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 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018 

As kings become 'stock of concern'; unprecedented restrictions on the table

Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologists labeled Chilkat king salmon a “stock of concern” and is proposing unprecedented restrictions for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    January 11, 2018 

Rafting tour permit heads to COW

The Haines Borough Assembly scheduled a committee of the whole meeting to discuss a Rainbow Glacier Adventures request to increase the passenger...

 

Phillips served his country, community

Friends and family of Milton Gregory Phillips, 68 laid him to rest at the Jones Point Cemetery on Jan. 8 before a memorial potluck at the ANB Hall.... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Margaret Plucker and the Men of Note surprised her husband Bob Plucker with a very special song on his 90th birthday last week. As director of the...

 

2017 sees shifting leadership, new beginnings

A shakeup in leadership across government and business, a group of unsatisfied citizens who challenged the assembly and how to approach policing outsi... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Almost 100 people came to a homecoming reception for artist Tia Heywood’s exhibition at the Sheldon Museum. The exhibit was Heywood’s senior show...

 

State offices to display local art

Two well-known Haines artists’ artwork will be added to a circulating collection of more than 700 pieces displayed in State of Alaska offices. A...

 

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for the donated space A Huge “Thank You” to Chris Thorgesen for letting us use the Frontier Tradesman building for our annual Christmas...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017

Klukwan sues Bureau of Land Management

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and three regional conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday against the Bureau of Land Management for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Planning commission revisits zoning conflicts

The Haines Borough Planning Commission discussed rezoning Takshanuk Watershed Council’s heavy industrial zoned property after previous commissioner...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Canadians score big in coho derby

A group of friends from Canada caught the first and third largest coho salmon during the Haines Sportsman’s Association’s first annual Coho...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 2, 2017

Eagle counts soar this year

Researcher Chloe Goodson’s tally of more than 1,400 eagles during a roadside count last week bodes well for next week’s Alaska Bald Eagle...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Academic history book of Chilkat Valley published

The first academic and literary history of the Chilkat Valley’s Tlingit people and their eventual contact with Europeans and Russians will be...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Subsistence fishing times reviewed

Setting maximum commercial gillnet mesh sizes and closing subsistence fishing for increased periods in the Chilkat River were among the proposals the...

 

This week in history

November 11, 1967 Has anyone lived in Southeastern Alaska longer than Jim Fox? Probably not, for he was born in southeast Alaska almost a hundred...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 26, 2017

Arts Outlook

Musical documentary depicts First Nations empowerment The story of a newspaper and how it helped...

 

Duly Noted

Teal Elizabeth Tarleton was born to Summer Lynch and Zach Tarleton at 1:08 a.m. on Oct. 21 at Sitka’s Mount Edgecumbe Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs 1...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 19, 2017

Josephson questions Jones Point trail plans

Haines Borough Planning Commission member and newly elected assembly member Brenda Josephson challenged the borough assembly’s letter of support of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 12, 2017

Museum to exhibit Chilkat Valley culture through time and story

The Haines Sheldon Museum will open its new exhibit “Everything from afar drifts ashore,” Friday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. The exhibit is based on Dan He...

 

Mechanic loved his work; gave trusted advice

About forty friends gathered at Jones Point Cemetery Wednesday to pay last respects to Dave Dal Maso, who died suddenly on Sept. 30 of apparent heart... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 5, 2017

Hunter harvests first moose after seven years hunting in Unit 1D

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed the Unit 1D moose hunt at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday night after hunter harvest reports totaled 25 bulls, the...

 

Glaciers obey gravity, not investors

Regarding Joe Poor’s pro-mining letter: The difference between glaciers and mining companies is intention. Glaciers have none; they simply obey...

 

Arts Outlook

First Friday features pottery, mixology As tourism season wraps up and summer turns to fall, Haines businesses will keep their doors open for...

 

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