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 By Abbey Collins    News    July 22, 2021

Occupational therapist blends traditional, holistic approaches

Occupational therapy is not at all what it sounds like at first glance. "Everyone always asks me if...

 By Abbey Collins    News    July 15, 2021

Haines businesses adapt to second summer of less tourist traffic in their shops

For the second year in a row, summer visitor numbers in Haines are greatly reduced as the world...

 By Abbey Collins    News    July 15, 2021

Chum returns are off to a good start, but sockeye below average

Three weeks into the Upper Lynn Canal commercial gillnetting season, fisheries managers say it’s off to a good start. “It’s actually pretty...

 By Abbey Collins    News    July 15, 2021

Haines Little League grows in popularity

On Wednesday and Friday evenings in the summer, young Haines athletes take to the baseball field to play Little League. This year, Haines is seeing a...

 By Abbey Collins    News    July 15, 2021

Glacier Bay earthquake rattles Haines and Klukwan

Chilkat Valley residents reported a big midday shake last week as a 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck 20 miles southwest of Klukwan in Glacier Bay on Th...

 By Abbey Collins    News    July 8, 2021

ADF&G seeks help identifying mule deer in Skagway and Haines

As mule deer appear to expand their population in Alaska, the state Department of Fish and Game is asking residents for help monitoring the animals....

 By Abbey Collins    News    July 8, 2021

Playwright explores gun violence in 'Ghost Town Bardo' performance

“I believe artists play a role in helping carve pathways back to the imagination because change comes from the imagination,” said Aaron Davidman,...

 By Abbey Collins    News    July 8, 2021

Hawkweed blooms big, threatening local plants

A small orange flower is blooming around town, and it’s not welcome.  “I’m seeing whole fields full of orange flowers that are this invasive sp...

 By Abbey Collins    News    July 8, 2021

Grant money fuels Haines tourism marketing efforts

As summer gets underway in Haines, amid another season of few cruise ships and a closed border with Canada, the Haines Economic Development Corp. is w...

 By Abbey Collins    News    July 8, 2021

Discussion continues on whether to allow yurts as permanent housing

Haines government leaders continue to grapple with the question of whether yurts should be allowed as permanent residences throughout the townsite....


Elliott takes first place in Ripinsky Run

Haines resident Sarah Elliott finished first in the annual Fourth of July Ripinsky Run on Sunday....


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