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 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...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    June 23, 2016 

Blackwell logged, owned restaurant

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

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 23, 2016 

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...

 
 News    June 2, 2016

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...

 
 Opinion    June 2, 2016

Editorial

Making a park of the Haines Borough lot at Main Street and Third Avenue may be a good idea, but we needn’t do it right now. The lot is already a de...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 26, 2016

Police Report

Monday, May 23 A caller asked for help relaying a message to a relative. Police didn’t have any contact information for the relative. A caller...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 19, 2016

Cabin cruiser stranded on sandbar

A cabin cruiser that ran aground on the Chilkat River flats Saturday apparently was refloated on a Sunday night tide. The vessel came to an abrupt...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    May 19, 2016

Police Report

Monday, May 16 A caller reported a hit and run accident in a Main Street business parking lot. An officer responded and initiated a case. Sunday, May...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 5, 2016

Second surge hikes eulachon count

The Takshanuk Watershed Council will be revising its estimate of the eulachon run to Chilkoot River following a resurgence of spawning there last...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016

Eulachon harvest up on Chilkoot, Chilkat

Subsistence fishermen who netted buckets of eulachon on the Chilkoot River late last week got another chance this week along the Chilkat, including...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 21, 2016

Duly Noted

Family members from overseas, Alaska and the Lower 48 will host a celebration of life for Ray Menaker 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at the Chilkat...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 14, 2016

Can log jams help build king salmon run?

State biologists and the Takshanuk Watershed Council believe “engineered log jams” placed at the head of sand bars can create overwintering...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    April 14, 2016

Duly Noted

Lindsey Moore and Sam Edwards were married April 10 at a friend’s home in Seattle. Lindsey’s parents Ruth and Rich Moore attended, as did her...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 31, 2016

State rejected 2 sites for Freeride ski event

In December, the Freeride World Tour’s request to access two sites outside of the borough-approved heli-ski map generated controversy, including...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    March 24, 2016

John Schnabel dies at 96

NOTE TO NON-SUBSCRIBERS: THIS WEEK'S NEWSPAPER, INCLUDING THE JOHN SCHNABEL OBITUARY, AVAILABLE FOR...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    March 24, 2016

Duly Noted

Christian Lende has landed a job as cook at a Quality Inn in Margaret River, West Australia, and plans to spend a year on the continent under a...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    March 17, 2016

Nash excelled in athletics, art

Friends and family members this week memorialized Aaron Nash as a standout artist, snowboarder,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 17, 2016

Planners balk at grant support

Takshanuk Watershed Council in partnership with the Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition is seeking a grant that would identify and catalog the ecolog...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    March 17, 2016

Duly Noted

Mayme Nickerson traveled to Klukwan this week from Klawock for the 40-day party for her late husband Donald Nickerson Sr. About 50-60 people attended...

 
 By Thomas C. Morphet    News    March 10, 2016

Citing king forecast; sportsmen cancel derby

For the second consecutive year, the Haines Sportsman’s Association has canceled its King Salmon Derby. The group’s decision became official at a...

 

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