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Articles from the December 19, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

State assistance losses affect 101 residents

One hundred and one blind or disabled residents in Haines and Klukwan stand to lose an average of $224 each month in state cash assistance due to an...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Plastic bag ban begins January 1

Beginning Jan. 1, an ordinance banning the distribution of plastic shopping bags will take effect in the Haines Borough, though some store owners say...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents felt the heat in 2019

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's deep budget cut proposals and the ensuing battle for ferries, education,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Verhamme ranked first going into state

Junior Wesley Verhamme took first at the regional wrestling tournament in Craig last weekend. Verhamme, who’s ranked number one for small schools,...

 

Glacier Bears basketball starts this week

Good news, sports fans, the Haines Glacier Bears high school basketball season has tipped off. Coach Ann-Marie Fossman is deep in preparation mode....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents, groups criticize Constantine outreach

Around 33 fishermen, residents, tourism business owners and local state and national environmental organizations issued a statement refusing to be...

 

Planning commission develops road reconstruction priorities

Mathias Avenue is the road in most need of reconstruction according to a new road reconstruction priority calculator unanimously approved by the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Haines custodian nationally recognized

Haines custodian Natasha Fitzpatrick is unfazed by most things-even middle school boys' bathrooms, w...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Assembly approves harbor fee increase

Harbor fees and port tariffs will be increasing, beginning Jan. 1. On Tuesday, the borough assembly unanimously adopted an ordinance increasing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Hunters concerned about parks regs in preserve

The Chilkat Bald Eagle Advisory Council voted 4-3 to move the 25 Mile Chilkat Valley Wilderness Memorial from the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve into...

 

This berm brought to you by AK DOT

Recently AK Dept. of Transportation plowed the road in front of my home and left a giant berm at the foot of my driveway. The berm is too massive and...

 

Holly Jolly Christmas Follies a success

The Holly Jolly Follies was Fabulous. I feel proud. We did it. We all did it. Each and every participant made this year’s Follies great. Thank you...

 

All enjoyed the winter celebration

Haines, I’d like to give out some holiday high fives and festive fist bumps – what a winter celebration we enjoyed Saturday night! Thanks to...

 

Gifts to local radio show appreciation

The staff and board members of KHNS wish to express our immense gratitude to the many community members and local businesses who stepped up to...

 

Thanks for support of Redneck Robo Hobos

Another FIRST Lego League season of the Redneck Robo Hobos has wrapped up! We appreciate the community support. First, thanks to ten dedicated...

 

Duly Noted

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department had their annual Christmas party at the Haines School on Monday. The celebration included recognizing Tim...

 

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