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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly advances moratorium on Chilkoot tour permits

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to develop a resolution placing a moratorium on issuing new tour permits on Chilkoot Lake and river corridor....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly adopts naming policy, mayor issues Ward statement

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to adopt a naming policy that allows the body to name public places and facilities for individuals five years...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

Assembly and mayor disagree over commission appointment

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected mayor Jan Hill’s recommendation to appoint Zach Ferrin to the planning commission—a decision that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 26, 2018

McDowell releases economic study

McDowell Group representatives presented its economic baseline data report to Haines residents in the Chilkat Center Monday evening—with the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 26, 2018

Dan Henry gives book talk at Chilkat Center

After 32 years of work, Dan Henry presented his book "Across the Shaman's River" about John Muir,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 26, 2018

Arts Outlook

First Friday abloom with art, activities May’s First Friday is abloom with puppets, paintings, plants and more at participating businesses. Port...

 

Vogel was accomplished seamstress, homemaker

There will be a funeral for longtime resident Lola Vogel at the Haines Presbyterian Church... Full story

 

Find common ground over coffee

The recent letter by Joe Poor intrigued me. Joe tried to ascertain the identity of Eric Holle. Both Joe and Eric have lived here for a long time and...

 

Kudos to youth for compassion

The Uglys of Haines would like to give a great big thank you to the Haines girls’ basketball team for donating the proceeds ($650) from their Pink...

 

Shooting Club gives rounds of thanks

The Haines Gals Shooting Club hosted the NRA Basic Pistol Class on April 21. The Gals learned about the basics of handguns and then applied their new...

 

Support healthy forests

Most locals, myself included, support small-scale logging that supports local loggers for local supplies of rough-cut lumber, firewood and...

 

There are degrees of 'abuse'

I would like to make a comment on the mentioning of my name in your follow-up story on April 12 regarding the Karl Ward abuse story. I did not come...

 

A reporter's response

I am writing in response to Herb Gulliford’s letter to the editor. Gulliford has two main problems with the way I reported his encounter with Karl...

 

Duly Noted

Glen and Allison Jacobson celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on April 23. The couple headed to Juneau at 4 a.m. on their express excursion...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, April 17 A caller reported a rockslide on Lutak Road. The state Department of Transportation was advised. An officer cleared the roadway on...

 

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