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 By Sylvia Heinz    Duly Noted    August 6, 2020 

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Jess Giddings married Austin Strutz on July 18 in Harrisburg, Oregon. The bride’s father, Al Giddings, officiated the ceremony. A total of 40 people...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 30, 2020

Fishing remains slow, chum returns 'extremely poor'

Poor chum salmon returns combined with an uncertain sockeye run have gillnetters concerned. "It's di...

 
 By Kathleen McCoy    News    July 9, 2020

Lende's latest book reflects on small-town political stress

Oh, the toxic political vitriol, the alternative facts, the intimidating personalities, the...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 9, 2020

Slow start to season for Lynn Canal gillnetters

The commercial drift gillnet season, which began June 21, is off to a slow start. Prices are comparable to this time last year, but so far fish...

 

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Carlee Mae Heinmiller, Haines High School 2010 alum, and William Young were married just outside Fort Collins, Colorado, on June 27. Although they...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 25, 2020

Haines unemployment rate is the highest in the state

In May, Haines had the highest unemployment rate in the state, according to preliminary numbers released by the Alaska Department of Labor and...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    June 4, 2020

ADF&G restrictions, COVID-19 could dampen gillnet season

Gillnetters in the Lynn Canal will face restrictions similar to last year’s despite a slight rebound in the Chilkat River chinook salmon population...

 

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Mike Case, a former Haines Borough assembly member and mayor, has moved with dog Fox to the Palmer Pioneer Home. Case said that although it is quite...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 28, 2020

DOT finalizes plans for summer highway project

Phase two of the Haines Highway reconstruction project will take place this summer. The Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT) said it hopes to...

 

Brewington remembered for kind heart

Sherrie Brewington died May 1, 2020 after succumbing to colon cancer. She was 69. Brewington was...

 

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Kimberley Strong is running for the Sealaska Board as an independent candidate. “Sustainability of our traditional ways of living off the land is...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 14, 2020

Eulachon study abandons old techniques due to COVID-19

For the first time, this year’s eulachon run estimate will be calculated without using the “mark-and-recapture” technique. The change in the est...

 

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Josie Allen celebrated her 40th birthday camping on the Katzehin and hiking the ridge towards Santa Claus Mountain with friends Alissa Henry, Gen...

 

McNamara, NBA star and coach, leaves legacy

Local coach, filmmaker, and former NBA player Mark McNamara, 60, died of heart failure on April 27...

 

Spring eulachon run brings people together for the first time since March

As spring slowly unlocks in the Chilkat Valley, so too have state social distancing restrictions,... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 23, 2020

Ocean-going king smolt continues to dip

An estimated 61,000 king smolt left the Chilkat River drainage in 2015, the lowest on record according to new Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 

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Haines Presbyterian Church pastor Dana Perreard said a friend’s video of praise songs on a street in Brazil inspired his “Amazing Grace...

 

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The website Thrillist has named the Haines Highway Alaska’s best scenic drive. “It’s not the road or even the legendary backdrop that puts...

 

Separate forums highlight risks and benefits of mining in Haines

How to minimize risks while maximizing the benefits of mining were themes at two mining forums held last week in Haines. It’s the second year in a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Haines Assembly misses Army Corps public comment deadline

The Haines Borough is asking the federal government to halt interim plans for in-place remediation for contaminated soil at 15 Mile on the Haines...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    March 12, 2020

Assembly Briefs

Two new tours approved This week, the Haines Borough Assembly approved two new tour permits—one for Chilkat River Adventures and one for Alaska...

 

With regard to the mining forum last week

PR spectacles displaying glossy certainties are paramount to professing the gospel of wealth. In order to create the kinds of over-confident...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Assembly discusses swath of budget cuts

From divesting from the Chilkat Center and Mosquito Lake Community Center to closing the visitor center seasonally and rejecting the library...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 20, 2020

Army Corps proposes soil cleanup plan

To remove fuel contaminants in the soil at 15.5 Mile Haines Highway, the Army Corps of Engineers proposed excavating at least 7,500 tons of soil as...

 
 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...

 

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