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Privacy issues at play as borough uses drone for zoning enforcement

The Haines Borough has twice used a drone to spot local zoning violations without informing property owners that the unmanned aircraft flew over and...

Mining Forum panel highlights economy, water degradation

Last weekend's Chilkat Valley Mining Forum drew a large crowd Saturday and Sunday where scientists, ...

Borough assembly meetings: How long is too long

Haines mayor Jan Hill will crack open a parliamentary procedures rule book during next week’s assembly meeting in an effort to make them more...

Josephson questions Jones Point trail plans

Haines Borough Planning Commission member and newly elected assembly member Brenda Josephson challenged the borough assembly’s letter of support...

New wrestlers hit the mats

The Glacier Bears wrestling team began their season in Wrangell last weekend with a few new competitors. Teams from Ketchikan, Wrangell, Craig and...

Forget Tobacco, Tax Refined Sugar

If Haines Borough seeks to raise new funds from vice taxes why not “go big.” The assembly set a low bar—taxing marijuana, an industry that...

Cultural Values Shine During Potlatch

On Saturday the 14th of October, I was honored to be at a party (Potlatch) for our people (Raven and Eagle clans). The Eagles were honoring the...

Skilled tradesman remembered as hard worker, loving father

For 23 years Mike Murphy (59) worked for Roger Schnabel at Southeast Roadbuilders. "We met in 1980, ...

Duly Noted

Klukwan resident Karlie Spud was featured in Alaska Magazine in a photo in front of the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center as part of an article on...

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Church Services Directory

Church services for Haines: (directory of advertisers) Haines Baptist Sixth and Main Phone: 907-314-0387 Pastor Royce L. McCoy Sunday: 10:30 a.m.... Full story

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