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 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017 

Sportsmen considering coho derby

With unprecedented restrictions on fishing for king salmon, the Haines Sportsman’s Association has turned to coho. Group president Charlie DeWitt...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 6, 2017

CIA seeks to resume chum channel work

A local tribe is hoping to resume chum salmon enhancement work in the Chilkat River drainage discontinued by the Northern Southeast Regional...

 

Season finale of River Talk: Most Embarassing Moments

The final River Talk of the winter season will feature storytellers sharing tales of their most embarrassing moments. Seven people will tell...

 
 By Leigh Horner    News    March 30, 2017

Duly Noted

Jemma Joy Carter was born to Lori and Mike Carter at 8:32 a.m. on March 22 at Bartlett Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz. and measured 20....

 

Duly Noted

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...

 

Mother Nature is largest contractor

Regarding Gershon Cohen’s comments in the Feb. 23 CVN story, I ask, “Are we looking at the same river?” I’ve been looking at it for 77 years....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 9, 2017

King closures extend south

Along with far-reaching restrictions on subsistence and commercial fishing in Lynn Canal, the state Department of Fish and Game also closed large...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 23, 2017

Trying to save every last Chilkat king salmon

Biologists are considering unprecedented fishing restrictions this summer to protect a feeble return of king salmon to Chilkat River estuaries....

 

Triathlon aims at focusing awareness on Chilkat River

A planned paddle-bike-run triathlon aims to bring awareness to clean water issues involving the Chilkat River. Longtime clean water activist Gershon...

 

Duly Noted

Eden Serene Del Prete was born Jan. 6 at Bartlett Regional Hospital to Shannon and Andrew Del Prete. She and weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz. and measured 19.25...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Moose dispatched after rescue

A female moose stuck on the icy Chilkat River at 13 Mile Haines Highway was euthanized Sunday after a rescue attempt. Cody Taylor said he spotted the...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 12, 2017

2016 warmest year in town

The past year came in like a lamb, and mostly stayed that way. The average temperature in Haines in 2016 was 44.2 degrees F., making it apparently...

 
 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...

 

Bazaar vendors feature handmade, homecooked goods

Bob Duis began whipping up his famous fiery chili-for-a-cause three decades ago back in Chicago. Natalie Benassi believes she just might make the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    December 1, 2016

Speed limit change dropped for eagle preserve

Drivers on Haines Highway observed the speed limit through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, which remained at 55 mph during this year’s Alaska Bald...

 

Hertz confronted adversity with optimism, faith

Erwin Hertz, a logger-turned-electrician who confronted hardship with optimism and faith, died...

 

Fort Seward's new art piece aims to slow sands of time

One of Haines’ newest public art pieces is an interactive work that combines glass, steel, stone and even the contemplative sands of time. The...

 

Heliski debate centers on goat, bear impacts

The Haines heliskiing map committee convened Monday for another round of reviewing the backcountry site maps where ski-adventure companies drop off...

 

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 John Stang    News    November 10, 2016

Heliski committee hits halfway point

A review committee recommended opening seven areas to heliskiing Monday following a protest of the make-up of that group. A five-person committee has...

 

Mountain goat area closure

The state has closed the Takhin Ridge area to mountain goat hunting as of midnight Wednesday because its harvest quota has been reached. This is the...

 

Fair presents Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The Southeast Alaska State Fair and the Takshanuk Watershed Council will present the sixth annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Nov. 11 at Harriett...

 
 By John Stang    News    October 27, 2016

Will road work hurt river access?

Questions have been raised about how Chilkat River users – such as rafting companies – will co-exist with several years of work on the Haines...

 

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