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Articles from the February 6, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Finalist for top cop blasts assembly

The attempted hire of a new Haines Borough police chief fell through Wednesday when the assembly voted unanimously to end negotiations with Richard...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

SEABA resumes push for heliport

Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures co-owner Scott Sundberg once again is applying for a permit to establish a heliport near Chilkat Lake Road....

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 6, 2014

Michael Byer resigns after 7 years

Haines Borough School District Superintendent Michael Byer will be leaving at the end of the school year. Byer, who started with the district in...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 6, 2014

Grounded squadron waiting for buyers

More than five years after L.A.B. Flying Service closed its doors, much of the airline’s fleet sits along runways in Haines and Juneau, waiting for...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Panel working on crab proposal

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee is taking a small step toward addressing ongoing tension between commercial and subsistence...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Peratrovich Day observance set

The Sheldon Museum is celebrating Elizabeth Peratrovich Day on Monday, February 17, with Tlingit crafts and stories and a showing of the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Assembly nixes buried utilities on Third Avenue

The Haines Borough Assembly last week revisited the question of burying utility lines downtown, in regards to the upcoming rebuilding of Third...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Health meetings set for next week

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium representatives and others will be in town next week to help residents with questions about the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 6, 2014

Preschool pursues modular unit on school grounds

Members of the Chilkat Valley Preschool board agreed Monday to pursue purchase of a modular structure to be located on the Haines School grounds as...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Board lukewarm to site plan

An idea to site a modular Chilkat Valley Preschool building on the Haines School grounds received a lukewarm reception at Tuesday’s school board...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Warm weather worries heli-skiers

Unseasonably warm weather has local heli-ski operators and backcountry skiers biting their nails about snow conditions and the future of the skiing se...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

January warm, but no record

January saw some record high daily temperatures in Haines, but on average, the month was only the fourth warmest on record, according to National...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Basketball resumes

Haines High School’s basketball teams resume conference play against Metlakatla this weekend, and each squad has scheduled additional games early...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Tourism director to leave job in April

Haines Borough tourism director Tanya Carlson will be heading to Anchorage in April to take a new job as director of marketing and travel trade...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Andriesen captures spelling title

Fifth-grader Lydia Andriesen spelled her way to victory Wednesday at the Haines School Spelling Bee, but the 11-year-old was humble about her win...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Mosquito Lake School survey due next week

A survey about the future of Mosquito Lake School was scheduled to go out late this week, with a one-week deadline for return. The survey, developed...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Woodworking class seeks participants

Beginners and experts alike will benefit from an eight-week woodworking class that starts Tuesday, Feb. 18, said Community Education Director John Hag...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 6, 2014

Assembly to mull electric rate role

The Haines Borough Assembly will decide Tuesday whether it wants to submit a legal document that would allow borough representatives to participate...

 
 Obituaries    February 6, 2014

Hamiltons hope son's death aids families

A memorial service was held Thursday for former Haines student Alden Christian Hamilton, 15, who...

 
 Obituaries    February 6, 2014

Stigen: Pilot, 'poetic working man'

Keith Stigen, a "poetic working man" who had careers in military and civilian aviation, died Jan....

 
 Letters    February 6, 2014

Haddock fundraiser nets $7,000

The Uglys of Haines would like to sincerely thank all the wonderful folks who attended our Haddock Family fundraiser Jan. 24. As always the good...

 
 Letters    February 6, 2014

Car tax points to government overreach

My wife and I were gone for three months, and when we drove off the ferry and approached Haines, I was shocked. I realize that while I was gone the...

 
 Letters    February 6, 2014

Volunteers stepped up for hoops program

The elementary Community Youth Development basketball program just completed their season with an exhibition finale last week. What a great turnout...

 
 Letters    February 6, 2014

Ordinance essential for good government

The previous edition contained a statement that the committee appointment ordinance should be implemented as policy instead of code. The advocate...

 
 Letters    February 6, 2014

Police behavior out of line

The Haines Borough Police Department is obviously lacking in training and integrity. The ability of officers to properly fill out and file a...

 

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