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 By Natalie Helms    News    April 13, 2017

Assembly chooses Lutak Dock option

The Haines Borough Assembly agreed to pursue a $37.4 million project to refurbish Lutak Dock as the borough’s preferred option, but only if grant...

 

Mystery object may be from kitchen tool

A curator at the Alaska State Museum appears to have identified a mystery object found on a Lutak Inlet beach. Ellen Carrlee, curator for Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

Full roster for April's 'First Friday'

April’s First Friday celebration will feature creations ranging from whimsical to decorative. The monthly art walk starts at 5 p.m. April 7. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017

Planners eye building height cap

Building height restrictions across the Haines Borough might be limited to 30 feet after the planning commission voted 5-2 last week to recommend...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 9, 2017

Mystery object: A 'king spoke' from a ship's wheel?

Historians at the Alaska State Museum this week examined photos of an object discovered by resident Luke Marquardt which resembles a handle, possibly...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Mountain race caps Winter Fest

Winter Fest saw a strong local turnout in its inaugural year, despite cancelled ferries and a closed Haines Highway that blocked out-of-town participa...

 

Thanks for making ski race a success

New snow and sunshine made last Saturday’s Miles Klehini Classic 10K ski event a huge success. The Haines Ski and Hike Club would like to...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 2, 2017

Solid waste group takes look at Sheldon's plan

At its Feb. 16 meeting, the Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group showed interest in a plan by resident Burl Sheldon to tackle community waste...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 2, 2017

Whales identified by photos

At least some of the killer whales spotted in Lutak Inlet on Feb. 17 were members of “AG pod,” a fish-eating group of orcas that number up to 35,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 2, 2017

Games put homegrown spin on Olympic events

The Haines Winter Games will be held Sunday. First held as the Winter Olympics in 1999, the event started as a hockey tournament under the fairgounds...

 

Sports-a-palooza: Hotch tourney, Winter Fest

If you like your winter sports indoors or out, there will be plenty to see or to do next weekend. Indoors, the 36th annual Dick Hotch Memorial...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 23, 2017

Dozens of orcas seen at Lutak

Dozens of killer whales spotted in Lutak Inlet Feb. 17 were likely a resident, fish-eating population and may have been a “super-pod” that sometim...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017

Wet snow shuts off power

Lutak residents fired up woodstoves, melted snow and hunkered down Saturday when a hard-to-reach break in a main transmission line left their...

 

Planners shoot down raising height rules

The Haines Borough Planning Commission last week backed off a plan to raise a 30-foot height restriction after hearing from firefighters that they...

 

Planners question, OK Lutak option

Two engineers on the Haines Borough Planning Commission were skeptical about construction elements of a $37.4 million design to refurbish Lutak Dock,...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Harbor group likes $37 million option

The Haines Borough’s Port and Harbor Advisory Committee on Feb. 2 endorsed a $37.3 million Lutak Dock rebuild option. It’s a variation of a $32...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Lutak Dock options focus on 2 designs

Design of a rebuilt Lutak Dock narrowed to two options on Wednesday, but a decision on which to pursue may await discovery of how much funding is avai...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

Assembly takes up taxes, cuts

Haines Borough Assembly members voiced support for reducing or eliminating dedication of sales taxes, and pursuing new alcohol, tobacco and marijuana...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 26, 2017

Assembly extends lobbyist's hire

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to keep lobbyist Bill Thomas on the job until June, to advertise for a permanent borough manager in Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Harbor trail outlined

Landscape architects for Corvus Design made their first recommendation for a Portage Cove trail and park Wednesday, based on five designs drawn up by...

 

Seward weighs lawsuit; recall effort in works

Bill Seward, who was fired as Haines Borough manager in an emotional assembly 4-2 vote last week, is pursuing legal action against the borough for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

Assembly sets priorities at retreat

The Haines Borough Assembly met on Dec. 11 for a four-hour retreat at the public library to outline what members believed were their biggest prioritie...

 

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