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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 glaciers. It was a fitting scene as the two met when Erin was working in Skagway on the White Pass Railroad and decided to take a birthday trip to Glacier Point with friends. Danny was […]

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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 attacks on September 11, 2001. “It’s a tribute really to all those who made the sacrifice and to show how great it is to be an American,” said fire chief Al Giddings. The department is […]

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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 dads Bryan Combs and Jim Stickler. Colton’s goat measured 9.25 inches and James’s goat measured 9.12 inches. The boys spent the night on the mountain where they heard bears nearby. The next morning on the pack down, Stuart […]

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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. 28. The couple was joined by their daughter Darcie Reeves, and Hannah’s daughter, Charlie Lou Katzeek. Friend Jason Eson married the couple. “Ray packed up Charlie and I packed up Darcie along with our wedding attire, plus snacks,” […]

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Mike Case, a former Haines Borough Assembly member and Mayor, has moved with dog Fox to the Palmer Pioneer Home. Case said that although it is quite a change from his Haines life, he appreciates the outstanding staff. “I miss my friends,” he said. “I listen to KHNS every morning to keep track of what’s going on.” Friends can send mail […]

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Nora Grace Taylor was born on Dec. 10 in Hong Kong to Barry Taylor and Fransiska Sukarni. Nora was 8 pounds 4 ounces. Fransiska is from Sumatra, Indonesia and Barry is a captain for Atlas Air. When Barry isn’t flying cargo around the world he splits his time between Haines and Cape Coral, Florida. Paternal grandparents Barry and Benetta Taylor of Cape Coral are […]

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The Chilkat Snowburners held their Chilkat 100 and Fun Run snowmachine races at Chilkat Lake on Saturday, March 6.   Snowburner member Zack Ferrin said, “We had the Fun Run before the Chilkat 100 to get people out there, a great way to entice spectators and get some more entries.” The main event drew 17 entries but […]

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Deanna Wheeler and Candi Bradford hosted a “see ya later” party on June 27 for the Crager family and Joshua Wheeler. Joshua Wheeler and Makayla Crager (2018 Haines High School alumni) moved to Winnemucca, Nevada, where Joshua will be working at an open pit gold mine. Makayla will continue working for SEARHC Behavioral Health, remotely. Scott, Carie, Carson and Natalie Crager moved to St. George, Utah, […]

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Former resident and Mud Bay landowner Dave Walker recently spent 10 days at his beachfront cabin. Besides visiting across-the-bay neighbors Randy and Mira Ericksen, he worked on his place. “Other than that, I saw some other friends from six feet away, yelling into the wind. It was an interesting trip,” he said. Walker is a fine woodworker who has created […]

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A ridge atop Flower Mountain set a dramatic backdrop for Saturday’s wedding of Teslin Podsiki and Josh Whitby. Teslin’s mom Teri Bastable-Podsiki served as officiant. Out-of-town guests included Josh’s mom Dana Whitby of Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa., Teslin’s aunt Penny Reed of North Carolina and cousins Alice and Taylor Reed. Visitors in the wedding party included Martin and Tori Justus of Fairbanks and Sierra Cheyenne of Pennsylvania. COVID caused a cancellation of the wedding celebration here last […]