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 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019

Bear mauls local hunter

Around 7 p.m. on Oct. 3, Casey Bradford, 21, and his father Scott Bradford, 55, were moose hunting near Wells Bridge at 25 Mile when a brown bear...

 

Alaska-hire unconstitutional

Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson declared the state’s Alaska-hire laws unconstitutional last Thursday. The Department of Law said the...

 

United States Senator Dan Sullivan visits Haines

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan's one-day visit to Haines on Monday included a tour with the mayor, a visit...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019

Assembly Briefs

Election Canvass The Haines Borough Assembly canvassed the municipal election on Tuesday, tallying an additional 63 outstanding absentee votes....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Election seats Thomas, Rogers and Sincerny

Voters Tuesday elected Gabe Thomas and Paul Rogers to serve on the Haines Borough Assembly, according to unofficial results. The third highest...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Increased traffic stops, rising DUIs

In the month of September, the Haines Borough Police Department has pulled over more than twice as many drivers as its monthly average of for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 3, 2019

New assembly chambers put on hold

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted last month to postpone a decision on whether or not to include assembly chambers in the library...

 

This week in history

Oct. 6 1969 Discussions Friday between the city councils of Haines and Port Chilkoot aimed at...

 

Thank you for positive campaigns

All five Haines residents who ran for borough assembly deserve our thanks for running positive campaigns. Let’s support our leaders--our...

 

Students join in worldwide 'Climate Strike' movement

On Wednesday, students of all ages marched, chanted, and spoke in alignment with 4 million students...

 

TAB members frustrated by vacant tourism director job

The Haines Borough Assembly directed borough manager Debra Schnabel to advertise for a new tourism director after the position had been vacant for...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 26, 2019

Staff to research 'green' harbor parking lot

On Sept. 10, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously directed the manager to explore the possibility of making the Portage Cove boat-launch parking lo...

 

Interview with candidates for the Haines Borough Assembly seats

Do you think the borough’s current level of taxation is appropriate? If not, how would you change it?  Sally McGuire:  About one-fifth of our...

 

New borough planner to start October 14

Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel hired Tim O’Melia as the new borough planner for his skills in policy and community engagement, she said. The...

 

Dolphins ready to jump in

The Haines Dolphins Swim Team will be hosting an information and registration event from 5 to 6 pm this Friday, Sept. 27, at the school cafeteria....

 

Vote now, early voting is open

Don’t risk forgetting to vote or having something come up on Election Day.  The polls are already open.  In our democracy voting is not only a rig...

 

Cast your vote for future generations

I believe that we should be living in such a way that the riches we enjoy should be here for our children and grandchildren, and that’s why I’m...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Candidates outline positions during first of three forums

Five assembly candidates twice responded to questions on their ideas of the Haines Borough’s most pressing problems, ways to generate revenue, thoug...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Haines stands to lose half its cruise traffic

Holland America will not be porting at least two large vessels in Haines in 2020, borough manager Debra Schnabel said after a conversation with...

 

Resident group commissions report on socioeconomic impact of mining

By Kyle Clayton A group of citizens concerned about mining impacts in the Chilkat Valley, the Friends of the Chilkat and Klehini Rivers, commissioned...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

Meet the borough assembly candidates

Six candidates are vying for two seats on the Haines Borough Assembly in the Oct. 1 municipal election. The third highest vote getter will be...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

State test results show strides in English, math targeted for improvement

Results from 2019 Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools statewide exams show Haines students have achieved significant growth in language...

 

Sally McGuire is a team player

I have known Sally McGuire for nearly two decades. Over the years we have shared countless cups of tea while exploring issues important to the...

 
 By Jenna Kunz    News    September 12, 2019

Gov. Dunleavy visits Palmer Project

Gov. Mike Dunleavy, along with Chief of Staff Ben Stevens and Department of Conservation Commissioner Jason Brune, visited Haines for a private tour...

 
 By Jenna Kunz    News    September 12, 2019

Polls to decide who sits in vacated seat

The Haines Borough will appoint the assembly candidate who receives the third-highest vote count in Oct. 1 municipal elections to a third seat left...

 

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