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Articles from the March 24, 2016 edition

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 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2016

Freeride event seeks funding, closer heli=pad

The manager of the Freeride World Tour told the Haines Chamber of Commerce last week that securing sponsorships to increase contributions to the event...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    March 24, 2016

John Schnabel dies at 96

NOTE TO NON-SUBSCRIBERS: THIS WEEK'S NEWSPAPER, INCLUDING THE JOHN SCHNABEL OBITUARY, AVAILABLE FOR...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2016

Alaska snowboarder Bell wins gold

The Haines competition of the 2016 Freeride World Tour ended Monday with a victory by an Alaskan athlete and the cancellation of its live webcast due...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2016

New festival crowds brewfest schedule

Organizers of the Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival are concerned that a new, statewide brewers and distillers festival may diminish...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2016

Haines speller near top at bee

Aurora Alten-Huber of Haines, a champion in four school-wide spelling bees, tied for second place at the Alaska State Spelling Bee Tuesday after...

 

Silk painting, Lightroom classes offered

The Haines School’s Community Education program will be offering classes in silk painting and Adobe Lightroom starting at the end of the month....

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 24, 2016

No unlimited use for heliport

The Haines Borough Planning Commission narrowly decided March 10 to deny a landowner’s request for unlimited use of a heliport near 35 Mile Haines...

 

Honky-tonk band here April 6

The Easy Leaves, a honky-tonk band from Fresno, Calif., will perform at the Chilkat Center auditorium starting 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. The band,...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2016

Amphibious craft makes forced landing at Lutak

An an amphibious plane made an emergency landing in Lutak Inlet Wednesday about a mile north of the ferry terminal. No injuries were reported in the...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2016

District cuts technology position

One year after the Haines Borough School Board committed to $125,000 in high-tech classroom upgrades and $75,000 annually in lease fees, it has...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2016

Committee seeks ski rule change

The Haines Borough’s minor offense committee will recommend a revision of borough law regarding skiing on area roads, following a meeting of the...

 

Most valley teams advance at Medal

Four out of five Chilkat Valley teams were still alive at the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament as of press time Wednesday. Both Haines squads – the...

 

Tandy remembered as gentle cowboy

Gordon Dell Tandy, 92, died March 3 in Seattle following vascular surgery. He had lived at Haines...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 24, 2016

Pioneer Bar for sale

The Pioneer Bar and Bamboo Room Restaurant is advertised for sale. Bob and Christy Fowler are aiming to move on from the downtown landmark that’s...

 

Editorial

Winter can grow long in the tooth in March and April. The calendar marks the start of spring but Alaskans who have been snowed on in May know the seas...

 

Mackowiaks grateful for town's support

We would like to publicly thank all those people who have so incredibly touched our lives; for the benefit auction, which was held on our behalf to...

 

Nordic skiers enjoyed great conditions

Under a sunny sky and with great trail conditions, about 20 racers came out to ski the 3rd annual Miles Klehini Classic Ski Race at 25 Mile. The...

 

Campbell upheld his oath of office

The people of the United States of America have a birthright and constitutional rights to freedom and due process of law.  The Haines Borough code re...

 

Greenhouse effect is complex

As pointed out in a recent paid commentary, it is true that water vapor is the largest contributor to the earth’s greenhouse effect and it has...

 

Writer disregards mine's violations

I agree with Brad Schulze regarding carbon credits being a “racket.” But I cannot, in a few sentences, address his statements regarding the...

 

Duly Noted

Christian Lende has landed a job as cook at a Quality Inn in Margaret River, West Australia, and plans to spend a year on the continent under a...

 

Police Report

Monday, March 21 A 911 caller reported turkeys loose in the Chilkat Center parking lot. The caller was advised that 911 was for emergencies and to...

 

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