Articles from the December 3, 2020 edition
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Residents battle flooding, mudslides, sinkholes during record-breaking storm
Chilkat Valley residents woke to widespread flooding and mudslides on Dec. 2 after the weather stati... Full story
AP&T works to restore power to Lutak area, keeping town powered remains priority as flash flood watch continues through Sunday
AP&T crews are working to restore power to 46 Lutak homes today, Dec. 5, as long as access remains... Full story
Geologists say Beach Road slide area remains unsafe for on-foot search and rescue
On Friday, three State of Alaska geologists were finally able to get into Haines via the ferry to... Full story
Changing climate means more landslides in future, scientists say in wake of Haines disaster
The Dec. 2 slope failure at Beach Road that left two residents missing is at once tragic and... Full story
75-year-old woman rescues her malamute, neighbors' cats from Beach Road homes
Although residents were ordered to stay away from Beach Road after Wednesday's massive landslide,... Full story
Some regional resources in search for missing residents sent home
Regional assets assisting in the search for 30-year-old David Simmons and 23-year-old Jenae Larson,... Full story
Be on the lookout for scammers in the wake of natural disasters, state officials say
Natural disasters like the widespread flooding and landslides in Haines this week can bring out the... Full story
Beach Road residents ask for organized effort to winterize homes, Mayor cites ongoing landslide risks
Some Beach Road residents want to travel to their homes to winterize houses, dispose of food and... Full story
Upper Mount Riley Road houses evacuated based on available geoscience data
Houses on upper Mount Riley Road are now under mandatory evacuation. On Tuesday, the Haines Borough... Full story
AP&T crew installs temporary lines, restores power to Lutak homes
AP&T crews restored power at about 3 p.m. Sunday to the 46 homes toward the end of Lutak Road that h... Full story
Geohydrologists remain in town to monitor landscape as rain continues, spring melt could pose additional risks
A team of state geologists briefed displaced residents Sunday evening and said small, localized... Full story
New risk identified in area immediately to the south of Beach Road slide
There's potential for another landslide on the south side of the Beach Road slide area, based on... Full story
Volunteers turnout to assist with search for Simmons and Larson
Roughly 100 masked volunteers met at 6 a.m. at the Haines Borough Public Safety building on... Full story
Committee asks borough to step up bear-attractant law enforcement
The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee (ULCFGAC) is asking the Haines Borough to address the local bear problem through stronger enforc...
Consumers to pay more at checkout next year after AML increases shipping rates
Prices in stores throughout Haines are likely to rise beginning Jan. 31 when Alaska Marine Lines (AML) increases shipping rates in Southeast by 5%. Th...
Personnel Committee asks assembly to finalize borough manager hiring plan
The Haines Borough could begin accepting applications for a new, permanent manager as soon as this month if the assembly acts on a Personnel...
Borough now captioning assembly meetings
Captioning is now available for select Haines Borough Zoom meetings. The feature was implemented for the first time at a Personnel Committee meeting...
Shop Local and Save round two generates $160,000 in one week
The second round of the Haines Borough’s “Shop Local and Save” program, which opened Nov. 20, ended a week early after residents submitted the...
Snowy November offers early outdoor recreation opportunities close to town
This past month was the snowiest November Haines has seen in roughly a decade, according to the...
404 applications approved, 36 denied, 90 still pending for individual grant program
The Haines Borough is wrapping up processing for its CARES Act-funded individual grant program. In total, the borough received 530 applications for...
Solid Waste Working Group to address bear nuisance code language
The Solid Waste Working Group discussed researching potential borough code change recommendations that pertain to bear nuisances in an effort to...