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Articles from the March 1, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 1, 2018

Assembly scrutinizes Alaska Excursions tour

Before approving an ATV tour permit at Glacier Point, the Haines Borough Assembly decided this week to investigate unsafe practices by Skagway tour...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 1, 2018

Local artist draws fire in Juneau

A wearable art piece by Haines resident Beth Bolander sparked a national conversation on cultural appropriation after it was taken off the runway in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 1, 2018

Routine traffic stop ends in felony drug bust

Haines Police arrested a 20-year-old Juneau man Saturday after a routine traffic stop on two felony drug charges. Officer Chris Brown said he nearly...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 1, 2018

Arts Outlook

First Friday includes cartography art, woven wall hangings An artist, author and cartographer will...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 1, 2018

New working group to tackle heli-ski map

The assembly voted to 4-1 take a new approach to regulating heli-ski map terrain. Following borough manager Debra Schnabel’s advice, the assembly ap...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 1, 2018

Winter Fest 2018

Haines, Whitehorse and Juneau residents came out in full force for Haines Winter Fest despite heavy...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 1, 2018

'Book Bandits' steal win

Competition was tough in the final round of Tournament of the Readers, but fifth graders in the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 1, 2018

Lutak dock repairs remain uncertain after second joint committee meeting

Haines committees struggled to choose between immediate safety or long-term goals as they reviewed repair and replacement options for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 1, 2018

Borough Briefs

Assembly appoints public safety members The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday appointed three new public safety commissioners. Chuck Mitman, Pat Hefley...

 
 By Liam Cassidy    News    March 1, 2018

Glacier Bears boys secure number two seed for regionals

In the final countdown to this year's tournament basketball, the Haines Glacier Bears hosted the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 1, 2018

Town helps with medical bills after student loses fingers in shop accident

A Haines High School student who cut off three fingers in a shop class accident last week will likely regain the use of two of her fingers after a...

 

Joneshill: former teacher, natural healer

Former Haines and Mosquito Lake School elementary teacher Barry Joneshill, 71, died Feb. 14 at his... Full story

 

Black: former Haines city mayor, veteran

Dave Black, 82, former mayor and businessman, died of heart failure on Feb. 10 in Puyallup, Wash.... Full story

 

We come together when it counts

Lilly and I want to thank the community for all your love and support during Lilly’s recent battle with cancer. I have seen this community come...

 

Great job beautiful readers

Congratulations to the winners in the 2018 School Library’s Tournament of the Readers. The Beautiful Book Bandits (Selby Long, Lucia Chapell, Ariel...

 

Thanks for Winter Fest success

Thanks to all the organizations, businesses and volunteers that contributed to the success of Winter Fest weekend! Thanks to Winter Fest event...

 

Frozen lake supports grateful skiers

The 3rd Annual Miles Ski Classic Race was held as part of Haines Winter Fest 2018 on Chilkoot Lake Sunday and we lucked out with a sunny day between...

 

Mountain of thanks for adventure race

Thank you to everyone who helped make Haines’ second annual winter alpine adventure race a roaring success! First, big thanks to the 44 athletes...

 

Duly Noted

Mary Ann Price became a great grandma again on Jan. 11. Bobby Giovanni Ginn-Price, weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces, was born to proud parents Bobby...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, Feb. 20 A 44-year-old man was arrested at 26.5 Mile Haines Highway for theft and taken to Haines jail. A caller reported someone rifled...

 

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