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 By Larry Persily    News    January 9, 2020

Legislators have not given up on Ocean Rangers

Haines’s legislators are waiting for the Gov. Mike Dunleavy administration to unveil its alternative to the Ocean Rangers onboard cruise ship...

 

Glacier Bears win at home, on the road

The Glacier Bears boys basketball team is off to a good start this season, defeating the Metlakatla Chiefs twice at home, the Juneau Douglas varsity...

 

This week in history

Jan. 6, 1970 Another link in Alaskan-Canadian friendship will be forged when Irene Weiss,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

State assistance losses affect 101 residents

One hundred and one blind or disabled residents in Haines and Klukwan stand to lose an average of $224 each month in state cash assistance due to an...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Plastic bag ban begins January 1

Beginning Jan. 1, an ordinance banning the distribution of plastic shopping bags will take effect in the Haines Borough, though some store owners say...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents felt the heat in 2019

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's deep budget cut proposals and the ensuing battle for ferries, education,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Verhamme ranked first going into state

Junior Wesley Verhamme took first at the regional wrestling tournament in Craig last weekend. Verhamme, who’s ranked number one for small schools,...

 

Glacier Bears basketball starts this week

Good news, sports fans, the Haines Glacier Bears high school basketball season has tipped off. Coach Ann-Marie Fossman is deep in preparation mode....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents, groups criticize Constantine outreach

Around 33 fishermen, residents, tourism business owners and local state and national environmental organizations issued a statement refusing to be...

 

Planning commission develops road reconstruction priorities

Mathias Avenue is the road in most need of reconstruction according to a new road reconstruction priority calculator unanimously approved by the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Haines custodian nationally recognized

Haines custodian Natasha Fitzpatrick is unfazed by most things-even middle school boys' bathrooms, w...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 19, 2019

Assembly approves harbor fee increase

Harbor fees and port tariffs will be increasing, beginning Jan. 1. On Tuesday, the borough assembly unanimously adopted an ordinance increasing...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Hunters concerned about parks regs in preserve

The Chilkat Bald Eagle Advisory Council voted 4-3 to move the 25 Mile Chilkat Valley Wilderness Memorial from the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve into...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Lack of snow masks DOT overtime cuts

Last Thursday’s snow-covered roads in the late afternoon and evening shined a light on what plowing will look like on the Haines Highway and other...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Maidy resigns over charter interpretation

Haines Borough Assembly member Sean Maidy resigned Tuesday, following the assembly’s 4-2 approval of a resolution interpreting charter to...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Monsters raise money for preschool

Haines artists last week brought to life the monsters lurking in the imaginations of Chilkat Valley...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Giving Tuesday benefits local nonprofits

Nine nonprofits reaped more than $16,000 in donations on Tuesday, December 3. Giving Tuesday, defined as a “global generosity movement” on its...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 12, 2019

Second Time Arounders needed second wind

Haines Marching Band founder Sue Waterhouse said she had the “thrill of a lifetime” when she marched and played alto saxophone in the Second Time...

 

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