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Articles from the March 23, 2017 edition

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 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017

Portage Cove trail may cost $6 million

A waterfront trail stretching from Picture Point to the Portage Cove state campground and a rebuilt Lookout Park will cost an estimated $5.9 million,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017

Drugs stolen at clinic

A “small amount” of prescription painkillers and sedatives were stolen late March 16 or early March 17 during an apparent break-in at the SEARHC m...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017

Schnabel permit OK'd, with conditions

Resident Ella Bredthauer said this week she would take a wait-and-see approach to a permit for blasting and hauling rock through her residential...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017

Computer scams sting residents

Convincing lies and bold pop-up ads have caused Haines residents to fall victim to online scams in recent weeks. Computer consultant James Alborough...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017

Bike relay, beer fest sell out in a hurry

Two landmark summer events celebrating their 25th anniversaries in 2017 are already sell-outs. Some 1,900 tickets to the afternoon beer-tasting at...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 23, 2017

Veteran actors team up in classic Neil Simon comedy

After years of producing “drama-dies” for Lynn Canal Community Players, director Tod Sebens decided it was time for a full-on comedy. Plus,...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017

Planners eye building height cap

Building height restrictions across the Haines Borough might be limited to 30 feet after the planning commission voted 5-2 last week to recommend...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 23, 2017

Radio supporters fight proposed cuts

KHNS is bracing for another year of potential budget cuts after the Senate Finance Subcommittee again proposed to defund public broadcasting across...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017

Board takes up cost of school administration

The Haines Borough School Board zeroed in on administration at its first run-through of next year’s budget on March 16. “Talking about...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 23, 2017

Freeride coming down to the wire

The fate of the 2017 Freeride World Tour in Haines will come down to weather and slope conditions Friday and Saturday. The event was delayed through...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    March 23, 2017

Bears fall quickly at tournament

The Haines High School basketball coaches say next season’s success will be determined by the work that players put in during the summer,...

 

Kurtz, 74, advocated for port, rail projects

Bill Kurz was buried March 16 at Jones Point in a large crate he had used as a toolbox. Kurz, who ha...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 23, 2017

Valley teams winning early at Medal tourney

At press time Wednesday, teams from the Chilkat Valley were undefeated after five games at Juneau’s Gold Medal Basketball Tournament. The Haines...

 

Respect existing land-use designations

Mr. Ordonez asked a keenly astute land-use question, “How can the rights of the various user groups be respected so that all of us can enjoy the...

 

Keep common-sense development alive

Thank you to everyone who wrote letters and spoke in support of the Skyline Subdivision conditional use permit. It was powerful to see so many...

 

Timber sales cost more than return

In your article regarding restored funding for the local forestry office, you quote my letter to state Reps. Parish and Ortiz, in which I state that...

 

Assembly members do a great service

I was saddened but not surprised by the news report concerning the ill treatment of two of our assembly members by some in the community. As an...

 

Duly Noted

Tom True, 67, died in Sitka on Tuesday of Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). True worked 30 years as an immigration inspector and customs agent at the U.S....

 

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