Private practices face challenges

When reached Wednesday afternoon at Family Medical Clinic in Delta Junction, Stacy Chappelle, who supervises the clinic’s office work and...

Six different visions proposed by Haines assembly hopefuls

Diana Lapham and Ryan Cook want to push ahead with Haines’ harbor improvements. Leonard Dubber thinks government is just too darn big. Heather...

Klukwan students study insect science in Skagway

Nine students from the Klukwan School got their hands wet and their boots muddy as they did the work of professional entomologists Sept. 14 on a...

Fiber-optic cable laid in canal

Haines and Skagway residents may soon have access to faster internet service now that Alaska Power and Telephone is laying 86 miles of undersea...

Library break-in case moves ahead

Haines police arrested one or more people for the Sept. 5 and Sept. 15 break-ins at the borough’s public library. Police declined to say who was...

Glad Planning Commission is involved

“Planning Commission dips toe into harbor issue”; I love this headline, hallelujah! While one would have thought the planning commission would...

Nature doesn't create mine tailings

In a recent letter, John Hirsh compares sediment from “pulverizing glaciers” and landslide debris to potential impacts of a mine at Glacier...

Senior Services thanks CIA

Southeast Senior Services (SESS), a division of Catholic Community Service (CCS), would like to thank the Chilkoot Indian Association for their...

Acid-mine drainage is legitimate

To equate natural processes with a short-term targeted extraction and transport of acid-containing ore bodies and to suggest that this will not have...

Duly Noted

Hazel Englund celebrated her 100th birthday this Saturday among 30 family members and friends who came from Skagway to Arizona to celebrate her big...

Obituary Sam Scamston 1957-2016

By Tom Lang Police found the body of Haines resident Sam Scamston in the mud room of his home on Mud Bay Road. Police think he had been dead for at...

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 19 A Portage Street business reported a burglary. Report of a person camping in the Tlingit Park area. Officers advised subject will...