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Travelers in Haines and Skagway boarded the ferry Tazlina last Friday after almost two months without service from the Alaska Marine Highway System.
Skagway Mayor Monica Carlson and her mother Cora Louise Adams were in a crosswalk on Pennsylvania Avenue when the driver made an illegal left turn, according to court documents.
The Southeast community of Haines has the reputation of being polarized. It lived up to that reputation last week with two vastly different events about a potential metals mine.
It wasn’t until the mid-1980s that a federal program to organize clean-up for spills and other pollution was established by congress.
The effective shutdown of the Alaska Marine Highway System has been a boon for private sector barges.
The Chatham School District superintendent says that USDA foods bound for a school in Angoon were stuck in a Juneau warehouse for weeks. The school reached out to the Coast Guard last month requesting they deliver those goods, but that request was denied.
Not all rural communities have normal sanitation systems like city sewer and water treatment plants: They rely on septic systems that need to get pumped periodically. And while the Alaska Marine Highway System is closed, pump trucks can’t get to some small towns that rely on them.
Haines Borough Assembly has decided to organize trips for the public on Feb. 23 and Feb. 29. The private charters were made in lieu of ferry service from the Alaska Marine Highway System.
The Haines Borough Police Department has officers on patrol or on call 24 hours a day. But at a public safety meeting last week, the department raised this question: Is that what Haines wants?