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Articles from the March 20, 2014 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    March 20, 2014

Avalanche buries, kills SEABA guide

Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures heli-skiing guide Aaron Karitis of Bend, Ore., died Monday night at Anchorage’s Providence Medical Center...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 20, 2014

School superintendent hire looms

The Haines Borough School Board is hoping to select a new superintendent by March 29. A hiring committee of board members and school officials that...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 20, 2014

Downtown group set to go again

The Downtown Revitalization Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 27, at the Rusty Compass Coffeehouse on Main Street for the first time in ne...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 20, 2014

Bill would eliminate reciprocal fish license

House Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, D-Sitka, is sponsoring a bill that would eliminate a regulation allowing Yukon Territory residents to buy fishing...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Lightroom class next week

Photographers looking to increase their skills with the program Adobe Lightroom can sign up for a six-week course taught by Ron Horn starting March...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Youth theater to present 'Willows' play

Registration has opened for Lynn Canal Community Players’ Summer Youth Theater Conservatory. The annual, theater day camp runs June 30 to July 20...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 20, 2014

Assembly OKs ATVs on borough roads

The Haines Borough Assembly last week unanimously approved an ordinance change that will allow ATVs on borough-owned roads. Member Diana Lapham raised...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Veterans' building nets $3K

The “Round Up” program, which asked customers of local stores to donate their change to the Soboleff-McRae Veterans Village and Wellness Center,...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Middle school grapplers place well for a small squad

Five Chilkat Valley students joined a field of more than 200 grapplers at the 2014 Southeast Middle School Wrestling Tournament in Juneau last month....

 
 By Eileen McIver    News    March 20, 2014

Show will benefit animal clinic

Throw an outfit on your dog and help the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel build a veterinary clinic in Haines. HARK’s pet fashion show starts 6 p.m....

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 20, 2014

Bears thwarted at state tournament

Following a late-season surge, the Haines High School boys’ basketball team went 0-2 at the Class 2A state basketball tournament in Anchorage this...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Fossman 9th in UAA scoring

Former Glacier Bear Kyle Fossman closed his University of Alaska Anchorage basketball career with a 27-point performance March 5 at the Great...

 
 Obituaries    March 20, 2014

Arbuckle a founder of Covenant Life

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, March 23 at the Covenant Life Center tabernacle for...

 
 Opinion    March 20, 2014

Editorial

Four heli-skiing deaths in Haines since 2012 are an unacceptable toll. They’re also a black eye for our town, an unnecessary public expense and a...

 
 Letters    March 20, 2014

Thanks for help in Dennis Miles Ski Race

Many thanks to the community for teaming up for a successful Dennis Miles Memorial Ski Race. It came as no surprise to find people and businesses...

 
 Letters    March 20, 2014

Turn your frowns upside down, please

Week after week, I have been reading the paper hoping for some good news only to read about the collective “shooting ourselves in the foot” news....

 
 Letters    March 20, 2014

Heli-skiers, grow up and quit whining

As a user-group, what makes heli-skiers special? All other user-groups will be affected by this winter’s low snowfall. The fishermen, commercial,...

 
 By Eileen McIver    Duly Noted    March 20, 2014

Duly Noted

Isabella Frost Cheney was born 5:03 a.m. March 7 at Juneau’s Bartlett Regional Hospital to parents Kathryn and Ted Cheney. She weighed 6 pounds, 1...

 
 Blotter    March 20, 2014

Police Report

Monday, March 17    A caller reported a runaway juvenile, who was later located by police and returned to her residence.      A person...