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 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Assembly chooses Coast Guardsman as manager

The Haines Borough Assembly bucked the staff’s choice for manager on Saturday, voting 4-2 to offer the job to Coast Guard veteran William Seward...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 19, 2016 

Culture center doors open to large crowd

During a friend’s slideshow more than 20 years ago, Bernadette Price, an executive assistant from Portland, Ore., saw photos of the Whale House...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Transgender student sets own path

Nattaphon "Ice" Wangyot dressed like a girl long before she moved to Haines, Alaska. But when her...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Juneau man shot to death at Excursion Inlet

A 53-year-old man who allegedly murdered a hunting companion in Excursion Inlet Sunday is a former Arizona legislator with a history of violence....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Sailboat capsizes near Skagway

The Skagway Volunteer Fire Department rescued a person from a capsized vessel about halfway between Haines and Skagway in Taiya Inlet Sunday night....

 
 News    May 19, 2016 

Behavioral study seeks Native participants

Two behavioral biologists are hoping to enlist local Natives in a study of behavior and group identity. The study revolves around how people identify...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 19, 2016 

Bananas: Glacier Bears mix it up before regional championships

Glacier Bear runners and throwers went a little off script at last week’s Haines Invitational, and it included a banana relay. Besides a baton,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 19, 2016 

Cabin cruiser stranded on sandbar

A cabin cruiser that ran aground on the Chilkat River flats Saturday apparently was refloated on a Sunday night tide. The vessel came to an abrupt...

 
 News    May 19, 2016 

Thomas says lobbyist pay was for work during session

Lobbyist Bill Thomas said in an interview last week his $45,000 pay covers only a 90-day session of the Alaska Legislature, although he may keep in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Assembly rejects proposed changes to draft budget

After an hour of discussion and nearly a half-dozen failed motions, the Haines Borough Assembly voted to change only one budget item during the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Police chief hire in the works

By Karen Garcia Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan has offered the police chief position to one of the three candidates who visited town last...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 19, 2016 

Duly Noted

Hugh James Rietze was born at 12:26 p.m. on May 14 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Genny and Harry Rietze. Hugh was 8 lbs., 4 oz....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 12, 2016

Village cultural center opens Saturday

State museum officials, clan and tribal leaders and experts in Northwest Coast Native art are expected to attend the opening of the Jilkaat Kwaan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Assemblyman's absences at issue

The Haines Borough administration is grappling with how to deal with complaints about assembly member George Campbell’s continued physical absence...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 12, 2016

Meet police chief, manager candidates

It’s a big weekend for the Haines Borough, with candidates for two of the municipality’s top jobs coming to town for closed-door interviews with a...

 

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