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 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020 

290 people receive flu shots at free clinic

This year, for the first time, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is offering free...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020 

School gets through first quarter with no reported COVID cases, closures

Haines Borough School District students, teachers and staff have made it through the first quarter without having to close while maintaining...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020 

Voters decide to draw $450,000 from permanent fund, assembly surprised

On Oct. 6, Haines Borough voters surprised many assembly members by approving a one-time, $450,000 draw from the borough’s permanent fund principal...

 

Early voting begins in Haines

Early voting for the Nov. 3 election has begun. Tuesday, the first day for early voting in Haines, was busy with 77 residents stopping by the borough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020 

Pool to open soon with pandemic protocols

The Haines Borough swimming pool has a new manager and should open soon and borough staff and the Haines Dolphins Swim Team organizers are still...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 22, 2020 

Shop local organizers to push for another round for holidays

Residents spent more than $60,000 in 13 days in response to the byHaines “Shop Local and Save” program—and organizers say they want to promote...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020 

U.S. Army disposes of two grenades found within the Haines Borough

On Oct. 8, the U.S. Army disposed of two grenades found in the Haines Borough. One was in Alaska Wildlife Trooper possession and the other was turned...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020 

Bettisworth North will do conceptual design for new public safety building

The Haines Borough has selected Alaska-based architecture firm Bettisworth North, the same firm that worked on Skagway’s public safety building and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 22, 2020 

Census counting ends Oct. 15

The saga of the 2020 U.S. Census appears to have finally come to an end. This year, responding to the census was complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic...

 

Duly Noted

Orson Michael Carter was born on Oct. 6 to parents Mike and Lori Carter. Orson weighed 8 pounds and 6.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. He joins big...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Tuynman wins fourth assembly seat 11 votes ahead of Josephson

The results of this year’s nail-biter assembly race are in. Cheryl Stickler and Caitie Kirby, the top vote-getters, will serve three-year terms...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 15, 2020

Chief shoots bear outside his home

Haines police chief Heath Scott shot and wounded a sow brown bear that he said had attempted to get into his garage and opened a garbage can outside...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 15, 2020

Two new COVID-19 virus cases reported this week

The Haines Borough EOC reported two new cases of COVID-19 this week. On Tuesday the EOC reported that a resident tested positive for COVID-19, the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Borough re-revises morgue project

The Haines Borough is revising plans for a CARES Act-funded morgue again. The change means roughly $22,000 in CARES Act funds will go to waste. The...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Haines library nominated for national honor

The Haines Borough Public Library has been nominated by Sen. Lisa Murkowski for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 15, 2020

Borough to look into providing public access to dumpster when landfill is closed

The Haines Borough Finance Committee recommended the Solid Waste Working Group look into providing public access to dumpsters when the landfill is...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

TAB approves changes to heliski tour GPS reporting requirements

The Haines Borough Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) approved staff-recommended changes to heliski code and administrative policy at an Oct. 8 meeting....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 15, 2020

Driver's license applicants and fishermen to receive CARES Act assistance

The Haines Borough Assembly approved three CARES Act-spending measures at Tuesday’s meeting including $15,000 to address a backlog in driver’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 8, 2020

Glacier Bears take regional championship

Both the girls and boys Haines Glacier Bears cross-country teams are this year's Region 5 champions...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 8, 2020

Stickler, Lapp, Kirby secure assembly seats

This year’s Haines Borough election was marked by high voter turnout, increased early and absentee voting, an above-average number of write-in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 8, 2020

$40,000 generated by shop local program so far

About 100 residents spent more than $40,000 at local businesses during the first week of the “byHaines Shop Local and Save” program. The...

 

Personnel committee recommends more manager-assembly communication

The next Haines Borough manager will work more closely with and report more frequently to the assembly if members adopt changes approved by the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 8, 2020

Haines Huts will apply for Ripinsky trail easement

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a resolution on Sept. 22 supporting Haines Huts’ application for the state’s Recreational Trails...

 

Census deadline extended to Oct. 31

A court ruling has resulted in the extension of the U.S. census response deadline to Oct. 31. While the deadline is normally July, this year,...

 

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