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Duly Noted

An adorable Canadian visitor was in Haines earlier this month. Randy Miner discovered a ground squirrel under his welding shop garage at Fort Seward....

 

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 15 Police responded to an intrusion alarm at a 0 Mile Haines Highway business. The building was secure. An out-of-town resident reported...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 11, 2016

Public Works chief Borders retires

It’s not yet 5 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the Southeast Alaska State Fair. There are no cars on the roads. Except for laughter and the sound of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 11, 2016

Record surge for Chilkoot sockeye

One of the largest surges of sockeye into Chilkoot Lake kept commercial fishermen busy and swamped subsistence nets in the past week. About 40,000...

 

Charlie Jimmie was image of Alaska to outside world

Haines cultural and dance leader Charlie Jimmie, 84, died Friday in the Alaska Native Medical...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident Jessie Babette Miller of San Francisco said she was so surprised to win the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s drawing for a Toyota...

 

Injured guide identified

Alaska Mountain Guides co-owner Sean Gaffney declined to provide additional details about a June 18 accident that sent an off-duty guide to Seattle...

 

Duly Noted

Haines students Dylan Chapell, Brennan Palmieri, Mark Davis, Yzella Miramontes, and Hannah and Haley Boron attended the two-week Sitka Fine...

 

4th of July Schedule

Saturday, July 2: Red, White & Blue Stroke Play Tournament, 10 a.m., Valley of the Eagles Golf Links Fire Department Barbecue, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,... Full story

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016

Off-trail hike leads to fall, rescue

Private businesses, government agencies and local volunteers participated in a joint rescue effort at Chilkoot Lake Saturday after a woman hiking up...

 

Duly Noted

Neil Strauss, former New York Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, and Ear Magazine writer and author of several New York Times best sellers, brought a group...

 

Thanks for mountainside rescue

On Saturday, June 18, one of our first-year guides was exploring Chilkoot Lake on a personal trip. She was hiking up one of the creeks on the east...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 16, 2016

Gillnetters expect improved prices

For commercial fishermen in Lynn Canal this year, size matters. Department of Fish and Game biologist Mark Sogge said sockeye salmon returning to the...

 

Duly Noted

Nick Oddo and Faith Tuohy were married Friday afternoon at Picture Point. “The skies just opened up. It was amazing,” Faith said. Magistrate John...

 

Police Report

Monday, May 30 A caller asked for help with a person regarding mental issues. Police responded and took the person to the clinic. A caller reported a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 7, 2016

Draft budget balanced with $400K in savings

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan last week released his $12.3 million draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes cutting the...

 

Duly Noted

Maggie Rae Martin is selling three of the turkeys that have been making mischief around town. Maggie said her family keeps all kinds of birds –...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    March 24, 2016

John Schnabel dies at 96

NOTE TO NON-SUBSCRIBERS: THIS WEEK'S NEWSPAPER, INCLUDING THE JOHN SCHNABEL OBITUARY, AVAILABLE FOR...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 4, 2016

Chilkoot Road transferred to Parks

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources this week officially assumed control of the mile-long Chilkoot River Road, paving the way for construction...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 7, 2016

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 4 A company requested police help with retrieving their property from another local business. An officer stood by in the area. Sunday, Ja...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 17, 2015

Year marked by citizen involvement

Heightened citizen participation marked 2015, a year in which residents challenged municipal leaders on a range of issues, and seemingly small...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 10, 2015

Ryan among 7 manager hopefuls

Haines Borough public facilities director Brad Ryan is among seven candidates who submitted applications for the interim manager position by the Dec....

 

Duly Noted

James Boon Ackerman was born Nov. 19 at Anchorage’s Alaska Native Medical Center to parents Sue and Tim Ackerman. James weighed seven pounds and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 29, 2015

Value of salmon fishery plummets

Smaller salmon, fewer of them and reduced prices paid by buyers dropped the gross value of the Lynn Canal gillnet harvest to its lowest point in at...

 

Duly Noted

Deborah Vogt was one of 17 Alaska residents chosen through Pick.Click.Give.’s “Double Your Dividend” sweepstakes to win an extra Permanent Fund...

 

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