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Articles from the June 28, 2018 edition

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 By Natalie Helms    News    June 28, 2018

Borough, AML may strike deal for ramp

The Haines Borough is considering a partnership with freight company Alaska Marine Lines, which would construct, operate and own a new...

 

Borough considers a new 1% sales tax instead of landfill fees

The Haines Borough is moving toward proposing an additional 1 percent sales tax to fund a new borough-directed solid waste disposal program — maybe...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 28, 2018

Assembly will review exempting residential rentals from sales tax

The Haines Borough Assembly will review a finance committee recommendation that the borough exempt residential renters from paying sales tax if they...

 

Car found in pond at 14 Mile

A car was retrieved from a pond along the Chilkat River about 14 miles north on the Haines Highway...

 

Even the Southeast rainforest can be in a drought

The Southeast Alaska rainforest is in a moderate drought, according to the National Weather Service. Not necessarily Haines, but the overall area. A d...

 

Training almost over, triathlon this Sunday

Biking, paddling and running solo for a total of almost 40 miles sounds hard enough, but imagine carrying your bike on your back as you hike several m...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 28, 2018

Hatchery chums are '$10 fish'

It’s looking like a lousy king salmon year and it’s too early to know much about sockeye returns, but the Haines fishing fleet is harvesting a sol...

 

Business Briefs

Noodle-bowl themed restaurant coming this fall After years of running a food booth at the beer fest and Southeast Alaska State Fair, Sarah Bishop is...

 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly adopts Chilkat River Access recommendations The borough assembly unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday endorsing the Chilkat River Access...

 

Arts Outlook

Photos and demos at July First Friday Businesses participating in Haines’ First Friday celebration invite the public to view nature photography,...

 

Marion Long dies at 85

Marion E. Long, 85, died June 11 in Anchorage of organ failure. He had moved there for kidney... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Ivy Jean Graham was born in Juneau on June 15 to Maria Pavlik and Fred Graham at 7:55 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measuring 21 inches...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, June 19 A caller reported animal remains near Mount Riley Road. An officer made contact with the owner of a vehicle parked in the wrong direc...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 28, 2018

Haines 4th of July Special Feature

Grand marshal honor goes to Lucy Harrell The Haines Fourth of July organizing committee has planned...

 

4th of July event schedule

Saturday, June 30 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Volunteer Fire Dept. Annual Texas Style BBQ at the firehall. 6:00 p.m. Patriotic Concert at the American...

 

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