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 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Appeal filed against hauling Skyline rock

The Haines Borough Planning Commission granted Southeast Roadbuilders a conditional use permit Feb. 9 to excavate 7,500 cubic yards of rock near the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Store's towel promotion runs dry

Got new towels? Someone apparently has quite a few. So many, in fact, that others have none at all. That’s the upshot of a promotion at Howsers, whi...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Borough looks at shipping its trash

An idea to cut the municipality’s solid waste bill in half is going to the Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group. Interim Borough Manager...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Wet snow shuts off power

Lutak residents fired up woodstoves, melted snow and hunkered down Saturday when a hard-to-reach break in a main transmission line left their...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Assembly to mull state tax issues

Should the Haines Borough take a position on a statewide sales tax or a state income tax? The borough assembly will meet as a committee 4 p.m....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Borough, DA won't pursue Turner claim

Neither the state district attorney nor the Haines Borough will investigate a complaint that the assembly acted improperly when it voted against...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Assembly hears idea to move visitor center

The Haines Borough Assembly this week heard a proposal to move the Visitor Information Center from the aging log structure at Second Avenue near...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

District pens policy on absences

The Haines Borough School District recently put its planned absence practices in writing, adding a section to policy to formalize procedures enforced...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Leaders respond to Facebook page

A private Facebook page came under fire at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting. Two assembly members were critical of “Haines Rant and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Planners shoot down raising height rules

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week backed off a plan to raise a 30-foot height restriction after hearing from firefighters that they...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 16, 2017 

Planners question, OK Lutak option

Two engineers on the Haines Borough Planning Commission were skeptical about construction elements of a $37.4 million design to refurbish Lutak Dock,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017 

Heavy snow sinks cabin cruiser

A cabin cruiser that sank early Sunday morning in the Haines Harbor was raised Tuesday by a Juneau-based marine salvage company. The 32-foot...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

Blaze claims home on hillside

A fire of undetermined origin gutted a classic home at 234 W. Oslund Drive on the evening of Feb. 2. No one was hurt in the blaze that claimed most...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Juneau's violent speech ban leads to DDF meet here

The Haines School Drama, Debate and Forensics team will host a second home meet Saturday after a rule at a Juneau competition in January barred...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Raptor handler tops in bird training

The American Bald Eagle Foundation’s raptor curator is the first in Alaska and one of only 68 people in the world to become a certified professional...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

Too many school absences?

Are planned absences taking too big a bite out of learning at the Haines School? At Tuesday’s school board meeting, two veteran teachers expressed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Waste group seeks handle on mission

At its third meeting, the Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group Monday continued to wrestle with identifying the issues it is tasked to solve,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

CIA making headway on trail around homes

The Chilkoot Indian Association is about halfway toward completing a trail encircling its Chilkoot Estates subdivision, an addition that will more...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

Valentine offerings: 3 dinners

Sweethearts have plenty of options for Valentine’s Day. The Presbyterian Church holds its annual Valentine’s Tea starting 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

KHNS seeks comments

The Alaska Supreme Court last month rejected a former Haines Borough candidate’s claims that he had to keep confidential his financial earnings....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Code group decides priorities

The Haines Borough Code Review Commission set minor offenses – the catalyst for the group’s formation – as its third priority as it begins to...

 

Duis volunteered with ANB, Hospice

Community volunteer Bob Duis, 70, died Jan 31 of heart failure at the health clinic. Duis retired...

 

Tattoo artist Baker liked to play host

Joe Baker, a tattoo artist and 29-year Haines resident, died Jan. 23 at his home in Port Edwards,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Lutak Dock options focus on 2 designs

Design of a rebuilt Lutak Dock narrowed to two options on Wednesday, but a decision on which to pursue may await discovery of how much funding is avai...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Gym Floor defies fixes

The Haines High School gym floor may be stripped to the hardwood, repainted and refinished this summer after two recent attempts to recoat it...

 

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