Cleanup at 7 Mile at $800K

The cost of cleanup at an unsanctioned rifle range at 7 Mile has reached $800,000 and will likely continue into next year, a U.S. Bureau of Land...

State easing off prosecuting cases

Some Haines residents have been getting lucky lately as a convergence of circumstances has led to an uptick in the number of criminal cases being...

Town's drinking water turns brown

A brown, frothy liquid poured from the taps of the Haines Borough’s water customers last weekend, following a drop in pressure at the borough’s...

Permit sale rekindles talk of waste

Sale of a waste-handling business has resurrected discussion of consolidating service in Haines. Acme Transfer owner Paul Nelson has agreed to sell...

State fair fashion show will celebrate diversity

Tiffany DeWitt said a racist comment directed toward her 9-year-old African-American daughter Brooklyn inspired an “American Girls of All...

Event restored school to traditional use

The Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center (FMLSCC) would like to thank the nearly 20 vendors and upper valley residents who turned...

Apology for not consulting Frog House

On May 14, 2016, the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska repatriated two objects to the Chilkat Indian Village during the...

What's behind candidate coaching?

On top of all the duties and constant public interaction, our elected officials now want to spend time coaching anyone who might want to run for an...

Former mayor, clerk Van Winkle dies at 68

Former Haines Borough mayor, assembly member and borough clerk Sharan Van Winkle died of...

Duly Noted

The injured moose calf adopted by Kroschel Wildlife Center died Thursday. Steve Kroschel said the calf called Ladybug was eating and drinking from...

Police Report

Monday, July 18 A Second Avenue business owner reported sunflowers in front of her business had been destroyed. A Muncaster Lane resident reported...