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 By Tom Morphet    News    February 4, 2016 

Assembly to review Mosquito Lake School agreement

Haines Borough interim manager Brad Ryan and highway residents are endorsing an agreement for shared management of the former Mosquito Lake School....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 4, 2016 

Permit sought for hydro plant

A local developer has applied for a conditional use permit to build a $4-$7 million hydroelectric plant at Walker Lake, about 30 miles northwest of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 4, 2016 

Eagle dies despite rescue effort

A mature bald eagle rescued after an apparent fight with another animal near Klukwan died Tuesday at the American Bald Eagle Foundation. The small...

 
 Letters    January 28, 2016

Push for Tier 3 river rank is disturbing

I find the continued efforts to give the Chilkat River a Tier 3 designation disturbing on many levels. This idea has been brought to various boards...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 21, 2016

Group balks at 'Tier 3' endorsement for river

On a 6-5 vote, the Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee endorsed top-level protection for the Chilkat River Friday, then rescinded its...

 
 Letters    January 21, 2016

Committee acted without knowledge

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee passed a resolution of support for Outstanding Natural Resource Water status for the Chilkat...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 7, 2016

AIA archives a gift to be unwrapped

In the coming year, Sheldon Museum workers will begin sifting through the archives of Alaska Indian Arts, a collection of photos, filmstrips,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 17, 2015

Year marked by citizen involvement

Heightened citizen participation marked 2015, a year in which residents challenged municipal leaders on a range of issues, and seemingly small...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 17, 2015

Closed areas opened for freeride

Despite letters of opposition from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Chilkat Indian Village and numerous residents, the Haines Borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 17, 2015

State test results put math program in spotlight

School district officials said this week the preliminary statewide test results showing Haines students just above the state average for meeting...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 17, 2015

Former legislator seeks lobbyist job

The Haines Borough received only two applications for its $45,000 lobbyist position, including one from former state Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    December 17, 2015

Duly Noted

The Chilkat Thunder beat the Haines Packing Co. at the Men’s City League basketball championship Sunday night. The score was 107-75. Two other...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 10, 2015

DOT seeks a better embankment

The state Department of Transportation this week said it would pursue “vegetated river protrusions” as part of mitigation for the Haines Highway...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 3, 2015

assemblyman takes up museum name change

A tense exchange at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting revealed there may be more to the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center’s name change...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 3, 2015

Klukwan center nets $300K grant

Notification on Monday of a $300,000 “top-off” grant from the Murdoch Charitable Trust moves the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center another step toward...

 
 Letters    December 3, 2015

Use biomass grant to assess geothermal

Before we pay much more for the biomass, how about calling a couple of geothermal installers for estimates on heating Haines Borough buildings?...

 
 Letters    November 26, 2015

Tread lightly in the bald eagle preserve

Due diligence is especially required to ensure future generations enjoy the same benefits the Chilkat River corridor provides for both visitors and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    November 26, 2015

Duly Noted

James Boon Ackerman was born Nov. 19 at Anchorage’s Alaska Native Medical Center to parents Sue and Tim Ackerman. James weighed seven pounds and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 19, 2015

DOT: Plowing was an exception

Residents who turned out for Saturday’s bald eagle release at 19 Mile drove on plowed roads, but they shouldn’t expect such service on weekends th...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    November 12, 2015

Eagle preserve book takes stand on mine

Resident Joe Ordonez doesn’t duck conflict in his new book, “Where Eagles Gather: The Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, Haines,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Funding passes 'tipping point'; center to open May 14

By Tom Morphet A determination that federal trail-building funds could be used for a visitor’s center helped trigger funding that in mid-May will...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Hearing Wednesday on revised highway expansion

The state Department of Transportation will hold public meetings in Haines and Klukwan Oct. 28 on the draft revised environmental assessment of...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Committee brings on McDonough, Poinsette

Tim McDonough and Derek Poinsette were elected last week to the State’s Fish and Wildlife Upper Lynn Canal Advisory Committee. Five other seats on...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 22, 2015

Klukwan opens preschool

A new preschool program at Klukwan School has attracted between five and seven students and is a “win-win” for the Chatham School District,...

 

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