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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019 

HEDC resigns from mining committee

The Haines Economic Development Corporation resigned its membership on the Chilkat Valley Mining Forum committee last month, with HEDC president...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019 

Pool reopens after seven months

At 6:30 a.m. on Friday morning, 91-year-old Joan Snyder eagerly penned her name on the sign-in sheet at the Haines swimming pool on its opening day....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019 

Maidy hangs up on GAS committee

At a borough government affairs and services committee meeting Nov. 28, member Sean Maidy, who attended by phone, hung up on the two other committee...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019 

Local smokejumper details record season

Squeezed into the back-bending cargo area on a fixed-wing plane in July, Haines resident Russell...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019 

Christmas light short likely cause of apartment fire

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Chief Al Giddings said an electrical short in Christmas lights caused the apartment fire on Mathias Avenue last week...

 

Tazlina to serve Haines during Alcan 200

The Alaska Marine Highway Service is extending the Tazlina’s schedule to accommodate the Alcan 200 snowmachine race. “After AMHS brought M/V...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019 

HEDC releases latest economic data

In 2018, private sector employment in Haines was at its highest level in a decade; average monthly wages remained below state averages, education and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019 

The Earth is sometimes flat

I watched an illuminating documentary this weekend that tracked a movement of conspiracy theorists known as “Flat Earthers” who believe that the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 5, 2019 

Veteran art exhibit includes former resident

Former Haines resident, Air Force veteran and Skagway Postmaster Adriane Franks is one of 50...

 

Correction

Last week’s Arts Outlook column incorrectly reported that the Messiah chorus will be performed during the Holly Jolly Follie’s variety show. The...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 27, 2019

Dye study underway at Palmer Project

The results of the groundwater tracer dye study Constantine Metal Resources began conducting last month are expected to be released at the end of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 27, 2019

Resident jumps from deck to escape fire

One resident was injured during a four-plex fire on Mathias Avenue Monday night after jumping from just below a second story window to escape the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 27, 2019

'Funky' weather brings late harvest

Although she didn't expect to need them, it was out of habit that Rachel Kukull carried foraging too...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 27, 2019

Researchers to conduct mine impact interviews

Next week, Canadian environmental consultants hired by Constantine Metal Resources will visit Haines to interview community members in an effort to...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 27, 2019

Cirrus makes a rare ambassador at ABEF

Despite his 10-ounce weight, The American Bald Eagle Foundation's newest resident raptor stands to m...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 27, 2019

LeConte a cheaper fix

On Thursday, the Alaska Marine Highway System announced its decision to move forward with repairs to the LeConte, with overhaul estimates totaling...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 27, 2019

Borough staff to prioritize road maintenance

Of 70 streets in the borough, only 15 of them comply with code. The Haines Borough Planning Commission and staff are beginning to tackle how to priori...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 27, 2019

Businesses projected to lose $3.4 million in tourism sales this summer, study finds

Local businesses stand to lose about $3.4 million in tourism-related sales, and the Haines Borough about $187,784 in sales tax revenue, as a result...

 

WP&YR could be dredging ore terminal basin next fall

Dependent on getting regulatory approvals and then going to bid for the work, the White Pass & Yukon Route could have a contractor dredging out...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 27, 2019

Lighthouse grant next step in rehabilitation

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association is one step closer to obtaining a lease from the U.S. Coast Guard after it received a $1,550...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 27, 2019

Arts Outlook

First Friday Dec. 6 First Friday events include the lighting of the downtown Christmas tree, a new exhibit at the Sheldon Museum and a book signing at...

 

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