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Articles from the April 20, 2017 edition

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 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

All drug charges against Lari dropped

The state dismissed all drug charges against Dean Lari last week because of what a magistrate judge described as a “technicality” and Lari’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

Early data on goats presented

Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Kevin White presented Thursday preliminary findings of a seven-year study on regional mountain goat...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

'Girls Rock' the focus of weekend concerts

Local and state musicians will rock out this weekend at the Chilkat Center and Pioneer Bar to raise money for Haines girls to attend this summer’s...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Sportsmen considering coho derby

With unprecedented restrictions on fishing for king salmon, the Haines Sportsman’s Association has turned to coho. Group president Charlie DeWitt...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Statewide gathering of Legion next week

The Haines American Legion chapter will host Alaska’s 98th American Legion Department Convention April 27-29, bringing more than 95 people to town....

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Klukwan School loses principal after 3 years

The superintendent of Chatham School District, who also serves as Klukwan School principal, resigned last week. Superintendent Bernie Grieve...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Mining steering committee plans forum on issues

A new mining steering committee recently organized by Takshanuk Watershed Council plans to educate the public through a “comprehensive and...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Planners mum on plans for pot farm

Marijuana cultivation is legal statewide, but municipalities have the option to more stringently regulate it or outlaw it all together. In the face...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Klukwan program aimed at youth jobs

Klukwan high school students are learning the basics of pre-employment skills and career exploration, hoping to snag a job this summer at local busine...

 
 By Tom Morphet    News    April 20, 2017

Fish habitat regulations a concern for advisory committee

Members of the Upper Lynn Canal Fish and Game Advisory Committee expressed support for more public notification of work impacting salmon habitat...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Sportsmen set sights on upgrade for range

The Haines Sportsman’s Association is planning a facelift of its Mud Bay Road rifle range. Board member Shane Horton said the group will start...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

Assembly debates police issues

After reviewing a large budget increase for the police department, the Haines Borough Assembly discussed a host of police issues during a budget...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

For differing reasons, revolving loan funds stalled

Between an apparent lack of awareness and the inability to continue financing due to default, two local revolving business loan-funding options have...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    April 20, 2017

Biologist cites high diversity among goats

According to information provided at last week’s goat presentation by Alaska Department of Fish and Game: -43 percent of mountain goats die from...

 
 By Natalie Helms    News    April 20, 2017

Planners seek to expand notification

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted to notify more neighbors when development projects are being planned. Households within 500 feet of a...

 

Sele served city and bank as clerk

Dorothy Sele, who worked as a clerk for the City of Haines and as a teller at the Haines bank, died...

 

Recall effort is self-serving, divisive

There was a time when I thought the recall process was all about ridding the political system of really bad people. Thieves, crooks, you name it. But...

 

With recall, who would run for assembly?

It is painful to be the subject of a recall, especially when I believe I’m doing a good job on the assembly. Harder still is that all I have in...

 

To judge mining, consider Greens Creek

In response to “Don’t Judge Mines on Actions from Past” (CVN, April 13), unfortunately, we only have past and present mines to base our...

 

Schnabel highly qualified to be manager

In a letter last week, Joe Poor said, without mentioning names, that the borough manager candidate who is not Brad Ryan “has been deemed unqualified...

 

Community foundation is a treasure

“This class expands your taste buds.” “It’s a confidence builder.” “Fabulous food.” “It’s good for the belly and the soul!” These...

 

Recall frivolous, expensive distraction

I regret that a recall is planned. It is unfortunate that our small community cannot resolve problems by discussing our different opinions and ideas....

 

Schnabel most qualified candidate ever

  There are two good candidates for the Haines Borough manager position. I would like to highlight the qualifications and experience of one. Debra...

 

Duly Noted

Aksel Archer Stickler was born to Corrie and Daniel Stickler at Bartlett Memorial Hospital in Juneau on April 17. Aksel weighed 7 lbs., 13...

 

Editorial

On October 20, 2016, the Chilkat Valley News reported at the top of its front page that Haines Borough police had arrested Dean “Bear” Lari in a...

 

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