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Articles from the September 7, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 7, 2017

Lynn Canal fishermen land record low sockeye harvest

Gillnetters have caught about 36,900 sockeye salmon in Lynn Canal so far this summer, the lowest harvest on record, according to preliminary Alaska...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 7, 2017

Skagway rockslide diverts ship to Haines, boon to merchants

Haines woke up Tuesday morning to fog horns and a surprise cruise ship after a second rock slide...

 

Local nonprofit to show documentary on understanding childhood trauma

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Haines is joining a statewide initiative to prevent childhood trauma and support . BBBS Haines, with the help of the...

 

School board concerned about state test scores

Last year Haines School students scored well above the state average in English and math in a new standardized exam, but school board members said...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 7, 2017

Police chief calls on state troopers to clarify position

Haines Borough Police Chief Heath Scott said resistance to borough-wide police expansion is due to “misinformation that’s being circulated.”...

 

Single judge could serve Skagway and Haines

Haines District Court may have a resident magistrate again, according to Alaska Court System representatives. Clayton Jones, rural court assistant...

 

Cross-country boys place first in division, girls third

Fast underclassmen runners helped the Haines High School cross-country team place high at its home meet and put them on a trajectory to do well at...

 

This Week in History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Sept. 11 1967 Secretary of State Keith Miller has...

 

Bruce Gilbert: pioneering climber, community leader

When 34 year-old Bruce Gilbert arrived in Haines in 1965 with his bride Gail to teach school and...

 

Thanks for the birthday bash

Thanks to those who shared in my 90th birthday celebration Sept. 2, especially Shannon McPhetres’ loving heart and hands - the reception at HAL,...

 

Slow down cowboy, let us all vote

I have been listening, with some interest, to the most recent local borough controversy of expanded police service (and I assume patrols) outside of...

 

Thanks for a great 19 years

A big thank you to everyone who turned out at First Friday to help us welcome the new owner of the bookstore, Darcee Messano. We’d like to give a...

 

Bad waver says it's not personal

It’s come to my attention that I don’t return waves while walking the streets of Haines. I’ve heard a-shockingly-lot about my poor waving...

 

Proud grandmother values honesty

I would like to tell you about an extraordinary man, my godson, Ben Cherry. When my house was on fire he woke me up and got me out with seconds to...

 

Duly Noted

Raevyn Marie Parker was born to Danina Daniel and Ryan “Ryno” Parker at 3:02 p.m. July 28. She weighed 6 lbs. 11oz. and measured 19 3/4 inches...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 29 A citizen reported several items were left in her home on Young Road from an unknown person. Police responded to a vehicle...

 

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