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 By Rosalie Loewen    News    June 12, 2014

Stevens makes step from aerospace to open spaces

First in a series of feature stories profiling residents who’ve moved to Haines in recent years. Do you need help printing from your email at the...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    June 20, 2013

Carver aims message at youths

Master carver Wayne Price of Haines this week resumed carving a dugout canoe that languished on his...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    April 11, 2013

Life of travel led Nash to Foreign Service post

Shortly after arriving in La Paz, Bolivia, Lenore “Nori” Nash, accompanied her boss to a heavy metal festival in one of the city’s more... Full story

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    March 21, 2013

Carla Earnest's journey started in a sugar cane town

As a child, Carla Earnest never imagined she would leave the Philippines. She grew up in an idyllic rural agricultural setting on the island of...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    January 17, 2013

Haines politics provided edge for federal attorney

Juge Gregg, an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice and professor of law at Stanford University, has been photographed in public places...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    January 10, 2013

Scheele: 'If you're not going to go for it, why bother?'

After seven months of wrangling the logistics, permitting and compliance of a big construction project in Nome and Unalakleet, Jade Smith Scheele and...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    December 13, 2012

Thomas' ascent: From millhand to Alaska legislator

In 2006, a certified public accountant brought in to review the books of the Southeast Alaska State Fair determined the organization was bankrupt. A f...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    October 11, 2012

Collars turn up new information about bears

Recent information from a study of two collared, female bears on the Chilkoot River suggests the animals can outgrow behaviors like stealing fish...

 
 By Tom Morphet and Rosalie Loewen    News    August 9, 2012

Per capita, we're rich, agency says

The Haines Borough ranks among the wealthiest communities on the West Coast in per-capita income, according to a federal compilation included in the...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    July 26, 2012

Scott's journey to city hall started with philosophy, dance

Her Honor raises flowers – and no genteel, ordered garden, either. Giant swaying bushels of peonies, froths of bleeding hearts and tangles of...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    June 7, 2012

Hedrick crunching numbers in the Big Apple

For a smart guy, Luke Hedrick spends a lot of time thinking about the price of a can of soda. But...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    March 22, 2012

Focus and creativity led designer Nash to dream career

It took a couple of casts for Corrie Nash, the youngest child in a Haines fishing family, to hook a...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    February 23, 2012

Support, not rivarly define sisters on court

The younger siblings agree: the hardest part about being on a team with your older sister, or...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    February 6, 2012

Archaeologist shares expertise and skills with Native communities

Archaeologist Nancy “Anastasia” Wiley tells her younger students not to agonize over their...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    December 22, 2011

Willardb s journey: From local deckhand to globetrotting pilot

Ask Ray Willard how he feels about his job flying 747 cargo jets around the world and he has a quick answer: "Sure beats working."...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    December 1, 2011

Doctor prescribes naturopathic approach for healthier life

Bright-eyed, slender and with glowing skin, Dr. Robyn Barlow is the picture of health. A new acquaintance might not guess that for more than 20 years...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    November 3, 2011

Prosecutor Buttram fierce competitor with a common touch

During her youth in Haines, three things attracted Ada County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Tessie Buttram to a career in law. First was an...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    October 13, 2011

For filmmaker Cooper, bumps in road were smoothed by support

Freshman year of high school was rough for Rich Cooper. It was 1980 and his family was living in Olympia, Wash. "I had bad grades. I...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    August 18, 2011

Mentors steered Heywood's dream of filmmaking

The film bug bit Kee Heywood early. "At age 13," Heywood recalls, "I got hold of the family camcorder and started fooling around with...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    July 21, 2011

Former 'wild child' finds success

Former Haines resident Deltina Hay recently signed a five-book deal with Linden Publishing. Following the success of her first book, "The Social...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    June 16, 2011

Golf pro dislikes cold, but warms to Haines

It started out as a joke around his brother’s office, the suggestion that golfing professional David Canipe go to Haines to work at the brand...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    May 19, 2011

Doctor finds call at African orphanage

Dr. Greg Higgins first saw Eliza begging on a street corner. With a few inquiries he learned she was deaf and had been abandoned by family. "I ha...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    April 14, 2011

Weishahns' life at the Milky Way Way

A recent conversation at Milky Way Farm started with a tally of loss. Three years ago, Smoky was ill for the first time in her life; three days later...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    February 17, 2011

Town a 'lifeline' when artist needed restart

  Artist and gallery owner Debi Knight Kennedy believes in intuition. Her first connection to Haines came in 1980, when a friend from Juneau...

 
 By Rosalie Loewen    News    October 7, 2010

Emblem Club leader balances demands of family, service

Asked how she managed giving birth to twins twice, state Emblem Club president Michelle Stigen laughed and said, "It was easier the second...

 

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