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March 3, 1969 Industrial expansion will hit Haines by September. John Schnabel announced this...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    February 14, 2019

Assembly split on water main extension

A resolution to authorize the upgrade of a water main on Mathias Avenue failed this week when assembly members Tom Morphet and Brenda Josephson said...

 

Army explodes mortar

The Haines Sheldon Museum opened its doors to the public last week after being closed for several days after a staff member found a WWII-era Japanese...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 31, 2019

Mysterious mortar empties museum

Sheldon Museum staff relocated after finding what may be a live mortar round in their office last...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018

Finance committee considers 1 percent art requirement for projects

Similar to state law, a requirement to allocate 1 percent of a total project’s cost for art in public buildings might become codified in the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 25, 2018

Assembly split on utility hook up process

A landowner’s request to hook up water and sewer on Mathias Avenue has shined a spotlight on a safety lapse the borough had overlooked, and brought...

 

Duly Noted

Sarah Warner and Christopher Latorre were married last month in Klukwan along the banks of the Chilkat River near the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural and...

 

Ward had a 'strong independent streak'

Longtime resident Marge Ward, 95, died July 26 in the Juneau Pioneer Home where she'd been since... Full story

 

Vandalism ruins scenic rocks

A “crime” is defined as a breach of a rule for which a punishment may be prescribed by a governing authority. This notice goes out to the person,...

 

Duly Noted

Spencer Douthit and Beth Fenhaus were married on May 12 at sunny Jones Point with friends and family looking on. A reception was hosted at Harriett...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 5, 2018

Former Haines students allege sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 29, 2018

Former Haines students come forward alleging sexual abuse by Karl Ward

Four Haines High School alumni came forward this week detailing sexual abuse by former Boy Scout lea... Full story

 

Black: former Haines city mayor, veteran

Dave Black, 82, former mayor and businessman, died of heart failure on Feb. 10 in Puyallup, Wash.... Full story

 

Duly Noted

The annual Lighting of the Fort went off with a bang as the cannon blast signaled the yuletide display. More than 75 people gathered at the Fort...

 

Duly Noted

Teal Elizabeth Tarleton was born to Summer Lynch and Zach Tarleton at 1:08 a.m. on Oct. 21 at Sitka’s Mount Edgecumbe Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs 1...

 

Duly Noted

Cross-country coach Chandler Kemp headed out of town last week. He’s returning to Palo Alto, Calif., where he works as a consultant on energy...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Committee finalizes subsidized solid waste disposal plan; assembly to review

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group finalized its plan for improving solid waste disposal in Haines, which proposes a sales tax funded,...

 

Mark your box for Wagner

Kudos to Joanie Wagner for throwing her hat in the ring for mayor of Haines! A fresh face, with new energy is always a welcome harbinger for new...

 

Duly Noted

Ted Hart and Meghan Elliott were married Friday, Sept. 8 at the Chilkat State Park picnic shelter. Kevin Thompson, who introduced Ted and Meghan,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 25, 2017

Waste group: Support for Borough ownership

The Haines Borough Solid Waste Working Group may recommend the borough take over solid waste management from the private company that now provides...

 
 By Leigh Horner    Duly Noted    May 4, 2017

Duly Noted

Carol Iverson of Salem, Ore., was in town last week, visiting brother Don Hartmann and catching up with friends. Former schoolmates she visited includ...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017

Radio supporters fight proposed cuts

KHNS is bracing for another year of potential budget cuts after the Senate Finance Subcommittee again proposed to defund public broadcasting across...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Schnabel not qualified, clerks say

Haines Borough clerks this week said Debra Schnabel did not meet basic requirements for the borough manager position, the same requirements that...

 

Duly Noted

Rhonda and Rod Hinson are back from volunteering at the start of the Yukon Quest, the 1,000-mile international sled dog race between Fairbanks and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Duly Noted

Nicole Horton Holm recently flew to San Diego, Calif., to pose in a patriotic outfit for Haus of Volta’s annual pin-up calendar. Haus of Volta is a...

 

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