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Articles from the December 22, 2021 edition

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 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2021

Could a Sitka housing program work in Haines?

A nonprofit in Sitka is building “perpetually affordable” homes to combat a housing shortage and keep young people from leaving town. Members of...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2021

Harbor board won't pursue free but aging breakwater float

Harbormaster Shawn Bell reported that there would be too many issues with an aging breakwater float from Ketchikan that the U.S. Army Corps of...

 

Two Haines school grads reunite as college teammates

Recent Haines High School graduates and longtime friends Kirby Faverty and Carson Crager have reunited to play collegiate basketball together at...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2021

2021 sees rebuilding, recovery from disaster, pandemic

Recovery and rebuilding were the watchwords of 2021 as residents navigated life in Haines among the...

 

Lady Bears split series against Juneau-Douglas JV

The Lady Bears went one-and-one in the series against the Juneau-Douglas junior varsity team on Dec....

 

Glacier Bears win first games of the basketball season

The Glacier Bears swept the series against Juneau's Thunder Mountain junior varsity on Dec. 17-18....

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2021

Extra dollars for avalanche center lead to more forecasts

With an influx of borough funding, the Haines Avalanche Center this year created a new staff position and is conducting twice as many avalanche...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2021

Editor's Note: Fish and Game's response to Benda's claims

In last week’s paper, Larry Benda in a paid commentary responded to a letter to the editor written by Tom Faverty. In this and Benda’s recent...

 

Wrestlers place in top five at the state tournament

More than 500 wrestlers across the state filled the University of Alaska stadium at the state wrestling tournament on Dec. 17-18. Freshman Hayden...

 

Governor's budget relies on high oil prices, federal aid

The Associated Press and the Wrangell Sentinel Gov. Mike Dunleavy last week outlined what he called a responsible budget proposal that doesn’t dip...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2021

Borough holds public hearing on motorized Lily Lake trail

Borough staff heard public input last week on a proposed grant application for a two-mile motorized trail near Lily Lake Road. Comments reflected...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2021

Haines Index for 2021

Haines Friends of Recycling recycled eight, 40-foot vans of paper, plastic, metals and electronics and a 24-foot van of fish nets totaling 200,000...

 

Thank you all

Thank you, Sun, for shining on Laura and me as we walked to Picture Point. Thank you, Oleruds, for all your flour I use to make bread for our...

 

Duly Noted

Cole Johnson was born to Crystalyn-Gunsi Lemieux and Basil Johnson at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 19 at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Cole...

 

Recent paid commentaries are antithesis of civil discourse

The ADF&G, Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) is constitutionally mandated to manage game using sustained yield principles. Within that mandate...

 

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