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 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2021 

Could a Sitka housing program work in Haines?

A nonprofit in Sitka is building “perpetually affordable” homes to combat a housing shortage and keep young people from leaving town. Members of...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2021 

Harbor board won't pursue free but aging breakwater float

Harbormaster Shawn Bell reported that there would be too many issues with an aging breakwater float from Ketchikan that the U.S. Army Corps of...

 

Two Haines school grads reunite as college teammates

Recent Haines High School graduates and longtime friends Kirby Faverty and Carson Crager have reunited to play collegiate basketball together at...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2021 

2021 sees rebuilding, recovery from disaster, pandemic

Recovery and rebuilding were the watchwords of 2021 as residents navigated life in Haines among the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2021 

Extra dollars for avalanche center lead to more forecasts

With an influx of borough funding, the Haines Avalanche Center this year created a new staff position and is conducting twice as many avalanche...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2021 

Editor's Note: Fish and Game's response to Benda's claims

In last week’s paper, Larry Benda in a paid commentary responded to a letter to the editor...

 

Governor's budget relies on high oil prices, federal aid

The Associated Press and the Wrangell Sentinel Gov. Mike Dunleavy last week outlined what he called a responsible budget proposal that doesn’t dip...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 22, 2021 

Borough holds public hearing on motorized Lily Lake trail

Borough staff heard public input last week on a proposed grant application for a two-mile motorized trail near Lily Lake Road. Comments reflected...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2021 

Haines Index for 2021

Haines Friends of Recycling recycled eight, 40-foot vans of paper, plastic, metals and electronics...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

Proposed yurt regulation advances to assembly

The Planning Commission voted 5-2 to forward to the Haines Borough Assembly a draft ordinance that would codify definitions of yurts and container...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 16, 2021

New study models salmon habitat created by glacial melt

A new study modeling glacier retreat hints at a bright spot for salmon as new habitat opens up from...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

Student's writing featured in major youth magazine

An article by 11-year-old CC Elliott was published in the latest issue of The Week Junior, a major weekly magazine for young readers across the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

At-home COVID tests available at administration building

The Haines Borough is now providing at-home COVID-19 tests for residents who have returned from travel. “The focus on returning travel is to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 16, 2021

Fundraising swells for 'Jenae's Playground'

Fundraising for a Haines School playground to be built in honor of former kindergarten teacher...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 16, 2021

Anderson EMS educator of the year

Haines Volunteer Fire Department Emergency Medical Services (EMS) director Julie Anderson was named...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

Residents launch food policy project

A team of local residents is launching an effort to collect information about food production, storage and supply in the Upper Lynn Canal. The effort...

 

Haines wrestling team brings home two region champions

The Haines Glacier Bears brought home two Region V champions, Freshmen Dalton Henry and Hayden Jimenez. Henry placed first in the 135-pound weight...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 16, 2021

Ripinsky's notary stamper found

The Haines Sheldon Museum recently acquired the notary public stamp of pioneer mayor and postmaster...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 16, 2021

Eskimo Ninja's story inspires students

"Eskimo Ninja" Nick Hanson came to the Haines School this week, bringing a message of...

 

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