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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Freeride at last: Skies open for skiers

A 10-day wait for clear skies paid off for organizers of the Freeride World Tour, who held their international, big-mountain skiing and snowboard comp...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Police will investigate rogue artist

The owners of the boarded-up Coliseum Theater on Main Street this week said they were pursuing criminal charges against a Haines man who attached an...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    March 26, 2015 

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Fred Shields and Greg Horner performed the song “Mr. Blue” at Sunday’s Northern Lights Showcase, a tribute to former resident DeWayne Blackwell,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

NSRAA cuts incubation boxes

Haines fishermen are questioning a recent decision by Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (NSRAA) to suspend a chum incubation-box...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 26, 2015 

Klukwan Chilkats fall to Hydaburg in Gold Medal final

A slow second half doomed the Klukwan Chilkats on Saturday in the “C” bracket final of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in Juneau. Hydaburg...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015

King salmon rules tighten

Department of Fish and Game biologists this week outlined new restrictions on area fisheries aimed to protect the Chilkat king salmon return,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015

Can theater festival be revived?

A group of theater and arts supporters in Haines met Monday to discuss the viability of resurrecting the Alaska Community Theater Festival (ACTFEST),...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    March 19, 2015

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Wayne Price is restoring a 74-year-old Tlingit totem pole in Juneau. The pole, owned by the U.S. Forest Service, originally overlooked the Auke...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015

'Common Core' foes present case

A group opposed to federal education standards known as the “Common Core” gave a presentation at the public library Tuesday, characterizing the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Can Chilkat king salmon be saved?

Fishing restrictions to protect dwindling numbers of Chilkat king salmon may be coming to the most...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    March 12, 2015

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By Cynthia Allen Bill Finlay’s Zen BathWorks was featured in the online edition of Dwell, a magazine of creative home ideas. Finlay answers...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Ailment a mystery; family seeks help

Dakota Strong, a 19-year-old local man, can’t hold down food. Mother Deanna Strong said after nine months of unsuccessful treatment by a number of...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 12, 2015

Bears fall at regionals; Klinger, Swinton all-conference

The Haines Glacier Bears bowed out of the Region V Basketball Tournament in Ketchikan last Friday morning with losses to Wrangell. The boys’ and gir...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Students, staff say food service deserves high grade

Fourth-graders are divided about the crab cakes, but business at the Haines School cafeteria is holding steady under food program director Brandi...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Lien returns to Haines

Yukon Territory composer and pianist Matthew Lien returns to the Chilkat Center auditorium for a performance of original songs starting 8 p.m....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 5, 2015

Haines High grad pens grim account of life on streets

A 1990 Haines High School graduate who spent three years as a homeless drug addict in Fresno, Calif. said recently that he’s hoping his...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    March 5, 2015

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John and Kristen Wiggins were married before about 25 people on the waterfront near Letnikof Cove on Feb. 28. Steve Virg-In officiated. About 50...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 5, 2015

Did TV show exaggerate rarity, cash value of artworks? s

“Antiques Roadshow” overestimated the value and the rarity of two Tlingit masks that reportedly originated in the Chilkat Valley, according to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 5, 2015

Board waits on 3 new school jobs

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday balked at a request by superintendent Ginger Jewell to advertise three, new full-time positions with the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 5, 2015

Juneau-heavy Merchants break Klukwan's Hotch streak

A Juneau-imported Haines Merchants team won the Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament on Sunday, topping a physically imposing Whitehorse squad,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 26, 2015

Dwindling run triggers closures; king derby canceled

A declining Chilkat king salmon run has triggered the most restrictive fishing regulations in years and prompted cancellation of the annual Haines...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 26, 2015

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Friends and family gathered Feb. 14 for a celebration of the 95th birthday of John Schnabel, held at the Fort Seward Lodge. Grandson Parker Schnabel,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 26, 2015

Museum is village's only capital request

The village of Klukwan has only one capital request to the Alaska Legislature this year: $750,000 for help paying for completion of the Jilkaat Kwaan...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 26, 2015

'Mercy rule' triggered as Wolves rout Bears

For the second consecutive weekend, a Haines basketball opponent forced the “mercy rule” into effect by taking a 40-point lead on the Glacier...

 

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