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 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

State House District 33 voters support Gross for Congress

Sitka fisherman and former U.S. Senate candidate Al Gross captured the most votes for Alaska’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives among...

 
 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...

 

Electronics recycling served 92 entities

Thank you to our amazing 36 volunteers who helped with electronic recycling, prepping scrap metal, the scrap box, and fishnets on Friday and...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Park service to assist HEDC in trails plan

The Haines Economic Development Corporation will develop a master trail plan for the Chilkat Valley with help from a grant from the National Park...

 
 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...

 

Need answers please

Local commissions and committees are stacked decks to promote foreign and mega-industrial extractive industry interests with little regard for...

 

Bowman, stevedore, basketball star, dies at 86

Leonard Bowman, a star basketball player who worked at Alaska Indian Arts and as a stevedore and... Full story

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 17, 2022

Artists pass on traditional skills through new CIA apprenticeships

Chilkoot Indian Association's first cohort of arts mentors and apprentices began working on...

 

Thanks for rich curriculum at Klukwan School

Klukwan School would like to thank Joe Hotch for teaching traditional Tlingit knowledge, Tracy Wirak-Cassidy for her ongoing real-world science...

 

No snakes in Alaska or on the Moon (yet)

Is Alaska familiar with St. Patrick’s Day? That one night of the year American-lrish people live for—yet can never remember? (The tragedy of my...

 

Duly Noted

Klukwan School teacher Laura McIndoe reports that students learned about animal tracks, snow crystals, measuring snow and types of snow in Tracy Wirak...

 
 By Max Graham    News    February 17, 2022

Residents identify ways to improve food system

About 20 Haines and Skagway residents brainstormed a vision for the future of food production in the upper Lynn Canal last weekend on Zoom, as part...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 10, 2022

Bird count low but includes snowy owl

The number of birds spotted in the 2021 Audubon Christmas Bird Count dropped from historic numbers,...

 

Duly Noted

Haines School superintendent Roy Getchell might add “light dentistry” to the list of “other duties, as assigned” in his contract. Getchell...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 3, 2022

Klukwan School to remain open

Klukwan School staff and families are hopeful that the school will stay open the remainder of the year now that they have a long-term substitute...

 

Arion and the Olive Branch

In my last letter, I spilled the beans about the toehold we artists enjoy in the new historical Renaissance (200-300 year duration is my guess, solar...

 

Culture bearer, Tlingit leader dies at home

Smith "Smitty" Katzeek, 85, died in Klukwan Dec. 6. He suffered from lung disease and diabetes. Wife... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 22, 2021

2021 sees rebuilding, recovery from disaster, pandemic

Recovery and rebuilding were the watchwords of 2021 as residents navigated life in Haines among the...

 
 By Max Graham    News    December 16, 2021

Residents launch food policy project

A team of local residents is launching an effort to collect information about food production, storage and supply in the Upper Lynn Canal. The effort...

 

Strong, chef, Native advocate, dies at 75

Tony Strong, an attorney who also worked as a professional chef, was memorialized at a Saturday... Full story

 

Duly Noted

There are still about 20 fir Christmas trees available to buy at Haines High School. See English teacher Alex Van Wyhe or stop by the school’s main...

 

Duly Noted

Klukwan is mourning the deaths of two long-time residents, Smith “Smitty” Katzeek, 85, and Tony Strong, 75. Smith died Monday morning at his...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 2, 2021

Klukwan songwriter featured in Disney cartoon "Shake Your Tale"

Klukwan resident and Diné (Navajo) artist Clara Natonabah wrote and sang a Navajo song that was fea...

 

Chatham School District superintendent found dead

Chatham School District superintendent Bruce Houck, 61, was found dead in his home Wednesday morning. Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Tim Despain...

 

Duly Noted

Lincoln Burke Jones was born at 3:21 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, to Lauren Clark Jones and Brian Jones of Chicago. Arriving about a month...

 

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