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Ernie's Aircraft owner Ernie Walker dies in Wasilla

Ernest Ray Walker of Wasilla, Alaska passed away peacefully on Aug. 4, 2023 from complications of...


Frank Putnam gillnetted, worked in wood

Frank Putnam, a carpenter, woodworker and gillnet fisherman who built furniture and a four-bedroom home on Small Tracts Road, died July 3 in...


Memorial set Saturday for lifelong Chilkat Valley resident

A celebration of life for Mae Ila Clayton Haines will be held at 1 p.m., July 1 at the Haines ANB Ha... Full story


Life-Long Alaskan, Al "Sonny" Gordon dies at 77

Obituary submitted by Marilyn Taylor A celebration of life for Alfred E. “Sonny” Gordon III will tentatively be held in Haines on July 9, his... Full story


Robert Loomis, Vietnam Veteran dies at 73

Obituary submitted by Nancy Loomis Robert Martin Loomis, 73, was born on Jan. 1, 1950 in Wrangell, Alaska. He moved to Haines, Alaska, when he was 12... Full story


Writer and local foods advocate Joann Harper Sills dies at 94

Obituary submitted by Sally McGuire Joann Sills Grohman/Rogers passed away peacefully at home in Carthage, Maine on April 10, 2023, at the age of 94....


Former mayor, Mike Case, dies at 90

Former Mayor Mike Case, 90, died peacefully at the Alaska Veterans and Pioneers Home in Palmer on... Full story


Former businesswoman and Haines City Councilor, Lynda Walker, dies at 79

Former businesswoman and Haines City Councilor, Lynda Walker, 79, died April 26 in Albany, Oregon,... Full story


Beloved mother, Marlys Miner

Our precious mother, Marlys Miner, passed away on Thursday, April 13th, 2023. She devoted her life... Full story


Obituary- Dr Henry Kirt Touchstone III

Dr. Henry Kirt Touchstone III passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, March 10,... Full story


Native leader who bridged generations dies at 92

Hundreds of people honored the memory of Chilkat leader Joe Hotch last weekend during two days of... Full story


Loving mother, teacher, dies at 96

Family, friends and caregivers from the Juneau Pioneer Home gathered Sunday at the Presbyterian...


Friends remember Kelly

Friends this week remembered Chris Kelly as a kind and caring soul and a professional woodworker...


Former mayor, teacher dies at 75

Former mayor and teacher Stephanie Scott, 75, died peacefully from brain cancer Feb. 23 in Port...


Teacher, missionary dies at 93

Doris Peck, an energetic teacher and missionary whose career took her to Africa and small Alaska...


Degtoff ran lodge, sold firewood

Nick Degtoff, a former resident who operated a firewood business and a vacation rental, died Dec. 30, 2022 in Bradenton, Fla. He was 61 and took his...


Oldest tribal citizen dies at 96

Cecilia David, a steadfast volunteer for the Alaska Native Sisterhood who also was the Chilkoot...


Flegel: banker, volunteer dies at 75

Richard Flegel, 75, died Friday, Jan. 27 of an aneurysm at the Haines Health Center. His wife of 54...


Former bush teacher, adventurer dies at 78

Steve "Smitty" Smith, a retired Alaska school teacher and eccentric remembered by friends as a...


English author, pipeline worker, dies at 90

Margaret Piggott, a steadfast hiker, outdoorswoman, traveler and author who moved to Haines 50 years...


Coast Guard, DOT chief admiral dies at 93

A trumpeter played Taps at the Haines airport on Jan. 5 as the remains of Richard Knapp were...


Easygoing pile buck leaves legacy of friends

Norm Baxter moved to Alaska when he was middle-aged but his easygoing personality and work ethic...


Phillips was career soldier, engineer

A memorial was held Oct. 22 at the Haines ANB/ANS Hall for Paul Phillips, a career soldier who also...


Stevens worked as logger, fisherman

A celebration of life for Mark Stevens was held Sept. 18 at the Haines ANB/ANS Hall. Stevens, 65,... Full story


Wilson, former bank teller, dies at 73

Marsha Deanne Wilson, who worked nearly 20 years as a teller and customer service representative at... Full story


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