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Chilkat king returns mark lowest on record

Preliminary King salmon returns in the Chilkat River drainage are estimated at less than 1000 fish,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 27, 2018

Assembly adopts conservation resolution amid controversy

The Haines Borough Assembly adopted 4-2 a contentious resolution in support of the Stand for Salmon citizen’s initiative on Tuesday evening....

 

Borough to seek legal advice about revoking Alaska Excursions' permit

In an effort to shield the borough from legal liability, borough staff last week halted public...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 27, 2018

Fish and Game to study valley bears

"You all call her Speedy, I call her 235," Anthony Crupi, Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 27, 2018

Cruise visitors to jump by up to 25,000

Foot traffic coming across the Haines dock from cruise ships and the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry next season is predicted to increase by 17.5 to 19...

 

Ballot question guest editorials

I support ‘On-Call’ police service By Chuck Mitman What I would like to invite you to realize, as I have is this: that without it, someone,...

 

Market awarded grant

The Alaska Farmers Market Association has awarded the Haines Farmers Market a grant that aims to boost attendance and increase sales for vendors....

 

Arts Outlook

CBD oil and flies at First Friday October’s First Friday will include hand-drawn cartography, an assortment of hand-tied flies and streamers and...

 

Glacier Bears head to state meet in Anchorage

The boys and girls cross country teams both placed second behind Sitka at the Region 5 cross country championship in Juneau last weekend and are...

 

Hotch was elder and culture bearer

Evelyn Hotch, 83, known as Kaaxkwei in Lingit, died at her Klukwan home on Sep. 10, after being bed... Full story

 

You are the wind in our SAILs

I would like to thank this amazing community for your support of Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) and some our community’s most...

 

Thanks for the fresh summer produce

Thank you Four Winds Farm for providing beautiful fresh produce to Haines residents all summer. Without fail, we could rely that every Saturday you...

 

Appoint, don't elect board members

Vote NO on Proposition #1 I have served on the Haines Borough Planning Commission for sixteen years. The commission has always been a diverse group th...

 

The B.C. Mine accident didn't hurt fish

Tier III was predicated on the assumption that the 2014 mine accident in eastern B.C. was a disaster on their local salmon run. Now that we know that...

 

Mining has a place, but not on a fish stream

Dale Kelley, Executive Director of the Alaska Trollers Association, expressed her concern about mines being developed upstream of the Stikine River....

 

Duly Noted

Ten years ago, Mike Falvey and Liz Marantz-Falvey along with their children Rigel Beckish and Orion Falvey welcomed foreign exchange student Amedeo...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, September 18 A Deishu Drive caller reported a bear in the area. The Klehini Valley Fire Department and Alaska Division of Forestry responded...

 

Our police response issue is a political decision

I have been following the ongoing discussion concerning police services outside the townsite and would like to offer my sense of the problem and it's...

 

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