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Articles from the July 27, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Expanded police service still murky

A complex, borough-wide police service area draft ordinance might come before voters this October, but some residents and assembly members say it...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Marijuana industry budding in Haines

Local cannabis entrepreneurs discussed their business plans with the Haines Borough Assembly Monday and addressed local objections to their permit...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 27, 2017

Lende books might make TV

Local author and assembly member Heather Lende’s books may become a TV series. Variety announced Friday that FremantleMedia, a global media firm...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Petersburg grower sets up shop

Petersburg’s Gary Morgan built his limited marijuana cultivation facility Moog Droog from the ground up. He said it cost him around $100,000, way...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Haines last Alaska stop for cyclist touring Americas

Tomàs Rebora, 39, biked through Haines last week during the first leg of what will be a two-year cycling journey that spans from Deadhorse, Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 27, 2017

Two business owners among finalists in regional competition

Two Haines business owners are among 12 finalists in a Southeast business development competition. Sarah Jaymont of Sarah J’s Espresso Shop and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 27, 2017

First Friday exhibit explores place through found objects

Photography and found object art will make up most of August’s First Friday celebration. The Alaska Arts Confluence will feature the work of Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 27, 2017

Jobless rate down

The Haines Borough unemployment rate dropped a full percentage point between June 2016 and June 2017, more than any other Southeast community, but...

 

Southeast Alaska State Fair Preview

Dehli 2 Dublin, The Breakdancing Ninjas new acts to fair Instrumental funk, breakdancing ninjas and an Indian Irish electronic dance group are among...

 

Shady deal hurts taxpayers

The payment of $66,000 to Tony Habra is completely unjustified, inappropriate, and not in conformance with the actual contract. If you read the contra...

 

Recall supporters won't defend views?

To the organizers of the recall, am I correct— none of you are participating in the KHNS forum? Certainly, the recall process was both effort and...

 

Local leaders can't make everyone happy

I would like to once again thank the mayor and all the Haines Borough assembly members for their commitment to a thankless job that involves hours of...

 

Duly Noted

Ron Jackson hiked the Chilkoot Trail for the first time this month with his friends Russ White, Cyndi Buckson, Molly Sturdevant, Diane La Course and S...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, July 18 A citizen reported speeding vehicles near 10 Mile Lutak Road. A caller reported a lost wedding ring. A caller reported a lost set of...

 

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