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Ashley Sage received a serendipitous phone call on Valentine’s Day. Her sister Tara Heinrich, who lives in rural New Hampshire, wanted to know if...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    February 20, 2020

Excursion Inlet floatplane dock among those targeted for DOT cuts

The Excursion Inlet floatplane dock, the small community’s sole source of mail delivery during harsh winter conditions, has been targeted for...

 

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Mark Davis played the trumpet on the stage of Carnegie Hall in New York City as part of the Honors Performance Series. Parents Holly and Matt and...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    February 13, 2020

New Tier 3 bill recevies local opposition in House committee

Public testimony is being heard this week in the House Resources Committee for House Bill No. 138, which establishes the Alaska Outstanding Resource...

 

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Janet and Jim Hayes drove to Anchorage with just more than 1,000 pieces of clothing and 59 pairs of shoes for their annual “blessings trip.” They...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    February 6, 2020

Seed company wins regional business award

Foundroot, a local seed company and farm, is the fourth Haines business to win Spruce Root's annual...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    February 6, 2020

Stranded passengers weigh the cost of travel after canceled ferries

Canceled ferries coupled with storm systems have left Haines residents and through travelers stuck without Upper Lynn Canal transportation, resulting...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    January 23, 2020

State DOT, resident head to court over eminent domain dispute

Conflict between the state and a Haines Highway resident over property acquisition to accommodate the highway’s reconstruction is headed for a...

 

Assembly rejects taxes, leans toward cuts to close expected budget gap

Funding priorities in the upcoming budget cycle for the Haines Borough Assembly include education and public safety. For everything else, funding...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    January 23, 2020

U.S. census begins hiring for count

The United States 2020 census is recruiting local hires this month, with the decennial population count in Haines to begin in March.The U.S. Census...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    January 16, 2020

Kiehl talks budget, hunting at town hall

State Sen Jesse Kiehl discussed a wide range of topics with Haines and Klukwan residents during a visit last week. Hot button issues included concern...

 

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