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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017 

Privacy issues at play as borough uses drone for zoning enforcement

The Haines Borough has twice used a drone to spot local zoning violations without informing property owners that the unmanned aircraft flew over and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017 

Mining Forum panel highlights economy, water degradation

Last weekend's Chilkat Valley Mining Forum drew a large crowd Saturday and Sunday where scientists,...

 

Borough assembly meetings: How long is too long

Haines mayor Jan Hill will crack open a parliamentary procedures rule book during next week’s assembly meeting in an effort to make them more... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017 

Josephson questions Jones Point trail plans

Haines Borough Planning Commission member and newly elected assembly member Brenda Josephson challenged the borough assembly’s letter of support of...

 

New wrestlers hit the mats

The Glacier Bears wrestling team began their season in Wrangell last weekend with a few new competitors. Teams from Ketchikan, Wrangell, Craig and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017 

Volleyball squad finds rhythm in tournament

The Glacier Bears volleyball team competed in the first half of a seeding tournament hosted in Haines Sunday and Monday. Teams from Wrangell,... Full story

 

HEDC considers baseline study

On Oct. 10, the Haines Economic Development Corporation discussed spending a portion of its borough-appropriated $95,000 to hire a contractor to...

 

Partial Lutak Dock repair planned

The Haines Borough Assembly gave the go-ahead to move forward with the repair of the roll-on, roll-off dock. Borough manager Debra Schnabel decided...

 

Heliski ordinance advances

The assembly advanced an ordinance that revises the process for non-temporary amendments to the borough’s commercial ski tour areas map. Every...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Federal inspector intercepts heroin in Washington; sets up sting at local post office

Police arrested a young couple during a sting operation Tuesday afternoon after the pair picked up a package from the post office containing what...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Harbor contractor wants $1 million from borough

Pacific Pile & Marine is seeking $1 million from the Haines Borough, claiming the sea floor was harder than described in bid documents for dredging...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Legion ends NFL viewing

Haines’ American Legion Lynn Canal Post 12 has stopped airing NFL games until the football league “restores proper respect to our flag and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Assembly wants university to delay logging in Mud Bay

The Haines Borough Assembly is asking the University of Alaska to delay awarding the Chilkat Peninsula timber sale contract until they can meet and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Borough to tax tobacco and pot

Tobacco and marijuana taxes will take effect Jan. 1, 2018 after the assembly voted to approve the excise taxes Tuesday. The assembly voted 4-2 to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Museum to exhibit Chilkat Valley culture through time and story

The Haines Sheldon Museum will open its new exhibit “Everything from afar drifts ashore,” Friday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. The exhibit is based on Dan He...

 

Haines theater fall and winter line-up

Haines’ theater scene has a lot to offer this year. The Lynn Canal Community Players is holding a meeting Friday, Oct. 13 at 4:30 p.m. in the...

 

Maidy elected for third seat

Sean Maidy will serve a one-year term on the assembly following Tuesday’s canvass of 23 of the 46 additional ballots in the Oct. 3 municipal...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Beets, Cheetos make mouths water

It's not easy to create a five-star dish using beets, anchovies, chili powder, Cheetos and gummy...

 

This week in history

Oct. 18, 1972 Carl W. Heinmiller of Haines has been named the "Outstanding Alaskan of the Year" by the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce. Selection...

 

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