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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Student business owner born to sell

By Kyle Clayton Seventh-grader Jacob Weerasinghe is one busy kid. You have to be when you're a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 14, 2017

Assembly grows heli-ski terrain

In a convoluted stray from procedure and with prodding from the borough manager Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly expanded heli-ski map terrain aft...

 

Arts economy focus of national training program heading to town

A team of five Haines residents will spend two years focusing on arts-based economic development in a new national training program. Brenda Josephson...

 

Freezing rain, snow blocks pass

Heavy snowfall, freezing rain and black ice caused Yukon transportation officials to close the Haines Highway past the border Dec. 5, blocking the...

 

Red kettle donations dwindle as needs rise

The Salvation Army is falling behind on its holiday season fundraising goal, but Lieutenant Kevin Woods said he hopes to finish strong in the days...

 

State offices to display local art

Two well-known Haines artists’ artwork will be added to a circulating collection of more than 700 pieces displayed in State of Alaska offices. A...

 

Women's shooting club aims to empower

Female gun owners can become educated and empowered to operate firearms as members of the Haines Gals Shooting Club. The new organization, which held...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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