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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014 

Vets' tax break stirs assembly debate

Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village officials don’t think property tax should be levied on the second floor of their building. The Haines Borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014 

Heli-ski event seeking extra area

A worldwide ski and snowboard competition affiliated with Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures has applied to hold an event in Haines, and is...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014 

Foes dominate Juneau Road hearing

Opponents of the East Side Lynn Canal Highway, also known as the Juneau Road, outnumbered the project’s advocates five to one at last week’s...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014 

Unlocked cars rifled on Comstock Road

If a rash of car break-ins during the summer of 2013 didn’t convince residents to start locking their car doors, recent incidents on Comstock Drive...

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

Troopers arrest man for stealing ATV

Troopers arrested a 23-year-old Haines man last week on felony theft and misdemeanor trespassing charges after he allegedly stole an ATV from a gravel...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 23, 2014 

Village heritage center aims for May 2016 opening

Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center executive director Lani Hotch told a crowd at the project’s annual benefit dinner Friday she hopes to open the doors...

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

Guides to offer village tour next year

Chilkat Guides will partner with Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center to offer upwards of 40 cruise-based tours at Klukwan next summer. The partnership...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 23, 2014 

Police go lightly in enforcing bear-attractant law

Haines Borough Police Chief Bill Musser said this week he’s using public education to gain compliance with the municipality’s bear attractant...

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

Doll Fair on Saturday

It’s what’s on the inside that counts at this year’s 37th Annual Doll Fair.   The exhibit “Inside and Out: Dollhouses and Historic...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 23, 2014 

Sockeye surge, hatchery chum buoy gillnetters

An unexpected surge of Chilkoot-run sockeye, stable prices and hatchery chum catches helped make the 2014 commercial gillnet fishery another lucrative...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014 

Halloween Outlook

Harvest Party offers cake walk, hay rides The Haines Harvest Party has been resurrected by a group of volunteers dedicated to providing family-friendl...

 
 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...

 

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