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 News    July 29, 2021 

Bald Eagle Foundation cancels fall festival

The American Bald Eagle Foundation announced Tuesday that it is canceling its November festival due to COVID-19 concerns and a limited budget. “We...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    July 29, 2021 

Arts Outlook

Display of antiquarian books Haines reporter and writer Tom Morphet will display a collection of...

 
 By Sarah Elliott    Duly Noted    July 29, 2021 

Duly Noted

Dan Schultz and Stacie Evans were married at Chilkat State Park on July 24. Derek Poinsette officiated the wedding ceremony that was followed by a...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 22, 2021

Chopper hoists stranded paddlers from Tsirku

Three residents plucked from the Tsirku River by a tethered Coast Guard rescue swimmer Sunday said...

 
 By Abbey Collins    News    July 15, 2021

Chum returns are off to a good start, but sockeye below average

Three weeks into the Upper Lynn Canal commercial gillnetting season, fisheries managers say it’s off to a good start. “It’s actually pretty...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 1, 2021

Fast Ferry to begin operating in late July

Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry will operate beginning July 27 and run through Sept. 22. Due to COVID-19 precautions, they won’t board independent...

 

This Week in History

June 1971 Kayaks, canoes and rafts will careen down Chilkoot in annual 'Mad Raft Race' This year's...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 3, 2021

U.S. Senators renew push for landless tribe settlement

Alaska’s U.S. Senators are planning to reintroduce legislation that would allow Native Alaskans in Haines, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 20, 2021

Twenty Glacier Bear seniors graduate at in-person event

The Haines High School Class of 2021 paraded down Main Street Tuesday evening after their...

 

Business Briefs

Local farm to expand farmland Sunnyside Farms of Haines is working to add between 5 to 12 acres to its farm. Co-owner Scott Hansen negotiated a lease...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 13, 2021

Chilkoot River eulachon run yet to materialize

The Chilkoot River eulachon run has yet to materialize and could be the lowest on record since Chilkoot Indian Association and Takshanuk Watershed...

 

Duly Noted

Nine-year-old Asher Jimenez was walking home at 10 a.m. on Sunday when he cut through the school playground and encountered a bear running at him. Gab...

 

Holgate was proud pilot, fisherman and homemaker

Betty Holgate, 88, was buried beside her husband, son, and a family friend at a simple service on...

 

DOWA has no interest in our community

My name is Ryland Bell and the Chilkat Valley is my home. This valley, this perfect cleft in the world, means nearly everything to me and to hundreds...

 

Brewery efforts raise thousands for December storm relief

Breweries in Juneau and Haines raised more than $18,000 in donations for Haines storm relief, an amount that will be doubled by Alaska’s Rasmuson Fo...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 8, 2021

2021 5th year in a row of no king fishing

King salmon sport fishing in the Chilkat Inlet north of Seduction Point is again closed from April 1 through July 15—the fifth consecutive year...

 

Duly Noted

Inspired by the work of Friedensreich Hundertwasser, art students Finn McMahan and Patience Nelson created a poster to celebrate the valley’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 1, 2021

Why don't geologists give straight answers?

There’s an old joke among rock experts. Ask a geologist what’s two plus two, they’ll likely answer “somewhere between three and five and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 18, 2021

ADFG forecast: salmon returns down

Salmon runs for the Chilkat and Chilkoot rivers are expected to be below average to average this year, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and...

 

We're behind the curve with heliski regulation

As we welcome our first visitors to Haines for the heliski season, the Borough is taking steps to safeguard our community with Covid mitigation...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 18, 2021

Lynn Canal gillnetters face another year of conservative management restrictions

The Haines gillnet fleet will, once again, see a conservative set of management restrictions for the 2021 season, according to a Feb. 8 press release...

 

Duly Noted

It was a busy week for Haines High School students and staff. The Student Council put on a cupcake Valentine’s Day fundraiser: North Douglas...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 4, 2021

Chilkoot Lake Road closed to winter vehicle traffic permanently

Alaska State Parks has permanently closed the Chilkoot Lake corridor road to motorized vehicle...

 

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