The Haines Borough Assembly will have more discussion on borough manager recruitment and lobbyist priorities at its meeting tomorrow. On Feb. 2, the borough posted an advertisement statewide for the manager position. There are two local residents who have expressed...read more
A winter storm over the weekend caused multiple power outages in the Northern Lynn Canal and even sank a boat in the Haines Portage Cove Harbor. Almost 90 Alaska Power and Telephone customers went 24 hours without power this weekend. AP&T Skagway manager Darren...read more
Skagway man sentenced in September shooting incident; Haines planners approve resource extraction permit above Young Road; Southeast Conference energy coordinator defends recommendation for ferry management.read more
A Skagway man who pled guilty to September armed confrontation with local police was sentenced in Juneau Superior Court this week. Judge Phillip Pallenberg accepted a plea agreement, sentencing Eric Craig Estep on two counts related to the September incident....read more
A Haines developer’s request for a resource extraction conditional use permit was granted by the planning commission Thursday. A few neighbors said they were concerned about the noise from rock blasting and the hazards of large trucks transporting heavy materials....read more
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Abbey came to Haines from Massachusetts, by way of Petersburg. In Boston, she worked at WBUR for the nationally-syndicated program On Point with Tom Ashbrook before over-stuffing her backpack and moving across the country. In Petersburg, Abbey worked as KFSK’s news intern, hosting their local Morning Edition and reporting on everything from fish to ferries to puppet makers. At the end of the summer, she hopped on the ferry and made her way up the Lynn Canal to Haines. When she’s not in the newsroom, Abbey can be found hiking, biking, or valiantly trying to learn how to backcountry ski.
Berett Wilber joins KHNS’s newsroom following an internship at KUCB in Unalaska. She is originally from Sitka and worked in the state legislature before deciding to pursue journalism.