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Seven weeks after slide, full extent of recovery aid still unknown

On Tuesday, the state submitted to FEMA a “Preliminary Damage Assessment,” cataloging damage to public and private infrastructure in the wake of...

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Haines COVID-19 vaccination rate nears 40 percent

Roughly 580 Haines residents received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine last weekend...

Legislative intern boards flight despite testing positive for COVID-19

A University of Alaska student intern passing through Haines boarded an Alaska Seaplanes flight last week, despite testing positive for the COVID-19...

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Remote sellers tax yields $125K in first three quarters of 2020

The Haines Borough's loss of pandemic related sales tax revenues this summer has been offset by the...

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Small landslide indicates instability in Beach Road area, EOC says

A small landslide occurred on the southeast flank of the Dec. 2 Beach Road slide path between...

Put healing ahead of divisiveness

I would like to respond to Sharon Resnick’s letter from last week. Since I also worked in Emergency Logistics under Sylvia Heinz and Brenda...

Get away from 'Big Tech'

Looks as if Big Tech is wishing that America would be the next USSR and that they will be the next Pravda. Look it up if you don’t understand....

A road is less risky than crossing the slide

Many displaced residents from the Beach Road landslide in Haines are trying to get a controlled access road built across the slide so that they can...

Thanks for keeping Trump out of office

I am aware that this letter will probably not make it much further than the Haines area, but hopefully it will find its way into the hands of even a...

Science Cowboy

Dear Precipitation Ponderers- There are way too many factors that affect the snow-to-rain conversion calculation for me to give you a definitive...

Duly Noted

Aaliyah Michelle Houghton-Bynum was born on Jan. 16 in Anchorage to Karlie Spud and George Houghton-Bynum of Klukwan. She was 5 pounds 9 ounces and...

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