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Articles from the November 2, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Engineers and assembly differ on pathway's safety

The Haines Borough Assembly voted last week to oppose a proposed trail leading across the boat ramp in the Portage Cove Harbor design but a PND...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Mayor, working group to sell solid waste plan to public

Haines Borough Mayor Jan Hill and borough manager Debra Schnabel are working to refine and release a publicly subsidized solid waste program plan that...

 By Tom Morphet    News    November 2, 2017

Eagle counts soar this year

Researcher Chloe Goodson’s tally of more than 1,400 eagles during a roadside count last week bodes well for next week’s Alaska Bald Eagle...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Debate over downtown lot's use crops up again

Public versus private use of a downtown lot resurfaced as various borough boards and committees rehashed what to do with the empty lot at Third and...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Bald eagle festival boasts new activities

The American Bald Eagle Foundation wants to increase community participatoin during this year’s festival. Sidney Campbell, education and outreach co...

 By Jo Goerner    News    November 2, 2017

Safety commission seeks two additional members

The Haines borough public safety commission met last week to seat a new chairperson, discuss long-term goals and devise strategies for grappling with...

 By Jo Goerner    News    November 2, 2017

Klukwan school library wins award for cultural film series

The Klukwan Community and School Library received the 2017 Outstanding Project Award from the Guardians of Culture and Lifeways Award Program for...


Two wrestlers take second

Glacier Bears’ Kamakana Kanahele and Wesley Verhamme placed second in their weight brackets in the round-robin wrestling tournament in Ketchikan... Full story


Volleyball team fields few players

The Haines junior varsity girls’ volleyball team played teams from Mount Edgecombe, Petersburg, Klawock, and Sitka at the All Comers Tournament in... Full story


Listen to those who speak softly

When Chilkat Valley residents make decisions on resource issues, to include fishing and mining and other industries that will have lasting impacts, I...


Halloween rocks at Mosquito Lake

Thank you to caller Gene Kennedy and musicians Tom Heywood, Eric Holle and Burl Sheldon for setting a festive tone for the 10/28 Halloween Hootenanny...


Burn bad habits, not your trash

Burning trash is harmful to human health. When household garbage containing non-combustibles like plastics is burned on one resident’s private...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 2, 2017

Charges filed against hit and run suspect

Haines police have charged a man who allegedly crashed his car into a Delta Western truck and left the scene without reporting the accident last... Full story


Duly Noted

The Haines Borough Public Library hosted a Literary Haunted House for Halloween. Visitors were greeted by Madox Rodgers, who popped up out of a...


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