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Separate forums highlight risks and benefits of mining in Haines

How to minimize risks while maximizing the benefits of mining were themes at two mining forums held last week in Haines. It’s the second year in a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Assembly Briefs

Two new tours approved This week, the Haines Borough Assembly approved two new tour permits—one for Chilkat River Adventures and one for Alaska...

 

Thank you for genuine care and concern

Tim Maust and family would like to thank Lutak Lumber and the whole Haines community for the outpouring of support and love we’ve received these...

 

Kat-to-Koot Winter Alpine Adventure Race results

Fifty-nine racers competed in this year’s Kat-to Koot race. White out conditions on Mount Ripinsky forced race organizers to change the route....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Army Corps proposes soil cleanup plan

To remove fuel contaminants in the soil at 15.5 Mile Haines Highway, the Army Corps of Engineers proposed excavating at least 7,500 tons of soil as...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 13, 2020

Funding for port repairs remains elusive

“We got too many pigs for the tits,” Port and Harbor Advisory Committee chair Terry Pardee said, summarizing the dilemma facing committee members...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 6, 2020

Capital budget requests deemed futile

There was a palpable lack of enthusiasm at the Haines Borough Assembly’s meeting to discuss project priorities for the state’s capital budget....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 30, 2020

Haines breaks record with heavy snowfall

Sunday's 23.5-inch snowfall was a 24-hour record for the Chilkat Valley, according to NOAA...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 30, 2020

Public safety commission to develop charter amendment

Assembly member Paul Rogers has created a draft Haines Borough Charter amendment that adds emergency police response outside of the townsite to the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 30, 2020

'Will work for food'

John Nettleton volunteered his time and equipment to help keep townsite residents’ driveways cleared during this week’s snowstorms. “A lot of...

 

Duly Noted

Video footage of product development specialist Riley Erekson pouring liquid from a beaker was included in a nationally broadcast story on NBC...

 

Long-awaited sauna opens at the pool

Haines residents seeking respite from the biting cold can now warm up in the public sauna, opened...

 

Sauna possible thanks to your contributions

I encourage residents to try the new sauna at the Haines pool. Besides offering a respite from winter’s cold, saunas increase circulation and may al...

 

All enjoyed the winter celebration

Haines, I’d like to give out some holiday high fives and festive fist bumps – what a winter celebration we enjoyed Saturday night! Thanks to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Lack of snow masks DOT overtime cuts

Last Thursday’s snow-covered roads in the late afternoon and evening shined a light on what plowing will look like on the Haines Highway and other...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019

Maidy hangs up on GAS committee

At a borough government affairs and services committee meeting Nov. 28, member Sean Maidy, who attended by phone, hung up on the two other committee...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Severe winds cause seven power outages

Strong winds from Friday night through early Sunday morning, with gusts recorded up to 66 miles per...

 

Thanks to participants of Silver Salmon Derby

The Haines Sportsman’s Association expresses its appreciation to all who entered 2019 Silver Salmon Derby. Fisher-folk from Haines, Juneau, Canada,...

 

Thanks for help with Chilkat Chef

LCC’s annual Chilkat Chef celebration of community, salmon and subsistence foods was an incredible success. We owe that success to a team of sponsor...

 

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 3, 2019

Chilkoot Lake road improvement project delay

The State Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation will accept bids for the Chilkoot Lake Road Corridor Improvement Project until Oct. 9, after delayi...

 

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...

 

John Marquardt answered the call

Friends and family will gather at New Hope Church on Mosquito Lake Road at 11 a.m. Saturday to...

 

Wilderness memorial a success

Many thanks to all the organizations and individuals who provided help on the Chilkat Valley Wilderness Memorial. Without their help this project...

 

Valley brown bears take international trips

More than 50 bear enthusiasts got to track local brown bears’ travel across the valley and beyond during an Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 

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