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 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 17, 2019 

Tourism operators oppose proposed permit fee increase

A proposed $225 annual increase in the base permit fee for tour operators created tension at the borough Commerce Committee meeting Tuesday, up from...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 20, 2018

2018 required residents to face difficult truths

The surfacing of what many residents described as a decades-long open secret shook the town this year: allegations from multiple men of sexual abuse...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2018

Timber group aims to broaden understanding of industry

On Nov. 15, 12 community members went on a field trip into the woods, trailing state forester Greg...

 

Duly Noted

Remi Lou Bangs was born to Caroline (Ward) Bangs and Travis Bangs on Oct.25 in Sitka. Remi was born at 6:51 p.m., she weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 25, 2018

Committee considers reducing Chilkoot tour capacity

Haines Borough officials are trying to learn how many guided tourists visit the Chilkoot Corridor each day in an effort to better manage the stretch...

 
 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 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...

 

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...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 27, 2018

Cruise visitors to jump by up to 25,000

Foot traffic coming across the Haines dock from cruise ships and the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry next season is predicted to increase by 17.5 to 19...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, September 18 A Deishu Drive caller reported a bear in the area. The Klehini Valley Fire Department and Alaska Division of Forestry responded...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 20, 2018

Top coho weighs 10.55 pounds so far

The race is on for the biggest catch in the second annual Silver Salmon Fishing Derby that began...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, September 11 A burglar alarm was accidentally activated on Chilkat Lake Road. A caller reported a bear in an apple tree on Small Tracts Road....

 

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...

 

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...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

Strong sockeye run returns to Chilkoot, electric fence goes up

Chilkoot sockeye escapement is approaching Alaska Department of Fish and Game's upper escapement...

 

'Embearrassing' incident at Chilkoot

For the last four years, I have lived here and I have had frequent visitors to this beautiful area we call home. One of our favorite spots to visit...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 21 A citizen requested assistance in locating their child who is out of state. Investigation continues into the death of a...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 14 A Beach Road caller reported hearing gun shots in the area. A caller reported a juvenile not looking both ways when crossing the ro...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Takshanuk backs off 26 Mile project

Takshanuk Watershed Council announced Monday it is backing out of a wetland mitigation project at the 26 Mile Pond, but State Parks southeast area...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 7 Police received a confidential report of drug activity in Haines. A business reported public access equipment on Second Avenue had...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, July 31 Police conducted a welfare check on First Avenue. Police served a 20-day domestic violence protective order on a 49-year-old woman....

 

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