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 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...

 

I need a dollar! A dollar is what I need!

In the Oct. 1 CVN, Terrance Pardee refers to “highly paid environmental mouths.” It would have been nice of Terrance to let us know where we can f...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 1, 2020

Candidates talk mining during final forum

The Haines chapter of the Alaska Miners Association hosted the final forum of the election season this week where candidates answered questions relate...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

Six candidates, Caitie Kirby, Helen Alten, Jerry Lapp, Cheryl Stickler, Brenda Josephson and Carol Tuynman are running for two three-year seats and...

 

AIDEA funding will create a better future

I’ve monitored some of the borough meeting comments made by local pseudo-experts, re: the Lutak Dock upgrades and the potential Alaska Industrial...

 

Candidates discuss firing, budget and cultural institutions

Questions about an ore terminal, the firing of manager Debra Schnabel and the best way to keep cultural institutions open during economically challeng...

 

Mosquito Lake community garden wraps up first year

The Mosquito Lake Community Center's Victory Garden has provided food to roughly 75 families in the...

 

Interim manager describes AIDEA conversation

News of a meeting between borough staff, Mayor Jan Hill and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) regarding Lutak Dock...

 

Duly Noted

Elizabeth and David Krout and 5-year-old daughter Amelia of Seattle, Washington welcomed baby Adeline Irene Krout to their family on June 5....

 

Assembly Briefs

Borough discusses AIDEA support for Lutak Dock Haines Borough department heads met Aug. 27 with representatives from the Alaska Industrial...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    September 3, 2020

Businesses going through thousands of disposable masks a month

For Haines businesses that require customers to wear masks, the cost of supplying personal protective equipment (PPE) is adding up. A little over two...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    August 27, 2020

Washers, freezers and treated lumber scarce as a result of pandemic

COVID-19 has led to a surge in small, household maintenance and construction projects, but it has also made it more difficult to source materials for...

 

Duly Noted

Jess Giddings married Austin Strutz on July 18 in Harrisburg, Oregon. The bride’s father, Al Giddings, officiated the ceremony. A total of 40 people...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 30, 2020

Fishing remains slow, chum returns 'extremely poor'

Poor chum salmon returns combined with an uncertain sockeye run have gillnetters concerned. "It's di...

 

Business Briefs

E-bike delivery service begins in Haines After COVID-19 eliminated her primary sources of...

 

Story walk a success thanks to volunteers

The Haines Borough Public Library is so very grateful to the many different businesses, individuals and teams that helped create our Story Walk....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 25, 2020

Assembly puts permanent fund question to voters

In October, Haines residents will vote on a proposed $450,000 draw from the borough’s permanent fund to offset unexpected costs associated with scho...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 18, 2020

AML will build new freight ramp for Haines

The Haines Borough has reached an agreement with Alaska Marine Lines (AML) for construction of a new roll-on, roll-off ramp at Lutak Dock. At present,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

Don't approach moose calves, no matter how cute

Every spring, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game encounters the same problem: people...

 

Thanks to businesses using caution

I would like to express my appreciation to local businesses who have adopted a cautious approach to operating or opening, especially Lutak Lumber and...

 

Former Borough Manager Debra Schnabel's response to her termination

On May 22 the Borough’s attorney offered me the opportunity to respond to any statement made by the public or by members of the Assembly during the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 14, 2020

Assembly suspends manager with pay

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-2 at its regular meeting Tuesday to suspend borough manager Debra Schnabel with pay. The assembly will hold an...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Local lender reopens PPP application, EIDL remains elusive

Paycheck Protection Program loans are once again available to local businesses through First National Bank of Alaska, which began accepting new applic...

 

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