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Boys cross-country team places second, girls fourth

The Haines High School cross-country team held its own against other Southeast schools in the Sitka Invitational meet Saturday, and are in the thick...

 

Ferry should be a public corporation, experts say

Members of the Southeast Conference presented their progress on the Alaska Marine Highway Reform project at the organization’s annual meeting...

 

Borough candidates differ on police, Tier 3 protection

Haines Borough mayor and assembly candidates differed on policing outside the townsite and Tier 3...

 

Long-awaited studies meet with mixed reviews on how to apply data

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game presented its findings from a seven-year study on mountain...

 

Engineer presents $6 million harbor parking plan

The Haines Borough could have a completed harbor parking lot by summer of 2020 for a total price tag of about $6 million, said PND Engineers’...

 

Solid waste group sets recycling goals

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group refined a new list of goals Sept. 6 in preparation to present them to the borough assembly. Group...

 

Coho derby to last through October

Haines’ first Silver Salmon Derby kicked off Sunday. The event, sponsored by the Haines Sportsman’s Association, will run through Oct. 29. Cash...

 

Haines to host Southeast Conference next week

Haines will host more than 200 municipal government leaders next week for the Southeast Conference annual meeting. The three-day event, which begins...

 

Local nonprofit to show documentary on understanding childhood trauma

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Haines is joining a statewide initiative to prevent childhood trauma and support . BBBS Haines, with the help of the...

 

School board concerned about state test scores

Last year Haines School students scored well above the state average in English and math in a new standardized exam, but school board members said...

 

Single judge could serve Skagway and Haines

Haines District Court may have a resident magistrate again, according to Alaska Court System representatives. Clayton Jones, rural court assistant...

 

Cross-country boys place first in division, girls third

Fast underclassmen runners helped the Haines High School cross-country team place high at its home meet and put them on a trajectory to do well at...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 31, 2017

Cross-country team finishes third in state division

The Haines High School cross-country team is shaping up to be a strong one as it heads into the season, coach Chandler Kemp said. The team hosts its...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 31, 2017

Dolphins swimmer becomes coach

Haines native Jackie St. Clair will take over as head coach of the Dolphins Swim Team this year....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 31, 2017

Fair income on par with last year, rides to be fixed

A “big surprise” decline in Saturday admission cost the Southeast Alaska State Fair thousands of dollars, said fair director Jessica Edwards....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 31, 2017

Arts Outlook

First Friday includes game show September’s First Friday celebration will feature felted mushrooms, a game show, at the Hammer Museum and a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Assembly questions 5th Avenue expansion

An unsafe passageway behind Haines School may lead the Haines Borough to extend Fifth Avenue. Public facilities director Brad Ryan asked the school...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Heliski map committee may dissolve, local boards to replace

The heliski map committee may dissolve as joint borough boards take responsibility over heliski map change proposals. The Haines Borough Parks and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 24, 2017

Interim superintendent commences second stint with school district

Rich Carlson is spending his 44th year in education as interim superintendent for the Haines Borough School District. Carlson was hired for the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 17, 2017

New teachers both hail from small town Alaska

The Haines Borough School District has hired two new teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 17, 2017

Missing hunter found

An overdue hunter was located on Sullivan Island Tuesday after spending a night outside without gear. A Nixle notification was sent at 8 a.m. Tuesday...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017

Ryan finalist for manager

Haines Borough Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan is among three finalists for a city manager position in Dillingham. Ryan has served as the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017

Commission weighs resource extraction needs

The Haines Borough Planning Commission’s Resource Extraction Committee last week fleshed out how to better define resource extraction in code to acc...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017

Forest Service says campfire started wildfire

Last week’s fire at Seduction Point was started from a campfire, said United States Forest Service manager Tristan Fluharty. Haines Volunteer Fire...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017

August begins in record heat

Haines was hot this weekend, crushing heat records Aug. 5 and 6. According to the National Weather Service, the Haines airport reached 88 degrees...

 

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