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 By Michael York    News    November 17, 2022 

School enrollments up

School enrollments are up in Haines and Klukwan. With 11 students, enrollment at Klukwan School surpassed the 10-student benchmark needed to qualify...

 By Michael York    News    November 17, 2022 

Master weaver to teach basket weaving course

The Haines ANB/ANS Hall will host a basket-weaving course for interested residents beginning Sunday Nov. 20. The course is taught by master weaver Deb...

 By Michael York    News    November 10, 2022

Haines 1 voters favor Peltola, Murkowski, Dunleavy

In the Nov. 8 general election, Haines townsite voters favored Democrat Rep. Mary Peltola, Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and incumbent GOP Gov.... Full story

 By Michael York    News    November 10, 2022

DDF hosts first home meet in four years

The Haines High School Drama Debate and Forensics team (DDF) is hosting a regional competition this weekend–the first home meet since 2018. The...

 By Michael York    News    November 10, 2022

Eagle Fest events preview

Thursday Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the foundation will hold bald eagle natural history chats discussing the unique aspects of eagle behavior and...

 By Michael York    News    November 3, 2022

Despite late dockings shop owners report banner year

This summer’s cruise ship traffic count reached nearly 80,000 visitors, roughly double the average since 2010, and next year’s forecast is expecte...

 By Michael York    News    November 3, 2022

Eagle Fest resumes; Bird count picks up

After two pandemic years off, the Alaska Bald Eagle Festival will return Nov. 9 with eagle counts up but visitor registration down. “There’s a...

 By Michael York    News    November 3, 2022

Valley residents spot mystery light in sky

Residents from across the Chilkat Valley and as far as Whitehorse reported witnessing a strange light in the early morning sky last Friday, Oct. 28. T...

 By Michael York    News    November 3, 2022

Monsieur Grey with the pistol in the Chilkat Center

An exciting affair, on more than one account, took place during the "Clue" themed murder mystery...

 By Michael York    News    October 27, 2022

Haines hosts jubilant Music Fest

The Southeast Alaska Music Honor Festival wrapped up with a bang on Tuesday with a final concert per...

 By Michael York    News    October 27, 2022

Arts Outlook

First Friday Residents game to brave the first frosts of winter will find some radiance hanging on the walls of local haunts for the Nov. 4 First...


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