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 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    November 13, 2014 

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If you don’t have a working carbon monoxide detector in your house, get one. Matt Davis’ parents, John and Peggy Davis, died last month of...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    November 6, 2014

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Chevy Fowler and Kai Sato-Franks are the managers for the University of Alaska Fairbanks men’s basketball team, the Alaska Nanooks, reports...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    October 30, 2014

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The Salvation Army Haines red kettle arrives on Main Street on Nov. 28. It will be manned at Howsers from approximately 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., six days a...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    October 23, 2014

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Chip and Heather Lende are again proud grandparents. James Louis Lende Dorn was born at 4:55 a.m. on Oct. 15 at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau t...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    October 16, 2014

Air ambulance coverage changes

Residents who aren’t covered by memberships in two air ambulance companies serving Haines could get stuck with a whopping medevac bill. Since June...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    October 16, 2014

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Phyllis Sage and Joanne Waterman were married on the Port Chilkoot Dock Tuesday afternoon. Magistrate John Hutchins officiated. John Hagen and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    October 9, 2014

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The Doddridge family’s pet bearded dragon lizard Sheika has been getting adventurous. Jessie Badger said the 15-inch lizard has twice shown up at he...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    October 2, 2014

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Dr. Dan Hart retired from his raptor curator position at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. Chloe Goodson is the foundation’s new raptor curator....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 25, 2014

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Stanford University graduate student Chandler Kemp is back in California, after a summer fellowship in Borneo, the largest island in Asia. Chandler...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    September 18, 2014

Christian youths serve homeless on trip to cities

A group of teenagers and young adults from a Christian youth group spent a month handing out food and locally donated clothing to homeless people in...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 18, 2014

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The Pioneer Bar and Bamboo Room will celebrate 60 years of family ownership with a party starting 7 p.m. Sept. 27. Owner Christy Tengs Fowler is...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    September 11, 2014

Two dozen turn out for glacier disc golf contest

About 25 people competed in the Raven’s Bowl Disc Golf Tournament Aug. 29-31, with courses at Glacier Point, Mud Bay and the Southeast Alaska State...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 11, 2014

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Former resident Magi Hubert reports that Haines mountains appear in the music video “Arrows,” featuring Seattle-based band Fences, which teamed...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 4, 2014

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The Ducks Unlimited “Wall of Guns” fundraiser Aug. 23 netted about $13,000, said Haines chapter chairperson Jamie Knudsen. A name was picked from...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 28, 2014

Pampered fowl gets girlfriend, moves out of house

A lot can happen to a duck in a year. Finnegan the diapered duck spent the winter indoors floating in the bathtub, strutting in front of mirrors, and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 28, 2014

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Sylvia Louise Loewen was born 11:20 p.m. Aug. 4 at Cornell Presbyterian Hospital in New York City to parents Rosalie and Reuben Loewen. She weighed 8...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 21, 2014

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About 150 people attended a community reception for newlyweds Luke Hedrick and Sam Fink of Manhattan, N.Y. Saturday at Harriett Hall. The couple was...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 14, 2014

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Tim Hockin and Melina Shields were married at their house across Mud Bay Saturday under tarps and umbrellas. Aaron Davidman officiated....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 7, 2014

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Friends are invited to the 50-plus wedding anniversary celebration of Jean and Shel Scarrott at the American Legion Hall 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 31, 2014

Action heats up for 46th annual fair

Jessica Edwards said she was “dumbfounded” by this week’s weather forecast predicting sunshine for the 46th Southeast Alaska State Fair,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 31, 2014

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Suzie Scollon was in town for a week to spread husband Ron’s ashes. She and Kathleen Menke chose a spot overlooking the Klehini River near a...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 24, 2014

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Reed Scott-Schwalbach and Chris Celauro married July 19 at the Fort Seward tribal house. Reed’s mother and Haines mayor Stephanie...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    July 17, 2014

HARK fills executive director, dogcatcher positions

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel has a new executive director and a new animal control officer working out of its Small Tracts Road shelter. Executive...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 17, 2014

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Timothy Mikael “JJ” Ackerman was born 1:24 a.m. July 8 at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage to parents Timothy James Ackerman and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 10, 2014

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About 25 people enjoyed clear skies on the community hike up Mount Ripinsky Sunday. Organized by the Sheldon Museum, the hike was led by veteran...

 

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