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 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021 

Assembly opens Beach Road neighborhood

The Beach Road neighborhood will open to the public for the first time since Dec. 2 after the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 15, 2021 

Local annual bike relay to go virtual

The Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay Board (KCIBR) voted to hold a virtual race where participants can cycle along routes of their choosing,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021 

SEARHC halts Johnson & Johnson vaccinations

The Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) has temporarily paused use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Haines and other...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021 

Bladesmith's TikTok ploy pays off

On April 1, local bladesmith Trevor Barrett set out on a quest to gift celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 15, 2021 

Dusty Trails slated for summer remodel

Dusty Trails Apartments is finally being remodeled after a new owner purchased the property early last year. Six years after improvements were first...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021 

Deputy clerk to help shoulder Fullerton's burden

The Haines Borough will hire a deputy clerk to assist clerk Alekka Fullerton, who is currently also serving as borough manager. The Haines Borough...

 
 By Sarah Elliott    News    April 15, 2021 

Professional skier heliskis in Haines

American professional big mountain freeskier Lexi DuPont is currently in Haines heliskiing with SEABA. She is an athlete for BLANK collective films...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021 

Assembly to consider Beach Road tax exemption

Beach Road property owners cut off from electricity and road access may receive a reduction in taxes for the current fiscal year. The assembly at a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 15, 2021 

Woman arrested for hitting, cutting a man with broken glass

Police charged a 33-year-old woman Monday morning with domestic violence assault, a class B felony, after she allegedly hit her boyfriend in the head...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    April 15, 2021 

Giselle Miller receives Arts Educator Award

Haines School art teacher Giselle Miller received the 2021 Arts Educator Champion Award on April 7....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 15, 2021 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly supports Cascade Point ferry terminal The assembly voted 4-2 to write a letter in support of a ferry terminal at Cascade Point. Members...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 8, 2021

DOWA gets majority share of Palmer Project

After this summer, Constantine Metal Resources will no longer have a majority interest in the Palmer Project. DOWA Metals and Mining, Constantine’s...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 8, 2021

Manager's budget proposes modest increases, axes museum payroll

The Haines Borough’s $13 million operating and capital budget for next fiscal year (FY22), proposed by interim manager Alekka Fullerton,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 8, 2021

Bidder awarded Baby Brown timber sale

Oregon company NWFP INC. was the high bidder on the 1,000-acre Baby Brown timber sale 37 miles north of Haines—the largest timber sale in more than...

 

Brewery efforts raise thousands for December storm relief

Breweries in Juneau and Haines raised more than $18,000 in donations for Haines storm relief, an amount that will be doubled by Alaska’s Rasmuson Fo...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 8, 2021

Assembly to restart manager search

The Haines Borough Assembly is starting over with the search for a new manager after Tennessee real estate investor George Zoukee turned down the job...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 8, 2021

OBI Seafoods suspends Excursion Inlet plant operations this summer

Borough fish tax coffers are expected to take a hit next year. OBI Seafoods announced it will suspend its cannery operations at its Excursion Inlet...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 8, 2021

2021 5th year in a row of no king fishing

King salmon sport fishing in the Chilkat Inlet north of Seduction Point is again closed from April 1 through July 15—the fifth consecutive year...

 

Cheer team takes first at Region V tourney

The Haines Glacier Bears cheer and dance teams won the 2A region V tournament in Ketchikan last month. Head coach Natalie Benassi said the squad was...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 8, 2021

Growers apply lessons from orchard workshops

As the U.S. Department of Agriculture grant-funded Chilkat Valley Orchard Project nears the end of its educational workshop series, several residents...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    April 8, 2021

State seeks to expand behavioral health support in Haines

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services plans to support the expansion of behavioral health services in Haines. In late February, the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 8, 2021

McGuire writes new book of essays

Former resident Rosemary McGuire’s third book, “Cold Latitudes,” what she calls a “a love story for a threatened place,” will be published A...

 

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