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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Assembly pushes harbor project past questions, critics

Haines Borough Assembly members and mayor Jan Hill this week turned back efforts to extend public comment time on the Small Boat Harbor expansion proj...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Freeride at last: Skies open for skiers

A 10-day wait for clear skies paid off for organizers of the Freeride World Tour, who held their international, big-mountain skiing and snowboard comp...

 
 By Amy Branner    News    March 26, 2015 

Elks Lodge building to be fitness center

Haines chiropractor Dr. Chris Thorgesen has purchased the former Elks Lodge building on Main Street and plans to transform it into a fitness center....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

Police will investigate rogue artist

The owners of the boarded-up Coliseum Theater on Main Street this week said they were pursuing criminal charges against a Haines man who attached an...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 26, 2015 

NSRAA cuts incubation boxes

Haines fishermen are questioning a recent decision by Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (NSRAA) to suspend a chum incubation-box...

 
 News    March 26, 2015 

Senior exercise group launched

Dr. Dave McCandless has launched a “Senior Exercise Club” at the Haines Senior Center, weekday mornings from 8 to 10 a.m. McCandless said the...

 
 By Amy Branner    News    March 26, 2015 

Blaze claims shop $50K in tools, gear

Carpenter Scott Carey was putting his life back together this week after a Saturday night fire destroyed his workshop on Chilkat State Park Road and...

 
 By Amy Branner    News    March 26, 2015 

Smithsonian exhibit to show here

What types of food traditions make Haines distinct compared to other small towns in the United States? A new exhibit, “Key Ingredients: America by...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 26, 2015 

Klukwan Chilkats fall to Hydaburg in Gold Medal final

A slow second half doomed the Klukwan Chilkats on Saturday in the “C” bracket final of the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in Juneau. Hydaburg...

 
 News    March 26, 2015 

Dolphins aim to raise $17K in Swim-a-thon

Members of the Haines Dolphins swim team are aiming to raise $17,000 at their annual Swim-a-Thon fundraiser on Saturday, April 4. Swim-a-Thon is the...

 
 News    March 26, 2015 

School's advocates make case

Advocates of Mosquito Lake School will meet Monday with borough manager David Sosa. The school’s supporters acknowledge they don’t have 10...

 
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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...

 

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