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EOC reports no active COVID-19 cases

There were no reported active cases of COVID-19 in Haines as of Tuesday evening, according to the borough’s emergency operations center. “We...

Potential FEMA funding delayed

The Haines Borough won’t be eligible to apply this year for millions of federal disaster mitigation dollars that could help compensate Beach Road...

Haines officials to tackle housing issues

Haines resident James Casper Donaldson, 66, has been living outside for more than two months. Even though he receives monthly payments as a senior...

Brown bear hunt closes early for the first time in hunt's history

Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist Carl Koch closed the Unit 1D brown bear hunt on Thursday after six bears were taken, the first...

Winter could be colder, snowier than usual

Winter is coming, and climate researchers say there’s an 87% chance that there will be La Niña conditions across the northern hemisphere between...

Commerce committee considers break from grocery sales tax

The Haines Borough Commerce Committee is considering a temporary tax exemption on groceries in Haines. While the committee still needs to iron out...

To all those who helped me

I thank everybody (and there were many) who helped me in my recent bout with Covid. From our great SEARHC Clinic to the Coast Guard crew who flew me...

Armour, adventurer and painter, dies at 94

Agnes Theresa Armour died on her birthday, Saturday, Oct. 16 at the age of 94 after complications from a stroke. As her health declined, she moved...

Duly Noted

Cadet and trumpeter Haley Boron has earned a spot in the U.S. Air Force Academy Drum and Bugle Corps. Known as the “Flight of Sound,” the band...

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