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Columbia's return nowhere on the horizon

The largest of the state ferries, the 499-passenger Columbia, was still listed as inactive on the Transportation Department website as of Monday,...

Haines dominates at the home track meet against Juneau

The Haines track team dominated the Thunder Mountain Falcons and Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears at...

Planners vote to rezone retreat center in Mud Bay area

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted on May 12 to rezone a popular retreat, wedding and yoga center at the northern edge of the Mud Bay...

Eagle preserve council to assess fish habitat impacts from commercial tours

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Advisory Council voted this week to devise a method of assessing impacts on fish habitat from commercial...

Tlingit Park longhouse pavilion built; artwork, trails to come

A long house pavilion now stands at the southern end of Tlingit Park, marking completion of the...

Thanks for another generous donation

A special thank you to Chip Lende and Lutak Lumber for your generous donation and support of the Victory Garden, again this year.  The “pea...

My Fort

I am front yard rhubarb / From that house on the hill / Which beams upon the rocky beach / I am weathered stairs that lead to the porch / The...

Pool benefits worth preserving

For the love of our elders and littles / And athletes and us in the middle / Keep the pool open! / The people have spoken: / Health and safety are...

The pool deserves to be a year-round service

People are creatures of habit.  In fact, the people of Haines are somewhat captive prisoners of our life here, as travel out is tricky....

Priority lies with the people when it comes to Open Meetings Act questions

The Open Meetings Act (OMA) has made local headlines recently. Some debate has centered on whether a borough meeting was or was not regulated by the...

Duly Noted

Shelby Flemming and Charles Peep were married Saturday, May 7 along the Klehini River near 25 Mile, with friends and family from Fairbanks,...

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