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Mayor's vote sends message against pot

With a tie-breaking vote cast by Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott, the assembly passed a resolution Tuesday opposing a statewide proposition to...

Five brown bears killed this month

  Two weeks after the Celebration of Bears festival promoted safe coexistence with the animals, wildlife troopers report five brown bears were shot...

Pampered fowl gets girlfriend, moves out of house

A lot can happen to a duck in a year. Finnegan the diapered duck spent the winter indoors floating in the bathtub, strutting in front of mirrors,...

Study's cameras damaged

Two remote-sensor cameras set up to watch bears along the Chilkoot River have been vandalized with spray paint, according to Shannon Donahue,...

African Children's Choir to perform

The 41st African Children’s Choir will be in Haines early next week for shows Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Chilkat Center and Wednesday, Sept. 3, at...

No good argument for senior exemption

I have yet to hear a good argument for why we should continue to have senior property tax exemptions. I’m a member of the painfully small...

Assembly rolls for corporate interest

It’s not unusual for the Haines Borough Assembly to balk when outside “big government” folks try to tell our community what to do. But...

Edwards exemplified what matters

George Edwards was my dearest friend, brother and gentle soul whose happiness rested in helping people in need. While filling people’s hearts he...

Hard work boosted bear festival

We would like to thank the following people and organizations for contributing to the success of our first Celebration of Bears Fair: the Jilkaat...

Editorial

Joe Parnell’s column this week is a paid advertisement because Parnell is now a candidate for local office. During a political campaign, the...

Mechanic Edwards was buoyant spirit, despite disabilities

Friends and relatives filled the American Legion Hall Wednesday to share stories of George Edwards, ...