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Acid-mine drainage is legitimate

To equate natural processes with a short-term targeted extraction and transport of acid-containing ore bodies and to suggest that this will not have...

 

Duly Noted

Hazel Englund celebrated her 100th birthday this Saturday among 30 family members and friends who came from Skagway to Arizona to celebrate her big da...

 

Chinook salmon numbers low for Chilkat River

Chinook salmon returning to Chilkat River spawning grounds this year failed to meet the state’s targets, troubling Alaska Department of Fish and Gam...

 

Water quality not a disclaimer for mines

Glacier Creek, the tributary facing the potential Palmer Mine, is fed from a glacier. The Chilkat River’s tributaries are surrounded and primarily...

 

Call for storytellers for River Talk

This call is open to anyone who ever lived here, passed through and has a local-type or related story, or just plain loves small-town Alaska and has...

 

Haines Animal Police Reports

Monday, Sept. 12 A bear caller reported a human walking down Beach Road. A moose caller reported a wolf in AP & T clothing tried to sell him a Cows,...

 

Duly Noted

The Mountain Mamas Gone Mad was the only Haines team to compete in the Klondike Road Relay last Saturday. The race had the largest turnout to date. Te...

 

Quick end to west Chilkat goat hunt

Hunting season for mountain goats will close at midnight Thursday for the western shore of the Chilkat Inlet, from the Kicking Horse River to the...

 

Skits laugh at history

“Skits-O-Frenia – The Historical Hysterical Histrionics Skit Festival” will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chilkat Center. The...

 

Lang Time

The list of new fall Haines reality shows was released this week. Here are two of the sure-fire hits receiving the most buzz: The Most Dangerous Fish...

 

Duly Noted

An adorable Canadian visitor was in Haines earlier this month. Randy Miner discovered a ground squirrel under his welding shop garage at Fort Seward....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Highway widening on track for next summer

The Haines Highway reconstruction project, a $100 million job about 12 years in the making, this week received the green light to move forward. The...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

Record surge for Chilkoot sockeye

One of the largest surges of sockeye into Chilkoot Lake kept commercial fishermen busy and swamped subsistence nets in the past week. About 40,000...

 

Charlie Jimmie was image of Alaska to outside world

Haines cultural and dance leader Charlie Jimmie, 84, died Friday in the Alaska Native Medical...

 

Work starts on replacing steel bridge

Motorists traveling on the Haines Highway should be extra alert around 26 Mile Haines Highway, where construction on the state’s Klehini River...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 14, 2016

Assembly dumps tour tax vote

Going against the recommendation of its own committee, the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday decided not to ask voters about repealing the town’s 1...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

A vote for agencies to determine Tier 3

While its members can’t decide if they support designating the Chilkat River as an Outstanding National Resource Water, the Upper Lynn Canal Fish...

 

Blackwell logged, owned restaurant

Dan Blackwell, a trucker, logger, and restaurateur died June 7 at Wildflower Court in Juneau of hear...

 

Duly Noted

Neil Strauss, former New York Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, and Ear Magazine writer and author of several New York Times best sellers, brought a group...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 16, 2016

Gillnetters expect improved prices

For commercial fishermen in Lynn Canal this year, size matters. Department of Fish and Game biologist Mark Sogge said sockeye salmon returning to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 16, 2016

Fair, fishermen attempt largest salmon barbecue

How do you serve salmon dinner to 2,000 people? Start well in advance, but wait to the last minute to get your fish. Deana Stout started weeks ago,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 9, 2016

Bike relay gear: For some teams, it's glitter

While some cyclists are stocking up on protein bars and extra water bottles for the upcoming 24th Annual Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay, the...

 

Photos, scarves at First Friday

Following the 2014 success of his Six-Week Spotlight exhibit “Chilkat Beach in Monochrome: Landscape Studies in Black and White,” Haines...

 

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