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Weedman lived adventurous, full life

There will be a private family celebration of the life of former resident Jeanetta Rae Carder...

 

Bob Becker June 26 - May 4, 2019 A life well lived

Robert F. "Bob" Becker, 90, a longtime resident of Haines, Alaska, died Saturday morning, May 4,...

 

Spirited 'Boston Dave' made Haines, mountains his home

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

 

Cobb was a veteran, athlete and eligible bachelor

Former resident Dale Cobb, 83, died Dec. 2 at his home in Sun City, Arizona of heart failure, reports his wife Maureen. The Cobbs retired to Haines in...

 

Kammerer ticked Alaska living off his bucket list

David Kammerer died Feb. 12 of an apparent heart attack while watching TV with Beth French...

 

Monica Anne Tompkins-Mugrage, 1963 - 2019

A tribute from her children: To anyone who knew our mom, you know she was a special kind of person....

 

Harvey Risley

Harvey Clyde Risley passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 1, 2019 at Cottage in the Meadow....

 

Weir was decorated Vietnam War vet

Longtime Chilkat Lake resident Bill Weir died Nov. 15 at Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka of smoking and heart-related issues. He was 70. “First an...

 

Budke was active community member

Bob Budke was a "wonderful guy," Jerry Blood said. The friends spent time together fishing,...

 

Jones brought British charm to Haines

Maisie Jones, 95, died peacefully at Haines Assisted Living early Sunday morning. The English born W...

 

Hoag was lifelong educator with interest in history and travel

Retired teacher Kate Saunders said her mother, Eleanor Mathilda Hoag, 95, died Sunday, Sept. 30,...

 

Proud vet was voice of the valley

There will be a memorial service for James "Jimbo" Stevens, Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Klukwan...

 

Kindness and generosity defined Hales

Long time resident Edna Hales, 88, died peacefully at her daughter Rebecca Heaton's home on Oct. 2...

 

King, 'old fashioned Alaskan,' dies at 102

Hartley King spent 10 years in Haines from 1972 to 1982. Throughout his long life, they remained...

 

Hotch was elder and culture bearer

Evelyn Hotch, 83, known as Kaaxkwei in Lingit, died at her Klukwan home on Sep. 10, after being bed...

 

King left his mark through carving

Joseph Luke King Jr., 59, known as "Uncle Joe" in Klukwan where he lived, didn't begin carving in...

 

Sweet loved softball, family and native lifestyle

Life-long Klukwan resident Christine Sweet, 61, Choosèe, an eagle of the Thunderbird house, was...

 

Celebration of life to be held for Allen

There will be a local celebration of life for former resident Geraldine Ann Albecker Allen, known as “Gal Gal,” on Sept. 1. Terri Remeto said her...

 

Lifelong music lover taught in Haines

Former music teacher Woody Bausch died Aug. 8 at home in Lewiston, Idaho after four years of cancer...

 

Ward had a 'strong independent streak'

Longtime resident Marge Ward, 95, died July 26 in the Juneau Pioneer Home where she'd been since...

 

Marion Long dies at 85

Marion E. Long, 85, died June 11 in Anchorage of organ failure. He had moved there for kidney...

 

Harold Hannon- July 16, 1927 - June 6, 2018

Harold Hannon has passed peacefully in his sleep while visiting family in Oregon. He was born in...

 

Andriesen: effective businesswoman, volunteer

Former gallery owner and summer resident Clare Andriesen, 84, died peacefully on May 8 at her home i...

 

Geraldine Risley, 1939-2018

Geraldine Ann Risley passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Cottage in the Meadow in Yakima, WA, surrounded by her family, following a lo...

 

Morgan valued humor, Tlingit identity

A memorial service for Albert Morgan (Kichgaaw E'esh, Killerwhale Fin House Klukwan) will be held...

 

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