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Baseline water data focus of mining forum

The Chilkat Valley Mining Committee hosted and organized a forum on water Wednesday evening where speakers outlined the Alaska Department of...

Assembly gets existential

The Haines Borough Assembly met Monday and discussed their effectiveness as a body and as individual representatives. The special meeting, which is...

Earth Week speaker talks trash, compost

Zero-waste lifestyle expert and author Bea Johnson encouraged Haines to live simply and skip single-use plastics at her recent presentation. “If...

Plastic bags in Haines

Plastic bags have a bad rap and Haines is taking strides to reduce their use. Haines Friends of Recycling’s zero-waste themed Earth Week has...

Assembly weighs Chilkoot congestion during tour permit approval hearing

The Haines Borough Assembly wrestled with the issue of Chilkoot corridor congestion last week before approving a new tour permit. Increased human...

Gunalch'eesh for memorial support

When the Lord lays it on your heart what he wants you to do with His guidance, everything falls into place. It’s awesome! Gunalch’eesh (Thank...

A ton of thanks for equipment day

Heavy Equipment Day, sponsored by Alaska Miners Association Haines Chapter, was a resounding success. We owe thanks to the many local volunteers who...

Thanks for easing our bumps in the road

I wish to express my thanks to all the compassionate, caring people in Haines and Klukwan. In the past nine months when my wife Denise was diagnosed...

Resources out, degradation in

I have witnessed first-hand the result of the University of Alaska’s timber removal operations at Icy Bay, north and west of Yakutat: A once...

Duly Noted

Conan Aaru Ligo Shields was born to Vija Pelekis and Darren Shields on March 20 at 8:28 p.m. The happy and healthy little boy weighed 8 pounds 12...

Police Report

April 10 A 21 Mile Haines Highway caller reported finding a watch. April 11 A Sawmill Road caller reported a vehicle that has been abandoned 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....

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