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Articles from the February 13, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    February 13, 2014

Musser hired as chief; to earn $75K

Following the breakdown of negotiations with former police chief candidate Richard Crays, Haines Borough interim manager Julie Cozzi Tuesday...

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    February 13, 2014

Team treks to Skagway in 40 hours

Only about a dozen people are known to have traveled by foot between Haines and Skagway. Six residents who made the mountaineering trip Jan. 31...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 13, 2014

Crays: For $80K, I wouldn't have applied

Haines Borough interim manager Julie Cozzi said this week that staff was not out of place in providing former police chief candidate Richard Crays a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 13, 2014

Puppet-palooza: Month of shows, programs

A month of puppet-related activities around Haines starts with the exhibit “Strung Up and Reconfigured: Puppetry in Haines and Beyond,” 5 p.m. Thu...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 13, 2014

Charges advance in car break-ins

Haines Borough interim police chief Simon Ford forwarded charges to the assistant district attorney last week related to the summer spree of car break...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Preschool gets lease extension

After hearing testimony from supporters of the Chilkat Valley Preschool Tuesday, the Haines Borough Assembly voted unanimously to extend the...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Hotch tourney starting

The annual Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament is scheduled to start Thursday, Feb. 13 and run through Sunday at the Haines School. This...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Borough, district OK air-handler project

With recent approval of an additional $70,000 from school district coffers, the Haines Borough is going ahead with a $350,000 replacement of three...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Legislator to address Chamber on Saturday

State Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, is coming to Haines this weekend to visit with the Chamber of Commerce, the Haines Borough School Board...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 13, 2014

ATVs on roads? Ordinance back

Haines Borough Assembly member Jerry Lapp is resuming the push for relaxation of snowmachine and all-terrain vehicle laws in the borough. An...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 13, 2014

Glacier Bear girls prevail in Skagway

The Haines High School girls’ basketball team fell to conference rival Metlakatla last weekend, and then traveled to Skagway and pounded the Panther...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Valentine's weekend busy with events

Besides dinner specials at local restaurants, Valentine’s Day weekend will feature three consecutive nights of live music, a pancake breakfast, a...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Idit-a-Swim under way at the pool

The annual Idit-a-Swim, a Haines pool promotion that puts swimmers “on the trail” to Nome, started Feb. 4 and continues through March. Pool...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Showcase set Sunday

Homegrown talent will shine onstage during the annual Northern Light Showcase, 7 p.m. Sunday in the Chilkat Center lobby. The show is presented by...

 
 Opinion    February 13, 2014

Editorial

If Bill Musser works out as chief of the Haines Borough Police Department, it will be despite the borough’s hiring process, not because of it. The b...

 
 Letters    February 13, 2014

Thank our stars for Crays' blow-up

Well, aren’t we lucky that the finalist for police chief blew his top and disgorged his bigoted vitriol before his hire, rather than afterward. His...

 
 Letters    February 13, 2014

Hospice volunteers worthy of praise

Thanks to board, staff and volunteers who give so many hours and love to Hospice of Haines. These neighbors directly serve folks who have daily...

 
 Letters    February 13, 2014

Heart-health event was a success

A big “thank-you” goes to Alissa Henry, Melina Shields and Sarah Jaymot for their leadership for the heart health spectacular Zumba, yoga and...

 
 Letters    February 13, 2014

Come out for Venturer Scouts fundraiser

The Haines Venturer Scouts are having an Australian Outback Steak and Shrimp Dinner and fundraising auction 5 p.m. Saturday, April 5 at Harriett...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    February 13, 2014

Duly Noted

Katie and Jim Whitley and sons Jonathan Slade, 2, and infant Matthew Gunner are leaving Haines and heading back to Texas, where they’ll live in a...

 
 Blotter    February 13, 2014

Police Report

Sunday, Feb. 9     A man requested dispatch logs related to his arrest for driving under the influence.   A woman, whose conditions of release...