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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 23, 2020 

PRAC to promote avalanche safety

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will discuss buying avalanche safety equipment for public loan and how to increase...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    January 23, 2020 

State DOT, resident head to court over eminent domain dispute

Conflict between the state and a Haines Highway resident over property acquisition to accommodate the highway’s reconstruction is headed for a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 23, 2020 

Bear task force to look at code changes

Building or buying bear-proof commercial dumpsters, drafting new code to regulate them and a push from some to kill bears who habitually feed at the...

 

Assembly rejects taxes, leans toward cuts to close expected budget gap

Funding priorities in the upcoming budget cycle for the Haines Borough Assembly include education and public safety. For everything else, funding...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    January 23, 2020 

U.S. census begins hiring for count

The United States 2020 census is recruiting local hires this month, with the decennial population count in Haines to begin in March.The U.S. Census...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020

Fish advisory committee opposes conservation measures for humpbacks

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee unanimously voted Wednesday to oppose a proposed federal rule that would designate 22,000 square...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020

Assembly to solicit interest for vacant seat

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to solicit letters of interest to fill its sixth seat left vacant by Sean Maidy last month. Immediately...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020

Flat budget still hurts, leaders say

Gov. Mike Dunleavy released his flat-funded 2021 budget last month, with the biggest threats to Haines being a prolonged hit to ferry service, a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020

New data quantifies 2019 tour season

From May through September last year, 85,330 people toured the Chilkat Valley by four-wheeler, boat, bus, bike, plane or on their own feet, according...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 9, 2020

Haines residents remember Green, Durr

More than 300 people poured into the Chilkat Center auditorium Tuesday evening to celebrate the lives of Matthew Green and Zane Durr, both 21, who...

 

Long-awaited sauna opens at the pool

Haines residents seeking respite from the biting cold can now warm up in the public sauna, opened...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 9, 2020

One last year for phone books

The Alaska Power & Telephone directory will see its last printing this year. Starting in 2021, AP&T will cease printing phone books for its users,...

 

Sauna possible thanks to your contributions

I encourage residents to try the new sauna at the Haines pool. Besides offering a respite from winter’s cold, saunas increase circulation and may al...

 

Duly Noted

Hudson Lee Narum was born 12:26 a.m. Jan. 5 at Juneau’s Family Health and Birth Center to parents Jake and Lena Narum. Hudson weighed 8 lbs., 12...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Plastic bag ban begins January 1

Beginning Jan. 1, an ordinance banning the distribution of plastic shopping bags will take effect in the Haines Borough, though some store owners say...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents felt the heat in 2019

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's deep budget cut proposals and the ensuing battle for ferries, education,...

 

Planning commission develops road reconstruction priorities

Mathias Avenue is the road in most need of reconstruction according to a new road reconstruction priority calculator unanimously approved by the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Haines custodian nationally recognized

Haines custodian Natasha Fitzpatrick is unfazed by most things-even middle school boys' bathrooms, w...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Assembly approves harbor fee increase

Harbor fees and port tariffs will be increasing, beginning Jan. 1. On Tuesday, the borough assembly unanimously adopted an ordinance increasing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Lack of snow masks DOT overtime cuts

Last Thursday’s snow-covered roads in the late afternoon and evening shined a light on what plowing will look like on the Haines Highway and other...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Maidy resigns over charter interpretation

Haines Borough Assembly member Sean Maidy resigned Tuesday, following the assembly’s 4-2 approval of a resolution interpreting charter to...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

New data to drive policy making

The Haines Economic Development Corporation will use its newest data set to help answer the question: Who are the people of Haines? On Thursday, HEDC...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Takshanuk Watershed Council resigns from mining committee

In a unanimous board decision last Thursday, Dec. 5, Takshanuk Watershed Council resigned from the Chilkat Mining Forum Committee with board...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Local groups protest Ring of Fire management plan

The Bureau of Land Management may expand allotted helicopter landings on the 320,000 acres of mountain terrain in the Chilkat Valley from 300 to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019

HEDC resigns from mining committee

The Haines Economic Development Corporation resigned its membership on the Chilkat Valley Mining Forum committee last month, with HEDC president...

 

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