SEARHC prepares for arrival of 600 COVID-19 vaccines

To date, more than 300 Chilkat Valley residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and hundreds more will fall into this... Full story

Beach Road closure extended

Beach Road east of a barricade at the far end of Portage Cove will remain closed to the public after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously...

Man trapped under icy woodpile saved by Siri

Funny Farm manager Mark Kelly, 50, relied on a weak wifi signal and the iPhone’s Siri voice command app to call for help after he was buried and... Full story

Swinton hired as new boys basketball coach

Former Haines Glacier Bears basketball player and Haines School graduate Tyler Swinton, 27, is the new boys’ basketball head coach for this...

Assembly votes to advertise new manager hire

Eight months after the firing of then-manager Debra Schnabel, the Haines Borough is advertising for a new, permanent manager. On Tuesday, assembly...

COVID-19 mitigation plan required for 2021 tour companies

This year, tour companies will need a COVID-19 mitigation plan approved by the Haines Borough manager before they can conduct tours. On Tuesday, the...

We need help

I’m a displaced resident on Beach Road.  We’re trying to cope with the landslide’s aftermath.  We realize there are different perspectives...

Sentiments from a Beach Road evacuee family

Words seem immeasurable to the gratitude we feel for this town. The support, love, compassionate empathy and listening ear that was gifted during...

Degree of landslide certainty is concerning

The most important point defined by the event on Beach Road is “we live in an area where landslides happen.” The situation causing the slide had...

We need people we can trust on the EOC

Brenda Josephson lost her seat on the borough assembly because many of us who voted for her the first time around were appalled by her misuse of...

Governor makes dividends key element of legislative session

The Legislature is set to convene next week in Juneau, with the Permanent Fund dividend perhaps the biggest issue lawmakers will confront. Gov. Mike...

Duly Noted

Nora Grace Taylor was born on Dec. 10 in Hong Kong to Barry Taylor and Fransiska Sukarni. Nora was 8 pounds 4 ounces. Fransiska is from Sumatra,...

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