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King left his mark through carving

Joseph Luke King Jr., 59, known as "Uncle Joe" in Klukwan where he lived, didn't begin carving in... Full story

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 13, 2018

Drivers deflated over flat tires on highway

Residents, tourists, businesses and auto repair shops have seen a spike in the number of flat tires...

 

Sweet loved softball, family and native lifestyle

Life-long Klukwan resident Christine Sweet, 61, Choosèe, an eagle of the Thunderbird house, was... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Joe Ordonez toured the Chilkat Valley with KOMO News from Seattle earlier this month. The group took a float trip through the eagle preserve on the...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, September 4 A Deishu Drive caller reported a possible trespasser. Haines Police Department received a request for a welfare check at 33 Mile...

 

Troopers must accept jurisdiction

In your article “Residents Critique ‘On-Call’ Police Service, my position was misrepresented as saying the borough should lobby for the trooper... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Sarah Warner and Christopher Latorre were married last month in Klukwan along the banks of the Chilkat River near the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural and...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, August 28 A Haines Area caller reported a lost brown leather wallet. Haines PD investigated a report of a protective order violation. A...

 

Arts Outlook

Book sale, trucker hats at First Friday A slew of First Friday live arts events in downtown Haines and nearby are planned for Friday, Sep. 7...

 

Celebration of life to be held for Allen

There will be a local celebration of life for former resident Geraldine Ann Albecker Allen, known as “Gal Gal,” on Sept. 1. Terri Remeto said her... Full story

 

Duly Noted

Teresa Land got a big surprise when she arrived at what she thought was a birthday party for her husband David and turned out to be a 40th...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018

Lost man finds divine solace as rescuers scour Sunshine Mountain

While multiple agencies and volunteers conducted a search-and-rescue operation for him, 74-year-old...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 16, 2018

Three new teachers join schools

Teachers at Haines and Klukwan Schools are gearing up for bustling classrooms as the new school year nears. Haines School hired two new teachers and...

 

Host of rescuers saved our dad

Thank you to everyone who helped with the search for my dad, Valentino Burattin: Phil Wilde with Wildefire Pyrotechnics, many people from Klukwan,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 2, 2018

Local board challenges Fish and Game, breaks Open Meetings Act

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials rejected this week a request from the local Upper Lynn Canal Advisory Commitee to stop all fill and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    August 2, 2018

Assembly to consider transportation plan

As Haines’ population ages, the borough and local human services organizations expect demand for accessible transportation to rise, putting...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, July 24 Police responded to a suicidal person in Klukwan. A water/sewer alarm was activated on Piedad Road. The Haines Volunteer Fire...

 

Assembly to rezone Jones Point to light industrial

The borough assembly Tuesday unanimously confirmed the Haines Borough Planning Commission’s recommendation to rezone all heavy-industrial land at Jo...

 

Duly Noted

Charlotte Libby Rietze was born on July 7 at the Juneau Family Birth Center to Genny and Harry Rietze. Charlotte “Lottie” was born at 3 a.m. and...

 

Heritage Center in Klukwan displays two Chilkat blankets

Visitors to the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center in Klukwan can now see two Chilkat blankets. The...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 5, 2018

Funding might be available for re-use of Jones Point

The Takshanuk Watershed Council believes it is nearing the end of soil remediation at the former Jones Point property that it purchased three years...

 

Training almost over, triathlon this Sunday

Biking, paddling and running solo for a total of almost 40 miles sounds hard enough, but imagine carrying your bike on your back as you hike several m...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 21, 2018

University approves moving ahead with Haines timber sale

The University of Alaska Board of Regents has directed staff to proceed with negotiations for a timber sale in the Haines area, with final contract...

 

Thanks for helping student rafters

Many thanks to Rainbow Glacier Adventures for the generous donation of a rafting trip to our students as a wonderful culmination of a year of studies... Full story

 

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