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Memorial event scheduled for Saturday

An anniversary memorializing the Dec. 2 flooding and landslides that killed two and displaced dozens last year will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at 1.30...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 2, 2021 

Hospital's plan for mental health care office delayed indefinitely

Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital announced plans over the summer to open an outpatient mental health care office in Haines, but due to turnover...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 2, 2021 

Dozens of open seats on borough advisory boards

The Haines Borough Board and Committees Fair, an event scheduled to raise awareness of the various ways to be involved in local government, drew few...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 18, 2021

Borough secures $20 million to renovate Lutak Dock

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski called Haines Borough mayor Douglas Olerud on Tuesday with some long and eagerly awaited news: The borough has been...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 18, 2021

Final redistricting map could mean change in House rep

After several weeks of public hearings across Alaska, the state’s redistricting board settled on a state house map that would link Haines to...

 

Thanks for advancing dock discussion

The Haines Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Haines Borough staff and assembly, grant administrator Carolann Wooton, Haines Borough Ports...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Canadian border reopens with brass

When Bruce Funk left his Whitehorse home at 8:30 a.m. Yukon time on Monday, he didn't expect cookies...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Committee proposes yurt definition, zoning code addition

What’s a yurt? Should yurts be allowed in town? The Haines Borough Government Affairs and Services (GAS) Committee recommended a definition and...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Heliski code hearing reflects sharp divide

Twenty seven people, including a Scottish expedition guide with National Geographic, commented at a Tuesday hearing on a draft ordinance that would...

 
 By Max Graham    News    November 11, 2021

Doctors present latest COVID-19 vaccine info at webinar

Haines Health Center will start administering the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 this week, following the FDA’s Oct. 29...

 

Assembly Briefs

Mayor honors back-to-back state cross country champs On behalf of the Haines Borough, mayor Douglas Olerud on Tuesday honored the Haines High School...

 

Free enterprise has consequences

After the Mayor at the last Borough Assembly Meeting on Oct. 26 introduced Ordinance 21-10-598 to remove the limit on the number of heliski permits,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 28, 2021

Assembly introduces law to axe heliski permit cap for a year

The Haines Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance on Tuesday that would remove the cap on heliski operators in the borough for only one year. The...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 21, 2021

Potential FEMA funding delayed

The Haines Borough won’t be eligible to apply this year for millions of federal disaster mitigation dollars that could help compensate Beach Road...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 21, 2021

Commerce committee considers break from grocery sales tax

The Haines Borough Commerce Committee is considering a temporary tax exemption on groceries in Haines. While the committee still needs to iron out...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 14, 2021

Assembly creates commercial fisheries advisory board

The Haines Borough Assembly created an advisory board to guide the borough’s response to state and federal regulations that affect Haines...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 30, 2021

Assembly inches toward removing heliski limit

Haines Borough mayor Douglas Olerud cast a tie-breaking vote Tuesday to draft an ordinance to change borough code and eliminate the current limit on...

 
 By Max Graham    News    September 30, 2021

Assembly approves shop local effort, public participation program

The Haines Borough assembly voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt a new Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) that aims to increase public involvement in...

 

Vote Josephson for important issues

After I was elected to the Haines Borough Assembly, the mayor of Bethel, Alaska, told me, “When you run for office, you have all kinds of plans to...

 

Duly Noted

Greg Schlachter and Chris Hill married Sept. 18 at Calleva Farm in Dickerson, Md. Chris’ sisters Robin and Angie officiated Saturday’s nuptials....

 

Harrell sent out with a bang, donates final $1 million

In accordance with her last will and testament, the late Lucy Harrell was sent "out with a bang" Sat...

 

The conspiracy has been revealed

Thank you for pointing out the Illuminati symbolism around Haines. I too am concerned about the proliferation of these symbols. Cruise ship lines,...

 

Science over fiction

It is unfortunate that Mayor Bronson of Anchorage does not know what more can be done to stem the spread of Covid in his town. One wonders if he...

 

Duly Noted

Dr. Kirk Mosley is the new dentist at SEARHC dental clinic. Kirk retired from a private practice in Tucson, Ariz. after 25 years there. Since 2012,...

 

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