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Articles from the June 21, 2018 edition

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 By Larry Persily    News    June 21, 2018

University approves moving ahead with Haines timber sale

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has directed staff to proceed with negotiations for a timber sale in the Haines area, with final contract...

 By Natalie Helms    News    June 21, 2018

Industrial zoning up for debate

The Haines Borough Planning Commission recommended rezoning land at Jones Point from heavy industrial to industrial light commercial to accommodate...


Juneau firm proposes to take over borough's junked vehicle removal

The Haines Borough wants to make it easier to get junked vehicles out of town. A code amendment proposed by the planning commission would do that by...

 By Natalie Helms    News    June 21, 2018

Board unhappy with consultant's economic reports

The Haines Economic Development Corp. has expressed dissatisfaction with the McDowell Group’s work on a five-year economic development plan and... Full story

 By Natalie Helms    News    June 21, 2018

Local idea for UA lands too late

A potential investor interested in purchasing some of the University of Alaska land slated for a proposed timber sale approached the Haines Economic... Full story


Wind and rain instead of snow for bike relay's 25th anniversary

"If you're a rider who's been training for months please move up to the start, and if you started...


Borough seeks wood grinder

The Haines Borough is looking to purchase a wood grinder and lease it to an emerging or small business to operate for the community. Bids are due...


Triathlon sign-up closes Monday

Registration for the July 1 Chilkat Challenge Triathlon closes Monday. Participants can paddle, bike and run the 40-mile route from Mosquito Lake to...


Assembly at odds over university timber sale

Assembly members, meeting as a committee of the whole June 19, debated whether the borough was misrepresented in information University of Alaska... Full story


Thanks for helping student rafters

Many thanks to Rainbow Glacier Adventures for the generous donation of a rafting trip to our students as a wonderful culmination of a year of studies... Full story


Roaming dogs a danger to pets

Around 1 a.m. on June 15, our beloved cat Tigger was attacked by two dogs roaming loose on Small Tracts Road. He did not survive. Our family would...


Borough shouldn't take over business

A few points about the landfill debate: 1. Government should not be forcing a private business out of business and people out of their livelihoods. Go...


Duly Noted

Maveric Monroe Lapeyri was born at 1:24 a.m. on June 18 to Amelia and Marc Lapeyri in Juneau. Maveric weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces and was just under 21...


Police Report

Tuesday, June 12 Police responded to a minor vehicle accident on Third Avenue. Insurance information was exchanged. Police and Fire Department...


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