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Borough offers forestry office, car

Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward this week offered office “space, utilities and transportation” for five years to the state’s Division of...

Increase sought for electricity, fees

Residential and small commercial electric rates would go down slightly but rates for bulk power, five fees and a monthly customer charge would...

Manager seeks to study borough 'office climate'

Haines Borough Manager Bill Seward wants to check the pulse of the borough and establish a baseline of data about its organizational climate, or...

Race for borough assembly swells to 6 candidates

Three new candidates will vie for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly alongside incumbent Diana Lapham and challengers Judy Erekson and...

Shark event set Saturday

The American Bald Eagle Foundation will host “Day of the Denticles: A Celebration of Sharks” to educate the public about shark species...

Thanks for help with 25 Mile cleanup

The Chilkat Snowburners would like to thank all who helped with the cleanup at 25 mile on Sunday the 21st. We wish we could name each and every one...

Don't pick tree's apples

I am the gardener for the Sheldon Museum. I am writing to thank those in our community who appreciate and enjoy our 100-year-old Anway apple tree...

Vets spruce up Legion

Thanks to Turner Construction for the loan of its forklift, without which we would not have been able to paint the north side of the American Legion...

Second market a success

The second community market held at Mosquito Lake School on Sunday featured over 100 attendees despite a bluebird late-summer day that might have...

Editorial

As I recently filed to run for a seat on the Haines Borough Assembly, people have been asking me how I will run the newspaper and also run for...

Duly Noted

An adorable Canadian visitor was in Haines earlier this month. Randy Miner discovered a ground squirrel under his welding shop garage at Fort...

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 22 A caller reported an altercation between two parties in the area of Oslund Drive. Officers separated the two parties. A caller in...

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