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 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Headlights required on Haines Highway

Drivers cruising the Haines Highway are now required to keep their headlights on at all times. In early July, the Alaska Department of Transportation...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Hawkweed on march, 'hell to pay'

Appearances can be deceiving when it comes to the sweet-smelling, colorful hawkweed spreading around Haines. The invasive flower is a pretty plant...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 24, 2014 

State fair seeking exhibits, volunteers

Maya Feldman said she may put a price tag on “Three Little Birds Outside My Window,” a papier-mache statue she’s entering as an exhibit in the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Borough brass to staff booth at fairgrounds

Haines Borough employees and elected officials will be manning a booth at the Southeast Alaska State Fair this year.   Manager David Sosa said staff...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Tourists injured after ATV rolls

Two Texan tourists rolled their ATV off the side of a mountain near 7 Mile Lutak Road Sunday after overshooting a turn on an established trail. Alask...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Dr. Phil project funding deadline looms

The Kickstarter campaign aiming to raise $20,000 for filming a documentary on Christy Tengs Fowler was about $9,000 shy of its $20,000 goal one week...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Police resurrecting reserves program after decade

The Haines Borough Police Department is resurrecting its volunteer reserve officer program after more than a decade of dormancy. The department is...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 24, 2014 

Gillnetter built from scratch launched after 6 years

During his four decades of commercial fishing, Jim Szymanski took a liking to a style of boats he saw occasionally, built by Hansen Boat Co....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014 

Third Ave. plan may also pave behind borough office

The Haines Borough’s Third Avenue improvements project could be getting some add-ons, including the potential paving of Oslund Drive and a small...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Clinic hires 2 full-time dentists

SEARHC has hired two permanent dentists for the Haines clinic. Dr. Alex DeYoung and Dr. Lucia Nascimento each worked here recently on an interim...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Summer rainfall high, but no record yet

Rainfall this summer is running way above average but not setting any monthly precipitation records yet, according to Haines figures compiled by the...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Borough buys 1st forklift for $42K

The Haines Borough is buying a used $42,000 forklift to add to its heavy machinery fleet. Though the borough hasn’t previously owned an extended...

 
 News    July 24, 2014 

Court Report

Scott A. Bader, 53, was sentenced July 11 after pleading guilty to felony driving under the influence on Sept. 18, 2013. A caller reported a Dodge...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    July 24, 2014 

Wild Things

A friend is calling this year the drama queen year. Record snowfalls in December. Near-record rainfall in June. Extremely warm temperatures in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Sales tax delinquents owe borough $229K

The Haines Borough is moving against three businesses that owe an estimated $229,000 in back sales taxes, interest and penalties. According to chief...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Intruders at Mosquito Lake School

Trespassers apparently have been helping themselves to the recently vacated Mosquito Lake School. Jim Stanford, a Mosquito Lake resident charged with...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 17, 2014

Ford resigns for patrol job in Palmer

After four years with the Haines Borough Police Department, Sgt. Simon Ford has accepted a position as a patrolman in Palmer. He leaves town July 24 a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 17, 2014

Culbeck, 2 others vie for development job

The Haines Borough received three applications for the new community and economic development director position by Tuesday’s deadline, including one...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 17, 2014

HARK fills executive director, dogcatcher positions

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel has a new executive director and a new animal control officer working out of its Small Tracts Road shelter. Executive...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Downtown group members question role, power

Members of the Haines Borough’s Downtown Revitalization Committee on Monday found themselves at odds with the municipality’s structure and vision...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Klukwan gets $50K for exhibit

Klukwan has secured a $50,000 grant to design a cultural landscape exhibit for its Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center building. The grant from the...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Residents give fire hall high marks

Residents who toured the refurbished Fort Seward Fire Hall during a Sunday open house had praise for it and owners Joanne Waterman and Phyllis Sage....

 

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