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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017 

Federal inspector intercepts heroin in Washington; sets up sting at local post office

Police arrested a young couple during a sting operation Tuesday afternoon after the pair picked up a package from the post office containing what...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017 

Harbor contractor wants $1 million from borough

Pacific Pile & Marine is seeking $1 million from the Haines Borough, claiming the sea floor was harder than described in bid documents for dredging...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017 

Legion ends NFL viewing

Haines’ American Legion Lynn Canal Post 12 has stopped airing NFL games until the football league “restores proper respect to our flag and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017 

Assembly wants university to delay logging in Mud Bay

The Haines Borough Assembly is asking the University of Alaska to delay awarding the Chilkat Peninsula timber sale contract until they can meet and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017 

Borough to tax tobacco and pot

Tobacco and marijuana taxes will take effect Jan. 1, 2018 after the assembly voted to approve the excise taxes Tuesday. The assembly voted 4-2 to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017 

Museum to exhibit Chilkat Valley culture through time and story

The Haines Sheldon Museum will open its new exhibit “Everything from afar drifts ashore,” Friday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. The exhibit is based on Dan He...

 

Haines theater fall and winter line-up

Haines’ theater scene has a lot to offer this year. The Lynn Canal Community Players is holding a meeting Friday, Oct. 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the...

 

Maidy elected for third seat

Sean Maidy will serve a one-year term on the assembly following Tuesday’s canvass of 23 of the 46 additional ballots in the Oct. 3 municipal...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017 

Beets, Cheetos make mouths water

It's not easy to create a five-star dish using beets, anchovies, chili powder, Cheetos and gummy...

 

This week in history

Oct. 18, 1972 Carl W. Heinmiller of Haines has been named the "Outstanding Alaskan of the Year" by the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce. Selection...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Borough won't seek grant for Lutak Dock this year

The Haines Borough will not seek federal grant funding this year to rebuild the Lutak Dock. The decision comes after a community meeting last week...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Voters elect Hill, Josephson and Scott; last seat still close

Haines voters re-elected Jan Hill as mayor and chose Brenda Josephson and Stephanie Scott to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly during Tuesday’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Chicken loses wing after hawk attack; adjusts to life indoors

Kelsey Taylor’s Naked Neck Chicken Wendy is one tough hen, despite the fact that she’ll soon be wearing a diaper. Taylor’s egg-laying hen,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Board opts for in-house superintendent search

The Haines Borough School Board decided Tuesday to conduct the district’s superintendent search in-house with assistance from a consultant and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Public versus private; residents debate downtown property use

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee recommended Thursday the borough assembly designate the property at Third Avenue and Main...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Hunter harvests first moose after seven years hunting in Unit 1D

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed the Unit 1D moose hunt at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday night after hunter harvest reports totaled 25 bulls, the...

 

KHNS introduces new programs, staff changes

KHNS highlighted new programming and staff changes to meet budget challenges at its annual meeting Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Haines Brewing Company....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Superintendent search draws on low fund balance

Haines Borough School District Interim Superintendent Rich Carlson said Tuesday he is “cautiously optimistic” about the district’s budget...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 5, 2017

Police to experiment with new jails program aimed at diversion

The Haines Borough Police Department was the first of 15 rural Alaskan communities to sign a contract with the state to receive funding for new...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Committee finalizes subsidized solid waste disposal plan; assembly to review

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group finalized its plan for improving solid waste disposal in Haines, which proposes a sales tax funded,...

 
 By Joe Parnell    News    October 5, 2017

Borough helps tow Aunt Ruth's van away to junk car heaven

Nostalgia is sentimentality for the past. That’s what I felt watching my great Aunt Ruth’s van go down the alley behind my house on a tow rope...

 

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