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 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 19, 2019 

CIA applies with state to change Seduction Point to Tlingint 'Ayiklutu'

The Chilkoot Indian Association has applied with the Alaska Historical Commission to change the name of Seduction Point, the southern tip of the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019 

Candidates outline positions during first of three forums

Five assembly candidates twice responded to questions on their ideas of the Haines Borough’s most pressing problems, ways to generate revenue, thoug...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019 

New signs beg the question: What is a scenic view?

New road signs installed on the Haines Highway by the Department of Transportation last month have some residents scratching their heads. Last month,...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019 

Meet the borough assembly candidates

Six candidates are vying for two seats on the Haines Borough Assembly in the Oct. 1 municipal election. The third highest vote getter will be...

 

Hunters report six moose as of Wednesday

As of Wednesday afternoon, valley hunters have reported six moose taken since the hunt began Sunday. “(I’m) happy that all are legal so far with...

 

Duly Noted

Elisabeth Laurel Ford was born to Lilly and Michael Ford on Sept. 13 at 3:25 AM, weighing in at 7 pounds 1 ounce and 19 and a half inches. Her arrival...

 

The state won't protect our resources

Last winter former Alaska state economist Gregg Erikson spoke in Haines on the economic impacts we might face if the Palmer Project goes forward....

 

Governor values outside industry over locals

I am amazed at the flagrant corruption our current governor exhibits.  What state elected official, who won an election because of large...

 

There's only one Chilkat River

There are many locations where mines can be developed.  There is only one Chilkat River, with its abundance of salmon, cultural importance, the...

 

Dunleavy's unannounced visit is appalling

Haines’ residents learned after-the-fact about Gov. Dunleavy’s recent visit to the Palmer Project with his chief of staff, Ben Stevens,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 5, 2019

Man flips car into Chilkat River

Police are investigating a Haines man who flipped his car over a guardrail at 6.5 Mile Haines Highwa...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Haines Hospice volunteerism down

Volunteerism for Hospice of Haines is dwindling. The group that provides care and support for critically or chronically ill patients and their...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Chilkoot sockeye count highest on record

Record numbers of sockeye salmon have passed through the Chilkoot River weir this season, surprising biologists and delighting local fishermen. As of...

 

Duly Noted

Renae Miner and Ryan Olsen were married in an intimate ceremony in the Redwoods State Park near Orick, California. The reception was held at the Gold...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 22, 2019

Six candidates vie for two seats in assembly race

Residents Diana Lapham, Sally McGuire, Zephyr Sincerny, Sean Gaffney and Gabe Thomas filed candidacy for two vacating seats on the Haines Borough...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 15, 2019

EPA fines Kensington mine for illegal discharge violations

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached three settlements with Kensington gold mine totaling $534,500 for discharge...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 8, 2019

Environmental groups, residents push back against Constantine's exploration permits

At least five local and out-of-state environmental groups and individuals filed informal requests for review to the Alaska Department of...

 
 By Sarah Chatta    News    August 8, 2019

Residents to embark on historic Tlingit trade route

This month, Haines residents Tim Ackerman and Mike Bott will embark on a nearly 200-mile route...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 25, 2019

Decades-old fuel spill surfaces in Chilkat River at slough near 15 Mile

Contaminated groundwater from a 51-year-old fuel spill at 15.5 Mile Haines Highway appears to be leaching into the Chilkat River slough, raising...

 

To the beautiful community of Haines

As you know, our lives have been forever changed and our hearts shattered with the loss of our beloved son. Words cannot describe the profound, heartf...

 

Duly Noted

Lexie DeWitt has returned from Washington where she spent a month visiting family along with her three children, Charlie, Loralai and Lucas. The four...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 18, 2019

Stakeholders meet about king decline

The pride of the Chilkat Valley— all five species of Pacific salmon— is at risk with Chilkat king salmon on the decline for six of the last seven...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 18, 2019

Trooper investigates collared bear death

Authorities are investigating the possible illegal shooting of a tagged brown bear sow killed near...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    July 18, 2019

DNR approves Constantine permit

A wastewater permit and reclamation plan for the Constantine exploration project was issued Wednesday by the state Department of Natural Resources...

 

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