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 By Tom Morphet    News    July 22, 2021 

Canada border opens, with restrictions

News that Canada would open its borders to U.S. citizens making non-essential trips starting Aug. 9 this week energized residents and business owners,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 22, 2021 

Borough manager candidate to visit town

Annette Kreitzer, the last Haines Borough manager candidate still in the running, will visit town Monday through Wednesday to meet borough staff and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 22, 2021 

Assembly to introduce seasonal sales tax ordinance

Should the Haines Borough have a seasonal sales tax? The assembly’s Commerce Committee considered the idea at a meeting Tuesday before unanimously...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Battery Point trail open but access remains restricted

Alaska State Parks officials are asking the public to refrain from using the Battery Point trail until the Haines Borough reopens Beach Road, which...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Soul, Punk and Metal bands to perform at state fair

Diggin Dirt, a California funk and soul band influenced by James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone, heads up a heavily regional roster of Main Stage...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 15, 2021

Assembly schedules public interviews tonight of 2 finalists for borough manager

The borough assembly is scheduled to interview its two finalists for the manager job in a public meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. this evening. The...

 

Tom Matthews loved the outdoors

Tom Matthews, who grew up in Haines but moved to the upper valley to pursue a life outdoors, died...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 8, 2021

Borough manager attracts 10 applicants

The borough has been without a permanent manager since last May, and the mayor is hoping the latest round of applications will produce a successful...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 8, 2021

Work starts this week on Beach Road

Southeast Road Builders plans to start work Friday morning under a $166,760 borough contract to remove debris from the December landslide across...

 
 By Abbey Collins    News    July 8, 2021

Discussion continues on whether to allow yurts as permanent housing

Haines government leaders continue to grapple with the question of whether yurts should be allowed as permanent residences throughout the townsite....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Public remains divided about use of Lutak Dock

There’s widespread support for existing Lutak Dock services, and a need for more information and public conversation before any attempt to expand...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 24, 2021

Tlingit Park pavilion construction begins

Construction of the new, longhouse-inspired Tlingit Park pavilion began June 19. Design and construction of the project, which comes to roughly...

 

Mullady, former carpenter, police officer dies at 78

Judd Mullady, a one-time policeman and a career carpenter and building contractor who became known...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 17, 2021

First cruise ship in nearly two years docks

The first cruise ship to visit Haines in 622 days, the American Constellation, docked Saturday. The...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 17, 2021

AP&T proposes plan for Beach Road Power Resatoration

Power restoration work on Beach Road could begin as soon as next week, but completion of work is likely at least a month away. At a June 10 meeting,...

 

Duly Noted

Marie Rose and Cosmo Fudge were married at Chilkat Inlet Retreat on June 12. The ceremony was officiated by Rob Goldberg. Bee Queener was the maid of...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 10, 2021

Assembly finalizes amended budget with additional funding

Last minute amendments to the Haines Borough’s $13 million operating and capital budget for next fiscal year (FY22) included funding for the Haines...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    June 10, 2021

Borough reposts manager job

The Haines Borough manager job has been reposted. Haines has been without a permanent manager for more than a year. The borough assembly’s first...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

U.S. Senators renew push for landless tribe settlement

Alaska’s U.S. Senators are planning to reintroduce legislation that would allow Native Alaskans in Haines, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg and...

 

Duly Noted

Haines Sportsman’s Association recently awarded influential members with the lifetime membership honor. Association’s President Russ Byerly said,...

 

Gun resolution is vanity project

As a part-time visitor to Haines since I bought property in the early 1980’s, I’ve kept an interested eye on all the evolutions through the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 20, 2021

SEARHC and borough consider location for new medical facility

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is considering building a new medical facility in Haines. “I’ve been yakking at the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Assembly adds nonprofit funding to budget

Funding for the Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) and the Southeast Alaska State Fair have been added to the Haines Borough’s budget...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 13, 2021

Bald Eagle Foundation nixes planting in Henderson Field

By Kyle Clayton Citing erosion and the possibilities of contamination stemming from December floods, the American Bald Eagle Foundation board won’t...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 13, 2021

Haines borough becomes Second Amendment Sanctuary

Haines Borough has joined an ever-growing list of municipalities nationwide vowing to uphold the Second Amendment in the event the federal government...

 

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