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 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019 

Looming SCOTUS decision delays permit

By Jenna Kunze The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s forthcoming decision to approve or revoke Constantine Metal Resources’ waste...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019 

Pool opening dependent on contractor sign off

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to prioritize getting swimmers into the pool—so long as the contractor on the job accepts a change order...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019 

Haines cameos in Breaking Bad movie

*This article contains spoilers for the Netflix Breaking Bad movie “El Camino.” In his search to find a new home in Alaska for the character Jesse...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019 

Scott, Maidy push to fund safe home

Last month, the Haines Borough Assembly unanimously voted to grant Becky’s Place—a local safe house for victims of abuse—$8,000 for rent....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019 

Severe winds cause seven power outages

Strong winds from Friday night through early Sunday morning, with gusts recorded up to 66 miles per...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019 

Children compete in coho derby for first time

John Austin, 67, of White Rock, British Columbia, won the third annual Haines Sportsman's...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019 

Policing issue heads GAS committee

Despite its new three-members, the Haines Borough Assembly is no closer to a solution on areawide policing. On Tuesday, the same resolution that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019 

Students write biomass resolution

Students across the state unanimously passed a resolution supporting the Haines Borough’s use of a biomass boiler to heat public buildings at an Ala...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019 

HAL donates veterans building

The Haines Assisted Living board of directors donated the Soboleff-McRae Veteran’s Village to Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium. The build...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019 

Thanksgiving market at ANB hall

Haines Farmers Market vendors are offering a fall market at the ANB/ANS hall on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. Gourmet donut, scone and biscu...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019 

Business Briefs

Bamboo Room pop up Those who don't have, borrow for a small fee-that's chef Travis Kukull's motto,...

 

This week in history

Nov. 17, 1969 The Alaska Travel Show – at the Chilkat Center for the Arts on Thanksgiving Weekend...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 7, 2019

Ferry service cuts threaten to strand residents

The Alaska Marine Highway System has reduced winter service to Haines yet again—this time to one ferry a week from November to March. The state...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

State maps to change Seduction Point to 'Ayiklutu'

The Alaska Historical Commission voted unanimously last week to change the name of Seduction Point to Ayiklutu, a Tlingit word defined as “small...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 7, 2019

Town beaver's lair discovered

To local eyewitnesses, he goes by Timber, Cleaver, The Beavs and, for those determined not to get...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Clay takes second in trap at national tournament

Sports shooting competitor and Haines High School senior Cade Clay won a second-place medal in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Borough, contractor impasse stalls swimming pool opening

The opening of the swimming pool is stalled indefinitely because the Haines Borough and the Indiana contractor working on the renovation project are a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Commission to decide on considering heliport permit

The Haines Borough Planning Commission will need to decide whether or not they should consider a conditional use permit (CUP) application for a...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 7, 2019

Tlingit language class back at Sheldon

In a nod to Native American Heritage Month, Tlingit elder and traditional practitioner Marsha Hotch will teach her second annual (in recent history)...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 7, 2019

Trooper post remains open, 'internal matter'

Alaska state wildlife trooper Wallace Kirksey left his Haines post for another station in October, leaving the post to an uncertain future. State...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

Students return from Sitka music festival

Haines High School students performed in the Southeast Alaska Honor Music Festival at the Thunder Mountain High School auditorium in Sitka late last...

 

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