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 By Natalie Helms    News    February 22, 2018 

School board hires new superintendent

Roy Getchell, most recently an elementary school principal in Avon, Colo., will be Haines' new super...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018 

Borough fines Skagway tour company

The Haines Borough this month fined Skagway tour company Alaska Excursions $2,500 for operating a tour at Glacier Point without a permit in 2017. Alas...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018 

Clay resigns as fire chief

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brian Clay resigned his position Feb. 12, two days after his arrest for driving under the influence. Borough...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 22, 2018 

Senate considers bill to protect utilities from pesticide liability

A bill introduced in the Alaska Senate this month could protect local utility providers from liability associated with soil contamination. The bill,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018 

Man arrested for stealing trailer parked at 26 Mile

A Haines man previously charged with leaving the scene of an accident, after allegedly crashing into a Delta Western truck, and domestic violence...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018 

Swimmers qualify for Junior Olympics

Three Haines Dolphins swimmers finished in the top three at the Age Group Champs state qualifying...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 22, 2018 

Students explore civil rights issues through cultural celebration

Students commemorated the life and work of civil rights activist Elizabeth Peratrovich with song, da...

 
 By Liam Cassidy    News    February 22, 2018 

Glacier Bears defend home court from Viking invasion

With five seconds left to play on Friday night the Haines Glacier Bear boys trailed the Petersburg Vikings 54-53. Hudson Sage inbounded the ball to...

 

Comment on kitchen remodel

The public is invited to give input on building a commercial kitchen in the Chilkat Center. The Foundation of the Chilkat Center for the Arts is...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 22, 2018 

Chilkoot Indian Association purchases Portage Cove dock

The Chilkoot Indian Association finalized its purchase Tuesday of the former Chilkat Cruises dock from Klukwan Inc. CIA has been waiting since...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 15, 2018

'There is no snow'

A sharp decrease in snowpack this winter has winter sports enthusiasts, backcountry skiers and heli-...

 

Gardening conference starts Friday

Soil health, food security and composting are only a few of the topics to be covered at the 2018 Southeast Garden Conference. The three-day...

 

Beer fest almost sold out

Tickets for the 26th Annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival went on sale Feb. 1 and are going quickly. As of last week, the Gourmet Bre...

 

Planning commission looks at 2018 goals

Haines Borough Planner Holly Smith reminded the planning commission of projects to complete this year and in the near future, and offered suggestions...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 15, 2018

One of two superintendent candidates out of the running

The Haines School Board will only interview one superintendent candidate next week. One of the two final candidates, Patrick Manning, accepted a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 15, 2018

Borough Briefs

Borough to hire new clerk The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously directed borough manager Debra Schnabel to negotiate a contract with deputy clerk...

 

Business Briefs

New mechanic opens shop Aviation mechanic Michael Ford started Ripinski Mechanical, a new automotive repair business. Ford trained at UAA Fairbanks...

 

Early birds identified during Christmas count

More than 2,000 birds of 40 species were spotted in Haines for the 118th Audubon Christmas Bird Count in December. Organizer Pam Randles said 96...

 

Students explore history's conflicts and compromises for annual project

Teddy Roosevelt, Monsanto and witch hunts were only a few of the topics covered in projects for...

 
 By Liam Cassidy    News    February 15, 2018

Glacier Bears fall in final away games against Metlakatla

For their final away games of this year’s regular season, the Haines Glacier Bears traveled to Metlakatla to take on the Chiefs and Miss Chiefs. It...

 

Arts Confluence seeking survey respondents

The Alaska Arts Confluence launched a community engagement survey aimed at informing government and community leaders what kind of planning topics...

 

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