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 By Natalie Helms    News    September 22, 2016 

Fiber-optic cable laid in canal

Haines and Skagway residents may soon have access to faster internet service now that Alaska Power and Telephone is laying 86 miles of undersea...

 

Nature doesn't create mine tailings

In a recent letter, John Hirsh compares sediment from “pulverizing glaciers” and landslide debris to potential impacts of a mine at Glacier...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Nonprofits to receive funding

The Haines Borough Assembly took $65,000 originally earmarked for the area’s nonprofit organizations out of limbo, and approved the appropriations...

 

Haines helped her in dark times

The sculpture that Sarah King made for Charles Ewing’s grave is a heavy, solid piece. Formed in the shape of a fish, the work is about three feet ta...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Assembly nails down heliskiing timetable

The Haines Borough Assembly changed the law to delay the next heliskiing mapping efforts until 2019. However, it also grandfathered in two existing...

 

Chinook salmon numbers low for Chilkat River

Chinook salmon returning to Chilkat River spawning grounds this year failed to meet the state’s targets, troubling Alaska Department of Fish and Gam...

 

Crew member overboard

A cruise ship crew member went overboard in the Lynn Canal on Sept. 8. The body of the 25-year-old woman has not been found. The crew member of the...

 

State seeks pesticide permit comments

The state is accepting public comments until Oct. 3 on renewing a statewide discharge permit for pesticide use. Consequently, that permit will...

 

Duly Noted

The Mountain Mamas Gone Mad was the only Haines team to compete in the Klondike Road Relay last Saturday. The race had the largest turnout to date. Te...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Magistrate in office one week per month

A full-time, on-site Haines magistrate is the latest casualty in a long series of public service cuts brought on by Alaska's budget crisis. Following...

 

Skits laugh at history

“Skits-O-Frenia – The Historical Hysterical Histrionics Skit Festival” will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chilkat Center. The...

 
 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...

 

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