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Articles from the January 10, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Assembly approves $30,000 design for chamber in library

In its final public hearing, Mayor Jan Hill broke a tie vote during Tuesday’s assembly meeting in favor of spending $30,000 for a design that would... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Sales tax figures show substantial growth in tourism, fuel and auto

The economy grew again in 2018, continuing a trend that saw clear increases in the retail and tourism sectors similar to growth between 2016 and...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Hummingbird in Haines

Brenda and Roy Josephson have a resident Anna's hummingbird flitting around their home and eating... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Three fires force residents from homes

A string of fires destroyed three mobile homes in the past several weeks and left residents without...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Attorney to troopers: borough declines to violate its own charter

The borough assembly voted unanimously to send an at times biting letter penned by its attorney to the acting director of the Alaska State Troopers...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Tobacco tax one year later

The borough’s tobacco tax has been in effect for one year, and revenue is exceeding projections. The tax is remitted quarterly so revenue from...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Residents petition borough for drug-sniffing police dog

The Haines Borough Assembly will be asked to revisit its spring decision not to seek funding or research the efficacy of a drug-sniffing dog for the...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 10, 2019

Glacier Bears compete in Rally of the Regions tournament in Anchorage

The Haines Glacier Bears boys squad took second at last weekend’s Rally of the Regions basketball tournament, falling to Cordova 46-54 in the...

 By Tom Morphet    News    January 10, 2019

Fort Seward photograph hangs in Hampton Inn hotels

A mural-sized photo of Fort Seward is gaining national exposure for Haines, but in an anonymous...


Harvey Risley

Harvey Clyde Risley passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 1, 2019 at Cottage in the Meadow.... Full story


This Week in History

January 6, 1969 Sawmill operators and logging truckers from the Haines area and state officials...


Duly Noted

The wedding party wore billowing Thai silks and rode atop elephants in a procession at the wedding of Kee Streater Heywood and Nuchjarin “Belle...


Christmas spirit helped recovery

Please convey my most sincere, heartfelt thanks to all who came by, brought food,sent flowers or other gifts to me while I recuperated from knee... Full story


Wireless radiation threatens all lifeforms

This valley is a rare, gleaming haven for many to avoid the noise, pollution, crime and overcrowding that plagues the rest of the planet. But one...


Polar plunge makes a splash

Thanks to everyone who showed up to dip and support the 14th Annual Polar Bear Dip on New Year’s Day. Special thanks to Ralph Borders, Suzanne...


Police Report

Tuesday, December 25 A caller reported a moose on the side of the road at 14 Mile Haines Highway. Haines Fire and Haines Police responded to a...


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