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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 
 By Amy Branner    News    March 26, 2015 

Elks Lodge building to be fitness center

Haines chiropractor Dr. Chris Thorgesen has purchased the former Elks Lodge building on Main Street and plans to transform it into a fitness center....

 
 Opinion    March 26, 2015 

Editorial

It’s good for the Haines Borough to mandate an application and review process for non-profits to qualify for a community service property tax...

 
 Letters    March 26, 2015 

Weather aside, hockey club grew

Spring is here and the skating season is officially over. Even with unpredictable weather, there was a great turnout with more skaters than ever. ...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 26, 2015 

Klukwan Chilkats fall to Hydaburg in Gold Medal final

A slow second half doomed the Klukwan Chilkats on Saturday in the “C” bracket final of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in Juneau. Hydaburg...

 
 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 Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015

Can theater festival be revived?

A group of theater and arts supporters in Haines met Monday to discuss the viability of resurrecting the Alaska Community Theater Festival (ACTFEST),...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Assembly: More work needed on tax-exempt rule

Nearly a dozen residents turned out at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting to roundly criticize an ordinance that would change how nonprofits...

 
 News    March 12, 2015

Three teams slated to play Gold Medal

The Gold Medal Basketball Tournament starts Sunday, March 15, at Juneau-Douglas High School and features three Chilkat Valley teams. The Klukwan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Again, preschool seeking new home

The Chilkat Valley Preschool’s plans to buy part of a building on Willard Street have fallen through due to zoning issues, preschool administrator...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 5, 2015

Did TV show exaggerate rarity, cash value of artworks? s

“Antiques Roadshow” overestimated the value and the rarity of two Tlingit masks that reportedly originated in the Chilkat Valley, according to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 26, 2015

Nonprofits: Tax change a squeeze

Leaders of local nonprofits say proposed changes to how their organizations apply and qualify for property tax exemptions would put financial and...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    February 26, 2015

Duly Noted

Friends and family gathered Feb. 14 for a celebration of the 95th birthday of John Schnabel, held at the Fort Seward Lodge. Grandson Parker Schnabel,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Highway schools at crossroads

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa directed Mosquito Lake School advocates in December to describe the future of the school in relation to Klukwan...

 
 Letters    February 19, 2015

Hooray for singular gender identity

Sometimes stories on the front page of the newspaper don’t reflect the truly significant developments in a community. I wonder, for example, how man...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Solid, deep snowpack at upper elevations: good for ski season

Snow around town doesn’t look impressive, but at upper elevations where backcountry and heli-skiing occurs, conditions are the best they’ve been...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 12, 2015

After nine rounds, Alten-Huber takes spelling bee title

Facing more than a modicum of competition, seventh-grader Aurora Alten-Huber won the 2015 Spelling Bee championship after several rounds of intense...

 
 Letters    February 5, 2015

New program focuses on purposeful play

The Children’s Reading Foundation of Haines brings to you a fun new program, “Play With Purpose.” This gathering will bring together parents...

 
 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...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 22, 2015

Duly Noted

The Haines School music department wants to make you a pizza for Super Bowl Sunday. School music director Kristy Totten said they are prepared to mak...

 
 News    January 15, 2015

Snowflake exhibit premieres January 23

The multi-media exhibit, “Snowflakes: Nature’s Dazzling Design,” opens at the Sheldon Museum 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23. The exhibit includes...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    January 8, 2015

Swim coach, teacher traded southern roots for adventure

At a college party in Midgeville, Ga., seven years ago, a friend of Robert Butker’s introduced him to Courtney Hunt. Later, through the same...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 8, 2015

Duly Noted

Services were held Saturday for lifelong resident Fred Strong, who died at his Klukwan home Dec. 28. He was 62. Strong worked as a truck driver and co...

 

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