough for only one year. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 28, 2021

Chatham school board discusses Klukwan's future as enrollment drops

The Chatham School Board met Tuesday evening to discuss the future of Klukwan School after its enrollment fell below 10 by the October count...

 

Shop Local program to return in November

The byHaines Shop Local and Save program, a voucher incentive geared to increase spending at local businesses, will return for its second year on...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 28, 2021

Mud Bay residents submit petition to assembly to ban commercial events

Mud Bay residents submitted a petition to the Haines Borough Assembly requesting a code change to prohibit commercial events in the Mud Bay Rural...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 28, 2021

Community foundation distributes annual grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation distributed nearly $32,000 in grants to local nonprofits during its annual 2021 CVCF grant awards ceremony...

 

Plane crashes upon takeoff in Juneau, headed to Skagway, not Haines

An Alaska Seaplanes Grand Caravan headed to Skagway on Friday morning crashed at the Juneau airport immediately after takeoff. Early reports said the...

 

Glacier Bears win first volleyball game of the season

The Haines volleyball team defeated the Petersburg Vikings in five games at a Metlakatla tournament on Saturday, the Glacier Bears’ first win of...

 

Haines wrestling team competes at first tournament of the season

Sophomore wrestler Jackson Long unofficially placed first in the 189-pound weight class Saturday at a Petersburg tournament. The competition was a...

 

Arts Outlook

Arts Council resumes performances The Haines Arts Council is hosting a concert at the Chilkat Center after nearly two years of pandemic-caused...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 28, 2021

New assembly members sworn in

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously on Tuesday to amend the fiscal year 2022 budget by...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 28, 2021

Junk cars pile up as borough seeks disposal site

Haines Borough code prohibits residents from keeping more than two unregistered vehicles on their property, yet hundreds of unusable, discarded cars a...

 

Correction

Last week’s article “Brown bear hunt closes early for the first time in hunt’s history” incorrectly reported that an average of 20 brown...

 

Editor's Note

I’d like to add a caveat to Keri Eggleston’s letter to the editor this week. While I agree that parents should consider some of the facts she...

 

Armour, adventurer and painter, dies at 94

Agnes Theresa Armour died on her birthday, Saturday, Oct. 16 at the age of 94 after complications... Full story

 

Republicans got Trumped

Does anyone else remember when the GOP referred to themselves as “The family values party?” How about “The law and order party?” Or even...

 

Thank you to highway construction workers

We’d like to give a shout out to the women and men working the Haines Highway reconstruction project. As highway people, we’ve traversed the path...

 

Goodbye old fishnets!

After a full summer of work at the Haines Recycling Center, HFR’s backlog of fish nets is now recycling-compliant, baled, and ready to ship. This...

 

Thank you for warm welcome to Haines

Time to turn away from the computer and to say thank you for such a warm welcome to Haines.  Many people have offered advice, questioned me about my...

 

Dear fellow parents

Given the recent emergency use authorization of the COVID-19 injections for 5-11 year-old children, here are some things to consider: -According to...

 

Duly Noted

Travis Russell and Dacotah Smith were married near the shores of Whitefish Lake in Whitefish, Mont. on Oct. 17 by Ron Horn, former pastor of Haines...

 

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