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 By Cynthia Allen    Duly Noted    March 26, 2015 

Duly Noted

Fred Shields and Greg Horner performed the song “Mr. Blue” at Sunday’s Northern Lights Showcase, a tribute to former resident DeWayne Blackwell,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

NSRAA cuts incubation boxes

Haines fishermen are questioning a recent decision by Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (NSRAA) to suspend a chum incubation-box...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015

King salmon rules tighten

Department of Fish and Game biologists this week outlined new restrictions on area fisheries aimed to protect the Chilkat king salmon return,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015

Can theater festival be revived?

A group of theater and arts supporters in Haines met Monday to discuss the viability of resurrecting the Alaska Community Theater Festival (ACTFEST),...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Can Chilkat king salmon be saved?

Fishing restrictions to protect dwindling numbers of Chilkat king salmon may be coming to the most...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 5, 2015

Again, preschool seeking new home

The Chilkat Valley Preschool’s plans to buy part of a building on Willard Street have fallen through due to zoning issues, preschool administrator...

 
 News    February 26, 2015

East-side road unsafe and expensive

Regarding Pat Kemp, my mother taught me not to say anything bad about people. In 27 B.C., the Roman Empire knew the necessity of roads to protect and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Actors stretch to present Irish drama 'Lughnasa'

Actors who will present “Dancing at Lughnasa” at the Chilkat Center next weekend say they’ve stretched for their roles. The two-act production...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 19, 2015

Solid, deep snowpack at upper elevations: good for ski season

Snow around town doesn’t look impressive, but at upper elevations where backcountry and heli-skiing occurs, conditions are the best they’ve been...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    February 12, 2015

Editorial

What makes a town a good place to live are a thousand small acts, all of them unselfish, like shoveling your neighbor’s sidewalk or giving some...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 12, 2015

DOT: Cut ferry day boat sailings -- Agency proposes $9 million in reductions

Reduced ferry funding scenarios proposed by transportation officials include eliminating dayboat service in Lynn Canal between July and September,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 5, 2015

Large timber sale offered on Klehini

The state has proposed a timber sale on 1,000 acres of Haines State Forest land in the upper valley, responding to an apparent improvement in the mark...

 
 News    February 5, 2015

LCC films focus on clean water

Lynn Canal Conservation is hosting a free series of films Saturday “devoted to the love and discovery of place and the people that work to keep...

 
 Letters    January 29, 2015

Foundation gave funds for center tables

The Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts is thankful for a grant we received from the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation to help purchase...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015

Residents celebrate, fret decision to halt Juneau road

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s recent decision to halt the Juneau Access project has some residents hopeful the new administration will pull the plug...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 29, 2015

Sonar fish camera slated for cut

A $100,000 sonar camera installed at the Chilkat Lake weir since 2008 will likely be mothballed this year by the Department of Fish and Game due to...

 
 News    January 29, 2015

Architect brought zeal to efforts

Last spring, Sue Luescher hosted the inaugural River Talk storytelling program at the Chilkat Center. The first River Talk of this season was held...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 15, 2015

Chilkat Center upgrades underway

The Chilkat Center stage area looked like a Christmas-morning living room Monday, stacked with empty boxes containing about $200,000 in electronic...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 15, 2015

Rasmuson at heart of museum's collection of local art

The Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center has acquired a $29,000 scrimshaw etching and a $6,000 portrait of Native elder Charlie Jimmie Sr. under grants...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 8, 2015

Hatchery chum bounty may slip

Though still early for predictions, a combination of market and supply issues may reduce local income from chum salmon, the species that drives the...

 
 News    January 8, 2015

Advisory committee to meet

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet in the Haines Borough Assembly chambers 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22. The agenda will...

 
 By Christian Woodard    News    January 8, 2015

Scott, longtime clinic administrator, retires after 20 years

After 20 years, Marcia Scott has retired as administrator at the Haines Health Clinic. Scott started as a receptionist in 1994, when the non-profit...

 
 News    January 8, 2015

Craney to staff LCC office, lead outreach

Katie Craney is Lynn Canal Conservation’s new conservation coordinator. She’ll be spokesperson for the group, with duties including membership...

 

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