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Articles from the November 4, 2021 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    November 4, 2021

With Excursion Inlet shut, more boats sell to Haines Packing

Despite relatively low salmon harvest numbers in the Lynn Canal this season, Haines Packing Company processed 2.5 million pounds of salmon—the most...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 4, 2021

State doctors to hold vaccine information session on Monday

State medical experts are hosting a virtual vaccination info session and Q&A for Haines residents on Monday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Three state...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 4, 2021

Geotechnical firm wraps up landslide field work

Landslide Technology, an Oregon-based geotechnical firm, finished its subsurface field work in the Beach Road landslide area last week. Crews drilled...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 4, 2021

Ole Taug takes home top derby prize amid strong coho run

Ole Taug took home the biggest fish with his 13.6-pound coho and the $1,450 first-place prize during this year’s Haines Sportsman’s Association...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 4, 2021

Local author recounts Alaska baseball craze

A team of black soldiers from Fort Seward played against a White Pass railroad crew in one of the ea...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 4, 2021

Businesses await Nov. 8 border reopening

After more than 18 months without Canadian visitors, Haines could see an influx of RV traffic and coho fishermen next week. The U.S.-Canada border...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 4, 2021

TAB backs draft heliski ordinance

The Haines Borough Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) voted 4-1 on Oct. 28 to support the borough assembly’s proposed ordinance removing a limit on...

 

Dolphins compete at regionals, Chapell qualifies for state

Freshman Lucia Chapell placed first in the 100-yard butterfly at regionals to qualify for state. Chapell said she was on the edge lane for the race,...

 

Haines hosts wrestling meet

Eight Haines athletes competed at the wrestling meet in Haines this weekend. Juneau and Petersburg...

 

Application period for electric fence grants open until April

The Chilkat Valley Historical Society (CVHS) has awarded $2,100 in grants to five applicants so far in an effort to promote electric fence use in the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 4, 2021

Professor to include Haines in Alaska climate change book

A University of Delaware professor and United Nations International Resource Panel member is writing a book focusing on Alaska’s response to...

 

Corrections

Last week’s article “Community foundation distributes annual grants” incorrectly reported that Southeast Alaska Independent Living received...

 

David Land, fisherman and family man dies at 77

At Saturday's memorial service for David Land, 77, the ANB Hall was full to the standing room.... Full story

 

More unnecessary ursine killings

I was deeply saddened to learn that a adolescent bear was killed on the beach at Chilkat State Park in mid-October.  The headless carcass was found...

 

The Mud Bay petition is hypocritical

In regards to the proposal limiting commercial events, even “cultural events” in Mud Bay, the sponsors claim they went door to door. No one asked...

 

You've got a nice town

My friends and I just spent 10 days in Haines. How could everyone we met, drove by, or just plain saw, be so nice? My friend Rick and I already knew...

 

Free enterprise has consequences

After the Mayor at the last Borough Assembly Meeting on Oct. 26 introduced Ordinance 21-10-598 to remove the limit on the number of heliski permits,...

 

Vaccine skepticism is warranted

My point of view about Covid is in-synch with Keri Eggleston’s letter (CVN Oct. 28). I felt all right about Kyle Clayton’s disclaimer from the...

 

Duly Noted

Shawna Hotch of Klukwan is credited with helping inspire an investigation into deaths of Native students at Chemawa Indian School in Salem, Ore. An...

 

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