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Articles from the March 30, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 30, 2017

Police pull-overs pushing minor offense numbers

Between 2015 and 2016, Haines minor offense cases jumped by 101 percent, according to Alaska court records, reflecting the largest increase in minor...

 
 By Ryan Harms    News    March 30, 2017

Valley teams take 3 of 4 Gold Medal crowns

Teams from the Chilkat Valley captured three of four titles at last week’s Juneau Lions Club 71st Gold Medal Basketball Tournament. With a combined...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

School breaks ties with sports poster company

Haines Borough School District is discontinuing a contract with a Lower 48 sports merchandise company and notifying residents that the district no lon...

 

Borough's population grows smaller, older

The population of Haines continued on a downward trend as another 26 people left town between 2015 and 2016. The Haines Borough also retains its...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

Grammy winner Eric Krasno among acts to play at state fair

The 49th Southeast Alaska State Fair will feature an eclectic mix of genres and sounds with its headliner picks this July, including two-time Grammy...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

Players to poke fun at Alaska Purchase

Do you wish you could have shared a meal with President Andrew Johnson, or toasted William H. Seward, the U.S. Secretary of State who arranged the...

 

Quartet will bring 'gypsy jazz' April 6

The Rhythm Future Quartet will bring “gypsy jazz” to Haines on Thursday, April 6 at a lively Chilkat Center show. “They’re virtuosos for...

 

Skagway's Vidic to headline 'Lights' showcase

The first Northern Lights Showcase of 2017 will rock the Chilkat Center this month. Cosmo Fudge will emcee the event that highlights local artists...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

Full roster for April's 'First Friday'

April’s First Friday celebration will feature creations ranging from whimsical to decorative. The monthly art walk starts at 5 p.m. April 7. The...

 

Season finale of River Talk: Most Embarassing Moments

The final River Talk of the winter season will feature storytellers sharing tales of their most embarrassing moments. Seven people will tell...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

Freeride gets day in the sunshine; competitor skirts avalanche

Freeride World Tour athletes braved deep snow on a steep mountain face March 24 after waiting a week for safe enough weather to compete. Although...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    March 30, 2017

Question for Haines: Is the Freeride over?

The Freeride World Tour is losing its title sponsor next year, and the tighter budget could put the Haines stop in jeopardy. Freeride World Tour...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 30, 2017

Borough manager finalists are Schnabel, Ryan

The final two local Haines Borough manager applicants both stressed their abilities to bring people together and curb controversy in borough politics...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    March 30, 2017

Mosquito Lake School to get advisory board

The Haines Borough Assembly Tuesday approved a new advisory board to the Mosquito Lake School Community Center, but didn’t follow recommendations...

 

Assembly votes for details in budget

The Haines Borough Assembly also voted 4-1 to direct borough staff to prepare printed budgets as it did in the past with tabs and with more detailed...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    March 30, 2017

True served 30 years as customs inspector

Longtime U.S. border agent Tom True died March 21 at the Sitka Pioneer Home, following a long...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    March 30, 2017

Former resident West dies at 53

Tracie West, who lived in Haines as a youth, died March 19 at her home in Palmer. She was 53 and...

 

Junior high hoops squads cap season in Juneau

The Haines Community Youth Development basketball season came to an end last weekend in Juneau. Teams spent spring break testing their mettle against...

 
 By Leigh Horner    News    March 30, 2017

Duly Noted

Jemma Joy Carter was born to Lori and Mike Carter at 8:32 a.m. on March 22 at Bartlett Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs., 11 oz. and measured 20....

 

Thanks for opportunity to help shelter

The “Rusty Compass, Dusty Rose” musical event was quite a success in a number of ways. From the production, actors, singers, costumes, scenery...

 

Without mills, no market for timber sale

Boy, is Eric Holle out of touch with reality. The picture in Lynn Canal Conservation’s March 16 ad of a log ship loaded with unprocessed logs for...

 

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