Articles from the December 5, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

HEDC resigns from mining committee

The Haines Economic Development Corporation resigned its membership on the Chilkat Valley Mining Forum committee last month, with HEDC president...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019

Pool reopens after seven months

At 6:30 a.m. on Friday morning, 91-year-old Joan Snyder eagerly penned her name on the sign-in sheet at the Haines swimming pool on its opening day....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019

Maidy hangs up on GAS committee

At a borough government affairs and services committee meeting Nov. 28, member Sean Maidy, who attended by phone, hung up on the two other committee...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019

Local smokejumper details record season

Squeezed into the back-bending cargo area on a fixed-wing plane in July, Haines resident Russell...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

Christmas light short likely cause of apartment fire

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Chief Al Giddings said an electrical short in Christmas lights caused the apartment fire on Mathias Avenue last week...

 

Tazlina to serve Haines during Alcan 200

The Alaska Marine Highway Service is extending the Tazlina’s schedule to accommodate the Alcan 200 snowmachine race. “After AMHS brought M/V...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019

HEDC releases latest economic data

In 2018, private sector employment in Haines was at its highest level in a decade; average monthly wages remained below state averages, education and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

Editorial: The Earth is sometimes flat

I watched an illuminating documentary this weekend that tracked a movement of conspiracy theorists known as “Flat Earthers” who believe that the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

Veteran art exhibit includes former resident

Former Haines resident, Air Force veteran and Skagway Postmaster Adriane Franks is one of 50...

 

Andriesen: part-time resident, full-time supporter

A rosary was held Friday, Nov. 29, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Catholic...

 

Correction

Last week’s Arts Outlook column incorrectly reported that the Messiah chorus will be performed during the Holly Jolly Follie’s variety show. The...

 

Thank you from the Haines Woman's Club

Once again the Haines Woman’s Club has so much to be thankful for this holiday season! Our Holiday Bazaar was a great success and our scholarships...

 

Happy Holidays and big thanks to SEARHC

Everyone at HAL would like to thank the SEARHC Directors, staff and the entire SEARHC organization for their donation of two turkeys and delicious...

 

Mines 'Boom and Bust'?

An assembly member once commented that Haines was doing fine with just tourism and fishing, that logging and mining were just “boom and bust...

 

Library Lighting a success

On behalf of the Friends of the Haines Borough Public Library, I wish to sincerely thank everyone who helped decorate, sent donations, and attended...

 

Prevention is the only cure for mine drainage

In reference to Richard Clement’s letter from Nov. 27, I appreciate his thoughts, and I truly wish he was correct about the strength of the laws and...

 

Chilkat Valley Preschool thanks you

We want to extend warm holiday greetings and a huge thank you to everyone who helped with the Monster Art Project and has supported all of our other...

 

Duly Noted

Monday was a much-anticipated first day of swim practice for the Haines Dolphins Swim Team. The team has been patiently waiting for the pool to open...

 

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