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 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019 

Bear mauls local hunter

Around 7 p.m. on Oct. 3, Casey Bradford, 21, and his father Scott Bradford, 55, were moose hunting near Wells Bridge at 25 Mile when a brown bear...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019 

King runs on the rise, though not yet "healthy"

Preliminary estimates show that Chilkat king salmon are expected to meet escapement goal for the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019 

Power company incentivizes green driving

Alaska Power & Telephone is offering a $1,000 credit to reward Southeast customers who purchase...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019 

Assembly Briefs

Election Canvass The Haines Borough Assembly canvassed the municipal election on Tuesday, tallying an additional 63 outstanding absentee votes....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Election seats Thomas, Rogers and Sincerny

Voters Tuesday elected Gabe Thomas and Paul Rogers to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly, according to unofficial results. The third highest...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Increased traffic stops, rising DUIs

In the month of September, the Haines Borough Police Department has pulled over more than twice as many drivers as its monthly average of for the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Fossman to assistant coach at UAA

Haines' basketball star Kyle Fossman is returning to the court-this time as an assistant coach to...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Chilkoot Lake road improvement project delay

The State Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation will accept bids for the Chilkoot Lake Road Corridor Improvement Project until Oct. 9, after delayi...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Survey illuminates gaps in childcare

Local parents identified affordability and availability as the biggest challenges in securing childcare in Haines, according to a survey conducted...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 26, 2019

The Bee People of Haines try to keep dry

Bees wintering in Haines do not require all that much more than humans do- "plenty of food,"...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 26, 2019

Staff to research 'green' harbor parking lot

On Sept. 10, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously directed the manager to explore the possibility of making the Portage Cove boat-launch parking lo...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

'Race Trail' closed to the public

By Jenna Kunze The race trail off Young Road that weaves up the steep face of Mount Ripinsky is clos...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Candidates outline positions during first of three forums

Five assembly candidates twice responded to questions on their ideas of the Haines Borough’s most pressing problems, ways to generate revenue, thoug...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Haines stands to lose half its cruise traffic

Holland America will not be porting at least two large vessels in Haines in 2020, borough manager Debra Schnabel said after a conversation with...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

New signs beg the question: What is a scenic view?

New road signs installed on the Haines Highway by the Department of Transportation last month have some residents scratching their heads. Last month,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Meet the borough assembly candidates

Six candidates are vying for two seats on the Haines Borough Assembly in the Oct. 1 municipal election. The third highest vote getter will be...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

State test results show strides in English, math targeted for improvement

Results from 2019 Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools statewide exams show Haines students have achieved significant growth in language...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Portage Cove Trail concept presented to residents

More than 90 people gathered in the Chilkat Center Friday to listen to New York-based architects present their plan for the Portage Cove waterfront...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Assembly postpones facilities director hire, mayor silences Morphet

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday unanimously delayed approving new public facilities director, Ed Coffland, until December 10 when a new...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Area wide policing dies at assembly

The institution of areawide policing hangs in limbo once again after the assembly Tuesday declined to draft an ordinance that would have interpreted...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 12, 2019

Borough briefs

By Jenna Kunze FY20 Budget Amendments On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to amend its 2020 operating budget reflective of fin...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 5, 2019

How will the assembly appoint a third seat?

Despite municipal elections one month away, the Haines Borough Assembly will be tasked with appointing a person to fill resigning member Will...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 5, 2019

Trees far from home are growing well in upper valley

In 2012, Canada's British Columbia Ministry of Forests planted 15 foreign non-native seed species in...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 5, 2019

Janine Allen to lead KHNS while Clements is on leave

Janine Allen has worked as a housesitter, library volunteer, baker and server in various town...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Prisciandaro resigns; but only two assembly seats up for election

This week, Diana Lapham revoked her candidacy for a seat on the Haines Borough Assembly, and assembly member Will Prisciandaro resigned, opening up a...

 

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