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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2020

Churches reach virtual congregations

Churches that suspended Sunday services earlier this month are finding new ways to reach out to their congregations. For the past two weeks, pastor...

 

This week in history

March 30, 1970 A second-place award went to the Haines booth at the Alaska Travel and Trade Fair at...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

Haines Borough issues disaster declaration

Haines Borough mayor Jan Hill issued a declaration of emergency Tuesday as the state and nation...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

Hiring committee recommends Boron for school principal

The Haines School principal hiring committee last week recommended longtime teacher Lilly Boron for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

School closes to students through March 29

The Haines School will keep its doors closed to students until Monday, March 30 based on Alaska Department of Education and Early Development...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Haines braces for dismal tourist season

COVID-19 could have a severe impact on Haines tourism this summer and, by extension, the Haines economy as a whole. The Centers for Disease Control...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Organizations for seniors increase health precautions

In response to the threat of COVID-19 spread, organizations serving senior citizens in Haines are taking extra steps to protect their clients. Older...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Two test negative for COVID-19 in Haines so far, SEARHC says

The local Southeast Regional Health Consortium clinic is offering COVID-19 testing to those in the community who meet a very specific set of criteria....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Signatures stall on Recall Dunleavy effort

After a busy first two weeks gathering roughly 380 signatures in Haines, the Recall Dunleavy campaign ground to a halt on Tuesday as the effects of...

 

Glacier Bear Boys take second at regional tournament

The good news for local sport fans is that for the second year in a row the Haines Glacier boys’ basketball team has qualified for the state basketb...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    March 19, 2020

Commission rejects comp plan RFP

The planning commission voted unanimously to decline to award a bid for the 2025 Haines Borough Comprehensive Plan Action Summary, with some members...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

CWS prepares to ship garbage, unsorted trash goes up in price

Community Waste Solutions, the private company that operates the Haines landfill, announced that it will begin shipping most solid waste to the Lower...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Haines couple postpones wedding due to Coronavirus

Until Sunday night, the plan for Haines residents Katie Dickerson and Benjamin Bard had been to get...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Chief proposes flat-funded police budget

Haines Borough police chief Heath Scott submitted a flat-funded budget proposal for a five-officer force for the coming fiscal year. The proposal come...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2020

'End times are here' says self-proclaimed prophet

David Powell chose Martin Luther King Jr. Day to nail his manifesto to the door of the Governor's...

 

Miles Klehini Classic cross-country ski day

Josie Allen topped a field of 13 skiers to win the annual Miles Klehini Ski Classic Saturday at 25...

 

This week in history

March 30, 1970 Chilkat Snow Burners held the first ever Alcan 200 at the end of February. There...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Residents cheer as the Tazlina docks in Haines

On Friday, March 6 the Tazlina sailed into Haines only 10 minutes behind schedule. A group of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 12, 2020

Principal candidate list to be narrowed down later this week

Seven educators, including two locals, have submitted applications for the Haines School principal position. Interviews are this week with a short...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Residents build case for community center

Friends of Mosquito Lake School and Community Center board members are building a case for keeping the facility open for the coming fiscal year. At a...

 

Separate forums highlight risks and benefits of mining in Haines

How to minimize risks while maximizing the benefits of mining were themes at two mining forums held last week in Haines. It’s the second year in a...

 

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