Revitalize this: Large, empty and downtown

This is the first in a series of articles about the emptying of the town’s core. Stories in coming weeks will include the role of government in...

Sales tax revenues up a hair

Preliminary sales tax figures for calendar year 2103 compiled by the Haines Borough show local sales up about 1 percent from 2012, at $49.8 million....

If Heimlich doesn't work, try, try again

It took about 10 thrusts using the Heimlich maneuver for truck driver Aaron Hietala of Haines to save co-worker Mike Denker from choking during an...

Assessor says accounts still a mess

The Haines Borough’s latest contract assessor says years of problems persist in the borough’s assessment system and resolving them may require...

Assembly: No to mayor's road letter

The Haines Borough Assembly April 8 rejected mayor Stephanie Scott’s request to send an opinion piece to the Juneau Empire criticizing funding of...

Forget concrete at Picture Point

They paved paradise and put up a parking lot. This is the song I sing to myself every time I think of what might happen to Picture Point. They are...

Thanks for staging Big Air contest

A huge thank you to the dozens of people that made the Olen Nash Memorial Big Air contest a great event. Special thanks to Luck Dunbar for...

Thanks SEABA, for Big Air's big grins

I think everyone who attended the Big Air competition on Sunday would agree that Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures deserves a hearty thank...

Options, including homeschool, are best

Thankfully, what Elisabetta LoGuidice described in her letter last week is not the picture of homeschooling in Haines. For a picture, look no...

Editorial

If you don’t think it pays to shop at home, consider that local sales taxes raised $2.74 million last year, or nearly one-quarter of the...

Duly Noted

Tom and Liz Heywood spent two weeks in Hawaii recently, their first “warm vacation” in 30 years. They usually vacation with family in Minnesota....

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