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Tribes meet to plan for environmental changes

Tribal members and staff of the Chilkat Indian Village (CIV) and the Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) met in Klukwan on Oct. 4 to discuss observed...

 

KHNS annual member meeting update

The KHNS board updated members last month on changes during the past year and expectations for the upcoming year. Sixty-one members attended the...

 

Sculptor thanks first responders

Colorful stones, hand-collected from the Chilkat Valley, lay embedded into two large slabs weighing about 600 pounds each. The stones are arranged to...

 

Glacier Bears win state chamionships

High school runners made Glacier Bear history last weekend, sweeping top individual and team awards...

 

Alaska-hire unconstitutional

Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson declared the state’s Alaska-hire laws unconstitutional last Thursday. The Department of Law said the...

 

United States Senator Dan Sullivan visits Haines

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan's one-day visit to Haines on Monday included a tour with the mayor, a visit...

 

Girls cross-country wins regionals

At the regional championship in Sitka last weekend, the girls cross-country team placed first in the...

 

Hunters report numbers of big game

As of Wednesday, hunters reported harvesting 18 moose and 10 mountain goats to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Elevan of the moose had...

 

Fortitude at Klukwan school

Despite multiple setbacks at the beginning of the school year – only one teacher, no working school bus, and no cook – the Klukwan School is...

 

Guest performance to celebrate Alaska

On Wednesday, Haines Arts Council will present “Spirit of the North,” a multimedia performance featuring live original piano compositions and...

 

Volleyball begins season with wins

The Haines Glacier Bears high school volleyball team won three out of four matches against Skagway during their first competition of the season last...

 

Students join in worldwide 'Climate Strike' movement

On Wednesday, students of all ages marched, chanted, and spoke in alignment with 4 million students...

 

Bears JV ends season strong

Despite injuries and illness, the junior varsity cross-country team set personal records last weekend in Ketchikan. Senior Dori Getchell finished her...

 

New borough planner to start October 14

Haines Borough manager Debra Schnabel hired Tim O’Melia as the new borough planner for his skills in policy and community engagement, she said. The...

 

Arts Outlook

Artist Talk & Author Readings to be held at museum Artist Katie Ione Craney’s collection “Landfalls” was inspired by Alaskan women writers,...

 

Cornejo to be replaced as mining forum chair

Haines Mining Forum committee member Heather Shade summarized changes to the mining forum during an HEDC meeting on Friday, including the decision to...

 

Hunters report six moose as of Wednesday

As of Wednesday afternoon, valley hunters have reported six moose taken since the hunt began Sunday. “(I’m) happy that all are legal so far with...

 

George finishes first at home meet

Glacier Bears Cross Country runner Siyel George finished first overall in the 500 meters men's race...

 

Electricity bills set to rise

This is the second in a series of stories about how Gov. Mike Dunleav’s vetoes will affect Haines residents. After the statewide Power Cost...

 

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