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Articles from the June 14, 2018 edition

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Bikers gear up for race

Tires, gears, and costumes are getting final touches for the 25th anniversary of the annual Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay on Saturday. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018

Fullerton to become state trooper

Michael Fullerton has started over many times throughout his adult life-he's been a financial...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018

Borough to advance taxpayer-funded solid waste program

Prompted by citizen complaints and borough staff intervention, the Haines Borough Assembly this week decided to take a more active role in waste...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018

C-SPAN heads to town

The C-SPAN bus is making a pit stop in Haines on its quest to visit all 50 state capitals. Mayor Jan Hill said she was contacted by officials from...

 

Summer reporter is ready to write

There's a new girl in town who wears glasses and asks questions. My name is Jenny-Marie...

 

Chum price, run forecast looks good for fishermen

Commercial fishermen can expect an average sockeye return and a high chum price this season, according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 14, 2018

Debate continues over police patrols outside townsite

The Haines Borough Assembly again discussed the merits of police patrols outside the townsite—shining a light on a more than year-long debate about...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018

Constantine to initiate economic viability study

Constantine Metal Resources started another summer of drilling at the Palmer Project this month with plans to expand exploration and reevaluate its...

 

Haines police conduct active shooter training

Local and state law enforcement officers received active shooter emergency response training last week, including active-shooter simulations with...

 

Assembly withdraws funding for OpenGov

The assembly withdrew funding for an online public engagement software program before approving next year’s $13.6 million budget, reversing its...

 

Graffiti greets visitors

Cruise ship passengers and boaters will not only be treated to glacier and mountain views during the run up the Lynn Canal toward Haines, but also...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018

Committee rejects proposal to elect board, planning commission members

Haines Mayor Jan Hill will continue to appoint volunteers to the borough’s committees and boards after a proposal to shift responsibility to voters...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 14, 2018

$100,000 'lipstick job': officials discuss fate of public safety building

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed what should happen with the borough’s public safety building Monday, a facility that one assembly member said...

 

Editor's Note

I’m leaving for a few weeks to go commercial fishing in Bristol Bay again this summer and I want to introduce readers to two individuals who are...

 

Summer camp schedule

Children in the Chilkat Valley shouldn’t be bored this summer with dozens of camps, classes and activities to join. Sports, culture, language,...

 

Assembly Briefs

Two tour permits approved The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to grant new commercial tour permits to Uncruise Adventures and SEAK...

 

Harold Hannon- July 16, 1927 - June 6, 2018

Harold Hannon has passed peacefully in his sleep while visiting family in Oregon. He was born in... Full story

 

Who has our best interest in mind?

As a professional woodworker, I realize that trees have to be cut down and metals need to be mined for me to do my job. But I don’t support cutting...

 

Seduction Point graffiti is abhorrent

Rarely do I become enraged. Even if warped, there is some logic behind most acts committed by the human species. Whether it’s stupidity, ignorance...

 

Get engaged: stream public meetings

Have you ever heard the news from a public meeting and wondered what happened? There is no need to wonder anymore because Haines Borough Assembly and...

 

Duly Noted

Ava Jade Stanford was born to Amber Long and Coleman Stanford on June 4 at the Family Birth Center in Juneau surrounded by siblings Grace, Ari’el...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, June 5 A caller reported a vehicle towing an unregistered trailer. A caller on Small Tracts Road reported being harassed. The person was...

 

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