Assembly flip-flops on tour moratorium

A moratorium on Chilkoot River corridor tour permits ended Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly reversed its July 29 decision and issued a...

Trailer-bicycle collision to bring felony charge

A Haines man faces a felony assault charge after the trailer he was towing broke loose, seriously injuring a bicyclist near 5.5 Mile Lutak Road....

Voters to decide oil tax in Tuesday's election

In Tuesday’s primary election, Alaskans will be asked whether the state should repeal a recently-passed bill granting tax breaks to oil companies....

Bear festival ready to go, with or without star attractions

On the eve of the Chilkat Valley’s first bear festival, one group of guests was conspicuous by its absence early this week: bears. “The bears...

Assembly ranks grant requests by non-profits

Members of a Haines Borough Assembly ad hoc committee will decide on 11 applications from local nonprofits requesting more than $127,000 in borough...

Do research before voting on Proposition 1

I see lots of yard signs saying, “It is our oil,” and that is correct. The question is, do we want to sell it or do we want to keep it? It is...

Sentence not severe enough in run for border

Recently someone tried to get across the border with an underage teenager; not state lines, but out of the country. Whether this was consensual or...

Thanks to pie bakers, float makers

As usual, I’m tardy with my thanks, but they are no less heartfelt! I would like to thank all our Haines Woman’s Club members, their friends...

Reunion attendees had a great time

Thank you to Judy and Lee Heinmiller for a well-run reunion. They did a fine job. A great time was had by all. Myrna...