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Articles from the January 19, 2017 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    January 19, 2017

Work to start on waterfront park, trail

A Juneau design firm that has built interpretive trails throughout the region will come to Haines early next week for two community meetings about...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Women's march to match national event

About 3,600 miles from Haines in Washington, D.C., throngs of people are expected to walk in the Women’s March on Washington Saturday. But a sister...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 19, 2017

Legislators say they'll defend trooper slot

Legislators representing Haines said in recent interviews they would work to block proposed cuts to the Chilkat Valley. The 30th Alaska Legislature...

 

Manager vote violated borough charter

At the Jan. 10 meeting, the mayor broke a 3 to 3 assembly tie to select an interim manager from two available applicants. This decision violated the...

 

Put yourself in your dog's place

We’ve had some really cold, nasty weather this winter. Would you believe I’m still seeing animals tied outside without protection from the...

 

Generosity supplied 100 food boxes

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those who went above and beyond during the Christmas season to help those who needed a “hand...

 

March is about maintaining respect

You might wonder why a presidential inauguration requires marching in the street. In a word, respect. The president sets the tone for national...

 

Duly Noted

Two Haines High School graduates met up at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) in New Orleans....

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 19, 2017

License price hike for hunting, fishing

Hunters, trappers and sport fishermen will be charged more for licenses and tag fees in 2017. The Alaska State Legislature raised the fees last...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Moose dispatched after rescue

A female moose stuck on the icy Chilkat River at 13 Mile Haines Highway was euthanized Sunday after a rescue attempt. Cody Taylor said he spotted the...

 

School marks MLK day with lessons

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was observed at Haines School Monday. Kindergarten teacher Jeanne Kitayama said she broke brown and white eggs,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Local site urges random kindness

From spreading gravel on the neighbor’s icy driveway to buying a stranger a cup of coffee, Melissa Ganey hopes to share generosity and positivity...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

School board appoints Kitayama to fill vacant seat

Longtime teacher Jeanne Kitayama was unanimously appointed to fill an open seat on the Haines School Board Jan. 10. “Joining the school board for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 19, 2017

Legislature looking to tighten alcohol regulations

An ongoing revision of the state’s alcohol-licensing laws could have effects on Haines eating establishments. Specifically, a working group formed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Dolphins host annual home meet this weekend

The Haines Dolphins swimmers hope to take a dip in victory this weekend at their only home meet of the season. About 100 swimmers between the ages of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Code review commission may start with minor offenses

The Haines Borough’s new Code Review Commission will look for guidance from the assembly and the public on what area of code it should tackle...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Waste group puzzles over roles in developing plan

The Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group on Monday brainstormed topics to be addressed in a municipal management plan, and pondered a working...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    January 19, 2017

Glacier Bear girls top Wolves

The Haines Glacier Bears girls’ basketball team rocked the gym Saturday, picking up its first league victory in an overtime thriller. The game...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    January 19, 2017

Haines boys drop 2 in Wrangell away series

The Glacier Bears boys’ basketball team continued its struggles, dropping a pair of games last weekend to Wrangell. The losses, by scores of 60-40...

 

Senior Facility seeks loan

The Haines Borough Assembly last week referred to its Finance Committee a request from the Haines Senior Village for a $350,000, low-interest loan...

 

Appointment of Lapham rejected

The Haines Borough Assembly last week rejected appointment of former assembly member Diana Lapham to the borough’s Ports and Harbor Advisory...

 

Commission: Give police more money

The Public Safety Commission voted 3-0 Wednesday to recommend the Haines Borough Assembly pay an additional $63,000 in the current year budget to the...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 19, 2017

Alcan 200 braces for dry surface

Snowmachine racers were tuning up sleds and hoping for a bit more snow in Canada before Saturday’s 48th Alcan 200 road race. Long stretches of bare...

 

Police Report

Saturday, Dec. 24 A man reported to police he was involved in a single-vehicle accident at Haines Highway and Third Avenue. Monday, Dec. 26 A man...

 

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