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 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015 

Highway schools at crossroads

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa directed Mosquito Lake School advocates in December to describe the future of the school in relation to Klukwan...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 19, 2015 

Duly Noted

A memorial service for George Hales will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Presbyterian Church. Hales, 89, died Feb. 15 at the veterans village. A full obi...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015 

Actors stretch to present Irish drama 'Lughnasa'

Actors who will present “Dancing at Lughnasa” at the Chilkat Center next weekend say they’ve stretched for their roles. The two-act production...

 
 By Christian Woodard    News    February 19, 2015 

Wildlife wins and loses during a wet, warm winter

What does a warm, wet winter mean for the valley’s plants and animals? “Animals are designed for average conditions,” said Carl Koch, assistant...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015 

Solid, deep snowpack at upper elevations: good for ski season

Snow around town doesn’t look impressive, but at upper elevations where backcountry and heli-skiing occurs, conditions are the best they’ve been...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 19, 2015 

Bear girls trounced in hoops action

Senior Night turned sour for the Glacier Bear girls’ basketball team Saturday, as visiting Metlakatla overwhelmed Haines with a 31-0 blitzkrieg...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    February 12, 2015

Editorial

What makes a town a good place to live are a thousand small acts, all of them unselfish, like shoveling your neighbor’s sidewalk or giving some...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    February 12, 2015

Editorial

News coverage of the Yukon Quest sled dog race this week rekindled memories of Haines mushers and mushing in Haines. It seems ancient history now, but...

 
 By John Norton    Letters    February 12, 2015

Kemp knew challenges of Southeast

Thank you, Matt Boron, for your letter commending the years of service by DOT Commissioner Pat Kemp. He is a true Southeast Alaskan, born in...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 12, 2015

Duly Noted

Haines had a chance to roll out the welcome mat an extra day for junior high basketball players here from Juneau for the Triple Threat Tournament,...

 
 By Christian Woodard    News    February 12, 2015

Birds, counters up at annual Audobon event

By Christian Woodard Warmer temperatures and clear weather led to one of the most successful Audubon Christmas bird counts in years. Forty-four...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 12, 2015

DOT: Cut ferry day boat sailings -- Agency proposes $9 million in reductions

Reduced ferry funding scenarios proposed by transportation officials include eliminating dayboat service in Lynn Canal between July and September,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 5, 2015

House sales attract residents to village

The sale of government-built houses that have sat unoccupied for years is attracting former and new residents to Klukwan. The Tlingit Haida Regional...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 5, 2015

Large timber sale offered on Klehini

The state has proposed a timber sale on 1,000 acres of Haines State Forest land in the upper valley, responding to an apparent improvement in the mark...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 5, 2015

Duly Noted

By Cynthia Allen Leonitus Norman Swanson was born at 11:15 p.m., Jan. 21, at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau to parents Stephana and Kyler...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 5, 2015

District ups Stickler pay for principal work

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday voted unanimously to restore principal Cheryl Stickler’s salary to the same amount she received last year,...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 5, 2015

Swimmers crowd pool for Games

By Krista Kielsmeier The annual Winter Games North swimming meet effectively continued for an extra day, with Juneau participants stranded in town...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 5, 2015

Panthers take hoops series against Bears

Senior Kyle Klinger exploded with 18 points Saturday in the second of two varsity games at Craig, but Haines came up short in both contests. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 29, 2015

Chilkat weaving gifted to museum

An Arkansas woman has given the Sheldon Museum a child-size Chilkat blanket apparently woven by a local Native woman in 1916, a donation that museum...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 29, 2015

Distillery, ski factory win top awards

Two fledgling Haines manufacturers have won the top awards at Sealaska’s second Path to Prosperity competition, each netting $40,000 for technical...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    January 29, 2015

Duly Noted

Chad Bieberich and Sylvia Heinz were married Jan. 24 at their Chilkat State Park Road property. The weather cleared for the ceremony, which was...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    January 29, 2015

Editorial

Discussion of selling the Mosquito Lake School Jan. 15 veered off on a tangent about the town’s prospects, a trajectory not untypical for a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 29, 2015

Equipment lot draws criticism

Is storing heavy equipment an industrial use or a commercial one? That was a question raised at the Haines Borough Planning Commission Jan.15 by...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 22, 2015

Gym open three mornings

The Haines Borough School District has opened the Karl Ward Gym, weight room and showers from 6 to 7:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 22, 2015

'Mud Bay Institute' goes up in a cloud of memories

A bonfire amid a slushy downpour Tuesday finished off the “Mud Bay Institute,” a ramshackle, beachfront cabin on Chilkat Inlet that provided...

 

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