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 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 

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...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Bear and Bards bring home top finishes

A swath of Haines high schoolers brought home top finishes from wrestling and drama, debate and forensics tournaments last weekend. All members of the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Teacher's fire response was 'textbook'

The effects of the Haines Borough Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Fire Prevention Week paid off last Thursday afternoon when Haines Middle...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Borough joins remote sales tax commission

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously last week to join the Alaska Remote Seller Sales Tax Commission—a state board established to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Resident circulates petition for oil tax ballot initiative

Sara Chapell is circulating an oil tax reform initiative petition. More than 60 residents have signed the petition that would put the Fair Share Act...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 21, 2019

Museum gets $14K for collections project

The Haines Sheldon Museum was one of four museums in Alaska to receive a fall grant from Museums Alaska. The Sheldon Museum received $14,670, the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Haines cameos in Breaking Bad movie

*This article contains spoilers for the Netflix Breaking Bad movie “El Camino.” In his search to find a new home in Alaska for the character Jesse...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Severe winds cause seven power outages

Strong winds from Friday night through early Sunday morning, with gusts recorded up to 66 miles per...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Children compete in coho derby for first time

John Austin, 67, of White Rock, British Columbia, won the third annual Haines Sportsman's...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Students write biomass resolution

Students across the state unanimously passed a resolution supporting the Haines Borough’s use of a biomass boiler to heat public buildings at an Ala...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

HAL donates veterans building

The Haines Assisted Living board of directors donated the Soboleff-McRae Veteran’s Village to Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium. The build...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Thanksgiving market at ANB hall

Haines Farmers Market vendors are offering a fall market at the ANB/ANS hall on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. Gourmet donut, scone and biscu...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

State maps to change Seduction Point to 'Ayiklutu'

The Alaska Historical Commission voted unanimously last week to change the name of Seduction Point to Ayiklutu, a Tlingit word defined as “small...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Clay takes second in trap at national tournament

Sports shooting competitor and Haines High School senior Cade Clay won a second-place medal in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Borough, contractor impasse stalls swimming pool opening

The opening of the swimming pool is stalled indefinitely because the Haines Borough and the Indiana contractor working on the renovation project are a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Commission to decide on considering heliport permit

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will need to decide whether or not they should consider a conditional use permit (CUP) application for a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Students return from Sitka music festival

Haines High School students performed in the Southeast Alaska Honor Music Festival at the Thunder Mountain High School auditorium in Sitka late last...

 

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