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Articles from the January 31, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    January 31, 2013

Assembly to review executive sessions

A Jan. 22 closed-door meeting of the Haines Borough Assembly may have violated Alaska’s Open Meetings Act and borough code, according to borough...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 31, 2013

Plan afoot for new airport terminal

Air Excursions is planning to build a passenger terminal and office at the Haines Airport this spring, effectively moving operations out of downtown...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 31, 2013

Coast Guard issues Boyce report

Details of the July 4 drowning of fisherman Richard “Dick” Boyce have emerged in a recently released investigation report from the U.S. Coast...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 31, 2013

Police retrieve bow in dog-shooting case

The Haines Police Department served two search warrants last week and recovered items believed to have been used in the Jan. 15 killing of a dog and w...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 31, 2013

Meter-reading gear aims at saving time

The purchase of new water meter technology will help make the Haines Borough more efficient and represents a step toward expanding metered service to...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 31, 2013

Contract includes 48 days of leave

In June 2012, Haines Borough Assembly member Debra Schnabel asked mayor Stephanie Scott for a report on manager Mark Earnest’s accrued and used...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    January 31, 2013

Young Dolphins make big strokes at meet

The home-pool advantage during the recent Winter Games North meet pushed many Haines Dolphins swimmers to register for races they had never...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    January 31, 2013

Gulls top bird count

The glaucous-winged gull, a bird that ranges the coastline of Alaska to Washington state feeding on fish, mussels, scraps and carrion, was the species...

 
 News    January 31, 2013

Trooper vacancy may last through summer

Despite pressure from Haines Borough officials, it’s not looking like the Department of Public Safety will fill Haines’ second trooper position...

 
 News    January 31, 2013

LCC hosts talks on Alaska mining projects

Lynn Canal Conservation will host a presentation Friday, Feb.1 at the Chilkat Center giving an overview of current mining projects in Alaska and the...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    January 31, 2013

Girls' team notches conference win

The Haines High School girls’ varsity basketball team picked up one win at Wrangell last weekend, and though the varsity boys failed to secure a...

 
 News    January 31, 2013

Winter Games Feb. 9

The Southeast Alaska State Fair will host Winter Games starting 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Fair executive director Ross Silkman said the event will...

 
 Obituaries    January 31, 2013

Enright-Ebnet worked as chemist

Former Haines resident Mary Ann Enright-Ebnet, whose interest in science became a career as a...

 
 Letters    January 31, 2013

AP&T, benefactors paid for KHNS gear

KHNS extends our grateful thanks to the Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, the Margaret Frans Brady Fund of the Juneau Community Foundation and...

 
 Letters    January 31, 2013

Many reasons for shooting a dog

I can think of many reasons why someone (kids mostly) would put an arrow into a dog. The first reason would be that in the first place they were not...

 
 Letters    January 31, 2013

Best to monitor and love your pets

On Third and Fourth avenues there are people who don’t deserve the privilege of owning pets. They are letting their dogs wander the streets, to do...

 
 Letters    January 31, 2013

Sportsmen salute longtime volunteers

The Haines Sportsman’s Association would like to thank our two outgoing officers, Kim Larson and Marilyn Parks, for their many years of dedicated...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    January 31, 2013

Duly Noted

Haines artists will be well represented at Juneau’s Dimond Park Aquatic Center. Husband and wife teams Donna Catotti and Rob Goldberg and John and S...

 
 Blotter    January 31, 2013

Police Report

Monday, Jan. 28 A library employee reported a vehicle parked in the parking lot overnight. The employee asked that the owner move the vehicle as...