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 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 7, 2019 

Town beaver's lair discovered

To local eyewitnesses, he goes by Timber, Cleaver, The Beavs and, for those determined not to get...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019 

Borough, contractor impasse stalls swimming pool opening

The opening of the swimming pool is stalled indefinitely because the Haines Borough and the Indiana contractor working on the renovation project are a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019 

Commission to decide on considering heliport permit

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will need to decide whether or not they should consider a conditional use permit (CUP) application for a...

 

Duly Noted

The Haines Friends of the NRA hosted a successful banquet at Harriett Hall in late October. “One hundred percent of the money goes to range...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 31, 2019

150-year-old Tlingit maps celebrated

In 2007, when cartographer John Cloud was cataloging more than 7,000 maps at the National Archives...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 31, 2019

Townsite bear activity prompts state visit

A team of Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists and wildlife trooper came to town in response to public outcry over increased bear activity...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 31, 2019

Long rejoins police force, Brown resigns

After a five month “sabbatical” from the Haines Borough Police Department, officer Brayton Long unearthed his old uniform, ironed it, and headed...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 31, 2019

Federal grant for handicapped, elderly, seeks local applicants

The Alaska Community Development Block Grant, a federal grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help vulnerable...

 

Haines residents made the sauna possible

The Haines pool sauna project is nearing completion! A plan for extending a deck above the sauna will accommodate the Haines Dolphins’ timing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

New assembly weighs sauna location, bears

The Haines Borough Assembly met Tuesday for the first time with newly elected members Gabe Thomas, Paul Rogers and Zephyr Sincerny. The assembly...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Mining committee considers who gets to vote

The Haines Economic Development Corporation discussed the makeup and voting status of members of the Chilkat Valley Mining Forum Committee at its...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Retailers question timing of sales tax holiday

Most participating Haines business owners said they saw an uptick in sales during the borough’s first sales-tax free day on Oct. 19, but many said...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Chilkoot Corridor project delayed until spring 2020

Chilkoot Lake Road corridor improvements, set to begin this fall, are being delayed a year, Alaska State Parks officials announced this week....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Tourism and community education directors hired

Two new staff have filled the vacant Community Education Director and Tourism director positions this week. The borough offered Steven Auch the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 17, 2019

Excursion Inlet part of Hoonah's borough bid

The City of Hoonah is attempting to form its own borough, and hopes to include Excursion Inlet,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Heliport re-application in the works

Borough planning commissioners Thursday delayed voting on a tour operator’s eight-year push for a permit to construct a commercial heliport near 26...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Haines Avalanche Center to hold free regular classes

Temperatures have begun to dip below freezing, stirring winter recreators and, with them, the Haines Avalanche Center’s announcement for regular...

 

KHNS annual member meeting update

The KHNS board updated members last month on changes during the past year and expectations for the upcoming year. Sixty-one members attended the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Sales tax revenue steadily increases

The Haines Borough generated $3.6 million in sales tax revenue for fiscal year 2019, a period spanning July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. The total is...

 

End the tourism fund restrictions

With each retail dollar spent in Haines, a penny goes into a special Haines Borough fund for “tourism promotion and economic development” (TPED)....

 
 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...

 

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