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 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018 

Is Haines prepared for a big shake?

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake that ruptured the earth in Anchorage on Nov. 30 begs the question: Is Haines prepared for a natural disaster? “We are...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018 

HEDC to consider mine impact study

At the Dec. 7 Haines Economic Development Committee meeting, Sue Chasen invited HEDC to take a seat on the Chilkat Valley Mining Committee to lead an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 13, 2018 

Batman-mustached teacher incentivizes giving

With the desire to fundraise, and embarrass their teacher, Haines Middle School students raised more...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 13, 2018 

Glacier Bears basketball opens at home against Craig

A young Glacier Bears girls basketball team is taking the court this season, and coach Greg Brittenham said his more experienced players are stepping...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018 

University to hire land caretaker

University of Alaska’s Land Management Office announced it is looking to hire a “local caretaker” to help oversee its nearly 13,000 acres of...

 

Scrap metal barge to take junk cars, scrap

A scrap metal barge will be moored at Lutak Dock through the week where Channel Construction will receive junk cars starting Friday Dec. 14. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 13, 2018 

Wrestlers to grapple in state tournament

The Haines Glacier Bears wrestling squad is sending two athletes to the state championship in Anchorage this weekend. Senior Kamakana Kanahele and...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 13, 2018 

Townsite service area is one third sea water

One third of the town site’s 20 square-mile service area is water, according to a realization by the Haines Borough administration. In October,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 13, 2018 

Bards sing in tournament

The Haines Glacier Bards placed in the majority of their performances at their third tournament of the year in Mount Edgecumbe on Nov. 30 and Dec.1. S...

 
 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    December 13, 2018 

Redneck Robo Hobos design restoration wheelchair for returning astronauts

Haines’ Redneck Robo Hobos placed second in Robot Games at the Juneau Jamboree Qualifying Tournament for FIRST Lego League on Dec. 9. Seventeen...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 6, 2018

Haines pets get vet's star treatment

Cooing gentle language into a two-year-old feline’s ear, Dr. Michelle Oakley and her vet technician spread the cat out on either end of the table...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 6, 2018

CYD teams net Icebreaker titles

Haines Community Youth Development (CYD) boys' and girls' basketball teams took home championship...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 6, 2018

Romaine safe for salad bowls again

Romaine lettuce is available again after the leafy vegetable was pulled from shelves last month when the Centers for Disease Control and the Food and...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 6, 2018

F&G committee suggests restricted Sullivan Island deer hunt

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee met Friday to vote on game-management proposals to be considered by the Alaska Board of Game...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 6, 2018

Commission takes on canine rules

The code review commission has recommended updates to the borough assembly that include fee increases, control of female “in season” dogs and...

 

Business Briefs

Magpie Gallery gets a bigger nest The Magpie Gallery is moving—about 100 feet on First Friday, Dec. 7, the art studio will reopen next door to its...

 

Borough Briefs

Assembly cancels Dec. 18 meeting The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted on Tuesday to cancel their Dec. 18 meeting, in a suggestion brought...

 

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