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 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Borough Briefs

KHNS receives borough funding The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a $20,000 allocation Thursday to KHNS in the wake of stripped state...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Boroughwide policing back on the table

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 to advance a charter amendment that would again put the question of boroughwide policing on the October ballot....

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 25, 2019

Decades-old fuel spill surfaces in Chilkat River at slough near 15 Mile

Contaminated groundwater from a 51-year-old fuel spill at 15.5 Mile Haines Highway appears to be leaching into the Chilkat River slough, raising...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 25, 2019

Shoppers to enjoy sales tax free day

On Oct. 19 and March 2, Haines residents will be excused from paying 5.5% sales tax at local and online retail stores that choose to participate. Last...

 

Thanks for 4th of July donations

On behalf of the Klukwan Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp #8, I would like to say aatlein gunalchéesh (a big thank you) to those who volunteered and...

 

Hammer Museum thanks supporters

After a very successful Fourth of July, the Hammer Museum would like to thank everyone who came out and helped make the nail driving and spike...

 

Heat, smoke stifle the Chilkat Valley

Haines residents are combating record heat by scrambling to purchase shorts, ice cream and the town'...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 11, 2019

Assembly again will consider expanded police service area

Policing outside of the townsite could be on the October ballot once again, one year after Mud Bay, Lutak and Haines Highway voters rejected raising...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 11, 2019

Chief Scott up for reappointment

by Jenna Kunze The Public Safety Commission this week recommended the borough manager reappoint police chief Heath Scott, whose three-year contract wi...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019

July 4th draws crowd

Hot, sunny weather drew crowds to Haines' Independence Day festivities. The day started with a hotly...

 

Parade and celebration a major success!

On behalf of the Haines Chamber of Commerce, I would like to thank all of the Ripinsky and Riley level sponsors (Alaska Arts Confluence, Alaska...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 27, 2019

Man killed in wreck had earlier contact with police

One of the two men who died in a motorcycle wreck at 2.5 Mile Lutak Road this week had been pulled over by police hours earlier for driving a...

 

4th of July - Try your luck with a rubber duck

The rubber duckies will ride again. This year, after a brief hiatus, residents can try their luck again in the Rubber Ducky Race, put on by the...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    June 13, 2019

Site development permits excluded from general use

The Haines Borough Assembly passed an ordinance on Tuesday that requires land use permits for site development in the townsite, Mud Bay, and Lutak...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    June 6, 2019

Residents petition site development ordinance

Several variations of a petition to remove all areas outside of the townsite from land-use permitting requirements for site development are being...

 

Weedman lived adventurous, full life

There will be a private family celebration of the life of former resident Jeanetta Rae Carder...

 

Thanks for keeping Haines clean

A belated yet heartfelt thank you for all who helped our school’s Earth Day celebration be a huge success: Howsers IGA, Oleruds, Alaska Outdoor...

 

Life is full of blessings

Each day I wake up and have a difficult time believing how wonderful things are each day. Then, as days go by, I look around and wonder, “How is it...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    May 9, 2019

Assembly to consider permit requirement for site development on private property

The borough’s Government Affairs and Services Committee was divided, but ultimately advanced an ordinance proposed by the planning commission that...

 

Duly Noted

Theodore Lende Lynch was born to parents Stoli and Nels Lynch Saturday, April 20 in Juneau. He weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces. Grandmother Heather Lende...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    April 11, 2019

Mud Bay petitions against extraction

Mud Bay land owners brought forward a petition to the borough assembly’s Government Affairs and Services (GAS) Committee on Tuesday, calling for...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, March 26 Police received trespass notices. A citizen reported interference with their mail. A caller requested a message be relayed to a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019

A difference of degrees: The innate risk in avalanche terrain

Twenty feet below avalanche forecasters Erik Stevens and Jonny Cromwell, on a gray and frigid alpine...

 

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