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 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015 

Drop in salmon prices a blow to fleet

A major drop in prices paid to fishermen soured the opening week of the Lynn Canal commercial gillnet season. Blame it on a storm in the global...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

Minor offense ticket holiday coming to an end

Fines for minor offenses are on their way back. The Haines Borough Assembly recently introduced an ordinance that will empower police and some borough...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

BLM: Heli-ski permits trump borough map rules

The Bureau of Land Management’s recent decision to permit commercial helicopter landings on a block of the agency’s land south of town has raised...

 
 News    June 11, 2015

E-waste: 3rd highest collection

Haines Friends of Recycling volunteers packed up 17,414 pounds of electronics at the group’s ninth annual electronic waste collection event held...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 11, 2015

Duly Noted

Sage William Bieberich was born at Juneau’s Birth Center at 11:15 p.m. June 4. Mom is Sylvia Heinz Bieberich and dad is Chad Bieberich. Sage...

 
 Blotter    June 11, 2015

Police Report

Monday, June 8 A Mud Bay Road resident reported people in the area have been constantly running chainsaws and power tools at 5:45 a.m. An officer cont...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 5, 2015

Help wanted: New generation to save historic cabin

The Chilkat Valley Historical Society is hoping a new and younger cadre of volunteers will help bring its Anway cabin project to completion....

 
 Blotter    June 5, 2015

Police report

Monday, June 1 A caller reported a scooter parked in a bus parking area on Third Avenue. When police responded, the scooter was gone. Police mediated...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 21, 2015

Testimony supports waiving cruise ship fees

Haines Borough staff and local tour operators turned out this week at an assembly Commerce Committee meeting to lobby for a proposed program that woul...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    May 7, 2015

Police Report

Monday, May 4 A caller reported possible neglect of an animal at a household on FAA Road. The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel was advised. Police...

 
 Letters    May 7, 2015

Thanks to inns for opening doors

A big thanks to the properties that opened their doors for the Accommodations Open House on April 29-30. Response to the evenings has been incredibly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 30, 2015

State park ranger resigns after 8 months

After eight months on the job, Haines Park Ranger Tom Kain resigned his position last week. Mike Eberhardt, Southeast parks superintendent and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 23, 2015

Duly Noted

Haines Borough fireman Al Badgley received a standing ovation when he accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 31st Annual Southeast Emergency...

 
 Letters    April 23, 2015

Thanks for help with Youth Fishing Day

The third annual Youth Fishing Day on the Chilkat River was a great success. Dozens of young anglers and their families showed up to try their hand...

 
 Blotter    April 23, 2015

Police Report

Monday, April 20 A resident living near Third Avenue reported receiving two calls from an 800 number. The caller asked for personal identifying...

 
 News    April 9, 2015

Biologists make king closures official

The state Department of Fish and Game this week made official closures to conserve king salmon. The agency has outlined the closures in recent weeks....

 
 News    April 9, 2015

Klukwan history books published

The village of Klukwan is celebrating the completion of nine locally written books on Chilkat Tlingit culture, a project funded by a 2011 Library Serv...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    April 2, 2015

Activist Tuynman built career around art, community

In 1959, Carol Tuynman was a studious eighth-grader in a suburb of Rochester, N.Y., when her family made a summer trip to Alaska. Parents Louie and...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    March 26, 2015

Duly Noted

Fred Shields and Greg Horner performed the song “Mr. Blue” at Sunday’s Northern Lights Showcase, a tribute to former resident DeWayne Blackwell,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015

King salmon rules tighten

Department of Fish and Game biologists this week outlined new restrictions on area fisheries aimed to protect the Chilkat king salmon return,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Chilkats seek top protection for river

The Chilkat Indian Village is pursuing protections for the Chilkat River that would prohibit activities affecting the river’s water quality. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015

Heli-ski area open for 1 year

By Karen Garcia The Bureau of Land Management is opening more than 66,000 acres of land south of Hai...

 
 News    March 19, 2015

Police Report

Monday, March 16 A Chestnut Drive resident reported finding the door of his residence kicked in when he came home. He had been out of town and was...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Can Chilkat king salmon be saved?

Fishing restrictions to protect dwindling numbers of Chilkat king salmon may be coming to the most...

 

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