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 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018 

C-SPAN heads to town

The C-SPAN bus is making a pit stop in Haines on its quest to visit all 50 state capitals. Mayor Jan Hill said she was contacted by officials from...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018 

Constantine to initiate economic viability study

Constantine Metal Resources started another summer of drilling at the Palmer Project this month with plans to expand exploration and reevaluate its...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018 

Committee rejects proposal to elect board, planning commission members

Haines Mayor Jan Hill will continue to appoint volunteers to the borough’s committees and boards after a proposal to shift responsibility to voters...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018 

$100,000 'lipstick job': officials discuss fate of public safety building

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed what should happen with the borough’s public safety building Monday, a facility that one assembly member said...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 31, 2018

Thorgesen develops two more Main Street buildings

Local property investor and business owner Chris Thorgesen is improving two formerly empty Main Street buildings to continue the downtown...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 31, 2018

Runners face tough competition at state meet

The Haines High School track team made a mark at the state meet in Palmer last week, but team members are already planning for a better performance...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 31, 2018

Travelers' cabin in the works on Chilly Ridge

Haines Huts, under the Haines Alpine Touring Society, is one step closer to obtaining land to build a travelers’ cabin and may ask for borough...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 31, 2018

Arts Outlook

First Friday puts wood first June’s First Friday celebration is all about wood as local businesses open their doors to showcase the best of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

Six runners dash to Anchorage for state meet in nine events

Six members of the Haines High School track team, including five underclassmen, are on their way to...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

Eagle council weighs in on timber sale

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Advisory Council recommended the University of Alaska not log within the boundaries of the preserve after...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

Parks and rec to draft letter alerting UA to trails

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Committee voted Wednesday to draft a letter, for assembly approval, alerting the University of Alaska and the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

Planning commission seeks outside review for resource extraction

The Haines Borough Planning Commission recommended last week that its resource extraction definition go for professional, legal and staff review...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

Committee considers nixing rent taxes

The Haines Borough Assembly Finance Committee is interested in abolishing sales tax for long-term renters that would leave a $70,000 hole in the borou...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

New administrator hired for Chatham School District

The Chatham School District hired from within for its new superintendent as Gustavus School principal Ann Hilburn plans to take over the position...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

Magistrate to maintain post

Judge Linn Asper isn’t sure how long he’ll extend his temporary stay at Haines District Court as the Alaska court system remains in limbo. At a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

Eagle foundation builds new aviaries

The American Bald Eagle Foundation broke ground on remodeling its aviaries this month with goals to finish construction by October. Education and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 24, 2018

Water damage to stone wall leads to removal

Replacing gutters at the Haines Sheldon Museum revealed 30 years of water damage to accessory...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Enrollment drop could hurt school budget

The Haines Borough School District is at risk of losing $154,895 if school enrollment decreases as expected this fall. Interim superintendent Rich... Full story

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Eulachon make big splash again this year

Little silver fish turned the Chilkoot and Chilkat rivers black during last week’s spring eulachon run. Takshanuk Watershed Council Executive... Full story

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Jones Point remains heavy industrial

With only a few parcels of borough land zoned for heavy industry, the Haines Borough Planning Commission denied a petition by two Sawmill Road... Full story

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Runners set personal records at home meet

The Haines High School track team had its sights set on state competition as students raced against... Full story

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 17, 2018

Rachelle Galinski to speak at commencement ceremony

Haines High School graduation will be bittersweet for paraeducator Rachelle Galinski as she wishes...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

Homeschooling topic of joint meeting

The Haines Borough School District is taking strides to foster an inclusive relationship with roughly 50 homeschool students in the valley. As school...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

School board changes administration staff

The Haines Borough School District will restructure its administrative staff to improve efficiency and save money. Interim superintendent Rich...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 10, 2018

Track team kicks off first meet in Juneau

The Haines High School track team got a running start to their season in Juneau last weekend and now is gearing up for a home meet. Freshman Mark...

 

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