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 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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

State seeks to resume filling river at 19 Mile

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening its public comment period on a state plan to push...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Lien returns to Haines

Yukon Territory composer and pianist Matthew Lien returns to the Chilkat Center auditorium for a performance of original songs starting 8 p.m....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 26, 2015

Dwindling run triggers closures; king derby canceled

A declining Chilkat king salmon run has triggered the most restrictive fishing regulations in years and prompted cancellation of the annual Haines...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 19, 2015

Borough OKs deal to maintain new bridge

By Karen Garcia The Haines Borough Assembly last week voted to enter into an agreement with the state for replacement of the Klehini River bridge...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    February 12, 2015

Cardella lends knowledge to prep wrestling, music scene

By Lindsay Johnson Andrew Cardella was working on an organic citrus farm in Sicily when he decided to come to Alaska. Cardella was spending the winter...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 5, 2015

Duly Noted

By Cynthia Allen Leonitus Norman Swanson was born at 11:15 p.m., Jan. 21, at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau to parents Stephana and Kyler...

 
 Letters    January 29, 2015

Foundation gave funds for center tables

The Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts is thankful for a grant we received from the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation to help purchase...

 

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