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 By Karen Garcia    News    December 18, 2014 

Ski event gets room to roam

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to allow an international ski and snowboard competition to use area outside the...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Chilkat tribe honors Hotch for legacy of leadership

Klukwan elder Joe Hotch has a new jacket. It's black, with yellow embroidery that reads "Chilkat...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 27, 2014

Researcher tracks Southeast eagles - to landfills

Brown bears aren’t the valley’s only wildlife dining at the dump. Six or more of 12 bald eagles from the Chilkat Valley tracked by researcher...

 
 Obituaries    November 27, 2014

Irene Ward remembered for style, faith

There will be a celebration of life for longtime resident Irene Ward 1 p.m. Saturday at Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 20, 2014

Class plumbs history of village at Klucktoo

Local histories of a Native village known as Klucktoo say it was destroyed by a mudslide in the 1890s and abandoned, but a recent review of historic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Sosa: Open area to heli-ski event

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa said he’ll recommend the assembly approve use of out-of-bounds area for a snowboard and ski competition this sprin...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Court Report

Carl Taylor, 72, pleaded guilty Oct. 30 to driving under the influence on July 21. Police received a report Taylor was driving under the influence...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    November 20, 2014

Duly Noted

Nearly 100 people attended the fundraiser for Rita Brouillette and Frank Hickman Saturday at the Senior Center. Rita and Frank are expecting a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

Student building jetboat designed for local rivers

Haines High School senior Jordan Badger is building a 17-foot aluminum jet boat using a design crafted for local river conditions that’s inspired...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 6, 2014

Eagle festival turns 20 with release of 2 birds

The eagle-watchers are here. Special guests – including two rehabilitated eagles from the Anchorage area to be released into the wild – will...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 6, 2014

Arts Outlook

River Talk returns to center Nov. 20 The “Chilkat Chit Chat Cafe” is reopening for this season’s River Talk program 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    November 6, 2014

Duly Noted

Chevy Fowler and Kai Sato-Franks are the managers for the University of Alaska Fairbanks men’s basketball team, the Alaska Nanooks, reports...

 
 Blotter    October 30, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 27 A Klukwan resident reported seeing a flare in the sky across the river. Troopers were advised. A resident living near Fourth Avenue...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014

Heli-ski event seeking extra area

A worldwide ski and snowboard competition affiliated with Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures has applied to hold an event in Haines, and is...

 
 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 Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    October 23, 2014

Duly Noted

Chip and Heather Lende are again proud grandparents. James Louis Lende Dorn was born at 4:55 a.m. on Oct. 15 at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau t...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

DOT: Road will boost economy

After crunching numbers, updating studies and considering an additional alternative, the Alaska Department of Transportation is still convinced buildi...

 
 News    October 2, 2014

Changes at Klukwan School

Klukwan School students have rafted the Chilkat River and helped butcher a moose since classes started Aug. 25. The school, with 13 students,...

 
 News    October 2, 2014

Bag limits for coho doubled

The Department of Fish and Game this week doubled bag limits on coho fishing, citing one of the strongest Chilkat runs in recent years. Anglers can...

 
 Letters    October 2, 2014

Heliport site is unsafe

Thanks to Drew Degen for his commentary. No one makes compliments regarding Mr. Floreske and his business dealings with those unfortunate residents wh...

 
 Letters    October 2, 2014

Scouts thankful for tour

The Brownies, Juniors and Girl Scouts of Haines would like to thank Rainbow Glacier Adventures and Joe Ordonez for a fun afternoon of river rafting...

 
 Blotter    September 25, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 22 A caller on Piedad Road reported hearing gun shots. Police advised duck season was open and people were hunting near the river. A...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 11, 2014

Chilkat king return looks like record low

Preliminary numbers suggest king salmon escapement to the Chilkat River will be the lowest since records have been kept in 1991. This year’s return...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014

Assembly moves toward creating motorized-use area

After rejection by the Haines Borough Planning Commission in February, plans for a motorized recreation area in the townsite have resurfaced at the ur...

 

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