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 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017 

Haines votes 'No' to recall three assembly members

Assembly members Heather Lende, Tresham Gregg and Tom Morphet retained their seats on the assembly,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017 

Uber driver ditches app, plans new taxi business

A Haines Uber driver is starting her own cab company after experiencing the difficulties of the mobile transportation app in a rural community. Suzann...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017 

Passengers, pilot uninjured after emergency water landing

No one aboard an Alaska Seaplanes flight was injured Monday during an emergency water landing three miles outside of Juneau after the 207 Cessna’s e...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017 

Vacation rental gets pass

The Haines Borough Planning Commission found no violation of a vacation rental conditional use permit issued to Kim and William Chetney despite a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 17, 2017 

New teachers both hail from small town Alaska

The Haines Borough School District has hired two new teachers for the 2017-2018 school year, and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 17, 2017 

Staff to reexamine pot tax

A proposed tobacco and marijuana excise tax ordinance will be divided and head back to the Haines Borough Assembly as two separate ordinances. The ass...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 17, 2017 

Missing hunter found

An overdue hunter was located on Sullivan Island Tuesday after spending a night outside without gear. A Nixle notification was sent at 8 a.m. Tuesday...

 

Corrections

In an Aug. 3 article about the fire at Seduction Point, we reported that jurisdiction over fire suppression was taken away from the state division of...

 

This Week In History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Aug. 25, 1967 The Chilkat Center for the Arts at Port...

 
 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...

 

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