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 By Max Graham    News    June 23, 2022 

Excursion Inlet residents split over potential harbor upgrade

The roads in Excursion Inlet have a lot of potholes, and the boat harbor has few pilings. But not all upgrades would be welcomed by all local resident...

 
 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...

 
 By Max Graham    News    June 16, 2022

Gillnet season on; skippers optimistic

Lynn Canal drift gillnetters will set out Sunday morning for the fishery’s opener expecting slightly better returns than last year and increased...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 16, 2022

Clinic stages mass casualty drill

SEARHC Haines Health Center ran a mass casualty incident drill with the help of local volunteer actors on June 9. Held at the clinic, the simulation t...

 

This Week in History

June 17, 1972 PUC pulls plug, stops Haines TV Haines is without television as a result of the state...

 
 By Lucy Silbaugh    News    June 9, 2022

Players to produce one-act comedies this summer

Lynn Canal Community Players will hold auditions for its next play, “All in the Timing,” on June 16 at 6 p.m. and June 18 at 4 p.m. at the Chilkat...

 

First Friday events include hammer guessing game, $500 prize

First Friday events on June 3 include paintings by Donna Catotti at the Haines Brewing Company, putting practice at the Valley of the Eagles Golf Cour...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 26, 2022

"Green corridor" for cruise ships may extend to Haines

Last week a group of government officials and industry representatives announced plans to move toward creating the world’s first “green...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 26, 2022

Lighthouse, Fort Hospital among state's most endangered historic sites

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse and Fort Seward Hospital Building were among eleven sites across the state named this year as Alaska’s most endangered...

 

Search suspended for woman who went overboard in Lynn Canal

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended a search Tuesday afternoon for a 40-year-old woman who fell overboard from a large cruise ship into Lynn Canal early...

 

Business Briefs

The Beach Rose Tawny Darling and Robert Chadwell opened The Beach Rose last week—a shop offering everything from jewelry, paintings and wood-burned...

 
 By Max Graham    News    May 5, 2022

New forest management schedule released; public comments due June 7

The state last week released a five-year management schedule for the Haines State Forest that includes more than a dozen timber sales and plans to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Duly Noted    May 5, 2022

Duly Noted

Whitney Morgan O’Brien was born 6:39 p.m. April 9 to Lucinda Boyce and Billy O’Brien at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs., 11 oz. an...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 28, 2022

Revival of Fort Seward Hospital Building is underway

Work is underway to resuscitate the Fort Seward Hospital Building, long used as the headquarters...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 21, 2022

Coho, sockeye runs projected to be average; kings, pinks to be low

Local sockeye and coho salmon runs are expected to be average this season, while the Chilkat king salmon run is projected to fall below the state’s...

 

Tell the assembly to keep the pool open

On June 22, 1974, the entire Sullivan family – parents Patrick and Mary Lou and children Shaun, 13, Nyla, 12, Desiree, 10, Harlan, 9 and Corbet, 5...

 
 By Max Graham    News    April 14, 2022

Constantine to build new facilities with big 2022 budget

Constantine Metal Resources plans to spend $18 million on the Palmer Project in 2022 — its largest annual project budget to date, according to a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 14, 2022

Lynn Canal Players summer theater camp planned

After a two-year hiatus due to covid concerns, Lynn Canal Community Players is bringing back its Summer Youth Theater Conservatory—a three-week...

 

Government by misinformation

It is now apparent from communications from Lynn Canal Conservation that the chairwoman of the planning commission started the April 7th meeting with...

 
 By Max Graham    News    March 31, 2022

Yukon industry reps say Lutak Dock could be used to ship ore

A renovated Lutak Dock could serve as an export facility for minerals from the Yukon Territory, Yukon industry representatives told the Haines...

 

Community needs, not foreign corporation needs

Last week, the Ports and Harbors committee discussed an item innocently titled “Lutak Dock Rebuild.” Yukon mining representatives testified regard...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 24, 2022

Locals explore renewing Big Boulder creek salmon incubation boxes

Locals are exploring the possibility of bringing back a king salmon incubation facility on Big Boulder Creek in an effort to bolster a history of...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 24, 2022

Fish and Game AC approves proposal to penalize hunting female goats

A Skagway man’s proposal to penalize goat hunters who target nannies, female goats, in the area hunt was approved by the Upper Lynn Canal Fish and...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2022

Arts Outlook

First Friday The year's first "First Friday" art event is set for April 1 with exhibits or...

 

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