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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 16, 2020 

Consultant advises public corporations for AMHS

The Alaska Department of Transportation released the long-awaited draft study for reshaping the Alaska Marine Highway System with the aim of reducing...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 16, 2020 

ALCAN 200 delayed due to bad weather

The Alcan 200 snowmachine race has been postponed until Feb. 8 due to frigid weather and bare road conditions. The race had been scheduled to begin...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020 

Fish advisory committee opposes conservation measures for humpbacks

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee unanimously voted Wednesday to oppose a proposed federal rule that would designate 22,000 square...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020 

Assembly to solicit interest for vacant seat

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to solicit letters of interest to fill its sixth seat left vacant by Sean Maidy last month. Immediately...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020 

Bill Thomas hired to work in governor's office

Lifelong Haines resident Bill Thomas was hired this week to work as a special assistant to Gov. Mike Dunleavy in Juneau. Beginning Jan. 15, Thomas...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    January 16, 2020 

Kiehl talks budget, hunting at town hall

State Sen Jesse Kiehl discussed a wide range of topics with Haines and Klukwan residents during a visit last week. Hot button issues included concern...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 16, 2020 

Musicians to perform at Chilkat Center

Local musicians and artists will perform at the 13th annual Northern Lights Showcase Sunday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Chilkat Center.  Henry Leasia,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020 

Flat budget still hurts, leaders say

Gov. Mike Dunleavy released his flat-funded 2021 budget last month, with the biggest threats to Haines being a prolonged hit to ferry service, a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 16, 2020 

New teacher joins the ranks of Klukwan School

Stefanie Sidney arrived this month from Whitehorse to join the teaching staff at Klukwan School. Sid...

 

Glacier Bears fall to Petersburg during home games

The Petersburg Viking basketball teams landed in Haines on Saturday afternoon and quickly took to the court. Due to a ferry cancellation, the games...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 16, 2020 

New reporter backs Subaru into snow drift

After an uneventful 14-hour drive through -40 degree weather in the Yukon, it took me less than 48...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020 

New data quantifies 2019 tour season

From May through September last year, 85,330 people toured the Chilkat Valley by four-wheeler, boat, bus, bike, plane or on their own feet, according...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020 

A reporter's reflection

“So soon? Didn’t you just get here?” Greg Podsiki at the post office asked when I went in to forward my mail. To me, 16 months has felt like...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 9, 2020

Haines residents remember Green, Durr

More than 300 people poured into the Chilkat Center auditorium Tuesday evening to celebrate the lives of Matthew Green and Zane Durr, both 21, who...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 9, 2020

Verhamme wrestling state champion

Before heading to the state wrestling championship at Anchorage in late December, junior Wes...

 

Long-awaited sauna opens at the pool

Haines residents seeking respite from the biting cold can now warm up in the public sauna, opened...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 9, 2020

Council to discuss Constantine oversight

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Advisory Council will consider a letter requesting that Constantine Metal Resources allow a third party to observe...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 9, 2020

One last year for phone books

The Alaska Power & Telephone directory will see its last printing this year. Starting in 2021, AP&T will cease printing phone books for its users,...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    January 9, 2020

Legislators willing to talk taxes while governor pushes for large PFD

In a repeat performance of recent years, the upcoming legislative session will focus on the budget, public services and the amount of the Permanent...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 9, 2020

Brown Bag Lunches return to museum

In celebration of its 40-year anniversary, the Haines Sheldon Museum will resume its “Brown Bag Lunch” lecture series this Friday, Jan. 10, with...

 

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