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Articles from the October 18, 2018 edition

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 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 18, 2018

HEDC unveils strategic plan

More than 35 residents showed up to hear the Haines Economic Development Corp. present its 5-Year...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 18, 2018

Highway to be raised 20 feet in slide areas

Last Sunday and Monday, large mudslides in the upper valley flowed down the steep mountainsides and...

 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 18, 2018

State Parks receives additional $1 million for Chilkoot corridor improvement project

The State Division of Parks received a boon for its Chilkoot corridor improvement project in the form of $1.5 million of federal funds to add to their...

 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 18, 2018

Bear and local have close call at Chilkoot

On Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 2, Haines local Shori Heaton drove her Ford Sport Trac down to the...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 18, 2018

Commission to clarify fines for dog poop litter

Dog owners may want to consider carrying pooper scoopers now that the borough’s code review commission is working to add language to code that will... Full story

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 18, 2018

New education director plans new clubs, classes

Hired two weeks ago to serve as the borough’s new community education director, returning Haines resident Earleen Lloyd plans to create more clubs,...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 18, 2018

Three wildfires burned across borough

U.S. Forest Service firefighters and local volunteers have combatted wildfires in the upper valley and near Battery Point during the past several week...

 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 18, 2018

Borough to consider public art allocation

The Alaska Arts Confluence has requested the borough adopt an ordinance allocating one percent of all local public construction contracts to public...

 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 18, 2018

Students place second in DDF duet acting scene

Haines High School hosted the first Drama, Debate and Forensics (DDF) tournament of the season Oct. 13, with the Glacier Bards placing in six events.... Full story

 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 18, 2018

Wrong turn: Canadian driver plummets over Chilkoot riverbank

Whitehorse resident Paul Hearn was cited for vandalism and failing to exercise due care after his...


Kindness and generosity defined Hales

Long time resident Edna Hales, 88, died peacefully at her daughter Rebecca Heaton's home on Oct. 2... Full story


Marching band closer to Sousaphone

Thanks so much to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for its generous grant to our campaign to buy a sousaphone for the Haines Community...


Thanks for supporting the Bards

The Haines DDF team would like to thank all the tireless volunteers who jumped in to help make the Oct. 13 tournament a success. The assistance with... Full story


Duly Noted

Carpenter and Haines landowner David Walker took third place in the open division of the 2018 World of Wearable Art competition in Wellington, New...


Police Report

Tuesday, October 9 Haines Volunteer Fire Department, U.S. Forest Service and Alaska State Parks responded to a wildlandfire at Battery Point. A...


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