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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018 

Should enrollment drop alarm borough?

After the winter break 12 students left the Haines Borough School District. Some residents are using that number as an indicator of Haines’ dire...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018 

Roger Schnabel to sell Southeast Roadbuilders

After 41 years in business Roger Schnabel is selling Southeast Roadbuilders to the multinational transportation construction company Colas Group....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018 

Hawaiian missile attack hits Haines

“BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” That emergency alert flashed across the screens of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018 

Erratic weather bursts fuel line on Young Road

Homeowner Bart Henderson headed back to Haines from Mexico after a fuel-feed line from a heating oil tank to a furnace burst and potentially leaked...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018 

Assembly questions mayor on commission appointments

A Haines Borough Assembly member and a public safety commission applicant are pushing to seek its board appointments after Mayor Jan Hill stopped sche...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018 

Assembly cuts heliski terrain map

After adding two heli-ski map terrain locations last month, the Haines Borough Assembly reversed part of that decision Tuesday and removed one of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 18, 2018 

Chilkat River capacity subject of public meeting

The Haines Borough Assembly expressed support for a Rainbow Glacier Adventures tour permit application that will increase the company’s passenger li...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018

As kings become 'stock of concern'; unprecedented restrictions on the table

Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologists labeled Chilkat king salmon a “stock of concern” and is proposing unprecedented restrictions for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018

Strong winds crash ski carrier into bookstore window, boats across lot

A ski carrier shattered the book store's picture window at around 3 p.m. Tuesday after a gust of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018

Glacier Bears girls sweep tournament

The Glacier Bears girls’ basketball squad swept the Don Hather tournament last weekend in Skagway, winning all five games and bringing home a first...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018

Rafting tour permit heads to COW

The Haines Borough Assembly scheduled a committee of the whole meeting to discuss a Rainbow Glacier Adventures request to increase the passenger...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018

New air carrier to test Haines market

Harris Air started flying from Haines to Juneau last month, filling the gap left by Wings of Alaska. Harris Aircraft Services President Scott Harris...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

Hard harbor basin remains an issue for contractor

The Small Boat Harbor contractor responded this week to PND Engineers’ rebuff of their claim that the harbor dredge basin was harder than described...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

Assembly supports cocktails in letter to state

The Haines Borough Assembly is supporting distilleries’ rights to serve cocktails. The assembly voted unanimously last week to send a letter support...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 21, 2017

HEDC hires new director

The Haines Economic Development Corporation hired Margaret Friedenauer as its new part-time executive director. Friedenauer will work about 20 hours...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Chilkoot group calls for an end to 'fake Native art'

Citing the spread of what they called "fake Native art" displayed in Haines, several Chilkoot...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Student business owner born to sell

By Kyle Clayton Seventh-grader Jacob Weerasinghe is one busy kid. You have to be when you're a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Assembly grows heli-ski terrain

In a convoluted stray from procedure and with prodding from the borough manager Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly expanded heli-ski map terrain aft...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017

Klukwan sues Bureau of Land Management

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and three regional conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday against the Bureau of Land Management for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017

Son continues father's work on Klehini crossing

Roger Schnabel's Southeast Roadbuilders Inc. removed the old Klehini River Bridge last week, the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017

Dolphins bring home accolades from regional meet

Haines Dolphins swimmers took home medals, two team awards, and broke personal and team records at l...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017

Business Briefs

Historic land grows again Valina and Scott Hansen started Sunnyside Farms this spring and have...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017

Assembly to vote on winter tour permit

The Haines Borough Assembly will consider at its Tuesday meeting an Alaska Mountain Guide permit application to operate winter tours around 26 Mile...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Heli-ski map proposals concern Fish and Game

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game cited concern with 11 of the 15 heli-ski map proposals the Haines Borough Assembly will soon consider adding...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

No bidders for timber sale

The University of Alaska initiated an “over-the-counter” negotiated sale process for timber on the Chilkat Peninsula after receiving no bids for...

 

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