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 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

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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

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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...

 
 Letters    July 3, 2014

Proud to see Haines boat at Celebration

I was very proud of the Haines/Klukwan canoe, when they came into the 2014 Celebration. I am just old enough to remember the last of the old-time dug...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 19, 2014

Gillnet opener 'fairly good'

Commercial fishermen reeled in a “fairly good showing” of hatchery chum on the south end of the Lynn Canal gillnet fishery during the two-day...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 12, 2014

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Former resident Sherry Takala died June 5 at her daughter’s home in Asotin, Wash. Sherry is the former owner of Noah’s Art, a beached barge in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 5, 2014

Ski club seeking money for track machine

The Haines Ski and Hike Club is looking to the Haines Borough for help in expanding its winter track-setting operations.   Club members approached...

 
 News    May 22, 2014

Chilkoot eulachon run estimated at 3.4 million

An estimated 3.4 million eulachon returned to Chilkoot River May 5-9, according to research by Takshanuk Watershed Council and the Chilkoot Indian Ass...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 15, 2014

Park ranger position open after Kroes promotion

Ranger Preston Kroes gave notice last month that he’d be leaving the position in May or early June to take the chief ranger position in state parks...

 
 Blotter    May 8, 2014

Police Report

Monday, May 5   A 911 caller near 27 Mile Haines Highway reported a toddler had locked himself in the bathroom. Troopers responded.   Police...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 1, 2014

Arts Outlook

Classical guitarist to play Classical guitarist Dimitris Kotronakis will be showing off his lightning-fast style at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    May 1, 2014

Wild Things

The annual herring run in Mud Bay started in earnest Sunday, with residents using canoes, driftnets and throw nets to haul in buckets full of the...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 24, 2014

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Grace Marie Pamela Comstock was born 12:19 p.m. Easter Sunday at the SEARHC Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka to parents Gina and Korey Comstock. She...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly OKs 2 river tour permits

On 5-1 votes, the Haines Borough Assembly approved a new tour permit for Haines Rafting Co. and expanded tours for Rainbow Glacier Adventures at its...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 10, 2014

State triples bag limit for kings

Southeast fisheries biologists expect a strong return of king salmon this season, and bag and possession limits for Alaska residents are increasing...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 10, 2014

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Daniel Johnston is back in Haines after a five-month trip that included two-month stays in India and Sri Lanka. He kicked off his trip with a visit...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    April 3, 2014

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Jackie Haddock-Swift and Scott Brewington returned from their Las Vegas honeymoon, during which they stayed at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, met a drug...

 
 Obituaries    March 20, 2014

Arbuckle a founder of Covenant Life

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, March 23 at the Covenant Life Center tabernacle for...

 
 Blotter    March 20, 2014

Police Report

Monday, March 17    A caller reported a runaway juvenile, who was later located by police and returned to her residence.      A person...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 6, 2014

Heli-ski firms: Open more area for 'event'

Two local heli-ski companies are asking the Haines Borough to temporarily open nearly 10,000 acres of terrain closed to the sport for a month-long...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 6, 2014

Picture Point elements cost twice the money available

A cost estimate for the Picture Point Wayside project has come in at roughly $730,000, more than double the amount of grant money available for improv...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 27, 2014

Summit to provide business outlook

More than 50 speakers representing 19 segments of the Haines economy are slated to present at the Haines Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 20, 2014

Planners reject townsite ATV park

The Haines Borough Planning Commission decided last week Haines can’t accommodate a motorized ATV park in the townsite, with several commission...

 

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