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 By Natalie Helms    News    April 27, 2017 

Whales and nets: Are entanglements on rise?

About eight whales a year in Alaska are freed from fishing nets, crab pot lines and other marine equipment that threaten the animals’ survival....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 27, 2017 

Young actors will bring 'Mr.Toad' to Life

This year’s Summer Youth Theatre Conservatory students will perform “The Mad Adventures of Mr. Toad,” inspired by the popular children’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

Early data on goats presented

Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Kevin White presented Thursday preliminary findings of a seven-year study on regional mountain goat...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Statewide gathering of Legion next week

The Haines American Legion chapter will host Alaska’s 98th American Legion Department Convention April 27-29, bringing more than 95 people to town....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Mining steering committee plans forum on issues

A new mining steering committee recently organized by Takshanuk Watershed Council plans to educate the public through a “comprehensive and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 20, 2017

Fish habitat regulations a concern for advisory committee

Members of the Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee expressed support for more public notification of work impacting salmon habitat...

 

Schnabel most qualified candidate ever

  There are two good candidates for the Haines Borough manager position. I would like to highlight the qualifications and experience of one. Debra...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 6, 2017

CIA seeks to resume chum channel work

A local tribe is hoping to resume chum salmon enhancement work in the Chilkat River drainage discontinued by the Northern Southeast Regional...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 6, 2017

No funding in sight for Excursion bridge

A bridge at Excursion Inlet that connects the Ocean Beauty Seafoods cannery to its water source has been closed, with no funding for repairs in...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 6, 2017

Borough meetings on police service outside of townsite

A bridge at Excursion Inlet that connects the Ocean Beauty Seafoods cannery to its water source has been closed, with no funding for repairs in...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

Players to poke fun at Alaska Purchase

Do you wish you could have shared a meal with President Andrew Johnson, or toasted William H. Seward, the U.S. Secretary of State who arranged the...

 

Without mills, no market for timber sale

Boy, is Eric Holle out of touch with reality. The picture in Lynn Canal Conservation’s March 16 ad of a log ship loaded with unprocessed logs for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 23, 2017

Veteran actors team up in classic Neil Simon comedy

After years of producing “drama-dies” for Lynn Canal Community Players, director Tod Sebens decided it was time for a full-on comedy. Plus,...

 

Timber sales cost more than return

In your article regarding restored funding for the local forestry office, you quote my letter to state Reps. Parish and Ortiz, in which I state that...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 16, 2017

Forester job clears initial hurdlle

The state House of Representatives Finance Committee approved an amendment last week that could lead to funding for a nine-month forester position in...

 
 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 Tom Morphet    News    March 9, 2017

King closures extend south

Along with far-reaching restrictions on subsistence and commercial fishing in Lynn Canal, the state Department of Fish and Game also closed large...

 

Two plays in March: 'Compass,' 'Lovers'

March is a busy month for theater at the Chilkat Center. Two plays – a locally written, “grounded” musical fairy tale and a modern comedy –...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 2, 2017

Meeting seeks interest in Toastmaster's

Two meetings set for Wednesday, March 8 will discuss the possibility of launching a local Toastmaster’s Club in Haines. Toastmaster’s is a...

 
 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....

 

LCC doesn't take up recreation issues

Scott Sundberg’s letter on Feb. 16 strongly implies Lynn Canal Conservation involvement in the Parks and Recreation meeting involving winter...

 

Make committee more well-rounded

In the borough code, conflict of interest is defined as someone who would gain financially or have a special interest in a particular topic. In...

 

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