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Articles from the March 8, 2018 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 8, 2018

University cancels Chilkat timber sale

The University of Alaska is withdrawing its controversial timber sale on 400 acres of land on the Chilkat Peninsula and will instead focus on resident...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 8, 2018

Students to stage walkouts in response to school shootings

The Haines High School student council will lead a walkout next week in support of stricter gun regulations after recent school shootings, said...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 8, 2018

Fish and Wildlife looks into Chilkat Lake resident after 'falcon' attack

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating a Chilkat Lake property owner for violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act after he wrote in a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 8, 2018

More employees support, criticize Alaska Excursions

Four additional former Alaska Excursions employees have publicly criticized Robert Murphy’s Alaska Excursions tour company for unsafe practices....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 8, 2018

Ferry terminal expansion on track

The Alaska Department of Transportation will expand the ferry terminal next year in preparation for two additional Alaska class ferries slated to...

 
 By Liam Cassidy    News    March 8, 2018

Glacier Bears face uphill battle as regional tournament progresses

If either Glacier Bear basketball team is going to earn a berth at this year's 2A state tournament,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 8, 2018

Klukwan fundraises for playground

Klukwan School is fundraising to build a playground for its growing student body, which more than...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 8, 2018

Haines, Klukwan spellers head to Anchorage for state spelling bee

The Haines and Klukwan spelling bees had repeat winners this year as fifth grader Willa Stuart and sixth grader Raven Hotch both won for the second...

 

Long was faithful family member, friend

On Sunday friends and family of Pam Long, 59, filled the Haines Christian Center to celebrate her li...

 

Balance ecology with tourism

For many residents of the upper Lynn Canal there is a seminal belief that we live in a sacred landscape; a home which deserves our utmost respect....

 

Postman sends his thanks

To all the postal patrons of Haines, the crew of Alaska Seaplanes and of course my hardworking friends at the Haines Post Office - a very big thank...

 

Ban local sale of assault weapons

When I read that two major U.S. retailer stores have voluntarily ceased the sale of AR-15 type weapons I felt a sense of hopefulness that America...

 

Rooting for garden conference

Southeast Gardener’s of Alaska would like to extend a big home grown thank you to all of the volunteers, participants, presenters, coordinators and...

 

Duly Noted

Friends and members of the Presbyterian Church came to the Chilkat Center for a retirement party honoring Ron and Jacque Horn on Saturday. Susan Weera...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, Feb. 27 Police contacted the registered owners of vehicles on Ed Shirley Drive that appear to have been abandoned. Wednesday, Feb. 28 A calle...

 

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