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Sean and Savannah Maidy, along with their children Piper and Rory, are quarantining with Sean Maidy’s parents, Kevin and Ann Maidy in Cary,...

 

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Polly Bryant and Dylan Palmieri were married on Saturday, August 15 at the Valley of the Eagles Golf Course. Eddie Bryant walked his daughter down...

 

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The Haines High School cross-country team has finished its second week of practice with new coach Jordan Baumgartner. “We’ve had a really good...

 

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Jess Giddings married Austin Strutz on July 18 in Harrisburg, Oregon. The bride’s father, Al Giddings, officiated the ceremony. A total of 40 people...

 

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Friends and family celebrated Mary Price’s 89th birthday Tuesday with a parade on Deishu Drive. The event was held outdoors with masks and hand...

 

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Madison Grey Olsen was born to Ryan and Renae Olsen at 10:49 p.m. on July 12 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. She measured 19.5 inches and...

 

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“Of Bears and Ballots,” a new book by local author Heather Lende, made the Pacific Northwest Independent Bestsellers List. The list is compiled...

 

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Carlee Mae Heinmiller, Haines High School 2010 alum, and William Young were married just outside Fort Collins, Colorado, on June 27. Although they...

 

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Huxley Evans Dunbar was born to Brittany and Luck Dunbar at Bartlett Hospital in Juneau at 6:50 p.m. June 24. He weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches...

 

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Teslin Grace Podsiki and Josh Whitby were married on Saturday, June 20 at the top of Shawnee Mountain in Delaware, Pennsylvania. Eleven people attende...

 

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Amelia Nash celebrated her birthday last week with a virtual karaoke party. “Sing me a song for my birthday!” she wrote. “I miss public...

 

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Liam Cassidy and Tracy Wirak were married on Saturday, June 6th, just past Kelgaya Point. The bride’s sister, Lizi Wirak, served as marriage...

 

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Mike Case, a former Haines Borough assembly member and mayor, has moved with dog Fox to the Palmer Pioneer Home. Case said that although it is quite...

 

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Thomas McGuire’s novel Steller’s Orchid, published in June 2019 by Boreal Books, received a silver medal at the Independent Booksellers Awards in...

 

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Kimberley Strong is running for the Sealaska Board as an independent candidate. “Sustainability of our traditional ways of living off the land is...

 

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Josie Allen celebrated her 40th birthday camping on the Katzehin and hiking the ridge towards Santa Claus Mountain with friends Alissa Henry, Gen...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    Duly Noted    May 7, 2020

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Erika Merklin donated sunflower starts to Haines School teachers and staff to celebrate Teacher’s Appreciation Week. Merklin and children Cameron...

 

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Greg Podsiki celebrated 30 years working for the United States Postal Service in Haines this week. Podsiki was surprised with decorations made by his...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    March 19, 2020

Commission rejects comp plan RFP

The planning commission voted unanimously to decline to award a bid for the 2025 Haines Borough Comprehensive Plan Action Summary, with some members...

 

Separate forums highlight risks and benefits of mining in Haines

How to minimize risks while maximizing the benefits of mining were themes at two mining forums held last week in Haines. It’s the second year in a...

 

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Alaria Lilly Havana Lockart was born to Erica Totland and Justin Lockart 9:16 a.m. March 3 at Bartlett Regional Hospital. Alaria weighed 6 lbs., 7...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    March 5, 2020

Aqueous storage draft ordinance recommended for official withdrawal

The Haines Borough Government Affairs and Services Committee recommended the assembly withdraw from consideration six pending ordinances introduced...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    March 5, 2020

Shops seek new date for tax-free promotion

Participating local businesses experienced a boost in sales Monday during the second sales tax holiday of the fiscal year. The sales tax holiday...

 

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Ashley Sage received a serendipitous phone call on Valentine’s Day. Her sister Tara Heinrich, who lives in rural New Hampshire, wanted to know if...

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    News    February 20, 2020

Excursion Inlet floatplane dock among those targeted for DOT cuts

The Excursion Inlet floatplane dock, the small community’s sole source of mail delivery during harsh winter conditions, has been targeted for...

 

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