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 Opinion    November 20, 2014 

Editorials

Christmas lights already strung around town are a welcome sight. It’s been gray around here since June and the weatherman says we’re in for more....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Summit to explore fix of Lutak Dock

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa is bringing a facilitator from the University of Alaska Anchorage to Haines Dec. 4-5 to help “facilitate the conve...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 13, 2014

Assembly opposes Juneau road plan

The Haines Borough Assembly is remaining firm in its opposition to the proposed East Side Lynn Canal Highway. The assembly voted 5-0 at its Oct. 28 me...

 
 News    November 6, 2014

Second, full-time reporter starts; KHNS holds fund drive

Emily Files, the new, full-time reporter at public radio station KHNS, arrived in Haines this week...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    November 6, 2014

Arts Outlook

River Talk returns to center Nov. 20 The “Chilkat Chit Chat Cafe” is reopening for this season’s River Talk program 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 30, 2014

Egan, Williams vie to represent Haines in Senate

Incumbent Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Tom Williams, R-Juneau, are squaring off to represent Senate District Q in the Alaska Legislature, but Willi...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 30, 2014

Charter rule blocks Schnabel from job

Former Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel applied for the municipality’s community and economic development director position this week,...

 
 Opinion    October 30, 2014

Editorial

If you think voting doesn’t change anything, consider the money spent in the past few months to influence how you mark your ballot. Between the Augu...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014

Heli-ski event seeking extra area

A worldwide ski and snowboard competition affiliated with Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures has applied to hold an event in Haines, and is...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 23, 2014

Foes dominate Juneau Road hearing

Opponents of the East Side Lynn Canal Highway, also known as the Juneau Road, outnumbered the project’s advocates five to one at last week’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 23, 2014

Sockeye surge, hatchery chum buoy gillnetters

An unexpected surge of Chilkoot-run sockeye, stable prices and hatchery chum catches helped make the 2014 commercial gillnet fishery another lucrative...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 16, 2014

KHNS will add 2nd full-time reporter

Public radio station KHNS will employ a second, full-time reporter starting Nov. 3, staff reported at the station’s annual membership meeting Sept....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 2, 2014

DOT: Road will boost economy

After crunching numbers, updating studies and considering an additional alternative, the Alaska Department of Transportation is still convinced buildi...

 
 News    October 2, 2014

Suicide prevention class

Haines school counselor Lindsey Moore and Lynn Canal Counseling Service case manager Kelsey Taylor attended the second annual training workshop for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 25, 2014

Assembly hopefuls sound alike at 1st forum

Four candidates for Haines Borough Assembly sounded more alike than different at Monday’s forum sponsored by We the People’s Haines chapter....

 
 Letters    September 25, 2014

Thanks for movement class

Last week the Children’s Reading Foundation of Haines (CRFH) sponsored two classes with Christine Roberts, founder of Nurturing Pathways. Christine...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 18, 2014

DOT plan for region under fire

More than 50 people turned out at a public meeting last week to hear the Department of Transportation’s explanation for pursuing the Juneau Access...

 
 Letters    September 18, 2014

Feldman's service will be missed

Thank you, Dr. Len Feldman, for your years of service to our community, especially your service as medical director and physician for Lynn Canal...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    September 11, 2014

Chilkat king return looks like record low

Preliminary numbers suggest king salmon escapement to the Chilkat River will be the lowest since records have been kept in 1991. This year’s return...

 
 Obituaries    September 11, 2014

Constance Griffith, community volunteer, dies at 90

Former resident Constance Foster Griffith, 90, died from progressive supra-nuclear palsy on Sept. 2...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014

Disc golf played on glacier

On behalf of all of the participants of the Raven’s Bowl disc golf tournament, we would like to thank Robert Murphy and Alaska Excursions for...

 
 Letters    September 11, 2014

Sourdough Slim show was a hit

Oh, what a time we had!  The Foundation for the Chilkat Center fundraiser, featuring Sourdough Slim, was a huge success! It could not have been...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Grants to nonprofits $94K, lowest since '09

The Haines Borough Assembly last week authorized $94,300 in funding for local nonprofits, nearly $33,000 less than the amount requested and the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    September 4, 2014

Arts center reaches $200K goal for theater upgrades

After receiving an $85,800 grant two weeks ago, the Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts has reached its $200,000 fundraising goal for its...

 
 News    September 4, 2014

Comment to DOT on ferry, road plan

Residents wishing to weigh in on the state’s recently-released draft Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan are invited to an open house, presentation...

 

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