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Articles from the December 1, 2022 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    December 1, 2022

Former AMG employee charged with $58K theft

While Haines police investigated a theft of tens of thousands of dollars from Alaska Mountain Guides, the alleged thief and his wife were gallivanting...

 By Michael York    News    December 1, 2022

Some residents switch to Starlink

Haines residents are checking out Starlink, a satellite internet provider owned by Elon Musk that offers fast-speed service at rates competitive with...

 By Michael York    News    December 1, 2022

School attendance down as flu spreads; no RSV

About 40 Haines School students were out sick last week as state health officials warn of a myriad of respiratory illnesses affecting children across...

 By Max Graham    News    December 1, 2022

Excursion plant to shut down for third year

Haines Borough’s biggest fish processing plant will stay closed next summer for the third straight season, OBI Seafoods’ Excursion Inlet plant...

 By Max Graham    News    December 1, 2022

DOT to add limited sailings to sparse ferry schedule

The winter ferry schedule released two months ago still contains a month-long gap that could spell inconvenience and added expenses for residents...

 By Max Graham    News    December 1, 2022

Recovery group disbands two years after deadly storm

A group that helped 100 households recover from the deadly December 2020 storm is suspending its services as the storm’s second anniversary...


Long-time Fish and Game sport fish biologist retires

Rich Chapell has retired after nearly 20 years as the Haines area sport fish biologist for the...

 By Max Graham    News    December 1, 2022

Plans stall for new Lily Lake motorized trail

Plans to build a two-mile motorized loop trail near Lily Lake Road have stalled after the state didn’t select Haines’ application for a...

 By Larry Persily    News    December 1, 2022

School districts hope for more state funding next year

School districts statewide, including Haines, will be looking to the Legislature next year for an increase in state funding, but any boost in the... Full story


Alaska needs to do more to attract new residents

More people moved out of Alaska than moved in every year between 2015 and 2021. If not for a healthy birth rate, the state population would have... Full story


Easygoing pile buck leaves legacy of friends

Norm Baxter moved to Alaska when he was middle-aged but his easygoing personality and work ethic... Full story


Duly Noted

Samuel Jonathan Barrett was born to Larissa and Trevor Barrett at 1:57 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24 at Bartlett Regional Hospital. Samuel weighed 7 lbs., 3...


Community dock meets our needs

Thanks to Richard Clement for contacting LCC with questions about the Lutak Dock project. It's a complex issue. We've been studying dock-related docum...


Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving

We here at The Salvation Army would like to thank the whole community for participating in the Thanksgiving festivities sponsored by the Ministerial...


Thanks for helping a neighbor in need

I want to give my sincere thanks to everyone who helped me on the night of Nov. 17, when I hit a moose at 25 Mile. The first responders were so...


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