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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Klukwan sues Bureau of Land Management

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and three regional conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday against the Bureau of Land Management for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Son continues father's work on Klehini crossing

Roger Schnabel's Southeast Roadbuilders Inc. removed the old Klehini River Bridge last week, the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Dolphins bring home accolades from regional meet

Haines Dolphins swimmers took home medals, two team awards, and broke personal and team records at l...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 7, 2017 

School to see boost in enrollment funding

Haines Borough School District will see a bump in revenue from the state for increased enrollment. Though the firm figures aren’t expected until...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 7, 2017 

'Feels Like Home' touches on Southeast nostalgia

Looking at the work of artist Tia Heywood, one could easily be fooled into thinking the pieces were...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Business Briefs

Historic land grows again Valina and Scott Hansen started Sunnyside Farms this spring and have... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Assembly to vote on winter tour permit

The Haines Borough Assembly will consider at its Tuesday meeting an Alaska Mountain Guide permit application to operate winter tours around 26 Mile...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    December 7, 2017 

Superintendent search yields one applicant to date

Interim superintendent Rich Carlson told school board members Tuesday evening that there’s only one applicant so far for the superintendent...

 

Five bidders for highway project

SECON is the apparent low bidder for the first phase of the Haines Highway reconstruction project. SECON bid the project at $36.1 million. Kiewit...

 

Lighting of the Town Tree

Santa Claus admires three colorfully lit trees during First Friday, Dec. 1. The Haines Women's...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Heli-ski map proposals concern Fish and Game

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game cited concern with 11 of the 15 heli-ski map proposals the Haines Borough Assembly will soon consider adding...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

No bidders for timber sale

The University of Alaska initiated an “over-the-counter” negotiated sale process for timber on the Chilkat Peninsula after receiving no bids for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Coliforms present in 'spring'

The Mud Bay “spring” tested positive again this month for total coliforms, a type of bacteria found in human and animal waste. On Tuesday the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Lot design advances

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly approved the Portage Cove boat launch and parking lot design concept after a continuing debate about the safety...

 

New committee appointments

The Haines Borough Planning Commission and parks and recreation advisory committee recommended new appointments for expired and empty seats to mayor... Full story

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    November 30, 2017

Arts Outlook

Local musicians to rock solstice Musicians from around the Upper Lynn Canal will take center stage for Solstice Celebration, a showcase of local...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

'Tricksters' give new meaning to family drama

Haines' newest theater troupe "The Merry Tricksters of Haines," debuted its first performance of...

 

Borough Briefs

KHNS to live-stream assembly meetings KHNS will soon offer online, live-streaming of Haines and Skagway borough assembly meetings, general manager...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    November 30, 2017

Online market yields more sales for farmers

The Salt & Soil Marketplace, a virtual farmer’s market serving Haines and Juneau, has seen a moderate increase in both vendor participation and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Thanksgiving Day turkey trotters

From left: Alisa Beske and Tracy Wirak run down a snow packed Mud Bay Road at the Thanksgiving Day...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

Engineer disputes harbor contractor's initial claim

PND Engineers last week rebuffed the small boat harbor expansion contractor's claim that the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

Assembly: University timber sale violates Mud Bay code

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to evaluate the borough’s legal options if the University of Alaska awards a timber sale contract in the Chilkat...

 

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