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Planners throw out rock-haul permit

Roger Schnabel’s planning commission rock quarry permit needs to be thrown out by the assembly! The permit has serious flaws, planning commission...

 

Duly Noted

Rhonda and Rod Hinson are back from volunteering at the start of the Yukon Quest, the 1,000-mile international sled dog race between Fairbanks and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

State Parks fields gate questions

Why the state Division of Parks recently built a gate on the Chilkoot River Road remains clouded. Amid questioning last week by the Haines Borough...

 

Ski club ready to set trails around valley

After last week’s significant snowfall, local cross-country skiers and winter hikers are ready to hit the backcountry trails, and the Haines Ski...

 

Another broken leg, another hunter rescued

Another mountain goat hunter was airlifted off a ridge just northeast of Chilkoot Lake after he slipped and broke his leg Friday. This is the second...

 

Salmon harvest value rises

The value of salmon caught by gillnetters in the Lynn Canal rebounded this year from a major 2015 drop. In 2014, gillnetters in the north and central...

 

Unit 1D goat area narrows

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game closed the mountain goat hunting season for two segments of the Takshanuk Mountain Range earlier this week....

 

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...

 

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