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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...

 

Englund starts second century

One morning in late August, while she was eating breakfast, two bears appeared in Hazel Englund’s yard, searching for food scraps in the compost. It...

 

Keirstead to close doors of local clinic

Chilkat Valley Medical Center will close its doors Nov. 1 after nine years of operation, marking the end of the last private medical practice in...

 

Haines helped her in dark times

The sculpture that Sarah King made for Charles Ewing’s grave is a heavy, solid piece. Formed in the shape of a fish, the work is about three feet ta...

 

Seed experiment underway

After Leah Wagner and Nick Schlosstein moved to Haines in 2015, they lived in a tent for five months. The couple had bought a quarter-acre of land...

 

Champion fingerpick guitarist to play at Chilkat Center

It’s not every day that Haines gets to see a champion guitarist perform. But the chance will present itself in a week, when Chris Proctor, a U.S....

 

Chinook salmon numbers low for Chilkat River

Chinook salmon returning to Chilkat River spawning grounds this year failed to meet the state’s targets, troubling Alaska Department of Fish and Gam...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Magistrate in office one week per month

A full-time, on-site Haines magistrate is the latest casualty in a long series of public service cuts brought on by Alaska's budget crisis. Following...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Borough seeks trail proposals

The Haines Borough released a request for proposals for the Portage Cove Interpretive Trail on Tuesday, ending a period of uncertainty about the...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Another avian power outage

A crow caused a seven-minute electricity outage in Haines and Skagway Monday afternoon after running into power lines above the Bamboo Room. Sonny...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 8, 2016

Chisel centennial

When Terry Pardee bought the Chisel Building, he heard rumors that the place was haunted. “There was supposed to be a spook running around in there...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 1, 2016

Borough to launch junk car program

The Haines Borough is introducing a program where residents can get rid of junk cars for only $50. But better move fast; only 15 vehicles will be...

 

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