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Assembly members to consider revoking Alaska X tour permit

The Haines Borough Assembly's commerce committee will discuss next week the borough's option to...

 

Candidates attend first forums

About 20 residents turned out to hear assembly candidates answer ten questions at the Haines Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum Tuesday afternoon in...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 13, 2018

Drivers deflated over flat tires on highway

Residents, tourists, businesses and auto repair shops have seen a spike in the number of flat tires...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 13, 2018

The language of love

"I have sort of a back story with roses," local author and summer resident Tom Lang said at his...

 

Police arrest woman for possession of meth, heroin

Police arrested a 61-year-old Haines woman last week for attempting to possess heroin and the possession of methamphetamine—both misdemeanor charges...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 13, 2018

Back to the drawing board: staff to research sales tax on pot

The Finance Committee asked borough staff to research taxing marijuana at the retail level. The...

 

Borough settles with harbor contractor

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $598,000 settlement to be paid to small boat harbor contractor Pacific Pile & Marine for its claim...

 

Power makes move to finish documentary

Byrne Power, the founder of what is now Geppetto's Junkard, is moving to Europe next month where he...

 

50th Fair breaks records, Edwards steps down

The 50th Anniversary of the Southeast Alaska State Fair broke records, earning more revenue and garnering more attendance than any previous fair....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 13, 2018

Sales tax now exempt for renters

The assembly voted on Thursday to adopt an ordinance exempting sales tax for long term residential renters. The new ordinance defines long term as...

 

Glacier Bears prepare for Region 5 meet

The Haines Glacier Bears worked hard in Petersburg last Friday in their last regular season clash with the other runners who are trying to put the...

 

Sweet loved softball, family and native lifestyle

Life-long Klukwan resident Christine Sweet, 61, Choosèe, an eagle of the Thunderbird house, was... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Joe Ordonez toured the Chilkat Valley with KOMO News from Seattle earlier this month. The group took a float trip through the eagle preserve on the...

 

Letters to the Editor

The bear foundation is volunteer driven I would like to clarify some misinformation about the Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation found in Mr. Lari’s...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, September 4 A Deishu Drive caller reported a possible trespasser. Haines Police Department received a request for a welfare check at 33 Mile...

 

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