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 By Larry Persily    News    May 19, 2022 

Columbia's return nowhere on the horizon

The largest of the state ferries, the 499-passenger Columbia, was still listed as inactive on the Transportation Department website as of Monday,...

 
 By Avery Williamson    News    May 19, 2022 

Haines dominates at the home track meet against Juneau

The Haines track team dominated the Thunder Mountain Falcons and Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears at the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022 

Planners vote to rezone retreat center in Mud Bay area

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted on May 12 to rezone a popular retreat, wedding and yoga center at the northern edge of the Mud Bay...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022 

Eagle preserve council to assess fish habitat impacts from commercial tours

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Advisory Council voted this week to devise a method of assessing impacts on fish habitat from commercial...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022 

Tlingit Park longhouse pavilion built; artwork, trails to come

A long house pavilion now stands at the southern end of Tlingit Park, marking completion of the...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Thompson, Dunbar elected to CIA council

Kevin Thompson won reelection and Luck Dunbar was seated for the first time on the Chilkoot Indian Association’s tribal council. Three people were...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 19, 2022 

First big ship in three years returns

The first large cruise ship in nearly three years was welcomed to Haines Thursday evening by the...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Search suspended for woman who went overboard in Lynn Canal

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended a search Tuesday afternoon for a 40-year-old woman who fell overboard from a large cruise ship into Lynn Canal early...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Business Briefs

The Beach Rose Tawny Darling and Robert Chadwell opened The Beach Rose last week—a shop offering everything from jewelry, paintings and wood-burned...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Lone snow goose visits Haines School

Flocks of snow geese passing through Haines on their way north are a common spring sight along the...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Correction

In last week’s 2022 Haines School K-6 Art Show, second grader Samuel Thompson’s name was misidentified as Samual Thomas under his ink and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 12, 2022

Future of Fort in spotlight after Port Chilkoot Co. change

Infighting within the company that controls much of Fort Seward reached a high point Friday when a majority of board members–who have pushed for...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

Nationwide teacher shortage hits Haines

Amid a teacher shortage across Alaska and the Lower 48, the Haines Borough School District is struggling to fill vacancies. For two months, the...

 

Welcoming party scheduled to greet first cruise ship

The Serenade of the Seas will dock at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 12—the first large cruise ship to visit town since Sept. 18, 2019. It’s the first...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 12, 2022

Assembly rejects property tax increase proposal

The assembly Tuesday rejected 2-4 a motion by member Debra Schnabel to raise property taxes by .21 mills to increase funding to the Haines Sheldon...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

Packrafters learn safety, swimming techniques at swiftwater rescue course

Twelve packrafters attended a swiftwater rescue course on local rivers this weekend, instructed by...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

Draft budget transfers areawide funds for police calls beyond townsite

The Haines Borough manager’s draft budget for the next fiscal year includes a sizable transfer from the areawide general fund to the townsite...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 12, 2022

GASC proposes application system for nonprofit funding

The Haines Borough Assembly soon will vote on whether to return to an application process for allocating funds to nonprofits. The assembly used an...

 

K-6 Student Art Show

This year's art show is proudly sponsored by: Alaska Arts Confluence • Alaska Power &...

 

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