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Articles from the February 28, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Borough reviews not done

Although required to by code, Haines Borough Manager Mark Earnest has not provided for evaluations of employees since starting on the job three years...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Police employees raise issues about chief

Haines Borough manager Mark Earnest is reviewing complaints from personnel within the police department about chief Gary Lowe, mayor Stephanie Scott...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Former cop's license under review

The Alaska Police Standards Council has started the process of revoking the certification of former Haines police officer John Havard. Havard is the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 28, 2013

Downtown revival effort to regroup

An upcoming meeting of the Downtown Revitalization Committee may help determine the direction of the group, which hasn’t met since June. Lenise...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 28, 2013

Sun, wind will power new sign

Members of the Haines High School Power Systems Engineering class recently hung an “LED banner board” on a wall at the front of the high school....

 
 News    February 28, 2013

Klukwan center seeks tie with state

The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Advisory Council last week voted to support efforts of the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center to partner with the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    February 28, 2013

Legislature loosens water regs

Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott lamented recent action by the Alaska Legislature to loosen restrictions on cruise ship dumping in state waters....

 
 News    February 28, 2013

Middle school wrestlers notch titles at Dryden

Each winning his weight class, Charlie Bower and Cameron Merklin-Bauer led Haines middle school wrestlers to a fourth-place finish among eight teams...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Highway pull-off to become trailhead parking

A roadside pull-off near 7 Mile Haines Highway will be fenced off and cleaned up this spring in preparation for its transformation into a parking...

 
 News    February 28, 2013

Classes on marine safety offered

Representatives from the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association are offering a safety training class free to commercial fishermen March 8-10....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Mine summit helpful, borough officials say

Haines Borough officials recently returned from a Canadian mineral exploration conference. Assistant to the manager Darsie Culbeck and assembly...

 
 News    February 28, 2013

Borough: Tweak sockeye study

The Haines Borough is taking a closer look before signing off on a $10,000 study of local commercial fish stocks and management. The draft report,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Reciprocal fish licenses under fire

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee will recommend the state discontinue its reciprocal fishing license program with Canada, but...

 
 By Pam Randles    News    February 28, 2013

Wild Things

So far, 2013 has been an unusual year for wildlife. Some of the players are missing and others are acting like it is spring in February. Annie...

 
 News    February 28, 2013

Girls 'B' squad makes it to Triple Threat title game

One Glacier Bear team advanced to the championship game of the annual Triple Threat Tournament last weekend at the Haines School, and five Haines...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    February 28, 2013

Hoops squads top Eagles, look forward to regionals

Both Haines High School varsity basketball teams picked up wins over Yakutat on Monday in their final games before next week’s Region V tournament....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    February 28, 2013

Planners reject CIA fine appeal

The Haines Borough Planning Commission denied on Feb. 14 the Chilkoot Indian Association’s appeal of $1,000 in fines for unpermitted residential con...

 
 News    February 28, 2013

Schnabel talks with King

Reality TV star Parker Schnabel of Haines said his recent interview with newsman Larry King was fun. It was Schnabel’s first interview on camera....

 
 News    February 28, 2013

Meetings scheduled

Lack of a quorum cancelled Tuesday’s scheduled meeting of the Haines Borough Assembly. Members Norm Smith, Joanne Waterman and Jerry Lapp were...

 
 Letters    February 28, 2013

Schnabel misses on Kreiss-Tomkins

In his letter to the editor published Feb. 21, John Schnabel begins by writing “I know nothing...” How true those words are. He writes “...the...

 
 Letters    February 28, 2013

Community stepped in to help after fire

We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the Haines Volunteer Fire Department, Steve Barry, Kim Stinson, Derek Poinsette, the folks at Alaska...

 
 Letters    February 28, 2013

Save negativity until the next election

As a member of Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins’ campaign team, I can assure you that his statements regarding former Rep. Bill Thomas’ voting position...

 
 Letters    February 28, 2013

Thanks for organizing Triple Threat

I’d like to publicly give Sarah and Ralph Swinton a huge thank you for organizing the recent Triple Threat Basketball Tournament. It is a big chore...

 
 Letters    February 28, 2013

Schnabel allegations factually untrue

In the Feb. 21 edition of the Chilkat Valley News, John Schnabel made several charges against Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins that were without basis and...

 
 Letters    February 28, 2013

Rettingers appreciate help with bee

The Rettinger family would like to say a big thank you to the many organizations, businesses, and individuals who donated funds to help Jayden travel...

 

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