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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Recall proponents absent from public forum

In a public forum Wednesday, Aug. 9, the three Haines Borough assembly members targeted for recall answered questions regarding the allegations...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Lutak crowds sandwich bears

A tumultuous several days in the Lutak area ended with a veteran Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Woman loses everything in fire, community steps up

After a woman and her godson escaped a fire last week that burned her cabin to the ground, many Haines residents are helping to get her back on her fe...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Union attempts to influence recall with attack ad

A statewide public employee union’s “Recall Tom Morphet” Facebook post is encouraging Haines voters to recall the assembly member for a reason...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Expanded police service goes back to committee

The question of extending police service borough-wide won’t go before voters this October after the Haines Borough Assembly referred the issue back...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017 

Ryan finalist for manager

Haines Borough Public Facilities Director Brad Ryan is among three finalists for a city manager position in Dillingham. Ryan has served as the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017 

Commission weighs resource extraction needs

The Haines Borough Planning Commission’s Resource Extraction Committee last week fleshed out how to better define resource extraction in code to acc...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017 

Forest Service says campfire started wildfire

Last week’s fire at Seduction Point was started from a campfire, said United States Forest Service manager Tristan Fluharty. Haines Volunteer Fire...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017 

August begins in record heat

Haines was hot this weekend, crushing heat records Aug. 5 and 6. According to the National Weather Service, the Haines airport reached 88 degrees...

 

Haines to host legislative talks

The Alaska Municipal League Summer Legislative Conference will bring about 100 people to Haines next week to discuss the state’s recent legislative...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Alaska recall law middle of spectrum

Alaska’s recall process falls into the “middle ground,” according to the Alaska Supreme Court. In a 2004 legal review written for the Alaska Div...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Puppeteer to begin three week European residency in France

A local puppeteer will head to France in October to complete a three-week residency that will help him finish a documentary exploring the art of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017 

Fourth Totem Trot Saturday

The Haines Sheldon Museum will host its 4th annual Totem Trot fundraiser Saturday, taking runners on a tour of the town’s totem poles. Participants...

 
 By Joe Parnell    News    August 10, 2017 

Two-man team wins golf open

The two-man team of Ralph Swinton and Jesse McGraw won the 6th Annual International Open golf tournament at the Valley of the Eagles Golf Links in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 10, 2017 

Thoughts from Homer as recall dust settles

While a Homer recall organizer and targeted council members both said their local recall was difficult on the community, it also made its citizens...

 

2017 Southeast Alaska State Fair Exhibit Results

Disc Golf Tournament Pro par: 54. Recreational and Womens par: 59 Womens First: Holy Irwin, Haines 68 / +9 Second: Syrena Jackson, Haines 149 / +90...

 

This Week in History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. August 25, 1967 Blue Streak Enterprises is hard at work...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 3, 2017

Borough-wide police protection, a guide

At the Haines Borough Assembly's direction, borough staff have drafted an ordinance that creates...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 3, 2017

Forest Service delays Haines firefighters at Seduction Point fire

A forest fire at Seduction Point was “waiting to be a perfect storm” as winds pushed it toward Haines Wednesday. Tim Holm of the Haines Volunteer...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 3, 2017

New director for chamber selected

New Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tracey Harmon will bring management experience in...

 

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