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Hoag was lifelong educator with interest in history and travel

Retired teacher Kate Saunders said her mother, Eleanor Mathilda Hoag, 95, died Sunday, Sept. 30,... Full story

 

Proud vet was voice of the valley

There will be a memorial service for James "Jimbo" Stevens, Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Klukwan... Full story

 

Kindness and generosity defined Hales

Long time resident Edna Hales, 88, died peacefully at her daughter Rebecca Heaton's home on Oct. 2... Full story

 

King, 'old fashioned Alaskan,' dies at 102

Hartley King spent 10 years in Haines from 1972 to 1982. Throughout his long life, they remained... Full story

 

Hotch was elder and culture bearer

Evelyn Hotch, 83, known as Kaaxkwei in Lingit, died at her Klukwan home on Sep. 10, after being bed... Full story

 

King left his mark through carving

Joseph Luke King Jr., 59, known as "Uncle Joe" in Klukwan where he lived, didn't begin carving in... Full story

 

Sweet loved softball, family and native lifestyle

Life-long Klukwan resident Christine Sweet, 61, Choosèe, an eagle of the Thunderbird house, was... Full story

 

Celebration of life to be held for Allen

There will be a local celebration of life for former resident Geraldine Ann Albecker Allen, known as “Gal Gal,” on Sept. 1. Terri Remeto said her... Full story

 

Lifelong music lover taught in Haines

Former music teacher Woody Bausch died Aug. 8 at home in Lewiston, Idaho after four years of cancer... Full story

 

Ward had a 'strong independent streak'

Longtime resident Marge Ward, 95, died July 26 in the Juneau Pioneer Home where she'd been since... Full story

 

Marion Long dies at 85

Marion E. Long, 85, died June 11 in Anchorage of organ failure. He had moved there for kidney... Full story

 

Andriesen: effective businesswoman, volunteer

Former gallery owner and summer resident Clare Andriesen, 84, died peacefully on May 8 at her home i... Full story

 

Morgan valued humor, Tlingit identity

A memorial service for Albert Morgan (Kichgaaw E'esh, Killerwhale Fin House Klukwan) will be held... Full story

 

Vogel was accomplished seamstress, homemaker

There will be a funeral for longtime resident Lola Vogel at the Haines Presbyterian Church... Full story

 

Willard known for her kindness, grace and style

A memorial service is set for 3 p.m. Saturday at the Haines Presbyterian Church for Dorothy... Full story

 

A plea for kindness among Martin's last wishes

At Rick Martin's memorial service Saturday at the Port Chilkoot Dock, his wife Rene told his life... Full story

 

Fawcett found solace in family, music

Laura Fawcett, whose Tlingit name was Ee-tu-see-yi, died at home in Haines on March 7 of...

 

Long was faithful family member, friend

On Sunday friends and family of Pam Long, 59, filled the Haines Christian Center to celebrate her li...

 

Joneshill: former teacher, natural healer

Former Haines and Mosquito Lake School elementary teacher Barry Joneshill, 71, died Feb. 14 at his... Full story

 

Black: former Haines city mayor, veteran

Dave Black, 82, former mayor and businessman, died of heart failure on Feb. 10 in Puyallup, Wash.... Full story

 

Phillips served his country, community

Friends and family of Milton Gregory Phillips, 68 laid him to rest at the Jones Point Cemetery on Jan. 8 before a memorial potluck at the ANB Hall.... Full story

 

Haddock was Uglys founder and family man

Family and friends will celebrate Gates Haddock's life on what would have been his 50th birthday, Ne... Full story

 

Baker lived with flare and generosity

Suzanne Sharelle (Suzi) Baker died Dec. 7 at the University of Washington Hospital in Seattle of... Full story

 

Hard man lived rugged life alone, with few friends

Ed Beitner was a sportsman who excelled at alpine hunting, a machinist and a stern, uncompromising man who taught his family the backcountry survival... Full story

 

Skilled tradesman remembered as hard worker, loving father

For 23 years Mike Murphy (59) worked for Roger Schnabel at Southeast Roadbuilders. "We met in 1980,...

 

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