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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016 

Bear attacks UAS professor near Kicking Horse

An Alaska State Trooper spokesperson this week said the only person who may be able to give an account of Monday’s bear attack on Mount Emmerich is...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016 

Borough manager candidates narrowed to 4 finalists

The Haines Borough Assembly is scheduled to bring four manager candidate finalists to town for two days of receptions and interviews May 13-14. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016 

Manager finalist made crude Facebook posts

The Haines Borough Assembly met as a committee-of-the-whole Tuesday to select manager finalists from a pool of 10 candidates picked by hired...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016 

Freerider's death, accident spotlight safety issue

Tuesday’s death of a Freeride World Tour champion in Switzerland returned a spotlight to the safety of extreme skiing, coming less than a week...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016 

Budget discussion: Police seek fifth officer

The Haines Borough Assembly this week began delving into the nitty-gritty of interim manager Brad Ryan’s draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016 

NYC dance group to perform May 3

Tracie Stanfield, artistic director and choreographer for the New York City-based Synthesis Dance company, isn’t really interested in whether...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016 

Police chief candidates underwhelm commission

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan will bring three police chief finalists to town for interviews, taking two candidate recommendations from...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016 

Earth Day festivities include talks at library

Earth Day will be celebrated a bit differently this year. The annual observance will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the public library and will be...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 21, 2016 

Learn to repoint masonry at Park Service workshop

The Alaska Arts Confluence and Port Chilkoot Co. are partnering to host a three-day masonry repointing workshop in Haines May 3-5. The event,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016 

Operation Clean Sweep targets roadside debris

Any day is a good day to pick up litter, but residents participating in the Chamber of Commerce’s Operation Clean Sweep can qualify for “dump doll...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016 

Mill offers rough-cut timbers

Whiterock is offering rough-cut lumber, by order. Owner Jack Smith Sr. said he went into the lumber business a month ago and has an inventory of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016 

Mercantile to open near cruise dock

Lynnview Mercantile opens May 15 at 77 Beach Road, Portage Cove’s Green Dolphin building that previously housed as a SEARHC counseling office....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016 

Brewery wins grant

The Haines Brewing Co. has won a $1,000 grant that also makes it eligible for a $25,000 grand prize in the American Small Business Championship, a...

 
 News    April 21, 2016 

Bower wins Big Air's top prize

With blade-outs and back flips, Charlie Bower of Haines won the advanced division at the 21st annual Olen Nash Memorial Big Air Competition Sunday in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016 

Bear foundation gears up for early season

An early spring means that residents and visitors need to already be taking precautions around bears, as evidenced by Monday’s mauling in the Kickin...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016 

Biologist: Sea star sightings a spring occurrence

A cluster of mature sea stars discovered last week near Paradise Cove came as a surprise to the family who came upon them, and to other longtime...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

Assembly OKs plan for harbor on 4-2 vote

Reflecting a continued division on the topic, the Haines Borough Assembly this week voted 4-2 to approve the Small Boat Harbor expansion project’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 14, 2016

Can log jams help build king salmon run?

State biologists and the Takshanuk Watershed Council believe “engineered log jams” placed at the head of sand bars can create overwintering...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 14, 2016

List of police chief candidates includes officer Long

The executive search firm tasked with finding the Haines Borough’s next police chief this week submitted its list of 10 semi-finalists, which...

 
 News    April 14, 2016

Coach's effort one for the record books

Kyle Fossman led the Haines High School boys’ basketball teams to state championships in 2008 and 2010 and may hold the school record for career...

 

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