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 By Natalie Helms    News    September 22, 2016 

Klukwan students study insect science in Skagway

Nine students from the Klukwan School got their hands wet and their boots muddy as they did the work of professional entomologists Sept. 14 on a...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Assembly wants to rethink sales tax exemptions for nonprofits

How should the Haines Borough Assembly decide which nonprofit groups get breaks on paying Haines’ sales tax? That’s what the assembly members...

 

Hunter training and archery instruction courses offered

Kirk Lingofelt, statewide hunter education coordinator for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, will lead a hunter training program field day from...

 

Tlingit apps combine tradition and technology

The Sealaska Heritage Institute developed and released two free apps last week to help people learn the Tlingit language. According to a SHI press...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016

Two new teachers for Haines, Klukwan schools

The Haines Borough School District and the Chatham School District each have hired two new teachers for the 2016-17 school year. Alex Van Wyhe is the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 25, 2016

Haines opens with 241students; Klukwan School at 12

Students have returned to schools in Haines and Klukwan. The Haines Borough School District opened its doors for the 2016-2017 school year Tuesday....

 

Duly Noted

An adorable Canadian visitor was in Haines earlier this month. Randy Miner discovered a ground squirrel under his welding shop garage at Fort Seward....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    August 18, 2016

Only 1 in 10 cast votes in primary

Only about one in every 10 registered Haines voters turned out to cast their ballots in Tuesday’s statewide primary election, but those who did...

 

Duly Noted

Kimberly Chambers, 28, died Monday following an accident. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in Champagne, Y.T. The mobile mammography...

 

Charlie Jimmie was image of Alaska to outside world

Haines cultural and dance leader Charlie Jimmie, 84, died Friday in the Alaska Native Medical...

 

Duly Noted

Former resident Jessie Babette Miller of San Francisco said she was so surprised to win the Southeast Alaska State Fair’s drawing for a Toyota...

 

Apology for not consulting Frog House

On May 14, 2016, the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska repatriated two objects to the Chilkat Indian Village during the...

 

Duly Noted

The injured moose calf adopted by Kroschel Wildlife Center died Thursday. Steve Kroschel said the calf called Ladybug was eating and drinking from...

 

Duly Noted

Haines students Dylan Chapell, Brennan Palmieri, Mark Davis, Yzella Miramontes, and Hannah and Haley Boron attended the two-week Sitka Fine...

 

Researchers share early results

Alaska Natives who express a strong ethnic identity identify more strongly with clans they belong to than with their home communities, two...

 

Duly Noted

Neil Strauss, former New York Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, and Ear Magazine writer and author of several New York Times best sellers, brought a group...

 

Duly Noted

Nick Oddo and Faith Tuohy were married Friday afternoon at Picture Point. “The skies just opened up. It was amazing,” Faith said. Magistrate John...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 9, 2016

Kito only candidate to file for legislative seat

Barring a write-in campaign, Haines voters won’t have a choice about who represents them in the Alaska House of Representatives when the next...

 

Duly Noted

Joe Ordonez’s, “Where Eagles Gather: The Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve,” is featured with other recently published Alaska...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    June 9, 2016

Editorial

At 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, a woman apparently off the cruise ship used a cell phone to snap a selfie with the new fish carving at Old Haines Highway and...

 

Two observances honored fallen soldiers

I want to thank everyone who attended the memorial services Monday at Jones Point and Klukwan. A special thanks to our speaker Bill Thomas, Tom...

 

Klukwan School graduates 3

Preschooler David Hotch, eighth-grader Natalia Holcomb and high school senior Rachel Katzeek graduated during a ceremony Friday at Klukwan School....

 

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