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Natives, landowners in dispute over Chilkoot land

A years-long property dispute near the Chilkoot River Bridge boiled over last week when individuals claiming to defend Native subsistence fishing...

Exhibit recreates famous spans

“Long winters.” That’s how lifelong resident Tom Bieleski explains the 13 noted bridges of the world he’s replicated with tiny “timbers”...

Sosa hires interim police chief

A former Cordova police chief has conditionally accepted the position of interim police chief for the Haines Borough. Robert Griffiths of Scappoose,...

Sales increased 2 percent in 2014

An upswing in sales tax from tourism and construction helped offset a dip in retail sales, boosting Haines Borough sales tax income 2 percent in...

Petition seeks to halt harbor design work

A petition circulating around town this week asked the Haines Borough to suspend design work on the harbor expansion project to allow for more...

Town's waterfront is an asset; don't mar it

Every business in town is struggling to survive as more and more tourists with less money to spend are purchasing discounted cruise ship tickets due...

SEABA rigged results of noise study

The Haines Borough has received multiple complaints regarding commercial helicopters using the temporary heliport at 26 Mile. Complaints and borough...

Harbor project promises no facilities

Is this the best we can do for our community – build a huge parking lot/boat storage on our fabulous shoreline drive? Enhancing our community as...

Family grateful, humbled by support

Recently our dad, Bob Henderson, passed away after a two-month illness. During this time, my brother Tom Henderson, sister Barb Cave and I were in...

Editorial

I am borrowing an idea from my friend Heather Lende by “finding the good” in the Alaska Legislature’s recent decision to eliminate funding for...

 
 
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