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Articles from the February 21, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    February 21, 2013

Wellgreen: Ore facility needed

A transportation study by Prophecy Platinum completed in December points to Skagway as the shipping port for ore from the Wellgreen deposit at Burwash...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 21, 2013

Fires destroy cabin, damage tour boats

Weekend fires gutted a Mud Bay Road cabin and severely damaged the contents of a motel storage shed near 1 Mile Haines Highway. A 7 a.m. blaze Sunday...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 21, 2013

Breakwater draft study: Sea floor soft

Extending the rubble mound breakwater is likely not an option for the South Portage Cove harbor expansion project, according to the preliminary...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 21, 2013

Haines-raised woman in Hall of Fame

A woman schooled in Haines who served as executive secretary to former Alaska Gov. Jay Hammond and longtime aide to former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens has...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 21, 2013

Prices push produce effort

The rising cost of local produce has prompted Whiterock Nursery to offer more edibles and to plant two months earlier in the year. The company also...

 
 News    February 21, 2013

Telluride Mountain Film Festival on March 1

The Telluride Mountain Film Festival returns to Harriett Hall at the Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1. The fair and...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 21, 2013

'Good Lovelies' show set for Friday night

Canadian trio the Good Lovelies is bringing its three-part harmonies and witty on-stage banter to the Chilkat Center this Friday at 7:30 p.m. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 21, 2013

Lunchtime meeting on Dungeness on Friday

A marine fisheries supervisor for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will attend Friday’s Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory...

 
 News    February 21, 2013

Spelling bee champ seeks funds for trip

Jessica Rettinger this week said her family will be accepting donations to raise about $1,200 to take son Jayden to the state spelling bee in Anchorag...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 21, 2013

'Old guys' lead Klukwan to Hotch tournament win

What the Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament lacked in participation, it made up for in parity, as the Klukwan Chilkats clinched the title...

 
 News    February 21, 2013

Triple Threat Tournament to begin Friday

Following a basketball-packed four days featuring high school games and the Dick Hotch Memorial Basketball Tournament, the Haines School will host...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 21, 2013

DDF team 2nd in small schools

The Haines Drama, Debate and Forensics team took second place overall in the small schools division at last weekend’s state competition in...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 21, 2013

Assembly still grappling with nonprofit funding

How the Haines Borough should distribute money to local nonprofits has been discussed for years, and the issue continues to vex the assembly. Mayor...

 
 News    February 21, 2013

Boys drop 2 to Chiefs

The Glacier Bear boys had a rough regular season finale last weekend, but they did put together their best first half of the year in the opener...

 
 Obituaries    February 21, 2013

Irene Nelson enjoyed painting, natural foods

Irene Nelson, 64, died in Anchorage Friday. She had recently suffered heart problems, family...

 
 Letters    February 21, 2013

Spending decisions make no sense

Something is wrong. We hire a borough manager for $108,000 – who has repeatedly changed his mind about whether he wants to stay or leave (and even...

 
 Letters    February 21, 2013

Kreiss-Tomkins not honest in assertions

I know nothing about Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins’ philosophy or background except that he attended Yale but didn’t graduate, is 23 years of age and ha...

 
 Letters    February 21, 2013

Displaced cabin-dwellers grateful

I am overwhelmed with the love, support, and supplies that we have received in the last few days. Special thanks to the fire guys and gals for the...

 
 Letters    February 21, 2013

Sponsors made contest a success

We would like to thank the parents and students who are participating in the 2013 Alaska History Day event for Haines with the theme “Turning...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    February 21, 2013

Duly Noted

Mario and Natalie Benassi won the Valentine’s kissing contest at the Pioneer Bar Saturday. They beat out son Josh Benassi and Cassie Miller, as well...

 
 Blotter    February 21, 2013

Police Report

Tuesday, Feb. 19 A local business reported theft of money from an employee. Police began an investigation. A chimney fire was reported on Second Avenu...

 

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