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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 30, 2014

Egan, Williams vie to represent Haines in Senate

Incumbent Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Tom Williams, R-Juneau, are squaring off to represent Senate District Q in the Alaska Legislature, but Willi...

 
 Opinion    October 30, 2014

Editorial

If you think voting doesn’t change anything, consider the money spent in the past few months to influence how you mark your ballot. Between the Augu...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 23, 2014

Sockeye surge, hatchery chum buoy gillnetters

An unexpected surge of Chilkoot-run sockeye, stable prices and hatchery chum catches helped make the 2014 commercial gillnet fishery another lucrative...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

Thefts reported at airport, boat harbor

Thefts of cash and property are continuing around town. The Alaska Seaplanes office and boat owners at the Small Boat Harbor are the latest victims....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 4, 2014

Duly Noted

The Ducks Unlimited “Wall of Guns” fundraiser Aug. 23 netted about $13,000, said Haines chapter chairperson Jamie Knudsen. A name was picked from...

 
 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

Mechanic Edwards was buoyant spirit, despite disabilities

Friends and relatives filled the American Legion Hall Wednesday to share stories of George Edwards,...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Fair reports winners; sets annual meeting for Aug. 29

The Southeast Alaska State Fair will host its annual membership meeting 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29 at Harriett Hall, followed at 6 p.m. by an...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Seniors' tax break costing borough $300K

Discount days at local businesses aren’t the only perks older residents enjoy. More and more property owners age 65 and older are applying for senio...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 24, 2014

Duly Noted

Reed Scott-Schwalbach and Chris Celauro married July 19 at the Fort Seward tribal house. Reed’s mother and Haines mayor Stephanie...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 12, 2014

Thomas won't run

Haines residents will take to the polls in November to elect a state senator and House representative. Due to redistricting, Rep. Jonathan...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 15, 2014

Duly Noted

Molly Wilson arrived in Los Angeles last weekend, where she’s working as the first assistant camera person onboard the research vessel “Sea...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 8, 2014

Sen. Stedman's views on session

Veteran state Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, said Haines residents shouldn’t kid themselves: Redistricting and declining state appropriations likely...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 13, 2014

Summit: Tourism, real estate sectors rebounding

Presenters at the Haines Chamber of Commerce “Economic Summit” Saturday reported a “considerable rebound” in the local real estate market and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    February 27, 2014

Duly Noted

Bentley Thomas Baltzell was born 10:51 a.m. Feb. 19 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Hannah Dobbins and Dillon Baltzell. He...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    February 13, 2014

Duly Noted

Katie and Jim Whitley and sons Jonathan Slade, 2, and infant Matthew Gunner are leaving Haines and heading back to Texas, where they’ll live in a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 23, 2014

Kerttula's move starts jockeying

Who will represent Haines in the Alaska Legislature is now a little less certain following the resignation this week of longtime state Rep. Beth...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

Thomas hinting at run for legislature

Former state Rep. Bill Thomas, a Haines Republican, has indicated he may run again for the Alaska Legislature, and this week expressed interest in...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 9, 2014

Duly Noted

Lindsay Johnson and Graham Kraft were married Dec. 27 at their property near Viking Cove. The bride, groom, and guests skied and snowshoed to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 19, 2013

In 2013, projects belied forecast

For the first time since the rebuilt Haines School was oriented toward Old Haines Highway in 2007, students could make it to the school along a...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    November 14, 2013

Duly Noted

Going in for their routine veterinarian appointments, some Haines pets have been greeted by a National Geographic film crew. J.R. Myers’ cats,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 17, 2013

Vets' home draws tenants, concerns

Recent agreements with local nonprofits mean the ground floor of the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village and Wellness Center will be fully occupied when...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 17, 2013

Drop in chum price, harvest dampens gillnet year

Reports of record salmon harvests don’t extend to Haines. Lynn Canal gillnetters hauled in fish worth $9.28 million in 2013, down from about $15...

 

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