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Articles from the February 25, 2016 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    February 25, 2016

Michigan man new school superintendent

Anthony Habra, who worked the last six years heading up small-town school districts in Michigan, this week signed an agreement for a three-year...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 25, 2016

Hostility to 'Tier 3'

A Tier 3 designation for the Chilkat River would be compatible with uses like two-stroke outboard motors and existing mining operations, but would be...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 25, 2016

Innovation earns library nomination for award

The Haines Borough Public Library is one of 30 finalists for the prestigious National Medal for Museum and Library Service, a recognition director Pat...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 25, 2016

Officer targets alcohol, drug issues

The Haines Borough Police Department’s new officer is hoping to ramp up enforcement of drug and alcohol-related crimes, including driving under the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 25, 2016

A range of ideas for economy

Encouraging commercial agriculture, adding special events, and developing the port were among economic development opportunities touted at a public...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 25, 2016

Festival to feature 14 films, with 1 shot here

This year’s Telluride Mountain Film Festival features the usual stunning images of exotic destinations with a local twist: one of the 14 films is...

 

Swinton's 36 points lead Bears

Senior Kayley Swinton poured in 36 points to pace the Haines High School girls in a 55-49 victory over Wrangell last Friday. Swinton shot a torrid...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 25, 2016

Assembly sets hiring schedule, salary for top jobs

In a discussion that included reference to U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia and a member being gaveled over teleconference, the Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 25, 2016

Pot buffer an issue?

On the eve of the application period for marijuana businesses, it appears the locations for them downtown may be limited. Under regulations approved...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 25, 2016

'Z tag' allows drivers permanent registration

Manager Brad Ryan told the Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday he would look into an option offered by the state for the municipality to allow permanent...

 

Venables remembered for dedication to teaching

Betty Venables, 75, an elementary school teacher who taught at Covenant Life Center and at the...

 

Tier 3 designation meeting was 'ugly'

The public meeting this week – in which the Department of Environmental Conservation explained about possible Tier 3 protection for the Chilkat...

 

Many made Winter Olympics a success

Thanks to all who participated in the 2016 Winter Olympics at the fairgrounds on Saturday. Thanks to Takshanuk Watershed Council for running the...

 

Extend Juneau highway, trim ferry ride

Concerning the ferry situation, in the early 1960s Juneau’s ferry terminal was located in the downtown area. To save three hours’ travel time...

 

Reading contest drew 46 participants

Readers! We had 46 students participate in the tournament this year. A huge thank you to all who volunteered their time as judges, timers and...

 

Sushi event was much appreciated

To Yuko Hays and Lisa Schwartz and all the wonderful volunteers who made the sushi fundraiser possible: thank you, thank you, thank you! Your time...

 

Duly Noted

After two weeks and 20 rounds of competition, the Tournament of the Readers concluded Monday in the Haines School gym. The undefeated Seahawks...

 

Police Report

Monday, Feb. 22 Dispatch received a call from a Whitehorse, Y.T., business asking for police assistance in contacting the owner of a vehicle that had...

 

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