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Articles from the August 17, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Haines votes 'No' to recall three assembly members

Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet retained their seats on the assembly,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Uber driver ditches app, plans new taxi business

A Haines Uber driver is starting her own cab company after experiencing the difficulties of the mobile transportation app in a rural community. Suzann...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Passengers, pilot uninjured after emergency water landing

No one aboard an Alaska Seaplanes flight was injured Monday during an emergency water landing three miles outside of Juneau after the 207 Cessna’s e...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Vacation rental gets pass

The Haines Borough Planning Commission found no violation of a vacation rental conditional use permit issued to Kim and William Chetney despite a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 17, 2017

New teachers both hail from small town Alaska

The Haines Borough School District has hired two new teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017

Staff to reexamine pot tax

A proposed tobacco and marijuana excise tax ordinance will be divided and head back to the Haines Borough Assembly as two separate ordinances. The ass...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 17, 2017

Missing hunter found

An overdue hunter was located on Sullivan Island Tuesday after spending a night outside without gear. A Nixle notification was sent at 8 a.m. Tuesday...

 

Corrections

In an Aug. 3 article about the fire at Seduction Point, we reported that jurisdiction over fire suppression was taken away from the state division of...

 

This Week In History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Aug. 25, 1967 The Chilkat Center for the Arts at Port...

 

Thanks to park volunteers

Haines Woman’s Club would like to thank all who helped on the Tlingit Park Playground rehab. Many thanks to the guidance and knowledge of Terry...

 

Recyclers keep Haines clean

A gigantic thank you to the volunteers of Haines Friends of Recycling who work so hard to keep recyclable and compostable materials out of the...

 

Thanks to Garden Partiers

We would like to thank all those that came out to support Takshanuk Watershed Council’s garden education program at our Garden Party fund raiser...

 

Mosquito Lake sale draws crowd

Thanks to over 50 people who attended and supported our Market and Garage Sale at Mosquito Lake School Community Center last Sunday. Mark your...

 

People problem crowds bears

Here we go again, another dead bear through no fault of its own. It’s not a bear problem, it’s a people problem! Why can’t people realize these...

 

Suffering sockeye need help

I hope the Department of Fish and Game will not wait until there are very few sockeye to try and save them like they did the kings. When there are so...

 

School board needs math lesson

The Haines Borough School Board does not understand education. People learn not only from what they are “taught” but also what they observe from...

 

Thanks to Porcupine fire responders

As an employee of Constantine Metal Resources and a volunteer at Klehihi Valley Volunteer Fire Department since 2004, I would like to say a huge...

 

Duly Noted

Lucas Mariner was born to Lexie and Stuart DeWitt Monday, Aug. 14 at 12:59 p.m. and weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces. He joins older siblings Charlie and...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 8 A caller requested a welfare check on a person. Officers made contact with the person who said they would contact the caller. An...

 

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