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Letter: The downfall of the timber budget

...impacts to local timber processors and the fishing economy, 80 percent of the clearcuts will be visible from the Haines Highway, a designated National Scenic Byway. Thus, tourism, fishing, the environment and small timber operators will...
Eagles, spectators soar to Haines

...and a bus shuttles people daily to a section of Haines Highway that overlooks the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve...the cameras slung around his neck.Portions of the Haines Highway overlook the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve...
My Turn: Balancing the alternatives

...many reasons we desire the road on the west side of the Lynn Canal. Alternative 3, with the modification of the Haines Highway connection at three mile, which changes Alternative 3 to Alternative 3A.Why was the east side selected?In 2000...
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...Juneau's Fritz Cove Road on a daily basis or drive over the Skagway River Bridge in Skagway. More cars drive the Haines Highway past the Haines Airport. The Juneau-Douglas bridge sees about 9,500 cars per day.According to the draft environmental...
To camp or not to camp?

...websites and are like, 'Oh, a bald eagle, cool!"At 1 p.m., Phillip and I took a bumpy bus ride to Mile 19 of Haines Highway, which overlooks a portion of a bald eagle preserve and is a popular eagle viewing spot. At 2 p.m., the sun...
Jury deliberates in federal wildlife trial

...the time shots were fired - the 64-year-old had fallen behind during the hike up the mountain near Mile 19 of Haines Highway - but prosecutors said he knew about the shooter mix-up and conspired to cover it up as well."Katzeek is 'hear...
Wolf eats dog in daylight attack keep it from killing and devouring one of four dogs she was walking with during a mid-day ordeal near 40 Mile Haines Highway last week.Hannah Bochart, 24, said she never felt threatened during the attack, and said the wolf looked tired...
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...Creek and Halibut Point roads in Sitka should wrap up this year as well.Woodrow said 20-plus miles of work on the Haines Highway just out of town that DOT had originally hoped to start this season has been delayed because of challenges in environmental...
Public invited to review draft Haines Highway scenic byway interpretive plan

...Byways program of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities invite the public to review the draft Haines Highway Scenic Byway Master Interpretive Plan. The plan provides a framework for making decisions about the maintenance and...
Haines Highway project under revision

...upgrade the Alaska portion of the Haines Highway could negatively impact bald habitat) associate with the Haines Highway project will be substantial and...maintaining the current alignment of the Haines Highway would have fewer adverse affects...


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