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 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017 

Gas at landfill sends two workers to clinic

A Community Waste Solutions Bobcat ran over a container containing unidentified chemical irritants Wednesday, sending two employees to the Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017 

Assembly seat draws 7 applicants

Seven residents are seeking appointment to the Haines Borough Assembly seat vacated by the resignation of Mike Case. The applicants include some who...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 18, 2017 

Lendes donate $25K

Haines residents Chip and Heather Lende have donated $25,000 to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for a new fund to support local fitness and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 18, 2017 

Seep leaks tank farm fuel

Work at the Haines Fuel Terminal last year revealed significant underground pollution at Tanani Point Beach, representing as much as one third of the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 18, 2017 

At Battery Point, 13 bags of plastic

Seventeen volunteers collected 13 garbage bags of beach debris – including a discarded section of gillnet and two bags of polypropylene line –...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017 

Tengs Fowler, Plachta win awards for arts projects

Two residents are among 25 individuals chosen by the Rasmuson Foundation for a 2017 individual artist’s project award. Some 335 applications were...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017 

Mud Bay neighbors weigh resource extraction

Mud Bay residents and the Haines Borough Planning Commission are trying to decide how much is too much when it comes to natural resource extraction...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017 

Planners: Don't expand borough

The Haines Borough Planning Commission quashed the idea of expanding borough boundaries after the assembly referred the idea to planners last month....

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 18, 2017 

Duly Noted

Jessie Hopper of Fayetteville, Ga., is processing archival collections at Haines Sheldon Museum thanks to a grant from the National Historical...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Date-rape druggings reported to police

Two women drinking at bars Friday night told the police they were slipped a date-rape drug in separate incidents, according to the Haines Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Young puppeteers to stage 'Faust'

As the Haines Borough savings dwindle, borough officials are investigating alcohol and tobacco taxes as means of increasing revenues. At the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Moment of silence, apology at meeting

At a meeting that included colorful moments, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday heard the tourism director explain why she recently resigned,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Assembly considering 'sin taxes'

As the Haines Borough savings dwindle, borough officials are investigating alcohol and tobacco taxes as means of increasing revenues. At the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Commission hears concerns about police, procedure

The Public Safety Commission last week discussed how complaints against police are handled and how to make sure those who brought up issues feel...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Ambulance billing hits opposition

In an effort to increase tax revenues, the Haines Borough Assembly is discussing billing for ambulance service, a charge opposed by ambulance and fire...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Efforts continues for Mosquito Lake privy

The push for an outhouse at Mosquito Lake campground continued at Monday’s meeting of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. Committee chair...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Assembly adds to budget for health care, nonprofits, library

The Haines Borough Assembly approved several of member Margaret Friedenauer’s suggested budget amendments Tuesday, adding money to non-profits,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Group will discuss trail improvments

The Haines Borough’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will host a trails workshop next month to generate ideas for trail improvements and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Constantine seeks OK for spur road

Constantine Metal Resources has put on hold a section of a road construction project that the Bureau of Land Management approved last summer and is in...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Advisory committee endorses agency call on Tier 3

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee recommended at its April 27 meeting the state Department of Environmental Conservation take...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 11, 2017

New owners say they'll keep church camp open

Rainbow Glacier Camp, a summer church camp operated in Haines for decades, is under new ownership. The 52-acre facility at Paradise Cove, including ca...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 11, 2017

Track team to host squads from Juneau

Haines High School’s younger and older track team competes in its only home meet of the season starting 2:30 p.m. Friday at Sharnbroich Field. It...

 

Don Petersen mined 45 years

Longtime Porcupine gold miner Don Petersen died May 1 following a fall at his Haines Highway home...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 4, 2017

Committee raises sales tax questions

Should the Haines Borough and nonprofits collect sales tax on sales of goods and services? An assembly subcommittee looking at ways to raise revenues...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 4, 2017

Two poles. screen honor veterans

Totem poles and a screen carved by Tlingit master carver Wayne Price were ceremoniously unveiled in front of the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village and...

 

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