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 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 8, 2020

Haines Huts will apply for Ripinsky trail easement

The Haines Borough Assembly unanimously approved a resolution on Sept. 22 supporting Haines Huts’ application for the state’s Recreational Trails...

 

Census deadline extended to Oct. 31

A court ruling has resulted in the extension of the U.S. census response deadline to Oct. 31. While the deadline is normally July, this year,...

 

2020 moose hunt ends

The Haines moose hunt closed three days early this year after hunters reached the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s 25-bull harvest guideline....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Mayoral candidates contrast leadership styles at final forum

Haines’ two mayoral candidates—incumbent Jan Hill and challenger Doug Olerud—spent much of the Sept. 25 KHNS-CVN forum highlighting their...

 

Glacier Bears to run virtual regional championship

On Saturday the Valley of the Eagles Golf Course will host the Haines Glacier Bears as they attempt to claim the Region V cross-country title. Their...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Locals and visitors remember beloved Chilkoot bear

News of the death of Speedy, a beloved brown bear matriarch in the Chilkoot Corridor, has attracted...

 

Correction

The times for the Haines Borough General Election on Tuesday, Oct. 6 was wrong in this week's Save the Date. The polls for this election will be open... Full story

 

Moose hunt slows in second week

This year’s moose hunt began at a breakneck pace with 17 animals harvested in the first five days, but rainy, windy weather has slowed things down...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    October 1, 2020

Borough opts to develop Mt. Riley Land

The Haines Borough took the first step in a project that will likely span the next decade—the development and sale of roughly 450 acres on the...

 

Assembly restarts manager hiring process

After four months of inactivity, the Haines Borough Assembly took a step toward hiring a new, permanent manager, setting meeting dates for the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 1, 2020

Candidates talk mining during final forum

The Haines chapter of the Alaska Miners Association hosted the final forum of the election season this week where candidates answered questions relate...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 1, 2020

CARES Act committee recommends funding drivers tests

The CARES Act ad hoc committee recommended Tuesday that the borough use up to $15,000 to pay a contractor to issue drivers tests for Haines residents...

 

Six Candidates Running for Assembly

Six candidates, Caitie Kirby, Helen Alten, Jerry Lapp, Cheryl Stickler, Brenda Josephson and Carol Tuynman are running for two three-year seats and...

 

Candidates discuss firing, budget and cultural institutions

Questions about an ore terminal, the firing of manager Debra Schnabel and the best way to keep cultural institutions open during economically challeng...

 

Borough-funded COVID-19 tests see little use

It’s been more than a month since the Haines Borough began offering free COVID-19 testing for people entering the community from elsewhere in...

 

Assembly approves CARES funding for low-income residents

The Haines Borough Assembly approved unanimously at its Tuesday meeting allocating $625,000 in CARES Act funds to individual relief grants targeting l...

 

$350,000 grant raises questions for assembly and museum board

The award of a $350,000 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant to renovate the Haines Sheldon...

 

Mosquito Lake community garden wraps up first year

The Mosquito Lake Community Center's Victory Garden has provided food to roughly 75 families in the...

 

Census on track to count more than 99% of households nationwide, bureau says

As of Sept. 20, 10 days before the deadline for census response, 97% of Alaskan households had been counted compared to Haines’ 32% response rate,...

 

18 moose hunted as of Wednesday

As of Wednesday afternoon, seven moose remain to Haines hunters before the Alaska Department of Fish...

 

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