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Articles from the November 15, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 15, 2018

Committee discusses creating natural resource ordinance

The government affairs and services committee discussed on Nov. 6 the creation of an ordinance that would address broader impacts of resource...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 15, 2018

Board addresses Eagle Fest decline

The Tourism Advisory Board discussed partnering with the American Bald Eagle Foundation to bolster t... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 15, 2018

New owner purchases Main Street bookstore

The Babbling Book and the Dragon’s Nook bookstore on Main Street is changing ownership and names for the second time in the less than two years. Jo...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 15, 2018

Ferry system maintenance delays cause December service gaps

The Alaska Marine Highway System’s December ferry schedule has a lot of blank spots as vessel repairs have caused system-wide delays. The LeConte...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 15, 2018

Boards say fish tax should go to harbors

Two borough advisory boards have recommended to the assembly that the raw fish tax revenue go directly into the harbor enterprise fund instead of the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 15, 2018

Sun brightens scenic eagle release

Backdropped by eager spectators with super zoom lenses and the Jilkaat Kwaan dancers donned in clan...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 15, 2018

Borough seeks legal counsel on trooper issue

Borough manager Debra Schnabel met with borough attorney Brooks Chandler on Tuesday in Anchorage to draft a response to Alaska State Troopers on...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 15, 2018

Upper valley election results counted

Election results from the upper valley are in after a technological mishap prevented the votes from being counted last Tuesday. The governor’s race...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 15, 2018

Community Education director launches 'Walk Fit' fitness challenge

In a nod to Diabetes Awareness Month, a new community program in Haines challenges residents to do one thing: walk. Beginning on Nov. 18, individuals...

 

Bird counters needed for annual Audubon tallies

National Audubon Society volunteer Pam Randles is looking for 30 volunteers to count birds this December. The Audubon Society uses volunteer-derived d...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 15, 2018

Glacier Bears head to regionals in Metlakatla

After a send-off pep rally from the Haines High School, the Glacier Bears varsity volleyball team heads to the Southeast regional championship in...

 

Three cheers for Harvest Party help

The Haines Cheer and Stunt team would like to thank all those involved in helping make this year’s Halloween Harvest Party a successful and fun...

 

A new year begins with heartfelt thanks

Dear Editor: Please convey to your readers my heartfelt thanks for the wonderful birthday party given for me on Sunday, Nov. 11th at the Senior...

 

Thanks to all the first responders

I want to express my appreciation to all the individuals, volunteers and professionals who came to the aid of my daughter and I after our traumatic...

 

Thanks for supporting Wild & Scenic

On behalf of Southeast Alaska State Fair and the Takshanuk Watershed Council, thanks to all who attended the Wild & Scenic Film Festival Friday....

 

The assembly themselves, not residents

Letter to the Haines Assembly—The votes are in. Not only did Ballot Measure 1 fail statewide, Haines voted decisively against it. Yet the assembly,...

 

Industry defeated ballot measure 1

Borough assemblywoman Brenda Josephson, wife of local forester (no conflict of interest there), has expressed concern about the alarming state of our...

 

We can't ignore freshwater habitat

agree with a recent writer that our fisheries are in peril and affected by the marine environment, but that does not give us carte blanche to ignore...

 

Duly Noted

The Deishu Dancers and Jilkaat Kwaan Dancers combined efforts last weekend to perform at Saturday’s eagle release ceremony at the Jilkaat Kwaan...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, November 6 A caller reported a wounded moose in the area of Tlingit Park. A caller reported a minor vehicle accident with no injuries on the...

 

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