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Make committee more well-rounded

In the borough code, conflict of interest is defined as someone who would gain financially or have a special interest in a particular topic. In...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Crowd Rallies against recreation map plan

The future of mapping winter recreation sites in the Haines Borough was uncertain after more than 100 residents turned out Tuesday to criticize the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Committee proposes alternatives to heli-ski map group

The Haines Borough Assembly’s commerce committee weighed options for the future of the Heliski Map Committee – including eliminating it all...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 19, 2017

Legislators say they'll defend trooper slot

Legislators representing Haines said in recent interviews they would work to block proposed cuts to the Chilkat Valley. The 30th Alaska Legislature...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 12, 2017

Cheaper internet in the works

Alaska Power and Telephone customers will soon get faster Internet speeds and be able to transfer more data, thanks to the fiber optic line that runs...

 

Duly Noted

Gloria Jill Armstrong-Kosinski was born Jan. 4 to Sophia Armstrong and Reilly Kosinski at Anchorage’s Providence Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs., 14...

 

Gov. Walker pulls plug on Juneau Road

Gov. Bill Walker cited the state fiscal crisis last week for his decision to halt the Juneau Access Road Project, making good on his promise to...

 
 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...

 

Largest timber sale in decades moves forward

An Oregon company may walk away the new owner of 855 acres of timber in the Haines State Forest. It’s the largest timber sale the state forest has...

 

Safety net frays with case manager decline

A year after state funding cuts caused Lynn Canal Counseling to fold into Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, another Haines nonprofit is str...

 

Assembly delays action on heliski map expansion

In the face of two appeals citing conflicts of interest, the Haines Borough assembly Tuesday voted unanimously to delay the controversial process of...

 

Retired judge Asper returns to Haines courtroom

From now until the end of the fiscal year in June, Haines will once again have a resident magistrate – thanks to the community spirit of retired...

 

Parks and Rec panel discusses heliskiing

The other recreationists who populate the backcountry of Haines weighed in Monday on the controversial remapping of heliski site maps where helicopter...

 

Becky's Place: Nonprofit offers shelter to abused

Jackie Mazeikas remembers walking around Haines, questioning people about something nobody here wanted to talk about. Women were being assaulted and s...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    December 8, 2016

High demand shuts down electrical grid

All of Haines and Skagway went black for 13 minutes Monday as winter electricity demands maxed out power systems. Darren Belisle, Alaska Power and...

 

Assembly to tackle big agenda Tuesday

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday will issue a six-month report card for newly-arrived manager Bill Seward to determine whether any course...

 

Hertz confronted adversity with optimism, faith

Erwin Hertz, a logger-turned-electrician who confronted hardship with optimism and faith, died...

 

At 26, public works chief 'wicked smart'

In August, Will Hickman was hired as Haines Borough public works superintendent. At 26, he may be the youngest person ever to hold that position....

 

Fort Seward's new art piece aims to slow sands of time

One of Haines’ newest public art pieces is an interactive work that combines glass, steel, stone and even the contemplative sands of time. The...

 

Heliski debate centers on goat, bear impacts

The Haines heliskiing map committee convened Monday for another round of reviewing the backcountry site maps where ski-adventure companies drop off...

 
 By John Stang    News    November 17, 2016

Groups seek delay in heli-skiing decisions

Hold off until mountain goat and bear preliminary studies are finished next spring. Tighter conflict-of-interest rules. That’s what two local adviso...

 

Committee seeks area brown bear count

How many brown bears live in the Haines and Skagway Boroughs? No one really knows. Consequently, an advisory committee decided Wednesday to ask the...

 

Duly Noted

Deliah Kay Nash entered the world at Bartlett Hospital in Juneau at 4:18 a.m. on Nov. 1 to CaSandra Smith and Adrian Nash. Deliah weighed eight...

 

Clinton narrowly carries Haines

The Haines Borough chose Hillary Clinton by a margin of only four votes in Tuesday’s general election. Three-hundred seventy-four voters in...

 

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