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 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017 

August begins in record heat

Haines was hot this weekend, crushing heat records Aug. 5 and 6. According to the National Weather Service, the Haines airport reached 88 degrees...

 

Duly Noted

Nicole and David Lorentz welcomed baby girl Isla Faith at 7:26 p.m. Aug. 7 at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau. She was 19 inches long and weighed...

 

Duly Noted

Sidney Campbell, education and outreach coordinator at the American Bald Eagle Foundation, was featured on Wild Alaska Live on the BBC July 26. She sp...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 20, 2017

Athletes from Whitehorse to South Carolina compete in Haines

Haines athletes finished strong in the first Chilkat Challenge Triathlon Saturday. About 40 people from Haines, Whitehorse, Juneau, Anchorage,...

 

First triathlon big success

Nearly 40 athletes from Canada and Alaska participated in the first Chilkat Challenge Triathlon this past Saturday, July 15, celebrating the beauty an...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 13, 2017

Dwindling kings crimp subsistence

Closure of Chilkat Inlet to subsistence fishermen has been extended another week, due to a late and record-low showing of large kings moving into the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 13, 2017

Assembly favors taking ownership of bridge

The Haines Borough Assembly expressed support for taking over ownership and maintenance of a new bridge at Excursion Inlet to be built by the U.S....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 6, 2017

Fireworks bomb injures river guide

A river guide suffered severe facial injuries after approaching a homemade “sparkler bomb” while shooting off fireworks at Jones Point Monday...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Triathlon to celebrate river to debut July 15

The first Chilkat Challenge Triathlon will kick off Saturday, July 15 as competitors navigate a 35-mile course on boats, bicycles and foot. Registrati...

 

July Fourth fun prevails over rain

Mount Ripinsky runners climbed into the clouds and youths scrambled in wet grass at Tlingit Park during Tuesday’s Fourth of July festivities in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 29, 2017

Pine foliage disease apparently slowing

A foliage disease epidemic that killed shore pines near 10 Mile and other areas around Haines appears to have subsided, according to a U.S. Forest...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 29, 2017

Borough Digest

Maidy named to open seat on assembly The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday appointed resident Sean Maidy to an open assembly seat after members...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 29, 2017

Youths take to 'interactive room'

It doesn’t take long for children to figure out the “interactive room” at the Haines Sheldon Museum. During a break in youth summer camp Monday...

 

Independence Day Preview

Apple is America’s pie, but you’re in rhubarb territory This year’s Fourth of July is all about the pie. At nightly bingo games at the ANB Hall...

 

Duly Noted

Christina Baskaya is helping organize a Haines High School class of 1997 reunion. Events will include a Chilkoot Lake picnic, tour of the Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 22, 2017

Thorgesen: 'I don't like 'For Sale' signs going up unchecked'

Chris Thorgesen has heard a lot about himself lately. “I’ve heard I’ve got mafia ties, or that I’m a member of religious cult that’s taking...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 22, 2017

Kings dribbling in

Recent tracking efforts show low numbers of king salmon returning to Chilkat River, but definitive numbers won’t be known until about the Fourth of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 22, 2017

Gillnet season starts out strong

A healthy plug of chum salmon and an improved price over last season bolstered the opening week of the Lynn Canal drift gillnet season. Preliminary...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 15, 2017

Coho derby details rules

The Haines Sportsman’s Association has narrowed down details for a new coho salmon derby this fall. The group typically hosts a king salmon derby bu...

 

Duly Noted

Decades ago, Pat Egan was known locally as the RCMP from Yukon Junction, Y.T., who would ride his horse down Main Street in parades, wearing the tradi...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    June 8, 2017

Duly Noted

Aundrea Lang “Andy” Moore, 48, died May 29 in a car accident in Texas. Andy worked at the Halsingland Hotel and Fogcutter Bar in the early 2000s....

 

Chilkat Inlet bonfires at issue

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee brainstormed ideas to make beach bonfires safer, backtracking on an earlier position to leave development...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    May 11, 2017

Advisory committee endorses agency call on Tier 3

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee recommended at its April 27 meeting the state Department of Environmental Conservation take...

 

Don Petersen mined 45 years

Longtime Porcupine gold miner Don Petersen died May 1 following a fall at his Haines Highway home...

 

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