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 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020 

Haines assembly issues 'shelter in place' order

At a meeting on Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly passed a series of resolutions and ordinances to mitigate the threat COVID-19 poses for public...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020 

Residents organize to help those in isolation

Residents are adapting to community-wide shutdowns to prevent the spread of coronavirus as volunteers organize to bring food and goods to quarantined...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020 

Shipping stays on course, company says

Shortages in local stores are not an indication of disruption in the supply chain. Alaska Marine Lines’ parent company Lynden and partner company We...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2020 

Distillery manufactures hand sanitizer for locals

Port Chilkoot Distillery is manufacturing hand sanitizer to be distributed free in Haines and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020 

Constantine conducts more tracer dye sampling

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. is performing another round of sampling for their tracer dye study this spring. The company had originally said they...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020 

New wildlife trooper lands in Haines

Haines’ new wildlife trooper Colin Nemec,28, arrived in town March 16 amid growing concerns about the spread of coronavirus. “It has been an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020 

No positive coronavirus tests as of March 25

There are still no cases of coronavirus in Haines as of Wednesday, March 25 according to SEARHC marketing director Meagan Bosak. SEARHC is declining,...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020 

How parents and children talk about a pandemic

How do you explain a worldwide pandemic to a child when you can barely wrap your head around it as an adult? Parents in Haines have been forced to...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 26, 2020 

Heliski companies shut down despite banner snow season

Heliskiing operators are suspending their seasons during one of the better snow years in a decade to help slow the spread of coronavirus in Haines....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 26, 2020 

Library offers pickup service

Haines residents looking for entertainment options in the new landscape of social distancing can still rely on the library. On Tuesday, March 17, the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2020 

Churches reach virtual congregations

Churches that suspended Sunday services earlier this month are finding new ways to reach out to their congregations. For the past two weeks, pastor...

 
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This week in history

March 30, 1970 A second-place award went to the Haines booth at the Alaska Travel and Trade Fair at...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

Haines Borough issues disaster declaration

Haines Borough mayor Jan Hill issued a declaration of emergency Tuesday as the state and nation...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

Hiring committee recommends Boron for school principal

The Haines School principal hiring committee last week recommended longtime teacher Lilly Boron for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 19, 2020

School closes to students through March 29

The Haines School will keep its doors closed to students until Monday, March 30 based on Alaska Department of Education and Early Development...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Haines braces for dismal tourist season

COVID-19 could have a severe impact on Haines tourism this summer and, by extension, the Haines economy as a whole. The Centers for Disease Control...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Organizations for seniors increase health precautions

In response to the threat of COVID-19 spread, organizations serving senior citizens in Haines are taking extra steps to protect their clients. Older...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Two test negative for COVID-19 in Haines so far, SEARHC says

The local Southeast Regional Health Consortium clinic is offering COVID-19 testing to those in the community who meet a very specific set of criteria....

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

Signatures stall on Recall Dunleavy effort

After a busy first two weeks gathering roughly 380 signatures in Haines, the Recall Dunleavy campaign ground to a halt on Tuesday as the effects of...

 

Glacier Bear Boys take second at regional tournament

The good news for local sport fans is that for the second year in a row the Haines Glacier boys’ basketball team has qualified for the state basketb...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    March 19, 2020

Commission rejects comp plan RFP

The planning commission voted unanimously to decline to award a bid for the 2025 Haines Borough Comprehensive Plan Action Summary, with some members...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 19, 2020

CWS prepares to ship garbage, unsorted trash goes up in price

Community Waste Solutions, the private company that operates the Haines landfill, announced that it will begin shipping most solid waste to the Lower...

 

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