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 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022 

Gas surges toward $7 per gallon

Unleaded gas surged to nearly $7 a gallon this week at the two stations in Haines — the highest price in recent memory. Prices jumped about a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022 

Excursion Inlet residents split over potential harbor upgrade

The roads in Excursion Inlet have a lot of potholes, and the boat harbor has few pilings. But not all upgrades would be welcomed by all local resident...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022 

Country music star strikes a chord as Seaplanes pilot

Next time you're on a flight to or from Juneau, your pilot might be a country music star. Sam Riggs,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022 

Constantine hires new manager to run mining exploration project

An engineer at a gold mine near Fairbanks will serve as the next manager of the Palmer Project, the exploratory mixed-metals mining operation...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022 

AMG owners purchase jetboat tour company

Sean Gaffney and Eli Fierer, co-owners of Chilkat Guides and Alaska Mountain Guides (AMG), took control of another major local tour operator this...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022 

Haines Hot Shots return to state after 2-year hiatus from tournament

Two members of the Haines Hot Shots fired their way to the top four of their age brackets at a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

Upturned trunks mystify motorists

Stands of dead tree trunks planted along Haines Highway have befuddled Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Pre...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

Assembly adds to, OKs budget

The Haines Borough Assembly on Tuesday adopted a $12.9 million operating budget with amendments to keep the pool open for 11 months and pay for a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

State House District 33 voters support Gross for Congress

Sitka fisherman and former U.S. Senate candidate Al Gross captured the most votes for Alaska’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives among...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

Gillnet season on; skippers optimistic

Lynn Canal drift gillnetters will set out Sunday morning for the fishery’s opener expecting slightly better returns than last year and increased...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

HEDC discussion reveals differences of views about group's purpose

An assembly discussion about funding the Haines Economic Development Corporation reflected some sharp contrasts in how the nonprofit is viewed. After...

 

Haines may need to add disinfection to sewage treatment

Haines is one of nine Alaska communities operating under old federal permit waivers from secondary treatment for its sewage water discharge, and...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 9, 2022

Summer resident takes up gig as Lyft driver

Haines visitors and residents now have a rideshare option for getting around town, five years after a former resident's gig as an Uber driver...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 9, 2022

Two male brown bears taken late in spring hunting season

For the second spring in a row, two male brown bears were harvested in the Chilkat Valley, keeping the door open for a fall hunt. Both bears were...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 9, 2022

Yukoners throw rolling Beerfest "afterparty" at long border line

A long caravan of Yukoners at Canada Customs on the sunny Sunday after Beerfest turned into an afterparty complete with cornhole, volleyball, sun...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 9, 2022

Residents discuss trails, forest schedule at planning session

Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) held a planning session last week for input on its master trails plan and the 2022-2026 Haines State...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 2, 2022

Japanese mining company makes first local hire

Former mining consultant and Constantine Metal Resources employee Liz Cornejo started work this week as the first local employee of the Japanese...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 2, 2022

Committee to discuss changes to harbor moorage rates, launch fees, port tariff

The Port and Harbor Advisory Committee will consider changes to harbor moorage rates, boat-launch fees and the port tariff, among other charges that...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 2, 2022

Low numbers mark start to Community Waste Solutions drive-and-drop

The landfill’s drive-and-drop program for household garbage has seen less-than-anticipated use in the two months since it started, according to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 2, 2022

Bird flu detected in dead bald eagle

A strain of bird flu that has spread across the world over the last two years infecting wild and domestic birds was detected two weeks ago in a bald...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 26, 2022

"Green corridor" for cruise ships may extend to Haines

Last week a group of government officials and industry representatives announced plans to move toward creating the world’s first “green...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 26, 2022

Assembly pushes budget decisions to third hearing

The Haines Borough Assembly delayed a vote on the budget Tuesday, postponing decisions about whether to allocate more funding to the pool, museum,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 26, 2022

Lighthouse, Fort Hospital among state's most endangered historic sites

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse and Fort Seward Hospital Building were among eleven sites across the state named this year as Alaska’s most endangered...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 26, 2022

Assembly votes not to create ad-hoc Lutak Dock group, delays Chilkat Inlet rezoning question

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 not to create a public ad-hoc working group that would have been tasked with advising the assembly on the Lutak...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022

Planners vote to rezone retreat center in Mud Bay area

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted on May 12 to rezone a popular retreat, wedding and yoga center at the northern edge of the Mud Bay...

 

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