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 Letters    April 16, 2015

Mine presentation a success

Thanks to all those that came out to last week’s mining information presentations in Haines and Klukwan. Both events were well-attended and we...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 16, 2015

Landing craft sold, will be ferry at Prince of Wales

A private, landing-craft ferry built for service in Lynn Canal is being repurposed as a ferry that will operate out of Prince of Wales Island. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 16, 2015

Worry: Trooper's trip may hurt enforcement

Haines’ sole wildlife trooper could be vacating town this summer, a possibility that has the Public Safety Commission concerned about enforcement of...

 
 News    April 16, 2015  
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Conservation groups appeal big timber sale

Lynn Canal Conservation and two other conservation groups on Monday appealed the state’s Baby Brown timber sale, a planned clearcut of about 900 acr...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 9, 2015

Mining forum digs into questions of regulation

Government mining agencies defended their regulation of the industry while watchdog and conservation group representatives said additional...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

State to begin work on ferry dock rebuild

The state last week began work on the new $15 million ferry dock, a project that will make the facility look like its Auke Bay counterpart in Juneau....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 9, 2015

HARK garners most support from 'givers'

Nearly 400 Alaskans gave more than $20,000 to 10 Haines nonprofits this year through the state’s Pick.Click.Give program, which allows people to don...

 
 News    April 9, 2015

Biologists make king closures official

The state Department of Fish and Game this week made official closures to conserve king salmon. The agency has outlined the closures in recent weeks....

 
 Letters    April 2, 2015

HARK event was fun, huge success

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank all those who attended, volunteered, and donated to our annual member meeting and “Spring...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 2, 2015

Mining experts to speak in valley

Four speakers with mining-related expertise will visit Haines and Klukwan next week for presentations and panel discussions on mining in Alaska. The...

 
 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    March 5, 2015  
 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...

 

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