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This Week in History

Archive news from 50, 25 and 10 years ago. Sept. 11 1967 Secretary of State Keith Miller has...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 29 A citizen reported several items were left in her home on Young Road from an unknown person. Police responded to a vehicle...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 6, 2017

Do Fourth festivities need boost?

Does the Haines Fourth of July need a shot in the arm? Residents at Tlingit Park festivities Tuesday commented on the recent loss of several...

 

July Fourth fun prevails over rain

Mount Ripinsky runners climbed into the clouds and youths scrambled in wet grass at Tlingit Park during Tuesday’s Fourth of July festivities in...

 

Independence Day Preview

Apple is America’s pie, but you’re in rhubarb territory This year’s Fourth of July is all about the pie. At nightly bingo games at the ANB Hall...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    June 15, 2017

Rallying for upkeep of trails

Existing trails in Haines should be maintained and marked before new paths are built, about 20 community members told the Haines Borough Parks and...

 

Duly Noted

Decades ago, Pat Egan was known locally as the RCMP from Yukon Junction, Y.T., who would ride his horse down Main Street in parades, wearing the tradi...

 

Andriesen will address graduates

Longtime Haines middle school teacher Lisa Andriesen will speak at Haines High School graduation Tuesday. The senior class voted to hear from Andriese...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 18, 2017

Duly Noted

Jessie Hopper of Fayetteville, Ga., is processing archival collections at Haines Sheldon Museum thanks to a grant from the National Historical...

 

Duly Noted

Adeline Strong of Klukwan and Raymond Grenberg of Sitka were married April 7 at the Haines Court. Raymond’s brother Hunter Hildre and friend Robert...

 

Planners throw out rock-haul permit

Roger Schnabel’s planning commission rock quarry permit needs to be thrown out by the assembly! The permit has serious flaws, planning commission...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 2, 2017

'Sweet 16' spotlights challenge for quilters

“Sweet Sixteen,” a display of fabric creations incorporating 16 techniques will be on display at the Alaska Arts Confluence Main Street office dur...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 2, 2017

Games put homegrown spin on Olympic events

The Haines Winter Games will be held Sunday. First held as the Winter Olympics in 1999, the event started as a hockey tournament under the fairgounds...

 

Sports-a-palooza: Hotch tourney, Winter Fest

If you like your winter sports indoors or out, there will be plenty to see or to do next weekend. Indoors, the 36th annual Dick Hotch Memorial...

 

Appeal filed against hauling Skyline rock

The Haines Borough Planning Commission granted Southeast Roadbuilders a conditional use permit Feb. 9 to excavate 7,500 cubic yards of rock near the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 16, 2017

Wet snow shuts off power

Lutak residents fired up woodstoves, melted snow and hunkered down Saturday when a hard-to-reach break in a main transmission line left their...

 

Hertz confronted adversity with optimism, faith

Erwin Hertz, a logger-turned-electrician who confronted hardship with optimism and faith, died...

 

Fort Seward's new art piece aims to slow sands of time

One of Haines’ newest public art pieces is an interactive work that combines glass, steel, stone and even the contemplative sands of time. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 13, 2016

Mountaintop weather station erected near 20 Mile

A weather station mounted on Mount Ripinsky last month is the second planted on local peaks in the past two months. A sophisticated, $175,000 station...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 29, 2016

Weather station is installed on Mount Ripinsky

The Haines Borough’s first avalanche-oriented weather station is a couple weeks from going online. About 10 people climbed up Mount Ripinsky...

 

School-sanctioned hooky gets students outdoors

Haines High School students didn’t go to class Tuesday afternoon—and some of their teachers came with them. The school-sanctioned hooky was part...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    September 1, 2016

Glacier Bear runners to start season in Petersburg

The Haines Glacier Bears cross-country running team will run in Petersburg Saturday for a season opening invitational meet with area schools. Head...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    August 11, 2016

Public Works chief Borders retires

It’s not yet 5 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the Southeast Alaska State Fair. There are no cars on the roads. Except for laughter and the sound of...

 

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