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Planners throw out rock-haul permit

Roger Schnabel’s planning commission rock quarry permit needs to be thrown out by the assembly! The permit has serious flaws, planning commission...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 2, 2017

'Sweet 16' spotlights challenge for quilters

“Sweet Sixteen,” a display of fabric creations incorporating 16 techniques will be on display at the Alaska Arts Confluence Main Street office dur...

 
 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...

 

Appeal filed against hauling Skyline rock

The Haines Borough Planning Commission granted Southeast Roadbuilders a conditional use permit Feb. 9 to excavate 7,500 cubic yards of rock near the...

 
 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...

 

Hertz confronted adversity with optimism, faith

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

 

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...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 13, 2016

Mountaintop weather station erected near 20 Mile

A weather station mounted on Mount Ripinsky last month is the second planted on local peaks in the past two months. A sophisticated, $175,000 station...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 29, 2016

Weather station is installed on Mount Ripinsky

The Haines Borough’s first avalanche-oriented weather station is a couple weeks from going online. About 10 people climbed up Mount Ripinsky...

 

School-sanctioned hooky gets students outdoors

Haines High School students didn’t go to class Tuesday afternoon—and some of their teachers came with them. The school-sanctioned hooky was part...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    September 1, 2016

Glacier Bear runners to start season in Petersburg

The Haines Glacier Bears cross-country running team will run in Petersburg Saturday for a season opening invitational meet with area schools. Head...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 11, 2016

Public Works chief Borders retires

It’s not yet 5 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the Southeast Alaska State Fair. There are no cars on the roads. Except for laughter and the sound of...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident Jessie Babette Miller of San Francisco said she was so surprised to win the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s drawing for a Toyota...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 21, 2016

Cleanup at 7 Mile at $800K

The cost of cleanup at an unsanctioned rifle range at 7 Mile has reached $800,000 and will likely continue into next year, a U.S. Bureau of Land...

 

Rogers, Kemp win 4th events

Pounding foundation stakes in Skagway may have given him the edge in the Fourth of July spike-driving competition, carpenter Manual Rogers of Haines...

 

Duly Noted

A website through CaringBridge has been set up for Song Nash, who is receiving treatment for stomach cancer in Seattle, said wife Amy Nash....

 

New organizers needed for race

We wish to convey our thanks to the many people who over the last approximately 35 years have helped us with the July 4th Mount Ripinsky Race. The...

 

Duly Noted

Haines students Dylan Chapell, Brennan Palmieri, Mark Davis, Yzella Miramontes, and Hannah and Haley Boron attended the two-week Sitka Fine...

 

4th of July Schedule

Saturday, July 2: Red, White & Blue Stroke Play Tournament, 10 a.m., Valley of the Eagles Golf Links Fire Department Barbecue, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,... Full story

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 7, 2016

Glacier Bear track team attracts 16 athletes

Keri Ewing, Haines High School’s new track and field coach, says he’ll take his athletes to a Sitka meet April 29-30. Haines has skipped the meet...

 

George Meacock, 84, worked in construction

George Meacock Jr., 84, son of a prominent pioneering Haines family, died Feb. 17 at his home in Anc...

 

Duly Noted

After two weeks and 20 rounds of competition, the Tournament of the Readers concluded Monday in the Haines School gym. The undefeated Seahawks...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 7, 2016

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 4 A company requested police help with retrieving their property from another local business. An officer stood by in the area. Sunday, Ja...

 

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