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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Borough rehires Walsh, but for EMT job

Three months after she was dismissed from the training officer position at the Haines Borough Volunteer Fire Department, Jenn Walsh is returning as...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Two manager candidates withdraw, 2 added for interview

Two finalists for the Haines Borough manager position have withdrawn their candidacies, including Dennis Koenig, the La Jara, Colo., city manager who...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Planner graduates boot camp, earns citizenship

Haines Borough planning and zoning technician Tracy Cui is back on the job this week after more than five months in U.S. Army Reserves boot camp....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016 

Skiers bump sales tax income in 2015

A springtime bump apparently from skiing and the Freeride World Tour helped push sales tax revenues to a five-year high in 2015. Haines Borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016 

Eulachon harvest up on Chilkoot, Chilkat

Subsistence fishermen who netted buckets of eulachon on the Chilkoot River late last week got another chance this week along the Chilkat, including...

 
 News    April 28, 2016 

Changes coming to former salmon bake attraction

A former Fort Seward tribal house and salmon bake attraction will be seeing some improvements. Which events and public gatherings will continue to be...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016 

Memorial planned for Jones Point cemetery

A “town memorial wall” will be added at Jones Point Cemetery as a marker for deceased residents not buried in the cemetery. “More people are doi...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Avalanche claims skier wearing beacon, AvaLung, airbag

A Canadian skier died in the Haines Pass last week after being swept over a cliff and buried...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Getting medieval: Players will stage black comedy

Amanda Randles has been scrounging around for bones lately. She needs a lot of them, as they’re a key plot element in “Incorruptible: A Dark...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016 

Young actors sought for summer theater camp

A production of Vera Morris’ “Fee Fi Fo Fum,” a romp through the Jack and the Beanstalk story, will cap the Lynn Canal Community Players’...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Chamber pushes council model for economy

The Haines Chamber of Commerce is continuing to push its goal of establishing a local economic development council, though it still needs to convince...

 
 News    April 28, 2016 

First Friday to focus on Fort Seward

May’s First Friday event will include an unveiling of Fort Seward history panels and a reception on the porch of the fort Barracks Building, and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Mining exploration out for public review

The federal Bureau of Land Management this week opened the public comment period on a draft Environmental Assessment of Constantine Metal...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Police Report

Monday, April 25 A man reported a truck and skateboarders impeding traffic. Officers spoke with the individuals. A woman reported an unattended burn,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016 

Duly Noted

Nicole Horton Holm recently flew to San Diego, Calif., to pose in a patriotic outfit for Haus of Volta’s annual pin-up calendar. Haus of Volta is a...

 
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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...

 

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