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Articles from the February 5, 2015 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    February 5, 2015

House sales attract residents to village

The sale of government-built houses that have sat unoccupied for years is attracting former and new residents to Klukwan. The Tlingit Haida Regional...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 5, 2015

Art to beautify burnt-out barracks

This fall, something beautiful will rise from the rubble in Fort Seward. The Alaska Arts Confluence has commissioned work from nearly a dozen local...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 5, 2015

Spelling bee goes on but without sponsors

The Haines School Spelling Bee has survived another round. The competition will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the elementary gym. How the winner...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 5, 2015

Large timber sale offered on Klehini

The state has proposed a timber sale on 1,000 acres of Haines State Forest land in the upper valley, responding to an apparent improvement in the mark...

 

DOT's Pat Kemp did good for Southeast

Since I know former commissioner Pat Kemp on a professional level, I’ve been disappointed to see him getting so much negative press, including in...

 

Strong touched many lives, will be missed

The Strong family would like to express their deep appreciation to all the people of Klukwan and Haines for all the kindness and support that was...

 

New program focuses on purposeful play

The Children’s Reading Foundation of Haines brings to you a fun new program, “Play With Purpose.” This gathering will bring together parents...

 

Support of Venturer Scouts appreciated

Thanks to all the folks in Haines who purchased Christmas wreaths and Christmas trees, and to all those who dropped off used tires last fall. We sold...

 

Duly Noted

By Cynthia Allen Leonitus Norman Swanson was born at 11:15 p.m., Jan. 21, at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau to parents Stephana and Kyler...

 

'Hopper' charting borough projects

The Haines Borough has developed a new system to keep the public informed on how projects of interest are moving through the political process. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 5, 2015

Committee: Pare down dock spending

The Haines Borough’s Lutak Dock Working Group is recommending manager David Sosa’s discretionary budget for the dock planning project be cut from...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 5, 2015

District ups Stickler pay for principal work

The Haines Borough School Board Tuesday voted unanimously to restore principal Cheryl Stickler’s salary to the same amount she received last year,...

 

Swimmers crowd pool for Games

By Krista Kielsmeier The annual Winter Games North swimming meet effectively continued for an extra day, with Juneau participants stranded in town...

 

Panthers take hoops series against Bears

Senior Kyle Klinger exploded with 18 points Saturday in the second of two varsity games at Craig, but Haines came up short in both contests. The...

 

Ski race sign ups

Online registration has started for the 2015 Buckwheat Ski Classic in Skagway. The March 28 event includes 10K, 25K and 50K Nordic races, as well as...

 

Storyteller Hope to give library talk

The Haines Borough Public Library is kicking off its “Doorways to the Past, Gateways to the Future” project at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, with a...

 

Open house Sunday for gallery, arts office

Main Street is getting even more artsy. Skipping Stone Studios and the Alaska Arts Confluence will jointly celebrate their storefront openings in the...

 

Drama 'Lughnasa' to start Feb. 27

The actors and actresses of “Dancing at Lughnasa” are ramping up rehearsals in anticipation of the play’s opening night on Feb. 27. The play,...

 

LCC films focus on clean water

Lynn Canal Conservation is hosting a free series of films Saturday “devoted to the love and discovery of place and the people that work to keep...

 

Police Report

Monday, Feb. 2 A caller reported someone had tampered with her vehicle while it was parked on Union Street. The vehicle’s key was broken off inside...

 

Suspect photo released

Haines Borough Police last week released a surveillance camera photo taken during the January...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 5, 2015

Districts that hold bees pay for state travel

The Haines School’s decision to hold a spelling bee but not fund the winner’s travel to state appears to be an anomaly in Southeast, where...

 

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