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Articles from the November 25, 2020 edition

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 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 25, 2020

Residents keep Thanksgiving plans small, close to home

This year, everyone has an easy answer to Thanksgiving's traditional "What are you grateful for?" qu...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 25, 2020

Hurdles remain for 2021 cruise season despite lifting no-sail order

Revised Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirements for cruise ships offer some hope for a 2021 summer tourism season, but the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 25, 2020

Weekend sales spike during second round of Shop Local and Save

The second round of the Haines Borough’s CARES Act-funded “Shop Local and Save” program stimulated $87,840 in local spending in its first four...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 25, 2020

Jusi joins police force after 4 months at academy

As of Nov. 21, the Haines police Department is back to full staffing. Officer Max Jusi became the fifth officer on the force after graduating from...

 

Tree knocks out power for several hours

A dead tree overloaded with snow fell into transmission power lines on Lutak Road causing partial power outages in Haines and Skagway Monday...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 25, 2020

Arts Outlook

Chilkat Center productions on standby Two productions scheduled to take place at the Chilkat Center in December are on standby as state and local heal...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 25, 2020

PRAC aims to expand recreational opportunities during pandemic

How to ensure residents have access to recreational spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic was a question the Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Adv...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 25, 2020

State doesn't track precinct data for early and absentee ballots

Although the Alaska Division of Elections has finished tallying votes from the Nov. 3 election, Haines Borough residents will never know the final...

 

Fish tax average despite pandemic

On Nov. 19, the Haines Borough received $159,925 in fisheries business tax, “raw fish tax,” for the fiscal year that began July 1, 2020. Despite...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 25, 2020

Kluane Chilkat Relay board plans summer event

Whether the U.S.-Canadian border opens or not, the Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay board will organize a race in some form, board member...

 

Our system relies on socialism

Thank you, Greg Goodman.  He reminds us of the value of pooled public resources.  He observed how CARES-Act disbursements are an example of...

 

An outsider's perspective is refreshing

I appreciate the CVN story about how the Japanese community of Takikawa approached a solution to a bear “problem” similar to ours.  It’s not...

 

Sullivan should do more for SE Veterans

In 2010 I was granted an 80% disability rating from the VA, which caused me to retire from flying. In July of this year I traveled to Anchorage to...

 

Reject hysteria

The rogue’s gallery behind this Corona lab horror makes even the cat petting villains from James Bond look mild. Creeps like Gates, Fauci, Klaus...

 

Duly Noted

Author Norry Nash and her husband, carpenter Brian Pindel, purchased the former Human Resources building in collaboration with sister Amelia Nash....

 

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