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Articles from the October 24, 2019 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

New assembly weighs sauna location, bears

The Haines Borough Assembly met Tuesday for the first time with newly elected members Gabe Thomas, Paul Rogers and Zephyr Sincerny. The assembly...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Mining committee considers who gets to vote

The Haines Economic Development Corporation discussed the makeup and voting status of members of the Chilkat Valley Mining Forum Committee at its...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

New bookstore owner to occupy Main Street store

Haines’ Main Street book shop will change hands for a third time in less than three years, and the new owner’s name for her store will reflect wha...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Retailers question timing of sales tax holiday

Most participating Haines business owners said they saw an uptick in sales during the borough’s first sales-tax free day on Oct. 19, but many said...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Chilkoot Corridor project delayed until spring 2020

Chilkoot Lake Road corridor improvements, set to begin this fall, are being delayed a year, Alaska State Parks officials announced this week....

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Tourism and community education directors hired

Two new staff have filled the vacant Community Education Director and Tourism director positions this week. The borough offered Steven Auch the...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Bears defeat Skagway at home

The Haines Glacier Bears varsity volleyball team defeated Skagway on both days of last weekend's...

 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Arts Outlook

First Friday events For the first time since its inception, Dalton City vendors, including Shyine Designs, Chilkat Valley Desserts and Josie’s Bread...



In last week’s story headlined “Sales tax revenue steadily increases” it was incorrectly reported that the assembly decided to stop collecting...


Duly Noted

Haines library’s 2019 fall Scholastic Book Fair this month generated more than $1,200 for new books. Instead of using plastic bags, librarian Leigh...


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