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Articles from the March 28, 2013 edition

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 By Karen Garcia    News    March 28, 2013

Lowe put on leave; hearing planned

Haines Borough manager Mark Earnest placed police chief Gary Lowe on paid administrative leave Tuesday, making Sgt. Simon Ford acting chief. The assem...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 28, 2013

Ferry terminal parking crackdown

Ferry system officials are planning to eliminate overnight parking at the Lutak terminal by fall, when construction activities are set to begin. The...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 28, 2013

Former bear monitor rejected for tour permit

The Haines Borough Assembly denied a request Tuesday from former bear monitor Shannon Donahue to begin small-scale bear-viewing tours along the...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 28, 2013

Fatal heli-skiing tour went out of bounds

Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures (SEABA) co-owner Scott Sundberg this week confirmed his company was operating on Bureau of Land Management...

 
 News    March 28, 2013

Calendar deadline Sunday

Residents have until Sunday, April 1, to get birthday, anniversary or other listings included on the 55th community calendar. The “birthday”...

 
 By Krista Kielsmeier    News    March 28, 2013

Klukwan recaptures Masters title; LaRose named MVP

In a rematch of last year’s championship game, Klukwan took back the Masters division title at the Gold Medal Basketball Tournament on Saturday,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 28, 2013

Nonprofit funding request process changed

The Haines Borough Assembly is changing its process for doling out funds to local nonprofits, and will be capping allocations from the general fund at...

 
 News    March 28, 2013

Lende top among local skiers at Buckwheat

Former marathoner Chip Lende doesn’t run any more, but he’s still fast enough to lead local athletes at the Buckwheat Ski Classic. Lende, 56,...

 
 By Karen Garcia    News    March 28, 2013

Highway project starts 2014; DOT outlines plan

A state road project designed to upgrade and improve 22 miles of the Haines Highway is slated to begin spring of 2014, pending approval of the...

 
 News    March 28, 2013

School sidewalk project extended

The Haines Borough has received an extra $350,000 to extend its Safe Routes to School sidewalk project from Third Avenue to East Fair Drive. The...

 
 Opinion    March 28, 2013

Editorial

The Haines Borough Assembly’s personnel committee should reduce allotted leave in the manager’s contract during its upcoming review of that...

 
 Letters    March 28, 2013

Land owner: Cut taxes, invite industry

The borough tax assessments recently were a shock to property owners, including myself. I am wondering about the way the assessor based his...

 
 Letters    March 28, 2013

Build new highway bridge to last

I’ve heard comments regarding DOT plans for replacing Wells Bridge at 24 Mile Haines Highway. Living in the upper valley for over 10 years, at two,...

 
 By Sara Callaghan Chapell    Duly Noted    March 28, 2013

Duly Noted

Kyle Fossman is the inaugural Alaska Airlines Scholar Athlete. The University of Alaska Anchorage scholarship was initiated by Alaska Airlines as...

 
 Blotter    March 28, 2013

Police Report

Monday, March 25 Two officers responded to a local motel when an employee called to report a female yelling in one of the rooms. The officers determin...