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 Letters    July 2, 2015 

King salmon barbecue turnout set record

We would like to thank the Lynn Canal Gillnetters Association for once again sponsoring the king salmon barbecue on June 20 at the Southeast Alaska...

 
 Letters    July 2, 2015 

King salmon barbecue was fun evening

Thanks to the more than 1,300 residents and visitors who attended the Community King Salmon Barbecue June 20 at the Southeast Alaska State...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 25, 2015

Deadline for harbor job not set in stone

A July 2017 deadline for construction of a planned expansion of the Small Boat Harbor isn’t as hard and fast as some supporters have suggested,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Drop in salmon prices a blow to fleet

A major drop in prices paid to fishermen soured the opening week of the Lynn Canal commercial gillnet season. Blame it on a storm in the global...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 25, 2015

Progress, setbacks for downtown effort

A little more than a year after a series of Chilkat Valley News articles put a spotlight on downtown decay, two shuttered buildings have re-opened, a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Helicopter noise study out for public comment until June 26

Haines Borough Manager David Sosa released the results of a draft helicopter noise study late last week, but he said he doesn’t want to share his...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 18, 2015

Residents testify for saving Port Chilkoot waterfront

The aesthetics of the Haines Borough’s harbor expansion and other development projects along the town’s waterfront have residents wondering about...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    June 11, 2015

BLM: Heli-ski permits trump borough map rules

The Bureau of Land Management’s recent decision to permit commercial helicopter landings on a block of the agency’s land south of town has raised...

 
 News    June 5, 2015

Borough devising a plan for fireworks

Following last year’s absence of a town-sponsored fireworks show on the Fourth of July, Haines Borough officials are laying the groundwork for a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 21, 2015

Persevere, grads told; scholarships awarded

Haines High School valedictorian Keegan Sundberg on Tuesday urged his classmates to “try your best to accept new things with an open mind. Life is...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 14, 2015

Conservatory plans to stage 'Noodle Rat Rotten Hat'

After last year’s rousing success with the Summer Youth Theater Conservatory’s production of “Puss in Boots,” director Stanley Coleman and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    May 14, 2015

Stacy remembered as champion for young children

Anneliese Stacy, who experienced deprivation and trauma as a child in war-torn Germany, devoted her...

 
 Letters    May 14, 2015

Seek win-win on waterfront projects

I’m noticing that a lot of us don’t like cars right next to our waters – Viking Cove, the Chilkoot River Bridge, the Small Boat Harbor. I also...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    May 7, 2015

Cold case unit cut could end work on Wafer killing

For the past 33 years, Lois Wafer has waited for a break in the case of her 14-year-old daughter, Eileen Wafer, who was found dead on a Portage Cove...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Roadside adoption groups must renew contracts

The community cleanup ends on Friday, but there are still ways to help keep the town looking trim. Haines groups can participate in the state’s...

 
 Letters    May 7, 2015

Thanks to inns for opening doors

A big thanks to the properties that opened their doors for the Accommodations Open House on April 29-30. Response to the evenings has been incredibly...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    April 30, 2015

Fiber optic cable to boost Internet service

Alaska Power and Telephone’s plans to install an 86-mile-long fiber optic submarine cable in the Upper Lynn Canal to boost Internet service are...

 
 Letters    April 30, 2015

Emblem Club gave $5K for scholarships

The Emblem Club of Haines donated $5,000 to the American Legion scholarship fund. The American Legion Lynn Canal Post 12, Haines, Alaska thanks you...

 
 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....

 

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