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 By Max Graham    News    July 22, 2021 

Chopper hoists stranded paddlers from Tsirku

Three residents plucked from the Tsirku River by a tethered Coast Guard rescue swimmer Sunday said...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 22, 2021 

Canada border opens, with restrictions

News that Canada would open its borders to U.S. citizens making non-essential trips starting Aug. 9 this week energized residents and business owners,...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 22, 2021 

Borough manager candidate to visit town

Annette Kreitzer, the last Haines Borough manager candidate still in the running, will visit town Monday through Wednesday to meet borough staff and...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Fair exhibit deadlines coming soon

If you’re planning to exhibit your homemade quilt or leaf lettuce at the fair, time is running short. Exhibits can be submitted in 20 categories, ra...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 22, 2021 

Assembly to introduce seasonal sales tax ordinance

Should the Haines Borough have a seasonal sales tax? The assembly’s Commerce Committee considered the idea at a meeting Tuesday before unanimously...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Battery Point trail open but access remains restricted

Alaska State Parks officials are asking the public to refrain from using the Battery Point trail until the Haines Borough reopens Beach Road, which...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 22, 2021 

Two Haines businesses are finalists for regional award

Two foraging-focused Haines businesses, Adventure Harvest and Spruce & Birch Acres, are among 12 finalists for the 2021 Path to Prosperity award, a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 22, 2021 

New trail opens between Fair drives

The Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) opened an easy-access walking trail connecting East and West...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 22, 2021 

Proposed once-a-week winter ferry schedule raises concerns

The state’s draft winter ferry schedule, which was announced on July 13, sends one ferry a week to Haines in January and February. It could be costl...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 22, 2021 

Southeast Alaska State Fair

The town's biggest celebration in two years will culminate with an all-comers whipped-cream pie...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Soul, Punk and Metal bands to perform at state fair

Diggin Dirt, a California funk and soul band influenced by James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone, heads up a heavily regional roster of Main Stage...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 22, 2021 

Geotechnical study wraps up surface investigation

Geotechnical consulting firm Landslide Technologies has finished its second surface reconnaissance, part of a state-commissioned study of the stabilit...

 
 By Abbey Collins    News    July 22, 2021 

Occupational therapist blends traditional, holistic approaches

Occupational therapy is not at all what it sounds like at first glance. "Everyone always asks me if...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 22, 2021 

SAIL intern program finishes 6th season

Southeast Alaska Independent Living and Takshanuk Watershed Council’s Summer Work Program wrapped up last week. The program, which offers...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

Stability assessments begin for storm-damaged roads

A section of Mosquito Lake Road closed this past week while the Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT) conducted drilling to assess area...

 
 News    July 22, 2021 

This week in history

July 1971 Non-reserved vehicles have 3-day wait now for ferry Southbound vehicle traffic on the...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 15, 2021

Assembly schedules public interviews tonight of 2 finalists for borough manager

The borough assembly is scheduled to interview its two finalists for the manager job in a public meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. this evening. The... Full story

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 15, 2021

COVID cases climbing back up in Alaska

State officials say the highly contagious delta variant is likely driving the increase in COVID-19 cases reported in Alaska, plus the fact that more... Full story

 
 By Abbey Collins    News    July 15, 2021

Haines businesses adapt to second summer of less tourist traffic in their shops

For the second year in a row, summer visitor numbers in Haines are greatly reduced as the world...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 15, 2021

Haines scheduled for one ferry a week January and February

Haines would see just one ferry a week in January and February under the draft winter schedule released Tuesday evening by the Alaska Marine Highway...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 15, 2021

COVID cases send ship into quarantine in Juneau

The first cruise ship to cancel runs through Southeast Alaska this summer due to COVID-19 cases on board is tied up in Juneau, waiting for a 10-day...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 15, 2021

PFD is the deadline as lawmakers work on a state fiscal plan

Alaska lawmakers are scheduled to reconvene in another special session in just over two weeks to consider a long-term fiscal plan for the state ...

 

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