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Articles from the October 29, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Halloween is a go this year with some COVID-19 mitigations

This year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many in Haines are still gearing up for Halloween,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 29, 2020

Fire destroys garage, family business

A garage fire at the end of Highland Drive destroyed two small business and a freezer filled with a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 29, 2020

Borough, Fish and Game reach impasse over bear issues

The Haines Borough is asking residents to report the cost of property damage from bears. The request comes not in an effort to compensate residents...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 29, 2020

Chum runs dwindle up drainage and across the state

This year’s chum salmon return to the Chilkat River drainage was a record low, with much of the state also experiencing dismal returns of both wild...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Testing recommendation remains in 4-2 vote

A proposed revision to the resolution recommending travelers either test or quarantine when they enter the Haines Borough highlighted differing views...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Assembly ends heliski map committee work

The assembly voted down the heliski map committee’s request to continue work for another year. At a meeting earlier this month, the map committee vo...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Second round of "Shop Local and Save" to begin Nov. 20

Another round of the CARES Act-funded “Shop Local and Save” program is on the way. Earlier this month, the Haines Chamber of Commerce and Haines...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Bear break-ins reveal limits of insurance plans

Earlier this month, a bear broke into Anna Hubbard's car which was parked in her carport and had...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

The earliest the border could open is Nov. 21

The pandemic-induced U.S.-Canada border closure has been extended another month, until Nov. 21, at least. The border has been closed to non-essential...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Unemployment numbers suggest shrinking workforce

While the number of Haines Borough unemployment insurance claims fell from 213 to 149 between August and September, the unemployment rate for the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 29, 2020

Alternative voting options available this November

With the Nov. 3 election less than a week away, as of Wednesday afternoon, 286 people in the Chilkat Valley had already voted at the borough...

 

Arts Outlook

Local artist's work chosen for Anchorage exhibit Katie Craney is among the artists featured in the...

 

Correction

The caption under the photo on page 3 in last week’s paper reported that the American Legion Lynn Canal Post #12 gave two awards on Oct. 21...

 

Keep kindness in mind

Friends and neighbors, I find it very appropriate that World Kindness Day will fall ten days after our Election Day. I’m sure you will agree that...

 

Thanks to the Haines Fire Department

Late Saturday night my family’s garage caught on fire and we watched in horror as it very quickly started to burn down a huge part of our...

 

Stop being afraid

COVID-19 has been with us for one year come December and we have an excellent proving ground in Haines, being significantly isolated from the rest of...

 

Duly Noted

William Wilder Tarleton came swiftly into the world on Oct. 23 at 11:40 p.m. weighing 8 lbs, 11oz. He was delivered by two nurses and his father Zach...

 

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