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Assembly reverses on trash regulation

The Haines Borough Assembly Wednesday reversed a decision made earlier this month and is now in favor of borough regulation of garbage collection...

Snow, athletes converge for 'Freeride'

Eight inches of snow fell Sunday and Monday. Next come the skiers. Twenty-eight professional skiers and snowboarders will shred powder during the...

Wings of Alaska shuts down; air carriers down to 1

Wings of Alaska has shut its doors, reducing service to Haines to a single air carrier. But as the company’s service has been limited, the closure...

Porta-potty an upgrade at airport

Alaska Seaplanes customers and workers have a porta-potty to use when nature calls. That’s an improvement. They’ve been holding it since...

Sales tax revenues drop first time in 5 years

Haines Borough sales tax revenue in 2016 took its first dip in more than five years, led by a 4 percent decrease in retail revenue. According to...

Thanks for helping in time of need

There simply are not enough kind words to express my thanks to the many people involved in mine and Bill Kurz’s life yesterday and today. I would...

Hut group appreciated racers, volunteers

Haines Huts would like to thank everyone who helped make the first annual Koot to Kat alpine adventure race a great success. Leslie Ross at the...

Glacier Bards proud of community

The Haines Glacier Bards Drama, Debate and Forensics team would like to thank everyone in our community for supporting us through another successful...

Police chief extorting community

Nothing like blatant extortion by the police chief to create good faith in the public servants at Haines Borough. Is extortion what they call best...

Duly Noted

Bill Kurz died Monday of kidney failure at his Comstock Road home. He was 74. Kurz was active in local politics for decades, including the...

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