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 By Sarah Elliott    News    April 15, 2021 

Professional skier heliskis in Haines

American professional big mountain freeskier Lexi DuPont is currently in Haines heliskiing with SEABA. She is an athlete for BLANK collective films...

 

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The Olen Nash Memorial Big Air Competition was held on Sunday, Apr. 11 at 36 Mile Haines Highway. Organizers were middle and high school students Leo...

 

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Inspired by the work of Friedensreich Hundertwasser, art students Finn McMahan and Patience Nelson created a poster to celebrate the valley’s...

 

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On Jan. 21 at 10:05 a.m. Ayla Marie Schlosstein made a rapid entrance into this world via an ambulance, Coast Guard helicopter, medical jet, and...

 

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Jordan Baumgartner’s 6th grade class awards an individual or organization a citizenship award each year. This year, Krystal Lloyd received the award...

 

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Willamina Assunta Goodwin-Bruckert was born in Sitka on Feb. 17 to Cambria Goodwin and Luke Bruckert. Cambria said, “She was born healthy and...

 

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The Chilkat Snowburners held their Chilkat 100 and Fun Run snowmachine races at Chilkat Lake on Saturday, March 6.   Snowburner member Zack Ferrin sa...

 

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Students in grades 3-8 participated in the spelling bee last week. Reigning champion Willa Stuart (eighth grade), was first place again this year....

 

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Parents Heather Call and Will Wacker welcomed Josephine “Josie” Brooks Wacker to the world at 8:32 a.m. on Feb. 16. She weighed 9 pounds and...

 

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It was a busy week for Haines High School students and staff. The Student Council put on a cupcake Valentine’s Day fundraiser: North Douglas...

 

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Cade Clay married Trinity JoAnne Davis in Phoenix, Arizona on Feb. 5. They were surrounded by close family and friends including Cade’s parents...

 

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Piper Grall reached out to Melissa Ganey and encouraged a collaboration with artist Cara Murray to turn her painting ‘Haines Stay Strong’ into a...

 
 By Sarah Elliott    News    January 28, 2021

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Kai Dixon moved from Haines back to Wasilla with his family at the end of summer 2020 and has transitioned his high school athletic career in grand...

 

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Aaliyah Michelle Houghton-Bynum was born on Jan. 16 in Anchorage to Karlie Spud and George Houghton-Bynum of Klukwan. She was 5 pounds 9 ounces and...

 

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Nora Grace Taylor was born on Dec. 10 in Hong Kong to Barry Taylor and Fransiska Sukarni. Nora was 8 pounds 4 ounces. Fransiska is from Sumatra,...

 

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Ralph and Jan Borders are home after a long visit to see family down south. They left on Nov. 15 to spend a couple of weeks in the Bellevue area of...

 

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Frank Hickman and Rita Brouillette welcomed twin boys: Cyrus Rockford Hickman and Gunnar Cruz Hickman on Sept. 27 in Anchorage. The boys are joined...

 

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It has been an overwhelming, exhausting and tragic week in Haines. As I am writing this column I pray that by the time we print we do not receive more...

 

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Chris Olsen and Joliena Wilson were married in Juneau on October 26 which also happened to be Chris’ 26th birthday. The couple was in Juneau to pull...

 

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Author Norry Nash and her husband, carpenter Brian Pindel, purchased the former Human Resources building in collaboration with sister Amelia Nash.... Full story

 

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Haines High School students MacKenzy Dryden, Jacob Weerasinghe, and Grace Long-Godinez worked together to honor veterans in Haines and nationally...

 

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Sherry Loomis and her husband Craig have been selected to appear on the Today Show via Zoom as part of a short regular segment featuring people who...

 

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Monday, Nov. 2 was an official snow day for the Haines Borough School District. The blizzard kept most at home. Still, many essential and determined...

 

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William Wilder Tarleton came swiftly into the world on Oct. 23 at 11:40 p.m. weighing 8 lbs, 11oz. He was delivered by two nurses and his father Zach...

 

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Orson Michael Carter was born on Oct. 6 to parents Mike and Lori Carter. Orson weighed 8 pounds and 6.5 ounces and was 21 inches long. He joins big...

 

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