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 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016 

Race for borough assembly swells to 6 candidates

Three new candidates will vie for two open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly alongside incumbent Diana Lapham and challengers Judy Erekson and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 25, 2016 

Constantine gets OK for next stage of development

Constantine Metal Resources last week won agency approval for 2.5 miles of additional roads, 120 feet of bridges and other infrastructure at the Palme...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Highway widening on track for next summer

The Haines Highway reconstruction project, a $100 million job about 12 years in the making, this week received the green light to move forward. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 11, 2016

For sale: Town's businesses in flux

When Scott Haston, a 1980 Haines High School graduate, returned to town this May after 35 years away, his first reaction was, “Everywhere you look,...

 

Skit workshops offered

Lynn Canal Community Players is offering two additional skit development workshops in advance of the Sept. 10 event, “Skitsophrenia: Historic...

 

Charlie Jimmie was image of Alaska to outside world

Haines cultural and dance leader Charlie Jimmie, 84, died Friday in the Alaska Native Medical...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 4, 2016

AMG seeks permit for Flower Mountain tour

Alaska Mountain Guides is looking to add a commercial ATV tour to its operations that would take clients around the Flower Mountain and lower Klehini...

 

Editorial

The Southeast Alaska State Fair, our town’s biggest celebration, certainly earns its ranking as one of the preeminent cultural events in the...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 21, 2016

Young actors stage beanstalk musical this weekend

On Friday morning, a club-wielding giant chased a slight boy dressed in green on the Chilkat Center stage. As he swung his club back and forth, the...

 

Station raised $70K, topped goal

KHNS would like to thank the more than 450 members, volunteers, businesses and friends who came together to support KHNS during our 2016...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 7, 2016

Vote on tourism tax advances

After more than an hour of testimony from residents, the Haines Borough Finance Committee last week recommended to let voters in the fall municipal...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 7, 2016

Two meetings to give update on biomass project

A shift in plans for municipal biomass heat from wood pellets to chips will be a main topic at two informational public meetings next week hosted by...

 

Police Report

Monday, July 4 A Comstock Road resident reported fireworks being discharged in the area. Police responded and issued a warning. An officer reported...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2016

Price up, harvest low for fleet

Gillnetters are earning a little more for their salmon this season, but harvested fewer fish than expected during the season’s first opener. “On...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

A vote for agencies to determine Tier 3

While its members can’t decide if they support designating the Chilkat River as an Outstanding National Resource Water, the Upper Lynn Canal Fish...

 

Free workshop for festival skits

A free workshop led by Dan Henry July 7-9 aims at helping residents develop skits for September’s Historic Hysterics Skit Festival. The festival,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

'Bully-proofing' workshops set

Bullying isn’t something that just happens in schools, or among middle-schoolers. And it doesn’t always look like a student being pushed into a...

 

Town, fleet came through with picnic

Thanks to the more than 2,000 residents, visitors, and KCIBR participants who attended the Community King Salmon Barbecue June 18 at the Southeast...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 16, 2016

Gillnetters expect improved prices

For commercial fishermen in Lynn Canal this year, size matters. Department of Fish and Game biologist Mark Sogge said sockeye salmon returning to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

Hearings set on wood chip heat proposal

The Haines Borough School Board will meet at 7 p.m. on July 14 to hear a detailed presentation and ask questions about a proposal by borough consultan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    June 9, 2016

Police Report

Monday, June 6 A person reported a brown bear in the woods near Cox Street. Dispatch forwarded the report to Fish and Game. A person reported a possib...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 2, 2016

A better environment is in the bag

Being environmentally conscious just got a little bit easier. Lynn Canal Conservation and Tracy Wirak’s fourth-grade class recently teamed up to...

 

Camp fare: Sports, science, stage

Children’s librarian Holly Davis said a record 122 students have registered for the Haines Borough Public Library’s Summer Reading Program,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 26, 2016

Haines High School grads 'shake it off' at ceremony

Speaker Suzanne Newton urged graduates to make “glorious, fantastic mistakes” at the commencement exercises for Haines High School’s class of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Chamber study quantifies nonprofit contributions

The financial impact of local nonprofits has come to the fore of political discussions in recent years, as state and federal funds dwindle and the...

 

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