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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...

 
 By om Morphet    News    October 20, 2016

Walker: Dividend check cut necessary to preserve fund

Saying he wanted to “fix Alaska,” Gov. Bill Walker defended his cuts and told a standing-room crowd at the Chilkat Center lobby Friday to pressure...

 

River Talk returns Oct. 20

Get in the Halloween spirit by joining Lynn Canal Community Players and the Alaska Arts Confluence for River Talk’s foray into the...

 

Salmon harvest value rises

The value of salmon caught by gillnetters in the Lynn Canal rebounded this year from a major 2015 drop. In 2014, gillnetters in the north and central...

 

Unit 1D goat area narrows

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed the mountain goat hunting season for two segments of the Takshanuk Mountain Range earlier this week....

 

Duly Noted

Genny and Harry Rietze, with baby Hugh, were among the crowd of thousands who lined the streets in downtown Whitehorse to greet Prince William and Kat...

 

Eagle count abnormally high for now

This winter’s bald eagle counts began Monday with 333 eagles spotted in the Chilkat Valley, a high number for this time of year. Chloe Goodson,...

 

Work to control local water pollution

Do the people of Haines see what’s happening with the pristine waters of your gorgeous, untouched coastline? Little by little Haines is being...

 

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Open Studio at the high school art room will begin its season on Monday, Oct.10, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., and continue through the winter whenever school...

 

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