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 By Karen Garcia    News    April 23, 2015 

Tlingit dance group revived

Former members of a Native dance group that disbanded in the 1990s have resurrected the group and are teaching traditional songs and dances weekly at...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    April 16, 2015

Editorial

Working on the Haines Visitor’s Guide this week made us think of using the town’s marketing slogan, “Adventure Capital of Alaska.” Including...

 
 Letters    April 16, 2015

Thanks to Woman's Club

Many thanks to the Haines Woman’s Club for its continuing support of early childhood education in our community! With its financial donation, plus...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Haines High grad True pens book on missionaries

Writing about another culture isn’t like putting a butterfly under a microscope. That’s the underlying lesson of “Masters and Students,” a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Preschool may stay put, after all

Chilkat Valley Preschool leaders have told Haines Borough officials they may be interested in the government gifting them the Human Resources...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

HARK garners most support from 'givers'

Nearly 400 Alaskans gave more than $20,000 to 10 Haines nonprofits this year through the state’s Pick.Click.Give program, which allows people to don...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    April 2, 2015

Activist Tuynman built career around art, community

In 1959, Carol Tuynman was a studious eighth-grader in a suburb of Rochester, N.Y., when her family made a summer trip to Alaska. Parents Louie and...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    April 2, 2015

Duly Noted

A fundraiser party was held Saturday for Scott Carey and Heidi Robichaud, who lost their storage and shop building to a fire on March 21. About 80...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Party for Lende's 3rd book

Haines author Heather Lende will hold a launch party for her new book, “Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer,”...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Legislator: Repeal program that funds artworks

The Alaska Legislature is considering eliminating a program that paid for much of the public art around Haines and provided work for local artists...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 2, 2015

Advice from afar for smell patient

A woman in Michigan reached out this week to Klukwan’s Dakota Strong, saying he may be suffering from a little-known smelling disorder for which she...

 
 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,...

 

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