We block off the Wharf — for the champagne party of the year.
$5 door charge to benefit KXLL – Excellent Radio
IN THE BALLROOM – All the way from Memphis: Deering and Down
IN THE HANGAR – Our Hometown Heroes: FileJerks
Complimentary Champagne Toast at midnight
Pizza by the slice at ROMA all night long.
Starts at 9 pm – Music & Dancing until bar close
Balloon Drop at the stroke of Midnight!
Let’s Ring In 2013 Together!
- Heli-skiing has long been a controversial topic in Haines. The interests of the industry often clash with people who live near heliports and don’t want the noise disturbing their peace and quiet. But there’s another group that’s impacted by helicopter noise: mountain goats.
- In the Northwest Arctic, caribou hunting has been contentious for years. Alaska’s largest herd continues to decline while tensions have emerged between rural subsistence users and outside hunters.
- From the Aleutian island of Akutan to the arctic village of Kiana, 13 communities have been crowned champions of a rural energy competition. The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that it will help these communities cut their energy use by 15 percent by training local utility providers.
- It’s costing 14 percent more to take the ferry to and from the Lower 48. The higher fare is part of another round of tariff increases aimed at boosting income and equalizing rates across all routes.