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Expert says drainages ran together, triggered slump

As immediate measures to prevent further erosion of the slumping, Mount Ripinsky hillside, the Haines Borough will extend two drainage pipes, redirect an uphill drainage eastward and pursue an impermeable liner for a roadside ditch, manager Mark Earnest said last week. In the future, the borough may also encourage or require retention of trees on the hillside, Earnest said, following up […]