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 By Tom Morphet    News    June 23, 2016 

Price up, harvest low for fleet

Gillnetters are earning a little more for their salmon this season, but harvested fewer fish than expected during the season’s first opener. “On...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

A vote for agencies to determine Tier 3

While its members can’t decide if they support designating the Chilkat River as an Outstanding National Resource Water, the Upper Lynn Canal Fish...

 
 News    June 23, 2016 

Free workshop for festival skits

A free workshop led by Dan Henry July 7-9 aims at helping residents develop skits for September’s Historic Hysterics Skit Festival. The festival,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 23, 2016 

'Bully-proofing' workshops set

Bullying isn’t something that just happens in schools, or among middle-schoolers. And it doesn’t always look like a student being pushed into a...

 
 Letters    June 23, 2016 

Town, fleet came through with picnic

Thanks to the more than 2,000 residents, visitors, and KCIBR participants who attended the Community King Salmon Barbecue June 18 at the Southeast...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 16, 2016

Gillnetters expect improved prices

For commercial fishermen in Lynn Canal this year, size matters. Department of Fish and Game biologist Mark Sogge said sockeye salmon returning to the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 9, 2016

Hearings set on wood chip heat proposal

The Haines Borough School Board will meet at 7 p.m. on July 14 to hear a detailed presentation and ask questions about a proposal by borough consultan...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Blotter    June 9, 2016

Police Report

Monday, June 6 A person reported a brown bear in the woods near Cox Street. Dispatch forwarded the report to Fish and Game. A person reported a possib...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 2, 2016

A better environment is in the bag

Being environmentally conscious just got a little bit easier. Lynn Canal Conservation and Tracy Wirak’s fourth-grade class recently teamed up to...

 
 News    June 2, 2016

Camp fare: Sports, science, stage

Children’s librarian Holly Davis said a record 122 students have registered for the Haines Borough Public Library’s Summer Reading Program,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 26, 2016

Haines High School grads 'shake it off' at ceremony

Speaker Suzanne Newton urged graduates to make “glorious, fantastic mistakes” at the commencement exercises for Haines High School’s class of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 5, 2016

Chamber study quantifies nonprofit contributions

The financial impact of local nonprofits has come to the fore of political discussions in recent years, as state and federal funds dwindle and the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Opinion    May 5, 2016

Editorial

I participated in the 16 Mile cleanup Saturday. I wasn’t planning to spend an hour scooping bullet casings, metal junk and half-burnt copies of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    Duly Noted    May 5, 2016

Duly Noted

Stories and slides from the life of former publisher, assembly member and community activist Ray Menaker were shared at a Chilkat Center memorial...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016

Eulachon harvest up on Chilkoot, Chilkat

Subsistence fishermen who netted buckets of eulachon on the Chilkoot River late last week got another chance this week along the Chilkat, including...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Getting medieval: Players will stage black comedy

Amanda Randles has been scrounging around for bones lately. She needs a lot of them, as they’re a key plot element in “Incorruptible: A Dark...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 28, 2016

Young actors sought for summer theater camp

A production of Vera Morris’ “Fee Fi Fo Fum,” a romp through the Jack and the Beanstalk story, will cap the Lynn Canal Community Players’...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Mining exploration out for public review

The federal Bureau of Land Management this week opened the public comment period on a draft Environmental Assessment of Constantine Metal...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 28, 2016

Duly Noted

Nicole Horton Holm recently flew to San Diego, Calif., to pose in a patriotic outfit for Haus of Volta’s annual pin-up calendar. Haus of Volta is a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 21, 2016

Biologist: Sea star sightings a spring occurrence

A cluster of mature sea stars discovered last week near Paradise Cove came as a surprise to the family who came upon them, and to other longtime...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 14, 2016

Can log jams help build king salmon run?

State biologists and the Takshanuk Watershed Council believe “engineered log jams” placed at the head of sand bars can create overwintering...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 31, 2016

State rejected 2 sites for Freeride ski event

In December, the Freeride World Tour’s request to access two sites outside of the borough-approved heli-ski map generated controversy, including...

 
 News    March 31, 2016

Female bear harvest concerns biologist

A state biologist this week will ask residents to weigh in with suggestions of how to reduce the take of female brown bears in the area. Area...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    March 24, 2016

John Schnabel dies at 96

NOTE TO NON-SUBSCRIBERS: THIS WEEK'S NEWSPAPER, INCLUDING THE JOHN SCHNABEL OBITUARY, AVAILABLE FOR...

 

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