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 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...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Crowd Rallies against recreation map plan

The future of mapping winter recreation sites in the Haines Borough was uncertain after more than 100 residents turned out Tuesday to criticize the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Committee proposes alternatives to heli-ski map group

The Haines Borough Assembly’s commerce committee weighed options for the future of the Heliski Map Committee – including eliminating it all...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 19, 2017

Legislators say they'll defend trooper slot

Legislators representing Haines said in recent interviews they would work to block proposed cuts to the Chilkat Valley. The 30th Alaska Legislature...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 12, 2017

Cheaper internet in the works

Alaska Power and Telephone customers will soon get faster Internet speeds and be able to transfer more data, thanks to the fiber optic line that runs...

 

Duly Noted

Gloria Jill Armstrong-Kosinski was born Jan. 4 to Sophia Armstrong and Reilly Kosinski at Anchorage’s Providence Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs., 14...

 

Gov. Walker pulls plug on Juneau Road

Gov. Bill Walker cited the state fiscal crisis last week for his decision to halt the Juneau Access Road Project, making good on his promise to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    December 22, 2016

Year in Review: Art, public projects dominated Haines news

Advances in the arts and public projects marked much of the news in 2016, and combined, for some novel exchanges. At a Sept. 8 Haines Borough...

 

Largest timber sale in decades moves forward

An Oregon company may walk away the new owner of 855 acres of timber in the Haines State Forest. It’s the largest timber sale the state forest has...

 

Safety net frays with case manager decline

A year after state funding cuts caused Lynn Canal Counseling to fold into Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, another Haines nonprofit is str...

 

Assembly delays action on heliski map expansion

In the face of two appeals citing conflicts of interest, the Haines Borough assembly Tuesday voted unanimously to delay the controversial process of...

 

Retired judge Asper returns to Haines courtroom

From now until the end of the fiscal year in June, Haines will once again have a resident magistrate – thanks to the community spirit of retired...

 

Parks and Rec panel discusses heliskiing

The other recreationists who populate the backcountry of Haines weighed in Monday on the controversial remapping of heliski site maps where helicopter...

 

Becky's Place: Nonprofit offers shelter to abused

Jackie Mazeikas remembers walking around Haines, questioning people about something nobody here wanted to talk about. Women were being assaulted and s...

 

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