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DOWA gets majority share of Palmer Project

After this summer, Constantine Metal Resources will no longer have a majority interest in the Palmer Project. DOWA Metals and Mining,...

Manager's budget proposes modest increases, axes museum payroll

The Haines Borough’s $13 million operating and capital budget for next fiscal year (FY22), proposed by interim manager Alekka Fullerton,...

Bidder awarded Baby Brown timber sale

Oregon company NWFP INC. was the high bidder on the 1,000-acre Baby Brown timber sale 37 miles north of Haines—the largest timber sale in more...

Brewery efforts raise thousands for December storm relief

Breweries in Juneau and Haines raised more than $18,000 in donations for Haines storm relief, an amount that will be doubled by Alaska’s Rasmuson...

Assembly to restart manager search

The Haines Borough Assembly is starting over with the search for a new manager after Tennessee real estate investor George Zoukee turned down the...

Don't boondoggle our valley

Constantine has yet to hold a community meeting in either Haines or Klukwan showing the ultimate buildout plans for the Palmer Project. Therefore...

Reliable ferry service shouldn't be a problem

Why did the planners and dreamers at Alaska DOT-PF spend millions to construct and pave an additional football field-sized parking lot at the Haines...

Beach Road evacuees still in limbo

There’s been a gross lack of communication between the borough, state and Beach Road land owners. I don’t know who decided that we could not go...

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Burattin kept Tlingit culture alive

Services are pending for Sally Burattin, a fluent Tlingit speaker and minister who found enjoyment...

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Cohen loved family, music, art

Rosalie Cohen died March 9 at her home outside of Philadelphia. She was 95 and had suffered a...

Duly Noted

Inspired by the work of Friedensreich Hundertwasser, art students Finn McMahan and Patience Nelson created a poster to celebrate the valley’s...

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