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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 2, 2020 

Police tell residents to stay home as state mandates 'social distancing'

Governor Mike Dunleavy's self-quarantine mandate hit home for Bob Lix, 89, this week after the Haine...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020 

COVID-19 causes more ferry delays

COVID-19 is taking its toll on the state’s newly functioning ferry system. Decreases in revenue from lost ticket sales could impact Alaska Marine...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020 

Local businesses reel from economic hit

As the economic impacts of COVID-19 are increasingly felt by individuals and businesses in Haines and across the country, state and federal stimulus...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 2, 2020 

School implements distance learning

Students, parents and teachers are adjusting to distance learning this week as the district works...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 2, 2020 

Grocery store workers adapt to new normal as essential workers

As residents across the Chilkat Valley hunker down at home to stay safe and keep COVID-19 from spreading, grocery store workers mix with the public...

 
 News    April 2, 2020 

Car theft investigated

A car theft occurred in Haines. “The vehicle was recovered,” police chief Heath Scott said. He declined to comment further. Scott asked community...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020 

Census fieldwork further delayed

The U.S. Census Bureau has extended its suspension of field operations through April 15. The original suspension had been set to expire on April 1,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020 

Seattle closes port to cruise ships indefinitely

Last week, the Port of Seattle canceled its cruise ship season indefinitely until COVID-19 concerns diminish. The closure of Seattle’s port reduced...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020 

Local seamstresses address mask shortage

Global mask shortages have left essential businesses in Haines unable to outfit workers with an...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020 

Haines legislators discuss budget, coronavirus response

By Ceri Godinez The second session of the 31st Alaska Legislature ended Sunday March 29 after a whirlwind three weeks leading up to passage of the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020 

Police consider two officer applicants

The Haines Borough Police Department is considering applications for a fifth officer to bring the force back to full staffing. The position has been...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 2, 2020 

Residents question quarantine enforcement at town hall meeting

At a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday night, Emergency Operations Center members and medical and emergency services staff fielded questions from Hain...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

Haines assembly issues 'shelter in place' order

At a meeting on Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed a series of resolutions and ordinances to mitigate the threat COVID-19 poses for public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020

Residents organize to help those in isolation

Residents are adapting to community-wide shutdowns to prevent the spread of coronavirus as volunteers organize to bring food and goods to quarantined...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

Shipping stays on course, company says

Shortages in local stores are not an indication of disruption in the supply chain. Alaska Marine Lines’ parent company Lynden and partner company We...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2020

Distillery manufactures hand sanitizer for locals

Port Chilkoot Distillery is manufacturing hand sanitizer to be distributed free in Haines and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

Constantine conducts more tracer dye sampling

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. is performing another round of sampling for their tracer dye study this spring. The company had originally said they...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020

New wildlife trooper lands in Haines

Haines’ new wildlife trooper Colin Nemec,28, arrived in town March 16 amid growing concerns about the spread of coronavirus. “It has been an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020

No positive coronavirus tests as of March 25

There are still no cases of coronavirus in Haines as of Wednesday, March 25 according to SEARHC marketing director Meagan Bosak. SEARHC is declining,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

How parents and children talk about a pandemic

How do you explain a worldwide pandemic to a child when you can barely wrap your head around it as an adult? Parents in Haines have been forced to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020

Heliski companies shut down despite banner snow season

Heliskiing operators are suspending their seasons during one of the better snow years in a decade to help slow the spread of coronavirus in Haines....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020

Library offers pickup service

Haines residents looking for entertainment options in the new landscape of social distancing can still rely on the library. On Tuesday, March 17, the...

 

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