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Bill Kurz died Monday of kidney failure at his Comstock Road home. He was 74. Kurz was active in local politics for decades, including the Republican...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 9, 2017

Mountain race caps Winter Fest

Winter Fest saw a strong local turnout in its inaugural year, despite cancelled ferries and a closed Haines Highway that blocked out-of-town participa...

 

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Friends of Mike and Elaine Crawshay were saddened to hear of the fire that destroyed Kluane Machine, their auto repair shop of 30 years in Haines Junc...

 

Sixth-graders grateful for job-shadowing

Haines sixth-graders recently participated in a job shadowing experience with several businesses and organizations in the community. We appreciate...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Raptor handler tops in bird training

The American Bald Eagle Foundation’s raptor curator is the first in Alaska and one of only 68 people in the world to become a certified professional...

 

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Bob Duis, 70, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday, Jan. 31 in Haines. Duis served with the Haines ANB and on the Haines Borough’s public...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

Bird counters brave storm, spot 'oddballs'

Snowy weather and poor visibility didn’t put a damper on Saturday’s Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Although only two-thirds of the data is in, Pam...

 

Smith: Paratrooper, logger 'did what he wanted'

A celebration of Leo Smith's life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday morning at the American Legion....

 

The ABEF appreciates your support

Thank you to each and every one of you who helped make the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival a success once more! Thanks to our volunteers. Thanks to every...

 

Award launched in former mayor's name

The estate of former Haines mayor, farmer and science teacher Robert “Bob” Henderson has donated $220,000 and about 30,500 shares of stock from...

 

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Colleen June McGuire was born Nov. 14 to Sally Boisvert and Raphael McGuire at Juneau’s Bartlett Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs., 2 oz. and measured...

 

Visitors arrive for 22nd bald eagle festival

The Valley of the Eagles will live up to its name this month as more than 2,000 of our national birds congregate on the Chilkat River. The 22nd...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 27, 2016

Aerial bald eagle surveys fly again

The American Bald Eagle Foundation counted 1,524 bald eagles in its first aerial survey during peak eagle activity in the valley since 2000....

 

Halloween Happenings

Halloween in Haines will be celebrated with costumes, candy and cobwebs this weekend at spooky festivities across town. Here’s a breakdown of...

 

Kids gain work experience at local museums

Teenagers can learn the ins and outs of working at a museum as part of the Sheldon Museum’s second annual Junior Curator program. Museum director He...

 

Eagle count abnormally high for now

This winter’s bald eagle counts began Monday with 333 eagles spotted in the Chilkat Valley, a high number for this time of year. Chloe Goodson,...

 

Museum checks out new ideas

Haines museum staff and business leaders attended six educational sessions Sept. 15-16 that were broadcast online at the Sheldon Museum from the 2016...

 

Eagle causes power outage

A bald eagle collided with a powerline and caused a power outage for 140 Alaska Power and Telephone customers in Haines on Aug. 19. According to...

 

Shark event set Saturday

The American Bald Eagle Foundation will host “Day of the Denticles: A Celebration of Sharks” to educate the public about shark species throughout...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 18, 2016

College talk centers on 2 models

A discussion of establishing a college in Haines Tuesday centered on two different models: one that would offer courses here through colleges or...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

College group meets Tuesday

Greg Podsiki is leading the charge to rally community support for a college in Haines. Podsiki, a 37-year resident, believes a small college or...

 

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