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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...

 

Heliski map committee to consider terrain closure recommendations

The borough’s heliski map committee is awaiting industry data before settling on a recommendation that could limit heliski activity in the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    September 3, 2020

9th circuit sides with BLM, Constantine

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) did not need to take into account the effects of a future mine when it approved Constantine Metal Resources...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    August 27, 2020

Businesses, arts groups receive more federal funds

On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly approved the use of federal coronavirus relief dollars to assist previously overlooked businesses and...

 

Duly Noted

Sean and Savannah Maidy, along with their children Piper and Rory, are quarantining with Sean Maidy’s parents, Kevin and Ann Maidy in Cary,...

 

This week in history

Aug. 17, 1970 To arms for Lynn Canal Players "Pipe-wrappers, to arms!" is the cry sounded by the...

 
 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...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 9, 2020

Matanuska back in service after 6 months

Alaska state ferry service is getting closer to normal, even though passenger loads are far from normal. Even the Matanuska, the oldest operating...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 9, 2020

Slow start to season for Lynn Canal gillnetters

The commercial drift gillnet season, which began June 21, is off to a slow start. Prices are comparable to this time last year, but so far fish...

 

Community Players still looking for storytellers

The Lynn Canal Community Players is continuing to recruit storytellers, historians, comics and improvisational performers for what the organization...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 2, 2020

Work underway at boat launch; completion scheduled for Oct. 31

Work is underway on the $5.4 million project to build a two-lane boat-launch ramp at Haines Small...

 

Arts Outlook

Community Players to organize YouTube variety show Lynn Canal Community Players hopes to produce a summer production consisting of vignettes viewed...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 11, 2020

9th Circuit case could impact Palmer Project

A case before the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals could impact Constantine Metal Resources’ Palmer Project. The case relates to Constantine’s...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 4, 2020

ADF&G restrictions, COVID-19 could dampen gillnet season

Gillnetters in the Lynn Canal will face restrictions similar to last year’s despite a slight rebound in the Chilkat River chinook salmon population...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 28, 2020

Small cruise ships could return to Haines sooner than expected

At least one cruise line is taking steps to resume sailings in Lynn Canal as early as next month. At Tuesday’s assembly meeting, tourism director...

 

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 Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Eulachon study abandons old techniques due to COVID-19

For the first time, this year’s eulachon run estimate will be calculated without using the “mark-and-recapture” technique. The change in the est...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Assembly Briefs

Haines welcomes Royal Caribbean On Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly adopted a resolution supporting increased port calls from Royal Caribbean...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Artist Katie Craney to teach online art class

Artist Katie Craney is teaching a found materials art class via Zoom on May 14 at 7 p.m. The course, hosted by Southeast Alaska Conservation Council,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 7, 2020

Tourism board: Bring more RCCL ships

The Tourism Advisory Board is unanimously recommending that the Haines Borough Assembly pass a resolution in favor of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd....

 

McNamara, NBA star and coach, leaves legacy

Local coach, filmmaker, and former NBA player Mark McNamara, 60, died of heart failure on April 27...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 23, 2020

DOT reduces summer ferry schedule

The Alaska Department of Transportation announced reductions to ferry service in the coming months in response to a decrease in travelers. In recent...

 

Duly Noted

By Sylvia Heinz Four-year-old Zane Poirier tapped his first birch last week with his father, Josh Poirier. “We both drilled it,” Zane said. “I d...

 

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