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 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022 

Kirby resignation opens third assembly seat in local election

Haines Borough assembly member Caitie Kirby resigned on July 29, opening a third seat on the assembly for the October municipal election. In a letter...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 4, 2022 

Colorado organization rescues six suspected Haines wolfdogs

While thousands danced and dined at the Southeast Alaska State Fair last weekend, Drew Robertson of Sedalia, Colorado was rescuing a half dozen local...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 4, 2022 

CIA embarks on initiative to boost Tlingit language use

There are only three fluent Tlingit language speakers left in the Chilkat Valley — and the Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) is working hard to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    August 4, 2022 

State adopts new forest management schedule

The state last week adopted a five-year forest management schedule for the Haines State Forest that outlines several proposed timber sales as well as...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 4, 2022 

Gillnetters see strong sockeye returns

Lynn Canal gillnetters hauled in the best catches of the season so far during the past week. Alaska Department of Fish and Game commercial fisheries...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022 

GAS discusses solid waste prices, approves nonprofit grant form

The Haines Borough’s Government and Services Committee at its Aug. 2 meeting discussed possible borough actions to reduce illegal dumping and...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022 

PhD candidate studies Haines as disaster relief case study

Larysa Murray, a doctoral candidate in emergency management at Jacksonville State University, will spend the next six months in town conducting...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022 

Haines leads Southeast in unemployment, labor report finds

Data published by the Alaska Department of Labor in its August 2022 Alaska Economic Trends Reports indicates that Haines this summer has the highest...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022 

Lutak Dock contract delayed, consultant presents on build method

The Haines Borough is awaiting approval from MARAD (The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration Division) to finalize its...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    August 4, 2022 

November bald eagle festival to return after two years off

The Alaska Bald Eagle Festival will again draw raptor enthusiasts to Haines this November, following a two-year break because of covid. “Everyone...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 4, 2022 

Swimming now official high school sport

Haines High School swimmers will compete against 2A schools again this year after the school board voted unanimously on Tuesday to formally include...

 
 News    August 4, 2022 

SEAK State Fair photos and results

Talent Show: Youth Winner: Nate White and Maddox Rogers Adult Winner: Tom Morphet Parade:  Grand...

 
 News    August 4, 2022 

This Week in History

Aug. 2, 1972 Earthquake Jars Haines: No Damage Reported The first major earthquake to hit Haines...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Price increase soon to come at landfill

Trash disposal in Haines is about to become substantially more expensive. On Aug. 15, Community Waste Solutions (CWS) will be abandoning its...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Fair draws dozens of dazzling exhibits

His name is Yosemite Sam, and you'll be able to see his butt tattoos at the Southeast Alaska State...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Borough withdraws from Parade Grounds discussion

The Haines Borough won’t assume ownership of the Fort Seward Parade Grounds anytime soon. After months of discussing a potential acquisition of the...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Moratorium on new Chilkoot tours lifted

By Lucy Silbaugh The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to rescind a four-year-old moratorium on new commercial tours in the Chilkoot Corridor....

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Historic lighthouse repair hits milestone

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse  - a ghostly white structure on a tiny wind-beaten outcrop in the...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    July 28, 2022

Assembly to weigh sales tax reallocation for ballot

The Haines Borough Assembly will discuss on Aug. 9 whether Oct. 4 election ballots should include questions about sales tax reallocation, including...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

State approves revised wastewater discharge plan for Palmer Project

The state two months ago approved Constantine Metal Resources’ engineering plans for a revised wastewater management system at the Palmer Project, a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Borough manager scores highly in assembly's nine-month evaluation

The Haines Borough Assembly gave borough manager Annette Kreitzer “above average” marks in an evaluation nine months into her job. The evaluation...

 

COVID cases among non-residents aboard ships highest all summer

Covid cases have spiked again in Haines in recent weeks, driven by a new variant and an influx of tourists, according to health officials. Infection n...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 28, 2022

Arts Outlook

Sheldon Museum Six-Week Spotlight: Concept of HOME "Places do not belong to us. We belong to them."...

 

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