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Articles from the November 9, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly shoots down manager's drone policy

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected Borough Manager Debra Schnabel’s proposed drone policy that would have, in part, allowed the borough to use a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Chilkat Center stage to be transformed into monster city

A solitary girl whose heart is stolen by monsters with plans to sell it to the highest bidder in a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Police seize meth, weapons

Haines Borough Police found 19 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia after searching the vehicle of a man charged with domestic violence...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Contractor claims sea floor too hard, again

Pacific Pile and Marine filed a second claim with the Haines Borough alleging the sea floor is harder than was described in PND Engineers’ analysis...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly probes University on Mud Bay timber sale alternatives

University of Alaska representatives and the Haines Borough Assembly discussed alternatives to a timber sale on the Mud Bay peninsula, which included...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

"Arcturus" shines bright in boat builder's memory

There's an empty slip in the small boat harbor that Terry Jacobson can't help but feel a little...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly and State Troopers spar over police responsibility

The Haines Borough Assembly and Alaska State Troopers Director Hans Brinke reached an impasse Wednesday afternoon on which government agency is respon...

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    November 9, 2017

Student internships improve library

The Haines Borough Public Library has a new space for teens thanks to the work of summer library interns Sarah Long and Keegan Palmieri. The library t...

 
 By Jo Goerner    News    November 9, 2017

Visitors center gets a makeover

The interior of the Haines Convention & Visitors Bureau has as new look thanks to Carolann Wooton, director of tourism, and Candi Bradford of Miles Fu...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Canadians score big in coho derby

A group of friends from Canada caught the first and third largest coho salmon during the Haines Sportsman’s Association’s first annual Coho...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly made winter closure an easy choice, owner says

After 14 years of ownership and year-round business, Harbor Bar and Lighthouse Restaurant owner Mike Ward is closing it for the winter and putting...

 

This week in history

November 8, 2007 Students and community members will have to wait until spring to use the new Klukwan School gymnasium because there isn’t enough...

 

Hard man lived rugged life alone, with few friends

Ed Beitner was a sportsman who excelled at alpine hunting, a machinist and a stern, uncompromising man who taught his family the backcountry survival... Full story

 

Duly Noted

On Saturday, October 21, members of the American Legion gathered for a flag ceremony at the Jones Point Cemetery for Erwin Hertz Sr. Erwin’s son...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, October 31 A Battle Road caller requested assistance with a civil issue. The caller was referred to court. A ring-in alarm was activated at...

 

Library thanks literary specters

The Haines Library would like to thank all those who made its first Literary Haunted House a huge success. Friends of the Library donated funds to...

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters raises big bucks

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Haines wants to thank the Haines Community for showing up and helping out with the annual Dream Big Dinner to support...

 

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