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 Letters    January 15, 2015

Mosquito Lake School a valuable asset

As a longtime resident, I am amazed and concerned that the borough is trying to dispose of the Mosquito Lake School, for three reasons: The school...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    January 15, 2015

Strong boosted village activities

Klukwan residents said they would remember Fred Strong for his smoked salmon, gentle good humor,...

 
 By Christian Woodard    Duly Noted    January 8, 2015

Duly Noted

Services were held Saturday for lifelong resident Fred Strong, who died at his Klukwan home Dec. 28. He was 62. Strong worked as a truck driver and co...

 
 Letters    January 8, 2015

Letters to the Editor

Explanation of wooden cut-outs I wanted to set the record straight on why there have been wooden, cut-out animals in front of the borough office. A...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 8, 2015

Mazeikas wins national honor for village campaign

A Haines woman who heads up a regional domestic abuse education and prevention program recently won national recognition for her efforts. Jackie...

 
 Blotter    January 8, 2015

Police Report

Monday, Jan. 5 A motorist reported colliding with a moose at 15.5 Mile Haines Highway. The driver was uninjured and the moose had run off but the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 18, 2014

Crime, weather left mark on 2014

The Haines Borough, its school and police department, came under new management in 2014, a year marked by lopsided weather patterns, infrastructure...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    December 18, 2014

Duly Noted

Nate and Michelle Webb were married at Sedgely Place in Greene, Maine, on Nov. 8. The 17th-century inn was filled with about 70 guests, including...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 11, 2014

Residents rally to keep school building

Saying they were shocked to recently learn that the Haines Borough might sell Mosquito Lake School, upper valley residents – including young parents...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Chilkat tribe honors Hotch for legacy of leadership

Klukwan elder Joe Hotch has a new jacket. It's black, with yellow embroidery that reads "Chilkat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 4, 2014

Borough to await state's lead on pot

The Haines Borough is waiting for the state to take the lead on how marijuana dispensaries and grow operations will be regulated following the...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    News    November 27, 2014

Duly Noted

Leo Randal Nash was born 2:27 a.m. on Nov. 17 at Riverbend Hospital in Springfield, Ore., to parents Emma and Carl Nash. Leo weighed 8 pounds, 2.4...

 
 Letters    November 27, 2014

Foundation boosted heritage center

I am writing to express my appreciation to all the people who have donated to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation. I attended the CVCF gathering...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 20, 2014

Class plumbs history of village at Klucktoo

Local histories of a Native village known as Klucktoo say it was destroyed by a mudslide in the 1890s and abandoned, but a recent review of historic...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 20, 2014

Speakers win 2 events at Wrangell

The Haines Glacier Bards picked up steam at their Drama, Debate and Forensics meet last weekend in Wrangell, finaling with five pieces and claiming...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 13, 2014

New home for a mom on wheels

Chun Williamson thanked John Katzeek for the keys to her new home Friday, and told him he could bring her a burger. It was an old joke between...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 6, 2014

Valley voters: Pot, Begich, wage hike

Haines and Klukwan residents voted with the rest of Alaska on three ballot measures in Tuesday’s general election, but diverged on who should assume...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 6, 2014

Two firsts for bards at DDF tourney

Haines High’s Drama, Debate and Forensics team earned two first-place finishes at its home competition Oct. 24-25 when seven schools and more than...

 
 Obituaries    November 6, 2014

Belle Laing's life of adventure led to Haines

 Belle Laing, 87, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Oct. 21 at an assisted living...

 
 Obituaries    October 30, 2014

Jones was operator, optimist

Stacie Turner will remember her mother, Rowena Jones, a heavy equipment operator and clerk at the fo...

 
 Blotter    October 30, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Oct. 27 A Klukwan resident reported seeing a flare in the sky across the river. Troopers were advised. A resident living near Fourth Avenue...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 23, 2014

Village heritage center aims for May 2016 opening

Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center executive director Lani Hotch told a crowd at the project’s annual benefit dinner Friday she hopes to open the doors...

 
 News    October 23, 2014

Guides to offer village tour next year

Chilkat Guides will partner with Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center to offer upwards of 40 cruise-based tours at Klukwan next summer. The partnership...

 
 News    October 2, 2014

Changes at Klukwan School

Klukwan School students have rafted the Chilkat River and helped butcher a moose since classes started Aug. 25. The school, with 13 students,...

 

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