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 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Heli-ski map proposals concern Fish and Game

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game cited concern with 11 of the 15 heli-ski map proposals the Haines Borough Assembly will soon consider adding...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

No bidders for timber sale

The University of Alaska initiated an “over-the-counter” negotiated sale process for timber on the Chilkat Peninsula after receiving no bids for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Coliforms present in 'spring'

The Mud Bay “spring” tested positive again this month for total coliforms, a type of bacteria found in human and animal waste. On Tuesday the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Lot design advances

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly approved the Portage Cove boat launch and parking lot design concept after a continuing debate about the safety...

 

New committee appointments

The Haines Borough Planning Commission and parks and recreation advisory committee recommended new appointments for expired and empty seats to mayor...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    November 30, 2017

Arts Outlook

Local musicians to rock solstice Musicians from around the Upper Lynn Canal will take center stage for Solstice Celebration, a showcase of local...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

'Tricksters' give new meaning to family drama

Haines' newest theater troupe "The Merry Tricksters of Haines," debuted its first performance of...

 

Borough Briefs

KHNS to live-stream assembly meetings KHNS will soon offer online, live-streaming of Haines and Skagway borough assembly meetings, general manager...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    November 30, 2017

Online market yields more sales for farmers

The Salt & Soil Marketplace, a virtual farmer’s market serving Haines and Juneau, has seen a moderate increase in both vendor participation and...

 

Students clear the way for walkers

Many thanks to teacher, Jason Eson, and the “Mighty Middle School Shovelers” for clearing sidewalks and pathways of snow. This crew’s work with...

 

Zoning interpretations don't line up

Thank you to the five Borough Assembly members who supported the purpose and intent of Haines Borough code in response to the proposed University...

 

Respect your elders, check your facts

In answer to Dave Werner: 1. We as a respected people, Tribe of the Chilkat, hereby deport you back to wherever you came from. 2. I would like to...

 

Volunteers served community well

What a wonderful turn out for our Community Thanksgiving Dinner. We were able to provide over 75 meals this year, and we could not have done it...

 

Help needed for red kettle fundraiser

I would like to personally thank all those in the Haines community who have been so generous already this Thanksgiving/Christmas season. The need...

 

Duly Noted

Ted and Meghan Hart welcomed their daughter into the world last week at the Sitka’s SEARHC/Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital. Lolana Mae Hart was born at...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, November 21 A Juneau area caller reported receiving a fraudulent telephone call. Haines Police Dept. received a report of a vehicle impeding...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Thanksgiving Day turkey trotters

From left: Alisa Beske and Tracy Wirak run down a snow packed Mud Bay Road at the Thanksgiving Day...

 

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