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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 19, 2018 

Baseline water data focus of mining forum

The Chilkat Valley Mining Committee hosted and organized a forum on water Wednesday evening where speakers outlined the Alaska Department of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Plastic bags in Haines

Plastic bags have a bad rap and Haines is taking strides to reduce their use. Haines Friends of Recycling’s zero-waste themed Earth Week has renewed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 19, 2018 

Lighthouse committee on third round attempt to lease Eldred Rock

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse Committee hopes it’s near the end of an almost 20-year battle to access the island and restore the historic lighthouse....

 

Stand by for a substantial response

In response to Eric Holle’s Letter to Editor published in last Thursday’s issue, it is difficult to respond adequately in the Chilkat Valley...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 12, 2018

King concerns among Forestry plan comments

A local nonprofit group and an advisory committee are urging the state Division of Forestry to halt timber sales planned for the next five years that...

 

Tier 3 support was born in Haines

Joe Poor’s commentary claims support for Tier 3 Chilkat River designation is funded by “‘outside’ groups whom (sic) have no vested interest...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

Former Haines students allege sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

What happens next? How a similar tragedy changed a community

Haines isn’t the only town where a trusted leader sexually abused children. In Charleston, South Carolina during the late 1980s, a victim came...

 

Willard known for her kindness, grace and style

A memorial service is set for 3 p.m. Saturday at the Haines Presbyterian Church for Dorothy... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 29, 2018

Former Haines students come forward alleging sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout lea... Full story

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 15, 2018

History talk recounts S.S. Princess Sophia

October marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Princess Sophia in Lynn Canal, which remains the worst maritime accident in Alaska and British...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 15, 2018

Local fishing group to pursue nonprofit status

Northern Lynn Canal fishermen are starting a new organization after feeling like they don’t have a voice among Southeast Alaska gillnetters. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 15, 2018

Three new leaders fill administrative positions in Haines

New library director to arrive in May Carolyn Goolsby, 51, will begin work in May as Haines’ new library director. Goolsby, who once lived in a...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident Victoria Moore was recently featured in a New York Times article about her achievements with her Team Indigenous roller derby team....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 8, 2018

Students to stage walkouts in response to school shootings

The Haines High School student council will lead a walkout next week in support of stricter gun regulations after recent school shootings, said...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 8, 2018

More employees support, criticize Alaska Excursions

Four additional former Alaska Excursions employees have publicly criticized Robert Murphy’s Alaska Excursions tour company for unsafe practices....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 8, 2018

Ferry terminal expansion on track

The Alaska Department of Transportation will expand the ferry terminal next year in preparation for two additional Alaska class ferries slated to...

 

Balance ecology with tourism

For many residents of the upper Lynn Canal there is a seminal belief that we live in a sacred landscape; a home which deserves our utmost respect....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 1, 2018

Arts Outlook

First Friday includes cartography art, woven wall hangings An artist, author and cartographer will...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 1, 2018

New working group to tackle heli-ski map

The assembly voted to 4-1 take a new approach to regulating heli-ski map terrain. Following borough manager Debra Schnabel’s advice, the assembly ap...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 1, 2018

Borough Briefs

Assembly appoints public safety members The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday appointed three new public safety commissioners. Chuck Mitman, Pat Hefley...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018

Borough fines Skagway tour company

The Haines Borough this month fined Skagway tour company Alaska Excursions $2,500 for operating a tour at Glacier Point without a permit in 2017. Alas...

 

Senate considers bill to protect utilities from pesticide liability

A bill introduced in the Alaska Senate this month could protect local utility providers from liability associated with soil contamination. The bill,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 8, 2018

Public safety commission appoints two new members

The Public Safety Commission recommended SEARHC administrator Pat Hefley and Chuck Mitman to sit on the board. The recommendations come after postpone...

 

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