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Glacier Bears defend state champ title

The Haines Glacier Bears cross country teams won the 2021 state championships in Anchorage on Oct....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 14, 2021

Haines teachers among lowest-paid in the state

While many policy makers and residents lament the lack of good-paying year-round jobs in the Chilkat Valley, most don’t address the fact that some...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 14, 2021

Final vote tally extends lead for Huling, Schnabel

The Haines Borough Assembly tallied the last votes—from mailed and emailed ballots—for borough assembly and school board on Tuesday. The final res...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 14, 2021

Will the bald eagles return this year?

Last fall, Stacie Evans counted fewer bald eagles around Haines than in any survey since 1986, when counts began. On the peak day in 2020, Evans obser...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 14, 2021

Chilkoot Indian Association secures two grants to revitalize Tlingit culture

Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) secured two federal grants to assist the tribe in revitalizing local Tlingit culture. One of the grants will go...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 14, 2021

Border to open for vaccinated Canadians

The U.S. will open the Canadian border for vaccinated foreign travelers in November, federal officials announced on Tuesday. Officials didn’t set a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 14, 2021

Piggott book details life on the pipeline, Klondike Highway

In a collection of journal entries, sketches and photographs, Margaret Piggott, 89, details her account as a woman and an environmentalist working...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 14, 2021

Coho derby continues with tie at the top

Haines’ coho derby just crossed the halfway point, and no one is winning. Well, two people are. Robert Jennings and Olen Larson are tied at the top...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 14, 2021

Group forms to support local police

A group of Haines residents are working toward forming a “Friends of the Haines Police” nonprofit with the aim to highlight and support local...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 14, 2021

Committee seeks to address Haines' housing issues

The Haines Borough Finance Committee decided Tuesday to create a working group to address the borough’s housing needs. The borough faces a housing...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 14, 2021

Landslide field work nears completion

The second and final phase of the Beach Road landslide geotechnical study is almost done. The...

 
 By Max Graham    News    October 14, 2021

Assembly creates commercial fisheries advisory board

The Haines Borough Assembly created an advisory board to guide the borough’s response to state and federal regulations that affect Haines...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 14, 2021

Story tellers wanted, River Talk is back

The Lynn Canal Community Players (LCCP) are bringing back River Talk on Thursday Oct. 21 after a more than year-and-a-half, pandemic-caused hiatus....

 

State psychiatric doctors are not political appointees

Editorial from this week’s Wrangell Sentinel Doctors at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute are there to help make people think and feel better about...

 

Backcountry Games

The Southeast Alaska State Fair hosted Backcountry games Sunday, Oct. 10 where residents of all...

 

Backcountry Games

The Southeast Alaska State Fair hosted Backcountry games Sunday, Oct. 10 where residents of all...

 

Backcountry Games

The Southeast Alaska State Fair hosted Backcountry games Sunday, Oct. 10 where residents of all...

 

Backcountry Games

The Southeast Alaska State Fair hosted Backcountry games Sunday, Oct. 10 where residents of all...

 

It's getting dark, but Haines is full of light

It was a dark and stormy night in the middle of a pandemic...and did that stop this town from coming out, calling in, whatever it took to support...

 

Can someone translate?

Hi. Can anyone tell me the literal meaning for the Tlingit name for Moose Valley or Mosquito Lake? In the Alaska Place Names database it is listed as...

 

Voter turnout is likely more than rolls project

Considering the high interest in the voter turnout, I think it would be wise to make sure you are reporting a complete picture. You report that 41%...

 

Understanding the Doctrine of Deification

Deification concerns the basic economy of GOD in Christ through the spirit, Eastern and Western. Traditions. “Theosis?” A. Saint Dominic. B....

 

Duly Noted

Cara Jane Murray, husband Rob and their four children are moving from Sitka to Anaconda, Mont., where they’ve bought a two-story, Victorian brick...

 

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