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 By Tom Morphet    News    August 20, 2015 

Newcomer restoring noted painter's stone house

A commercial real estate developer who moved to town last spring is restoring a stone-sided house on the Chilkat River, partly as a tribute to Gil...

 By Tom Morphet    News    August 6, 2015

Biologist to speak at 2nd bear fest

The second annual Haines Celebration of Bears, an educational effort aimed at protecting bears by educating people, will include programs for youths...

 By Karen Garcia    News    July 23, 2015

Membership qualifications cause Chamber rift

A decision at last week’s Haines Chamber of Commerce board meeting that prompted a prominent member to quit the group has resurrected questions of...

 By Tom Morphet    News    July 16, 2015

Russell takes helm as new park ranger

Travis Russell figures serving as state park ranger in Haines involves three seasons: summer, bald...

 By Karen Garcia    News    July 9, 2015

Picture Point work runs thin on funds

The Picture Point Wayside Project is costing more than the Haines Borough projected, with new bathrooms at $25,000 over budget and paving of the...

 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 9, 2015

Duly Noted

Over 25 relatives attended the three-day Chaffin family reunion, said Phyllis Sage, who hosted this year’s reunion. Family traveled from West...

 News    July 2, 2015

Haines 4th of July Festivities

Oh, say can you see: Fireworks are back The rockets’ red glare returns this year with a fireworks display that will be shot off Port Chilkoot Dock s...

 By Joe Parnell    Wonderings    July 2, 2015

A question that must be answered: What's the real deal with the spiel?

I am driving a tour bus this summer to Kroschel's Wildlife Park, Refuge, Sanctuary, Film Studios, thing on Mosquito Lake Road which is 27 miles from... Full story

 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Drop in salmon prices a blow to fleet

A major drop in prices paid to fishermen soured the opening week of the Lynn Canal commercial gillnet season. Blame it on a storm in the global...

 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Minor offense ticket holiday coming to an end

Fines for minor offenses are on their way back. The Haines Borough Assembly recently introduced an ordinance that will empower police and some borough...

 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

BLM: Heli-ski permits trump borough map rules

The Bureau of Land Management’s recent decision to permit commercial helicopter landings on a block of the agency’s land south of town has raised...

 News    June 11, 2015

E-waste: 3rd highest collection

Haines Friends of Recycling volunteers packed up 17,414 pounds of electronics at the group’s ninth annual electronic waste collection event held...

 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 11, 2015

Duly Noted

Sage William Bieberich was born at Juneau’s Birth Center at 11:15 p.m. June 4. Mom is Sylvia Heinz Bieberich and dad is Chad Bieberich. Sage...

 Blotter    June 11, 2015

Police Report

Monday, June 8 A Mud Bay Road resident reported people in the area have been constantly running chainsaws and power tools at 5:45 a.m. An officer cont...

 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2015

Help wanted: New generation to save historic cabin

The Chilkat Valley Historical Society is hoping a new and younger cadre of volunteers will help bring its Anway cabin project to completion....

 Blotter    June 5, 2015

Police report

Monday, June 1 A caller reported a scooter parked in a bus parking area on Third Avenue. When police responded, the scooter was gone. Police mediated...

 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Testimony supports waiving cruise ship fees

Haines Borough staff and local tour operators turned out this week at an assembly Commerce Committee meeting to lobby for a proposed program that woul...

 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    May 7, 2015

Police Report

Monday, May 4 A caller reported possible neglect of an animal at a household on FAA Road. The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel was advised. Police...

 Letters    May 7, 2015

Thanks to inns for opening doors

A big thanks to the properties that opened their doors for the Accommodations Open House on April 29-30. Response to the evenings has been incredibly...

 By Karen Garcia    News    April 30, 2015

State park ranger resigns after 8 months

After eight months on the job, Haines Park Ranger Tom Kain resigned his position last week. Mike Eberhardt, Southeast parks superintendent and...

 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 23, 2015

Duly Noted

Haines Borough fireman Al Badgley received a standing ovation when he accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 31st Annual Southeast Emergency...

 Letters    April 23, 2015

Thanks for help with Youth Fishing Day

The third annual Youth Fishing Day on the Chilkat River was a great success. Dozens of young anglers and their families showed up to try their hand...


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