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 By Lindsay Johnson    News    December 4, 2014

Musician, baker cooks up new home in Chilkat Valley

There was blue sky over the mountains and Fort Seward when Cambria Goodwin first arrived in Haines in September 2013. She was on her way from summer...

 
 By Cynthia Allen    News    December 4, 2014

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Former Haines public health nurse Vera Smith turned 100 on Nov. 24. She received cards from the White House and from former Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell,...

 
 Blotter    September 25, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 22 A caller on Piedad Road reported hearing gun shots. Police advised duck season was open and people were hunting near the river. A...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    September 4, 2014

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The Ducks Unlimited “Wall of Guns” fundraiser Aug. 23 netted about $13,000, said Haines chapter chairperson Jamie Knudsen. A name was picked from...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 24, 2014

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Reed Scott-Schwalbach and Chris Celauro married July 19 at the Fort Seward tribal house. Reed’s mother and Haines mayor Stephanie...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Soggy Independence Day celebration

The annual Mount Ripinsky Run was cancelled due to safety concerns following a two-inch rainfall, but many other Independence Day festivities went on...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    July 10, 2014

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About 25 people enjoyed clear skies on the community hike up Mount Ripinsky Sunday. Organized by the Sheldon Museum, the hike was led by veteran...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    May 29, 2014

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Haines High School’s class of 2014 celebrated with friends and family at Dalton City after graduation ceremonies. Christy Tengs Fowler performed...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    March 20, 2014

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Isabella Frost Cheney was born 5:03 a.m. March 7 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Kathryn and Ted Cheney. She weighed 6 pounds, 1...

 
 Blotter    February 27, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Feb. 24         A local agency representative reported a theft of wood, then called back later to say the wood had been paid for....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 30, 2014

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About $6,500 was raised for George Gates Haddock and family at Friday’s spaghetti dinner and auction at the American Legion Hall organized by the Ug...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

State, borough crews battle local flooding

Heavy rains that fell on a record December snowfall Tuesday swamped streets and roads and swelled a creek that flooded a Beach Road home. “(Water)...

 
 Blotter    January 16, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Jan. 13   A caller reported a woman was sending him offensive text messages containing profanity and insults. Investigation is ongoing. A...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    December 12, 2013

Assembly designates beach non-motorized

The one-mile stretch of Chilkat River beach running from River Road to Carr’s Cove is officially closed to motorized use, including ATVs and snow...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    October 31, 2013

Warm weather ties records downtown

Snow in town by Halloween – at least a dusting – is shorthand for when winter starts in the Chilkat Valley. On Monday, not even the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 17, 2013

Prohibit ATVs on popular beach?

The Haines Borough Planning Commission is recommending the assembly vote to prohibit motorized recreation – including ATVs and snowmachines –...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    October 10, 2013

Faster service thrills cell phone users

The wait is over. As of Monday, AT&T customers in Haines have seen faster service on their cell phones in the form of 3G and 4G networks. Haines...

 
 Blotter    September 5, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Sept. 2 A caller reported he kicked a woman out of his house and wanted the matter documented. A person reported the float at the Chilkat Crui...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 29, 2013

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Cullyn Smith of Portland, Ore., enjoyed a 10-day visit with grandparents Joe and Sue Poor. On his first visit to Alaska, the 16-year-old “just had...

 
 By Helen Edwards    News    August 15, 2013

Chopper lifts hikers off Ripinsky flank

A Coast Guard helicopter lifted a Haines woman and her father off Mount Ripinsky 3:30 p.m. Tuesday after the pair spent a night lost on the mountain....

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    August 15, 2013

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Longtime resident Mickey Geary died Wednesday, Aug. 14 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. He was 84 and had been suffering from cancer. A memorial...

 
 Blotter    August 15, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Aug. 12 A welfare check resulted in taking an ill man to the clinic. A caller reported “heavy marijuana usage” in the campground at Fort...

 
 Letters    July 25, 2013

Thanks for creating holiday events

The Haines Chamber of Commerce appreciates all the volunteers who make the Fourth of July a spectacular success. Winners of the parade are: 1) Haines...

 

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