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 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

Duly Noted

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...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 10, 2014

Assembly OKs 2 river tour permits

On 5-1 votes, the Haines Borough Assembly approved a new tour permit for Haines Rafting Co. and expanded tours for Rainbow Glacier Adventures at its...

 
 Blotter    March 27, 2014

Police Report

Monday, March 24     Police cleared fallen rock from 1.5 Mile Lutak Road.     Police helped a motorist with a dead battery near 3 Mile Lutak Roa...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 13, 2014

Summit: Tourism, real estate sectors rebounding

Presenters at the Haines Chamber of Commerce “Economic Summit” Saturday reported a “considerable rebound” in the local real estate market and...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    March 13, 2014

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Ten Klukwan School students and chaperones Cynthia and John McFeeters, Carson Buck and Katherine Hotch recently returned from a Juneau ski trip. The...

 
 Obituaries    February 6, 2014

Stigen: Pilot, 'poetic working man'

Keith Stigen, a "poetic working man" who had careers in military and civilian aviation, died Jan....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 16, 2014

Sewer plant at top of borough's wish list

The Haines Borough’s capital requests “wish list” to the Alaska Legislature for the 2015 fiscal year looks about the same as last year’s...

 
 News    January 9, 2014

Skiers raise money to use course

Haines Ski Club officials this week said they hope to have a tracked, cross-country ski trail at the Valley of the Eagles Golf Links early next week,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 9, 2014

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Lindsay Johnson and Graham Kraft were married Dec. 27 at their property near Viking Cove. The bride, groom, and guests skied and snowshoed to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 19, 2013

In 2013, projects belied forecast

For the first time since the rebuilt Haines School was oriented toward Old Haines Highway in 2007, students could make it to the school along a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 14, 2013

Tourism bounces back after slow start

A cold spring brought a slow start to the 2013 tour season, but the season rebounded in July and August to finish with numbers on par with last year....

 
 Letters    October 31, 2013

Overwhelmed by surprise party

I am still ecstatic from the wonderful kindness showed me Sunday at my 90th birthday party. Thanks to Lisa Schwartz for organizing the entire event....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 17, 2013

Drop in chum price, harvest dampens gillnet year

Reports of record salmon harvests don’t extend to Haines. Lynn Canal gillnetters hauled in fish worth $9.28 million in 2013, down from about $15...

 

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