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 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015 

E. coli in water; state orders boil order

Don’t drink the water, unless you’re getting it from somewhere other than the Haines Borough’s distribution system. The public water system...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015 

Deadline for harbor job not set in stone

A July 2017 deadline for construction of a planned expansion of the Small Boat Harbor isn’t as hard and fast as some supporters have suggested,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015 

Drop in salmon prices a blow to fleet

A major drop in prices paid to fishermen soured the opening week of the Lynn Canal commercial gillnet season. Blame it on a storm in the global...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015 

Progress, setbacks for downtown effort

A little more than a year after a series of Chilkat Valley News articles put a spotlight on downtown decay, two shuttered buildings have re-opened, a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015 

Rasmuson group to visit next week

Haines is rolling out the red carpet in its small-town way for 24 board and staff members of the Rasmuson Foundation next week. The statewide...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015 

No penalty for Jewell breaking contract

The Haines Borough School Board considered but chose not to pursue a penalty against departing superintendent Ginger Jewell for breaking a three-year...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015 

Cruise ships get half-price fees

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday agreed to waive 50 percent of docking fees for every new and existing cruise ship that visits the Port...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015 

Blaze levels Chilkat Lake home

Jon and Mary Cummins could only watch as their Chilkat Lake home burned down Sunday night. The couple tried to put out the growing fire with a garden...

 
 News    June 25, 2015 

Staff will align code, policy on agenda

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to have manager David Sosa and clerk Julie Cozzi ensure code and policy are aligned when it comes to how ite...

 
 News    June 25, 2015 

Borough committee members needed

Residents are needed to fill 11 vacant seats on five of the Haines Borough’s advisory committees. Three seats are open on the Parks and Recreation...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015 

Asquith, Lendes top local riders in KCIBR

Haines riders finished near the front and at the very back of the 23rd Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay Saturday. Resident Jenn Walsh won her t...

 
 News    June 25, 2015 

DMV to reopen July 20

The Haines Department of Motor Vehicles office will likely reopen on July 20, state DMV director Amy Erickson said this week.   DMV’s Southeast...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Superintendent resigns, citing missed time with family

In explaining her surprise resignation, Haines School superintendent Ginger Jewell this week focused solely on family concerns and was unable to cite...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Exchange will feature modern-day trade goods: 'Zamboni' and sockeye

In what’s being described as a locally flavored cultural exchange, Haines is set to receive a Zamboni-like ice-grooming machine from Haines...

 

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