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Handmade lures catch kids and coho

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Haines wants to thank Alaska Department of Fish and Game and in particular, Rich Chapell and Lyndsey Hura, for partnering...

 

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Cross-country coach Chandler Kemp headed out of town last week. He’s returning to Palo Alto, Calif., where he works as a consultant on energy...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 7, 2017

Lynn Canal fishermen land record low sockeye harvest

Gillnetters have caught about 36,900 sockeye salmon in Lynn Canal so far this summer, the lowest harvest on record, according to preliminary Alaska...

 

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Suzanne and John Newton will be looking at different mountains soon. After 11 years in Haines, the couple is moving to Crossville, Tenn. The view...

 

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Lucas Mariner was born to Lexie and Stuart DeWitt Monday, Aug. 14 at 12:59 p.m. and weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces. He joins older siblings Charlie and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 10, 2017

Fourth Totem Trot Saturday

The Haines Sheldon Museum will host its 4th annual Totem Trot fundraiser Saturday, taking runners on a tour of the town’s totem poles. Participants...

 

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Nicole and David Lorentz welcomed baby girl Isla Faith at 7:26 p.m. Aug. 7 at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau. She was 19 inches long and weighed...

 

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Sidney Campbell, education and outreach coordinator at the American Bald Eagle Foundation, was featured on Wild Alaska Live on the BBC July 26. She sp...

 

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Hannah Thomas and Troy Clark were married 5 p.m. Saturday at Chilkat State Park’s beachfront pavilion. Preacher Sage Thomas, Hannah’s father,...

 

Hatchery chum harvest nears record

A near-record harvest of hatchery-raised chum salmon rocked the commercial fishery last week, but a paltry showing of Chilkoot Lake sockeyes is...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, July 4 A birth certificate found on Fourth Avenue was turned in to police. The owner was notified. A caller reported juveniles jumping off...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Winter, night service to be part of Uber, driver says

Alaska became the last state in the nation to allow transportation apps last month, and Uber was quick to roll into Haines. Gov. Bill Walker signed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 6, 2017

Parks committee seeks Mosquito Lake privy

The Haines Borough Parks and Recreation Committee recommended Thursday that borough staff work with the Division of State Parks to fund, install and...

 

July Fourth fun prevails over rain

Mount Ripinsky runners climbed into the clouds and youths scrambled in wet grass at Tlingit Park during Tuesday’s Fourth of July festivities in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    July 6, 2017

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Jessica Kenny, a Brown University classmate of Tia Heywood, stopped in for a daylong visit last week. She was aboard the Star Princess cruise ship in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 29, 2017

Chilkoot corridor job delayed to 2019

Construction of improvements along the Chilkoot River Corridor is on hold until 2019, state park ranger Travis Russell said this week. The delay is at...

 

Independence Day Preview

Apple is America’s pie, but you’re in rhubarb territory This year’s Fourth of July is all about the pie. At nightly bingo games at the ANB Hall...

 

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Christina Baskaya is helping organize a Haines High School class of 1997 reunion. Events will include a Chilkoot Lake picnic, tour of the Haines...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 22, 2017

Are there deer here?

Resident Alexis Dombrock said she was more than surprised to see a deer bound along Lutak Road near the ferry terminal on May 28. “I was in such a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 22, 2017

Gillnet season starts out strong

A healthy plug of chum salmon and an improved price over last season bolstered the opening week of the Lynn Canal drift gillnet season. Preliminary...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    June 1, 2017

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Nicole Stickler and David Lorentz were married Saturday afternoon, May 27, at the Letnikof beach pavilion. Jim Szymanski served as minister. The coupl...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 6, 2017

Budget: Use savings for economic group, 5th police officer

Haines Borough Interim Manager Brad Ryan on Tuesday proposed a budget for the coming year that relies on a hopeful projection of state support and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 6, 2017

Bat hunters scan skies for science on little-studied species

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is on the hunt for citizen scientists to track bats in the Chilkat Valley. “Bats in Alaska are a total...

 

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