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 By Eileen McIver    News    October 16, 2014 

Air ambulance coverage changes

Residents who aren’t covered by memberships in two air ambulance companies serving Haines could get stuck with a whopping medevac bill. Since June...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014 

Lutak Dock repair urgent, report says

The Haines Borough’s Lutak Dock is “near the edge” and living on “borrowed time,” according to a recently released draft report. The report,...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    October 16, 2014 

Passion for growing, winter community drew Douthit

"New Arrivals" is a series of articles profiling residents who have moved to Haines in recent years...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014 

Hunters take 22 bulls, 2 sublegal

The Department of Fish and Game counted 22 moose taken during the Haines area’s Tier II subsistence hunt this year, two of which were sublegal. The...

 
 News    October 16, 2014 

Development job seeking applicants

The Haines Borough Community and Economic Development Director position is up for grabs again, and manager David Sosa is altering the borough’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014 

Chief Musser responds to information concerns

Haines Borough Police Chief Bill Musser explained some of his policies on release of information at last week’s Public Safety Commission meeting...

 
 News    October 16, 2014 

Injuries plague 1st wrestling tourney

The injury bug hit Haines High School wrestlers at a Metlakatla tournament last weekend, with two Glacier Bears making early exits from the competitio...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014 

Eagle plate collection has landed

Besides a spot to stage 62 mounted game specimens received from a Juneau natural history display, the American Bald Eagle Foundation also is looking...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 16, 2014 

HARK board removes director Swensgard

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel is back to looking for a new executive director and animal control officer. The nonprofit recently fired executive...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014 

Volunteers make headway on lighthouse upgrade

Teams of volunteers spent four days this year at Eldred Rock and are slowly making the cavernous lighthouse building more livable, said Pam Randles. ...

 
 News    October 16, 2014 

Classes on personal finance offered

The Community Education program is putting on three classes in October and November to talk about general financial issues, how to become a homeowner...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014 

KHNS will add 2nd full-time reporter

Public radio station KHNS will employ a second, full-time reporter starting Nov. 3, staff reported at the station’s annual membership meeting Sept....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014 

Borough designates downtown boat yard

The Haines Borough is taking the first step toward a downtown municipal boat yard, a facility supporters say will help keep money in town during the w...

 
 News    October 16, 2014 

Glacier Bear spikers spar at Skagway

The Haines High School volleyball team partnered with the Skagway Panthers last weekend to prepare for tournament play. The Glacier Bears traveled to...

 
 News    October 16, 2014 

Coroner: Fabrizio died of bad heart

A coroner’s report found that Porcupine miner Jerry Fabrizio, 72, died of heart disease. Fabrizio was found dead Aug. 4 at his remote mining claim...

 
 News    October 16, 2014 

Correction

A story in last week’s Chilkat Valley News about the extension of paid vacation to full-time, classified school district employees misidentified a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Borough voters like Hill, Jackson, Case

Haines Borough voters on Tuesday elected residents Ron Jackson and Mike Case to the assembly and chose Jan Hill for the mayor’s seat, according to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 9, 2014

Borough plans downtown ice rink

The basketball court at the former elementary school site will be transformed into a downtown ice skating rink this winter. Haines Borough Public...

 

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