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 By Jenna Kunze    News    October 17, 2019

Haines Avalanche Center to hold free regular classes

Temperatures have begun to dip below freezing, stirring winter recreators and, with them, the Haines Avalanche Center’s announcement for regular...

 

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Hannah Blilie and Raymond Reeves were married on what some said was the most beautiful day ever on the summit of Mount Ripinsky on Saturday, Sept....

 

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Colton Combs and James Stickler, both 11, both took goats up Mount Ripinsky during the youth goat hunt season last weekend. They were accompanied by...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

'Race Trail' closed to the public

By Jenna Kunze The race trail off Young Road that weaves up the steep face of Mount Ripinsky is clos...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    September 19, 2019

New signs beg the question: What is a scenic view?

New road signs installed on the Haines Highway by the Department of Transportation last month have some residents scratching their heads. Last month,...

 

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Haines Volunteer Fire Department organized a tribute outside the public safety building for the 343 firefighters who died during the terrorist...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    August 29, 2019

Who owns Haines' trails?

Hiking trails around Haines have been used recreationally for decades. But now, the legality of their use has been called into question. On Monday,...

 

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Danny Johnston and Erin Dowden were married on Saturday at Chilkat State Park on a beautiful sunny afternoon across from Davidson and Rainbow...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019

July 4th draws crowd

Hot, sunny weather drew crowds to Haines' Independence Day festivities. The day started with a hotly...

 
 By Peter D Auria    News    July 11, 2019

Haines locals sweep Chilkat Challenge

Wildfire smoke and record-breaking heat did not slow down the Chilkat Challenge Triathlon. In the...

 

Parade and celebration a major success!

On behalf of the Haines Chamber of Commerce, I would like to thank all of the Ripinsky and Riley level sponsors (Alaska Arts Confluence, Alaska...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    May 16, 2019

Business Briefs

Body IQ moves up the hill After almost five years in the firehall in Fort Seward, owner and therapist Marnie Harman has moved Body IQ out of the rente...

 
 By Jenna Kunze    News    April 11, 2019

Haines Avalanche Center asks for borough funding

Haines Avalanche Center director Erik Stevens asked the Haines Borough Assembly for $20,000 in the 2020 budget on Tuesday. Stevens said the money...

 

Spirited 'Boston Dave' made Haines, mountains his home

Friends of snowboarder David Alan Dzenawagis, known locally as "Boston Dave," gathered to celebrate... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 21, 2019

A difference of degrees: The innate risk in avalanche terrain

Twenty feet below avalanche forecasters Erik Stevens and Jonny Cromwell, on a gray and frigid alpine...

 

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Haines graduate Chandler Kemp won the 8th annual San Jose 408k “Race to the Row” on Feb. 3. The 8k (4.97 mile) race starts in downtown San Jose...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    February 14, 2019

Haines' last musher retires his sled

It's quieter in the Chilkat Valley for Jim and Deb Stanford, the last of Haines' mushers. A snowy fi...

 

Thanks for frybread fundraiser support

Klukwan School students would like to say thank you to everyone who helped us with our frybread fundraiser. Haines ANB Camp 5 and the Haines School...

 

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West Woolverton Murray was born on Dec. 26 at 9:52 p.m. to Cara and Rob Murray of Sitka. He weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. He joi...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 29, 2018

Parks committee prioritizes future goals

The parks and recreation advisory committee streamlined its recreation objectives for the borough’s updated comprehensive plan at its Tuesday meetin...

 

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Felicia Finley gave birth to Alexander James Finley at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center on Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces....

 

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