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Articles from the March 6, 2014 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 6, 2014

Borough pursues bonds for school

Acting as a combined body, the Haines Borough Assembly and school board voted Tuesday to begin a process that could put $6.94 million in school...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 6, 2014

Heli-ski firms: Open more area for 'event'

Two local heli-ski companies are asking the Haines Borough to temporarily open nearly 10,000 acres of terrain closed to the sport for a month-long...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 6, 2014

American Legion post adding room, breakfast

American Legion officials say they hope to complete an addition to their Second Avenue hall by the end of the month. A Vietnam Veterans’ Day dinner...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 6, 2014

Advisory committee skips vote on Katzeek

The Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee is not, at this point, interested in voting on dismissing board member and big game guide John...

 
 News    March 6, 2014

Salmon farming film March 13

“Salmon Confidential,” a documentary about fish farming in British Columbia, is screening at 6 p.m. at the library Thursday, March 13. The film...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 6, 2014

Picture Point elements cost twice the money available

A cost estimate for the Picture Point Wayside project has come in at roughly $730,000, more than double the amount of grant money available for improv...

 
 News    March 6, 2014

Local art projects finalist for funding

A proposal for new, walking-tour signage in Fort Seward and 25 professionally designed store windows in Haines is a finalist for grants to be awarded...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 6, 2014

Poker league retired after 8 years

For players in the World Tavern Poker league, it’s time to fold ’em. After eight years, local league play ended last month, with a potluck at the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 6, 2014

ATVs on roads? Last hearing Tuesday

Supporters of an ordinance that would allow ATV use on Haines Borough roads turned out to testify in front of the assembly last week, claiming ATVs ar...

 
 News    March 6, 2014

Bears lose at start of tournament

Both Haines High School basketball teams opened the Region V tournament on Wednesday with losses to top-seeded Metlakatla. The girls stormed back...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 6, 2014

Assembly to revisit heliport issue

The Haines Borough Assembly agreed last week to hear an appeal of a Feb. 13 planning commission decision denying a conditional use permit for a...

 
 Letters    March 6, 2014

Heli-ski industry is a bad neighbor

An assembly member recently said people live in rural areas of the borough to do whatever they want without regard for neighbors or the law. I live...

 
 Letters    March 6, 2014

Canadians, snowbirds easy targets

In 2013, Phil Goldberg told me there were like 16 snowbird families who were being charged with fishing violations and various other charges and the...

 
 Letters    March 6, 2014

Backcountry skiers part of winter tourism

I listened with interest to the Feb. 20 edition of “Talk Around Town” on KHNS regarding winter tourism. A great diversity of users enjoy the...

 
 Letters    March 6, 2014

For economy, focus on town's draws

Haines is a special place. According to the Haines Comprehensive Plan, “The top two reasons people like living here are the outdoors and natural...

 
 Letters    March 6, 2014

Exhibit brings puppet world to life

I well know that Haines is deeply gifted with artistic talent, yet I was amazed by the depth, imagination and emotion on display at the Sheldon...

 
 Letters    March 6, 2014

Bigs needs men to step up and mentor

As this paper hits Haines mailboxes, supporters of Haines Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) will be enjoying a great bowling party, the conclusion of...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    March 6, 2014

Duly Noted

More than a dozen seniors made a road trip to the 33 Mile Roadhouse restaurant for lunch Friday. Two vans and several cars transported the group on th...

 
 Blotter    March 6, 2014

Police Report

Monday, March 3       A caller reported icy conditions on Deishu Drive. Road crews were advised.   A person reported an abandoned motor home on...