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Articles from the November 10, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Talks with state include taking over DOT roads

A proposal to widen Lutak Road to accommodate increased tourist traffic could involve transferring three state-owned roads to the borough, according...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 10, 2022

Haines 1 voters favor Peltola, Murkowski, Dunleavy

In the Nov. 8 general election, Haines townsite voters favored Democrat Rep. Mary Peltola, Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and incumbent GOP Gov....

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Injured boaters helped by inReach, volunteers after airboat crash

Haines Volunteer Fire Department volunteers, good samaritans and a satellite communication device combined earlier this fall to rescue a severely...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Assembly approves first step in buyout for Beach Road family

The Haines Borough is moving ahead with the first step in a long process that could result in a federally funded buyout of a Beach Road property...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 10, 2022

DDF hosts first home meet in four years

The Haines High School Drama Debate and Forensics team (DDF) is hosting a regional competition this weekend–the first home meet since 2018. The...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Klukwan, conservation groups appeal mining wastewater decision

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan (CIV) and several conservation groups have appealed a recent state decision to approve a revised wastewater disc...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 10, 2022

Manager to renegotiate MOU with Mosquito Lake center

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to renegotiate an agreement with the Mosquito Lake Community Center following a request from the volunte...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Tourism director to step down

Steven Auch will step down from his position as Haines Borough tourism director next week after three years on the job. Auch marshaled Haines’ touri...

 

Phillips was career soldier, engineer

A memorial was held Oct. 22 at the Haines ANB/ANS Hall for Paul Phillips, a career soldier who also... Full story

 

Dolphins earn best times at meet

The Haines Dolphins Swim Team brought 13 swimmers to Whitehorse last weekend to compete in the Ryan Downing Memorial Swim Meet. The meet honors the...

 

Chapell earns personal best at state

Haines High School swimmer Lucia Chapell notched a personal best time to finish 10th in the state in the 100-yard backstroke at the state...

 
 By Michael York    News    November 10, 2022

Eagle Fest events preview

Thursday Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the foundation will hold bald eagle natural history chats discussing the unique aspects of eagle behavior and...

 

Duly Noted

Etoufee and oyster bars, street-corner bands and the open market were all highlights of a four-day visit to New Orleans last month by Jeanne Beck,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 10, 2022

Harbor committee backs new Lutak Dock concept

The new design concept for the Lutak Dock renovation project received unanimous support from the Port and Harbor Advisory Committee last week....

 

The election merry-go-round is tiresome

I’ve been on this planet for a while and have voted in the last 13 presidential elections and countless state and local elections. The one constant...

 

Volunteers keep community center going

The first big snowstorm announced that winter has arrived! Big shout out to Paul Rogers, not only for his dedicated service on the assembly, but also...

 

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