Pot or not: Borough takes up dope vote

Should the Haines Borough weigh in on a statewide initiative that, if passed, would legalize the recreational use and commercial sale of marijuana...

Action heats up for 46th annual fair

Jessica Edwards said she was “dumbfounded” by this week’s weather forecast predicting sunshine for the 46th Southeast Alaska State Fair,...

Seniors' tax break costing borough $300K

Discount days at local businesses aren’t the only perks older residents enjoy. More and more property owners age 65 and older are applying for...

Family sues heli-ski company for son's death

Two years after the death of heli-skier Nick Dodov, parents Natalia and Alex Dodov have filed suit against Alaska Heliskiing, which they claim...

July brings rain record

Sunday’s .62 inches of rain pushed July’s total rainfall to 6.05 inches, setting a new monthly record and breaking the former record of 5.49...

Oil tax ad's fine print says it all

I was interested to see on the back of your July 24 edition the half-page color ad that “Alaskans are speaking out to oppose Ballot Measure 1.”...

'Safe house' closer to becoming reality

Becky’s Place Haven of Hope sale/fundraiser was a wonderful success. We were able to raise around $3,500 and still counting! This money will go...

Pleased with landfill's pet cemetery

I’d like the public to know that I’m very pleased with the way I was treated by Mike Dorris and Sally Garton at the landfill. They went above...

Volunteers key to scrap metal collection

Thank you to the 30-plus volunteers that helped with the Haines Friends of Recycling scrap metal collection on July 25-26.  The delicious coffee...

Duly Noted

Suzie Scollon was in town for a week to spread husband Ron’s ashes. She and Kathleen Menke chose a spot overlooking the Klehini River near a...

Police Report

Monday, July 28 A caller reported a sign posted on the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street violated election laws. Police told the caller the...

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