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 By Max Graham    News    June 30, 2022 

Early chum salmon catches lag but sockeye harvest, prices start strong

High dock prices and a strong sockeye salmon catch have kept hope afloat for the Lynn Canal commercial drift gillnet fishery, which opened June 19 wit...

 

Politics should not influence fishery work

Thank you for the articles on the Haines Highway. It made me sad and disappointed, though not surprised. Twenty years ago, I was an Alaska Department...

 

Duly Noted

Georgiana Hotch and Jeff David Jr. (see picture with article) were presented with plaques and gold...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022

AMG owners purchase jetboat tour company

Sean Gaffney and Eli Fierer, co-owners of Chilkat Guides and Alaska Mountain Guides (AMG), took control of another major local tour operator this...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

Upturned trunks mystify motorists

Stands of dead tree trunks planted along Haines Highway have befuddled Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Pre...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    June 16, 2022

Concrete crumbling beneath giant culverts at 19 Mile

Concrete foundations are crumbling beneath four giant culverts built at 19 Mile Haines Highway last...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 16, 2022

Summer camps and programs back after pandemic hiatus

Children will find plenty of entertainment this summer from camps, sports leagues, and other activities. The following is a list of some of the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

Gillnet season on; skippers optimistic

Lynn Canal drift gillnetters will set out Sunday morning for the fishery’s opener expecting slightly better returns than last year and increased...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 9, 2022

Residents discuss trails, forest schedule at planning session

Haines Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) held a planning session last week for input on its master trails plan and the 2022-2026 Haines State...

 

We need to evaluate future of Chilkat River

Business as usual will get us the kind of degraded or nonexistent salmon runs and fishing industry of Northern California, Oregon, and Washington....

 

Haines needs to take control of its future

Last week’s story about Liz Cornejo becoming an employee of the Japanese company Dowa was illuminating, but not because of what was in the story....

 

Duly Noted

Esmé Anne Marie Reed was born May 19 at Bartlett Regional Hospital, arriving three and a half weeks earlier than expected. She was 6 lbs. 3 oz. and...

 

Duly Noted

Justin Swinton and Courtney Reay were married at Love Lane Barn in Bozeman, Montana on May 14. The bride’s mother is Patty Reay and the groom’s...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 19, 2022

Eagle preserve council to assess fish habitat impacts from commercial tours

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Advisory Council voted this week to devise a method of assessing impacts on fish habitat from commercial...

 

Honor our right to participate in decisions

Last month, the Constantine-DOWA partnership submitted a permit application for the Palmer Project’s newly designed waste management system. The...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    May 5, 2022

Eulachon run arrives; schools spotted in Chilkoot

The cries and barks of seagulls and sea lions at the Chilkoot and Chilkat Rivers can be heard as the spring-time eulachon run begins to materialize....

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 5, 2022

New forest management schedule released; public comments due June 7

The state last week released a five-year management schedule for the Haines State Forest that includes more than a dozen timber sales and plans to...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Environmental orgs request public review for new Palmer wastewater plan

Several environmental groups submitted a letter to the state last week requesting a public comment period for Constantine Metal Resources’ revised...

 

Duly Noted

Harvey Francis Daly Van Wyhe was born 3:11 p.m. April 22 to Fran Daly and Alex Van Wyhe at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Harvey is the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 21, 2022

Details from decades-old U.S. census give glimpse of local history

Full details from the 1950 U.S. Census were released earlier this month, intriguing historians from around the country and providing a snapshot of...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 21, 2022

Coho, sockeye runs projected to be average; kings, pinks to be low

Local sockeye and coho salmon runs are expected to be average this season, while the Chilkat king salmon run is projected to fall below the state’s...

 

Duly Noted

Stevie Lynn Young was born to Carlee Heinmiller Young and Will Young at 3:45 a.m. Saturday, April 16 in Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colo....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 14, 2022

Assembly approves phase 3 concept for Lutak Dock

The Haines Borough Assembly voted 5-1 to approve conceptual plans for Phases 1, 2 and 3 of the Lutak Dock—a controversial vote for many residents wh...

 

Not an environmentalist, don't want ore trucks

I’d like to address the subject of foreign mining companies operating in the Chilkat Valley. I am not an environmentalist, but imagine the traffic...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 31, 2022

Contaminated soil cleanup continues at 15.5 Mile

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is resuming cleanup of soil contaminated by a fuel spill more than 50 years ago at 15.5 Mile Haines Highway. The...

 

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