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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 23, 2017 

Valley teams winning early at Medal tourney

At press time Wednesday, teams from the Chilkat Valley were undefeated after five games at Juneau’s Gold Medal Basketball Tournament. The Haines...

 
 By Leigh Horner    Duly Noted    March 23, 2017 

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Tom True, 67, died in Sitka on Tuesday of Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). True worked 30 years as an immigration inspector and customs agent at the U.S....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 16, 2017

Plumbing the literary depths of ice-fishing

I wasn’t born a fisherman, but in Alaska it’s easy to become one. I drove up to Mosquito Lake Saturday to join an ice-fishing outing organized by...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 2, 2017

Stuart, Hotch win valley's bees

After 10 rounds, fourth-grader Willa Stuart took the top prize at the Haines School Spelling Bee Friday, correctly spelling “concussion” to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 23, 2017

Trying to save every last Chilkat king salmon

Biologists are considering unprecedented fishing restrictions this summer to protect a feeble return of king salmon to Chilkat River estuaries....

 

Match to double donations

Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation, is kicking off its 2020 Matching Funds Campaign, a four-year...

 

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Eden Serene Del Prete was born Jan. 6 at Bartlett Regional Hospital to Shannon and Andrew Del Prete. She and weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz. and measured 19.25...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 12, 2017

Cheaper internet in the works

Alaska Power and Telephone customers will soon get faster Internet speeds and be able to transfer more data, thanks to the fiber optic line that runs...

 

Lende, Hotch win awards from governor

Two longtime Haines and Klukwan leaders are recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. Heather Lende won a...

 
 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...

 

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Molly Frances Dorn was born Dec. 9 at Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Eliza and Dr. Justin Dorn. She weighed 6 lbs., 15 oz. and measured 29...

 

Becky's Place: Nonprofit offers shelter to abused

Jackie Mazeikas remembers walking around Haines, questioning people about something nobody here wanted to talk about. Women were being assaulted and s...

 

Fort Seward's new art piece aims to slow sands of time

One of Haines’ newest public art pieces is an interactive work that combines glass, steel, stone and even the contemplative sands of time. The...

 

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Colleen June McGuire was born Nov. 14 to Sally Boisvert and Raphael McGuire at Juneau’s Bartlett Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs., 2 oz. and measured...

 

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Deliah Kay Nash entered the world at Bartlett Hospital in Juneau at 4:18 a.m. on Nov. 1 to CaSandra Smith and Adrian Nash. Deliah weighed eight...

 

Visitors arrive for 22nd bald eagle festival

The Valley of the Eagles will live up to its name this month as more than 2,000 of our national birds congregate on the Chilkat River. The 22nd...

 

Clinton narrowly carries Haines

The Haines Borough chose Hillary Clinton by a margin of only four votes in Tuesday’s general election. Three-hundred seventy-four voters in...

 

Willard known for good humor and work ethic

Friends and family will hold a celebration of Lawrence Willard's life beginning at 10 a.m. Nov. 19...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    October 27, 2016

Faster internet in 2017

Alaska Power & Telephone plans to offer new internet packages to Haines in early 2017 because of increased speeds and capacity with the underwater...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 27, 2016

Fundraiser evening recaps heritage center's first summer

Officials with the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center “got it done enough to open May 14,” executive director Lani Hotch said Saturday. They are...

 

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Lawrence Willard, 75, died Sunday at his winter home in Lake Havasu, Ariz. Wife Shannon Willard said Lawrence was watching the Seahawks game and app...

 

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Kat and Ted Cheney welcomed a fifth member of their family, baby boy Taylor, on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital. Taylor...

 

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By Torrey Larson Chauncey Stigen and Nicole Comer were married last weekend in Brookshire, Texas. The ceremony was held on a 22-acre ranch outside of...

 

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