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Articles from the November 21, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Tazlina to sail again, winter travel remains grim

Last week, some Haines residents learned from Facebook that ferry service would increase from one sailing a week to three with the addition of the Taz...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Skagway News available for free to the right candidate

Skagway News owner Larry Persily is looking to pass the torch and, to the right candidate, he’s offering to give the paper away. “If I can find th...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Pool could open next week, staff says contractor left town

Employees for the Indiana-based contractor working on the swimming pool left town last weekend, though the company president said they will return aft...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Heli port application withdrawn

After a 40-minute discussion at the planning commission meeting Thursday, Big Salmon Ventures owner Scott Sundberg withdrew his application for a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Bear and Bards bring home top finishes

A swath of Haines high schoolers brought home top finishes from wrestling and drama, debate and forensics tournaments last weekend. All members of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Teacher's fire response was 'textbook'

The effects of the Haines Borough Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Fire Prevention Week paid off last Thursday afternoon when Haines Middle...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Hunter cited for State Parks violation

Last week, a hunter was cited for shooting a bear—not for the bear itself, but because of where he shot it. On Nov. 11, Alaska State Parks ranger...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Borough approves task force to address bears

A new ad hoc committee Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel created has one goal in mind: to reduce bear and human interactions. Last week, the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Museum up for grant improving handicapped access

The Haines Sheldon Museum is in the running for a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant that, if awarded, will improve accessibility...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Borough joins remote sales tax commission

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously last week to join the Alaska Remote Seller Sales Tax Commission—a state board established to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Resident circulates petition for oil tax ballot initiative

Sara Chapell is circulating an oil tax reform initiative petition. More than 60 residents have signed the petition that would put the Fair Share Act...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Museum gets $14K for collections project

The Haines Sheldon Museum was one of four museums in Alaska to receive a fall grant from Museums Alaska. The Sheldon Museum received $14,670, the...

 

This week in history

Nov. 24, 1969 Casting tryouts for a winter play "Exit the Body" will begin Wednesday evening at 8...

 

Thanks for making Veterans Day special

On behalf of my fellow veterans I would like to thank the Sons of the Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary for the dinner this past Veterans Day...

 

Alaska Bald Eagle Festival a success!

The American Bald Eagle Foundation would like to thank you all for supporting the 25th annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival. Our participants this year...

 

Mine waste has health costs

My grandfather worked in one of many big mines upstream of the lake where I swam as a kid. He dreamed about the riches we’d have if his mine got...

 

Duly Noted

Russ Bell and Karen Garcia spent two weeks in Hawaii. They first went to Kauai with Karen’s parents Judy and Luis Garcia; Karen’s mom was attendin...

 

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