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Klukwan residents save teacher's job

On Wednesday Chatham School District superintendent Ann Hilburn told Klukwan School teacher Jenn...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 18, 2019 

Editorial

Last week a federal judge threatened to temporarily ban Carnival Cruise Corp. from docking its ships in U.S. Ports for violating probation—a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 11, 2019

Dolphins finish in top spots at SE Champs

Six Haines Dolphins brought home best times and other accolades from 2019 Spring Southeast Champs...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 28, 2019

Merchants with third consecutive Gold Medal championship

The Haines Merchants won its third B Bracket championship title last week at the 73rd annual Lions...

 

Spirited 'Boston Dave' made Haines, mountains his home

Friends of snowboarder David Alan Dzenawagis, known locally as "Boston Dave," gathered to celebrate... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019

A difference of degrees: The innate risk in avalanche terrain

Twenty feet below avalanche forecasters Erik Stevens and Jonny Cromwell, on a gray and frigid alpine...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019

Klukwan school to lose teacher amid budget cuts

Chatham School District administrators won't replace a Klukwan teacher next year, leaving only two t...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019

Glacier Bears boys finish season at state championship

The Haines Glacier Bears boys’ basketball team ended their season at the state championship in Anchorage last week, falling to Glennallen and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 14, 2019

Glacier Bears head to state championship

After two upsets, the fourth-seeded Haines Glacier Bears battled it out this weekend at the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 14, 2019

Rocket-fuel-making student wins state tech award

When Haines High School junior Joseph Rossman, 17, was about 8-years old he asked his father a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 14, 2019

Mumfords avalanche kills backcountry snowboarder

David Dzenawagis,34, known locally as “Boston Dave,” died Wednesday afternoon after he was buried in an avalanche while snowboarding in the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 14, 2019

Assembly discusses budget priorities

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel will prepare next year’s budget without incorporating Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed spending plan that...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 14, 2019

Legislature honors Tlingit code talkers

Tlingit World War II veterans George Lewis and Robert "Jeff" David, both longtime Klukwan and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Officials to discuss tax increases in face of state budget cuts

Along with tax increases and spending cuts, the Haines Borough Assembly will consider raising the borough’s tax cap during budget discussions...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Woman welcomed home with drug charge

A 62-year-old woman who moved back to town last month was welcomed with a felony drug charge from the Haines police for a crime she allegedly...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Glacier Bears defeat Craig in tournament's first game

Fourth seed Haines Glacier Bears dominated fifth seed Craig Panthers at the Southeast regional 2A...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 7, 2019

Bards bring home top places from state

The Haines Glacier Bards sent five students to the state Drama Debate and Forensics competition in Anchorage last month, where three of them placed...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

Ocean-going king smolts dwindle

Chilkat king smolt that left the river drainage in 2014 was the lowest on record, according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates, a dismal...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

Possible remodel slated for Dusty Trails, again

Dusty Trails Apartments residents notified that a renovation crew would be arriving next week aren’t holding their breath. Four years after...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

Two mining forums tell different tales

Two entities organized two mining forums this week that focused on community impacts and solutions from industrial mining—a split that largely...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 28, 2019

New Fish and Game biologist heads to town

Nicole Zeiser, Haines' new Alaska Department of Fish and Game commercial fisheries biologist,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 21, 2019

Kiehl: Governor used 'meat ax' approach

State Sen. Jesse Kiehl’s visit to Haines was dominated by questions about Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget that aims to reduce more than $1...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 21, 2019

Community foundation surpasses $185,000 goal

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) reached its $185,000 fundraising goal this month, an...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 21, 2019

Dolphins break records in Anchorage

Four Haines Dolphins competed at the Age Group Champs meet in Anchorage last weekend where they...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 21, 2019

Manager approves permit for Alaska Excursions

Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel approved the issuance of Alaska Excursions’ Glacier Point canoe tour permit after company owner Robert Murphy...

 

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