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Heliski focus shifts to limiting helicopters

As the Haines Borough Assembly weighs a draft ordinance that would eliminate a cap on heliski tour permits in the borough, a new idea has piqued the...

Klukwan songwriter featured in Disney cartoon "Shake Your Tale"

Klukwan resident and Diné (Navajo) artist Clara Natonabah wrote and sang a Navajo song that was...

A month of snowfall buries roads, freezes travel

On Saturday, it was too snowy to erect the Christmas tree on Main Street. On Thanksgiving, it was too snowy, for most, to run in the Turkey Trot or...

Memorial event scheduled for Saturday

An anniversary memorializing the Dec. 2 flooding and landslides that killed two and displaced dozens last year will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at 1.30...

Excursion Inlet plant to stay closed

For the second consecutive year, OBI Seafoods’ Excursion Inlet cannery won’t process fish next summer. The plant’s continued closure likely...

Annual Coho Derby a success

Thank you to Kyle and Max for covering our Annual Coho Derby this year!  We were very pleased to have such a large number of contestants and with...

Show support for new public use cabins

The State of Alaska’s Division of Parks operates more than 80 public use cabins statewide, including nine in Southeast Alaska. Preston Kroes,...

Cohen's comments were misinformed at best

I’m concerned about Gershon Cohen’s quote about road access to the Palmer Project that was printed Nov. 18th in "Constantine adjusts some...

Frederick Hakkinen, veteran, doctor, dies at 80 in Oregon

Former resident with long family ties to Haines, Frederick "Punchy" Sheldon Hakkinen, died in... Full story

Duly Noted

Lincoln Burke Jones was born at 3:21 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, to Lauren Clark Jones and Brian Jones of Chicago. Arriving about a month...

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