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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 23, 2020 

PRAC to promote avalanche safety

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will discuss buying avalanche safety equipment for public loan and how to increase...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 23, 2020 

Bear task force to look at code changes

Building or buying bear-proof commercial dumpsters, drafting new code to regulate them and a push from some to kill bears who habitually feed at the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 23, 2020 

Dolphins celebrate new starting blocks

The Haines Dolphins swim team dove off their new starting blocks Tuesday, giving Pacific Ricke just...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 16, 2020

Consultant advises public corporations for AMHS

The Alaska Department of Transportation released the long-awaited draft study for reshaping the Alaska Marine Highway System with the aim of reducing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 9, 2020

Verhamme wrestling state champion

Before heading to the state wrestling championship at Anchorage in late December, junior Wes...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 9, 2020

Council to discuss Constantine oversight

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Advisory Council will consider a letter requesting that Constantine Metal Resources allow a third party to observe...

 

Glacier Bears win at home, on the road

The Glacier Bears boys basketball team is off to a good start this season, defeating the Metlakatla Chiefs twice at home, the Juneau Douglas varsity...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents felt the heat in 2019

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's deep budget cut proposals and the ensuing battle for ferries, education,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Verhamme ranked first going into state

Junior Wesley Verhamme took first at the regional wrestling tournament in Craig last weekend. Verhamme, who’s ranked number one for small schools,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents, groups criticize Constantine outreach

Around 33 fishermen, residents, tourism business owners and local state and national environmental organizations issued a statement refusing to be...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Hunters concerned about parks regs in preserve

The Chilkat Bald Eagle Advisory Council voted 4-3 to move the 25 Mile Chilkat Valley Wilderness Memorial from the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve into...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Lack of snow masks DOT overtime cuts

Last Thursday’s snow-covered roads in the late afternoon and evening shined a light on what plowing will look like on the Haines Highway and other...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Second Time Arounders needed second wind

Haines Marching Band founder Sue Waterhouse said she had the “thrill of a lifetime” when she marched and played alto saxophone in the Second Time...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Verhamme takes second in Juneau

Glacier Bears junior Wes Verhamme and number one ranked wrestler for small schools took second at a wrestling tournament in Juneau last weekend,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Residents oppose exempting Tongass from Roadless Rule

During public comment Saturday afternoon, six residents opposed the Dunleavy administration’s petition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Takshanuk Watershed Council resigns from mining committee

In a unanimous board decision last Thursday, Dec. 5, Takshanuk Watershed Council resigned from the Chilkat Mining Forum Committee with board...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

HEDC resigns from mining committee

The Haines Economic Development Corporation resigned its membership on the Chilkat Valley Mining Forum committee last month, with HEDC president...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

Christmas light short likely cause of apartment fire

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Chief Al Giddings said an electrical short in Christmas lights caused the apartment fire on Mathias Avenue last week...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

Editorial: The Earth is sometimes flat

I watched an illuminating documentary this weekend that tracked a movement of conspiracy theorists known as “Flat Earthers” who believe that the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

Veteran art exhibit includes former resident

Former Haines resident, Air Force veteran and Skagway Postmaster Adriane Franks is one of 50...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 27, 2019

Resident jumps from deck to escape fire

One resident was injured during a four-plex fire on Mathias Avenue Monday night after jumping from just below a second story window to escape the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 27, 2019

Businesses projected to lose $3.4 million in tourism sales this summer, study finds

Local businesses stand to lose about $3.4 million in tourism-related sales, and the Haines Borough about $187,784 in sales tax revenue, as a result...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 27, 2019

Lighthouse grant next step in rehabilitation

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association is one step closer to obtaining a lease from the U.S. Coast Guard after it received a $1,550...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 27, 2019

Arts Outlook

First Friday Dec. 6 First Friday events include the lighting of the downtown Christmas tree, a new exhibit at the Sheldon Museum and a book signing at...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Skagway News available for free to the right candidate

Skagway News owner Larry Persily is looking to pass the torch and, to the right candidate, he’s offering to give the paper away. “If I can find th...

 

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