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 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...

 

Duly Noted

Deanna Wheeler and Candi Bradford hosted a “see ya later” party on June 27 for the Crager family and Joshua Wheeler. Joshua Wheeler and Makayla...

 

High flows may speed Chilkoot River racers

High flows could make for a thrilling ride at the annual Mad River Raft Race, a Fourth of July tradition in Haines since the 1960s. The informal,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 24, 2021

Chilkoot Lake Corridor project nears completion

Southeast Roadbuilders finished paving Chilkoot Lake Road last week and the $1.6 million improvement project, more than 10 years in the making, is nea...

 

This Week in History

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

 

Chilkoot Lake Road is abysmal

It is difficult for me to comprehend the incredible level of stupidity or outright incompetence that accompanied the planning and design of our new...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    June 17, 2021

First cruise ship in nearly two years docks

The first cruise ship to visit Haines in 622 days, the American Constellation, docked Saturday. The...

 

What's making our dogs sick?

I live out the Highway on Mosquito Lake Road. I have two dogs, a terrier named Rocky and a German Shepherd named River. Rocky is known to eat...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    May 6, 2021

ProHNS submits proposal for road design

Engineering firm proHNS has submitted a proposal for the engineering of roads damaged by the December natural disaster, a first step toward permanent...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 22, 2021

Two dogs get sick after Chilkoot visits

An unknown substance near the Chilkoot River made dogs sick twice this month. The pet owners had to make their animals vomit and the dogs needed...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 18, 2021

Woman gets surprise bite while using outhouse

Although Shannon Stevens was prepared for the sting of cold when she bared her behind in a Chilkat Lake outhouse last weekend, she wasn’t expecting...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 11, 2021

Man mauled by bear near Chilkoot Lake

Bart Pieciul, 38, was released from the Bartlett Regional Hospital Tuesday after being mauled by a...

 
 By Ceri Godinez    News    February 11, 2021

Uptick in dogs caught in traps this winter

Three dogs have been caught in traps during the past two months. Most recently, on Jan. 30, Bodhi, a husky mix, got his foot caught in a leg-hold... Full story

 

Kauffman was free spirit, outdoor enthusiast

Josephine "Jo" Kauffman, the free-spirited daughter of late Haines centenarian Hazel Englund, died...

 
 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...

 
 By Sarah Elliott    News    January 28, 2021

Duly Noted

Kai Dixon moved from Haines back to Wasilla with his family at the end of summer 2020 and has transitioned his high school athletic career in grand...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 17, 2020

What can Haines learn from Sitka's deadly landslide?

On Aug. 18, 2015 more than 40 landslides fell across Baranof and Chichagof Islands. The largest slid... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 5, 2020

Anderson takes first in annual coho derby

Steve Anderson won the 2020 Haines Sportsmen's Association Coho Derby. The third annual derby saw...

 

Task force recommends seasonal hire to address town's bear problem

The Haines Borough’s bear task force is recommending the assembly consider hiring a seasonal public safety officer to perform outreach and assist...

 

Thanks for the new dump station

We would like to thank the Haines Borough for installing a public dump station at the Sewer & Water Department on Fair Drive. A dump station is...

 

Road closed at Chilkoot corridor

Construction on the Chilkoot Lake road corridor has begun and the road is closed to vehicles and pedestrians seven days a week with some exceptions fo...

 

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