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 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 20, 2018 

Marine Highway Service considers retiring Fairweather

The FVF Fairweather made its final run for the winter and possibly indefinitely on Sep. 9,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 20, 2018 

University leads working group

A consultant hired by the University of Alaska is leading what many expected would be a locally organized working group addressing opportunities and...

 
 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...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    September 6, 2018

State commission orders AP&T revenues refundable

Alaska Power & Telephone ratepayers will likely receive a small refund if the power company complies with an Aug. 24 Regulatory Commission of Alaska...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

Board re-sends letter critical of ADFG

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee resubmitted a letter to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game protesting the agency’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 30, 2018

Strong sockeye run returns to Chilkoot, electric fence goes up

Chilkoot sockeye escapement is approaching Alaska Department of Fish and Game's upper escapement...

 

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...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 23, 2018

Four candidates in assembly race

Voters will choose between William Prisciandaro, Sean Maidy, Paul Rogers and Barbara Mulford for two open borough assembly seats in October. Mulford,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 16, 2018

Rogers joins assembly race, three in the running

Another resident is eyeing an open seat on the Haines Borough Assembly for this October’s municipal election. Paul Rogers is still gathering...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    August 9, 2018

Two enter assembly race

Two candidates have confirmed plans to run for open seats on the Haines Borough Assembly in October. Commercial gillnetter Will Prisciandaro is the...

 

Attentive reader troubled by canoeing police

Thank you for keeping us former Haines residents updated on the happenings around Haines. It’s nice to see that things are going well. However, I...

 
 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...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    July 19, 2018

Sockeye return falls short of projections

A pulse of sockeye swam up the Chilkoot River early this week, bolstering what was a dismal early run, but the Chilkat River still has Alaska...

 

Thanks for the smooth, efficient ride

The Upper Lynn Canal is a great place to live, especially for kids. Thank you to Alison with the Alaska Fjordlines and Stephanie with the...

 

KHNS membership drive breaks record

On behalf of the staff and board of directors of Lynn Canal Broadcasting/ KHNS Radio, I would like to say thank you so much to everyone who...

 

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...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    July 5, 2018

Food and sun fill the Fourth of July

It was hot, people lined up at the food tables, and the mud volleyball players came off the court...

 

Even the Southeast rainforest can be in a drought

The Southeast Alaska rainforest is in a moderate drought, according to the National Weather Service. Not necessarily Haines, but the overall area. A d...

 

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 28, 2018

Hatchery chums are '$10 fish'

It’s looking like a lousy king salmon year and it’s too early to know much about sockeye returns, but the Haines fishing fleet is harvesting a sol...

 

Police Report

Tuesday, June 19 A caller reported animal remains near Mount Riley Road. An officer made contact with the owner of a vehicle parked in the wrong direc...

 

Chum price, run forecast looks good for fishermen

Commercial fishermen can expect an average sockeye return and a high chum price this season, according to Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

 

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