Adeline Strong of Klukwan and Raymond Grenberg of Sitka were married April 7 at the Haines Court. Raymond’s brother Hunter Hildre and friend Robert Jennings were witnesses, and the couple’s children, Addison, six months, and Jayden, 5, gave them away. A formal wedding is planned in September.

More than 75 people took part Saturday in a special showing of “White Fang,” the Disney production filmed here during 1989-90. The fundraiser at Harriett Hall for Haines Sheldon Museum included food and games. A team with Margaret and Tod SebensChip and Heather Lende, Fuzzy von Stauffenburg and Thom Andriesen won first place in the movie trivia contest. Everyone cheered when Ray Menaker appeared on the screen. Natalie Pardee and Zac Acquistapace won at “spot-the-local” bingo.

Krista Kielsmeier recently traveled to Moab, Utah, with Eileen McIver. Eileen’s mother Beth and sister, Kerry McIver, joined them. They hiked in Arches National Park before Krista headed off on an overnight trip to the Grand Canyon. Krista enjoyed inline skating on a trail for several miles before leaving for Las Vegas. Arriving at Caesar’s Palace at 1 a.m. for one night, she was upgraded to a 1,000-square-foot suite with three flat-screen TVs and a week’s supply of complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.

In San Antonio, Krista saw Northwestern University roommate Jennie Kessler and her 7-month-old baby, Jerry. They went to the Alamo and River Walk before meeting up with former classmate Eddie Chavez. Krista also attended a San Antonio Spurs game, where she bought seats opposite the Spurs’ bench to watch coaching icon Gregg Popovich. Eileen stayed in Moab and helped Joe Parnell set up an outdoor theater and roller-hockey rink. Former resident John Binger took Joe and Eileen rock climbing. Joe, Eileen, and Beth also spent time with George Falcon, who was passing through Moab on his way back to Haines. Eileen flew back to Anchorage, where she competed in the “Fools on Ice” hockey tournament. She and Kerry played for Healy’s Coal Queens, who won their division championship.

Katie Sevigny of the Sevigny Art Studio in Anchorage was awarded the All-Alaska Seymour Award for her volunteer efforts and being an active voice for the community of Anchorage. The annual award recognizes an individual, group or business demonstrating excellence in product or service, contributing exceptionally to the visitor industry. Katie’s work can be found at mom Joanie Wagner’s Skipping Stone Gallery on Main Street.

Suzanne Smith reports seeing fresh bear tracks on Mount Ripinsky. Make sure your garbage is secure and not available for bears.

Steve Downes visited Marquette University classmate Tom Morphet this week. Steve is an editorial writer for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and an attorney. He and Tom worked together at The Anchorage Times. They drove up the highway to Haines Junction, Y.T. to see snow and sample the poutine.

Gregg and Anne Haisler were in town for a visit with Gregg’s mother, Georgia Haisler, and his brother, Jeff Haisler. Gregg and Anne have moved to Hamlin, N.Y., since Anne retired as a public health nurse. Gregg’s health has improved greatly after heart surgery, which relieved some complications of childhood polio.  

Beth Fenhaus was in Washington, D.C. for the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America. While riding the subway, passenger Greg Garcia recognized Beth’s Haines Brewing shirt and struck up a conversation. Greg and his wife Shannon Brownlee rafted the Tatshenshini River for their honeymoon in 1993 with Mike Speakes, Greg Horner and Tom Lang. Greg shared great memories of the area. Former Haines teacher Marla Brownlee is Shannon’s sister-in-law.

Haines emergency responders C.J. Jones, Tara Bicknell, Jenn Walsh, Chuck Mitman, Tim Holm, Darwin Feakes, Julie Anderson and Al Badgley attended the 33rd annual Southeast Region Emergency Medical Services Symposium in Sitka recently. They networked with and learned from professionals from other communities in the state at the symposium, Al said.

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