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Articles from the December 16, 2021 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

Proposed yurt regulation advances to assembly

The Planning Commission voted 5-2 to forward to the Haines Borough Assembly a draft ordinance that would codify definitions of yurts and container...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 16, 2021

New study models salmon habitat created by glacial melt

A new study modeling glacier retreat hints at a bright spot for salmon as new habitat opens up from underneath melting glacier ice. The study,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

Student's writing featured in major youth magazine

An article by 11-year-old CC Elliott was published in the latest issue of The Week Junior, a major weekly magazine for young readers across the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

At-home COVID tests available at administration building

The Haines Borough is now providing at-home COVID-19 tests for residents who have returned from travel. “The focus on returning travel is to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 16, 2021

Fundraising swells for 'Jenae's Playground'

Fundraising for a Haines School playground to be built in honor of former kindergarten teacher Jenae Larson is approaching its minimum $160,000 goal....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 16, 2021

Anderson EMS educator of the year

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Emergency Medical Services (EMS) director Julie Anderson was named...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

Residents launch food policy project

A team of local residents is launching an effort to collect information about food production, storage and supply in the Upper Lynn Canal. The effort...

 

Haines wrestling team brings home two region champions

The Haines Glacier Bears brought home two Region V champions, Freshmen Dalton Henry and Hayden Jimenez. Henry placed first in the 135-pound weight...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 16, 2021

Ripinsky's notary stamper found

The Haines Sheldon Museum recently acquired the notary public stamp of pioneer mayor and postmaster...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 16, 2021

Eskimo Ninja's story inspires students

"Eskimo Ninja" Nick Hanson came to the Haines School this week, bringing a message of...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

AT&T to end 3G cell service in February

Early next year AT&T will shut down its 3G wireless network, meaning certain old cell phones won’t be able to send or receive calls or messages. The...

 

CWS survey available online

Community Waste Solutions released its online survey that aims to get feedback on the landfill’s operations and gauge public interest for a garbage...

 

Dunleavy appointees fire Permanent Fund director

The board that oversees Alaska’s multibillion-dollar investment portfolio has fired Angela Rodell as chief executive officer of the Permanent Fund C...

 

Strong, chef, Native advocate, dies at 75

Tony Strong, an attorney who also worked as a professional chef, was memorialized at a Saturday... Full story

 

It's time to quit hiding behind clouds

I admit it, I’ve gotten old. Never thought it would happen to me. Certainly not in the ‘60s, when I was in college. Not when my wife and I moved...

 

Response to Tom Faverty's Dec. 9th letter

You are the "Bear Expert " who tried to present a skeleton of a legally-harvested brown bear as a bear killed by a poacher in your last article to...

 

Help Us, Help Haines this Christmas

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...

 

Cancel my subscription

After reading your editorial, Kyle, I am very disappointed and feel that you could have used this issue in your editorial that would have been so...

 

Take time to think

The only people who should be cancelled are the perpetually aggrieved.  Much of our public (and private) discourse is so over-analyzed that people...

 

Let's check our double standards

I appreciated last week’s editorial that sought to be a voice of reason and moderation and that discouraged further angry social media reaction to E...

 

Can I have my sled back?

To whomever helped themselves to the sled at the end of the trail at 6.5 mile, I would like it back. It was taken on Dec. 9. Oh, and I hope you were...

 

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