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Articles from the December 13, 2018 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Is Haines prepared for a big shake?

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake that ruptured the earth in Anchorage on Nov. 30 begs the question: Is Haines prepared for a natural disaster? “We are...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

HEDC to consider mine impact study

At the Dec. 7 Haines Economic Development Committee meeting, Sue Chasen invited HEDC to take a seat on the Chilkat Valley Mining Committee to lead an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 13, 2018

Batman-mustached teacher incentivizes giving

With the desire to fundraise, and embarrass their teacher, Haines Middle School students raised more...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 13, 2018

Glacier Bears basketball opens at home against Craig

A young Glacier Bears girls basketball team is taking the court this season, and coach Greg Brittenham said his more experienced players are stepping...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

University to hire land caretaker

University of Alaska’s Land Management Office announced it is looking to hire a “local caretaker” to help oversee its nearly 13,000 acres of...

 

Scrap metal barge to take junk cars, scrap

A scrap metal barge will be moored at Lutak Dock through the week where Channel Construction will receive junk cars starting Friday Dec. 14. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 13, 2018

Wrestlers to grapple in state tournament

The Haines Glacier Bears wrestling squad is sending two athletes to the state championship in Anchorage this weekend. Senior Kamakana Kanahele and...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Townsite service area is one third sea water

One third of the town site’s 20 square-mile service area is water, according to a realization by the Haines Borough administration. In October,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 13, 2018

Bards sing in tournament

The Haines Glacier Bards placed in the majority of their performances at their third tournament of the year in Mount Edgecumbe on Nov. 30 and Dec.1. S...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Finance committee considers 1 percent art requirement for projects

Similar to state law, a requirement to allocate 1 percent of a total project’s cost for art in public buildings might become codified in the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Redneck Robo Hobos design restoration wheelchair for returning astronauts

Haines’ Redneck Robo Hobos placed second in Robot Games at the Juneau Jamboree Qualifying Tournament for FIRST Lego League on Dec. 9. Seventeen...

 

Budke was active community member

Bob Budke was a "wonderful guy," Jerry Blood said. The friends spent time together fishing,...

 

Sweets and thanks from Woman's Club

Haines Woman’s Club would like to thank the residents of Haines for their support in our fundraising efforts this past year. Starting in March we...

 

Grateful for grocery contest support

We are always grateful for the donations from Howsers IGA, Olerud’s Market and Mountain Market for the first and second place winners of the cookie...

 

Buying local ripples through town

n this season of giving -and shopping- here is another reason to “By Haines” and shop locally: Local businesses support the nonprofits that help...

 

Red kettles are not quite full

I would like to personally thank all those in the Haines community who have been so generous this Christmas season. We have had so many in this great...

 

Duly Noted

The Lighting of the Fort went off with a bang earlier this month. Baby Conan Shields and his mother Vija Pelekis played Jesus and Mary in the Nativity...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, December 4 A cell phone found on Third Avenue was returned to the owner. A welfare check was conducted on a Lutak Road resident. Wednesday,...

 

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