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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 21, 2021 

Legislative intern boards flight despite testing positive for COVID-19

A University of Alaska student intern passing through Haines boarded an Alaska Seaplanes flight last week, despite testing positive for the COVID-19...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 21, 2021 

Remote sellers tax yields $125K in first three quarters of 2020

The Haines Borough's loss of pandemic related sales tax revenues this summer has been offset by the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021 

Small landslide indicates instability in Beach Road area, EOC says

A small landslide occurred on the southeast flank of the Dec. 2 Beach Road slide path between...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021 

Assembly makes plan to address Haines' bear problem

The Haines Borough Assembly’s Commerce Committee began chipping away at a plan to address the borough’s bear problem at a meeting Tuesday. The...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 21, 2021 

CIA applies for funding to repair borough roads damaged by landslides and flooding

The Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) is partnering with the Haines Borough to secure funding to repair local roads damaged by the early December...

 
 By Mr. Fontenot    Opinion    January 21, 2021 

Science Cowboy

Dear Precipitation Ponderers- There are way too many factors that affect the snow-to-rain conversion calculation for me to give you a definitive...

 

A road is less risky than crossing the slide

Many displaced residents from the Beach Road landslide in Haines are trying to get a controlled access road built across the slide so that they can...

 

Duly Noted

Aaliyah Michelle Houghton-Bynum was born on Jan. 16 in Anchorage to Karlie Spud and George Houghton-Bynum of Klukwan. She was 5 pounds 9 ounces and...

 

SEARHC prepares for arrival of 600 COVID-19 vaccines

To date, more than 300 Chilkat Valley residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and hundreds more will fall into this category... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

Beach Road closure extended

Beach Road east of a barricade at the far end of Portage Cove will remain closed to the public after the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

Assembly votes to advertise new manager hire

Eight months after the firing of then-manager Debra Schnabel, the Haines Borough is advertising for a new, permanent manager. On Tuesday, assembly...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

COVID-19 mitigation plan required for 2021 tour companies

This year, tour companies will need a COVID-19 mitigation plan approved by the Haines Borough manager before they can conduct tours. On Tuesday, the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

Federal government extends CARES Act spending deadline

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to roll back a December spending plan for leftover CARES Act funds after the federal government approved an...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 14, 2021

PERS termination study for Sheldon Museum approved by borough

The Haines Borough Assembly approved a PERS termination study for the Haines Sheldon Museum, a neces...

 

We need help

I’m a displaced resident on Beach Road.  We’re trying to cope with the landslide’s aftermath.  We realize there are different perspectives on...

 

Collaboration leads to positive hiring process

My compliments to the Haines Borough Assembly, the Personnel Committee, and the mayor for doing a thorough job in finding the best borough manager...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Beach Road residents face months of displacement, at minimum

Residents at the southernmost end of Beach Road were officially allowed to return to their properties after state geologists downgraded the area on... Full story

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Governor's budget shifts additional costs to borough, closes local DMV office

The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) budget proposal Gov. Mike Dunleavy released on Dec. 11 contains several significant cuts for the Haines Borough including...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 24, 2020

2020: Pandemic, natural disaster and upheaval

As I sat down to write the 2020 Year in Review, I thought: "I don't want to relive this year, nor sh...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

HEDC brings on interim director

On Dec. 14, Sally Andersen was brought on as interim director for the Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC), stepping into the role after...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    December 24, 2020

Assembly plans to finalize manager advertisement by next regular meeting

The Haines Borough Assembly is picking up the pace of the manager hiring process. Over the course of two committee of the whole meetings held on Monda...

 

Pool needs lifeguards

Adult swimmers are encouraged to register for a lifeguard certification class to be held in Haines in mid-January. Four slots are open in the class,...

 

Reeves: A dedicated volunteer who worked and played hard

The sudden death of retired attorney and volunteer emergency medical technician Philip Reeves...

 

Duly noted

Ralph and Jan Borders are home after a long visit to see family down south. They left on Nov. 15 to spend a couple of weeks in the Bellevue area of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 17, 2020

What can Haines learn from Sitka's deadly landslide?

On Aug. 18, 2015 more than 40 landslides fell across Baranof and Chichagof Islands. The largest slid... Full story

 

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