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Articles from the February 9, 2017 edition

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 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Crowd Rallies against recreation map plan

The future of mapping winter recreation sites in the Haines Borough was uncertain after more than 100 residents turned out Tuesday to criticize the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

Blaze claims home on hillside

A fire of undetermined origin gutted a classic home at 234 W. Oslund Drive on the evening of Feb. 2. No one was hurt in the blaze that claimed most...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Juneau's violent speech ban leads to DDF meet here

The Haines School Drama, Debate and Forensics team will host a second home meet Saturday after a rule at a Juneau competition in January barred...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Raptor handler tops in bird training

The American Bald Eagle Foundation’s raptor curator is the first in Alaska and one of only 68 people in the world to become a certified professional...

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Harbor group likes $37 million option

The Haines Borough’s Port and Harbor Advisory Committee on Feb. 2 endorsed a $37.3 million Lutak Dock rebuild option. It’s a variation of a $32...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

Too many school absences?

Are planned absences taking too big a bite out of learning at the Haines School? At Tuesday’s school board meeting, two veteran teachers expressed...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Waste group seeks handle on mission

At its third meeting, the Haines Borough’s Solid Waste Working Group Monday continued to wrestle with identifying the issues it is tasked to solve,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

CIA making headway on trail around homes

The Chilkoot Indian Association is about halfway toward completing a trail encircling its Chilkoot Estates subdivision, an addition that will more...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 9, 2017

Valentine offerings: 3 dinners

Sweethearts have plenty of options for Valentine’s Day. The Presbyterian Church holds its annual Valentine’s Tea starting 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb....

 
 By Suzanne Ashe    News    February 9, 2017

Studley Loses case

The Alaska Supreme Court last month rejected a former Haines Borough candidate’s claims that he had to keep confidential his financial earnings....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

KHNS seeks comments

The Alaska Supreme Court last month rejected a former Haines Borough candidate’s claims that he had to keep confidential his financial earnings....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    February 9, 2017

Code group decides priorities

The Haines Borough Code Review Commission set minor offenses – the catalyst for the group’s formation – as its third priority as it begins to...

 

Brewfest tickets sell quickly

Ticket sales for the 25th annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival began Feb. 1, and organizers say some events may be sold out this...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    February 9, 2017

Boys shine in 'Threat'

The Community Youth Development Triple Threat basketball tournament was a big success last weekend as more than 100 student-athletes and families...

 

Duis volunteered with ANB, Hospice

Community volunteer Bob Duis, 70, died Jan 31 of heart failure at the health clinic. Duis retired...

 

Tattoo artist Baker liked to play host

Joe Baker, a tattoo artist and 29-year Haines resident, died Jan. 23 at his home in Port Edwards,...

 

Police report

Tuesday, Jan. 31 Police investigated a death at about 10:41 a.m. at First Avenue South. Wednesday, Feb. 1 Police initiated a confidential...

 

Grateful for borough grant for center

On behalf of the Haines Senior Center and the special people we serve, I would like to extend our heart-felt appreciation to the Haines Borough for...

 

Hoops torrney reinforces town's ideals

On behalf of the Hooptime coaches, I want to thank the community of Haines for hosting another fantastic Triple Threat basketball tournament. Lori...

 

Duly Noted

Haines Borough Public Library Director Patricia Brown has been appointed to serve on the Governor’s Advisory Council on Libraries. The one-year appo...

 

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