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Articles from the January 24, 2019 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 24, 2019

ALCAN 200 celebrates 50 years of speed

On the far side of the finish line, snowmachines sailed in and racers dismounted, gladly accepting c...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 24, 2019

Assembly approves Alaska Excursions ATV permit

In a 4-1 vote, the Haines Borough Assembly approved the renewal of Alaska Excursions’ Glacier Point ATV permit that prompted questions about how...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 24, 2019

Four Dolphins qualify for 'Champs' meet in Anchorage

To check what races she competed in last weekend, Haines Dolphin swimmer, Tia Dombrock, glimpsed...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 24, 2019

Wayward Rouen hanging poolside at HARK

The apparent owners of a duck rescued on Main Street this week said they'll take him back- if they h...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 24, 2019

Police officials at 'highest levels' discuss request for Trooper post

The Haines Borough Assembly’s letter to Alaska State Troopers refusing to violate its own charter by providing borough-wide police protection...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 24, 2019

Glacier Bears go 1-1 against Wrangell

This weekend's Haines Glacier Bears boys' home games against Wrangell kept fans' eyes glued to the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 24, 2019

Sewer plant, harbor among assembly project priorities

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Tuesday approving capital project and state funding priorities. Completing...

 

Monica Anne Tompkins-Mugrage, 1963 - 2019

A tribute from her children: To anyone who knew our mom, you know she was a special kind of person....

 

Duly Noted

Raven Sirius Wishstar was born on Nov. 29 in Boulder, Colo. at 6:54 p.m. to Vanessa and Steve Wishstar. She weighed in at 8 pounds 7 ounces and joins...

 

Inform, don't influence

I am very disappointed in the lack of fair coverage Alaska Excursions has received from Chilkat Valley News and KHNS regarding Glacier Point Tours....

 

Shine on Haines

Haines, Alaska is the bees knees. In lieu of recent perspectives, I wanted to share mine, from a set of newbie eyes. I haven’t been in the thick of...

 

Sniff out the truth of a police dog

The Haines police and a group of residents are advocating for police dog(s). Some of the most compelling reasons not to have a police dog in Haines...

 

Mining destabilizes small communities

Do You Want to Live In a Mining Town? Like most of the folks in this town I plan on spending the rest of my life right here in Haines. I am concerned...

 

A wave of thanks from the Dolphins

Haines Dolphins Swim Team would like to thank everyone who participated in making our annual Winter Games such a positive success! Thanks so much for...

 

Haines lends a ride to Klukwan students

Much gratitude for the generosity of the Haines Borough School District for allowing Klukwan School (Chatham School District) to use a HBSD van....

 

Sled provides last hurrah for thankful racer

I would like to thank Justin and Nathan Peterson of Whitehorse who entrusted me with their sled, making my “last hurrah” possible. A huge thank...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, January 15 A caller reported icy road conditions at 4 Mile Haines Highway. A Young Road caller requested extra patrols of their residence. Ha...

 

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