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Articles from the February 7, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    February 7, 2013

Population grows to 2,620, but may level

The Haines Borough has grown by nearly 4.5 percent in the past two years, but state demographers are saying the current population of 2,620 has...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 7, 2013

Borough OKs permit for Alaska Heliskiing

Alaska Heliskiing broke state law, Haines Borough code and its own safety plan during a season that included the deaths of a client and guide, but...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 7, 2013

Week of events slated around Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is starting about a week early this year, with offerings including sweets, tea and a free child-sitting session, starting Feb. 7. Re...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 7, 2013

State to crunch numbers on new ferry plan

A recent state Department of Transportation action scrapping plans for the “Alaska-class” ferry for two, smaller shuttle ferries has spawned a...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 7, 2013

Firehall building structurally OK

The Haines Borough public safety building’s physical structure is in fair to good shape, according to a draft report recently released by PND...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 7, 2013

Frostbite Music Fest will feature 28 acts

The Yukon’s Frostbite Music Festival will celebrate its 35th anniversary Feb. 15-17 with three days of performances, sessions and workshops held by...

 
 News    February 7, 2013

Actors sought for drama

Auditions for “Dinner with Friends,” a Pulitzer-prize winning drama about middle-age friendship and divorce, will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb....

 
 News    February 7, 2013

'Good Lovelies' show set coming to Haines

Canadian female folk trio the Good Lovelies are bringing their witty on-stage banter and lighthearted songwriting to the Chilkat Center Feb. 22 at...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 7, 2013

Local acts to light up showcase on Sunday

The Haines Arts Council is “bringing light into the community in the darkness of winter” through its Northern Light Showcase at the Chilkat...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 7, 2013

School ventilators at end of service life

Air-exchange units in Haines High School’s relocated art room that are loud and interfering with teaching need to be replaced, according to...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 7, 2013

Talk: Weighing in on mine plans

To influence regulations pertaining to development of a hard-rock mine in Haines, residents should weigh in on the scoping phase of an environmental i...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 7, 2013

Festooned phone booth a roadside attraction

There are no pay phones in the Chilkat Valley, but a phone booth at 25 Mile has become a roadside...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 7, 2013

Borough, union to negotiate new contract

The Haines Borough has put together its bargaining team for upcoming negotiations with the Local 71 Union regarding a new collective bargaining...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 7, 2013

Wrangell takes series from Bears

The Haines High School boys’ varsity basketball team traveled to Wrangell last week for a rematch with the Wolves, but found a similar result....

 
 News    February 7, 2013

'Read a human' Sunday

Haines residents will be able to “check out” their neighbors Sunday at 1:30 p.m. as part of the second annual Human Library exhibit at the public...

 
 News    February 7, 2013

Games adds events

More events have been added to the annual Winter Games, starting 10 a.m. Saturday at the fairgrounds. Fair assistant director Jessica Edwards said a...

 
 Letters    February 7, 2013

Time for AP&T to deliver better service

Last year, Alaska Power & Telephone’s Bryant Smith promised the community improved Internet service and rates in 2012. “There are currently no obs...

 
 Letters    February 7, 2013

Competing Internet service overdue

I subscribe to Alaska Power and Telephone’s Internet service at the 1 MB rate with a maximum data transfer of 30 gigabytes. It’s expensive, and if...

 
 Letters    February 7, 2013

Stop demonizing development, LCC

Lynn Canal Conservation said the road to Juneau would be an eyesore. But would not a vertical, two-mile-long pipeline, powerhouse, dock complex at Sch...

 
 Letters    February 7, 2013

Donations power Dolphins swim meet

The Haines Dolphins Swim Team and board members would like to send out a big thank you to the following for a fantastic Winter Games 2013 swim meet...

 
 Letters    February 7, 2013

Putting away the leash and broom

Due to personal reasons, I am hanging up the leash and putting the broom in the closet as of March 10. I will no longer be offering my dogsitting,...

 
 Letters    February 7, 2013

Director salutes Hospice volunteers

It happens every single day in Haines, in Klukwan, and in all of our outlying communities: Neighbors, friends and family members are checking in and...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    February 7, 2013

Duly Noted

Patty Brown attended the 57th Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies in Washington, D.C. She worked through U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s office to score a...

 
 Blotter    February 7, 2013

Police Report

Tuesday, Feb. 5 A caller reported an individual trespassing inside a residence. An officer responded and determined there were no trespassers.  A wom...

 

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