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 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....

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    November 26, 2015

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...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    October 29, 2015

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...

 
 Letters    October 22, 2015

Please respect bears at Chilkoot

Did you see the picture in the Chilkat Valley News recently of the fishermen fishing elbow to elbow on the Chilkoot River? What I didn’t see was...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    September 24, 2015

Police Blotter

Monday, Sept. 21 A caller reported someone stole her purse and phone at a local bar. The woman said she didn’t want to press charges, but just...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    September 24, 2015

Duly Noted

Julie Rae and Jan McPhetres recently returned from a challenging tour of the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. Rae and McPhetres completed eight...

 
 Blotter    September 17, 2015

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 14 A caller reported a person driving without a license. Officers were advised. A Deishu Drive resident reported a person trespassing on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 10, 2015

Rep. Kito gives view of state ferries, budget, oil taxes

Residents should expect more dramatic cuts to the ferry system starting in July 2017, state Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, said during a recent visit here....

 
 Letters    September 10, 2015

AMG donated a perfect kayak trip

Alaska Mountain Guides donated a perfect kayak outing for Haines Big Brothers Big Sisters participants. Guides Caroline Hankins, Connor Harrington,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 20, 2015

Chilkoot bear scene 'worse than a zoo'

By Tom Morphet Crowding, garbage and careless behavior became so prevalent at Chilkoot River during last weekend’s Dominion Day holiday that some...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    August 20, 2015

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 17 A caller reported a bear spread trash from a nearby trailer park all across her property. She asked the responsible party be notified...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    August 13, 2015

Police report

Monday, Aug. 10 A 17 Mile Haines Highway resident reported someone was walking around his house taking pictures. Haines Borough assessors are working...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    August 6, 2015

Biologist to speak at 2nd bear fest

The second annual Haines Celebration of Bears, an educational effort aimed at protecting bears by educating people, will include programs for youths...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    July 30, 2015

Facebook photos out alleged thieves

A Haines woman fed up with thefts from her local business recently decided to hold the thieves accountable by setting up security cameras, snapping...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 16, 2015

Russell takes helm as new park ranger

Travis Russell figures serving as state park ranger in Haines involves three seasons: summer, bald...

 
 News    July 2, 2015

Haines 4th of July Festivities

Oh, say can you see: Fireworks are back The rockets’ red glare returns this year with a fireworks display that will be shot off Port Chilkoot Dock s...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 2, 2015

Duly Noted

Costumed guests gathered for Annette Smith’s gold rush-themed birthday party Thursday at Ted and Mimi Gregg’s house. The party included an...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Drop in salmon prices a blow to fleet

A major drop in prices paid to fishermen soured the opening week of the Lynn Canal commercial gillnet season. Blame it on a storm in the global...

 
 Blotter    June 25, 2015

Police Report

Monday, June 22 A Tower Road resident reported someone stole approximately 200 gallons of heating fuel over the past month. Police are investigating....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 18, 2015

Drop in gas price should boost independent visitors

Low gas prices could help boost numbers of independent visitors to Haines this summer to the highest numbers in years, but some of the anticipated...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    June 18, 2015

Police Report

Monday, June 15 A Main Street resident reported an intoxicated person loitering and drinking beer in their apartment building’s stairwell, even...

 

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