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 By Peter DAuria    News    September 22, 2016 

Private practices face challenges

When reached Wednesday afternoon at Family Medical Clinic in Delta Junction, Stacy Chappelle, who supervises the clinic’s office work and...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 22, 2016 

Six different visions proposed by Haines assembly hopefuls

Diana Lapham and Ryan Cook want to push ahead with Haines’ harbor improvements. Leonard Dubber thinks government is just too darn big. Heather...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    September 22, 2016 

Klukwan students study insect science in Skagway

Nine students from the Klukwan School got their hands wet and their boots muddy as they did the work of professional entomologists Sept. 14 on a...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    September 22, 2016 

Fiber-optic cable laid in canal

Haines and Skagway residents may soon have access to faster internet service now that Alaska Power and Telephone is laying 86 miles of undersea...

 

Library break-in case moves ahead

Haines police arrested one or more people for the Sept. 5 and Sept. 15 break-ins at the borough’s public library. Police declined to say who was...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 22, 2016 

Chilkoot tour permits discussion continues

Chilkoot tour permits discussion continues How many tour operators should be allowed in the Chilkoot River corridor? And if a limit is set, how would...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 22, 2016 

Assembly committee talks trash

A working group might be put together to figure out if Haines’ garbage situation needs improvement. One possibility dominated a Sept. 15 Haines Boro...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    September 22, 2016 

Freshmen run strong for Bears

A good showing at last weekend’s Juneau Invite race has the Haines cross-country team in good spirits as it prepares for the Region V Cross-Country...

 

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...

 

Moose hunt to end early

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will close the subsistence moose hunting season about two weeks early Thursday, Sept. 22, at midnight. Carl...

 

Court report

Kenneth Lemieux, 50, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal trespass as part of a plea bargain. Charges of fourth-degree theft and fifth-degree...

 
 By Peter DAuria    News    September 22, 2016 

Englund starts second century

One morning in late August, while she was eating breakfast, two bears appeared in Hazel Englund’s yard, searching for food scraps in the compost. It...

 

Keirstead to close doors of local clinic

Chilkat Valley Medical Center will close its doors Nov. 1 after nine years of operation, marking the end of the last private medical practice in...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Nonprofits to receive funding

The Haines Borough Assembly took $65,000 originally earmarked for the area’s nonprofit organizations out of limbo, and approved the appropriations...

 

Haines helped her in dark times

The sculpture that Sarah King made for Charles Ewing’s grave is a heavy, solid piece. Formed in the shape of a fish, the work is about three feet ta...

 
 By John Stang    News    September 15, 2016

Assembly nails down heliskiing timetable

The Haines Borough Assembly changed the law to delay the next heliskiing mapping efforts until 2019. However, it also grandfathered in two existing...

 

Earthquake simulator will shake things up in Haines

Prepare to be shaken, not stirred as a mobile earthquake simulator will visit Haines on Sept. 26, courtesy of the Alaska Division of Homeland...

 

Seed experiment underway

After Leah Wagner and Nick Schlosstein moved to Haines in 2015, they lived in a tent for five months. The couple had bought a quarter-acre of land...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    September 15, 2016

Dolphins prepare for season

The Haines Dolphins swim team began its season last Wednesday with an eager group of kids. Longtime assistant coach Jim Green said the 46 kids who...

 

Girls to rock out for fundraiser

Local bands will rock out at the Chilkat Center at 7 p.m. Saturday to raise money for next summer’s Haines Girls Rock Camp. The concert will...

 

Gym delay ongoing

Part of the Haines School gym floor was scraped last week to prepare it to be refinished a second time this year. Superintendent Tony Habra said he...

 

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