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 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 2, 2023 

Baker wins regional business award

Costa Brava Bakery & Patisserie owner Rebecca Kameika was one of two selected for the annual Spruce Root Path to Prosperity grant—a regional...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    February 2, 2023 

AMHS to get $284 million from Feds

The federal ship has come in for the Alaska Marine Highway System, carrying more than $284 million for upgrades to old vessels, money to help pay for...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 2, 2023 

Lawsuit threatens to close Southeast troll fishery

A federal judge proposed an order in December threatening to close Southeast Alaska’s troll fishery, a move that could spell financial trouble for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 2, 2023 

Board of Game approves nanny hunting penalty

The Alaska Board of Game last week approved proposals to prohibit hunters who harvested a nanny mountain goat to hunt the following year and to...

 

Arts Outlook

First Friday The Haines Sheldon Museum will premier its exhibit, A Mystery Lies Beneath the Waves: The Legend of the Clara Nevada, from 5-7 p.m. The...

 

Glacier Bards prepare for state tournament

The Haines Debate, Drama and Forensics (DDF) team has less than a month to perfect their performances before five students travel to the state...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 2, 2023 

Heliski season soon off to early start

Haines’ heliski season lifts off this weekend, featuring one operator’s earliest start in years and an expected return to stability for an...

 

Fish and Game present latest bear survey data

Female brown bears are being hunted above what state biologists would like to see. This is one of the findings provided by Alaska Department of Fish...

 

Seaplanes gives text alerts for packages

Alaska Seaplanes is now offering text alerts to notify customers with packages to pick up. Text messages are optional and customers can sign up for...

 
 By Thom Ely    News    February 2, 2023 
 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 2, 2023 

Duly Noted

Quinn Asquith-Heinz is a commercial pilot for Ute Airways, delivering freight to about a dozen outlying communities around Bethel since December....

 

Assembly reverses heliport decision

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday night reversed the planning commission's decision to grant a conditional use permit (CUP) for a Chilkat River...

 

Alcan race canceled due to road conditions

The 2023 Alcan 200 snowmachine race was canceled Saturday after poor road conditions caused two government snowplows to get stuck on the highway the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 26, 2023

Hearing granted over Palmer wastewater permit

A state administrative law judge will hear concerns raised by the Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan (CIV) and environmental groups about a plan to...

 
 By Max Graham    News    January 26, 2023

UA plans to use land as carbon credits

The University of Alaska unveiled a proposal last month to designate most of its Chilkat Valley land as part of a new statewide carbon credit...

 

New Klukwan preschool boosts low enrollment

Klukwan reopened its preschool this week after four years without a program. The move could boost...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 26, 2023

New interim director heads HEDC

The Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) board has promoted assistant director Cindy Zuluaga to the interim executive director position...

 

Locals seek to sponsor Ukrainian refugees

Six residents are working together and with government agencies to bring Ukrainian refugees to Haines. Heather Lende, the group’s spokesperson,...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 26, 2023

AMHS says it has crew to run summer schedule

Other than still needing crew if it is to put the Hubbard into service for the first time since it was built a few years ago, the Alaska Marine...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

CIA buys Fort Seward Parade Grounds

The Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) purchased Fort Seward’s Parade Grounds from Alaska Indian Arts (AIA) on Dec. 20—ending more than a...

 

Assembly to reconsider 24-Mile heliport CUP

Following consideration of five appeals, the Haines Borough Assembly stepped back from a planning commission decision last week to authorize a new...

 

Fire department suffers volunteer shortage

The Haines Volunteer Fire Department is short nearly half of their volunteers this year and call volume and intensity are only increasing, former...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 19, 2023

Glacier Bears girls sweep series against Wolves

Basketball fans witnessed an energetic, scrappy and winning Haines girls' basketball squad last week...

 

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