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Haines Youth Group Handed Out Clothing in West Coast Inner Cities

Planners approve 3 helipads at 10 Mile

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week approved a conditional use permit for the installation of three helipads at 10 Mile Haines Highway,...

Replacing school roof questioned

A local contractor who worked as foreman on a Haines High School roof replacement in 1999 this week questioned a proposed $1.4 million bond for...

Assembly to hear plea for backyard rifle range

A neighborhood dispute over a personal shooting range is raising questions about how the Haines Borough should deal with “grandfathering” in...

With sales low, 'Buckshot' to close Jan. 1

Four years after opening her boutique gift shop on Main Street, Kristine Harder has decided to pull up stakes and move her business to Skagway....

Fossman will play pro basketball in German league

Kyle Fossman has gone pro. The Haines High School all-star basketball player who won MVP honors at University of Alaska-Anchorage has signed a...

Police should enforce bear attractant laws

If we want to keep bears out of our garbage and in the rivers where tourists can get their bear fix, Fish and Game would be wise to include bear...

Donors helped others get on feet

On behalf of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL), I would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, Haines Borough, and the 32...

Support candidates who pay taxes

This fall we’re going to vote for new assembly members. We should all ask one question to each. Do you pay property taxes in Haines? If not, why...

Feldman's service will be missed

Thank you, Dr. Len Feldman, for your years of service to our community, especially your service as medical director and physician for Lynn Canal...

Editorial

A person learns early in life that the only real independence is financial – having your own money. That’s as true for towns as it is for...

Duly Noted

The Pioneer Bar and Bamboo Room will celebrate 60 years of family ownership with a party starting 7 p.m. Sept. 27. Owner Christy Tengs Fowler is...

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