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 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

DOT: Road will boost economy

After crunching numbers, updating studies and considering an additional alternative, the Alaska Department of Transportation is still convinced buildi...

 
 News    October 2, 2014

Changes at Klukwan School

Klukwan School students have rafted the Chilkat River and helped butcher a moose since classes started Aug. 25. The school, with 13 students,...

 
 News    October 2, 2014

Bag limits for coho doubled

The Department of Fish and Game this week doubled bag limits on coho fishing, citing one of the strongest Chilkat runs in recent years. Anglers can...

 
 Letters    October 2, 2014

Heliport site is unsafe

Thanks to Drew Degen for his commentary. No one makes compliments regarding Mr. Floreske and his business dealings with those unfortunate residents wh...

 
 Letters    October 2, 2014

Scouts thankful for tour

The Brownies, Juniors and Girl Scouts of Haines would like to thank Rainbow Glacier Adventures and Joe Ordonez for a fun afternoon of river rafting...

 
 Blotter    September 25, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 22 A caller on Piedad Road reported hearing gun shots. Police advised duck season was open and people were hunting near the river. A...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 11, 2014

Chilkat king return looks like record low

Preliminary numbers suggest king salmon escapement to the Chilkat River will be the lowest since records have been kept in 1991. This year’s return...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 11, 2014

Assembly moves toward creating motorized-use area

After rejection by the Haines Borough Planning Commission in February, plans for a motorized recreation area in the townsite have resurfaced at the ur...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 11, 2014

Duly Noted

Former resident Magi Hubert reports that Haines mountains appear in the music video “Arrows,” featuring Seattle-based band Fences, which teamed...

 
 Blotter    September 11, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 8 Police received a civil packet to serve on a Haines resident. An anonymous caller reported a person driving an ATV on the Chilkat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Proposal would change waste management

The Haines Borough is looking at getting into the waste management business. Assembly member Debra Schnabel recently submitted a draft solid waste man...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 4, 2014

New ranger hired for Haines-area parks, preserve

Thomas Kain is the new state parks ranger in Haines. Kain has worked for the Division of Parks in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Group wants rest room, sign, paving at Picture Point

Development of Picture Point is moving forward, with a topographical survey completed in July and grading of the parking area set for fall. The...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 4, 2014

Duly Noted

The Ducks Unlimited “Wall of Guns” fundraiser Aug. 23 netted about $13,000, said Haines chapter chairperson Jamie Knudsen. A name was picked from...

 
 Blotter    August 21, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 18 A caller reported someone had been using his vacant lot on Mud Bay Road for storage. Officers were advised. A person reported a black...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 14, 2014

Bear festival ready to go, with or without star attractions

On the eve of the Chilkat Valley’s first bear festival, one group of guests was conspicuous by its absence early this week: bears. “The bears...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Fabrizio prospected, helped build Buddhist monastery

The Tibetan Buddhist monks of Seattle's Sakya Monastery held prayer vigils for Jerry Fabrizio this...

 
 Letters    August 14, 2014

Chilkat River float trip was lots of fun

Thank you to Alaska Mountain Guides for the river float trip last Saturday. My brother and I have never done it before and it was lots of fun! We are...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 7, 2014

Duly Noted

Friends are invited to the 50-plus wedding anniversary celebration of Jean and Shel Scarrott at the American Legion Hall 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 24, 2014

Hawkweed on march, 'hell to pay'

Appearances can be deceiving when it comes to the sweet-smelling, colorful hawkweed spreading around Haines. The invasive flower is a pretty plant...

 
 Blotter    July 24, 2014

Police Report

Monday, July 21 An elderly woman died at a residence on Small Tracts Road. A person reported a water leak on Soap Suds Alley. Public works said they...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 17, 2014

Duly Noted

Timothy Mikael “JJ” Ackerman was born 1:24 a.m. July 8 at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage to parents Timothy James Ackerman and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 10, 2014

Duly Noted

About 25 people enjoyed clear skies on the community hike up Mount Ripinsky Sunday. Organized by the Sheldon Museum, the hike was led by veteran...

 

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