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Season's first snow leaves dusting in capital, powder elsewhere

...recorded by measuring stations closest to the Canadian border or at higher elevations.By 8 a.m. Monday, the Haines Highway customs station was sitting in 20 inches of snow, and the city of Haines had a foot on the ground.At the base of...
What's happening this week, Nov. 11-17

...Festival activities are held at the American Bald Eagle Foundation, located at the corner of Second Avenue and the Haines Highway. Includes photography workshops, live raptor presentations with resident raptors, guest speakers and presentations...
Letter: The downfall of the timber budget

...impacts to local timber processors and the fishing economy, 80 percent of the clearcuts will be visible from the Haines Highway, a designated National Scenic Byway. Thus, tourism, fishing, the environment and small timber operators will...
Eagles, spectators soar to Haines

...and a bus shuttles people daily to a section of Haines Highway that overlooks the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve...the cameras slung around his neck.Portions of the Haines Highway overlook the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve...
My Turn: Balancing the alternatives

...many reasons we desire the road on the west side of the Lynn Canal. Alternative 3, with the modification of the Haines Highway connection at three mile, which changes Alternative 3 to Alternative 3A.Why was the east side selected?In 2000...
Wolf eats dog in daylight attack keep it from killing and devouring one of four dogs she was walking with during a mid-day ordeal near 40 Mile Haines Highway last week.Hannah Bochart, 24, said she never felt threatened during the attack, and said the wolf looked tired...
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...Creek and Halibut Point roads in Sitka should wrap up this year as well.Woodrow said 20-plus miles of work on the Haines Highway just out of town that DOT had originally hoped to start this season has been delayed because of challenges in environmental...
Public invited to review draft Haines Highway scenic byway interpretive plan

...Byways program of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities invite the public to review the draft Haines Highway Scenic Byway Master Interpretive Plan. The plan provides a framework for making decisions about the maintenance and...
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...Juneau's Fritz Cove Road on a daily basis or drive over the Skagway River Bridge in Skagway. More cars drive the Haines Highway past the Haines Airport. The Juneau-Douglas bridge sees about 9,500 cars per day.According to the draft environmental...
To camp or not to camp?

...websites and are like, 'Oh, a bald eagle, cool!"At 1 p.m., Phillip and I took a bumpy bus ride to Mile 19 of Haines Highway, which overlooks a portion of a bald eagle preserve and is a popular eagle viewing spot. At 2 p.m., the sun...


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