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Articles from the February 2, 2017 edition

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 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Lutak Dock options focus on 2 designs

Design of a rebuilt Lutak Dock narrowed to two options on Wednesday, but a decision on which to pursue may await discovery of how much funding is avai...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

Assembly takes up taxes, cuts

Haines Borough Assembly members voiced support for reducing or eliminating dedication of sales taxes, and pursuing new alcohol, tobacco and marijuana...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Gym Floor defies fixes

The Haines High School gym floor may be stripped to the hardwood, repainted and refinished this summer after two recent attempts to recoat it...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

Speaker: Mining boosts town

Local involvement in mining – including residents working at mines in Southeast, and Haines-based placer, gravel pit and reality TV operations – m...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

School budget meeting draws little comment

Only a few Haines residents chimed in Wednesday to discuss the Haines School District’s budget for the coming year, which would use up the last of...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

Lapham complaint heads to DA

Fifteen Haines residents recently filed a complaint with the Haines Borough on behalf of Diana Lapham, who applied for, but wasn’t appointed to the...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 2, 2017

What recession? : Surveys find business owners optimistic

The results of two recent surveys by the Haines Chamber of Commerce paint an upbeat picture of operating a local business. “People aren’t as glum...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

School board seeks computers' benefits

Haines School Board members requested a more comprehensive technology plan at its Jan. 24 workshop, saying they had no clear idea of how to assess...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 2, 2017

Commission recommends state pay police for time

The Haines Borough’s Public Safety Commission unanimously recommended Monday that the municipality pursue billing the Alaska State Troopers to...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    February 2, 2017

Triple Threat tourney to host 100 players

The Haines Community Youth Development program will host its annual Triple Threat Basketball Tournament this weekend at Haines School. Two...

 

Court Report

Jonathon Edward Richardson, 54, was fined $1,000, $500 suspended, and placed on one year’s probation Dec. 14 after pleading no contest to charges he...

 

Duly Noted

Bob Duis, 70, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday, Jan. 31 in Haines. Duis served with the Haines ANB and on the Haines Borough’s public...

 

Nation continues move toward fascism

The United States has moved closer to fascism under every president since Nixon, regardless of party affiliation. Political scientist Lawrence Britt...

 

U.S. betrays Syria with Muslim ban

Recent political events in our nation, particularly the Trump order banning immigrants from seven Muslim nations, has me writing this letter. I...

 

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