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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015 

King salmon rules tighten

Department of Fish and Game biologists this week outlined new restrictions on area fisheries aimed to protect the Chilkat king salmon return,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015 

Waiting on weather: Skiers need 1 clear day for event

Organizers of the Freeride World Tour international ski and snowboard competition this week pinned their hopes for staging the event on a forecast...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015 

Chilkats seek top protection for river

The Chilkat Indian Village is pursuing protections for the Chilkat River that would prohibit activities affecting the river’s water quality. The...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015 

Can theater festival be revived?

A group of theater and arts supporters in Haines met Monday to discuss the viability of resurrecting the Alaska Community Theater Festival (ACTFEST),...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015 

Heli-ski area open for 1 year

By Karen Garcia The Bureau of Land Management is opening more than 66,000 acres of land south of Hai...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015 

Chamber seeks $3 million grant

The Haines Chamber of Commerce last week submitted a grant application that, if awarded, could inject up to $3 million in the local economy. Chamber...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015 

Second, '65-percent' harbor plan out for review on Friday

The Haines Borough Assembly is looking into the cost of moving Lookout Park to keep it from being engulfed by a parking lot in the Small Boat Harbor...

 
 News    March 19, 2015 

Old-timers recount tales of skiing here in 1960s

Before helicopters, skiers fashioned rope tows and used a highway switchback across the Canada border to get their turns, long-time residents...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 19, 2015 

'Common Core' foes present case

A group opposed to federal education standards known as the “Common Core” gave a presentation at the public library Tuesday, characterizing the...

 
 News    March 19, 2015 

Police Report

Monday, March 16 A Chestnut Drive resident reported finding the door of his residence kicked in when he came home. He had been out of town and was...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 19, 2015 

Progress on back taxes

The Haines Borough has made progress on collecting back sales tax from three delinquent business owners it reported owed an estimated $229,000 in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Avalanche buries skier on event eve

Despite a Wednesday morning avalanche that partially buried the event’s co-coordinator and an insurance snafu delaying the Haines Borough’s...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Can Chilkat king salmon be saved?

Fishing restrictions to protect dwindling numbers of Chilkat king salmon may be coming to the most...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

State seeks to resume filling river at 19 Mile

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening its public comment period on a state plan to push...

 
 By Lindsay Johnson    News    March 12, 2015

Bear foundation leader followed bruins around state

Ten years ago, Shannon Donahue spent her first winter in Alaska on an Aleutian Islands homestead near False Pass, a skiff ride away from provisions an...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Ailment a mystery; family seeks help

Dakota Strong, a 19-year-old local man, can’t hold down food. Mother Deanna Strong said after nine months of unsuccessful treatment by a number of...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Chamber members support talk of pot

The Haines Chamber of Commerce released results of its marijuana survey this week, with 82 percent of respondents agreeing the chamber should be a...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 12, 2015

Bears fall at regionals; Klinger, Swinton all-conference

The Haines Glacier Bears bowed out of the Region V Basketball Tournament in Ketchikan last Friday morning with losses to Wrangell. The boys’ and gir...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 12, 2015

Students, staff say food service deserves high grade

Fourth-graders are divided about the crab cakes, but business at the Haines School cafeteria is holding steady under food program director Brandi...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 12, 2015

Assembly: More work needed on tax-exempt rule

Nearly a dozen residents turned out at Tuesday’s Haines Borough Assembly meeting to roundly criticize an ordinance that would change how nonprofits...

 

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