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 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Assembly to allocate remaining CARES Act funds for those with greatest need

Under a revised CARES Act spending plan, the borough has $134,989 left to use before the end of the year. The question before the assembly is what to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 12, 2020

Fish and Game advisory group asks state, BLM to restrict heliskiing

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee (ULCFGAC) Monday voted 6-2 to ask state and federal land managers to restrict heliskiing in the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Bear activity persists despite early snow

Two bears were shot in the Haines Borough this past weekend, both by homeowners defending chickens. Although bear-related calls to the police dipped...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Klukwan pastor begins short-range radio transmissions

Human connection has been hard for many since the pandemic began. In Klukwan, Pastor Jami Campbell...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

New assembly tackles manager hiring question

The Haines Borough Assembly’s on-again, off-again manager hiring process is on again, again. At a meeting Tuesday, members restarted the discussion...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Borough sales tax down, but not as much as anticipated

Sales tax in the Haines Borough this year is down 31% through August, according to a recent report. The borough had collected $1.7 million in sales ta...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 12, 2020

Community Foundation awards more than $28,000 in grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation announced its 2020 grant awards “Covid-style” via a YouTube video where board members swayed to the song...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 12, 2020

Chilkat Center to host singing competition

Haines singers will have a chance to compete and display their vocal talents in December for the first-ever “Haines Has Voice” contest organized...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Architecture firm will begin work on public safety building design

Bettisworth North Architects, Inc. has been awarded a contract not to exceed $338,167 to plan and design a new Haines Borough Public Safety Building...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

SEARHC changes free weekend COVID-19 testing to Saturday only

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is making changes to its free, weekend COVID-19 testing schedule. The Haines Health Center...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Assembly standing committee appointments finalized

New mayor Douglas Olerud finalized appointments to the Haines Borough Assembly’s standing committees. The assembly adopted these appointments at a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    November 12, 2020

Avalanche center releases winter course schedule

The Haines Avalanche Center kicked off its winter education schedule last week, hosting two...

 

Hot shots compete in wild weather in national shoot

The Haines Hot Shots competed in a national, virtual trap-shooting event, the Midway Hometown...

 

This Week in History

November 2010 New start at heli-ski question Mayor appoints 9-member panel The Haines Borough’s new heli-skiing work group held its first meeting...

 

Gratitude to those who served

I thank all of the veteran military, Peace Corps, VISTA, and medical personnel who have served their community and their country. James Axel...

 

Thanks for doing the right thing

I would like to share my appreciation with both the Martin and Carter families for sharing their stories of testing positive for COVID. I especially...

 

Duly Noted

Sherry Loomis and her husband Craig have been selected to appear on the Today Show via Zoom as part of a short regular segment featuring people who...

 

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