Haines Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Snow derails international bike race, but not unicyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Ben Richardson, Ned Rozbicki, Nathan Hoover and Jim Sowers completed the nearly 150-mile race course, taking turns riding. But, for the first time ever, the nearly 150-mile race from the Yukon to Haines was canceled when snow and slush compromised the safety of the course.

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  2. No refunds after June snowfall cancels Yukon-Alaska bike raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | CBC News

    Haines Junction was blanketed in fresh snow on Saturday morning, forcing the cancellation of the Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay. An unwelcome dump of snow on the weekend cancelled one of Yukon's biggest annual sporting events, leaving hundreds of would-be competitors with t-shirts for an event that never happened.

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  3. on the Map a " HainesRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | Alaska

    Sparkling waters and lush forests surround Haines, located on Alaska's Panhandle in the Chilkat Valley. Originally known to Alaska Natives as Deishu, meaning "end of trail," and home to the historic United States Army Base Fort William H. Seward, this area boasts rich Native Tlingit and U.S. history.

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  4. Cross border Yukon-Alaska bike race celebrates 25 years of hard pedalling and breathtaking sceneryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | CBC News

    The annual Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay race celebrates its 25th anniversary Saturday with more than 1,200 riders participating in the 240 kilometre race from Haines Junction, Yukon, to Haines, Alaska. Board president Rob Welton credits active cycling communities in Yukon and southeast Alaska - and striking mountain scenery along the race route - for the race's continued popularity.

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  5. NTSB: Pilot Shut Down PA-30 Engine Prior To Fatal AccidentRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    The pilot of a Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche which went down May 27 in Alaska was trying to demonstrate an engine restart procedure, but could not get his engine to come back to life, according to a passenger who survived the accident. In its preliminary report on the accident, the NTSB said that the aircraft collided with the ground shortly after a low-level pass over a remote airstrip at Glacier Point, 12 miles southeast of Haines, Alaska.

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  6. Gathering Alaska: Wild edibles and Becoming an Outdoors WomanRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    Becoming an Outdoors Woman celebrated ten years in Southeast this year. The first event was up in Haines, followed by nine years at Echo Ranch.

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  7. In Southeast Alaska, the ferry system is a lifelineRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    First Mate Aaron Isenhour steers the MV LeConte, a ferry heading from Haines, Alaska, to the state capital, Juneau. It's a long, narrow strip of mainland coastline, plus 1,000 islands and the braided waterways that surround them.

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  8. 'Keep on going, keep dancing': How Ken Baker helped inspire pride in Yukon First Nations cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | CBC News

    ... Baker's windshield, killing him. It was a shocking and tragic end to what had been a fun and celebratory weekend in Haines Junction with friends and family, as Baker performed with and led the Tagish Nation Dancers. "We're all still in shock," said ...

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  9. Pilot shut off one engine before fatal plane crash near Haines, NTSB saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The lone surviving passenger of a fatal plane crash near Haines told investigators that the pilot purposely stopped one engine to demonstrate how to re-start it in flight. The pilot David Kunat, 29, of Juneau and Stanley Quoc Nguyen, 29, of Garden Grove, California , were killed in the crash.

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  10. Related:Witness: Plane in fatal Interior Alaska crash went into dive with engine runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... boat on the Salcha River. At about the same time, a Piper PA-30 carrying three people crashed at Glacier Point near Haines in Southeast Alaska, killing its pilot and front-seat passenger. That crash also remains under investigation, with a ...

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  11. In Southeast Alaska, The Ferry System Is A LifelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... in the west, far out on the Aleutian Island chain. And that's what we'll get to see as we hop on the MV LeConte in Haines, heading for the state capital, Juneau. It will be a 4A1 2 hour trip down the Lynn Canal, traveling at "schoolbus speed," as ...

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  12. Pilot in fatal Southeast crash had shut off one of plane's engines, NTSB saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Tom Faverty peers into the wreckage of a Piper Comanche that crashed on the shore south of Haines on Saturday, May 27, 2017. As the tide came in, Faverty, wife Patricia, son Kirby, friend Steve Dice and tour guide Wiley Betz struggled to keep the plane afloat and wreck survivor Chan Valentine, trapped inside the wreckage, above water.

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  13. Apprentice canoe carvers learn from the 'adze master' in YukonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | CBC News

    ... the steady sound of chopping, and the crunch of people walking on spruce chips. Wayne Price is a master carver from Haines, Alaska, who is leading the project, behind the Kwanlin DA1 4n Cultural Centre. He wears a hat that says "adze master", a ...

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  14. Smoke-free workplaces bill deserves supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The danger of secondhand smoke is not a new concern in Alaska. The city of Bethel went smoke-free in 1998 and, since then, Nome, Unalaska, Anchorage, Haines, Juneau, Valdez, Klawock, Skagway, Petersburg and Palmer have passed local laws supporting smoke-free air in all workplaces.

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  15. 25 breweries will offer samplings at annual Haines beer festRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Servers at the Gourmet Brewer's Dinner, which is part of the Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival. "It not a drinking contest, it's a contest of drinks" is one line from a brochure about the Haines Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival, which occurs May 26-27.

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  16. What It's Like To Live In A Small, Rural, Politically Divided TownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    If you fly into Haines, Alaska, you'll be on a prop plane so small that your pilot will call the roll. Just 2,500 people live in Haines - a small town in southeast Alaska surrounded by water.

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  17. What's happening the week of May 24-30Read the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Capital City Weekly

    ... Nutrition Program Meals on Wheels. Family of four is $25, adults are $8 per person and children 12 and under are $5. Haines - Book signing with Eowyn Ivey, Tuesday, May 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Haines Borough Public Library. Ivey is a Pulitzer ...

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  18. Small earthquake hits southeastern Alaska; no damage reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says the earthquake struck at 5:37 p.m. Monday local time. It had an epicenter about 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Haines, a town of about 1,300 people.

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  19. McGuire delivers another gem with 'Rough Crossing'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rosemary McGuire, who grew up in Interior Alaska and Haines before receiving a master's degree in writing from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has done it again. She's written a beautiful book related to the rough life of Alaska fishermen, this time as a personal, introspective story.

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  20. Watch a Problem-Solving Raven Outsmart a Trash CanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | National Geographic

    ... logical thinking to successfully forage for food. May 16, 2017 - See a clever raven outsmart a trash can. Filmed in Haines, Alaska, the bird uses its problem-solving abilities to unlatch the top of the can and fling it to the ground. Despite their ...

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