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Police Report

Tuesday, March 12 A Beach Road caller reported a possibly abandoned vehicle. Vehicle owner was contacted to remove it. A Lutak Road caller reported a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Drug task force finds alcohol major contributor to crime

While the Haines Borough’s drug enforcement task force has worked since June 2017 to find solutions to drug-related issues, recent data analyzing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 14, 2019

Mumfords avalanche kills backcountry snowboarder

David Dzenawagis,34, known locally as “Boston Dave,” died Wednesday afternoon after he was buried in an avalanche while snowboarding in the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 14, 2019

Business Briefs

Juneau-based firm buys local accounting business Bengie’s Business Services changed hands after nearly two decades under Bengie Stuart. In February,...

 

Police Report

Wednesday, March 6 A burglary alarm was activated on Chilkoot Lake Road. Haines Police made contact with a driver on Barnett Drive. A 20-day...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    March 7, 2019

Sex crime response team lacks equipment to function

A sexual assault response team that would allow victims to be examined and treated without leaving Haines is stalled by lack of forensic equipment....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Woman welcomed home with drug charge

A 62-year-old woman who moved back to town last month was welcomed with a felony drug charge from the Haines police for a crime she allegedly...

 

There's no such thing as a small drug issue

I applaud Sue Folletti for speaking out about the drug problem in Haines in last week’s issue. She couldn’t have said it better. Sharon Resnick...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 28, 2019

State considers status of wildlife Trooper position

State wildlife trooper Trent Chwialkowski will leave Haines before summer for a post in Cantwell, Alaska. “No decision or change has been made in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

New Fish and Game biologist heads to town

Nicole Zeiser, Haines' new Alaska Department of Fish and Game commercial fisheries biologist,...

 

A police dog will help fight our drug problem

There is doubt in Haines about our drug problem and the need for a “drug canine” presence. I hope sharing my personal feelings will be...

 

Police and dogs are a bad combination

I grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and watched police sic dogs on blacks merely because they wanted to sit wherever they wanted on the bus and to eat...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, February 19 A welfare check was requested. A confidential report of child abuse was received. Haines Police assisted another agency. A...

 

A volatile industry is not worth the risk

Large-scale industrial development is fundamentally incompatible with the subsistence lifestyle enjoyed by inhabitants of the Chilkat Valley for...

 

Support our town, support a police dog

I have talked with the dog breeder/trainers, police chiefs, city managers and/or the K9 officers themselves in Wasilla, Yakutat, and Juneau...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 14, 2019

Assembly considers burial fee increase

The Haines Borough Assembly discussed the burying of people and pets. Assembly member Heather Lende proposed amending the borough’s animal code to...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, February 5 A suspect was charged with violating conditions of release. A water/sewer alarm was activated on Piedad Road. Haines Police...

 

Army explodes mortar

The Haines Sheldon Museum opened its doors to the public last week after being closed for several days after a staff member found a WWII-era Japanese...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, January 29 A 44 year old male was arrested on an outstanding $5,000 felony assault warrant and lodged at Haines Rural Jail Facility. A Second...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 31, 2019

Mysterious mortar empties museum

Sheldon Museum staff relocated after finding what may be a live mortar round in their office last...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 31, 2019

Handlers cite benefits, drawbacks of police dogs

While Alaska police-canine handlers vouched for their dogs’ ability to act as a deterrent and assist with illegal drug seizures, their endorsement...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, January 22 A water/sewer alarm was activated on Piedad Road. Wednesday, January 23 A welfare check was requested on a Vermier Street...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 24, 2019

Wayward Rouen hanging poolside at HARK

The apparent owners of a duck rescued on Main Street this week said they'll take him back- if they h...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 24, 2019

Police officials at 'highest levels' discuss request for Trooper post

The Haines Borough Assembly’s letter to Alaska State Troopers refusing to violate its own charter by providing borough-wide police protection...

 

Sniff out the truth of a police dog

The Haines police and a group of residents are advocating for police dog(s). Some of the most compelling reasons not to have a police dog in Haines...

 

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