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Articles from the January 9, 2014 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

SEABA agrees to pay $21K to BLM

A Haines helicopter skiing company has agreed to pay more than $21,000 in fines and fees for flying on federal lands closed to the activity 54 times d...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

December snowfall sets record

Nearly 92 inches of snow that fell in town during December is an apparent record for the month, topping 77.1 inches that came in 2006, according to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

Chief hopeful explains leaving job

Interim Haines Borough Manager Julie Cozzi said this week she was comfortable with a police chief...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

Sportsmen seeking youths for program

A free, trap-shooting clinic for youths will be offered 10 a.m. Saturday at the Haines Sportsman’s Range on Mud Bay Road near the Mount Riley...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

State upholds fishing license deal

In a Dec. 12 letter, the commissioner of the Department of Fish and Game formally denied a petition by the Upper Lynn Canal Advisory Board to rescind...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 9, 2014

Bears' hoops squads gear up

Haines High School basketball squads are revving up their fast-break offenses in anticipation of conference play starting this weekend. The Glacier...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 9, 2014

Haines girls 2-1 at Petersburg tournament

The Haines High School girls’ basketball team posted two double-digit wins and fell to Class 3A Petersburg in a season-opening tournament Dec....

 
 News    January 9, 2014

Negotiated sale for hotel site

The Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday to dispose of two Main Street lots totalling about 1.2 acres through a negotiated sale. The...

 
 News    January 9, 2014

Deadline for local crab proposals is April 10

Residents wanting changes in local subsistence crabbing regulations have until April 10 to submit proposals to the state Board of Fisheries. The board...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 9, 2014

Thomas hinting at run for legislature

Former state Rep. Bill Thomas, a Haines Republican, has indicated he may run again for the Alaska Legislature, and this week expressed interest in...

 
 News    January 9, 2014

Musicians sought for pep band

Residents interested in playing in the Glacier Bear pep band should show up with their instruments at 6 p.m. Friday at the high school gym. Music...

 
 News    January 9, 2014

Artists needed for 'Welcome to Haines' sign

Proposals are due by 2 p.m. Jan. 17 for a new “Welcome to Haines” sign at the Port Chilkoot Dock. The Haines Borough has $5,000 budgeted for the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 9, 2014

Dolphins: 7 medals at SE Champs

Eight Haines Dolphins showed they rank among the best young swimmers in the region by posting impressive results at the Southeast Champs meet Dec. 6-8...

 
 News    January 9, 2014

Sealaska offers scholarships

Sealaska Heritage Institute is accepting scholarship applications for the 2014-2015 school year. The deadline to apply is March 1. Scholarships must...

 
 News    January 9, 2014

Skiers raise money to use course

Haines Ski Club officials this week said they hope to have a tracked, cross-country ski trail at the Valley of the Eagles Golf Links early next week,...

 
 News    January 9, 2014

Business forum Monday

A “business venture forum,” sponsored by the Haines Chamber of Commerce Monday, is aimed at strengthening the business plans of local...

 
 Obituaries    January 9, 2014

Tlingit speaker Stevens dies at 84

A service was held in Klukwan Dec. 30 for Margaret Stevens, a Tlingit speaker remembered for her...

 
 Opinion    January 9, 2014

Editorial

The town is lean this time of year. Wallets are thin from Christmas spending, the snowbirds are in the southlands, and year-round residents start...

 
 Letters    January 9, 2014

Hire Ford as chief, question power use

Hire Simon Ford as police chief and stop spending money advertising. If David Sosa is the guy for manager and he accepts the job, have him come back...

 
 Letters    January 9, 2014

When calling for ambulance is not safe

I have lived in many places, most of them very snowy in the winter. I am appalled that this borough would, without a doubt, risk the lives of its re...

 
 Letters    January 9, 2014

Mohanna a remarkable young leader

Congratulations to Haytham Mohanna for winning first place in the 2013 International Education week contest for his presentation on his homeland in...

 
 Letters    January 9, 2014

Foundation grant boosts vet program

The Haines Animal Rescue Kennel would like to thank the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation for its $800 grant that helped fund our Emergency...

 
 Letters    January 9, 2014

Thanks for family's lighting donations

I would like to offer a big thanks to Patty Campbell and Andy Glackin for their extra efforts decorating the town for the holidays. Patty purchased...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 9, 2014

Duly Noted

Lindsay Johnson and Graham Kraft were married Dec. 27 at their property near Viking Cove. The bride, groom, and guests skied and snowshoed to the...

 
 Blotter    January 9, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Jan. 6 A caller reported flashing lights on Beach Road which were determined to be a service vehicle. A caller requested assistance from the...

 

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