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 By Tom Morphet    News    October 23, 2014 

Sockeye surge, hatchery chum buoy gillnetters

An unexpected surge of Chilkoot-run sockeye, stable prices and hatchery chum catches helped make the 2014 commercial gillnet fishery another lucrative...

 
 News    October 9, 2014

Chilkoot park re-opens

Park ranger Tom Kain said the Division of Parks has re-opened Chilkoot Lake State Wayside to accommodate fall visitors. The campground will be open,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    October 9, 2014

Duly Noted

The Doddridge family’s pet bearded dragon lizard Sheika has been getting adventurous. Jessie Badger said the 15-inch lizard has twice shown up at he...

 
 Blotter    October 9, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 6 A caller in the Fort Seward area reported a bear had broken into a garbage containment building and made a mess. Police, wildlife...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    October 2, 2014

Duly Noted

Dr. Dan Hart retired from his raptor curator position at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. Chloe Goodson is the foundation’s new raptor curator....

 
 Blotter    September 11, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 8 Police received a civil packet to serve on a Haines resident. An anonymous caller reported a person driving an ATV on the Chilkat...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 4, 2014

New ranger hired for Haines-area parks, preserve

Thomas Kain is the new state parks ranger in Haines. Kain has worked for the Division of Parks in...

 
 Letters    August 28, 2014

Assembly rolls for corporate interest

It’s not unusual for the Haines Borough Assembly to balk when outside “big government” folks try to tell our community what to do. But...

 
 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 Tom Morphet    News    August 21, 2014

Festival highlights bear etiquette

Pepper spray is more effective during encounters with bears than guns, in part because most people aren’t ready to use a gun when a bear approaches,...

 
 Opinion    August 21, 2014

Editorial

The Haines Borough Assembly reversal last week of its tour moratorium at Chilkoot Lake reflects that the town hasn’t yet figured out its...

 
 Letters    August 21, 2014

Reconsideration action legitimate

At the Aug. 12 assembly meeting, Diana Lapham brought up a motion for reconsideration of a previous action that had delayed indefinitely a tour...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 21, 2014

Duly Noted

About 150 people attended a community reception for newlyweds Luke Hedrick and Sam Fink of Manhattan, N.Y. Saturday at Harriett Hall. The couple was...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 14, 2014

Assembly flip-flops on tour moratorium

A moratorium on Chilkoot River corridor tour permits ended Tuesday after the Haines Borough Assembly reversed its July 29 decision and issued a canoe...

 
 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...

 
 Blotter    August 7, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 4 A caller who asked why the border was closed was advised that those regulations were set by U.S. Customs. Police and fire crews...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 31, 2014

Assembly freezes Chilkoot tours

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 4-1 Tuesday to put a moratorium on commercial tour permits in the Chilkoot River corridor, following discussion of...

 
 Blotter    July 31, 2014

Police Report

Monday, July 28 A caller reported a sign posted on the corner of Third Avenue and Main Street violated election laws. Police told the caller the sign...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 24, 2014

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Reed Scott-Schwalbach and Chris Celauro married July 19 at the Fort Seward tribal house. Reed’s mother and Haines mayor Stephanie...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 10, 2014

Chum harvest spikes; red return strong on 2 rivers

The lead-up to Fourth of July proved a bounty for gillnetters in Lynn Canal, with 240 boats each averaging more than 1,600 chum or 7.4 tons of hatcher...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 19, 2014

Gillnet opener 'fairly good'

Commercial fishermen reeled in a “fairly good showing” of hatchery chum on the south end of the Lynn Canal gillnet fishery during the two-day...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 19, 2014

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Genny Szymanski and Harry Rietze were married at the Presbyterian Church Friday, followed by a waterfront reception at Letnikof Cove. Fisherman and fr...

 
 Blotter    June 19, 2014

Police Report

Monday, June 16     A caller in the Fort Seward area reported hearing a bear but not seeing it. He was told bears are an inevitable occurrence in...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    June 12, 2014

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Former resident Sherry Takala died June 5 at her daughter’s home in Asotin, Wash. Sherry is the former owner of Noah’s Art, a beached barge in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 1, 2014

Arts Outlook

Classical guitarist to play Classical guitarist Dimitris Kotronakis will be showing off his lightning-fast style at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the...

 

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