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 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 20, 2018 

Top coho weighs 10.55 pounds so far

The race is on for the biggest catch in the second annual Silver Salmon Fishing Derby that began...

 

Two of these four candidates will be Haines' next assembly members

What is the single biggest issue facing Haines? Maidy: The single biggest issue facing Haines is polarization. We are a town of very strong opinions...

 

Candidates attend first forums

About 20 residents turned out to hear assembly candidates answer ten questions at the Haines Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum Tuesday afternoon in...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 13, 2018

Drivers deflated over flat tires on highway

Residents, tourists, businesses and auto repair shops have seen a spike in the number of flat tires...

 

Duly Noted

Sarah Warner and Christopher Latorre were married last month in Klukwan along the banks of the Chilkat River near the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

Board re-sends letter critical of ADFG

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee resubmitted a letter to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game protesting the agency’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

Strong sockeye run returns to Chilkoot, electric fence goes up

Chilkoot sockeye escapement is approaching Alaska Department of Fish and Game's upper escapement...

 

Duly Noted

Teresa Land got a big surprise when she arrived at what she thought was a birthday party for her husband David and turned out to be a 40th...

 

Alaska House of Representatives District 33 democratic primary candidate questionnaire

Would you support giving the Chilkat River a Tier 3 Designation? Who should be the final designating authority: the legislature, the Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Takshanuk backs off 26 Mile project

Takshanuk Watershed Council announced Monday it is backing out of a wetland mitigation project at the 26 Mile Pond, but State Parks southeast area...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 2, 2018

Local board challenges Fish and Game, breaks Open Meetings Act

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials rejected this week a request from the local Upper Lynn Canal Advisory Commitee to stop all fill and...

 

Arts Outlook

Book signings part of First Friday Book signings, live music, paintings and sidewalk chalk will make August’s First Friday a fun summer evening....

 

Duly Noted

Lucy-Anne Bieberich was born to Sylvia and Chad Bieberich, at 3:50 a.m. on July 31, 13 days past her due date and four hours before her scheduled...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    July 26, 2018

Erosion threatens long-term closure of Porcupine Road

Porcupine Road is at risk of closing this winter if a short-term fix to block flooding from the Klehini River fails. Haines Borough manager Debra...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 19, 2018

Sockeye return falls short of projections

A pulse of sockeye swam up the Chilkoot River early this week, bolstering what was a dismal early run, but the Chilkat River still has Alaska...

 

Car found in pond at 14 Mile

A car was retrieved from a pond along the Chilkat River about 14 miles north on the Haines Highway...

 

Training almost over, triathlon this Sunday

Biking, paddling and running solo for a total of almost 40 miles sounds hard enough, but imagine carrying your bike on your back as you hike several m...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 28, 2018

Hatchery chums are '$10 fish'

It’s looking like a lousy king salmon year and it’s too early to know much about sockeye returns, but the Haines fishing fleet is harvesting a sol...

 

Assembly Briefs

Assembly adopts Chilkat River Access recommendations The borough assembly unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday endorsing the Chilkat River Access...

 

Arts Outlook

Photos and demos at July First Friday Businesses participating in Haines’ First Friday celebration invite the public to view nature photography,...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, June 19 A caller reported animal remains near Mount Riley Road. An officer made contact with the owner of a vehicle parked in the wrong direc...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 28, 2018

Haines 4th of July Special Feature

Grand marshal honor goes to Lucy Harrell The Haines Fourth of July organizing committee has planned...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 21, 2018

University approves moving ahead with Haines timber sale

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has directed staff to proceed with negotiations for a timber sale in the Haines area, with final contract...

 

Thanks for helping student rafters

Many thanks to Rainbow Glacier Adventures for the generous donation of a rafting trip to our students as a wonderful culmination of a year of studies...

 

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