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 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019 

July 4th draws crowd

Hot, sunny weather drew crowds to Haines' Independence Day festivities. The day started with a hotly...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019 

Gillnetters face low prices, restrictions

A combination of time and area restrictions, low prices and scant fish has made for a rough start to the season for Haines gillnetters. Alaska...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019 

Haines locals sweep Chilkat Challenge

Wildfire smoke and record-breaking heat did not slow down the Chilkat Challenge Triathlon. In the...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019 

Arts Confluence has grand designs for sculpture garden

The Alaska Arts Confluence has big plans for the sculpture garden in Fort Seward. The Arts...

 
 By Peter D Auria    Duly Noted    July 11, 2019 

Duly Noted

Marian Carlson, Connie Ward, and Nancy Nash are back from the National Senior Games, known as the ‘Senior Olympics’ that took place June 14-25 in...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 5, 2019

Hot Shots hit the mark in Chugiak

The Haines Hot Shots are living up to their name. At the annual AlaskaYESS (Alaska Youth Education in Shooting Sports) State Championship June 5-8 in...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 5, 2019

Commander shares Eldred Rock lighthouse stories, memories

Before his talk Saturday evening at the Haines Sheldon Museum, Roger Beving warned listeners, "My...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 5, 2019

Borough will release RFP for wood chipper

The Haines Borough Assembly has taken a step towards purchasing a wood chipper, its next move in a multi-year borough discussion about converting of...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 5, 2019

'A family affair': local novelist follows daughter's lead

With the publication of his first novel, Haines resident Tom McGuire is following in the footsteps of his daughter. “Steller’s Orchid,...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 5, 2019

Lemonade stand turns a profit

At first, business was slow. The visiting cruise ship did not generate the expected traffic, and...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    June 27, 2019

Arts Outlook

Movement at the Fort Seward Sculpture Garden Things are stirring at the Fort Seward sculpture...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 21, 2016

Young actors stage beanstalk musical this weekend

On Friday morning, a club-wielding giant chased a slight boy dressed in green on the Chilkat Center stage. As he swung his club back and forth, the...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 21, 2016

Parking gridlock at the airport

Officials are trying to find a solution to an overflow of cars parked at the Haines airport, some of which are double- and triple-parked and left for...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 14, 2016

Ferry roster dings 'Golden Circle'

Cuts in Alaska Marine Highway System ferry service to and from Skagway have driven RV and car travelers away from Haines, causing anxiety for local...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 14, 2016

Spiritual quest at core of shamanic practice

Growing up in the tiny town of Florissant, Colo., Krystal Gauley had a heightened sense of the...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 7, 2016

Crosswalks not only issue on Main Street

An order to cover up artfully painted crosswalks on Main Street is only the most recent wrinkle in a prickly relationship between the Alaska...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 7, 2016

Fair adds online registration; exhibit deadline nears

With little more than two weeks before the registration deadline, exhibitors in the Southeast Alaska State Fair can save some time by entering their...

 

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