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Articles from the December 2, 2021 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021

Heliski focus shifts to limiting helicopters

As the Haines Borough Assembly weighs a draft ordinance that would eliminate a cap on heliski tour permits in the borough, a new idea has piqued the i...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 2, 2021

Klukwan songwriter featured in Disney cartoon "Shake Your Tale"

Klukwan resident and Diné (Navajo) artist Clara Natonabah wrote and sang a Navajo song that was fea...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021

A month of snowfall buries roads, freezes travel

On Saturday, it was too snowy to erect the Christmas tree on Main Street. On Thanksgiving, it was too snowy, for most, to run in the Turkey Trot or...

 

Memorial event scheduled for Saturday

An anniversary memorializing the Dec. 2 flooding and landslides that killed two and displaced dozens last year will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at 1.30...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021

Excursion Inlet plant to stay closed

For the second consecutive year, OBI Seafoods’ Excursion Inlet cannery won’t process fish next summer. The plant’s continued closure likely...

 

Chatham School District superintendent found dead

Chatham School District superintendent Bruce Houck, 61, was found dead in his home Wednesday morning. Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Tim Despain...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021

Hospital's plan for mental health care office delayed indefinitely

Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital announced plans over the summer to open an outpatient mental health care office in Haines, but due to turnover...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021

Counts show bald eagles are back after year of disappointment

The council grounds along the Chilkat River are once again animated with bald eagles, after a season...

 

AIA, borough tentatively agree to general terms for Parade Grounds transfer

The Haines Borough and Alaska Indian Arts (AIA) have agreed to general terms regarding the borough’s possible acquisition of the Parade Grounds at F...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 2, 2021

Dozens of open seats on borough advisory boards

The Haines Borough Board and Committees Fair, an event scheduled to raise awareness of the various ways to be involved in local government, drew few...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    December 2, 2021

COVID presents lesson in health care jobs

Sometimes, connecting the dots is the best way to learn. The first set of dots cost $87 million in federal pandemic aid money. That’s the price of...

 

Frederick Hakkinen, veteran, doctor, dies at 80 in Oregon

Former resident with long family ties to Haines, Frederick "Punchy" Sheldon Hakkinen, died in... Full story

 

Annual Coho Derby a success

Thank you to Kyle and Max for covering our Annual Coho Derby this year!  We were very pleased to have such a large number of contestants and with...

 

Show support for new public use cabins

The State of Alaska’s Division of Parks operates more than 80 public use cabins statewide, including nine in Southeast Alaska. Preston Kroes,...

 

Cohen's comments were misinformed at best

I’m concerned about Gershon Cohen’s quote about road access to the Palmer Project that was printed Nov. 18th in "Constantine adjusts some...

 

Duly Noted

Lincoln Burke Jones was born at 3:21 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, to Lauren Clark Jones and Brian Jones of Chicago. Arriving about a month...

 

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