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Articles from the January 26, 2017 edition

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 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

District expects $490K budget hole

The Haines School Board reviewed a “bleak” 2018 budget draft for the first time at a workshop Tuesday. Next year’s budget appears to be about $4...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 26, 2017

Assembly extends lobbyist's hire

The Haines Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to keep lobbyist Bill Thomas on the job until June, to advertise for a permanent borough manager in Alaska...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Policing beyond townsite at issue

Should the Haines Borough raise taxes in outlying areas to pay its police officers for responding to emergencies outside the townsite? That’s an...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Bare ashphalt chews up Alcan 200 racers, sleds

Snowmachiners struggled to control their sleds on dry asphalt during Saturday’s annual Alcan 200 Road Race, which took a toll on racers and...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 26, 2017

Despite wind and cold, women's march draws 150

With cleats strapped to XtraTufs and clutching signs with slogans like “My body, my choice” and “Stronger together,” about 150 women, men,...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Committee proposes alternatives to heli-ski map group

The Haines Borough Assembly’s commerce committee weighed options for the future of the Heliski Map Committee – including eliminating it all...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    January 26, 2017

Workers' survey results mixed

A recent survey of Haines Borough employees found workers like their jobs and coworkers but are dissatisfied with overall compensation and critical of...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    January 26, 2017

Harbor trail outlined

Landscape architects for Corvus Design made their first recommendation for a Portage Cove trail and park Wednesday, based on five designs drawn up by...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 26, 2017

Museum program offers 'Saturday at Sheldon'

A new program at the Haines Sheldon Museum aimed at families explores the history and culture of the Chilkat Valley. “Saturdays at Sheldon” will...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 26, 2017

Heavy rain maxes out sewage plant

A new program at the Haines Sheldon Museum aimed at families explores the history and culture of the Chilkat Valley. “Saturdays at Sheldon” will...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 26, 2017

Some Dolphins debut, others stalk team records

A new program at the Haines Sheldon Museum aimed at families explores the history and culture of the Chilkat Valley. “Saturdays at Sheldon” will...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    January 26, 2017

Non- league series challenges Bears

The Glacier Bears boys’ and girls’ basketball teams both traveled out of town last weekend for non-league competition. The girls headed north and...

 

Duly Noted

Eden Serene Del Prete was born Jan. 6 at Bartlett Regional Hospital to Shannon and Andrew Del Prete. She and weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz. and measured 19.25...

 

Jepsen taught at church farm

Richard Jepsen, a longtime math teacher and gardener at Covenant Life Center, died Thursday at a...

 

Alcan champ grateful for event's helpers

I would like to thank all those involved in making the 48th Alcan 200 happen this year. It is always incredible to be a part of such a grand...

 

Thanks for keeping sled race alive

We want to thank Jack Smith Sr. and Jack Smith Jr. for the use of their snowmachine in the Alcan 200. Also, thank you to the Chilkat SnowBurners,...

 

Town pitched in to put on swim meet

The Haines Dolphin Swim Team would like to thank the many volunteers and businesses that made this year’s home swim meet a success. One hundred...

 

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