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Jake Bell and Macky Cassidy were married Saturday in the Haines Community Garden with a reception following at the Southeast Alaska State...

 

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An adorable Canadian visitor was in Haines earlier this month. Randy Miner discovered a ground squirrel under his welding shop garage at Fort Seward....

 

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Kimberly Chambers, 28, died Monday following an accident. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Champagne, Y.T. The mobile mammography...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 11, 2016

Public Works chief Borders retires

It’s not yet 5 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the Southeast Alaska State Fair. There are no cars on the roads. Except for laughter and the sound of...

 

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Mary Price turned 85 on Thursday, July 28, celebrating at the senior center lunch, with a cake gifted by Carol Clifton as well as a dozen cream...

 

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Former resident Jessie Babette Miller of San Francisco said she was so surprised to win the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s drawing for a Toyota...

 

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Kee Heywood is credited as an editor of the micro-documentary film, “The Search for Earth Proxima,” by Speculative Films. The film, which...

 

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The injured moose calf adopted by Kroschel Wildlife Center died Thursday. Steve Kroschel said the calf called Ladybug was eating and drinking from...

 

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A website through CaringBridge has been set up for Song Nash, who is receiving treatment for stomach cancer in Seattle, said wife Amy Nash....

 

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Haines students Dylan Chapell, Brennan Palmieri, Mark Davis, Yzella Miramontes, and Hannah and Haley Boron attended the two-week Sitka Fine...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 30, 2016

Toad in the commode

Gilbette Blais found something unexpected floating in her toilet Saturday morning – a toad. At about 10 a.m., she walked into the bathroom of her...

 

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Max James Lampkins was born at 4:38 a.m. Sunday at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital to parents Jae and Jim Lampkins. Max weighed 7 lbs, 14 oz, and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    June 23, 2016

Injured moose calf on the mend

Things are looking up for Ladybug, a moose calf apparently orphaned during a bear attack in Anchorage in late May and brought to Kroschel Wildlife Cen...

 

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Neil Strauss, former New York Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, and Ear Magazine writer and author of several New York Times best sellers, brought a group...

 

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Nick Oddo and Faith Tuohy were married Friday afternoon at Picture Point. “The skies just opened up. It was amazing,” Faith said. Magistrate John...

 

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Joe Ordonez’s, “Where Eagles Gather: The Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve,” is featured with other recently published Alaska...

 

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Tristan Eggener was impressed by the beauty of Haines, and enjoyed hiking, seeing wildlife, drinking local beer, and playing music on the Klondike...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 6, 2015

Pet Duly Noted

Editor’s note: Reporter Eileen McIver has covered Duly Noted for the CVN this summer, but her real interest is animals. McIver is returning to...

 

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Coleman Stanford and Amber Long were married July 25 at Coleman’s parents’ house at 27 Mile. Friend Ryan Hamilton officiated. Coleman’s parents...

 

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Bryan Joseph Hinderberger and Joanna Jeanne Lende were married Saturday aboard the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry M/V Fairweather, with Fort Seward as the...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 23, 2015

Along for ride on Fireman Al's last day

Fireman and EMT Al Badgley worked his last day for the Haines Borough Friday. During the past two weeks, borough officials and community members have...

 

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Brianna Phillips and Matt Baarson were married July 11 at Letnikof Cove. Matt’s uncle and godfather Bob Franz officiated. Parents of the bride are...

 

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Kinsley Hope Alsup was born 8:14 a.m. July 7 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Athena and Jesse Alsup. Kinsley weighed 7 pounds, 15...

 

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Over 25 relatives attended the three-day Chaffin family reunion, said Phyllis Sage, who hosted this year’s reunion. Family traveled from West...

 

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Costumed guests gathered for Annette Smith’s gold rush-themed birthday party Thursday at Ted and Mimi Gregg’s house. The party included an...

 

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