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Articles from the January 23, 2014 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    January 23, 2014

Highway residents push school ideas

About 20 upper valley residents and others made an enthusiastic appeal for keeping Mosquito Lake School open Tuesday, saying the Haines Borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 23, 2014

Assembly to decide police chief

Richard Crays of Glenrock, Wyo., a finalist for the Haines Borough’s police chief job, last worked on a municipal police force 11 years ago. In an...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 23, 2014

Camera catches burglary suspect

Haines Borough Police arrested a 22-year-old man Monday following a break-in at the local landfill and theft of $200. Police charged the Haines man...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 23, 2014

Brooks brings Alcan trophy back to town

Chris Brooks averaged 106 mph to win the 45th Alcan 200 Saturday, becoming the first resident to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 23, 2014

State may open lands to mining

A state agency is proposing to open up nearly 100,000 acres of land about 30 miles northwest of Haines to mineral exploration, development and product...

 
 News    January 23, 2014

Postal rates go up Sunday

Rates are increasing at post offices nationwide starting Sunday, so take some extra cash when you head to the Haines post office.   First-class...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 23, 2014

Dolphins pack pool with fans

The Haines Dolphins swim team entertained a home crowd during the two-day Winter Games North meet last weekend. Dozens of residents served as timers a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 23, 2014

Kerttula's move starts jockeying

Who will represent Haines in the Alaska Legislature is now a little less certain following the resignation this week of longtime state Rep. Beth...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 23, 2014

Girls top Craig, notch 1st win

The Haines High School girls’ basketball team split its varsity series with defending state champion Craig last weekend. The Glacier Bears, playing...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 23, 2014

DDF regular season ends; dessert fundraiser on Feb. 1

The Haines School’s Drama, Debate and Forensics team is changing the format and location of its annual dessert auction in an effort to bolster atten...

 
 News    January 23, 2014

Mentoring meeting set for Monday

The local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters is holding an informational meeting for those interested in participating in the program, though...

 
 Obituaries    January 23, 2014

Piper was painter, outdoorsman

Jim Piper, a commercial painter and gillnetter who moved his family to Alaska in 1979, died Jan. 15...

 
 Letters    January 23, 2014

Others are deserving of pool passes

Very interesting article about Haines Borough employees having free admission to the swimming pool and how that was arranged. I am very much opposed...

 
 Letters    January 23, 2014

Workers should pay their way at pool

Haines is fortunate to have a swimming pool, despite being a small community. As is periodically noted, the pool is an expensive facility, but it...

 
 Letters    January 23, 2014

Thanks for support of drag races

Sunday morning brought cool temperatures to 18 Mile’s meadow runway, where about 50 participants and spectators from all over gathered for...

 
 Letters    January 23, 2014

Friends saved home from huge mess

Jack Smith spotted the high-creek water problem and went to work on it with his son Jack. Al Badgley and Scott Bradford both did loads of work. Jim...

 
 Letters    January 23, 2014

Volunteers made Winter Games shine

The Haines Dolphins Swim Team hosted teams from Whitehorse and Juneau this weekend in what many described as the best Winter Games ever! Our swimmers...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    January 23, 2014

Duly Noted

Corvus Bruce Rodney Benassi was born 2:31 a.m. Saturday at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Cassie Miller and Josh Benassi. He weighed...

 
 Opinion    January 23, 2014

Editorial

The Haines Borough School Board should be commended for Tuesday’s meeting at Mosquito Lake School, an exercise in creative democracy and a model for...

 
 Blotter    January 23, 2014

Police Report

Monday, Jan. 20  A caller sought a ride to a relative’s home. Police provided it, due to circumstances involving a medical issue. A person...