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 By Ceri Godinez    News    January 16, 2020 

New reporter backs Subaru into snow drift

After an uneventful 14-hour drive through -40 degree weather in the Yukon, it took me less than 48...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020 

New data quantifies 2019 tour season

From May through September last year, 85,330 people toured the Chilkat Valley by four-wheeler, boat, bus, bike, plane or on their own feet, according...

 

Duly Noted

Lila Chip Lende was born to Christian Lende and Ella Shepherd of Margaret River, Western Australia, on Jan. 9. Lila weighed 7.5 lbs. and measured 20...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents felt the heat in 2019

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's deep budget cut proposals and the ensuing battle for ferries, education,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Hunters concerned about parks regs in preserve

The Chilkat Bald Eagle Advisory Council voted 4-3 to move the 25 Mile Chilkat Valley Wilderness Memorial from the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve into...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 12, 2019

Local groups protest Ring of Fire management plan

The Bureau of Land Management may expand allotted helicopter landings on the 320,000 acres of mountain terrain in the Chilkat Valley from 300 to...

 

Duly Noted

Katelyn Nicole Grant was born at 8:46 p.m. on Dec. 7 in Juneau to Alexis Trout and Cory Grant. Katelyn weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19.75 inches...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    December 5, 2019

Local smokejumper details record season

Squeezed into the back-bending cargo area on a fixed-wing plane in July, Haines resident Russell...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 21, 2019

Hunter cited for State Parks violation

Last week, a hunter was cited for shooting a bear—not for the bear itself, but because of where he shot it. On Nov. 11, Alaska State Parks ranger...

 

This week in history

Nov. 24, 1969 Casting tryouts for a winter play "Exit the Body" will begin Wednesday evening at 8...

 

Mine waste has health costs

My grandfather worked in one of many big mines upstream of the lake where I swam as a kid. He dreamed about the riches we’d have if his mine got...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    November 14, 2019

Looming SCOTUS decision delays permit

By Jenna Kunze The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s forthcoming decision to approve or revoke Constantine Metal Resources’ waste...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 14, 2019

Children compete in coho derby for first time

John Austin, 67, of White Rock, British Columbia, won the third annual Haines Sportsman's...

 

This week in history

Nov. 17, 1969 The Alaska Travel Show – at the Chilkat Center for the Arts on Thanksgiving Weekend...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 7, 2019

State maps to change Seduction Point to 'Ayiklutu'

The Alaska Historical Commission voted unanimously last week to change the name of Seduction Point to Ayiklutu, a Tlingit word defined as “small...

 

Give bears undisturbed access

Haines has had more bear activity in residential areas this fall than ever before. Biologists suggest that a low return of fish in the Chilkat River...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 31, 2019

150-year-old Tlingit maps celebrated

In 2007, when cartographer John Cloud was cataloging more than 7,000 maps at the National Archives...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 31, 2019

U.S. Fish and Wildlife await tribal response for Chilkoot corridor road project

Avoiding impacts to Chilkoot Tlingit cultural artifacts buried along the Chilkoot River corridor, the site of a planned road improvement project, and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 31, 2019

Festival celebrates 25 years

The American Bald Eagle Foundation is celebrating its 25th Annual American Bald Eagle Festival next...

 

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...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 10, 2019

King runs on the rise, though not yet "healthy"

Preliminary estimates show that Chilkat king salmon are expected to meet escapement goal for the...

 

This week in history

Oct. 6 1969 Discussions Friday between the city councils of Haines and Port Chilkoot aimed at...

 

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