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Tuesday, June 13 A report of an injured eagle on Mud Bay Road was referred to the American Bald Eagle Foundation. A citizen reported a flower pot was...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Assembly passes $18 million budget

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $17.8 million budget Tuesday, including funding $95,000 for a local economic development...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Recall election to be held on August 15

A special election to recall Haines Borough Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 15. Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Longtime heroin addict shares struggle for sobriety

Editor’s note: The name of the heroin addict described in the following story has been changed. Shirley, a 56-year-old woman living in Haines, is...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Assembly seat draws 4 hopefuls

Four Haines residents have submitted letters of interest for the assembly seat vacated by Margaret Friedenauer’s resignation last month. The...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 15, 2017

Mattress dump hits a nerve

More than a dozen mattresses dumped at 25 Mile Haines Highway last month sparked conversation on social media about illegal dumping, a topic the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Public safety commission establishes drug panel

The Haines Public Safety Commission established itself as a “Drug Awareness Task Force” June 1 after a town hall meeting where community members,...

 

Perplexed by recall, suspicious of chief

I am dumbfounded that anyone in Haines would want to recall assembly members because they asked that the police blotter be reinstated in the Chilkat...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, June 6 A report of an injured eagle at 34 Mile Haines Highway was referred to the American Bald Eagle Foundation. A citizen reported...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Recall organizers turn in signatures

The leaders behind a recall effort aimed at ousting three Haines Borough assembly members turned in signatures required to move ahead with the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Schnabel starts into manager's job

Debra Schnabel began work as the Haines Borough manager Monday, wrapping up a controversial hiring process, but still leaving unanswered questions...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 8, 2017

Assembly's final budget discussion set for Tuesday

The assembly on Tuesday is scheduled to approve a $17.8 million budget that for now includes some new, large expenditures, $50,800 worth of...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, May 23 A caller reported trespassing on private property on Mud Bay Road. Police secured the premises. There were no signs of entry. A caller...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 1, 2017

Assembly balks at trooper bid to expand police role

The Haines Borough Assembly will seek legal advice regarding an Alaska State Trooper official’s opinion that the borough is responsible for policing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 25, 2017

Meeting to address hard drug use issue

A town hall meeting will be held June 1 to address what police and some health officials say is a rise in hard drug use. Besides anecdotal evidence, l...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 25, 2017

In 25th year, festival will feature 130 beers

Twenty-one brewing companies from Alaska, Washington and Canada along with three distributors will offer more than 130 types of beer during this...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 25, 2017

Duly Noted

Song Nash, 41, died of stomach cancer in Seattle on May 20. A funeral will be held 3 p.m. Monday, May 29 at St. Luke Catholic Church in Shoreline. Wif...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, May 16 A caller sought extra patrols on Dalton Street due to suspicion that someone was rifling vehicles. Police responded to a report of a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 18, 2017

Assembly seat draws 7 applicants

Seven residents are seeking appointment to the Haines Borough Assembly seat vacated by the resignation of Mike Case. The applicants include some who...

 

Bike to School Day a community event

Thank you to everyone who helped with the “Ride Your Bike to School Day” at Haines School. We especially appreciate those who came early to help...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Date-rape druggings reported to police

Two women drinking at bars Friday night told the police they were slipped a date-rape drug in separate incidents, according to the Haines Borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Young puppeteers to stage 'Faust'

As the Haines Borough savings dwindle, borough officials are investigating alcohol and tobacco taxes as means of increasing revenues. At the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Assembly considering 'sin taxes'

As the Haines Borough savings dwindle, borough officials are investigating alcohol and tobacco taxes as means of increasing revenues. At the...

 

Chilkat Inlet bonfires at issue

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee brainstormed ideas to make beach bonfires safer, backtracking on an earlier position to leave development...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 11, 2017

Commission hears concerns about police, procedure

The Public Safety Commission last week discussed how complaints against police are handled and how to make sure those who brought up issues feel...

 

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