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 Print Edition    August 28, 2014 

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 By Tom Morphet    News    August 28, 2014 

New staff at school bring wide experience

Greg Brittenham, a nationally recognized conditioning coach who worked 20 years for the New York Knicks, will be leading physical education classes...

 By Tom Morphet    News    August 28, 2014 

Police mum on death

Haines Borough police have released no official information about what caused the death of resident George Edwards. Edwards,51, was found dead at his...

 Opinion    August 28, 2014 


Joe Parnell’s column this week is a paid advertisement because Parnell is now a candidate for local office. During a political campaign, the...

 Letters    August 28, 2014 

Friends brighten public library

Patrons of the library have responded favorably to the new glass door in the reading room, which has replaced the solid one leading to the patio. It...

 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 28, 2014 

Duly Noted

Sylvia Louise Loewen was born 11:20 p.m. Aug. 4 at Cornell Presbyterian Hospital in New York City to parents Rosalie and Reuben Loewen. She weighed 8...

 By Karen Garcia    News    August 21, 2014

Locals buck state trend on oil vote

In Tuesday’s primary election, Chilkat Valley voters overwhelmingly supported repealing the state’s oil tax structure, diverging from voters state...

 News    August 21, 2014

'White Fang Night'

The second annual celebration of “White Fang” will include storytelling about the making of the film in Haines, 3 p.m. Aug. 30 at Dalton City’s...

 Letters    August 21, 2014

Borough's appetite just keeps growing

Our Haines Borough has turned into this giant amoeba. Nothing impedes its growth. The employees, facilities and services just keep multiplying. At...

 Letters    August 21, 2014

Summer theater memories

The Summer Youth Theater Conservatory was a remarkable experience. Sixteen exceptionally talented children created an enjoyable and challenging play...

 Letters    August 21, 2014

Arts center starts into upgrades

The Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for their mini-tech grant to help us...

 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...

 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly ranks grant requests by non-profits

Members of a Haines Borough Assembly ad hoc committee will decide on 11 applications from local nonprofits requesting more than $127,000 in borough...

 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...

 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Watershed council won't review mine

The Takshanuk Watershed Council apparently won’t facilitate stakeholder meetings and community forums on the potential development of a mine near 40...

 News    August 7, 2014

Local grants offered

Organizations seeking grants from the Chilkat Valley Foundation have until Sept. 30 to apply for this year’s funding cycle. For the sixth year, the...

 Obituaries    August 7, 2014

Streu remembered as active, strong in faith

Helen Streu, a stalwart member of the Catholic Church, died July 21 of lung cancer at her home in Ha...

 Opinion    August 7, 2014


At a workshop Tuesday, Haines Borough Assembly members pondered $21 million they need to raise to replace the sewage treatment plant, expand the boat...


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