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E-bike delivery service begins in Haines After COVID-19 eliminated her primary sources of...

 

Duly Noted

Friends and family celebrated Mary Price’s 89th birthday Tuesday with a parade on Deishu Drive. The event was held outdoors with masks and hand...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    July 23, 2020

Borough begins land sale talks

Haines Borough lands may be on the market in the not-too-distant future. The assembly and planning commission began initial talks last week about...

 
 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...

 

Annual work begins on Chilkoot Lake docks

Chilkoot Lake Tours began annual maintenance on the Chilkoot Lake boat docks July 6. This year, dock repairs will be more extensive than in past...

 

Leak remembered for humility, intelligence

There will be a celebration of electrician Marvin Leak's life at 2 p.m. on June 27 at New Hope...

 
 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...

 

Duly Noted

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

 
 By Sylvia Heinz    Duly Noted    May 7, 2020

Duly Noted

Erika Merklin donated sunflower starts to Haines School teachers and staff to celebrate Teacher’s Appreciation Week. Merklin and children Cameron...

 

Duly Noted

Video footage of product development specialist Riley Erekson pouring liquid from a beaker was included in a nationally broadcast story on NBC...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    January 16, 2020

New data quantifies 2019 tour season

From May through September last year, 85,330 people toured the Chilkat Valley by four-wheeler, boat, bus, bike, plane or on their own feet, according...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 19, 2019

Residents felt the heat in 2019

Gov. Mike Dunleavy's deep budget cut proposals and the ensuing battle for ferries, education,...

 

This week in history

Nov. 24, 1969 Casting tryouts for a winter play "Exit the Body" will begin Wednesday evening at 8...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 31, 2019

150-year-old Tlingit maps celebrated

In 2007, when cartographer John Cloud was cataloging more than 7,000 maps at the National Archives...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 31, 2019

U.S. Fish and Wildlife await tribal response for Chilkoot corridor road project

Avoiding impacts to Chilkoot Tlingit cultural artifacts buried along the Chilkoot River corridor, the site of a planned road improvement project, and...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    October 24, 2019

Chilkoot Corridor project delayed until spring 2020

Chilkoot Lake Road corridor improvements, set to begin this fall, are being delayed a year, Alaska State Parks officials announced this week....

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 3, 2019

Chilkoot Lake road improvement project delay

The State Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation will accept bids for the Chilkoot Lake Road Corridor Improvement Project until Oct. 9, after delayi...

 

This Week in History

Sept. 16, 1970 “Fireman, Save That Church!” was the cry yesterday when a group of citizens headed by Mrs. Eunice Benson halted the burning of the...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    August 29, 2019

Haines Brewing combats salty beer

When Paul Wheeler of Haines Brewing Company heard that the borough was reaching record-low levels...

 
 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...

 

This week in history

Aug. 25, 1969 The “pole of all our people in Alaska” was dedicated here last Saturday in a colorful ceremony attended by State officials, local...

 

Duly Noted

By Lexie DeWitt Haines graduate Matt Myers and his wife Stephanie welcomed son Matteo Calvin Myers on July 31. Matteo weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces and j...

 

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